Houston RB Jalen Washington voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Houston running back Jalen Washington for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Sep. 6-12!

The sophomore rushed for 17 times for 178 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-6 win over Shannon.

Washington received 37.71% of the vote, beating out DeSoto Central’s Ryan Musselwhite who finished second with 35.26%. West Point’s Cameron Young finished third with 8.15% and Warren Central’s Treyvion Hall finished fourth with 6.91%. There were over 93,000 votes tallied this week!

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sep. 6-12:

JT Beasley, Saltillo WR

Beasley had five receptions for 168 yards and two touchdowns in a 40-33 loss to Nettleton.

Dayan Bilbo, Vancleave

Rushed 57 times for 340 yards and five touchdowns in a 47-35 loss to Moss Point.

Isiah Boyd, Wayne County

Rushed 16 times for 115 yards and two touchdowns and added an 85-yard kickoff return in a 42-20 win over Pascagoula.

Jerrell Boyd, Holmes County RB

Boyd rushed 16 times for 241yds and two TDs, returned two kickoffs for a total of 88 yards and had three pass break-ups on defense in a 50-44 loss to North Panola.

Robert Dumas Jr., Madison Central

Rushed 13 times for 157 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-7 win over Northwest Rankin.

Choya Evans, Wayne County

Rushed 20 times for 133 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown run, in a 42-20 win over Pascagoula.

Charleston French, Amory

Rushed 15 times for 223 yards and three touchdowns in a 51-21 win over Mooreville.

Dandreyus Giles, Holmes County ATH

Giles had 7 carries for 102 yards and 3 TDs, caught a 65-yard TD pass and returned three kickoffs for a total of 147 yards in a 50-44 loss to North Panola.

Jamar Grace, Kemper County ATH

Grace caught 7 passes for 146 yards and a touchdown, returned a kickoff 81 yards for a TD and had a 45-yard pick-six in a 40-0 win over Forest.

J.Q. Gray, Oak Grove

Racked up 230 yards of total offense to go with two touchdowns in a 27-0 win over Hattiesburg in the Hub City Classic.

Treyvion Hall, Warren Central

Caught two touchdown passes, including the game-winner with four seconds left, in a 27-24 win over Germantown.

Keyshawn Henley, West Point

Rushed 11 times for 126 yards and two touchdown in a 38-19 win over Noxubee County.

Jackson Hood, Germantown

Completed 12 of his 20 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-24 loss to Warren Central.

Bray Hubbard, Ocean Springs

Completed 13 of 21 passes for 228 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 72 yards and three more scores in a 51-28 win over George County.

Chance Johnson, Saltillo QB

Johnson went 23-of-45 for 461 yards and 3 TDs and added a rushing TD and two-point conversion in Saltillo’s loss to Nettleton.

Quay Middlebrooks, Tupelo

Rushed 11 times for 127 yards and two touchdowns in a 56-0 win over Corinth.

Joe Moss, Grenada

Rushed 37 times for 391 yards with three touchdowns in a 40-22 win over Hernando.

Ryan Musselwhite, DeSoto Central

Caught seven passes for 62 yards, including two touchdowns. He was also credited with eight tackles on defense, including one for a loss, with one sack.

Niquis Ratcliff, Picayune

Stepped in front of a pass with less than 30 seconds on the clock and returned it for a pick-six to ice Picayune’s 35-21 win over Gulfport.

Wayne Smith, Saltillo WR

Smith had six receptions for 104 yards in Saltillo’s loss to Nettleton.

Aaron Steele, Kemper County QB

Steele went 11-of-14 for 193 yards and a touchdown and carried the. ball 11 times for 208 yards and 3 TDs in a 40-0 win over Forest.

Cameron Young, West Point

Rushed 21 times for 186 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-19 win over Noxubee County.

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