Ascension Catholic's Jai Williams is the parish Athlete of the Week.

This week’s Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Rouses Market, is junior running back Jai Williams of Ascension Catholic.

In the Bulldogs' state title loss, Williams set a new Louisiana championship record with 40 carries. His 262 yards also set a new record for most yards in a Class 1A/Division-IV title game.

He was named the game's Most Outstanding Player for Ascension Catholic.