Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Texas High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 11-17 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, Oct. 25 If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivetx.
THIS WEEK’S SBLIVE TEXAS ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Cergio Perez, Garland QB
In Thursday’s game against Sachse, Perez was 20-of-24 passing for 322 yards and six touchdown throws in a 54-41 win. He also ran for 10 yards and a rushing score on three carries.
Rashawn Galloway, Boerne QB
Galloway threw for 375 yards and five touchdowns in a 54-17 win against Uvalde on Thursday.
Brad Jackson, Cypress Creek QB
Jackson threw for 375 yards and a career-high six touchdowns and ran for a score in a 60-20 victory over Houston Spring Woods.
Mabrey Mettauer, The Woodlands QB
Friday’s game against Conroe Oak Ridge saw Mettauer complete 16 of 23 passes for 325 yards and three TDs through the air and add 34 yards and a touchdown on the ground on five carries in a 48-24 victory.
Ashton Dubose, San Antonio Brennan QB
In Friday’s game against San Antonio O’Connor, Dubose went 15-of-24 for 273 yards with three touchdown throws in addition to running for 128 yards and two rushing TDs on nine carries in a 54-7 win.
Kendron Penson, Fort Bend Hightower QB
In Thursday’s game against Fort Bend Kempner, Penson was 11-of-13 passing for 151 yards and three touchdown passes and ran for a 15-yard touchdown in a 61-0 rout.
Jake Sock, Pearland QB
Sock completed 16 of 28 passes for 314 yards and three TDs and ran for 44 yards and a score on 10 carries in a 36-30 win over Alief Taylor on Friday.
Brennan Storer, Highland Park QB
Medina went 17-of-22 for 272 yards and five passing TDs while adding 22 rushing yards on five carries in a 59-24 victory over McKinney North on Friday.
PJ Hatter, Klein Oak QB
Hatter was 8-of-11 passing for 125 yards and two TDs and he added 112 yards and a pair of rushing TDs on 19 carries in a 31-14 win over Tomball.
Cardell Williams, Spring Westfield QB
In Thursday’s game against Aldine MacArthur, Williams was 10-of-13 passing for 158 yards and four touchdown throws in a 70-0 blowout. He also ran for 38 yards and a rushing score on two carries.
Ryan Rizo, Natalia QB
Rizo threw for 183 yards and five TDs on 10-of-18 passing and ran for 22 yards and a rushing score on four carries in a dominant 50-6 win over Nixon-Smiley.
Nick Evers, Flower Mound QB
Evers completed 21 of 33 pass attempts for 306 yards and two touchdown throws and also ran for 75 yards and three rushing TDs on 13 carries in Permian’s 42-35 victory against Plano East.
Jake Strong, Justin Northwest QB
Strong was 21-of-29 passing for 324 yards and two touchdown throws and also ran eight times for 90 yards in Northwest’s 43-0 win over Crowley.
Bert Emanuel Jr, Fort Bend Ridge Point QB
Emanuel threw for 161 yards and two TDs on 10-of-22 passing and ran for 113 yards and three rushing touchdowns on 15 carries in a 35-20 victory against Richmond George Ranch in district play.
Jacob Wilson, Trophy Club Byron Nelson QB
Wilson went 20-of-43 for 405 yards and five TDs in Byron Nelson’s 45-42 win over Keller Fossil Ridge. He also ran seven times for 41 yards.
Kaid Barrett, Fort Worth Wyatt QB
Barrett threw for 426 yards and eight TDs on 25-of-43 passing and also ran for two rushing touchdowns and 8 yards on five carries in a 79-73 shootout win over Carrollton Creekview.
Garrett Palacio, Carrollton Creekview QB
Palacio threw for 332 yards and seven touchdowns on 13-of-21 passing in Creekview’s 79-73 shootout loss to Fort Worth Wyatt.
John Mateer, Little Elm QB
Mateer completed 21 of 36 passes for 326 yards and also ran for 143 yards and four rushing TDs on 24 carries in a 48-44 loss to McKinney Boyd.
