Biggersville’s Goldman Butler voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Biggersville RB Goldman Butler for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week!

Butler had 20 carries for 249 and four touchdowns in a 64-0 win over Smithville.

Butler received 47.33% of the vote, beating out Corinth RB Cayden Betts who finished with 23.44%. Gulfport QB Breck LeFlore finished third with 6.58% and Neshoba Central QB Eli Anderson was fourth with 5.37%.

We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Sep. 21-27. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sep 14-20:

Christian Kell, Vancleave QB: Kell accounted for six touchdowns — three passing and three rushing — to lead Vancleave to a 71-34 victory over South Jones.

Khi Holiday, Tupelo Christian Prep QB:Holiday was 16 for 29 for 356 yards and seven TD passes in TCP’s 61-20 win over French Christian Academy. Holiday added 17 carries for 204 yards and another TD on the ground.

Marquis Crosby, Presbyterian Christian RB:Crosby ran for 315 yards and five touchdowns on just 18 carries to lead PCS to a 54-27 win over Wayne Academy. 

Cayden Betts, Corinth RB: Betts carried the ball 12 times for 223 yards and three touchdowns and added a 79-yard kick return TD to lead Corinth to a 66-27 win over Kossuth.

Alan Follis, West Jones QB: Follis was phenomenal in West Jones’ 34-31 comeback victory over Petal. The 6-foot-1 senior completed 20 of his 30 pass attempts for 285 yards with three passing touchdowns and one interception. He was at his best when West Jones needed it most – completing 14 of 19 passes following the interception, which came early in the third quarter.

Luke Altmyer, Starkville QB: Luke Altmyer threw four touchdown passes — including three to Stacy Robinson — as the Yellowjackets moved to 3-0 with a 35-14 victory over Meridian.

Chance Keith, Biloxi DB: Keith picked off a pass and returned it 40 yards for a TD in Biloxi’s 38-0 win over Stone. It was one of five turnovers forced by Biloxi’s defense.

Aaron Steele, Kemper County QB: Steele was 14-of-20 for 236 yards and 2 touchdowns and added 11 carries for 57 yards and another TD in KC’s 42-20 win over Eupora.

Jackson Allen, Petal QB: Allen was brilliant in defeat, completing 20 of 38 passes for 358 yards with three touchdowns in Petal’s 34-31 loss to West Jones.

Kyson Brown, Tupelo RB: Brown had 14 carries for 86 yards and two touchdowns in Tupelo’s 21-20 win over West Lauderdale.

Cam Marion, Northwest Rankin RB: Marion racked up 217 yards and four touchdowns on 39 carries to lead Northwest Rankin (2-1) to a 48-22 win over Ridgeland.

Jamar Grace, Kemper County WR: Grace hauled in five receptions for 91 yards and two touchdowns in Kemper County’s 42-20 win over Eupora.

Eli Anderson, Neshoba Central QB: Anderson threw three touchdown passes to lead Neshoba Central to a 27-16 win over Scott Central.

Breck LeFlore, Gulfport QB: LeFlore was 19 of 22 for 224 yards and three touchdowns through the air. He also added a TD on the ground in Gulfport’s 42-14 win over Pearl Central.

Sebastian Chafin, Wayne County QB: Chafin ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead Wayne County to a 24-21 win over Laurel.

Dayan Bilbo, Vancleave RB: Bilbo had 22 carries for 217 yards and two touchdowns, and he added two catches for 40 yards and another TD in Vancleave’s 71-34 victory over South Jones.

Junior Miller, Kemper County RB: Miller had 16 carries for 198 yards and 3 touchdowns, and added 2 receptions for 66 yards in Kemper County’s 42-20 win over Eupora.

Tyrese Ducksworth, Mize QB: Ducksworth accounted for all four touchdowns to lead Mize to a 28-21 win over St. Andrew’s Episcopal.

TJ Colom, Walnut RB: Colom racked up 170 yards and four touchdowns on only five carries in Walnut’s 70-0 “Joe Bowl” victory over rival Falkner.

D.J. Smith, Greenville Christian QB: Smith threw for 434 yards and five touchdowns to lead Greenville Christian to a 44-6 road win over Tunica Academy.



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