Shelley RB Ryker Clinger voted the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Shelley running back Ryker Clinger for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 30-Sep. 5!

The junior galloped for 132 yards, including an 84-yard TD in a 20-7 win over reigning three-time 3A champion Sugar-Salem.

Clinger received 56.15% of the vote, beating out Moscow QB Leon Hutton who finished second with 35.98%. Deary QB Kalab Ricard finished third with 2.41% and Butte County RB Treyton Miller finished fourth with 1.5%. There were over 23,000 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 message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Aug. 30-Sep. 5:

Tiger Adolpho, Rigby QB: Adolpho went 15-of-23 for 217 yards and three TDs, while also running for another 50 yards on nine carries in a 49-14 win over Post Falls.

Brayden Bengtson, Coeur d’Alene QB: Bengtson completed 21-of-32 passes for 218 yards, and kicked a 20-yard field goal in the final minutes that proved to be the game winner in a 24-22 win over Sandpoint.

Thomas Calder, Lakeland RB:  Calder chalked up 101 rushing yards and three total TDs, with the third coming through the air on a 55-yard catch in a 39-14 win over Columbia.

Max Clark, Capital QB: Clark only missed on one pass in a 24-of-25, 396-yard, six-TD performance in a 49-22 win over Owyhee.

Jaxon Dines, Homedale QB: Dines used both his arm and his legs with 110 passing yards and three TDs to go with 133 yards and two scores on the ground in a 54-8 win over Ontario (Ore.).

Quintez Evans, Mountain View RB: Evans pounded the rock 30 times for 184 yards and a pair of TDs in a 26-20 win over reigning state champion Rocky Mountain.

Sierra Grizzle, Mountain View volleyball: Grizzle had 15 kills and 14 digs in Mountain View’s 3-2 win over Centennial on Aug. 31.

Lachlan HaackeSkyline QB: Haache went 17-of-23 for 298 yards and three TDs in a 39-18 win over Thunder Ridge.

Leon Hutton, Moscow QB: Hutton tallied 316 yards and five TDs, including the game winner with 30 seconds remaining in 40-33 come-from-behind win over Clarkston (WA). He also ran for a score.

Angus Jordan, Genesee QB: Jordan accumulated almost 500 yards of offense by himself with 263 yards and four TDs through the air, while adding another 220 yards and three scores on the ground in a 52-28 win over Logos.

Ty Koepp, Kendrick QB: Koepp accounted for TDs himself with four of those coming through the air in a 6-of-9 161-yard effort in a 72-0 shellacking over Kootenai.

Zeke Martinez, Meridian QB: The younger brother of Malakai Martinez, who injured his throwing shoulder last week, had about as good of a debut for a freshman with 10-of-14, 180-yard, three-TD effort in a 41-0 shutout of Centennial.

Deagan Martinho, Eagle RB: After Ethan Mikita went down with a torn ACL last week, Martinho picked up the mantle to the tune of 142 yards and two TDs on just 10 carries in a 42-7 win over Kuna.

Jace McKarcher, Lewiston QB: Completed 19 for 27 passes for 271 yds (and two TDs), and added 133 yds (and two more TDs) on the ground. Also complete three 2-point conversions in win over Madison.

Blayne Meyer, Horseshoe Bend RB: Meyer hardly left the field with 128 rushing yards, a TD, eight tackles and two interceptions in a 28-20 win over Wilder.

Treyton Miller, Butte County RB: Miller racked up 274 yards and three TDs on 31 carries in a 60-26 win over Lighthouse Christian.

Jrew Plocher, Watersprings QB: Plocher put up 314 yards of total offense with 219 rushing yards and 95 passing in a 58-20 loss to Castleford.

Kalab Ricard, Deary QB: Richard scored in three different ways with three passing, one rushing and a punt return TD in a 38-18 win over Lakeside.

Bryler Shurtliff, West Side WR: Shurtliff recorded three catches for 61 yards, including a 30-yard TD catch, and had two interceptions on defense in a 27-0 blanking of Snake River.

Drew Simmons, Highland volleyball: Simmons had 29 assists, 15 digs, 4 kills and 3 blocks in Highland’s 3-1 win over Thunder Ridge on Sept. 2.

Carter Woodland, Notus RB: Woodland racked up an eye-popping statline of 335 yards and five TDs on 21 carries in a 54-12 win over Council.

Gabe Zavala, Salmon River QB: Zavala did it all with a touchdown pass, three rushing scores and a 40-yard interception return for a TD in 60-0 rout of Meadows Valley.

Wade Zenner, Timberline QB: Zenner totaled almost 400 yards of offense by going 20-of-25 for 309 yards and a pair of TDs, while adding another 69 yards and a score on the ground in a 48-15 win over Ridgevue Thursday.

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