Center Hill RB Amari Dawkins voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Center Hill running back Amari Dawkins for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 30-Sep. 5!

The senior rushed 18 times for 118 yards and two touchdowns in a 47-35 win over Kirby (Tenn.).

Dawkins received 36.85% of the vote, beating out Lewisburg’s Coleman Dowell who finished second with 24.09%. Choctaw County’s Dayan Bilbo finished third with 12.35% and Pascagoula’s Isaiah Benn finished fourth with 5.48%. There were over 76,000 votes tallied this week!

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Aug. 30-Sep. 5:

Catherine Bianco, Oxford volleyball: Bianco totaled 71 assists and 13 digs to lead Oxford to straight set wins over Lafayette and Tupelo.

Natalie Bartholomew, Brandon volleyball: Bartholomew tallied 28 kills and 16 digs to help lift Brandon to wins over Germantown and Petal.

Kerstin Moody, Belmont volleyball: Moody had 14 kills, 13 aces and 4 digs to lead Belmont to a 3-0 win over Baldwyn.

Telvin Amos, Lake Cormorant: Rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another in the Gators’ 32-15 win over DeSoto Central.

Kabe Barnett, Oak Grove: Only played one quarter, but completed 6 of 7 passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns in Oak Grove’s 43-7 win over Seminary.

Isaiah Benn, Pascagoula: Rushed for three touchdowns in Pascagoula’s 52-41 loss to Gautier.

Coleman Dowell, Lewisburg: Rushed for 183 yards and three touchdowns in a 45-14 win over Byhalia.

Robert Dumas Jr., Madison Central: Rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-19 win over Brandon.

John Ford, Sumrall: Racked up 390 yards of total offense and tossed four touchdown passes in a 41-14 win over Bay.

Bray Hubbard, Ocean Springs: Passed for 190 yards and four touchdowns in just one half of the Greyhounds’ 43-8 win over Hattiesburg.

David Humphries, Ocean Springs: Rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the Greyhounds’ 43-8 win over Hattiesburg.

Kaden Irving, Gautier: Racked up 400 yards of total offense and passed for six touchdowns and ran for another in Gautier’s 52-41 win over Pascagoula.

Emory James, Louisville: Rushed 11 times for 177 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-7 win over Kemper County.

Jerry Johnson, Pearl: Racked up 243 yards of total offense with two rushing touchdowns and another through the air in the Pirates’ 50-13 win over Ridgeland.

Drey Lenoir, D’Iberville: Rushed for 71 yards and three touchdowns in a 48-26 win over D’Iberville.

Winn Navarette, North Pontotoc: Caught six passes for 141 yards, including a 69-yard touchdown that ended up being the game-winner in an 18-12 victory over Charleston.

Jordan Osborn, Senatobia: Rushed for 172 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-17 win over Water Valley.

Jeffery Johnson Jr., Murrah LB: Johnson had 16 tackles – including one tackle for a loss – and forced a fumble in Murrah’s 18-2 loss to Callaway.

Christian Turner, Harrison Central QB: Turned went 21of-28 fo 337 passing yards, 4 touchdowns and a 2-point conversion in Harrison Central’s 38-18 win over Morton.

KyShaun Gates, Pisgah, RB/LB: Gates racked up 230 rushing yards, 5 touchdowns, a 2-point conversion, eight solo tackles and three pass break-ups in Pisgah’s 37-26 win over Richton.

Antonio Kennedy, Choctaw County RB: Kennedy had 17 carries for 178 yards and two TDs, and added 2 receptions for 65 yards in Choctaw County’s 48-26 win over South Pontotoc. 

Conner Jewell, Choctaw County QB: Jewell went 10-of-14 for 249 yards and two TDs through the air and added two rushing TDs in Choctaw County’s 48-26 win over South Pontotoc. 

Cade Dedeaux, Sumrall WR: Dedeaux had 6 catches for 153 yards and 3 TDs in Sumrall’s 41-14 win against Bay.

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