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The Athlete of the Week nominees for April 22-28. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.

Nicole Brunette

Meadowdale | Girls Golf

Brunette, a sophomore, shot a 5-over-par 40 to earn medalist honors in a three-team match Thursday at Legion Memorial Golf Course.

Iyanla De Jesus

Jackson | Softball

De Jesus, a senior, threw a no-hitter Friday in the Timberwolves’ 9-0 win over Cascade. She registered 15 strikeouts and went 3-for-4 at the plate with two home runs and six RBI. Two days earlier, De Jesus struck out 16 batters and went 3-for-3 at the plate in Jackson’s 5-1 win over Glacier Peak.

Randy Galvan

Marysville Pilchuck | Boys Soccer

Galvan, a senior forward, had a foot in all five M-P goals Friday in a 5-1 victory over Everett. He scored one goal and assisted on the other four as the Tomahawks wrapped up the Wesco 3A/2A regular-season title for the second consecutive year.

Sienna Leighton

Arlington | Girls Tennis

Leighton, a junior, needed tiebreakers in the first and third sets to score a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 7-6 (5) win at No. 4 singles and help the Eagles to a 4-3 victory over Marysville Pilchuck on Friday.

Aaron Robertson

Everett | Baseball

Robertson, a junior, drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning Wednesday to lift the Seagulls to a 4-3 victory over Snohomish. With the win, Everett clinched the No. 2 playoff seed in the Wesco 3A North.

Tyler Spalti

Glacier Peak | Boys Golf

Spalti, a senior, shot a 1-under-par 35 to take medalist honors at a Wesco 4A match Wednesday at Harbour Pointe Golf Club.

Mikail Montez

Marysville Getchell | Girls Track and Field

Montez, a senior, recorded personal-bests in the shot put (40 feet, 5.5 inches) and the discus (115-4) as she won both events Saturday at the Tomahawk Classic in Marysville.

Jayden White

Everett | Boys Track and Field

White, a junior, won the shot put with a throw of 52-11 and the discus with a toss of 142-3 Saturday at the Tomahawk Classic in Marysville. Earlier in the week, White set a personal-best in the discus with a throw of 153-7 in a three-team meet at Everett Memorial Stadium.

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