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Vote now: Who should be SBLive's National High School Athlete of the Week? (Nov. 6-13)

Which of the top performances from the last week rises above the rest?

Every week, SBLive compiles the best high school sports performances across the country with the help of fans, readers and staff.

Now, you get to decide which one rises above the rest.

Here are the nominees for SBLive's National Athlete of the Week for Nov. 6-Nov. 13. Voting closes on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) and winners are announced on Mondays.

Want to nominate an athlete? Please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @SBLiveSports.

SBLive's National Athlete of the Week candidates

Xe'ree Alexander, Kennedy Catholic (Washington) football

When the Lancers turned to the run game against Richland, Alexander delivered with 254 rushing yards on 14 carries with two long touchdown gallops in a Class 4A first-round WIAA playoff win.

Trevor Auerbach, Senior, Notre Dame Prep (Arizona) football

A defensive difference-maker: he logged three interceptions and four tackles to help the Saints pick up a 31-14 win against the Gilbert Tigers Thursday night.

Micah Coyle, Center Grove (Indiana) football

Carried 30 times for 301 yards and four touchdowns. Scored on a 45-yard run for the game's first points, added a momentous 62-yard touchdown run early in the fourth and he tacked on a 73-yard score to cement the win late to help send Center Grove to its fifth straight regional title in a 42-32 win over Warren Central.

Jonathan Crowe, Palo Verde Valley (California) football

Finished with 132 rushing yards, a rushing touchdown, six tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble in a 27-21 playoff win over La Jolla Country Day.

Tyler Erkman, Lake Zurich (Illinois) football

The wide receiver and defensive back impacted all three phases of a 29-27 victory over Pekin on Saturday. He returned a kickoff 72 yards for a touchdown, caught three passes for 54 yards and a touchdown and sealed the Bears victory by stuffing a game tying 2-point conversion attempt.

Aiden Flora, ADM (Iowa) football

Junior quarterback had an outstanding performance in a 49-35 Class 3A semifinal loss to Harlan, turning 29 carries into 238 yards and three touchdowns adding 149 passing yards and two more touchdowns through the air.

Luke Flowers, Rigby (Idaho) football

Completed 24-of-32 passes for 326 yards and a touchdown while running for two more scores against the state’s second-ranked defense in a 34-27 Class 5A semifinal win over Rocky Mountain.

Max Gainey, Male (Kentucky) football

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Returned to the field from a long absence recovering from a collarbone injury in time to lead Male to a stunning win over defending state champion St. Xavier. He threw one pass — an 11-yard touchdown — and caught the game-winning two point conversion in overtime, diving to corral a pass from wide receiver Antonio Harris on a trick play.

Jay Morman, Valley View (Arkansas) football

Another game-changing defensive outing, the 6-foot-3 senior had three interceptions, including a 32-yard return for a touchdown in the Blazers 41-39 win over Farmington in the first round of the AAA Class 5A state playoffs.

AJ Noland, Tualatin (Oregon) football

The senior receiver/defensive back had an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, a 56-yard reception for another score and an interception on defense to help lead the Timberwolves to a 53-21 victory against Mountainside in a Class 6A state playoff quarterfinal game at Tualatin High School.

Amir Wilson, Lecanto (Florida) football

Took 18 carries for 312 rushing yards in a 45-14 playoff win over Pasco.

Antwann Hill Jr., Houston County (Georgia) football

The rising sophomore quarterback talent threw for 404 yards and four touchdowns while completing over 70 percent of his passes in a 29-28 win over Bunswick.

Past National Athlete of the Week winners (2022-23)

Andre Branch, Betty Fairfax (Arizona)

Connor Baker, Pocahontas (Arkansas)

Johnnie Evans, Oak Grove (Mississippi)

Evan Berdan, Wenatchee (Washington)

Dominic Johnson, Hawken (Ohio)

Dante Turner, Mount Dora (Florida)

Dante Avijan, Nampa (Idaho)

Sam Merriman, Bishop Blanchet (Washington)

Kassim Johnson, Robinson (Florida)


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.