Eisenhower’s Kiana Yesiki voted the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Eisenhower junior Kiana Yesiki for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for May 24-30!

The junior led the Cadets with a big night – 27 points, 11 rebounds and six steals – in a CBBN win over West Valley. She had 19 in a season-opening loss to perennial 4A powerhouse Moses Lake.

Yesiki received 53.78%  of the vote, beating out Hanford’s iliana Moran who finished second with 34.41%. Chiawana’s Kobe Young finished third with 5.36% and Lynden Christian’s Libby Stump finished fourth with 2.28%. There were over 23,000 votes tallied this week!

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivewa. 

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of May 24-30:

Asjon Anderson, Mount Tahoma basketball: Followed up a 44-point performance on May 21 by dropping 32 points in a win over Bonney Lake and another 30 to help beat Lakes.

Kyra Gardner, Raymond girls basketball: The junior do-everything guard continues to scorch defenses with her efficient scoring. She registered her third 30-point outing – 32 points on 13-of-18 shooting – in a win over North Beach. She made four 3-pointers in the game, and added six steals.

Giovanny Evanson, King’s Way basketball: The Sophomore guard tallied 26 points, seven boards and seven assists in a 1A Trico League-clinching win over La Center.

Colin Eversole, Kentlake basketball: Hit a go-ahead three-pointer at the buzzer at lift Kentlake over Kent Meridian on Friday.

Emilia Long, Port Angeles girls basketball: The senior point guard continues to dominate on both ends. She tallied a game-high 23 points – 14 coming in the first quarter – in the team’s win over Kingston. Earlier in the week, Long had 14 points, six steals, five assists and five rebounds in a victory over Central Kitsap, writes the Peninsula Daily News.

Squeeky Johnson, Skyview basketball: Dropped 29 points in a win over Camas.

Jonas La Tour, North Kitsap basketball: Dropped 44 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a blowout of Bremerton — all while with a sprained finger on his shooting hand. And wait until you hear what his teammate had in the same game. 

Grace Geldien, Central Valley girls basketball: The senior post player led the Bears to three wins last week – leading off with a season-high 24 points (including three 3-pointers) and 10 rebounds in a 4A GSL win over Lewis & Clark. She added other double-double outings against University (14/13) and Mount Spokane (16/11).

Garrett Long, Wenatchee basketball: Scored 37 points and pulled down 12 boards in a win over Sunnyside.

Johny Olmsted, North Kitsap basketball: Scored 41 points and doled out 14 assists in a landslide win over previously undefeated Bremerton. He had 32 of those points in the second half on 14 of 15 shooting.

iliana Moran, Hanford girls basketball: The Falcons were able to get their first win over Chiawana High School in school history. iliana finished the game with 25 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, and 5 assists. 

Kobe Young, Chiawana basketball: Scored 28 points and pulled down 11 boards — including five on the offensive end — in a five-point loss to red-hot Kamiakin, the slimmest margin of victory it has seen all season.

Carlie Deskins, W.F. West girls basketball: The ninth grade post player buried a three-point play with 1.2 seconds to go to send the Bearcats past Tumwater in a 2A Evergreen showdown of state powerhouses. Deskins banked in a short shot through traffic and was fouled for the game-winner to break a 46-46 tie.

Natalie Fraley, Kelso girls basketball: The junior guard set the pace with a game-high 34 points – 12 in the third quarter – in a 3A GSHL win over Heritage. Earlier in the week, she had 30 points and 16 rebounds in a win over Mountain View, writes the Vancouver Columbian.

Erika Glenn, Ilwaco girls basketball: The senior captain erupted for a game-high 35 points in a 2B Pacific victory over Onalaska. She had 34 points the night before in a victory over Napavine, writes the Centralia Chronicle.

Hope Hassmann, Tahoma girls basketball: The sophomore point guard exploded for 19 of her game-high 22 points in the second half as the Bears beat Rogers of Puyallup in matchup of respective league favorites. Hassmann tallied 14 of those points in the first 4:58 of the third quarter. She added games of 28 (vs. White River) and 29 (vs. Kennedy Catholic) later in the week.

Luke Navarre, Zillah basketball: The sophomore notched a personal-best 34 points in a comfortable win over La Salle. 

Libby Stump, Lynden Christian girls basketball: The junior guard led all scorers with a game-high 23 points – seven coming in a decisive third quarter – as the Lyncs won the non-league showdown at La Salle in a matchup of 1A’s top two squads, writes the Lynden Tribune.

Dru Clark, Port Angeles basketball: Scored a tough running floater in the final seconds to beat traditional 2A power Lynden 41-40.

Katie Thiers, Roosevelt girls basketball: The senior center continues to show she is one of the best interior players in the state. She had 24 points and 12 rebounds in a Metro League victory over Ingraham, and tallied 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocked shots in a loss to undefeated Seattle Prep.

Chloe Johnson, Washougal girls basketball: Johnson scored 14 points, including 3-4 three pointers, in a 56-46 victory over 4A Union.

Thank you for joining the discussion on SBLive!

%d bloggers like this: