Sadiq received 40.12% of the vote, beating out Blackfoot QB Jaxon Grimmett who finished second with 21.47%. Nampa RB Daniel Carrillo finished third with 21.25% and Skyline Girls Cross Country’s Nelah Roberts finished fourth with 7.56%. There were over 15,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Oct. 25-31:
Kross Antonnacchi, Meridian RB: Antonnacchi came up just 1 yard shy of 100 yards, but did score two rushing touchdowns and a receiving one in a 47-28 win over Madison for the Warriors’ first playoff win in 14 years.
Jason Buss, Bishop Kelly WR: Buss hauled in four passes for 118 yards and a pair of scores in a 49-21 win against Twin Falls in the first round of the 4A playoffs.
Daniel Carrillo, Nampa RB: Carrillo galloped for 177 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries to lead the Bulldogs in a 37-29 upset over No. 3 Emmett in the opening round of the 4A state tourney.
Ben Dredge, Madison QB: Dredge went 21-of-27 for 257 yards and a touchdown, while running for 99 yard and three touchdowns on the ground in a 47-28 first-round loss to Meridian.
Santi Diaz, Vallivue QB: Diaz totaled three scores, including a 27-yard touchdown pass on a fourth-and-27, and nearly 200 yards of offense in a 28-12 stunner over No. 1 Minico in the first-round of the 4A playoffs.
Jaxon Grimmett, Blackfoot QB: Grimmett threw for 407 yards and three touchdowns in a 52-24 rout over Middleton in the opening round of the playoffs.
Krue Hales, Pocatello DB: Hales put the game away with a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown in the closing moments of a 24-6 opening round win over Bonneville.
Tyler Howard, Potlatch RB: Howard notched 172 rushing yards and three scores on 16 carries, while also corralling in a touchdown catch in a 46-8 first-round win over Grace.
Angus Jordan, Genesee QB: Jordan completed 21-of-30 passes for 303 yards and four touchdowns in a 62-36 first-round win over Murtaugh.
Ja’Vonte King, Blackfoot WR: King brought in 10 catches for 197 yards in a 52-24 drubbing over Middleton in the first round of the state tournament.
Seth Knothe, Bishop Kelly RB: Knothe came up just shy of a 200-yard game with 196 and four touchdowns on the ground in a 49-21 first-round playoff win over Twin Falls.
TerRyck Pennington, Skyview WR: Pennington had nine catches for 222 yards and three scores in a 45-28 5A playoff lost to Highland.
Cody Power, Dietrich WR: Power had not one, not two, not three, not four, but five touchdowns in a 60-38 first-round win over Council.
Marcus Staley, Camas County WR: Staley chalked up three touchdown catches, including the game-winner with 30 seconds remaining in a 42-36 upset over No. 3 North Gem in the first-round of the 1A DII playoffs.
Dillon Stosich, Melba WR: Stosich posted four receptions for 145 yards and a touchdown in an 18-12 first-round win over West Jefferson.
Kody Walk, Capital DE: Tallied five sacks, while having 10 carries for 84 yards and two touchdowns on offense in a 44-13 5A first-round win over Lewiston.
Cy Wareham, Genesee WR: Wareham pulled in nine catches for 202 yards and two touchdowns, with a 65-yard pick-6 in a 62-36 playoff win over Murtaugh.
Jack Whitmer, Highland QB: Whitmer combined for 250 yards of total offense and five touchdowns, including 73 and three scores on the ground in a 45-28 opening round win over Skyview.
Titus Yearout, Lapwai QB: Yearout racked up 342 yards of offense with five touchdowns in 58-6 first-round state tournament win over Clearwater Valley.
Allie Bruce, Boise Girls Cross Country: Bruce won the Idaho 5A girls individual state title with a time of 17:47.9. Bruce also helped Boise win the team’s fourth straight 4A team state title.
Luke Athay, Rocky Mountain Boys Cross Country: Athay won the Idaho 5A boys individual state title with a time of 15:19.8.
Nelah Roberts, Skyline Girls Cross Country: Roberts repeated as Idaho’s 4A girls individual state champion with a time of 17:53.3.
Eli Gregory, Blackfoot Boys Cross Country: Gregory won the Idaho 4A boys individual state title with a time of 15:43, and also led Blackfoot to a team state title.