Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week for April 12-18 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.
Kaden Bertram, Southridge baseball: Bertram started the season with a bang, homering twice and driving in five Monday as the Skyhawks beat Newberg 12-2. He had three hits and two RBIs in Friday’s 11-1 rout of Sunset.
Mia Brahe-Pedersen, Lake Oswego girls track: Brahe-Pedersen, a freshman, won the 100 (11.85) and 200 (24.55) races in the Lakers’ meet with St. Mary’s Academy on Wednesday.
Payton Burnham, Sheldon softball: Burnham pitched a perfect game and hit a home run in the Irish’s 20-0 rout of North Eugene on Friday. Two nights earlier, she had five RBIs in a 16-0 victory against South Eugene.
Abby Carsley, Newberg softball: Carsley homered twice with five RBIs in the Tigers’ 8-0 win over Cleveland on Tuesday. Two nights later, she homered again to give her team a 2-0 victory against Sherwood.
Kaden Clute, Forest Grove baseball: Clute led the Vikings’ offensive barrage in a season-opening 12-1 rout of Madison on Monday with three hits (two doubles), three runs and two RBIs. He hit two more doubles Saturday in a 7-6 win over Liberty.
Ainsley Davis, Jesuit softball: Davis pitched a four-hit shutout against Franklin on Wednesday, striking out seven and walking one in the Crusaders’ 3-0 victory. She went 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs in Monday’s 10-4 win over West Linn.
George Eisenhardt, Lakeridge baseball: Eisenhardt allowed one hit in five shutout innings with seven strikeouts and one walk in the Pacers’ 7-0 win over Sherwood on Monday.
Isabelle Esler, St. Mary’s Academy girls track: Esler set a personal record in the javelin with a mark of 142-8 in Wednesday’s meet against Lake Oswego.
Breanna Hilton, Newberg softball: Hilton struck out 14 as part of a no-hitter Tuesday in the Tigers’ 8-0 win over Cleveland.
Max Krahnke, Tualatin baseball: Krahnke pitched six shutout innings, allowing four hits with eight strikeouts, to lead the Timberwolves to a 5-0 victory against Oregon City on Friday.
Asher Krauel, Sherwood boys track: Krauel PR’d in the javelin (188-0) on Saturday at Forest Grove.
Elliot Mitberg, Beaverton baseball: Mitberg had five RBIs out of the leadoff spot in the Beavers’ season-opening 13-12 win over Century on Monday.
Jackson Price, Hillsboro baseball: Price singled, doubled, homered, scored four runs and knocked in seven as the Spartans opened their season with a 24-0 blasting of Parkrose on Tuesday. He had three more RBIs in Thursday’s 12-0 win over the Broncos.
Reed Pryor, Ashland boys track: Pryor PR’d in the 1,500 on Wednesday against South Medford, winning the race in 3:58.74.
Makenna Reid, Tigard softball: Reid struck out 15 in a six-inning no-hitter as the Tigers defeated Oregon City 15-0 on Wednesday. She pitched a one-hitter and struck out 11 to lead Tigard to a 2-0 win over Westview on Friday.
Camille Schmitz, Tualatin softball: Schmitz pitched two shutouts last week. She struck out 12 with zero walks in a one-hitter as the Timberwolves beat Canby 4-0 on Wednesday. She fanned 15 without a walk as part of a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over Lake Oswego two nights later.
Spencer Scott, Grant baseball: In the Generals’ first three games — wins against West Linn, Roosevelt and Franklin — Scott totaled six hits, three home runs (including a grand slam) and eight runs. He had seven RBIs in Friday’s 17-0 rout of Franklin.
Brodrick Stanaway, Sprague baseball: Stanaway fired a five-inning no-hitter with seven strikeouts as the Olympians cruised past Cleveland for a 14-0 victory Wednesday.
Aliyah Wilsey, West Salem softball: Wilsey twirled a two-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts Monday, pitching the Titans to a season-opening 7-0 win over rival South Salem.
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