Wahl stepped in during the second quarter of Mountain View’s 44-41 thrilling win over Post Falls and threw two touchdown passes — including a back-breaking 73-yard wheel route in the fourth quarter — and ran in another. (READ MORE / PHOTOS)
Wahl received 36.29% of the vote, beating out Watersprings QB Jrew Plocher who finished second with 18.77%. Eagle WR Jaxon Buck finished third with 12.49% and Moscow TE CJ Jacobsen finished fourth with 6.87%.
We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Nov. 2-8. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.
Here are the previous WaFd Bank Idaho Athlete of the Week winners:
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 WINNER: ZACH JOHNSON, LAKE CITY
And here are the other athletes who were nominated for Oct. 26-Nov. 1:
Matt Almgren, Watersprings RB: Had a 65-yard touchdown reception on the first play of the game. And ran for 231 yards and four touchdowns on 13 carries The Idaho Falls Post Register.
Jaxon Buck, Eagle WR: Caught six passes for 78 yards and a touchdown in a 49-0 win over Thunder Ridge, reports The Idaho Statesman.
Elok Christoferson, Sandpoint K: Kicked a 25-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to lift the Bulldogs over Hillcrest in a 4A state playoff opener.
Kaleb Demuzio, Highland RB: Rushed for a season-high 242 yards on 39 carries and a touchdown in a 5A playoff win over Meridian. (READ MORE)
Lance Hanna, Nampa PK: Booted a game-winning 42-yard field goal in the final seconds to beat Middleton in the 4A playoffs. (READ MORE)
Hunter Howerton, Horseshoe Bend RB: Ran for 152 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-28 win over Castleford, per The Idaho Statesman.
Ja’Vonte King, Blackfoot WR: Caught six passes for 104 yards and a career-best four touchdowns as the Broncos beat Vallivue in the 4A playoffs.
Seth Knothe, Bishop Kelly RB: Turned 25 carries into 144 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-0 win over Pocatello, reports The Idaho Statesman.
Taylor Marcum, Timberline RB: Rushed for a game-high 226 yards and all four of his team’s touchdowns in a 5A playoff win over Skyview, all with a club-like cast on his left arm.
Ky McClure, Middleton QB: Tossed for 246 yards on 18 of 25 passes completed and four touchdowns, reports The Idaho Statesman.
Jrew Plocher, Watersprings QB: Completed 7 of 13 pass attempts for 281 yards in the air, 103 rushing yards and four touchdowns in a 1A-D2 opening round win over Hansen, reports The Idaho Falls Post Register.
Leyton Smithson, Mountain View RB: Took 21 carries for 218 yards and three total touchdowns: two receptions and one run, reports The Spokesman-Review.
Dalan Thompson, Jerome QB: Passed for 289 yards and a touchdown in a 4A playoff loss to Moscow.
Kooper von Brethorst, Weiser WR/DB: Hauled in a Brett Spencer pass in the first half, and had two second-half interceptions in a 3A playoff win over Fruitland. (READ MORE)
Camden Young, Skyview WR: Had seven catches for 114 yards, and a touchdown in a 5A playoff loss to Timberline.
Jonah Elliss, Moscow TE: Caught four passes for a season-high 157 yards. His 67-yard catch-and-run score to open the second half buried Jerome.
Lane Hanson, Moscow RB: Rushed for a game-high 111 yards and two touchdowns as the Bears racked up 300 rushing yards in 4A playoff win at Jerome.
Karsen Jensen, Skyline LB: Hit Twin Falls quarterback Andy Geilman on a sack, caused a fumble and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown in dominant defensive effort.
Cade Marlow, Skyview QB: Threw three touchdown passes and finished with 144 passing yards in three quarters as Grizzlies beat Twin Falls in 4A playoffs.
Westyn Smith, Emmett RB: Rushed for 144 yards and three touchdowns – and had team-high 13 tackles in win over Minico.