Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for March 22-28 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday. 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.
THIS WEEK’S WAFD BANK PLAYER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
Logan Allen, Lakeside: Allen had 327 combined yards and three TDs in Lakeside’s win over Colville.
Jayden Limar, Lake Stevens: Turned eight carries into 131 yards and two touchdowns, as well as four receptions for 55 yards and touchdown catch in shootout win over Marysville-Pilchuck.
Sam Huard, Kennedy Catholic: Broke the state’s all-time passing record, throwing for 514 yards and eight touchdowns in a 60-17 win over Kentwood.
Jace Villers, Auburn Riverside: The sophomore caught eight passes for 144 yards and two TDs in a win over Kentlake.
Ryan McKenna, Gonzaga Prep: Ryan McKenna had 18 carries for 225 yards and three TDs, including 75- and 59-yard romps in the second half.
Derek Bergeson, Royal: The junior running back caught five passes for 140 yards and three TD, including an 80-yarder in the opening minute against Wahluke. He also had a 43-yard INT return for a score.
Jason Brown, O’Dea: Freshman running back tied Myles Gaskin’s single-game rushing touchdown record with five in a win over Bishop Blanchet.
Jake Blair, Camas: Led an epic game-tying drive to force overtime and lifted Camas over Skyview, 38-31, throwing for 257 yards and accounting for three total touchdowns.
Dylan Carson, Marysville-Pilchuck: Rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns in a loss to Lake Stevens.
Caden Jumper, Eatonville: Threw for 166 yards and four touchdowns and added 112 more on the ground on a 33-21 win over Enumclaw in the last game of his high school career before enrolling at Washington.
Clark Coleman, Skyview: Threw four touchdowns passes while completing 11 of 14 pass attempts and ran in a fifth, all in the first half of a win over Mountain View.
J.P. Leahy, West Valley of Yakima: Senior defensive lineman was in on six sacks, including four solo, according to the Yakima Herald-Republic, in a win over Sunnyside.