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

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

Butler rushed for 97 yards on 21 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead Biggersville to a 26-0 win over Nanih Waiya on Nov. 27.

Butler received 34.5% of the vote, beating out Clinton WR Jordyn Battee who finished with 28.84%. Biggersville RB/DB Zae Davis finished third 19.03% and West Point RB Cameron Young was fourth with 9.54%There were more than 30,000 votes tallied this week!

We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 6. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.

Here are the previous SBLive Mississippi Athlete of the Week winers:

WEEK 1 WINNER: REID FLANAGAN, HERNANDO

WEEK 2 WINNER: JONATHAN HARRIS, PETAL 

WEEK 3 WINNER: GOLDMAN BUTLER, BIGGERSVILLE 

WEEK 4 WINNER: TAYLEN SMITH, WARREN CENTRAL

WEEK 5 WINNER: JONATHAN VAUGHN, MERIDIAN

WEEK 6 WINNER: JARQUEZ HUNTER, NESHOBA CENTRAL

WEEK 7 WINNER: JEREMIAH ROBINSON, PETAL

WEEK 8 WINNER: CAYDEN BETTS, CORINTH

WEEK 9 WINNER: MIKE WILLIAMS, NATCHEZ

WEEK 1O WINNER: MARQUIS CROSBY, PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTIAN

WEEK 11 WINNER: CAYDEN BETTS, CORINTH

WEEK 12 WINNER: CAYDEN BETTS, CORINTH

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Nov. 23-29:

Jordyn Battee, Clinton WR: Battee caught two clutch touchdown passes — including a one-handed snag — in Clinton’s 31-27 loss to Oxford. — GAME STORY

Thomas Clayton, Calhoun City ATH: Clayton had 115 yards from scrimmage — including the game-winning 46-yard TD reception late in the fourth quarter — to lift Calhoun City to a 22-14 win over East Union.

Zae Davis, Biggersville RB/DB: Davis carried the ball 10 times for 128 yards and two touchdowns and added an interception on defense in Biggersville’s 26-0 win over Nanih Waiya.

Courtland Harris, Oak Grove RB: Harris ran for 134 yards on 13 carries and 2 TDs, plus he caught a 25-yd pass for a score to lead Oak Grove to a 43-24 win over Northwest Rankin. — GAME STORY

Omar Howell, Oxford RB: Howell rushed 30 times for 211 yards and scored the game-winning touchdown with to lift Oxford to a 31-27 win over Clinton. — GAME STORY

Zy McDonald, Ridgeland QB: McDonald accounted for all three of Ridgeland’s touchdowns — two passing and one rushing — in their 29-22 loss to West Point. In the first half alone, McDonald was 11-of-12 for 148 yards. He finished 28-of-39 for 282 yards. — GAME STORY

Caleb Miller, Clinton QB: Miller threw for 236 yards and three touchdowns and carried the ball 26 times for 126 yards and another TD in Clinton’s 31-27 loss to Oxford.

Colton Plunk, East Union RB: Plunk rushed for 122 yards in East Union’s 22-14 loss to Calhoun City.

Kentrel Pruitt, West Jones RB: Pruitt scored two touchdowns to help West Jones beat Pascagoula 18-16 in the 5A South Championship. — GAME RECAP

D.J. Richardbey, Poplarville RB: Richardbey rushed 21 times for 115 yards and a touchdown to help lead Poplarville to a 35-6 win over Mendenhall.

Tristan Shorter, Oxford LB: Shorter had another huge game for the Chargers, scoring on a pick-six in the first quarter, then deflecting Clinton QB Caleb Miller’s final pass of the game to clinch Oxford’s 31-27 win over Clinton. — GAME STORY

Gregory Swann, Poplarville RB: Swann racked up 105 yards and two touchdowns on just four carries in Poplarville’s 35-6 win over Mendenhall.

Jaron Thompson, Calhoun City DB: Thompson picked off two passes and recovered a fumble to help lead Calhoun City to a 22-14 win over East Union.

Cameron Young, West Point RB: Young rushed for 169 yards and three touchdowns to lead a dominant West Point running attack in their 29-22 win over Ridgeland. — GAME STORY

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