Who was the best high school athlete in Greater Columbus last week? Your votes decide

Voting is open for the Athlete of the Week.

Sep 30, 2022; Worthington, Ohio, USA;  The Olentangy Braves take the field prior to the high school football game against the Thomas Worthington Cardinals at Thomas Worthington High School.
Sep 30, 2022; Worthington, Ohio, USA; The Olentangy Braves take the field prior to the high school football game against the Thomas Worthington Cardinals at Thomas Worthington High School.

Dispatch.com readers can now vote for their favorite high school athletes of the week on their desktop, the Dispatch.com mobile web or Dispatch app once per hour by scrolling down to ballots listed below.

Deadline is 4 p.m. Friday.

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Last week's winner: Worthington Christian's Ethan Albert named Athlete of the Week

High school sports: Here's how to nominate Columbus area athletes of the week in 2022-23

The Athlete of the Week voting occurs each week during high school sports competition and recognizes athletes across all sports.

If you can't see the ballot when you scroll to the bottom of this story, try refreshing the link or clearing the cache in your browser. Voters can cast one vote per hour per device. You do not have to be a subscriber to vote.

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Athletes were nominated over the past few weeks for the vote starting Monday, Oct. 3.

Please do not email your votes; they will not count. Nominations and votes are not the same things.

Athletes are on this week's ballot based on information made available to The Dispatch, and nominations made over the past week.

High school sports: 2022-23 Athletes of the week

Once athletes win during the regular season, they're not eligible to be back on the ballot until the postseason. If athletes haven't won in the regular season, they can be nominated more than once.

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The Dispatch staff reserves the right to remove ballots or athletes from the ballot where voting irregularities have occurred.

Have any questions? Email sports editor Brian White at bwhite1@dispatch.com.

Here are this week's Athlete of the Week candidates:

Connor Ackley, Hilliard Davidson cross country: Broke his own program record in winning the Saturday Night Fever Invitational in Henderson, Tennessee, with a time of 14:45.54. Davidson finished second (81) behind champion Farragut (48).

Gerald Banks, Pickerington North football: Rushed for 138 yards and a touchdown in a 56-0 win over Westland.

Emma Bebo, Olentangy volleyball: Had 73 assists, 14 digs, three blocks and two aces to help the Braves go 2-0 for the week.

Braylon Beckwith, Canal Winchester football: Had a school-record four interceptions in a 13-10 win over Dublin Scioto. He also recorded seven solo tackles, four assists and a pass breakup.  He made the game-ending tackle on fourth down.

Diore Hubbard, Gahanna football: Ran for 164 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries and had a touchdown catch in a 38-24 win over New Albany.

Tyler Johnson, Centerburg football: Completed 9 of 16 passes for 179 yards and a touchdown and had 23 carries for 200 yards and two touchdowns in a 47-14 win over Cardington-Lincoln. Defensively, he had four tackles, one tackle for loss and two pass breakups.

Ashley Kefauver, Hamilton Township volleyball: Had 36 kills and 23 digs vs. Fairfield Union and 30 kills, 22 digs and four aces vs. Logan Elm.

Mara McGlone, Worthington Kilbourne soccer: Scored three goals to help the Wolves go 2-0 for the week.

Dane Nauman, Sparta Highland football: Rushed for 308 yards and five touchdowns on 39 carries in a 44-20 win over Shelby.

Nasir Phillips, Westerville South football: Ran for 250 yards and three touchdowns on 33 carries in a 27-7 win over Delaware Hayes.

Colton Powers, Marysville football: Rushed for 175 yards and six touchdowns on 24 carries in a 49-28 win over Dublin Jerome.

Nate Severs, Big Walnut football: Ran for 293 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries in a 35-12 win over Worthington Kilbourne.

Aidan Shannon, DeSales cross country: Has broken the school record three times this season and placed second at the Midwest Catholic Cross Country Championship

Zakk Tschirhart, Dublin Jerome football: Completed 22 of 34 passes for 342 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-28 loss to Marysville.

Marek Tzagournis, Dublin Jerome football: Had five catches for 106 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-28 loss to Marysville.

Brennen Ward, Gahanna football: Completed 21 of 32 passes for 255 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-24 win over New Albany.

Becca Wight, Thomas Worthington volleyball: Had 25 kills, 11 digs and three blocks in a win over Worthington Kilbourne.

This article originally appeared on The Columbus Dispatch: High School Athlete of the Week: Vote in Columbus Dispatch poll