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Player of the Week nominees

Following are this week’s nominees for the Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week:

  • Datron Branch, junior, Nansemond River High School football: Branch returned a fumble for 84 yards for a touchdown in the Warriors’ state semifinal game.
  • Jaden Freeman, freshman, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy basketball: Freeman scored the game-winning bucket to go along with 11 points in the Saints’ win over Norfolk Collegiate.
  • James Hatton, senior, King’s Fork High School basketball: Hatton scored 24 in the Bulldogs’ win over Hickory High School.
  • Clint Wright Jr., sophomore, Lakeland High School basketball: Wright scored a team high 18 in the Cavs win over Grassfield High School.

Vote by 7 p.m. Wednesday by sending an email with the subject “Player of the Week” to sports@suffolknewsherald.com.

Next Sunday, we’ll feature the readers’ choice in a story on the sports page.

Spread the word.