Skip to main content

Star City's Janiya Johnson voted SBLive’s Arkansas High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Star City senior Janiya Johnson for being voted SBLive’s Arkansas High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 8-14!
sblive girls basketball player of the week

Congratulations to Star City senior Janiya Johnson for being voted SBLive’s Arkansas High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 8-14!

The senior combo guard helped fuel Tuesday’s 51-19 rout of Watson Chapel with 14 points, six steals and four rebounds as the Bulldogs remained undefeated in conference play.

Johnson received49.09% of the vote, beating out Southside Batesville's Olivia Allen, who finished with 29.44%. Des Arc's Caroline Harris finished third with 13.15% and Conway's Chloe Clardy finished fourth with 3.59%. There were over 64,000 votes tallied this week!

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Feb. 8-14:

Olivia Allen, Southside Batesville: The 5-foot-6 junior guard had a game-high 17 points in a 48-32 win against Trumann on Tuesday.

Bailey Augustine, Walnut Ridge: The senior forward exploded for a game-high 30 points Tuesday in a 50-49 win over Corning.

Claudia Bridges, Fayetteville: The senior point guard finished with 18 points in Tuesday’s big 45-41 home win against Bentonville.

Chloe Clardy, Conway: The sophomore guard led the Wampus Cats on Tuesday with 20 points in a 66-41 win against Cabot.

Read More

Wakiryah Daniels, Nettleton: The senior guard scored 13 of her 21 points in the first quarter in a 52-36 rout of Paragould on Tuesday.

Caroline Harris, Des Arc: The senior guard and Ouachita Baptist commit exploded for 21 points and had three steals in just two quarters of Tuesday’s 62-18 win over Hazen.

Taylor Hooten, Quitman: The sophomore guard had 16 points in a 68-25 blowout of Marshall on Friday.

Cheyanne Kemp, Morrilton: The sophomore forward stuffed the scorebook all week. In a 62-45 win at Clarksville on Tuesday, she totaled 14 points, eight rebounds and three assists. On Friday, Morrilton traveled to Clarksville and ran away with a 65-34 victory, and Kemp had 15 points, six rebounds and five assists. In a 63-32 blasting of Heber Springs on the road Saturday, she scored 19 points and grabbed three rebounds. The three wins sealed a 10-0 conference record and title for the Devil Dogs.

Caroline Lyles, Fayetteville: The junior put up 17 points in a 45-41 home win against 6A-West Conference leader Bentonville on Tuesday.

Kenley McCarn, Melbourne: The senior wing and Tennessee-Martin commit scored 16 points in Tuesday’s 45-43 win against Marmaduke as the Bearkatz ran their win streak to 21 games.

AJ McCandlis, Viola: The sophomore guard led the Longhorns with 23 points Tuesday in a 60-55 win against Tuckerman.

Abree McCrotty, Dover: The sophomore guard poured in 25 points in a 67-62 victory against Atkins on Friday.

Silver Mulliniks, Quitman: The sophomore wing had 23 points in Friday’s 68-25 thrashing of Marshall.

Wynter Rogers, Little Rock Christian: The senior guard and West Virginia commit dominated in the paint with a game-high 17 points with 15 rebounds and five assists in a 56-25 win against Little Rock Parkview on Tuesday. She scored 11 points in a 62-32 blowout of Maumelle on Friday, and with six free throws to close her night, she became LRCA’s all-time leading scorer with 1,831 points, surpassing Reagan Bradley.

Jaiden Thomas, Conway: The junior guard and Louisiana Tech commit chipped in 12 points in a 66-41 rout of Cabot on Tuesday and torched Fort Smith Northside for 31 points and nine three-pointers in Friday’s 69-56 road win.