Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Boys Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 15-21 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.
THIS WEEK’S WAFD BANK PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Brayden Stapleton, Deary: The senior guard went off for a game-high 34 points and nine rebounds in a district-round victory over Highland.
Kaden Baxter, North Star: The junior guard rocked undefeated Riverstone for a game-high 32 points in a district loss.
Joe Reiber, Melba: The junior guard had 28 points and 10 rebounds in a victory over Nampa Christian, writes the Idaho Press.
Evan Walker, Twin Falls Christian: Totaled 27 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists in the Treasure Valley Championship game.
Mason Strong, Homedale: The sophomore point guard paced his team with 25 points points and four steals in a win over Parma, writes the Idaho Press.
Blake Thurston, Cascade: The senior had 23 points and 12 rebounds against Tai-Valley, and 27 points (including three 3-pointers) against Salmon River, both wins.
Ryan Larson, Timberline: Poured in a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning inside buckets with a few seconds to go in a victory over Kendrick, writes the Lewiston Tribune.
Zach Johnson, Lake City: The guard set the pace with 24 points, nine rebounds and three assists in a win over Sand Point, writes the Bonner County Daily Bee.
Russell Vander Woude, Nampa Christian: In a losing effort, the senior guard scored a team-high 24 points, including three 3-pointers, in a loss to Melba.
Titan Fleischmann, Century: The senior post player dominated the paint with his game-high 24 points in a loss to Preston.
Logan Corta, North Gem: The senior wing tallied a game-high 21 points in a win over Rockland.
Carson Johnson, Bonneville: The senior guard registered a game-high 20 points as the Bees held off Blackfoot in overtime.