Christian Edgar, Austin Westlake QB
Edgar went 9-of-10 passing for 188 yards and four TDs in his first career start in a 77-0 win against Buda Hays. He also ran for 104 yards and two rushing scores on three carries.
Anthony Njoku, Fort Bend Travis QB
Pell tallied 222 yards and four touchdowns through the air on 10-of-13 passing in a 41-0 victory over Fort Bend Clements on Saturday.
Alexander Franklin, Lucas Lovejoy QB
Franklin went 14-of-19 for 327 yards and six passing TDs in Lovejoy’s 55-7 win over Lake Dallas.
Mason Shorb, Leander Rouse QB
Shorb completed 18 of 22 passes for 371 yards and six touchdown throws in Rouse’s 63-16 rout of Bastrop Cedar Creek on Thursday.
Sawyer Anderson, Dallas Parish Episcopal QB
Anderson was 19-of-23 passing for 291 yards and five touchdown passes in a 49-13 district win over Dallas Bishop Lynch.
Easton Sweetnam, Frisco Centennial QB
In Friday’s game against The Colony, Millsap went 33-of-46 for 414 yards with three passing TDs and a rushing score in a 50-36 loss.
Ryder Lambert, Stephenville QB
Lambert went 14-of-17 passing for 277 yards and four TDs to help Stephenville stay undefeated in a 56-0 blowout win against Alvarado. He also rushed for 21 yards and a touchdown on four runs.
Tyras Winfield, Humble Atascocita RB
Winfield rushed for 161 yards and three TDs on 27 carries in Atascocita’s 42-21 district win over previously unbeaten Houston C.E. King.
Re’Shaun Sanford, Killeen Harker Heights RB
Sanford ran for 336 yards, breaking his own program record and setting a new all-time high for Killeen ISD schools, and four rushing touchdowns in a 57-56 win against Killeen Shoemaker on Friday night.
Damyrion Phillips, Katy Paetow RB
In a 74-0 district victory against Rosenberg Terry, Phillips rushed eight times for 130 yards and two touchdowns.
Ben McCreary, San Antonio Johnson RB
McCreary toted the ball 38 times for 246 yards and four rushing TDs in Johnson’s 42-35 victory over San Antonio Madison.
Robert Fitzgerald, Dallas Jesuit RB/FS
Fitzgerald rushed 12 times for 138 yards and three TDs and added two catches for 21 receiving yards in a 49-14 win over Irving Nimitz.
Ashton Jeanty, Frisco Lone Star RB
Jeanty rushed for 171 yards and four TDs on 23 carries and caught four passes for 41 yards in Lone Star’s 33-3 win against Frisco Wakeland.
John Jackson, Seguin RB
Jackson rushed for 213 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries in a 37-14 victory against San Antonio McCallum.
Kingsley Bennett, Garland Naaman Forest RB
Bennett ran the ball 26 times for 205 yards and six touchdowns in Naaman Forest’s 42-21 win over Wylie.
Donovan Shannon, Prosper Rock Hill RB
Shannon ran 32 times for 205 yards and three TDs in a 31-20 win against Frisco Memorial on Thursday night.
Daviawn Bishop, Dallas White RB
Bishop carried the ball 10 times for 266 yards and five touchdowns and caught a 16-yard pass in White’s 62-7 win over Dallas Samuell.
Joseph Sanders, Aldine Nimitz RB
Sanders rushed for 261 yards and three TDs on 20 carries in Nimitz’s 38-31 win over Aldine Eisenhower.
Reece Sylvester, Baytown Sterling QB
Sylvester rushed 12 times for 173 yards and all three of his team’s touchdowns on the ground in Sterling’s 27-17 victory against Baytown Goose Creek Memorial. He also threw for 149 yards and a score on 5-of-12 passing.
Jackson Kraatz, Keller RB
Kraatz tallied 184 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries in addition to an 11-yard reception in a 38-14 win over Keller Timber Creek on Friday night.
