Here are the nominees for SBLive’s Georgia High School Athlete of the Week for November 21-25, as nominated by fans, readers and staff of SBLive. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting closes at 11:59pm on Sunday 4th December and the winner will be announced on Monday 5th December. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email [email protected] or tag us on Twitter or Instagram @SBLiveGA.
THIS WEEK’S GEORGIA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINATED:
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Jekail Middlebrook, Langston Hughes Football: Langston Hughes controlled the game through the floor and air, and dominance of the floor game was in large part responsible for Middlebrook’s performance. He had 19 carries for 201 yards and two touchdowns.
Megan Reed, Etowah Girls Basketball: Reed went out against Dalton. She nearly had a triple-double with 18 points, nine boards, and eight blocks.
Marley Washington, Mount Pisgah Wrestling: Washington continued to show his dominance as he achieved his 100th career varsity win.
Will Lipsitz, Johns Creek Wrestling: Lipsitz went 4-0 in the Turkey Scramble and secured first place in the tournament.
Ari Dyson, Luella Girls Basketball: Luella beat American Heritage and Dyson had a great game. She finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.
Jaden Barnes, Langston Hughes Football: Barnes went off in the win over Woodward Academy, catching eight passes for 217 yards and a touchdown.
Ella Dotson, Murray County girls basketball: Murray County had a huge blowout win over Heritage and Dotson was there with 20 points and five assists.
Ryan Taleb, Houston County Football: Taleb was incredible in this year’s playoffs. He had another dominant performance in the win over North Atlanta with 37 carries for 286 yards and three touchdowns.
Nykahi Davenport, Roswell Football: Davenport had one of its best games of the season. He went for 22 carries for 225 yards and added three touchdowns. He’s now rushed for 100 yards in every game this season.
Caylie Long, Hillgrove Girls Basketball: Long had her second double-double against North Forsyth with 16 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks and steals.
Julian Lewis, Carrollton Football: The newcomer continues to impress weekly. He threw for 333 yards and four touchdowns to knock out Walton, who had just defeated Buford the week before.
Taliah Grier, Central Macon girls basketball: Grier posted a game-high 23 points and added two rebounds and two steals against Griffin.
Janaye Walker, Baldwin Girls Basketball: Walker had a nice double-double against Grayson and finished the game with 14 points, 16 rebounds and two steals.
Bryce Hicks, Carrollton Football: Hicks ran the ball hard against Walton, finishing the game for 90 yards and three touchdowns.
Josh Denson, North Paulding Wrestling: Denson had the huge accomplishment of hitting 100 wins in his high school career last week.
Carrington Wilson, Stockbridge Girls Basketball: Although Stockbridge lost to McEachern, Wilson played his part. She scored 30 points for 22 of the teams and added eight rebounds.
Jania Akins, Norcross girls basketball: Norcross defeated Grayson by 27 points with much help from Akins.
Jack Garret, blessed Trinity Wrestling: Garrett went 5-0 at the Hillgrove Duals.
Taeo Todd, Troup County Football: The dynamic quarterback did what he’s been doing all season. On one end, he threw for 270 yards and three touchdowns while also having 20 carries for 105 yards and two more touchdowns to defeat Holy Innocents Episcopal.
Jontavis Curry, Thomson Football: The senior running back had just 11 carries but finished with 100 yards and three touchdowns to defeat South Atlanta.
TJ Harvison, Bowdon Football: Harvison had over 120 total yards and three rushing touchdowns to help Bowdon defeat Early County.
Malachi Banks, Schley County Football: Banks is playing hard in his senior campaign, he was the bell cow and carried the ball 20 times for 157 yards and three touchdowns.
Germivy Tucker, Johnson County Football: Tucker wants to single-handedly lead Johnson County to a state championship. On Friday, he rushed for 29 yards for 182 yards and scored five of the team’s six touchdowns.
Dae’Jeaun Dennis, Ware County Football: Dennis literally led Ware County to a 35-0 win over Calhoun. He scored all five touchdowns on the ground for the Gators.
Kristina Peach, North Hall girls basketball: Peach led North Hall to a win over Bank County. She led all players with 23 points and was great defensively with six steals.
Paul Gamble, Cartersville Football: Gamble had a great night for the Hurricanes. He scored five touchdowns, three on the ground and two in the air to help Cartersville defeat Coffee 56-28.
Daniel Barber, Warner Robins Football: Barber knocked down the game-winning 31-yard field goal in overtime to send Warner Robins through to the semifinals for a sixth straight season.
Albert Butler, McEachern Wrestling: Butler went undefeated in the Hill Grove Hawks Team Duals.
Tatum Brown, Grayson Girls Basketball: Brown scored a game-high 25 points in a thriller that led to a win over Baldwin.
Brooke Suttle, Campbell Girls Basketball: Suttle had a monster performance with 20 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and six steals. Cole Williams, South Forsyth Wrestling: Williams went 5-0 in the Wolverine Duals in West.