Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 19-25 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. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email email@example.com 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 WINNER: JARED GRAINGER, LEWISTON
WEEK 8 WINNER: PARKER PETTIT, SANDPOINT
WEEK 9 NOMINEES:
Sean Austin, Kuna QB: Passed for 213 yards and two touchdowns in his final game as Kuna lost too Skyview.
Kayden Chan, Mountain View WR: Caught 11 passes for 155 yards and a touchdown as Mountain View beat Timberline.
Cooper Cooke, Teton RB: Had an interception, a 60-yard kickoff return and a 25-yard touchdown run in win over South Fremont.
Gerrit Cox, Sandpoint RB: Returned a punt 61 yards for touchdown to lift Sandpoint to 4A IEL title, playoff berth in a 6-0 win over Lakeland.
Jake Farris, Mountain View QB: Passed for 216 yards and two touchdowns, and added 68 rushing yards and a pair of scores in team’s win over Timberline.
Clayton Franssen, Skyview QB: Completed 17 of 26 passes for 212 yards and two TDs, and added 86 rushing yards and another score as the Hawks clinched a 5A playoff spot with a win over Kuna.
CJ Jacobsen, Rocky Mountain WR: Caught five passes for 103 yards and a touchdown in the Grizzlies win over Capital.
Zach Johnson, Lake City WR: Caught two touchdown passes from Chris Irvin, scored on a 68-yard reverse and made an interception in the end zone in the Timberwolves’ victory over Lewiston.
Westyn Smith, Emmett RB: Had two short touchdown runs (and 77 rushing yards), and sealed the Huskies’ 4A SIC-clinching victory with a late fumble recover in a win over Vallivue.
Brett Bronson, Kimberly WR: Caught eight passes for 133 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for another two scores in a loss to Gooding.
Jack Prka, Coeur d’Alene QB: Passed for 274 yards and four touchdowns in the snow as the Viks clinched the 5A Inland Empire title over Post Falls.
Owen Teuscher, Bear Lake QB: Passed for 210 yards and three touchdowns in a victory over Aberdeen.
Will Torman, Soda Springs DE: Registered five sacks in a win over Valley.
Hayden Kincheloe, Homedale RB: Rushed for 190 yards on 31 carries, scoring two touchdowns in the team’s win over No. 1 Fruitland.
Seth Knothe, Bishop Kelly RB: Rushed for 100 yards on 16 carries, scoring three touchdowns as the Knights beat Ridgevue in the regular-season finale.
Kobe Warr, Rocky Mountain QB: Threw four touchdowns in a big win over Capital in the inaugural 5A Southern Idaho Conference championship.