ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Edmonds-Woodway | Softball
The Warriors hitter knocked in the game-winning run on a double in the bottom of the 11th inning in a 1-0 win over Kamiak and also had a home run and a triple in wins over Lynnwood and Shorewood, respectively, last week.
Eds. note: Athlete of the Week and all nominees are chosen by Herald editors and writers.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES
Tanner Braun, Glacier Peak
The Grizzlies pitcher tossed a complete game four-hitter and was 2-for-2 at the plate with a home run as Glacier Peak beat Mountlake Terrace 8-1 to take the season series.
Derrick Mahlum, Archbishop Murphy
The Wildcats pitcher picked up a pair of wins over Sultan and had a double in Murphy’s second win over the Turks as the Wildcats went 4-0 last week.
Kyle Nobach, Marysville Pilchuck
The Tomahawks senior hit a double in a win over Oak Harbor and had a double and a triple in another win over the Wildcats as MP improved to 4-1.
Makinlee Sellevold, Cascade
The Bruins pitcher picked up three wins in the circle and also had three doubles and a home run as Cascade went 4-0 last week to remain unbeaten.
Bailey Seek, Snohomish
The Panthers pitched a complete-game shutout and had a double in a win over Monroe and also had a home run in a win over Mount Vernon as the Panthers remained in first place in Wesco 4A North.
Katelynn Lafferty, Edmonds-Woodway
The Warriors pitcher picked up three wins last week, including pitching 11 scoreless frames in a 1-0 victory over Kamiak. Lafferty gave up just four runs in 25 innings pitched.
Colin Cuchna, Stanwood
The Spartans forward scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win over Oak Harbor and assisted on the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win over Marysville Pilchuck as the Spartans remained in first place in Wesco 3A North.
Josh Bartley, Archbishop Murphy
The Wildcats midfielder had two assists in a 3-0 win over Cedarcrest and had an insurance goal in a 2-0 win over King’s as Murphy took over sole possession of first place in Cascade Conference.
Tayler Mayer, Snohomish
The Panthers forward scored a goal in a 4-2 win over Glacier Peak and had the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win over Edmonds-Woodway as Snohomish remained in first place in Wesco 4A North.
Miguel Medina, Mariner
The Marauders midfielder scored a goal and had an assist in a 2-1 win over rival Kamiak in a key Wesco 4A South showdown and had Mariner’s second goal to complete a come back that led to a 2-2 tie against Arlington after falling behind 2-0.
Nadean Al-Ali, Glacier Peak
The Grizzlies No. 1 singles player went 3-0 last week, including a come-from-behind 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) victory over Shorecrest’s Meera Limaye that was the difference in the Grizzlies’ 4-3 win over the Scots.
Jenna Gilbert, Kamiak
The Knights No. 1 singles player came from behind to beat Lynnwood’s Monica Kwong 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 to complete Kamiak’s sweep of singles play as the Knights beat the Royals 4-3.
Simran Handa, Kamiak
The Knights golfer shot a seven-over par 43 to earn medalist honors and lead Kamiak to a team victory in a home match at Harbour Pointe Golf Course.
Kyle Cornett, Jackson
The Timberwolves golfer shot a one-over par 73 at Kayak Point Golf Course to earn medalist honors and record the area’s best round over 18 holes so far this season.
Stuart Schachle, Shorewood
The Thunderbirds golfer shot a one-under par 32 over nine holes at Nile Golf Course to earn medalist honors at the Nile Friendly.
Nick White, Jackson
The Timberwolves sprinter won the 100-meter dash and also led the Jackson 400 and 1,600 relay teams to victories as Jackson took first place at the Don Holder Relays in Yakima over the weekend.
Andrew Basham, Lynnwood
The Royals thrower took first place in the shot put in a track meet against Kamiak last week with a throw of 57 feet, 4 inches, which is good enough for the best throw in the state so far this season.
Amy-Eloise Neale, Glacier Peak
The Grizzlies long-distance runner took first place in the 1,600 in a time of 4:43.57 to break Edmonds’ Debbie Quatier’s nearly 40-year-old record and lead GP to a first-place finish at the Don Holder Relays.