Congratulations to Valwood boys basketball point guard Nate Williams for being voted SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week for Dec. 6-12!
Williams ran away with this week’s honor, receiving 80.75% of the total vote.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Dec. 6-12:
Omari Arnold, Brooks County football
Arnold rushed for a season-high 320 yards and five touchdowns in the 56-28 state championship win over Irwin County.
DeAngelo Berry, Valdosta basketball
Berry pulled off a double-double with 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead Valdosta to a 71-41 win over Cook County.
David Dallas, Trinity Christian football
Dallas threw for 263 yards and four touchdowns while adding another score on the ground in the 55-28 state championship win over Prince Avenue Christian as Trinity Christian became the first Coweta County school to win a state title.
Sierra Driessen, Central Gwinnett basketball
Driessen accounted for 35 points in a win over Therrell and 25 points, seven steals and five assists in a win over Milton.
Zyere Edwards, St. Andrews basketball
Edwards scored a season-high 33 points in a 75-54 win over Savannah Christian.
Malique Ewin, Berkmar basketball
Ewin had 25 points and 10 rebounds in a 73-62 win over Milton in the Hawks Naismith Classic.
Aaron Gates, Trinity Christian football
Gates caught five passes for 165 yards and two touchdowns in the 55-28 state championship win over Prince Avenue Christian.
Holden Geriner, Benedictine football
Geriner threw for a career-best 397 yards and four touchdowns in the 35-28 state championship win over Carver-Columbus.
Jamar Graham, Cedar Grove football
Graham threw for a season-high 362 yards and five touchdowns in the 56-26 state championship win over Carver-Atlanta, becoming the second player in state history to throw five touchdowns in a championship game after Valdosta’s Stan Bounds (1971).
Travis Hunter, Collins Hill football
Hunter forced a fumble on defense and caught 10 passes for a game-high 153 yards and a score in the 24-8 state championship win over Milton, leading Collins Hill to its first state title in school history.
Jake Mooney, West Forsyth basketball
Mooney had a double-double, scoring 20 points and snagging 14 rebounds in a 66-57 win over defending region 6-7A champion South Forsyth.
Fred Perry, Warner Robins football
Perry rushed for 233 yards and two touchdowns while leading the team in tackles with 10 in the 38-14 state championship win over Calhoun, capping off a playoff run in which Perry rushed for 926 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Korine Talkington, Southeast Bulloch flag football
Talkington threw a touchdown pass and caught one with less than a minute to go in a 12-0 win over defending state champion Calvary Day.
Ava Watson, North Gwinnett basketball
Watson made her presence felt all over the court in a win over Banks County as she accounted for 24 points, three rebounds, three steals, two assists and two blocks.