Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Florida High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 3-9 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, Jan. 17. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivefl.
THIS WEEK’S FLORIDA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
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Guard/Forward Addison Potts (Senior), South Fort Myers High School
Potts, finished with a team-high 17 points and 15 rebounds in Friday night’s 61-54 win over rival Fort Myers.
Guard Arianna Mosley (Junior), Tampa Preparatory School
Mosley, finished with 32 points, including five 3-pointers in Tuesday’s 50-46 win over Out-of-Door Academy.
On top of the performance, Mosley received her first D-1 offer from Howard University.
Guard Jadah Toombs (Sophomore), Fort Myers
Toombs, finished with a game-high 25 points, on 8-for-22 shooting in Friday night’s 61-54 loss to South Fort Myers.
Guard/Forward Bri Becker (Senior), Trenton
Becker, finished with her 4th triple-double of the season (15 points, 11 assists, 12 steals) on Thursday night in a 65-30 win over Chiefland.
Guard Maddie Millar (Senior), Bishop Kenny
Millar, finished with 21 points (7-14 from 3-point range), 4 rebounds and 4 assists, in Thursday night’s 63-18 win over Terry Parker.
Guard Katie Ambrose (Senior), Gulf Coast
Ambrose, finished with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 5 steals, in Thursday night’s 65-17 win over Palmetto Ridge.
Guard/Forward Zaira Mitchell (Sophomore), Evangelical Christian
Mitchell, finished with 15 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in last Tuesday’s 53-20 win over Gateway Charter to improve the Lady Sentinels’ record to 15-2 on the season.
Guard/Forward Jade Jones (Freshman), King’s Academy (West Palm Beach)
Jones, finished with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists and 6 steals in Thursday’s 64-17 win over Glades Day.
Forward Nyla Harris (Senior), Lake Highland Prep
The Louisville commit finished with 19 points and 15 rebounds, in Saturday’s 74-70 win over Woodward Academy (GA) in the She Got Game Classic in Atlanta.
Guard Jaela Davis (Senior), Brooks-DeBartolo
Davis, finished with 15 points and 4 steals, in Friday night’s 49-41 win over Cardinal Mooney.
Guard Tristan Gross (Junior), St. Petersburg
Gross, finished with a season-high 40 points (Including 11 3-pointers), in Wednesday night’s 88-47 win over Palm Harbor University.
Forward Sam Walters (Junior), The Villages Charter
Walters, finished with 41 points, 16 rebounds and 2 blocked shots, in Friday night’s 70-60 win over Wildwood.
Guard Jay White (Senior), Southwest Florida Christian
White, finished with 16 points and 9 assists, in last Monday’s 57-48 win over Canterbury (Fort Myers).
Guard Trey Lane (Senior), Santa Fe Catholic
Lane, finished with 7 points, 7 rebounds and 5 steals, in Friday night’s 56-52 loss to Rockledge.
Forward Isaac Celiscar (Sophomore), Winter Haven
Celiscar finished with his 12th double-double of the season (13 points and 12 rebounds), in Saturday’s 52-44 win over Windermere Prep in the O-Town Showdown.