Pepper recorded 27 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals, and 3 charges in Selah’s victory over Othello.
Pepper received 36.44% of the vote, beating out Eastmont forward Isaac Wellborn who finished with 27.89%. Eastlake forward Matt Thompson finished third with 9.09% and Kamiakin forward Messiah Jones was fourth with 7.3%.
We are currently accepting boys basketball player nominations for the week of Dec. 9-15. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivewa.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Dec. 2-8:
Messiah Jones, Kamiakin: Jones scored 23 points to go along with 6 boards and 5 dimes to help the Braves win their season opener against Sunnyside.
Jace Barrett, Rogers (Puyallup): Barrett had 21 points and 10 rebounds to give the Rams a victory over Olympia.
Jaylen Scott, Stadium: Scott put up an impressive 44 points in his first game with Stadium.
Kaden Perry, Battleground: Perry filled the stat sheet with 29 points, 26 boards, and 5 blocks against Fort Vancouver to propel Battle Ground to a 57-46 win.
Liam Lloyd, Gonzaga Prep: Lloyd of Gonzaga Prep went off for 46 points against Central Valley.
Matt Thompson, Eastlake: Thompson had 30 points, 6 rebounds, and nailed the game winning shot to snag a 1 point victory over Mercer Island.
Kyle Gruhler, Skyview Storm: Gruhler netted 25 points and pulled down 6 rebounds to lead the way for Skyview against Jackson.
Tyson Degenhart, Mt. Spokane: Degenhart poured in 31 points and grabbed 7 rebounds against West Valley to power Mt. Spokane to an 82-58 victory.
Isaac Wellborn, Eastmont: Wellborn put up 30 points for the Wildcats in their game against the Mead Panthers.
Cobi Campbell, Puyallup: Campbell scored 30 points as Puyallup pulled out a 59-56 win against Sumner.