Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Arkansas high school athlete of the week for April 19-25 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.
Anthony Alverez, Har-Ber boys track: Alverez ran the 800 meters in 1:54.24 at the McDonald’s Relays, the state’s best mark in that event this season.
Victoria Bevel, Mountain Home girls track: At the Bomber Invitational, Bevel notched a personal-best 96-0 in the javelin, the best this season in Arkansas.
Madi Cartwright, Greenwood softball: Cartwright homered in both halves of a doubleheader to help Greenwood sweep Mountain Home, 12-0 and 15-0.
Aidan Dayberry, Pea Ridge softball: Dayberry recorded 12 strikeouts, pitching Pea Ridge to an 8-3 win over Berryville.
Jack Fenn, Harrison boys soccer: Fenn notched a hat trick to lead Harrison to a 4-0 win over Gentry.
Laci Gartside, Har-Ber girls track: Gartside took over the state lead in the triple jump with a 37-3.5 at the McDonald’s Relays.
Gael Gonzales, Bentonville boys soccer: Gonzales had two goals in Bentonville’s 3-1 victory against Rogers Heritage.
Kinleigh Hall, Har-Ber girls track: Hall PR’d in the 100 (12.52) and 200 (25.46) and won both races at the McDonald’s Relays.
Gage Harris, Viola baseball: Harris hit for the cycle with five RBIs in Viola’s 16-1 rout of Valley Springs. The home run was a grand slam. The day before, he had three hits and scored five runs in a 13-4 win over Izard County.
Madison Heinle, Rogers softball: Heinle pitched a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts to lead Rogers to a 2-1 win over Bentonville West.
Meliah Hunter, Fort Smith Southside softball: Hunter struck out 11 as part of a two-hit shutout, pitching Fort Smith Southside to a 6-0 win over Fayetteville. At the plate, she was 3 for 4 with an RBI.
Cross Jumper, Jonesboro baseball: Jumper singled, doubled, homered and drove in four as Jonesboro cruised past Green County Tech for a 10-0 victory.
Carson Lenser, Vilonia boys track: Lenser won the 200 (22.26) and the 400 (49.85) at the McDonald’s Relays. He also was part of the winning 4x400 relay team and took third in the long jump.
Grace Lueders, Rogers girls track: At the McDonald’s Relays, Lueders turned in a personal-best 57.29 in the 400, the state’s best mark this season.
Ella Presley, Bentonville West girls soccer: Presley had two goals in Bentonville West’s 4-0 win over Rogers Heritage.
Kadence Stafford, Bentonville softball: Stafford delivered a grand slam and two other hits in Bentonville’s 12-0 rout of Rogers Heritage.
Davis Stephens, Prairie Grove baseball: Stephens had three hits and two runs in Prairie Grove’s 7-1 victory against West Fork.
Shayley Treat, Farmington softball: Treat was 4 for 4 with two RBIs from the leadoff spot, setting the tone for Farmington in an 11-1 win over Prairie Grove.
Reagan Washam, Tuckerman softball: Washam’s five-RBIs game helped power Tuckerman to an 11-6 victory over Carlisle. The previous day, she had two RBIs and drew three walks in a 15-0 rout of Sloan-Hendrix. She also had two hits and two RBIs in a 4-2 win over Quitman.
Gage Watson, Marion baseball: Watson homered and doubled to help Marion beat Valley View 8-2. He scored three runs and knocked in two. He also struck out three batters in a perfect inning on the mound.
Dax Webb, Brookland baseball: Webb was 3 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs in Brookland’s 11-1 win over Manila. He had three hits and five RBIs in a doubleheader sweep of Southside earlier in the week.
Parker Wise, Mountain Home boys track: Wise recorded a 163-3 in the javelin at the Bomber Relays, a personal best and the best mark in Arkansas this season.
Trey Wren, Melbourne baseball: Wren blasted three home runs, drove in six and was the winning pitcher in Melbourne’s 14-4 victory against Flippin.