Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week for March 15-21 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff.
Read through the nominees and cast your vote. We’ll send a free SBLive T-shirt to the winner of the poll! Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday.
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THIS WEEK’S WAFD BANK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Ben Augee, Tualatin: Augee had two goals in the Timberwolves’ 4-0 victory over rival Tigard. (story, photos)
Zach Boehler, Century: Thanks in large part to the help of his offensive line — Trent Bond, Donovan Gallardo, Cayson Hammer, Daunte Powell, Brody Reese, Tau Tofaeono — Boehler ran for three touchdowns in the Jaguars’ 28-13 win over Aloha. Century improved to 3-0.
Brody Booze, Gresham: Booze had two interceptions in the Gophers’ 17-6 victory against Parkrose.
Ethan Bullock, Sprague: Bullock had three rushing touchdowns in the Olympians’ 28-0 shutout of McNary.
Zack Cehrs, West Albany: Cehrs carried 15 times for a career-high 219 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 42-7 victory against Central.
Teague Clemmer, Sandy: Clemmer passed for four touchdowns to help lead the Pioneers to their first win of the season, 33-26 over Reynolds.
Coleman Compton, North Bend: Compton accounted for four touchdowns (three rushing, one passing) in the Bulldogs’ 48-6 rout of Elmira.
Nick Frith, Stayton: Frith kicked a 27-yard field goal with less than 10 seconds left to lift the Eagles to a 24-21 win over Woodburn. He also had two touchdown catches.
Gage Gambleton, Baker: Gambleton did it all for the Bulldogs in their 28-22 win over Nyssa, rushing for two touchdowns, throwing a touchdown pass, catching a touchdown pass and intercepting a pass on the goal line. His first touchdown run and subsequent two-point run tied the score with 47 seconds left in the fourth quarter, and his second touchdown run won it in overtime.
Preston Ginter, McMinnville: Ginter scored four touchdowns and rushed for more than 200 yards in the Grizzlies’ 26-14 win against Liberty.
Seth Glenn, Sherwood: After all-state linebacker Bryan Cuthbertson left with an injury, Glenn stepped in and the Sherwood defense didn’t miss a beat. Glenn recorded an interception in the Bowmen’s 26-7 victory over Jesuit. (story, photos)
Nick Herndon, McLoughlin: Herndon passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another in the Pioneers’ 43-0 victory versus Irrigon.
Carson Joe, South Medford: Joe rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers’ 34-7 win over Eagle Point.
Jackson Jones, Tualatin: Jones passed for 241 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Timberwolves back from a 20-point deficit to defeat Lakeridge 42-33.
Caleb Kim, Sunset: Kim had five touchdowns — three rushing, two receiving — in the Apollos’ 49-10 rout of Westview.
Gavin Knights, Thurston: Knights carried 15 times for 137 yards and three scores in the Colts’ 47-6 rout of Springfield.
Kyle Liscom, Pendleton: Liscom had eight solo tackles, five assisted tackles and one tackle for loss to lead the Buckaroos’ defense in a 26-6 win over Hood River Valley, which entered having scored 52 points through two games.
Clay Masters, West Linn: Masters had two touchdown catches (63 and 31 yards) and an interception in the Lions’ 35-15 win over Tigard. (story)
Luke McNabb, Scappoose: McNabb had four touchdown passes in Scappoose’s 47-18 win over Hillsboro.
Dom Montiel, Marshfield: Montiel passed for four touchdowns and ran for another, powering the Pirates to a 56-8 victory against Ontario.
Michael Moore, Astoria: Strong play from the offensive line helped Moore rack up 150 yards rushing and four touchdowns in the Fishermen’s 36-7 victory against Milwaukie. Moore also recorded an interception.
Ryan Oliver, Lakeridge: Oliver completed 27 of 37 passes for 356 yards and three touchdowns in the Pacers’ 42-33 loss to Tualatin.
Gabe Olvera, Lake Oswego: In their first game since two-time 6A offensive player of the year Casey Filkins left for Stanford, the Lakers received 139 yards rushing and three touchdowns from Olvera. (story, photos)
Sabastian Peiffer, Gladstone: Peiffer rushed for four touchdowns for the second consecutive game, powering the Gladiators to a 31-0 win over Crook County.
Jacob Pollock, Sherwood: In the Bowmen’s 26-7 win over Jesuit, Pollock had an 81-yard touchdown catch on offense and two interceptions and a forced fumble on defense. (story, photos)
Price Pothier, Newberg: Pothier rushed for 129 yards and three touchdowns in the Tigers’ 41-0 shutout of Glencoe.
Cole Prusia, Tualatin: Prusia had two touchdown catches (109 yards receiving) and two interceptions in the Timberwolves’ 42-33 comeback win against Lakeridge.
Luke Roberts, Mountain View: Roberts rushed for 118 yards and three touchdowns in the Cougars’ 33-21 win over rival Bend.
Andrew Simpson, Mountainside: Simpson had two touchdown catches and an interception-return touchdown in the Mavericks’ 58-2 win over Southridge. The 58 points are a program record for Mountainside.
Tai Stormont, Sherwood: Stormont rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns in the Bowmen’s 26-7 win over Jesuit. (story, photos)
Camdyn Stiegeler, Churchill: Stiegeler passed for 198 yards and three touchdowns and added 53 yards rushing in the Lancers’ 18-12 win over North Eugene.
Brock Thomas, Sheldon: Thomas, a sophomore making his first varsity start, passed for three touchdowns and rushed for three in the Irish’s 48-32 season-opening win against Willamette.
Ashton Turin, Sandy: Turin had seven catches for 114 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another score in the Pioneers’ 33-26 victory against Reynolds.
Trejon Williams, Jefferson: Williams scored on a 72-yard punt return and on a 37-yard reception, and he had six tackles, two sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an interception as the Democrats beat Roosevelt, 32-14.
Scott Wright, Tualatin: Wright rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns in the Timberwolves’ 42-33 victory against Lakeridge.
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