Here are the nominees for the girls basketball player of the week. Voting lasts through Wednesday.
G Ka’Yanti Burden, Jr., St. Petersburg Catholic: Hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to beat Indian Rocks Christian 30-29 and keep the Barons perfect (8-0) this season.
F Kendal Cheesman, Sr., Plant: The Vanderbilt signee averaged 27 points and 10 rebounds in a wins over Steinbrenner and Brooks DeBartolo and helped the Panthers go 4-0 for the week.
G/F Esther Jackson, Sr., Hernando: Averaged 20.1 points per game in wins over Springstead and Orlando First Academy.
G Julia Rueda, So., Mitchell: Averaged 15 points, seven rebounds and six steals per game in wins over Gaither and Calvary Christian.
G Whitney Rush, Sr., East Lake: Averaged 31 points per game in wins over Gaither, Countryside and Wiregrass Ranch and is averaging a state-leading 28.1 points per game this season.