Here are the candidates for the Scorebook Live Southern California girls basketball player of the week for Jan 13-19, as nominated by fans, readers and Scorebook Live’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Players from the Southern, LA City and San Diego Sections are considered. Voting will conclude on Thursday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Friday morning. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveca.
Sylena Peterson, Bonita Vista: Peterson scored 28 points to go along with 5 assists in Bonita Vista’s 81-52 win over Otay Ranch.
Nyah Moran, King: Moran scored a double-double of 15 points and 14 rebounds to lead King to a 58-44 victory over Centennial.
Ashlee Lewis, Long Beach Poly: Lewis scored 21 points and added 11 rebounds, 2 blocks for LB Poly in a 65-44 win over Woodrow Wilson.
Tautinei Puaina, Mira Mesa: Puaina’s double-double helped Mira Mesa against Cathedral Catholic as she scored 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Taylor Donaldson, Oaks Christian: Donaldson scored an impressive 43 points to go along with 16 rebounds and 6 assists in Oak Christian’s 78-72 win over Thousand Oaks.
Vanessa De Jesus, Sierra Canyon: De Jesus netted an impressive 32 points in Sierra Canyon’s 62-56 win over Long Beach Poly.
Brianna Furch, Brentwood: Furch led Brentwood with 26 points and 8 rebounds in the Eagles’ 78-57 win over McFarland.
Kiki Iriafen, Harvard-Westlake: Iriafen had a double-double for Harvard-Westlake including 28 points, 19 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals in the Wolverines’ 63-62 win over Chaminade.
Rayah Marshall, Lynwood: Marshall put up a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds in addition to 5 blocks in Lynwood’s 68-40 win over Downey.