Congratulations to Denmark quarterback Jacob Nelson for being voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week for Sep. 13-18!
The sophomore threw a 74-yard strike for a touchdown to secure a 20-17 win over North Forsyth.
Nelson ran away with this week’s honor, receiving 82.35% of the total vote.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sep. 13-18:
Boone Anderson, South Paulding QB
Anderson threw three touchdown passes, including the game-winner in the fourth quarter in a 35-33 win over Brookwood.
Ethan Ashley, Denmark cross country
Ashley won first place with an individual time of 15 minutes, 34 seconds, propelling his team to a third-place finish overall.
Ella Beyer, Lambert volleyball
Beyer had a match-high 19 kills in a 3-1 win over North Forsyth.
Keyjuan Brown, South Atlanta RB
Brown rushed for 267 yards in a Week 5 win over Lovett to keep his stellar junior season going.
Naim Cheeks, Gainesville RB
Cheeks rushed for 242 yards and three touchdowns vs. Forsyth Central.
Dorian Graham, Sandy Creek RB
Graham rushed for three touchdowns on three consecutive offensive drives vs. Westminster.
Zach Harris, Cambridge QB
Harris threw only one touchdown pass in a win over Creekview, but his touchdown was the only score of the game and was enough to give Cambridge its first win over Creekview in program history. Cambridge was 0-9 vs. Creekview before the win.
Sam Horn, Collins Hill QB
Horn did most of his scoring in the first quarter vs. Alpharetta. He threw three touchdown passes in the first quarter and added one more in the third.
Tyler Hughes, Marietta QB
Hughes led his team to a win over Parkview with an excellent performance in Week 5, going 13-of-19 for 241 yards and four touchdown passes.
MJ Morris, Carrollton QB
Morris found the end zone all night, going 16-of-19 for 255 yards and six touchdowns while rushing for another score in a blowout win over Dalton.
Kam Munson, Collins Hill softball
Munson went 3-for-5 with a grand slam, a three-run home run, a double and a school-record eight RBIs as Collins Hill triumphed over Winder-Barrow.
Ethan Nation, Roswell ATH
Nation hauled in two touchdown receptions and returned a punt for a touchdown against Campbell.
Anna Reeves, Providence Christian softball
Reeves went 4-for-4, hit for the cycle and scored the game-winning score in a 6-5 win over Loganville Christian. She also had three hits, two doubles and two RBIs in a 9-6 win over North Cobb Christian.
Nathan Vail, Harrison S
Harrison fell to Grayson 31-23 in week 5, but Vail returned an interception 68 yards for a touchdown.