East Forsyth softball star Emily Hutcheson voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to East Forsyth softball star Emily Hutcheson for being voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 18-24!

The junior outfielder prevented a Pierce County home run when she jumped and reached over the center-field wall to snag the ball. 

Hutcheson received 44.82% of the vote, beating out Brookwood RB Alexander Diggs who finished second with 38.33%. South Cobb QB Javon Richardson finished third with 16.03% and Grayson S Myles Woods finished fourth with 0.27%. There were over 43,000 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 Oct. 18-24:

Alexander Diggs, Brookwood RB 

Diggs rushed for three touchdowns and accounted for 234 total yards of offense vs. Grayson. 

Myles Woods, Grayson S

Woods intercepted two passes and recovered a fumble in the loss to Brookwood. 

James May, Marietta cross country

May won the boys individual region 3-6A title race, finishing five seconds ahead of the second-place runner.

Paige Armstrong, Mt. Paran volleyball

Armstrong had 20 digs from her setter position as Mt. Paran beat St. Vincent 3-0.

Javon Richardson, South Cobb QB

Richardson, who is only a sophomore, threw for 296 yards and three touchdowns while adding 118 yards and a score on the ground vs. Osborne. 

Ethan Ashley, Denmark cross country 

Ashley won first place in the Region 6-7A championships with a time of 15:42, 19 seconds faster than the second-place finisher, as Denmark won its third straight region championship. 

James Tyre, Lambert QB 

Tyre threw four touchdown passes, his most in a single game this year, as Lambert beat Forsyth Central 35-3.

Ryan Bartling, Pinecrest WR

Bartling hauled in a touchdown reception and took an interception back for a score vs. North Georgia. 

Keegan Stover, West Forsyth QB 

Stover threw for 280 yards and five touchdowns while adding 75 yards on the ground on nine carries. 

Emily Hutcheson, East Forsyth softball

Hutcheson prevented a Pierce County home run when she jumped and reached over the center-field wall to snag the ball. 

Chase Belcher, Lowndes RB 

Belcher rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns in a 52-31 win over Colquitt County. 

Isaiah Bond, Buford WR 

Bond caught only two passes vs. Lanier, but they went for 91 receiving yards and a score in a 56-0 shutout. 

Garrett Zalewski, Mill Creek LB

Zalewski intercepted a pass and returned it 62 yards to put Mill Creek up 17-14 vs. Newton at the half, and the score would remain the same until the game ended as Mill Creek advanced to 8-0.

Jake Parker, Cartersville QB

Parker threw three touchdown passes in a 49-7 rout of Woodland in Week 10.

Brady Skipper, Coffee ATH

Skipper rushed for three touchdowns, one a 76-yard score, and intercepted a pass in a 33-13 win over Veterans.

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