Here are the candidates for the Washington Federal high school athlete of the week for Oct. 28-Nov. 3 as nominated by fans, readers and Scorebook Live’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Thursday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Friday morning. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivewa.
- Last week’s winner: Ethan Morrill, Aberdeen football
Malaki Eaton, Hoquiam RB: Eaton, a senior, carried the ball 39 times for 303 yards and 3 touchdowns in Hoquiam’s 42-13 victory over Forks.
Talataina Tevaga, Bothell RB: Tevaga finished with a game-high 124 yards on 17 carries, including a 9-yard touchdown run in the final minutes of the first half, to help Bothell beat Eastlake 47-24 in the KingCo title game.
Ryan Kershaw, La Salle RB: In just over one quarter of action, Kershaw carried the ball 7 times for 223 yards, and 3 TDs and had three tackles, one TFL and a forced fumble on defense in La Salle’s 49-7 win over Naches Valley.
Trace Ridgway, Montesano QB: Ridgway rushed for 123 yards and four touchdowns and passed for 159 yards and two more TDs to lead Montesano to a 49-7 win over Elma.
X-Zavier Thomas, Kentlake DE: Thomas had 4 tackles, 2.5 sacks and scored a touchdown in Kentlake’s 58-0 victory over Kent-Meridian.
Nattie Ruzauskas, Richland XC: Ruzauskas set a personal record in the District 8 cross country championship meet, winning the race with a time of 18:22.
Gabe Johnson, Kentwood RB: Johnson had 18 carries for 239 yards and two touchdowns in 3 quarters of action as Kentwood rolled to a 49-21 win over Decatur.
Joseph Dwyer, Puyallup WR: Dwyer had nine receptions for 171 yards and two TDs in Puyallup’s 59-13 win over Rogers.
Levi Crum, Hockinson QB: Crum passed for 371 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 126 yards and three touchdowns in a 47-25 win over Ridgefield.
Taylor Jackson, North Kitsap RB: Jackson rushed 25 times for 253 yards and 2 TDs in North Kitsap’s 28-14 win over Olympic.
Justin Brennan, Lakes QB: Brennan completed 11-of-15 passes for 256 yards and 3 TDs in Lakes’ 55-3 victory over Wilson.
Paul Skirko, Colville WR: Skirko had seven receptions for 196 yards and 3 TDs to lead defending 1A state champion Colville to a 49-33 win over Freeman.
Jakson Voelker, Lake Washington QB: Voelker rushed 9 times for 100 yards and four TDs, and was 8-of-15 passing for 126 yards and one TD in Lake Washington’s 42-14 win over Juanita.
Trajan Schouten, Lynden Christian QB: Schouten was 9-of-12 fir 235 yards and four TDs in Lynden Christian’s 42-0 win over Meridian.
Trent Nobach, Arlington QB: Nobach threw for 324 yards and 6 TDs in Arlington’s 63-42 win over Meadowdale.
Evan Wiersma, Mead WR: Wiersma had six catches for 141 yards and a 55-yard TD to lead Mead to a 21-16 victory over Ferris and earn a share of the Greater Spokane League title.