Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week for May 10-16 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.
Emma Antich, Westview softball: Antich homered and tripled in Monday’s 5-1 victory against Southridge. She homered and doubled in Friday’s 11-1 win over Aloha.
Mackenzie Bekofsky, McMinnville softball: Bekofsky homered in a 26-0 rout of Century on Wednesday and again in Thursday’s 15-5 win over Forest Grove. She had three hits in Saturday’s 11-7 victory against Barlow.
Mia Brahe-Pedersen, Lake Oswego girls track: Brahe-Pedersen moved into third place on the state’s all-time list in the girls 200 with a 23.70 at the Three Rivers district meet. She also anchored the Lakers’ 4×100 relay to the ninth-fastest time in state history.
Tristan Calkins, Sweet Home boys track: At the Oregon West Championship, Calkins turned in a 22-5½ in the long jump, the best mark in the state this season.
Harley Daniel, Oregon City girls track: Daniel moved into the top five in Oregon all-time in both hurdles races, winning Three Rivers district titles in the 100 highs in 14.23 and the 300 lows in 44.09.
Caden Davis, Sherwood baseball: He had three hits and an RBI and pitched six innings for the win in Monday’s 9-4 win over Century. In Friday’s 11-8 victory against McMinnville, he had three more hits and three RBIs. He had two hits and pitched six innings for another win in Saturday’s 9-4 victory over Lakeridge.
Emma Deloyola, Aloha softball: The senior shortstop went 4 for 4 with two homers, a double and five RBIs on Monday against Jesuit. Two nights later, she went 3 for 4 with a homer and four RBIs against Southridge. She’s batting .550 this season.
Titus Dumitru, Barlow baseball: Dumitru hit three home runs and finished with eight RBIs in Monday’s 13-3 rout of Central Catholic. Tuesday, he had two hits and collected the save in a 9-6 win over La Salle Prep. He homered again as part of a three-hit game in Saturday’s 8-2 win over Tualatin.
Chloe Foerster, Jesuit girls track: Foerster moved to No. 8 on the state’s all-time list in the 1,500 with a 4:26.06 at a Metro League dual meet against Beaverton.
Cody Gehrett, Ridgeview boys track: Gehrett won the 110 hurdles (14.82) and 300 hurdles (38.40) at the Intermountain district championships. Each time was a PR and the state’s top mark in the event this season.
Kylie Hegar, Clackamas softball: Hegar homered four times last week — once against Reynolds on Wednesday, twice against Sandy on Friday and once against Sherwood on Saturday.
Jonah Hergert, Mountainside baseball: Hergert pitched a five-hit shutout Friday to lead the Mavericks to an 8-0 win over Jesuit.
Nelson Keljo, Jesuit baseball: Keljo struck out 13 batters as part of a six-inning no-hitter in the Crusaders’ 17-0 rout of Mountainside on Wednesday. He also doubled and drove in three.
Aidan Kindt, Mazama boys track: At the Skyline championships, Kindt won the 100 meters in a personal-best 10.95 seconds, the best time in Oregon this season. He also PR’d in winning the 200 in 22.22 seconds.
Madison Mayhew, Jesuit softball: Mayhew hit two home runs and had five RBIs to help power the Crusaders to a 12-6 win over Aloha on Monday.
Sierra McKenna, Sunset softball: McKenna went 4 for 4 and scored three runs in Friday’s 5-4 win over Beaverton. She had a grand slam in Wednesday’s 11-6 loss to Mountainside.
Colton McMaster, Astoria boys track: He moved into second place on Oregon’s all-time 4A leaders list in the boys discus with a throw of 192-10 — good for No. 12 on the all-time state list.
Braeden Munger, Westview baseball: Munger homered in Monday’s 8-3 win over Beaverton. Friday, he had two hits and struck out 10 in five one-hit innings in a 6-1 victory against Canby. He homered again Saturday and finished with four RBIs, but the Wildcats lost to Clackamas, 9-8.
Randi Murphy, Roosevelt softball: Murphy homered twice — including a grand slam — and finished with seven RBIs in Friday’s 17-0 rout of Grant.
DeShanae Norman, Gladstone girls track: She became the ninth girl in state history to clear 5 feet, 10 inches, in the high jump in winning the Tri-Valley district title.
Caden Parker, West Linn baseball: Parker crushed a grand slam and drove in five in Saturday’s 10-0 rout of Newberg.
Jaydn Puncochar, Hillsboro softball: In the Spartans’ three games last week, Puncochar totaled 10 RBIs and was the winning pitcher in all three games.
Liam Shores, Central Catholic boys track: Shores won the 400 meters at the Mt. Hood championships with a personal-best time of 49.57, the best mark in Oregon this spring. He also won the 200 meters and was part of the winning 4×400 relay.
Mason Spellecy, Hood River Valley baseball: He threw a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts in a 16-0 win over The Dalles on Tuesday. He also went 2 for 3 with two doubles.
Jadyn Vermillion, Sutherlin girls track: Vermillion’s 38-0½ in the triple jump is the state’s top mark in the event this season.
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