Vote now: Who should be SBLive’s Mississippi high school athlete of the week?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi high school athlete of the week for Nov. 2-8 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Thursday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Friday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.

WEEK 1 WINNER: REID FLANAGAN, HERNANDO

WEEK 2 WINNER: JONATHAN HARRIS, PETAL 

WEEK 3 WINNER: GOLDMAN BUTLER, BIGGERSVILLE 

WEEK 5 WINNER: TAYLEN SMITH, WARREN CENTRAL

WEEK 6 WINNER: JONATHAN VAUGHN, MERIDIAN

WEEK 7 WINNER: JARQUEZ HUNTER, NESHOBA CENTRAL

WEEK 8 WINNER: JEREMIAH ROBINSON, PETAL

WEEK 9 WINNER: CAYDEN BETTS, CORINTH 

WEEK 10 WINNER: MIKE WILLIAMS, NATCHEZ

WEEK 11 NOMINEES: 

Caleb Miller, Clinton QB: Miller rushed for 109 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 179 yards and another TD to lead Clinton to a 35-7 win over Starkville. — GAME STORY

Kabe Barnett, Oak Grove QB: Barnett completed 13 of 15 passes for 209 yards and four touchdowns to lead Oak Grove to a 56-30 win over Northwest Rankin. — GAME STORY

Marquis Crosby, Presbyterian Christian RB: Crosby rushed for five touchdowns and passed for another TD to lead Presbyterian Christian to a 49-24 playoff win over Oak Forest.

TJ Colom, Walnut RB: Colom rushed 15 times for 232 yards and three touchdowns in just two quarters to lead Walnut to a 48-32 win over Palmer in the first round of the 2A playoffs. Walnut also had an interception on defense.

Kristian Milsap, Enterprise RB: Milsap had 1 sack, 108 yards, and 3 TDs in Enterprise’s first round win over West Lincoln 42-16.

TJ Luellen, Walnut RB: Luellen rushed 21 times for 111 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Walnut to a 48-32 win over Palmer in the first round of the 2A playoffs.

Jacobi Moore, Harrison Central WR: Moore caught seven passes for 107 yards and three touchdowns in Harrison Central’s 35-28 win over Ocean Springs.

Mike Williams, Natchez WR: Williams had 2 catches for 92 yards and 1 TD in Natchez’s loss to South Jones.

Issac Smith, Itawamba RB: Smith rushed 22 times for 129 yards and two touchdowns to lead Itawamba to a 34-18 win over Leake Central in the first round of the 4A playoffs.

Jaylen Aborom, Oak Grove CB: Aborom stepped in front of the first Northwest Rankin pass attempt of the night and took it 40 yards the other way for a touchdown. Oak Grove went on to a 56-30 victory.

Ja’Marea Briscoe, Clinton CB: Briscoe had a 46-yard interception return for a touchdown to help lead Clinton to a 35-7 win over Starkville.

Tayvon Jefferson, Harrison Central DE: Jefferson sacked Ocean Springs quarterback Bray Hubbard twice in the final two minutes of the game to preserve a 35-28 Harrison Central win over the Greyhounds Friday night in Region 4-6A football. 

Christian Turner, Harrison Central QB: Turner finished 12-of-19 passing for 150 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran for 45 yards and a pair of scores to help lead Harrison Central to a 35-28 win over Ocean Springs.

Darryen Hobbs, Center Hill RB: Hobbs scored all three touchdowns and rushed for over 100 yards in Center Hills 42-21 loss to West Point.

Tyron Holston, Poplarville RB: Holston had 8 carries for 231 yards and two touchdowns and added a 60-yard TD reception in Poplarville’s 62-17 win over Florence.

Tyron Henderson, Newton County WR: Henderson caught two touchdown passes in Newton County’s first-round 4A playoff win over Purvis.

Jermel Ford, Hattiesburg WR: Ford had two touchdown catches — including the game-winning 59-yard TD reception on a fourth down play late in the fourth quarter — to lead Hattiesburg to a 20-18 win over East Central. — GAME STORY

Tomacio Robinson, Hattiesburg LB: Robinson made several big plays in Hattiesburg’s 20-18 win over East Central, but the biggest one sealed the victory for the Tigers. With East Central mounting a potential game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter, Robinson sacked Hornet quarterback Brady Fant, forcing a fumble and getting the recovery to ice the game.

Aaron Steele, Kemper County QB: Steele went 18 of 27 for 331 yards and five touchdown passes to lead Kemper County to a first-round 46-12 playoff victory over Wilkinson County. 

Jackson Allen, Petal QB: Allen went 17 of 23 for 276 yards and eight touchdown passes in Petal’s 56-28 win over Terry.

Chandler Pittman, Magee QB: Pittman threw for 287 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 65 yards and two TDs to lead Magee to a 43-0 3A playoff victory over Yazoo County.

Traylon Minor, Natchez RB: Minor had 20 carries for 190 yards and three touchdowns in Natchez’s 31-30 loss to South Jones.

Tay Simms, Morton RB: Simms had 33 carries for 504 yards and 7 touchdowns in Morton’s 64-30 win over Jefferson County. Simms also returned a punt 64 yards for a TD.

Khamauri Rogers, Holmes County Central WR: Rogers had more than 200 yards from scrimmage, including 5 catches for 142 yards and two TDs, in Holmes County Central’s 26-7 win over Vicksburg.

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