Howard caught seven passes for 142 yards, including the game-winning TD reception in OT, to lift Kennewick to a 35-34 3A playoff victory over Yelm. Howard also returned a fumble 26 yards for a TD.
Howard received 53.8% of the vote, beating out Bothell FB/LB Colin Fisherkeller who finished with 29.5%. Mount Si QB Clay Millen finished third with 5.7%.
We are currently accepting athlete of the week nominations for the week of Nov. 18-24. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivewa.
- Last week’s winners: Graham-Kapowsin WR Malaki Roberson and Hoquiam RB Malaki Eaton
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Nov. 11-17:
Brevan Bae, Washougal RB/LB: Bae scored both of Washougal’s touchdowns, including the game-winning 2-yard TD run with less than a minute left, to lift the Panthers to their first state playoff victory since 1999.
Shabro Johnson, Graham-Kapowsin RB: Johnson rushed for 215 yards and two touchdowns to lead Graham-Kapowsin to a 41-17 4A playoff victory over Gonzaga Prep.
Davauntae Holden, Bethel LB: Holden had four sacks and a fumble recovery to lead a dominant defensive effort as Bethel blanked Garfield 21-0 in the 4A playoffs.
Kannon Katzer, Mt. Spokane RB: Katzer rushed for 307 yards and three touchdowns to lead Mt. Spokane to a 35-10 3A playoff victory over Peninsula.
Clay Millen, Mount Si QB: Millen was 33-for-38 for 500 yards and six touchdown passes in Mount Si’s 46-21 4A playoff victory over Chiawana.
Colin Fisherkeller, Bothell FB/LB: Fisherkeller had more than 100 yards receiving and two TD catches, and came up with a key sack late in the game to help lead Bothell to a 17-14 4A playoff victory over Kentwood.
Carson Chrisman, Lakewood WR: Chrisman had six catches for 101 yards and three touchdowns in Lakewood’s 38-12 2A playoff victory over Sequim.
Trey Meredith and Tapuloa Tusi Jr., Lincoln OL: Meredith and Tusi Jr., both freshmen, led a dominant effort by Lincoln’s offensive line in a 49-28 3A playoff victory over Seattle Prep. The Abes racked up nearly 600 yards of offense and the OL did not allow a sack.
Levi Crum, Hockinson QB: Crum threw for two touchdowns and carried the ball 28 times for 147 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in Hockinson’s 21-15 2A playoff victory over Ellensburg.