Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Dec. 13-19 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Dec. 27. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.
THIS WEEK’S MISSISSIPPI ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
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Leah Sutton, Raymond Girls Basketball: Had 25 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals in a 54-32 win over Forest Hill.
Parker Henry, West Lauderdale Boys Basketball: Henry combined for 44 points, 36 rebounds, and 11 blocks over a two game span.
Duran Parish, Biloxi Boys Basketball: Finished with 22 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, and 6 steals in a win over Vigor.
Josh Hubbard, Madison-Ridgeland Academy Boys Basketball: Hubbard was named MVP following a 33 point performance in a 81-62 win over Gentry.
Nick Krass, St. Patrick Boys Basketball: Finished with 30 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 steals in a win over West Jones.
Senavion Roby, Starkville Boys Basketball: Had 16 points in a game against Forest Hill.
Damyia Cummings, Hernando Girls Basketball: Had 19 points in a 51-41 loss against Desoto Central.
West Hill, Tupelo Boys Soccer: Hill earned Player of the Game honors and scored a goal in a 2-1 win over Oxford.
Avery Hooker, Tupelo Girls Soccer: Had the lone goal and was Player of the Game in a 1-0 win over Oxford.
Mallory McMillin, Tupelo Girls Soccer: McMillin scored a goal for the Golden Wave in their game against Starkville.
John Ford, Sumrall Football: Went 9-of-21 passing for 128 yards with a touchdown and was named the South’s Offensive Most Valuable Player in the 73rd Annual Bernard Blackwell North-South All-Star Game.
Kalvin Dinkins, Lake Football: Had three tackles, including two sacks, to be named the South’s Defensive Most Valuable Player in the 73rd Annual Bernard Blackwell North-South All-Star Game.
Telvin Amos, Lake Cormorant Football: Amos had 53 yards passing, 34 yards rushing and a receiving touchdown and was named the North’s Offensive Most Valuable Player.
Dillon Williams, Southaven Football: Had seven tackles and a sack and was named the North’s Defensive Most Valuable Player.
Terrell Dixon, Brandon Boys Basketball: Had a game-high 17 points to lead Brandon in a 66-36 win over Northwest Rankin.
Katye Jones, Leake Academy Girls Basketball: Had 16 points and 10 rebounds in a 69-24 win over East Rankin.
Derryon Gray, Enterprise Boys Basketball: Had 34 points and was honored with scoring his 1,000th career point before overtime thriller loss to West Lauderdale 71-66.
Samya Brooks, Pontotoc Girls Basketball: Had 19 points, 10 rebounds and 2 blocks in a 54-52 win over Collierville.
Jamyia Bowen, Pontotoc Girls Basketball: Earned MVP honors with 18 points, 15 rebounds, and 17 blocks in a 54-52 win over Collierville.
Madilynn Vuncannon, Walnut Girls Basketball: Had 39 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals, and was 6 for 12 from three in a 59-37 over Tremont.