Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week?

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week for Aug. 30-Sept. 5 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. 

If you would like to make a nomination in a future week (any sport, any school), email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveor.

James Bell, McDaniel football: Bell had touchdown runs of 22, 33 and 25 yards and passed for more than 250 yards as the Mountain Lions defeated Fort Vancouver, 56-12.

Will Dau, Churchill football: Dau had two of the Lancers’ five interceptions in their season-opening 35-28 win against Eagle Point.

Hiro Diamond, Liberty football: Diamond accounted for six touchdowns — four passing, two rushing — in the Falcons’ 56-0 rout of Aloha.

Cayden Eckel, Roseburg football: Eckel, a sophomore, rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns in Roseburg’s 23-7 win over Summit.

Royce Fasel, Glencoe football: Fasel ran 29 times for 273 yards and three touchdowns and was 2 of 5 passing for 95 yards — including an 80-yard touchdown to Zack Schlottmann — in the Crimson Tide’s 36-29 loss to Sheldon. Fasel also made 10 tackles on defense.

Elle Frazier, Grant girls soccer: Frazier’s hat trick powered the Generals to a season-opening 4-0 victory against Oregon Episcopal. (Story)

Kyrin Fuimaono, McKay football: Fuimaono completed 21 of 34 passes for 283 yards and three touchdowns in leading the Scots to a 25-21 win against Putnam.

Carter Greene, Marist Catholic football: Greene had five touchdown passes (three to Connor Chase) in the Spartans’ 49-12 win over Sweet Home.

Chase Harmon, West Linn football: The first-year starting quarterback had an impressive debut, passing for 226 yards and two touchdowns as the Lions took down Jesuit, 17-3. He completed 18 of 23 passes. (Story, photos)

Kohler Hernandez, Central football: Hernandez had 300 yards from scrimmage (190 rushing, 110 receiving) and scored three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 40-24 win over Redmond. 

Caleb Kim, Sunset football: Kim had three touchdown runs and an interception in the Apollos’ 48-6 rout of Tigard. He finished with 107 yards rushing. (Story, photos)

Taylor Krueger, Jesuit girls soccer: Krueger had three goals in the Crusaders’ 6-0 win over Sherwood in an opening-week showdown between two of the top girls soccer programs in Oregon. (Photos)

Caden Lasater, Crater football: Lasater returned one of his two interceptions 90 yards for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and rushed for more than 100 yards to help the Comets cruise past North Bend, 31-0.

Jack Layne, Lake Oswego football: On an emotional night in which the school honored late coach Brian Bartsch, Layne passed for four touchdowns to power the Lakers to a convincing 40-7 win over Mountainside. (Photos)

Shinjiro Metzger, Sunset boys soccer: Metzger scored two goals, including the game-winner with less than 6 minutes left, to lead the Apollos to a season-opening 4-3 win over Franklin, the 2019 Class 6A state champion. (Story)

Chase Nelson, Central football: Nelson passed for 283 yards and four touchdowns in a 40-24 victory over Redmond.

Logan Smith, Sprague football: Smith fired five touchdown passes in the Olympians’ 41-20 win against Corvallis.

Matthew Soles, Canby football: Soles had a touchdown and two interceptions in the first half of the Cougars’ 26-20 victory against Dallas.

Brock Thomas, Sheldon football: Thomas carried 17 times for 150 yards and three touchdowns and was 16 of 26 passing for 247 yards and two scores in the Irish’s 36-29 win over Glencoe.

Stryder Todd-Fields, Central Catholic football: Todd-Fields returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown — the first of his two scores — to send the Rams on their way to a 28-7 win over Camas. (Story, photos)

Tomás Veliz, Woodburn football: Veliz scored four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) in the Bulldogs’ 35-0 shutout of Klamath Union.

Jerrik Wangler, North Salem football: Wangler had 19 carries for 130 yards and a touchdown and forced two fumbles on defense, helping the Vikings beat Roosevelt, 48-28.

Sayre Williamson, Mountain View football: Williamson rushed for 203 yards and four touchdowns in the Cougars’ 42-22 victory against Century.

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