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Hammond School's Rucker Brannon is voted SBLive South Carolina Athlete of the Week

Here's a look at Brannon's stellar performance
Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Hammond School's Rucker Brannon, the winner of SBLive South Carolina's Athlete of Week award as voted by South Carolina high school sports fans.

Brannon received 56.62% of our state-wide vote after he had two interceptions, including a pick six, during the Skyhawks 52-0 victory over Laurence Manning Academy in the SCISA state championship game, for the sixth consecutive state title.

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

Here are all the other athletes that were nominated for Nov. 14-19:

LaNorris Sellers, South Florence, Football

He just keeps dominating. The Syracuse commit who is seemingly raising his profile every week threw five touchdown passes - four of them in the first quarter - as the undefeated Bruins walloped James Island 52-21 in the AAAA playoffs. Sellers also ran for a touchdown.

Vaughn Blue, Oceanside Collegiate, Football

Back in the lineup after missing six weeks due to injury, the senior tailback ran for 132 yards and a touchdown while also catching 3 passes for 101 yards and a touchdown as the Landsharks rolled past Woodland in the AA playoffs.

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Turbo Richard, Northwestern, Football

Richard ran for 179 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Trojans pounded Westside 59-21 in the AAAA playoffs. Richard has a school single-season record 1,887 yards rushing.

Colton Phares, Beaufort, Football

Showing what it’s like to be clutch in two different ways, the Appalachian State recruit returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown and had a late interception as Beaufort rallied past Gilbert 31-21 in AAA action.

Zavian Brown, Fort Dorchester, Football

The junior tailback ran for 224 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Fort Dorchester beat Carolina Forest 39-21 in the AAAAA playoffs.

Tyree James, Holly Hill Academy, Football

James, the Raiders’ quarterback, ran for 321 yards and 5 touchdowns in the SCISA 8-man state championship game. Holly Hill beat Wyman King Academy 68-20 for its third straight state title and 36th consecutive win.

Grayson Loftis, Gaffney, Football

Week after week, Loftis gets it done. The Duke recruit threw for 265 yards and 2 touchdowns as Gaffney advanced in the AAAAA playoffs with a 34-28 win over Byrnes.