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 Sept. 20-26 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.

Kenneth Bae, Lincoln boys soccer: Bae headed home a free kick from the top of the penalty area midway through the second half for his second goal of the season, lifting the Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over Wilsonville. (story)

Hunter Borter, Beaverton football: Borter passed for six touchdowns — three to Cristian Gonzalez — in the Beavers’ 56-28 rout of Southridge.

Karson Boschma, Tigard football: Boschma had a touchdown catch and came up with the game-sealing interception with about a minute left, helping Tigard hold on for a 27-23 win over Newberg.

Alex Briseno, Silverton football: Briseno, a backup who entered with fewer than 10 carries all season, ran 15 times for 141 yards and three touchdowns to help lift the Foxes to a 42-7 victory over Dallas. 

Michael Cale, West Albany football: Cale matched his career high with four touchdown passes and ran for a score as the Bulldogs defeated Corvallis, 42-20.

Tyler Copeland, McNary football: Copeland passed for 334 yards and three touchdowns in the Celtics’ 41-21 win at Bend.

Bryce Dyer, North Medford football: Dyer caught two touchdown passes and made two interceptions — including a clinching takeaway at the goal line with less than 30 seconds left — as the Black Tornado fought off Liberty for a 31-27 win. Dyer piled up 123 yards on six catches.

Dondrae Fair, Jefferson football: Fair finished with two touchdown passes, one touchdown run and two interceptions on defense in the Democrats’ 34-14 victory over Lincoln.

Kyrin Fuimaono, McKay football: Fuimaono passed for approximately 270 yards and four touchdowns in the Royal Scots’ 31-28 victory over Forest Grove.

Mizael Harris, La Salle Prep boys soccer: Harris recorded a hat trick in the Falcons’ 6-1 win over Hood River Valley. (story, photos)

Danny Johnson, Lakeridge football: The backup quarterback got the start in place of Ryan Oliver (injury/illness) and led the Pacers to a 30-7 win over South Medford. Among his highlights was a 65-yard touchdown pass to Joey Olsen.

Tyler Konold, Canby football: Konold rushed for more than 200 yards and scored three touchdowns in the Cougars’ 55-13 victory at St. Helens.

Blake Lewis, Cascade football: Lewis had 14 carries for 210 yards and four touchdowns for the Cougars, who defeated Tillamook, 62-20.

Luke McNabb, Scappoose football: McNabb passed for three touchdowns and a season-high 316 yards in a 52-41 loss to Wilsonville. He rushed for three more touchdowns, setting a career high by accounting for six touchdowns. (story, photos)

Jacob Newell, Thurston football: Newell caught 11 passes for 138 yards and two touchdowns, giving him five receiving touchdowns in two games, in the Colts’ 46-0 rout of Willamette. (photos

Caleb Paler, Mountainside football: Paler rushed for 175 yards and a touchdown in the Mavericks’ 28-14 win over Sherwood.

Kate Peters, Lake Oswego girls cross country: Peters took first place in the elite Danner Girls race at the Nike Portland XC, crossing the finish line in 16:40.9. (photos)

Octavio Quevedo, McKay football: Quevedo kicked a 28-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Royal Scots to a 31-28 win over Forest Grove.

Michael Rincon, Jesuit football: Rincon’s four touchdowns and 173 yards on 28 carries helped the Crusaders erase a 21-0 hole and rally for a thrilling 44-42 win over Metro rival Westview. (story, photos)

Jeffery Rogers, Sherwood boys cross country: Rogers finished second in the elite Danner Boys race (No. 1 among Oregon runners) at the Nike Portland XC with a time of 14:59.1. (photos)

Zack Schlottmann, Glencoe football: Schlottmann had seven catches — some of them highlight-reel quality — for 143 yards and a touchdown in the Crimson Tide’s 28-7 win over Reynolds.

Breanna Schmitt, Newberg girls cross country: Schmitt won the Division 1 Varsity Girls race at the Nike Portland XC with a time of 18:46.5. (photos)

Lane Shaffer, McDaniel football: Shaffer recorded three sacks and two forced fumbles in the Mountain Lions’ 20-12 win over Wells.

Daschel Smith, South Salem football: Smith passed for 314 yards and four touchdowns in the Saxons’ 42-35 win against Mountain View. He also contributed a 22-yard touchdown run.

Haiden Taylor, Centennial football: With the help of a stellar offensive line, Taylor racked up 205 yards rushing — including a 98-yard run — in the Eagles’ 34-21 win over rival Gresham. 

Jack Wagner, Tualatin football: In his second game starting in place of injured star quarterback Jackson Jones, Wagner completed 16 of 19 passes for 247 yards and rushed for 81 yards. He accounted for two touchdowns as the Timberwolves cruised past West Salem for a 41-7 victory. (story, photos

Emelia Warta, La Salle Prep girls soccer: Warta had two goals and an assist as the 5A Falcons stunned Bend for a 3-2 win, improving to 6-0 overall and 4-0 against 6A opponents. (story, photos)

Jaxon Watson, South Salem football: Watson caught a touchdown pass in the second quarter and returned a fumble 70 yards in the fourth quarter for the Saxons’ final score in their 42-35 victory over Mountain View.

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