Rawls shot 11-for-18 from the field and scored 40 points in a 76-69 win over Jeff Davis County.
Rawls received 59.8% of the vote, beating out Ingomar’s Tyson Smithey who finished with 35.54%. Lake Cormorant’s Keithean Brooks finished third 3.65% and East Marion’s Vashon Sims was fourth with 0.66%.
We are currently accepting Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Dec. 14-20. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Dec. 7-13:
Keithean Brooks, Lake Cormorant: Recorded a double-double in a 52-49 loss to Saltillo with 19 points and 13 rebounds.
Eric Green, Starkville: Scored 30 points in a 73-67 quadruple-overtime win over Brandon, then scored 10 points in a 52-43 win over Columbus.
Keondra Hampton, Itawamba AHS: Scored 25 points to go along with four steals and eight assists in a 68-61 win over Shannon.
Vashon Sims, East Marion: Turned in a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds with one assist and two steals in a 76-69 win over Jeff Davis County.
Jacorian Smith, Byhalia: Scored 14 points and 10 rebounds in a 54-49 win over Senatobia, then scored 14 and 19 points in wins over Water Valley and Lewisburg.
Tyson Smithey, Ingomar: Turned in two double-doubles with 18 points and 15 rebounds in a 59-52 win over West Union and 19 points and 11 boards in a 51-42 win over Byers.
Drew Roth, St. Patrick: Turned in two double-doubles with 30 points and 14 rebounds in a 72-26 win over Purvis and 18 points and 10 rebounds in a 67-30 win over Sacred Heart.
Conner West, Greene County: Turned in a double-double with 25 points and 10 rebounds to go along with three steals in a 63-42 loss to Pearl River Central.
Caleb Wilson, St. Joe: Made 7 out of 10 shots from the floor and scored 19 points to go along with six rebounds, four steals and six assists in a 58-48 win over North Pike.