Pierce County ATH Daytin Baker voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Pierce County ATH Daytin Baker for being voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week for Sep. 27-Oct. 3!

The senior scored all three of Pierce County’s touchdowns in a 28-21 loss to Rabun County. Baker rushed for two touchdowns, including a 58-yard burst, and he recorded a 62-yard touchdown reception. 

Baker received 55.9% of the vote, beating out East Forsyth’s Cadence Alberty who finished second with 39.07%. There were over 40,000 votes tallied this week! 

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivega.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sep. 27-Oct. 3:

Cadence Alberty, East Forsyth softball

Alberty went 3-for-3 with a two-run home run, an RBI triple and an RBI single. She pitched the entire game, striking out eight batters in a 10-1 win over Dawson County. This marks East Forsyth’s first region championship win in school history. 

Jamal Anderson, Mill Creek LB

Anderson forced a North Gwinnett safety to give Mill Creek the lead in the third quarter after trailing 14-13 at halftime. Mill Creek went on to win 36-17 to remain undefeated.

Isaiah Bond, Buford WR

Bond scored three long touchdowns vs. Habersham: a 44-yard reception, 51-yard reception and a 60-yard kickoff return. 

Malcolm Brown, Warner Robins RB

Brown rushed for 172 yards and two touchdowns in a 77-34 thrashing of Camden County. 

Jaiden Credle, Carver-Columbus RB

Credle rushed for 206 yards and four touchdowns vs. LaGrange. One of his scores was a 94-yard rush.

Sam Horn, Collins Hill QB

Horn threw for 279 yards and four touchdowns vs. Peachtree Ridge, becoming Gwinnett County’s all-time passing leader with over 7,800 career passing yards. 

Ousmane Kromah, Lee County RB

Kromah rushed for 313 yards and three touchdowns vs. North Miami Beach (Florida).

T.J. Mitchell, Brunswick WR

Mitchell caught only three passes vs. South Effingham, but they were all touchdowns, and he finished with 162 yards receiving. 

Myles Oliver, Douglas DB

Oliver intercepted two passes and returned a kick for a score vs. Paulding. 

Katie Perry, Providence Christian softball

Perry struck out 10 batters in five innings vs. Tucker, 12 batters vs. Mount Pisgah and nine batters vs. King’s Ridge. 

Cole Speer, Calhoun WR

Speer returned two punts for touchdowns vs. Hiram. He took the first one back 70 yards and the second 85 yards.

Justin Thomas, Benedictine ATH

Thomas rushed for 119 yards and three touchdowns on just six carries vs. Burke County. 

Josh Thompson, Johns Creek

Thompson caught two passes for touchdowns and blocked a kick — his sixth blocked kick of the year — vs. Chattahoochee. 

Armani Tookes, Langston Hughes ATH

Tookes had a touchdown reception and an interception, which he took back 81 yards for a score vs. Westlake.

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