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Vote: Who should be this week's SBLive South Carolina High School Athlete of the Week (11/26/2023)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s South Carolina High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 18-24 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff
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Here are the candidates for SBLive’s South Carolina High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 18-24 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 Saturday, December 3 at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced in next week's poll.


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 by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

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Congratulations to last week's winner: Grayson White of Camden.

Here are this week's nominees:

Justin Welch, Dutch Fork, Football

The junior kicker booted a 39-yard field goal with eight seconds left, lifting the Silver Foxes to a dramatic 31-30 win over J.L. Mann in the 5-A Upper State championship game. Welch made his game-winning kick despite being iced twice with J.L. Mann timeouts.

Mondo Domenech, White Knoll, Football

Domenech had a key, fourth-quarter interception to set up a touchdown in the undefeated Timberwolves’ 21-14 win over Summerville in the 5-A Lower State championship game.

J.J. Davis, Mullins, Boys Basketball

Davis scored 30 points as the Auctioneers edged Camden 84-82. The 5-foot-9 senior is averaging 22 points in the Auctioneers’ first three games.

B.J. Montgomery, Gray Collegiate Academy, Football

Montgomery had a rushing touchdown and returned a kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown as the War Eagles knocked off defending 2-A state champion Abbeville 27-12.

Justin Joe, South Florence, Football

It’s rare for an offensive lineman to score a touchdown but Joe did so Friday night and it was crucial. The 6-foot-1, 285-pound senior picked up a teammate’s fumble and ran 17 yards for a touchdown, giving the undefeated Bruins a 21-7 lead over Irmo. They ended up winning, 28-21.

Joyce Edwards, Camden, Girls Basketball

The South Carolina commit had 23 points, 14 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 blocks in a 46-34 win over North Augusta. Edwards is a 6-foot-2 forward who averaged 28.5 points last season while leading the Bulldogs to the 3-A state championship.

Malik Shippy, Johnsonville, Football

Shippy ran for a pair of touchdowns and threw for another as Johnsonville rallied from 10 points down to top Bamberg-Ehrhardt 20-10 in the 1-A Lower State championship game.

Kolton Chapman, Daniel, Football

The Lions’ quarterback ran for two touchdowns and threw a touchdown pass in a 28-23 win over Belton-Honea Path in the 3-A Upper State championship game. Chapman was 15-of-25 for 144 yards and had 82 yards rushing on 15 carries.

Grayson White, Camden, Football

The quarterback who has the size of a lineman continues to shine on the big stage. White was 21-of-27 for 309 yards and had 4 rushing touchdowns as the Bulldogs beat Brookland-Cayce 46-30 in the 3-A Lower State championship game.

Aiden Manavian, Oceanside Collegiate Academy

The freshman quarterback threw four touchdown passes as the Landsharks beat Hampton County 42-21 in the 2-A Lower State championship game.