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Vote: Who should be SBLive’s South Carolina High School Athlete of the Week (1/21/2023)?

Here are 10 athletes for your voting consideration
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We have 10 athletes nominated this week for SBLive’s South Carolina High School Athlete of the Week from Jan. 14-20 and we ask you, the fans, to help decide who should indeed be the top athlete selected. Voting will conclude on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced in next week’s poll.


Congratulations to last week's winner: Nas Berry of Fort Mill Boys Basketball.


Here are this week's nominees:

T.J. Bell, Westwood, Boys Basketball

Bell led the way with 20 points as the Redhawks beat previously undefeated Ridge View 66-64. Ridge View (16-1) came into the game ranked No. 6 in the nation by USA Today. Bell, a senior guard, is averaging 18.4 points per game.

Connor Cannon, Fox Creek, Boys Basketball

Cannon scored 28 points in the Predators’ 80-46 win over Pelion. The 6-foot-4 senior guard is averaging 16.9 points and 6 rebounds a game.

Baron Leonard, Eastside, Boys Wrestling

Leonard won the 215-pound championship in the Greenville County tournament. Eastside has won the last eight 4-A state championships.

Cam Scott, Lexington, Boys Basketball

The Texas commit has been on fire along with the rest of his team. Scott scored 43 points in a 95-53 win over White Knoll and 30 in a 105-44 rout of Aiken.

Jazzy Frierson, Hartsville, Girls Basketball

Frierson scored 20 points in a 64-24 win over West Florence. The senior guard leads the Red Foxes with 15.1 points per game. She’s also averaging 6.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 4.2 steals.

Reagan Haggard, Chapin, Girls Basketball

This is what you call doing it all. Haggard had 24 points, 17 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocked shots in Chapin’s 53-34 win over White Knoll. It was her ninth double-double of the season. The 5-foot-11 sophomore forward/guard is averaging 13.1 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.

Joyce Edwards, Camden, Girls Basketball

Huge games are routine for one of the nation’s top recruits. Check out this one. Edwards, who has committed to South Carolina, had 39 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists and 7 steals in the Bulldogs’ 103-22 rout of Marlboro County.

Mariana Moody, Spring Valley, Girls Basketball

Moody scored 30 points in Spring Valley’s 77-43 victory over Nation Ford. That was well above the 6-foot junior’s average of 11.8 points a game. Moody leads the Vikings with 9.2 rebounds per game.

Luke Hillers, Boiling Springs, Boys Wrestling

Hillers was the 106-pound champion in the 2024 Spartanburg County tournament. Boiling Springs also won the team title.

Owen Salvato, Eastside, Boys Wrestling

Salvato took the 120-pound title as eight-time defending 4-A state champion Eastside dominated the Greenville County tournament.