Southside's Will Shirley won the male athlete of the week honors in the Gadsden area.
Shirley led the Panthers with 16 points in a 44-32 win over West End and scored eight points in a 42-32 loss to Hokes Bluff in the semifinals of the Etowah County basketball tournament.
He won 50.98% of the vote, while Sardis' Luke Martin finished second with 44.11% of the vote.
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This article originally appeared on The Gadsden Times: Gadsden-area boys high school athlete of the week poll