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 email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.
Here are the previous WaFd Bank Girls Basketball Player of the Week winers:
WEEK 1 WINNER: MAGGIE BALL, RIRIE
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.