Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 5-11 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Thursday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Friday morning. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.
WEEK 1 WINNER: URIAH CHAVEZ, LAKE CITY
WEEK 2 WINNER: JACK MAXWELL, EMMETT
WEEK 3 WINNER: KAYSEN ISOM, THUNDER RIDGE
WEEK 4 WINNER: ZACH CLARK, POST FALLS
WEEK 5 WINNER: SETH KNOTHE, BISHOP KELLY
WEEK 6 WINNER: CHAD REDINGER, MOSCOW
WEEK 7 NOMINEES:
Landon Cheney, Nampa Christian QB
Threw for 247 yards, ran for 56 more and had three total touchdowns, reports The Idaho Press.
Casey Cope, Vallivue QB
Accounted for four touchdowns and 258 yards of offense in a win over Columbia, reports The Idaho Statesman.
Kaleb Demuzio, Highland RB
Erupted for 169 yards on offense in a win over Skyview, reports The Idaho Statesman.
Easton Durham, Highland QB
Accounted for five touchdowns and 334 total yards in a win over Skyview, reports The Idaho Statesman.
Jonah Elliss, Moscow
Ran a double reverse for a touchdown, returned a blocked field goal for a score and put the game on ice for the two-time defending 4A Inland Empire champions with his 35-yard reception on third and long in the closing minute. (READ MORE)
Ty Friceky, Nampa WR
Wonder who was on the other side of Seable’s efficient night? Friceky caught three passes worth 139 yards and three scores, reports The Idaho Press.
Ethan Garitone, Coeur d’Alene WR
Caught eight passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns before halftime of a lopsided win over Lewiston. (READ MORE)
Jared Grainger, Lewiston WR
Caught five passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to Coeur d’Alene. His first touchdown was a 58-yard strike over the top of the Viking defense.
Zane Helm, Melba RB
Ran for 150 yards and one score, reports The Idaho Press.
Colten Meyer, Horseshoe Bend QB
Accounted for 314 total yards with five touchdowns, reports The Idaho Stateman.
Jose Leon, Wilder WR
Logged 233 yards receiving on 10 passes and three touchdowns, reports The Idaho Stateman.
Elijah Martin, Notus RB
Ran for 113 yards on offense, had an interception and seven tackles on defense, reports The Idaho Press.
Gabe Matthews, Declo QB
Ran for 406 yards and seven touchdowns in a lopsided comeback win over Nampa Christian, per The Idaho Statesman. Read more about Matthews here.
Jack Prka, Coeur d’Alene QB
Accounted for six touchdowns — one on the ground, five through the air — as a part of his 405 yards passing on 23 of 29 attempts completed in a 56-14 win over Lewiston. (READ MORE)
Keegan Porter, Hillcrest
Scored three touchdowns on his first five carries. He finished with 266 yards rushing on 21 carries with five total touchdowns, including an 80-yarder, reports the Post Register.
Diego Rodriguez, Wilder QB
Completed 20 of 28 passes for 356 yards and seven total touchdowns, per The Idaho Stateman.
Colton Seable, Nampa QB
Completed five passes — four of them for touchdown — for 237 yards in a win over Ridgevue, reports The Idaho Press.
Willy Shirts, Weiser RB
Turned 26 carries into 177 yards and two touchdowns, reports The Idaho Press.
Eli Ames, Skyline WR
Ames caught a 77-yard TD (as part of his four receptions for 99 yards) and also had a 35-yard punt return for a TD in Skyline’s victory over Idaho Falls.