Clinton K Luke Hopkins voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Clinton kicker Luke Hopkins for being voted SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 25-31!

The senior booted his final punt 50 yards to pin Tupelo at its own seven-yard line, then drilled a 40-yard field goal as time expired in a 17-14 win over the Golden Wave.

Hopkins received 37.11% of the vote, beating out Scott Central’s Quez Goss who finished second with 31.15%. St. Martin’s Gavin Allen finished third with 7.57% and Morton’s Robert Jennings finished fourth with 6.88%. There were over 76,000 votes tallied this week!

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Oct. 25-31:

Jaylen Aborom, Oak Grove: Caught four passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns and intercepted on pass on defense in a 36-25 win over Pearl.

Dayan Bilbo, Vancleave: Scored six more touchdowns in a 55-28 win over West Harrison.

Nate Blount, Brandon: Rushed for 263 yards and six touchdowns on 34 carries in a 50-48 win over Northwest Rankin.

Dante Dowdell, Picayune: Rushed seven times for 145 yards with two rushing touchdowns in a 56-0 win over Long Beach.

Charleston French, Amory: Rushed 23 times for 200 yards and three touchdowns in a 46-14 win over Nettleton.

Quez Goss, Scott Central: Completed 14 of 22 passes for 208 yards and three touchdowns and rushed nine times for 79 yards in a 33-20 win over Velma Jackson.

Bray Hubbard, Ocean Springs: Rushed for 113 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 79 yards and two more scores in a 46-14 win over Gulfport.

Robert Jennings, Morton: Rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries in a 25-14 win over Union.

Jaden Morgan, Water Valley: Rushed for four touchdowns in a 42-0 win over Alcorn Central.

Red Parker, Houston: Rushed for 262 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries in a 51-15 win over New Albany.

Emmanuel Randle, Tupelo Christian: Rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries in a 45-0 win over Smithville.

Tavares Wade, Hattiesburg: Rushed for 101 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries and completed 7 of his 11 passes for 71 yards in a 20-17 win over West Jones.

Jaylen Washington, Houston: Rushed for 378 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries in a 51-15 win over New Albany.

Trikyus Woodall, Lafayette: Rushed for four touchdowns in a 49-8 win over Greenville.

Julia Perkins, Lafayette Girls Soccer: Perkins had 5 goals and 2 assists over three games for Layafette.

Jerell Boyd, Holmes County Central: Boyd rushed for 256 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries in a 56-51 win over Ridgeland.

Dandreyus Giles, Holmes County Central: Giles rushed for 192 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries along with a pick six (60 yard touchdown) in 56-51 win over Ridgeland. 

Donavin Green, Yazoo County: Green was a jack-of-all-trades on the field, running 12 times for 140 yards and three touchdowns, and going 2-for-5 passing with 24 yards. Also tallied one interception, two solo tackles and two assists on defense. His biggest plays were a 21-yard pass and a 45-yard run.

Marcus Jones, Ethel: Performed on both sides of the ball with 24 carries for 145 yards on the ground and 3-of-5 passing for 46 yards and a touchdown. Added four tackles and an interception on defense in a 28-14 win over Vardaman.

Jadarrius Mallard, East Marion: Ran the ball four times for 122 yards and three touchdowns against West Lincoln.

Jacoby McQuiller, West Point: Was a force on defense tallying one interception, one sack, one forced fumble, and five tackles.

Tralyn Oliver, Olive Branch: Ran for 305 yards, which broke an Olive Branch single-game record that had stood since 1978. He now has three of the top 10 rushing performances in Olive Branch history.

DJ Burgess, Lafayette: Dominated defensively in one half of play with one sack and one forced fumble to go along with nine total tackles, four of which were tackles-for-loss.

Cameron DeflandersPascagoula: Racked up 292 rushing yards on 21 carries for three touchdowns.

Hunter ParkerVancleave: Threw for 131 yards worth of passing touchdowns alone on four scores that went for 19, 31, 51 and 30 yards.

Gavin Allen, St. Martin: Was a force on defense recording five solo tackles and seven assists and one forced fumble.

Tamia Yates, Crystal Springs Girls Basketball: Yates had 26 points, 13 rebounds and 3 assists in Crystal Springs’ game against Richland.

Briley Ross, Lewisburg Girls Soccer: Ross scored the 2 goals for the Patriots in their match against Germantown on Saturday.

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