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Below are the nominees for The Herald’s high school athlete of the week.

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Jackson Burnham, Nation Ford boys’ basketball: The 6-foot-3 senior scored 26 points, had two rebounds and one steal in a 56-52 win at Rock Hill, Jan. 16.

Burnham also scored 17 points and grabbed two rebounds in a 73-57 win over Spring Valley, Jan. 19.

Burnham is averaging 23.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game for Nation Ford (9-10) this season.

Kaitlyn Garvin, Legion Collegiate girls’ basketball: The 5-foot-5 sophomore scored 54 points in four games as Legion Collegiate went 3-1 last week with wins over Atlantic Collegiate Academy (53-35, Jan. 17), 1 of 1 Red Academy (64-47, Jan. 18) and Cheraw (52-39, Jan. 20) and a loss to Porter Ridge (48-36, Jan. 16).

Garvin had her best game of the week with 23 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals in the win over 1 of 1 Red Academy, Jan. 18.

Garvin is averaging 9.5 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.1 steals per game for Legion Collegiate (6-8) this season.

Zyan Hager, Catawba Ridge boys’ basketball: The 6-foot-2 senior scored 18 points, had seven rebounds, eight assists and three steals to lead Catawba Ridge to a 78-47 win at Lancaster, Jan. 16.

Hager also scored 16 points, had four assists, three steals and two rebounds in a 64-38 win over Indian Land, Jan. 19.

Hager is averaging 19.8 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.6 steals for a Catawba Ridge team (17-2) that has won seven consecutive games this season.

Chloe Hudson, Rock Hill girls’ basketball: The 5-foot-9 sophomore scored 26 points, including six three-pointers, to go with seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks in a 69-24 win over Nation Ford, Jan. 16.

Hudson followed that up with 11 points, including three more, three-pointers, eight rebounds, three steals and two assists in a 50-36 victory at Blythewood.

Hudson leads the state with 81 three-pointers this season.

Hudson is averaging 16.5 points, 7.7 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 2.2 assists for a Rock Hill squad (17-3) that has won 11 games in a row this season.

Kaleigh Lucas, South Pointe girls’ basketball: The 5-foot-4, eight-grader, scored 21 points to go with five assists, seven steals and three rebounds in an 80-10 win at Indian Land, Jan. 16.

Lucas scored 18 points and had two steals in an 81-19 victory at rival, Northwestern, Jan. 19.

The next day, Lucas had 13 points, three assists, four steals and a rebound in a 72-16 win over Garinger.

Lucas is averaging 12.7 points, 2.8 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game for a South Pointe team (17-2) that has won 15 straight games this season.

Mason Mitchell, Northwestern boys’ basketball: The 6-foot-5 senior scored 20 points, grabbed seven rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 71-50 win at York, Jan. 19.

Mitchell also scored six points, had seven rebounds, three blocks and a steal in a 60-47 loss to South Pointe, Jan. 19.

Mitchell is averaging 13.4 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists and two steals per game for Northwestern (10-10) this season.

Stephen Quinn, Westminster Catawba boys’ basketball: The 6-foot-2 senior scored 24 points, including seven three-pointers, with two rebounds and two assists to lead Westminster Catawba to a 59-46 win over SouthLake Christian, Jan. 19.

Quinn also scored five points, had six rebounds and four assists in a 43-42 loss at Metrolina Christian, Jan. 16.

The previous night, Quinn scored 24 points, grabbed six steals, two rebounds, three assists and two blocks in a 63-62 win over Concord Academy.

Westminster Catawba is 18-7 overall this season.

Reagan Reyes, Fort Mill girls’ basketball: The 5-foot-5 senior scored 11 points, had four rebounds, two assists and two steals to help Fort Mill to a 46-45 win at Clover, Jan. 19.

Reyes also scored 13 points, had four rebounds, two assists and two steals in a 72-58 loss at Spring Valley, Jan. 16.

Fort Mill is 15-5 overall this season.

Tamia Watkins, Andrew Jackson girls’ basketball: The 6-foot-1 junior scored 23 points, had 14 rebounds, two assists and two steals in a 66-27 win at Cheraw, Jan. 16.

Watkins followed that up with a triple-double with 36 points 10 rebounds, 10 steals, five assists and a block in a 96-27 victory over York Prep, Jan. 18.

Watkins is averaging 25.6 points, 10.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 4.1 steals and 2.1 blocks per game for an Andrew Jackson team (14-4) that has won eight games in a row this season.

Marcia Watt, Clover girls’ basketball: The 5-foot-6 senior scored 13 points, including four three-pointers and had four assists in a 54-41 win over Blythewood, Jan. 16.

The next night, Watt had 10 points, four rebounds, three steals and one assist in a 55-54 loss at Spring Valley.

Watt finished off the week with 11 points, three steals and two assists in a 46-45 loss to Fort Mill, Jan. 19.

Watt is averaging 11.1 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 3.3 steals for Clover (13-6) this season.

** Information published today includes statistics through January 20.

If you want to nominate an athlete: Athletes of the week highlights high school players with outstanding performances. The goal is to recognize all athletes in all sports, both the most accomplished and the underrated or underappreciated players. If you want to suggest someone to be included in the Athletes of the week column, send email to Jay Edwards at Please include the athletes’ name, school, class, photos and applicable game performance statistics. Coaches must be willing to verify information.