Idaho Falls’ Jaxon Sorenson voted the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Baseball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Idaho Falls senior Jaxon Sorenson for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Baseball Player of the Week for April 5-11!

Sorenson went 3-for-4 with two home runs, a triple and four RBIs to lead Idaho Falls to a 16-2 win over Thunder Ridge.

Sorenson received 55.13% of the vote, beating out Highland’s Easton Eddie, who finished with 39.17%. Shelley’s Stockton Poulsen finished third with 3.46% and Post Falls’ Luke Davis was fourth with 1.08%. 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 regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of April 5-11:

Lewis Anderson, Columbia: Anderson went 2-for-3 with a double and four RBIs to lead Columbia to an 11-5 win over Nampa.

Easton Eddie, Highland: Eddie roped four extra-base hits – two triples and two doubles – in Highland’s doubleheader sweep of Madison.

Bridger Erickson, South Fremont: Erickson pitched five innings of one-hit baseball and went 3-for-4 at the plate with an RBI to lead South Fremont to a 15-0 win over Bear Lake.

Nate Goodwin, Snake River: Goodwin was dominant on the mound, throwing 5 2/3 inning and striking out nine, and efficient at the plate – 2-for-2 with two walks and two RBI – in Snake River’s 11-1 win over Firth. 

Marcus Manzardo, Lake City: Manzardo roped three hits – including two doubles – and drove in three runs to help lead Lake City to a 13-3 win over Moscow.

Ethan Miller, Post Falls: Miller picked up a win on the mound in Game 1 and went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in Game 2 as Post Falls split a doubleheader with Lewiston.

Stockton Poulsen, Shelley: Poulsen went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and scored the game-winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning on a passed ball to lift Shelley to a 10-9 win over Rigby.

Joel Simmons, Rigby: Simmons threw a five-inning no-hitter and went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Rigby to a 15-0 win over Shelley.

Timmy Williams, Emmett: Williams was dominant over six innings of work, striking out 9 to lead Emmett to a 3-1 win over Ridgevue.

Camdyn Martindale, Lake City: Martindale threw a complete game, struck out 10, allowing only 3 hits in the Timberwolves’ first win.

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