Burley’s Amari Whiting voted the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Burley sophomore Amari Whiting for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week!

The sophomore guard had two big outings – 27 points against Jerome and a season-high 30 points against Minico – in wins last week.

Whiting received 59.92% of the vote, beating out Sandpoint‘s Kaylee Banks who finished second with 39.49%. Kimberly’s Reece Garey finished third with 0.1% and Lighthouse Christian’s Kynlee Thornton finished fourth with 0.07%

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Dec. 7-13. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.

Here are the previous WaFd Bank Girls Basketball Player of the Week winers:


And here are the other athletes who were nominated for Nov. 30-Dec. 6:

Kynlee Thornton, Lighthouse Christian: The forward scored a game-high 27 points in a victory over Ambrose School.

Kiya McAffee, Butte County: The junior poured in a season-high 26 points, including five 3-pointers, to remain unbeaten in a victory over Salmon.

Naya Ojukwu, Mountain View: The defending 5A champions got a big game from their all-state forward – 24 points on 10-for-14 shooting – in a win over Kuna.

Madison Hodnett, Liberty Charter: The all-state senior post player led the Patriots with 22 points and 10 rebounds in a victory over Council.

Kendall Clark, Melba: The sophomore forward led her squad with 21 points and 13 rebounds in a win over South Fremont,

Noah Palomares, Victory Charter: The ninth grader led Victory Charter with 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists

Mattie Olson, Skyline: In a showdown of 4A contenders, the guard led a balanced attack with 18 points in a win over Century.

Eliza Anhder, West Jefferson: The junior guard poured in a game-high 18 points in a victory over Malad.

Dorcas Lupumbo, Emmett: The senior posted a double-double – 17 points and 17 rebounds – in a victory over Canyon Ridge.

Kaylee Banks, Sandpoint: The guard scored a game-high 16 points, including seven free throws (10 of 12) in the final minute in a win over Lewiston.

Addie Kiefer, Lakeland: Keifer scored 17 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in a win over Moscow on Dec. 5.

Katy Ryan, Lakeland: Ryan tallied 16 points and 10 boards in a comfortable win over Moscow. 

Lauren Gould, Lapwai: Gould scored 20 points in a big 1A D-I win over Potlach.

Grace Sobotta, Lapwai: Sobotta logged 18 points and five boards in a 67-23 win over Potlach over the weekend. 

Reece Garey, Kimberly: Garey scored a game-high 21 points in Kimberly’s win over Declo.

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