Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Arkansas high school girls basketball player of the week for Dec. 21-27 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. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.
WEEK 1 NOMINEES:
Bailey Augustine, Walnut Ridge: Augustine scored 25 points to lead the Bobcats to a 57-31 win over Piggott.
Sierra Smith, Fort Smith Southside: Smith, who is averaging a team-high 13 points per game, led the Lady Mavericks to a 41-19 victory over Mount St. Mary. The victory was the second in a row for Southside after breaking a 60-game losing streak.
Amauri Williams, North Little Rock: Williams scored 16 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead NLR to a 50-48 win over Bentonville.
Maryam Dauda, Bentonville: Dauda filled up the stat sheet with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 5 blocks in Bentonville's 50-48 loss to North Little Rock.
Parris Atkins, Bryant: Atkins scored a game-high 22 points to lead Bryant to a 64-47 win over Watson Chapel.
Anna McCredy, Shiloh Christian: McCredy tallied 17 points, 12 rebounds and 5 steals to lead Shiloh Christian to a 53-38 win over Springdale.
Avery Shelly, Van Buren: Shelly drilled a left-handed runner at the buzzer to lift Van Buren to a 48-46 overtime victory over Bentonville West.