Below are the candidates for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month for January 2020. They were the winners of the four athlete-of-the-week polls during the month. The balloting for the athlete of the month closes at midnight Monday.
Sydney VanNess | Shorecrest | Girls Basktball (Dec. 30-5)
VanNess, a senior guard, scored 26 points in the Scots’ 46-44 victory over Bishop Blanchet on Dec. 30
Issac Poole | Shorewood | Diving (Jan. 6-12)
Poole, a senior, won the diving competition at the Kentridge Invitational on Jan. 11 at the King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way. He set a meet record with 517.9 points, topping the previous meet record by 23.55 points.
Bryan Bunyatipanon | Edmonds-Woodway | Basketball (Jan. 13-19)
Bunyatipanon, a senior guard, drilled a game-winning 3-point field goal at the buzzer in the Warriors’ 60-57 come-from-behind victory over Marysville Getchell on Jan. 17. Bunyatipanon also hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 14 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. He finished the contest with 19 points and four steals.
Meadow Hart | Jackson | Bowling (Jan. 20-26)
Hart, a senior, rolled games of 164 and 172 for a 336 series to lead the Timberwolves to a 3-0 sweep of Burlington-Edison in a Wesco match Jan. 21 at Bowlero Lanes.