Nelson boys basketball F CJ Borin voted the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Nelson boys basketball forward CJ Borin for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Oregon High School Athlete of the Week for Dec. 13-19!

The junior had 26 points to lead the Hawks to a 64-48 victory over Milwaukie at Moda Center.

Borin received 57.63% of the vote, beating out Sprague’s Dallon Morgan, who finished second with 38.51%. St. Mary’s Academy’s Abby Graham finished third with 0.34% and Lincoln’s Moroni Seely-Roberts finished fourth with 0.27%. There were over 29,000 votes tallied this week!

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Player of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveor.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Dec. 13-19:

Paige Aponte, Ridgeview girls wrestling: Aponte, a freshman, won the 100-105 title at the Adrian Irwin Memorial Tournament at Caldera High School in Bend, pinning Ravens teammate Joselyn Jaimes in 2:39 in the championship match. 

Baylee Butler, West Salem girls basketball: Butler scored the winning basket to lift the Titans to a 31-29 victory at Sherwood, their first win of the season.

Dimitri Cohen, Mountainside boys basketball: Cohen’s career-high 38 points helped to power the Mavericks to an 82-64 win over Lake Oswego.

Odessa Gordon, South Albany girls wrestling:Gordon was the 125 pound champion at the Van Holstad Memorial Invitational, helping to lead the RedHawks to the team championship.

Abby Graham, St. Mary’s Academy girls basketball:Graham put up a monster stat line — 22 points, eight rebounds, six assists, six steals, one block — to power the Blues to a 68-61 victory against Putnam.

Terrence Hill, Roosevelt boys basketball: Hill, a 6-foot-3 sophomore guard, poured in 35 points to lead the Roughriders to a season-opening 74-65 win over Wells. Three nights later, he scored 23 in an 82-61 rout of Crescent Valley.

Sidney Jones, Aloha boys basketball: Jones had a game-high 16 points, including the winning basket, as the Warriors edged Liberty, 45-44. 

Ginger Kiefer, Summit girls swimming: Kiefer was a winner in three events (500, 100 backstroke, 400 relay) to help power the Storm to the team title at the Bend Swim for Giving Meet. (Credit: Eric at Elite Oregon Girls

Cole Langford, Dallas boys wrestling: Langford, a sophomore, defeated Cleveland junior Garrett Cappalonga in the 195 title match at the Liberty Invitational to help the Dragons take first place in the team standings.

Joseph Martin, Ridgeview boys wrestling: Martin pinned Conner Comingore of Madras in 1:15 in the 220-pound final at the Adrian Irwin Memorial Tournament at Caldera High School in Bend.

TaKwain Montgomery, McDaniel boys basketball:Montgomery knocked down two clutch free throws with 1.3 seconds left to give the Mountain Lions a 51-50 win over Sunset.

Dallon Morgan, Sprague boys basketball: The 6-foot-9 senior had 20 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots in the Olympians’ 81-55 rout of Lebanon. Last week he also became the seventh player in program history to reach 1,000 career points. 

Skyler Schmidt, Scappoose boys basketball:Schmidt, a 6-foot-8 junior, had 31 points and 10 rebounds to lead 5A Scappoose to a 75-63 win against 6A Century.  

Moroni Seely-Roberts, Lincoln boys basketball: In a showdown with Cane Ridge of Tennessee, the 6-foot-6 junior went off for 38 points. Two nights earlier, he had a game-high 19 in a 66-38 win over Forest Grove. According to Prep Hoops Oregon, Seely-Roberts is fourth in 6A in scoring through Sunday at 25 points per game.

Gracianna Strickland, Hillsboro girls wrestling: Strickland defeated Gracee Grenfell of city rival Liberty in the 130 final to help the Spartans claim the team title at the Liberty Invitational.

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