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Each week during the spring sports season, the Citizen will honor a Fans Choice Player of the Week based on fan voting during the week. Voting begins Monday and closes Thursday at RockdaleNewtonCitizen.com. The winner will be honored in the print and web versions of the Citizen.

This week’s candidates are:

Toree Thomas

School: Rockdale County 

Last week: Junior Toree Thomas scored two first-half goals in a 4-2 win against Archer last Tuesday and followed that performance up with two more goals Friday night in a 3-2 win over South Gwinnett. 

Thomas' second goal against the Comets came in the final minute. 

Khafri Jamison

School: Heritage

Last week: Senior Khafri Jamison was the hero in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over first-place Lakeside last Friday night. Jamison tied the game up in the second half before winning it in overtime. 

Aralyn Everett 

School: Eastside

Last week: Sophomore Aralyn Everett scored twice in a shutout victory over Salem last week before recording a hat trick against Newton on Saturday. Everett continues to lead the Eagles in goals scored this season. 

Griffin Holcombe  

School: Heritage 

Last week: Senior Griffin Holcombe lowered his ERA to 0.88 last week after a dominant performance against Eastside, pitching six innings of 2-hit, 1-run ball while striking out five. It marked the second win of the season for the senior. 

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Sports Editor

A 2017 graduate of the University of North Georgia, Colin joined the Rockdale/Newton Citizen in March of 2018 as the papers' full-time sports editor. A 2013 graduate of Jackson County High School, Colin received a golf scholarship to Andrew College.