Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week?

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 21-27 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 regan@scorebooklive.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 NOMINEES:

Dane Bradshaw, Nampa Christian RB: Took 18 carries for 158 yards and two scores in a 34-21 win over Buhl, reports the Idaho Press.

Landon Cheney, Nampa Christian QB: Threw for 223 yards on 20 of 32 passing and three touchdown passes in a 34-21 win over Buhl, reports the Idaho Press.

Max Clark, Capital QB: Talk about a debut varsity start. Clark threw 253 yards and six touchdowns in the air, and another on the ground in Capital’s 55-12 win over Skyview. (GAME STORY / PHOTO GALLERY)

Carter Woodland, Notus: Accounted for 149 yards of offense — 109 rushing and 40 receiving — as well as two touchdowns in a 40-20 win over Idaho City, reports the Idaho Press.

Taylor Freeman, Rigby WR/QB: After catching 2 TDs and over 100 yards receiving last week at WR, Taylor stepped in to play QB this week and accounted for 5 TDs (4 throwing, 1 rushing) in a 54-7 win over Thunder Ridge.

Hayden Kinchloe, Homedale RB: Turned 35 carries into 297 yards rushing and three scores to lead Homedale past McCall-Donnelly, 33-12, reports the Idaho Press.

Seth Knothe, Bishop Kelly RB: Logged 86 yards and three touchdowns on the ground in a 52-7 win over Columbia, reports the Idaho Press.

Elijah Larson, Sandpoint WR: Accounted for 129 receiving yards and the team’s lone touchdown catch in a 24-6 loss to Lewiston. (READ MORE)

Gabe Matthews, Declo QB: Rushed for 208 of his team’s 287 rushing yards and threw two touchdowns in a 32-12 upset win over the No. 2 team in 3A, Gooding. Matthews has shown full command of the offense after returning from Tommy John surgery.

Taylor Marcum, Timberline RB: Ran for 104 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a 49-13 win over Boise, per The Idaho Statesman.

Lincoln Marler, Vallivue WR: Doesn’t get much more efficient than this: three catches, 85 yards, three touchdowns in a 54-0 win over Caldwell.

Issak Plew, Nampa QB: Threw for 205 yards, rushed for 65 more and five total touchdowns, including the game-winning touchdown in a 41-40 win over Emmett. (READ MORE)

Jack Prka, Coeur d’Alene QB: Threw four touchdown passes — three more than 25 yards — and ran in another as Coeur d’Alene took downs its first 5A opponent and rival Lake City.

Bridger Poulsen, South Fremont WR: Logged 138 yards and four touchdowns — two reception and two rushing — for South Fremont. 

Jackson Reed, Capital WR: Caught seven passes for 139 yards and four touchdowns. (GAME STORY / PHOTO GALLERY)

Abe Rodriguez, Payette QB: Threw four touchdown passes to lead Payette to a momentous 31-28 win over Parma —its first league win since 2014, reports the Argus Observer.

Max Spielman, Timberline QB: Tossed for 233 yards on 13 of 18 passes completed and three total touchdowns in a 49-13 win over Boise, per The Idaho Statesman.

Tre Kofe, Hillcrest RB: Accounted for 197 yards and three touchdowns, including a 96-yard score in the victory over Shelley.

Zach Clark, Nampa QB: Passed for 195 yards and three touchdowns, and ran another one in as Nampa beat Idaho Falls.

Kaimen Peebles, South Fremont QB: Passed for 308 yards and four touchdowns in what his coach said was his “best game” of the year in a win over Snake River.

Matt Almgren, Watersprings RB: Rushed for 200 yards and three touchdowns, adding a fourth score on a fumble return in a win over Rockland.

Vander Brown, Lakeside RB: Rushed for 259 yards and three touchdowns in win over Wallace.

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