Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week for April 5-11 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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Week 6 football recap:
Cole Brosterhous, Mazama: Brosterhous intercepted a pass at Mazama’s 11-yard line with 1:53 left to preserve the Vikings’ 27-21 win over Marist Catholic in the 4A championship game. He scored on a 22-yard catch for the game’s first points. (STORY, PHOTOS)
Josiah Davis, North Salem: Davis rushed for 175 yards, scored two touchdowns and made an interception that sealed the Vikings’ 29-21 come-from-behind victory over McKay.
Hiro Diamond, Liberty: Diamond led the Falcons to a 42-20 win against Southridge with three rushing touchdowns and a touchdown pass.
Royce Fasel, Glencoe: Fasel accounted for six touchdowns — four rushing, two passing — in the Crimson Tide’s 39-0 rout of Franklin.
Tanner Fletcher, Hood River Valley: Fletcher ran for six touchdowns — the most by any Oregon Class 5A or 6A player this season — to drive the Eagles to a 58-14 win over Hillsboro. He finished with 33 carries for 247 yards and intercepted a pass on defense.
Nate Garcia, West Salem: Garcia rushed for 225 yards and scored all five of his team’s touchdowns in the Titans’ 35-21 win over Sprague. West Salem won the unofficial Salem championship and finished undefeated for the first time in program history. (STORY, PHOTOS)
Cooper Gobel, Banks: Gobel was 20 of 30 for 260 yards and five touchdowns in Banks’ 56-28 victory against Cascade.
Hunter Gonzalez, Grants Pass: Gonzalez passed for four touchdowns in the Cavemen’s 42-13 win over North Bend. He had 13 touchdown passes in his last three games.
Vaun Halstead, Thurston: Halstead led the Colts’ defense with 6.5 tackles, including 4.5 for loss, in a 42-0 win against Dallas.
Cobyn Herbert, Elmira: Herbert passed for 285 yards and three touchdowns in the Falcons’ 37-28 loss to Junction City.
Keviante Hill, Parkrose: Hill shined on offense, defense and special teams and was named player of the game after the Broncos’ 31-26 win over Madison. He caught multiple passes (one for a touchdown), made several tackles and scored on a 65-yard kickoff return. (PARKROSE STORY)
Gavin Knights, Thurston: In the Colts’ 42-0 win over Dallas, Knights rushed for 219 yards and three touchdowns (covering 56, 57 and 56 yards) — after he returned the opening kickoff 96 yards for a score.
Justius Lowe, Lincoln: Lowe turned five catches into 147 yards receiving and two touchdowns in the Cardinals’ 25-14 win against Century.
Adrian Mashia Jr., Aloha: Mashia scored two long touchdowns — a 70-yard punt return and a 66-yard catch — to highlight the Warriors’ 49-13 victory over Beaverton.
Clay Masters, West Linn: Masters caught two touchdown passes on offense and intercepted two passes on defense as the Lions defeated Newberg 33-7 to wrap up an undefeated season. (STORY, PHOTOS)
Dom Montiel, Marshfield: Montiel passed for 358 yards and four touchdowns and added a rushing touchdown in the Pirates’ 41-22 win over Gladstone in the 4A third-place game. (PHOTOS)
Noah Niblett, Marshfield: Niblett had 11 catches for 195 yards and rushed for a score, helping the Pirates defeat Gladstone 41-22 in the 4A third-place game. (PHOTOS)
Jeremiah Noga, Hidden Valley: Noga had 14 receptions for 168 yards and intercepted a pass on defense, helping the Mustangs earn a 45-6 win over Sweet Home.
Gabe Olvera, Lake Oswego: Olvera caught eight passes for 223 yards and three touchdowns and added 74 yards and another touchdown rushing in the Lakers’ 36-7 win over Tualatin.
Charlotte Richman, Wilson: Richman turned in a time of 17:30.50 to win the girls varsity race at the Rose City Championship Invite.
Luke Roberts, Mountain View: Roberts piled up close to 300 yards on the ground for the Cougars, who defeated city rival Bend 44-7 to finish 6-0.
Ryan Rosumny, La Salle Prep: Rosumny passed for five touchdowns in the Falcons’ 42-40 win over Ridgeview.
Cameron Stein, Ashland: Stein finished in first place at the Rose City Championship Invite, winning the boys varsity race with a time of 14:32.20.
Hewitt Sullivan, Tigard: Sullivan rushed for five touchdowns, helping to power the Tigers to a 47-28 win over Clackamas.
Nate Vidlak, Hidden Valley: Vidlak was 29 of 42 for 306 yards, directing the Mustangs to a 45-6 win over Sweet Home.
Tanner Volk, Aloha: Volk accounted for four touchdowns — two rushing, two passing — in the Warriors’ 49-13 win against Beaverton.
Charlie White, Banks: White caught 10 passes for 154 yards and three touchdowns in Banks’ 56-28 win over Cascade.
Kiez White, McLoughlin: White rushed for 327 yards and five touchdowns in the Pioneers’ 48-0 win over Riverside.
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