Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Mississippi High School Athlete of the Week for Dec. 20-26 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, Jan. 3. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivems.
THIS WEEK’S MISSISSIPPI ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
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Shakeria Robinson. Yazoo County Girls Basketball: Scored 31 points and snatched 21 rebounds in a 59-44 win over Magee.
Chad Jones, Bay Springs Boys Basketball: Totaled 107 points over a three-game win span over Stringer, Hazlehurst, and Heidelberg.
Kinsley Gordon, Myrtle Girls Basketball: Had 31 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists in a 63-37 over Falkner.
Tariyah Washington, Greenville Christian Girls Basketball: Recorded 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists in a 54-36 win over Clinton Christian Academy.
Elise Jackson, Purvis Girls Basketball: Jackson had 21 points and 6 rebounds in a 68-25 win over Sacred Heart.
Demeriuntia Jackson, Brookhaven Boys Basketball: Tallied 14 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists in win over Amite County. Also recorded 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists in loss against Newton.
Chandler Hodges, East Webster Boys Basketball: Hodges had 29 points in a 71-57 win over Pisgah.
Shan Culpepper, East Webster Girls Basketball: Scored 20 points in a 55-32 win against Pisgah.
Macie Phifer, Ingomar Girls Basketball: Scored 35 points in a 59-54 win over Hart County (KY) in the Beach Bash at Gulf Shores High School.
Adin Johnson, Ingomar Boys Basketball: Scored 37 points, including 7 three-pointers in a 67-53 win over Saraland in the Admiral’s Classic at Bayside Academy.
Jarius Jordan, Starkville Academy Boys Basketball: Tallied 23 points,5 assists, and 4 rebounds in a 63-47 win over Pine Grove in the East Webster Christmas Classic.