Hesse, a 6-foot-5 senior, racked up a total of 30 points, 25 rebounds and 5 blocks in wins over Ellensburg and East Valley (Yakima).
Hesse received 48.3% of the vote, beating out Foster’s Markell Jackson who finished with 34.2%.
We are currently accepting boys basketball player nominations for the week of Dec. 23-29. 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 boys basketball players who were nominated for the week of Dec. 16-22:
Tanner Toolson, Union: Toolson scored 36 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in the Titan’s 99-63 win over Evergreen.
Jacobi Cole-Thomas, Lakes: Cole-Thomas finished with 23 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks and 3 steals in Lakes’ 83-69 win over Mount Tahoma.
Brayden Quantrille, Glacier Peak: Quantrille finished with 19 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists in the Grizzlies’ 66-27 win over Cascade.
Maleek Arington, Auburn: Arington netted 23 points in Auburn’s 55-36 win over Enumclaw.
Mason Landdeck, Zillah: Landdeck scored a game-high 22 points in Zillah’s 99-52 victory over Wapato.
John Hart, Rainier Beach: Hart scored 35 and 26 points in 2 games and won the dunk contest at the Mission Prep Christmas Classic.
Michael Cornia, Walla Walla: Cornia had 45 points (18-for-20 from the field) and 6 rebounds in Walla Walla’s 73-65 win over Southridge.
Bradley Graham, Federal Way: Graham had 27 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists in Federal Way’s 85-79 win over Lincoln.
Noah Pepper, Selah: Pepper had 23 points and 25 rebounds in Selah’s win over East Valley (Yakima).
Tanner Wallen, White River: Wallen scored 25 points in just three quarters vs. Eatonville; 27 against Black Hills; and 23 in two quarters vs. Orting.
Tyran Lane, Lummi Nation: Lane had 16 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals and 4 blocks in Lummi’s 79-31 win over Orcas Christian. He added 18 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks in their 62-33 win over Cedar Park Christian.
Markell Jackson, Foster: Jackson had 41 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in a 92-68 win over previously unbeaten Nathan Hale.
Ethan Dillon, Tumwater: Dillon had 21 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in Tumwater’s 74-73 double overtime win over King’s, who came into the game ranked No. 1 in Scorebook Live’s 1A coaches poll.