Daiquan Landon, Richardson Pearce RB
Landon rushed 22 times for 183 yards and three touchdowns in Pearce’s 52-13 victory over Richardson.
Andrew Christian, Premont RB
In a 22-6 victory against Santa Maria, Christian ran 17 times for 244 yards and two rushing touchdowns.
Elijah Uribe, El Paso Eastlake RB/QB
Uribe carried the ball 45 times for 292 yards and seven rushing touchdowns, both career highs, in Eastlake’s 59-41 win over El Paso Eastwood.
Rueben Owens, El Campo RB
Owens toted the ball 20 times for a season-high 342 yards and five rushing TDs in El Campo’s 69-47 victory over Brazosport.
Miles McWhorter, El Paso Franklin RB
McWhorter ran for 173 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries in a 51-0 win against El Paso Socorro on Friday.
Tristan Bittle, Arlington Martin RB
Washington rushed for 141 yards and two TDs on six carries in a 68-23 district win over Arlington Bowie.
Xavier Wishert, Tuscola Jim Ned RB
Wishert carried the ball 20 times for 313 yards and three touchdowns in a 37-20 win over Wall.
Jaylen Jenkins, Allen RB
Perkins rushed 15 times for 190 yards and three touchdowns in Allen’s 38-31 upset victory over previously unbeaten Denton Guyer.
Jerbrandin Henderson, Irving MacArthur RB
Henderson ran for 129 yards and four TDs on 17 carries in a 48-26 victory against Irving in district play.
Noah Camacho, Austin Bowie RB
Nelson ran for 159 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries in a 51-6 win over Austin Akins on Friday.
Josh Gomez, Edcouch-Elsa RB
Gomez set a new single-game program rushing record after he rumbled for 316 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the ground on 16 carries in a 63-0 rout against PSJA Memorial.
Makjilyn Young, Midland Legacy RB
Young rushed 12 times for 186 yards and four TDs on the ground in a 65-0 win over Odessa.
Richard Reese, Bellville RB
Reese toted the ball 21 times for 255 yards and four rushing TDs and also caught a 40-yard touchdown pass in Bellville’s 42-7 victory over Sealy.
Epi Hinojosa, Corpus Christi Calallen RB
Hinojosa ran for 242 yards and a trio of rushing touchdowns on 23 carries in Calallen’s two-day 55-33 win over Corpus Christi Miller. (Epi Hinojosa pictured in featured photo above by Blake Purcel)
Marquise Collins, College Station RB
Collins rushed 10 times for 152 yards and three touchdowns in a 76-0 district win over Cleveland. He also caught a 3-yard touchdown pass.
Jonathan McCoy, Bellaire RB
McCoy toted the ball 19 times for 243 yards and four rushing TDs and also caught a 30-yard pass in Bellaire’s 45-7 victory over Houston MST on Saturday.
Riley Pechacek, Boerne WR
Pechacek caught three passes for 180 yards and three TDs in a dominant 54-17 win against Uvalde.
Hunter Krepp, Dallas Jesuit WR
Krepp caught 10 passes for 203 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 56-7 win over Irving Nimitz.
Javier Murillo, San Antonio Southwest Legacy WR
Murillo recorded eight receptions for 103 yards and a touchdown in a 16-10 rivalry-game win against San Antonio Southwest.
Ja’Ryan Wallace, Denton Braswell WR
Wallace tallied 12 catches for 232 yards and four TDs in a dominant 49-14 win over McKinney.
Dorian Washington, Houston Westside WR
Washington caught 10 passes for 120 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-19 win against Houston Heights.
Cameron Price, Houston St. Thomas WR
Price hauled in 13 passes for 198 yards and a touchdown in a 35-14 victory over San Antonio Antonian.
Randy Reece, South Oak Cliff WR
Reece caught four passes for 129 yards and two TDs in a 62-14 win against Seagoville.
Nasir Allah, Euless Trinity WR
Allah accounted for all of his teams receiving yards by catching three passes for 135 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Trinity’s 56-7 win against Fort Worth Chisholm Trail.
