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**Vote for the Top High School Athlete in Acadiana for the Week of Feb. 26**

This past week in high school sports showcased remarkable statistical performances throughout the Acadiana area.

Here’s an opportunity for you to participate in selecting The Acadiana Advocate’s Player of the Week. The voting will conclude at noon on Wednesday, and the victor will be acknowledged on the

If you wish to nominate individuals for upcoming polls, kindly reach out to Kevin Foote at by Sunday evening each week.

If you encounter difficulty viewing the poll below, CLICK HERE.

Who deserves the title of high school athlete of the week?

Your choices:

  • Chad Jones, representing St. Thomas More: Notably scored 30 points in the victory against Bonnabel on Tuesday and followed it up with 19 points in the win over Alexandria on Friday, contributing to the Cougars’ advancement to the Division I select semifinals.
  • Jada Richard, from Lafayette Christian: Impressed by scoring 18 points, leading the Knights to clinch their fourth consecutive basketball state championship.
  • Kaylei Brown, competing for Beau Chene: Secured victories in three events at the Bulldog Relays – finishing first in 100 hurdles (17.90), 300 hurdles (50.57), and long jump (16-2).
  • Joni Martin, representing Carencro: Emerged victorious in long jump (19-10), triple jump (43-5.5), and secured fourth place in the 400 (54.60) at Lancon Relays hosted at Comeaux High.
  • T.J. Marzell, hailing from Lafayette Christian: Showcased a stellar performance by winning the 100 (11.01) and the 200 (22.88) at Lancon Relays.
  • Giselle Saputil, representing Beau Chene: Demonstrated excellence by winning the 100 (12.9) and the 200 (27.0), securing third place in the 400 (1:02.48), and achieving second place in the triple jump (32-5).