Nampa WR Trais Higgins voted the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Nampa wide receiver Trais Higgins for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Sep. 27-Oct. 3!

The senior racked up 195 receiving yards and a TD, which was a 6-yard catch with 16 seconds remaining, in a 39-38 come-from-behind win over Vallivue.

Higgins ran away with this week’s honor, receiving 76.68% of the total vote.

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 Sep. 27-Oct. 3:

Cesar Aburto, Murtaugh RB: Reached the 200-yard rushing mark for Red Devils to go with two scores in a 74-52 win over Lighthouse Christian.

Tiger Adolpho, Rigby QB: Adolpho completed 21-of-34 passes for 305 yards and a score in a 42-19 win over Idaho Falls.

Gatlin Bair, Kimberly WR: Speedster caught nine passes for 149 yards and three scores, while also taking a 75-yard punt return to the house in a 48-6 win over FIler.

Jephy Bendele, Minico RB: Tallied 167 yards and two TDs on 20 carries in a 43-12 win over Canyon Ridge.

Brayden Bengtson, Coeur d’Alene QB: Completed 12-of-18 passes for 226 yards and four TDs in a 48-0 rout over Ferris (WA.).

Junior Benties, Murtaugh RB: Nearly eclipsed the 300-yard rushing mark with 280 yards and four scores, while also finishing with 61 receiving yards and a TDn in a 74-52 win over Lighthouse Christian.

Gus Black, Rimrock RB: Did it on both sides of the ball with 194 yards and a pair of TDs, while adding 10.5 tackles and two sacks in a 54-22 over Owyhee (NV).

Dane Bradshaw, Nampa Christian RB: Rushed for 214 yards and two scores on just 14 carries in a 43-16 win over New Plymouth.

Mason Brown, Lapwai RB: Chalked up 178 yards and three scores, including a 99-yard run, on just nine carries in a 44-22 win over Clearwater Valley.

Max Clark, Capital QB: Threw for 348 yards and accounted for six TDs, including four scores through the air as the Eagles beat the Brave for the 32nd straight time in a 50-28 win.

Gerrit Cox, Sandpoint RB: Rumbled his way for 171 yards and two scores, while grabbing a 33-yard TD catch in a 28-13 win over Lake City.

Ian Duarte, Eagle WR: Hauled in seven catches for 94 yards and a TD, while also taking a 73-yard punt return to the house in a 32-10 win over Timberline.

Bridger Hatch, North Gem QB: Rushed for 230 yards and six TDs on only 10 carries in a 54-0 shutout over Challis.

Jack Johnson, Genesee ATH: Recorded 10 tackles, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a sack in a 50-6 win over Troy.

Kaelun Jones, Horseshoe Bend RB: Galloped for 184 yards and four scores in a 66-8 win over Salmon River.

Seth Knothe, Bishop Kelly RB: Toted the ball an astonishing 42 times for 315 yards and five TDs for his best performance of the season in a 51-42 win over Middleton.

Teague Matthews, Rockland WR: Made 11 catches for 239 yards and four TDs in a 53-36 loss to Grace.

Jace McKarcher, Lewiston QB: Passed for 225 yards and two TDs, while running for another 88 yards and three scores in a 48-13 win over Moscow.

Jaden Pitcher, Grace RB: Put up 211 yards of total offense and five TDs, with 115 yards and four scores coming on the ground in a 53-36 win over Rockland.

Parker Rushton, Borah RB: Came within 18 yards of a third consecutive 200-yard rushing performance, and had two TDs, including the game winner in a 27-24 victory over Kuna.

Tegan Sweeney, Rocky Mountain QB: Passed for 254 yards and four scores, while also returning a fumble for a TD on defense in a 51-14 win over Owyhee.

Caden Taggert, Skyline RB/WR: Totaled 100 yards rushing and receiving, while also hauling in a score in a 28-14 win over Madison.

Tyson Tucker, Potlatch QB: Ran for 194 yards and four TDs, while also throwing for another 94 yards and a score in 60-0 shellacking of Logos.

Carter Woodland, Notus RB: Did it all for the Pirates with 212 yards and four TDs, while also making 10 tackles and even forcing a fumble in a 60-14 win over Idaho City.

Titus Yearout, Lapwai QB: No incompletions as he went a perfect 8-for-8 for 187 yards and two TDs, while running for another 138 and two scores in a 44-22 win over Clearwater Valley.

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