Snake River’s Payton Brooks voted the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Baseball Player of the Week

Congratulations to Snake River senior Payton Brooks for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Baseball Player of the Week for May 10-16!

The senior pitched a complete game and collected three hits and an RBI at the plate to lead Snake River to a 9-4 win over Filer in a 3A state tournament play-in game.

Brooks received 44.44% of the vote, beating out Bonneville’s RJ Woods, who finished with 33.33%. Columbia’s Mario DeLeon and Pocatello’s Hunter Killian tied for third with 11.11%

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of May 10-16:

Mario DeLeon, Columbia: DeLeon pitched a complete-game three-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead Columbia to a 9-1 win over Hillcrest in a state play-in game. DeLeon also went 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBIs.

Jack Johnson, Genesee: Johnson belted two doubles, including the game-winning, walk-off three-run double in the fifth inning to give Genesee a 12-2 win over Kamiah in the 1A district championship game.

Hunter Killian, Pocatello: Killian pitched a complete-game five-hitter and added an RBI double at the plate to lead Pocatello to a 4-3 win over Preston. The win clinched a state tournament berth for the Indians.

Tyler Pope, Weiser: Pope went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, three runs scored and a stolen base to lead Weiser to a 12-5 win over Timberlake in a 3A state play-in game.

Zac Rackham, Kuna: Rackham threw a complete-game four-hitter to lead Kuna to a 7-1 win over Lake City and a berth in the state tournament.

Spencer Warner, Eagle: Warner threw a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts to lead Eagle to an 11-1 win over Borah and a berth in the 5A state tournament.

RJ Woods, Bonneville: Woods went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to lead Bonneville to a 4-1 win over HIllcrest.

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