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Vote: Who should be SB Live's North Carolina High School Athlete of the Week (10/15/23)?

Read through the list of nominees and cast your vote in the poll.
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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s North Carolina High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 9-14 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote in our poll. Voting will conclude on Saturday, October 21 at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced in next week's poll. You may vote as often as you like. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivenc.

Congratulations to last week's winner, Jaedon Alford of Rolesville.

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 you can vote during the competition. Our poll in no way is meant to discredit other players no mentioned.


Caman Chaplin, West Forsyth football: Chaplin makes this list for the second straight week after rushing for 365 yards and five touchdowns and 84 receiving yards and a score in a 50-42 win against Davie County.

Gabe Bolivar, Pine Lake Prep football: Bolivar had 37 carries for 416 yards and six touchdowns in a 60-44 win over Carver.

Jonathan Paylor, Cummings football: Paylor, a N.C. State commit, tallied 282 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns in a 48-29 win over Northwood.

Johnathan Montague, Clayton football: Montague had 124 rushing yards and four touchdowns and completed 11 of 12 passes for 188 yards and a score in a 44-0 win over Corinth Holders.

Ben Mauney, Burns football: Mauney had 330 passing yards and four touchdowns and ran for 49 yards and two scores in a 56-42 win over East Gaston.

Christian Rutledge, South View football: Rutledge set a new school record with 306 rushing yards and scored three touchdowns in a 62-14 win over Gray's Creek.

Kinnady Boothe, East Forsyth volleyball: Boothe finished the regular season with 384 kills, fourth-best in the state, and recorded 68 kills in three matches last week.

Shalyn Bell, North Stanly volleyball: Bell recorded 35 kills in two wins last week against Albermarle and Anson County and leads the state with 401 heading into the postseason.