Marsh Valley’s Stanton Howell voted the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Baseball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Marsh Valley sophomore Stanton Howell for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Baseball Player of the Week for March 15-21!

The sophomore threw a five-inning one-hitter – including nine strikeouts – in a 17-1 win over Teton. He also roped two doubles.

Howell received 54.5% of the vote, beating out Post Falls’ Jerad Taylor who finished second with 30.89%. Post Falls’ Tyson Rutherford finished third with 9.28% and Preston’s Chayse Oxborrow finished fourth with 3%. There were over 47,000 votes tallied this week!

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Player of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of March 15-21:

Andrew Averett, Coeur d’Alene: Averett had two hits – including a two-run double – in CDA’s 10-4 win over Lewiston.

Emilio Bengoechea, Rocky Mountain: Bengoechea homered and doubled to lead an offensive onslaught in a 15-0 win over Highland.

Brody Burch, Pocatello: Burch tossed six shutout innings, allowing just three hits and striking out nine in an 8-1 win over Bonneville. 

Karson Chugg, Preston: Chugg went 4-for-6 with a triple, double and four RBI in Preston’s 24-12 win over Burley.

Austin Kolb, Lewiston: Kolb roped six hits – three in each game – in a doubleheader split with Coeur d’Alene.

Chayse Oxborrow, Preston: Oxborrow threw a five-inning one-hitter and added a double at the plate in Preston’s 7-3 win over Burley in game one of a doubleheader. He added a home run in the nightcap, which Preston won 24-12. 

Tyson Rutherford, Post Falls: Rutherford threw a five-inning perfect game, striking out 11 in a 22-0 win over Lakeland. He added two hits and an RBI at the plate.

Derek Schumacher, Rocky Mountain: Schumacher threw a five-inning perfect game in Rocky Mountain’s 15-0 win over Highland. He also added a double at the plate.

Landon Sullivan, Pocatello: Sullivan threw six innings of shutout baseball, allowing just one hit and striking out nine in a 7-0 win over Bonneville. 

Jerad Taylor, Post Falls: Taylor blasted a three-run homer and added another hit in a 13-5 win over Lakeland.

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