Here are the candidates for the WAFD Bank high school athlete of the week for Nov. 4-10 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: Jakson Voelker, Lake Washington
Ryan Kershaw, La Salle RB: Kershaw carried the ball 13 times for 268 yards and six touchdowns in La Salle’s 57-12 win over River View.
Colton Bower, North Kitsap RB/K: Bower scored three touchdowns and kicked two field goals — including the game-winning 33-yard FG with 18 seconds left — to lift North Kitsap to a 28-25 win over Fife.
Julia David-Smith, Issaquah cross country: David-Smith won the 4A girls cross country state title with a time of 17:26.20 — nearly one minute faster than the second-place runner.
Malaki Roberson, Graham-Kapowsin WR: Roberson caught 8 passes for 163 yards and three touchdowns and threw a 34-yard TD pass in Graham-Kapowsin’s 49-6 win over Mount Vernon.
Malaki Eaton, Hoquiam RB: Eaton rushed 40 times for 254 yards and 4 TDs and hauled in a 63-yard TD reception in Hoquiam’s 50-22 win over Castle Rock.
Tanner Jellison, Lake Stevens QB: Jellison completed 22-of-32 passes for 416 yards and 5 total TDs in Lake Stevens’ 49-14 win over Tahoma.
Jaden Ortega, Gonzaga Prep RB: Ortega rushed 30 times for 164 yards and two touchdowns to lead Gonzaga Prep to a 50-36 win over Hanford.
Devon Nofoa-Masoe, Lakes RB: Nofoa-Masoe rushed 19 times for 182 yards and three touchdowns in Lakes’ 31-7 win over Snohomish.
Daylon Lambert, Franklin Pierce WR/CB: Lambert returned an interception 27 yards for a touchdown with 58 seconds to go to lift Franklin Pierce to a 31-24 win over Olympic. He also scored the game-tying TD and caught a two-point conversion.
Kannon Katzer, Mt. Spokane RB: Katzer rushed 26 times for 211 yards and five touchdowns — all in the first half — to lead Mt. Spokane to a 49-20 win over Kamiakin.
Joey Johnson, Woodinville RB: Johnson rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns in Woodinville’s 45-21 win over Emerald Ridge.
Abby Ogard, Bellarmine girls soccer: Ogard scored a golden goal off an indirect free kick in overtime to lift the Bellarmine Prep girls soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Kennedy Catholic in a loser-out district playoff game.
Cooper Mathers, O’Dea safety: Mathers had multiple tackles and returned an interception 53 yards for a touchdown in O’Dea’s 42-7 win over Ferndale.
Easton Wise-Hyde, Hanford QB: Wise-Hyde threw for 294 yards and four touchdowns in Hanford’s 50-36 loss to Gonzaga Prep in a District 8 4A playoff game.
Leah Holmgren, Ellensburg cross country: Holmgren won the 2A girls cross country state title in a time of 18:16.40, leading Ellensburg to the team title.