Each week during the winter sports season the Daily Post will honor a Fans Choice Winter Athlete of the Week based on fan voting during the week at www.gwinnettprepsports.com. Voting begins by Monday morning and closes at noon on Thursday. The winner will be honored in the print and web versions of the Daily Post.

This week’s candidates are:

Lily Burke

School: Brookwood

Sport: Swimming

Last week: Won individual state championships in the 100 freestyle and the 200 individual medley as the Broncos won the team state title for the second straight season

Jake Magahey

School: Mill Creek

Sport: Swimming

Last week: Won individual state titles in the 200 and 500 freestyle, breaking the state and national record in the 500 free with a time of 4 minutes, 15.63 seconds

Peter Smithson

School: Collins Hill

Sport: Diving

Last week: Won his third straight diving state championship with a 12-dive score of 762.35 points

Jammonie Watkins-Causey

School: Meadowcreek

Sport: Basketball

Last week: Made a game-winning layup as time expired in the Region 7-AAAAAAA Tournament finals as the Mustangs topped Norcross 46-44

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