Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week for April 19-25 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.
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.
Crosby Albee, West Salem baseball: Albee was 4 for 4 with a home run, four runs and five RBIs in the Titans’ 19-9 win over La Salle Prep on Monday. In Wednesday’s 16-5 victory against McNary, he tripled, drew three walks and scored three runs. Friday, he homered again, hit two doubles and knocked in four as West Salem beat Silverton 8-3.
Mahleah Alexander, Gresham softball: Alexander had four hits and five RBIs in the Gophers’ 16-7 victory against Reynolds on Monday.
Luke Bents, Summit baseball: Bents singled, doubled, homered and drove in six to help the Storm defeat Hood River Valley 17-2 on Saturday.
Mia Brahe-Pedersen, Lake Oswego girls track: Brahe-Pedersen moved into second place all-time among state leaders in the girls 100 meters (11.67) and fourth in the 200 (24.09) with her performance at a Three Rivers League meet in Canby on Wednesday.
Abby Carsley, Newberg softball: Carsley homered twice (one a grand slam) and finished with seven RBIs in the Tigers’ 11-1 win over Century on Thursday. The next night, she homered again and had five RBIs in a 12-1 rout of Glencoe.
Faith Collar, Roosevelt softball: Collar allowed two hits and struck out 13 against zero walks in five innings as Roosevelt beat Wilson 10-0 on Wednesday. In Friday’s 16-1 win over Cleveland, she struck out eight in four innings and had three hits.
Owen Combs, Franklin baseball: Combs blasted a grand slam in Friday’s 17-6 win over Benson. He finished with three hits, four runs and six RBIs. He scored three runs and was the winning pitcher Wednesday, when the Lightning beat the Techmen 12-2.
Georgia Corey, Jesuit softball: Corey hit two home runs — including a grand slam — and finished with six RBIs as the Crusaders topped Southridge 10-5 on Monday. She had two more hits in Wednesday’s 9-3 win over Sunset.
Sara Ellerton, Sherwood softball: Ellerton had three hits and five RBIs in Sherwood’s 15-0 win over Lincoln on Tuesday. She had two more RBIs on Thursday in a 9-3 victory against Liberty.
Kaiah Fisher, Hidden Valley girls track: Fisher moved into fourth place among discus throwers in Oregon history with a throw of 159 feet, 5 inches, at a Skyline Conference meet against Phoenix on Wednesday.
Alex Hendrickson, Reynolds baseball: Hendrickson homered, drove in three and scored three runs to help the Raiders outlast Gresham for a wild 13-12 victory Tuesday.
Addison Kachnik, Mountainside softball: Kachnik hit three home runs and drove in seven during the Mavericks’ 11-10 win over Canby on Monday.
Nelson Keljo, Jesuit baseball: In the Crusaders’ 6-0 win over Southridge on Wednesday, Keljo allowed four hits and struck out nine in six shutout innings and had two hits (including a triple) with three RBIs at the plate.
Ella Kiehl, Canby softball: Kiehl homered, singled and had five RBIs in the Cougars’ 16-14 victory against Lake Oswego on Wednesday.
Braeden Munger, Westview baseball: Munger struck out seven in six innings and combined with Logan Plunkett on a no-hitter in Friday’s 6-0 win over Sunset. At the plate, he drew three walks and scored a run. He had two RBIs in Wednesday’s 10-0 rout of Liberty. Monday, he had three hits and two RBIs in Westview’s 8-0 victory against Canby.
Makenna Reid, Tigard softball: Reid fired a 17-strikeout no-hitter to lead the Tigers to a 2-0 win over rival Tualatin on Wednesday. She also earned wins against West Linn and Lakeridge last week.
Liam Shores, Central Catholic boys track: Shores’ 49.72 in the 400 meters Friday is the best 400 time in Oregon this season.
Cole Snidow, Grant baseball: Snidow homered twice (one a grand slam) and drove in five in the Generals’ 25-6 rout of Cleveland on Wednesday.
Austin Stampflee, Glencoe boys track: Stampflee ran the 100 meters in 11.07 on Wednesday, the best mark in Oregon in that event this season.
Anika Thompson, Junction City girls track: Thompson became the 36th girl in state history to break 9:55 in the 3,000, running 9:54.96 at a Sky-Em meet at Marshfield on Tuesday.
Ian Umlandt, Sherwood baseball: Umlandt pitched a six-inning no-hitter with 10 strikeouts (zero walks) and drove in two runs, leading the Bowmen to a 14-0 win over Forest Grove on Monday. He had three hits in Wednesday’s 10-0 victory against the Vikings and two more hits in Friday’s 14-1 rout of Newberg.
Yamato Uptegrove, Barlow baseball: Uptegrove helped the Bruins rout Reynolds 13-3 on Thursday with three hits and four RBIs.
Chance Wallace, Sunset baseball: Wallace struck out 11 as part of a six-hitter, pitching the Apollos to a 4-1 win over Aloha on Monday.
Magdalene Williams, Summit girls track: Williams ran 2:08.45 in the 800 meters Wednesday to move into third place on the state’s all-time list.
Paul Wilson, Lakeridge baseball: Wilson fired a one-hitter with 16 strikeouts Wednesday in the Pacers’ 9-0 win over Tualatin. He also homered, tripled and drove in four.
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