Cast your vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week

The seven nominees were standout performers during the week of Sept. 3-9

Here are the nominees for Prep Athlete of the Week. The winner will be selected by Herald readers. You can cast your vote below. Voting closes Friday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.

Garrett Holden

Jackson | Football

Holden, a junior, intercepted two passes and returned one 100 yards for a touchdown in the Timberwolves’ 47-13 win over Mount Rainier on Friday. Holden also had four receptions for 126 yards and a score.

Caleb Koellmer

M. Getchell | Football

Koellmer, a senior, accounted for 358 total yards Friday as he led the Chargers to a 16-0 win over Stanwood, their first Wesco 3A North victory since 2015. The dual-threat quarterback threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 115 yards on 11 carries.

Callie Wright

King’s | Girls Soccer

Wright, a senior, scored four goals and added an assist in the Knights’ 6-1 non-conference win over Sedro-Woolley on Sept. 4.

Emma Leggett

South Whidbey | Volleyball

Leggett, a senior outside hitter, recorded 14 kills and five service aces as the Class 1A Falcons swept 4A Mariner in a non-conference match Sept. 4.

Tanner Olson, Grant Mueller

Everett | Tennis

Olson and Mueller combined for a 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 win at No. 3 doubles to help the Seagulls beat crosstown rival Cascade 4-3 on Sept. 4 in the season-opening meet for both teams.

Riley McDowell

Glacier Peak | Cross Country

McDowell, a senior, turned in the fastest time among the boys at the Sehome Invitational on Saturday in Bellingham. McDowell covered the two-mile course in 10 minutes, 8.19 seconds.


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