Gavin McCurley, Trophy Club Byron Nelson WR
McCurley tallied six receptions for 127 yards and a trio of receiving touchdowns in a 45-42 win over Keller Fossil Ridge.
Randy Masters, Houston Yates WR
Masters caught six passes for 112 yards and a receiving touchdown and also ran for a 56-yard rushing score in a loss to Houston Furr.
D’Andre Fillmore, Victoria West WR
Fillmore snagged seven passes for 127 yards and two TDs in West’s 66-14 district win against Corpus Christi Ray.
Ryan Salas, Alice WR
Salas tallied nine catches for 152 yards and a touchdown reception in a 27-23 win over Beeville.
Drayden Dickmann, Austin Anderson WR
Dickmann caught six passes for 122 yards and a touchdown in a 41-26 victory over Austin Anderson. He also returned a kickoff 90 yards for a special teams score.
Sean Sallis, Carrollton Creekview TE
Sallis caught seven passes for 201 yards and three receiving TDs in Creekview’s shootout loss to Fort Worth Wyatt.
Takoda Bridges, Carrollton Hebron WR
Bridges snagged seven receptions for 113 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-12 win against Coppell.
Ashton Cozart, Flower Mound Marcus WR
Cozart caught three passes for 118 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 37-14 victory over Plano West.
Grayson O’Bara, Denton Guyer WR
O’Bara hauled in 12 receptions for 130 yards and a touchdown in a 38-31 loss to Allen.
Makavion Potts, Tyler WR
Potts caught four passes for 181 yards and two receiving TDs in a 48-10 victory against Wylie East.
Nevon Cooper, San Antonio Madison WR
Cooper hauled in three passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to San Antonio Johnson on Saturday.
Dillon Coleman, San Antonio Roosevelt WR
Coleman had five catches for 111 yards and two TDs in a 30-27 win over San Antonio Clark.
Coy Eakin, Stephenville WR
Eakin racked up 135 yards and three receiving TDs on three catches in a shutout win against Alvarado.
Jamarion Evans, Center WR
Evans caught five passes for 131 yards and two TDs in Center’s 60-44 win over Shepherd on Friday.
Zeke Long, McKinney Christian WR
Long hauled in all five of McKinney Christian’s touchdown receptions and 212 yards on seven catches in a 35-27 victory against Tyler Grace Community.
Deuce McGregor, Tyler Chapel Hill WR
McGregor snagged eight catches for 163 yards and a pair of receiving touchdowns in a 41-20 loss to Kilgore.
Gregory Featherstone III, San Antonio Reagan DB
Featherstone returned two blocked punts 30 and 9 yards for a pair of special teams touchdowns in a 56-7 win over San Antonio MacArthur.
Harold Perkins, Cypress Park LB/RB
Perkins snagged a fourth-quarter interception, accounted for 106 total yards on nine touches offensively and scored on a 57-yard touchdown reception on the first drive of the game in a 35-13 victory against Cypress Bridgeland.
Treshawn Johnson, San Antonio East Central DB
Johnson ran a kickoff return back 99 yards for a special teams touchdown in East Central’s 30-28 victory over Converse Judson on Friday night.
David De Hoyos, Smithson Valley DB
De Hoyos returned a blocked punt 31 yards for a special teams touchdown in a dominant 41-6 win against South San Antonio.
Adari Haulcy, Fort Bend Marshall DB
Haulcy scored a pair of defensive touchdowns after running interceptions back 67 and 23 yards to the end zone in Marshall’s 56-7 district win over Fort Bend Willowridge.
Luke Laminack, Amarillo DB
Turner tallied 12 tackles, two interceptions, a pass deflection and a pick-six defensively and added four extra-point and two field-goal kicks in Amarillo’s 34-27 victory over Lubbock Coronado.
Donavin Carraway, Texas City DB
Carraway secured three interceptions in and racked up three tackles and two pass breakups in Texas City’s 14-2 win over Nederland to stay undefeated.