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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Georgia high school athlete of the week for Nov. 1-6. 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 swanson@scorebooklive.comor tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @SBLiveGA.


Mary Neal, Walton volleyball

Neal led her team with 19 kills as Walton won the 7A state title over Alpharetta. 

Samantha McGarity, Harrison cross country

McGarity finished 40 seconds ahead of the runner-up to become the lone individual state champion in the Class 7A race.

Tyler Hughes, Marietta QB 

Hughes was 22-of-29 for 346 yards passing and six touchdowns in a 42-14 win over Walton to clinch a home game in the first round of the playoffs. 

Miles Hamby, Archer K

In a game dominated by both teams' defenses, Hamby was the only player to score, as he knocked through three field goals to give Archer a 9-0 win over Norcross to clinch the region title. 

Cayman Prangley, Kennesaw Mountain QB

Prangley accounted for 248 yards of total offense and five touchdowns in a 47-0 win over Osborne that secured Kennesaw Mountain’s first region title in 20 years. 

Logan Curry, North Forsyth WR

Curry hauled in a 59-yard touchdown reception and snagged an interception in a 38-13 win over Gainesville. 

Tyler McGuire, Allatoona QB

McGuire threw two touchdown passes, including a 62-yard touchdown on the Bucs’ first offensive play, and added a score on the ground in a 28-13 win over Pope. 

Reece Fountain, Rome QB

Fountain threw a touchdown pass and caught a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to help Rome get a 46-34 win over Paulding County. 

Ashton Daniels, Buford QB

Daniels scored three touchdowns, including a passing touchdown, a touchdown reception and a rushing touchdown, in a 42-7 win over Dacula. 

Demetrious Carter, Perry RB

Carter scored three touchdowns in a 40-8 win over Baldwin. 

Elijah Patterson, Westminster DB

Patterson returned an interception 23 yards for a score in a 48-14 win over Douglas. 

Jake Merklinger, Calvary Day QB

Merklinger threw three touchdowns in the second quarter alone in a 44-0 shutout of Aquinas. 

Cody Soliday, Irwin QB 

Soliday threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another score in a 35-12 win over Turner County. 

Jordin Miller, Lakeside-Dekalb WR

Miller recovered the ball after a botched punt attempt and returned it for a touchdown in a 33-0 shutout of Clarkston. 

Blake Eubanks, Callaway K

Eubanks kicked the game-winning field goal in a 24-21 win over Heard County.