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Vote now: Who should be SBLive's Indiana High School Athlete of the Week (August 14-20)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive's Indiana High School Athlete of the Week as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff
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Here are the candidates for SBLive's Indiana High School Athlete of the Week 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 the following week. If you would like to nominate an athlete in the future, please email


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.

Mason Alexander, Hamilton Southeastern football

Junior defensive back returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a 28-14 victory over Fort Wayne Carroll.

Ty Brown, South Spencer football

Junior ran for three touchdowns, passed for a fourth and had an interception in a 41-13 win over Tecumseh.

Eli Chappelow, Shelbyville football

Junior quarterback completed 13 of 20 passes for 283 yards and five TDs, and rushed for 47 yards and a score in a 39-14 victory over Greensburg.

Landon Drennan, Plainfield football

Air Force-bound senior had 13 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and two sacks in a 32-13 victory against Terre Haute South.

Noah Ehrlich, Crown Point football

Completed passes to 10 receivers, finishing 19-of-25 for 310 yards in a 42-7 victory over Lowell.

Dallas Freeman, Greenfield-Central football

Junior quarterback threw for 230 yards and four scores – all in the first quarter – and added a rushing touchdown during a 49-0 victory over Madison.

Jackson Gilbert, Westfield football

Senior quarterback passed for 142 yards and a TD and ran for two touchdowns in a 34-14 win over New Palestine.

DJ Gordon, Park Tudor football

Harvard commit had 301 total yards – 190 passing and 111 rushing – and seven TDs in a 65-6 victory over Greenwood Christian.

Thomas Gotkowski, Ben Davis football

Senior quarterback threw for 283 yards and three touchdowns and added 49 yards and a touchdown on the ground during a 49-28 win over Cincinnati Moeller.

Anika Guenther, Penn girls soccer

Junior scored the first goal as Penn defeated state top-ranked and defending Class 2A champ Evansville Memorial 2-0.

Jayon Harvey, Franklin Central football

Did a little bit of everything in a 29-12 victory against Perry Meridian: seven catches for 171 yards and two TDs; four rushes for 36 yards; three tackles; and a blocked PAT.

Riley Kinnett, Bishop Chatard football

Ran for 334 yards and four TDs in a 49-23 victory against Indianapolis Brebeuf.

Dash King, Bloomington North football

Completed 13 of 20 passes for 203 yards and three TDs in a 34-29 victory over Mooresville.

DJ Mendez, Scecina football

Senior was 14-of-20 passing for 280 yards and a TD, and ran for 82 yards and three touchdowns in a 48-20 victory over Fort Wayne Concordia.

Kobe Meyer, Heritage football

Senior accounted for 327 total yards (114 passing, 213 rushing) and five touchdowns en route to a 34-0 shutout of Bellmont.

Hannah Moore, Northwestern girls cross country

Took first the Jacob Graf Memorial Invitational at Logansport for the third straight year, running 19:24 to win by 29 seconds.

Kyler Morris, Norwell boys soccer

Had a hat trick in a 4-0 shutout of Woodlan.

Kimar Nelson, Fort Wayne Wayne football

Linebacker had 16 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, a sack and a forced fumble in a 35-12 win over Indianapolis Crispus Attucks.

Bret Perry, Seymour football

Senior quarterback completed 25 of 34 passes for 387 yards and five TDs, and ran for 77 yards and a score in a 51-49 loss to Greenwood.

Dontae Pope, Merrillville football

Senior was 13-of-18 passing for 215 yards and ran for 76 yards and two touchdowns in a 40-13 victory over crosstown rival Andrean.

Derek Reid, Tri-West football

Junior ran 29 times for 177 yards and three scores and added two catches for 48 yards during a 42-6 victory over Western.

Alex Reschly, Norwell girls golf

Posted personal bests for nine holes (35, in a victory against Westview) and 18 holes (73, in the New Haven Invitational).

Brock Riddle, Greenwood football

Senior quarterback passed for 434 yards and a program-record six TDs in a 51-49 win over Seymour. He also ran for 78 yards and a touchdown.

Logan Schoffner, Noblesville football

Senior set the program career rushing record during a 232-yard effort in a 48-30 victory over Mount Vernon (Fortville). He finished with three total touchdowns.

Branden Sharpe, Brownsburg football

Freshman had three rushing touchdowns – including an 80-yarder – in the first half of a 51-7 victory over Fort Wayne Dwenger.

Liam Stone, North Posey football

Had 146 total yards and five TDs in a 49-21 win over Mount Vernon (Posey).

Jace Stuckey, Triton Central football

Eastern Michigan commit threw for 415 yards and five touchdowns during a 41-13 victory over Cascade.

Caiden Verrett, Hanover Central football

Ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another score in a 40-17 win against Wheeler. Finished with 183 total yards (125 rushing, 58 receiving).

Jackson Willis, Indianapolis Lutheran football

The state's returning leader in passing yards and TDs threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns in a 50-0 shutout of Beech Grove.

Mark Zackery IV, Ben Davis football

Junior caught three passes for 109 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown, and ran a fumble back 99 yards for another score in a 49-28 victory over Cincinnati Moeller.

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