Hattiesburg QB Tavares Wade voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Hattiesburg quarterback Tavares Wade for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 23-29!

The freshman had a breakout game, running 20 times for 163 yards and throwing a TD pass in a 16-10 overtime loss to Petal.

Wade received 17.65% of the vote, beating out Tupelo Christian Prep S Brewer Bailey who finished second with 9.75%. Vancleave RB Dayan Bilbo finished third with 9.47% and D’Iberville RB Drey Lenoir finished fourth with 9.43%

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

Brewer Bailey, Tupelo Christian Prep Safety: Bailey had 21 tackles in TCP’s 42-28 loss to Clarkdale.

Dayan Bilbo, Vancleave RB: Bilbo rushed 49 times for 405 yards and five touchdowns in Vancleave’s 44-28 win over St. Martin.

Christopher Burnett, Yazoo City QB: Burnett threw for 257 yards and four TDs and ran for 56 yards to lead Yazoo City to a 34-33 win over Callaway.

Brandon Gladney, Northwest Rankin QB: Gladney threw for 233 yards and three touchdowns in Northwest Rankin’s 42-26 loss to Ridgeland.

Jamar Grace, Kemper County ATH: Grace hauled in two touchdown catches and had an interception on defense in Kemper County’s 47-20 win over Leake Central.

Chancellor Greer, Philadelphia RB: Greer rushed 22 times for 103 yards and a touchdown in Philadelphia’s 35-14 loss to Meridian.

Bray Hubbard, Ocean Springs QB: Hubbard was a one-man wrecking crew for the Greyhounds, rushing for four TDs and passing for two more to lead Ocean Springs to a 45-44 double overtime win over Clinton. Hubbard finished with 88 rushing yards and 205 passing yards.

Quindarrius Jones, Meridian WR: Jones racked up 112 yards receiving and caught two touchdown passes in Meridian’s 35-14 win over Philadelphia. 

Drey Lenoir, D’Iberville RB: Lenoir rushed 13 times for 109 yards and a touchdown in D’Iberville’s 12-0 win over Moss Point.

Marlon Lindsey, West Jones QB: Lindsey was 16-of-29 passing for 229 yards with a touchdown and another score on the ground in West Jones’ 27-21 loss to Madison Central.

Cam Marion, Northwest Rankin RB: Marion rushed 17 times for 133 yards in Northwest Rankin’s 42-26 loss to Ridgeland.

Dicenzo Miller Jr., Kemper County RB: Miller rushed 11 times for 73 yards and three TDs, caught three passes for 47 yards and a TD, returned three kicks for 67 yards and one punt for 34 yards to lead Kemper County to a 47-20 win over Leake Central.

Ryan Poole, Petal RB: Poole was the workhorse for Petal, running 28 times for 92 hard-won yards and a game-winning 10-yard touchdown to lift Petal to a 16-10 overtime win over Hattiesburg.

Jake Prather, Tupelo Christian Prep QB: Prather threw for 276 yards and three TDs in TCP’s 42-28 loss to Clarkdale.

Mark Smith, Meridian QB: Smith threw for 154 yards and three touchdowns to lift Meridian to a 35-14 win over Philadelphia.

Deandre Smith Jr., Greenville Christian QB: Smith rushed 11 times for 227 yards and three TDs and passed for 145 yards and another TD to lead Greenville Christian to a 58-0 win over J.Z. George.

Vic Sutton, Madison Central QB: Sutton finished the night 10-of-18 passing for 117 yards with three touchdowns to lead Madison Central to a 27-21 win over West Jones.

Max Walenta, Jackson Academy DE: Walenta had eight tackles and two sacks to help lead JA to a 37-0 win over Starkville Academy.

Ayden Williams, Ridgeland WR: Williams had four catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns in Ridgeland’s 42-26 win over Northwest Rankin.

Eli Anderson, Neshoba Central QB: Anderson threw for 294 yards and 4 TDs on 18/23 passes, including 5 rushes for 40 yards. 

Khamauri Rogers, Holmes County Central CB: Rogers had 2 catches for 70 yards, 2 TDs, and 1 interception for 30 yards and a TD in a win over Greenwood. 

Jerell Boyd, Holmes County Central RB: Boyd had 6 carries for 155 yards and a TD for the Jaguars in their win against Greenwood. 

Brawner Cregeen, Corinth QB: Cregeen threw for 271 yards and 4 TDs on 8/11 passes, in addition to 1 rushing TD in a win over Saltillo.

Josh Sykes, Park Place WR: Sykes had 191 yards and 4 touchdowns on 6 receptions for the Crusaders in their loss to Central Hinds Academy. 

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