Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 28-Dec. 4 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.
Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m.
Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.
Seth Adams, Senior, Kellis - Opening up the week with a new career high of 31 points, Adams helped Kellis pick up an 88-48 victory over La Joya on Monday.
Joaquin Anaya, Senior, Kofa - Wednesday’s close 59-57 victory over Lake Havasu wouldn’t have been possible without the double-double by Anaya. He finished the game with 14 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and four steals.
Nigel Anderson, Junior, Dysart - In Thursday’s game against Saguaro, Anderson posted a double-double on the night with 18 points, 17 rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks to help Dysart defeat Saguaro 69-51.
Bhesania Andrew, Sophomore, Boulder Creek - Making his varsity debut for the Jaguars in Thursday’s 66-60 victory over Ironwood, Andrew posted an outstanding double-double with 19 points 10 rebounds, three assists and five blocks to help his team pick up the win.
McGuire Andrus, Senior, ALA-Gilbert North - Helping the Eagles pick up a 75-57 victory over Saguaro on Friday, Andrus posted a double-double with 20 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and two steals.
River Bell, Senior, Paradise Honors - In a west-side battle on Tuesday, Bell posted a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds along with a pair of assists and steals to help Paradise Honors take down Estrella Foothills 81-72. He followed it up on Thursday to help the Panthers defeat Yuma 69-44 with 23 points, six rebounds and an assist.
Kota Benson, Senior, Mesa - Helping Mesa pick up a 61-32 victory over Queen Creek on Tuesday, Benson had 25 points, seven rebounds, five assists and one steal.
Bryce Bigler, Junior, Red Mountain - Taking on a bigger role this year, Bigler posted a new career high on Thursday in Red Mountain’s 56-42 win over Combs. He finished the game with 23 points while shooting 82-percent from the field, along with two rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Jayven Driscoll, Senior, North Canyon - Bursting onto the scene with a double-double Monday, Driscoll had 21 points, 18 rebounds, three assists and two blocks to help the Rattlers crush the Independence Patriots 84-22.
Devan Fowler, Junior, Cortez - Shooting 72-percent from the field on Monday, Fowler posted 33 points on the night in Cortez’s 74-42 victory over Glendale. He also had two rebounds, two assists and four steals on the night.
Antoine Green, Senior, Tucson - Green helped Tucson get things rolling on Monday with a 70-39 win over Nogales by posting 20 points, seven rebounds, an assist and a block for the Badgers.
Yarell Greer, Senior, Higley - Shooting 70-percent from the field on Wednesday, Greer posted 24 points, five rebounds, six assists and four steals to help Higley pick up a 74-63 win over Catalina Foothills.
CohenJ Gonzales, Senior, Mesquite - Exploding to 43 points on Friday, Gonzales helped lead the Wildcats to a 106-42 victory over Flagstaff. He also had six rebounds, five assists and eight steals to round out the night.
Tim Gorham, Junior, Eastmark - In a big victory for 4A Eastmark on Monday, the Firebirds were able to take down 6A Chandler 64-54 behind Gorham’s 21 points, nine rebounds, three assists and three steals.
Luke Haugo, Sophomore, North - Dropping a new career-high of 24 points on Tuesday, Haugo helped North take down Mountain Ridge 72-67.
Brady Henige, Junior, Cactus - The king of double-doubles is back, as he dropped 32 points and 19 rebounds along with three assists and three steals on Monday to help Cactus blow past Shadow Mountain 85-47. He followed it up on Tuesday in the 64-36 road win over Mingus with 27 points, 22 rebounds, two assists, two steals and five blocks. Thursday, he helped Cactus slide past Eastmark 67-60 where he had 29 points, 19 rebounds, two assists, two steals and three blocks.
Bobby Holcomb, Senior, Apollo - In Apollo’s 78-42 victory over Betty Fairfax on Tuesday, Holcomb led things on the court with 26 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals.
Caden Hunter, Senior, Liberty - Rivalries always lead to big numbers, and Hunter went off for the Lions in their 78-63 victory over Sunrise Mountain on Friday. Hunter posted a double-double with 26 points, 15 rebounds, one assist, two steals, one block and five deflections.
Francisco Jimenez, Senior, Kofa - Helping lead the Kings to a 50-41 victory over Washington on Monday, Jimenez posted a career-high 23 points along with four rebounds, two assists and two steals.
Brock Knollmiller, Senior, Highland - In Highland’s 61-46 victory over Cesar Chavez on Tuesday, Knollmiller led things on the court for the Hawks with 25 points, seven rebounds, a pair of assists and steals, as well as two blocks on the night.
Cisco Llamas, Freshman, Sahuaro - The freshman had an outstanding night on Friday in the 81-53 victory over Mica Mountain on Friday, posting 26 points, three rebounds, eight assists, six steals and a block.
Fredrick McCoo, Senior, Mesa - Posting a double-double on Thursday, McCoo’s 14 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks helped the Jackrabbits pick up a 63-47 victory over Shadow Ridge.
Dylan Novak, Sophomore, ALA-Gilbert North - Helping the Eagles blow past Apache Junction 90-18 on Tuesday, Novak had 28 points, three rebounds, six assists, three steals and eight deflections on the night.
Noah Peterson, Senior, Highland - Dropping a new career high of 26 points while shooting 75-percent from the field, Peterson also had eight rebounds, three assists and a steal to help Highland defeat Hamilton 54-35.
Kendre Pride, Junior, Carl Hayden - Posting a double-double on Tuesday, Pride had 20 points and 10 rebounds along with five assists, two steals and a block to help the Falcons slide past the Tolleson Wolverines 55-53. He dropped another double-double on Thursday in Carl Hayden’s 62-53 victory over Queen Creek. He finished with 17 points, 11 rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks.
Ivory Washington, Senior, Coconino - Starting the season off strong with a new career high of 23 points, he also had seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks to help Coconino defeat Greenway 63-40.