Athletes of the Week

Eds. note: Athletes of the Week are chosen by Herald staff based upon nominations from writers and coaches.

Jason Todd

Jackson | Boys Basketball

The Timberwolves wing scored 11 points and had double-digit rebounds in Jackson’s win over Capital Christian, of Sacramento, Calif., in the championship game of the MaxPreps Holiday Classic. Todd finished each of the four games of the tourney with a double-double and was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

Other nominees: Trey Chambers, Glacier Peak; Greg Bowman, Mountlake Terrace; Tyler Nielsen, Kamiak; Josh Baird, Snohomish.

Sevi Bielser

Arlington | Girls Basketball

The sophomore guard hit 12 3-pointers in three games to lead the Eagles to a 3-0 record in three Wesco 4A North games. Bielser had five 3-pointers each in wins over Lake Stevens and Snohomish, and scored 17 and 15 points, respectively.

Other nominees: Sidney Rielly, Everett; Onyie Chibuogwu, Shorecrest; Lily Gustafson, Shorewood; Sierra Anderson, Jackson; Mikayla Pivec, Lynnwood.

Cody Vigoren

Lake Stevens | Wrestling

The 195-pound grappler won his weight class at the prestigious Doc Buchanan Invitational in Clovis, Calif. as Lake Stevens finished 15th as a team. Vigoren defeated the second- and third-ranked wrestlers in the state of California. He pinned his opponent in the first round of the finals.

Other nominees: Jeremy Nygard, Arlington; Garrett Gershmel, Lake Stevens; Hunter Lord, Lynnwood.

More in Sports

High school football at a crossroads

Local high school football participation numbers are following a downward trend.

Patterson: Much changed for Seahawks in bye week

Normally a quiet time for teams, the Seahawks bye week was very eventful.

Seahawks O-line will have new look, again, vs. Giants

Joeckel’s knee surgery means Seattle will use its 3rd different O-line combination in the past 6 games.

No. 15 Washington State blanks Colorado 28-0

Luke Falk throws three touchdowns as the Cougars rebound from a loss by routing the Buffaloes.

Astros beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, reach World Series

Houston becomes first franchise to win pennants in both leagues.

Silvertips set for first game with rival Thunderbirds

Everett is looking to snap a three-game losing streak in a meeting with Seattle on Sunday at home.

Everett runs over Meadowdale, clinches playoff berth

The Seagulls rushed for 462 yards as they grabbed their first district playoff spot since 2010.

Friday’s prep football results

Conference championship races are tightening up. (VIDEO)

Oak Harbor beats Arlington 13-7 in 3OT slugfest

The Wildcats clinch a Wesco 3A North playoff berth with the hard-fought, triple-overtime victory.

Most Read