Fridays are for the stars in Mississippi high school sports.
Each Friday morning the Clarion Ledger will announce the boys and girls #MSPreps Athlete of the Week. The nominees included the state's top prep sports performances from Jan. 10-16.
Boys Athlete of the Week
Avaughn Johnson, Murrah (basketball): The Jackson State signee had 38 points, seven rebounds and five blocks in Murrah's 82-71 loss to Clinton on Friday.
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Girls Athlete of the Week
Jahanna Wilson, Callaway (basketball): Wilson had 10 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks in Callaway's 56-49 victory over Jim Hill on Jan. 12. The freshman also had 18 points and eight rebounds in a 60-46 victory over Provine on Friday.
How to nominate: Nominations for the week open every Friday at noon and close at 9 a.m. the following Monday. Please include the athlete's name, school, stats and team record from the past week in an email to email@example.com and CLScoreboard@jackson.gannett.com.
How to vote: The male and female #MSPreps Athlete of the Week polls will be released every Monday at 11 a.m. Voting is limited to one vote per hour for each poll, and the polls are open until noon Thursday.
This article originally appeared on Mississippi Clarion Ledger: Boys and Girls #MSPreps Athlete of the Week winners for Jan. 10-16