Congratulations to North Paulding quarterback Boone Anderson for being voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 4-10!
The junior led an 80-yard drive as North Paulding trailed Marietta 42-38 with two minutes remaining in the game. He finished the drive with the game-winning touchdown pass to wide receiver Jeremiah Ray with 17 seconds left on the clock to secure North Paulding’s 45-42 win.
Boone received 52.11% of the vote, beating out East Forsyth’s Cadence Alberty who finished second with 43.3%. There were over 29,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Oct. 4-10:
Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran volleyball
Dunn had seven kills, a solo block and two block assists vs. Harrison in the match that determined if Mt. Paran would play in the Cobb County championship. Mt. Paran won it all, beating Allatoona in the title match.
Bryce Archie, McEachern QB
Archie was 13-of-18 with 226 yards passing and three touchdown passes in a win over Campbell.
Julius Smith, Kell DB
Smith had an interception vs. Osborne as Kell led 6-0 late in the third quarter. The INT shifted the momentum in Kell’s favor as the Longhorns went on to win 26-0.
Melina Baumann, North Forsyth volleyball
Baumann blocked nine shots vs. West Forsyth, tying the school record for blocks in a single match.
Emma Castorri, Buford softball
Castorri was 3-for-3 with a double, a triple, four RBIs and two runs as Buford notched a victory over Lanier.
Tyler Hughes, Marietta QB
Hughes threw four touchdown passes in the first half and rushed for a score in the fourth quarter in a 45-42 loss to North Paulding.
Gage Leonard, Calhoun ATH
Leonard had a one-handed interception and rushed for a touchdown on Calhoun’s ensuing offensive drive in a win over Blessed Trinity.
Matteo Carriere, Alpharetta WR
Carriere caught three touchdown passes in a win over Woodstock as Alpharetta snapped a five-game losing streak.
Scott Moskowitz, Milton RB
Moskowitz rushed for 136 yards and a 71-yard touchdown on 12 carries vs. Etowah.
Nyle Rehman, Benedictine C
Rehman, a center, did something most offensive linemen only ever dream about doing as he recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown in a win over Jenkins.
Chris Roper, Adairsville ATH
Roper did all of the scoring for Adairsville in a 20-10 win over Coahulla Creek as he rushed for two touchdowns and returned a kick 85 yards for a score.
Gunner Stockton, Rabun County QB
Stockton threw five touchdown passes and rushed for another score as he broke the Georgia state record for most total career touchdowns vs. Grovetown. He is now 10 touchdown passes shy of breaking Trevor Lawrence’s state record for all-time career touchdown passes (161).
Caroline Tremmier, Dade County K
Tremmier kicked two PATs with her twin sister, Abagail, holding in a 20-17 overtime win over Model.
Clay Hyatt, Haralson County QB
Hyatt rushed for four touchdowns in the first half, finishing the game with 202 yards rushing and five total touchdowns while recording 12 tackles on defense in a 42-14 win over Callaway.