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The Prep Athlete of the Week nominees for Feb. 25-March 3. To vote, visit www.heraldnet.com. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.

RaeQuan Battle

Marysville Pilchuck | Boys Basketball

Battle, a senior, averaged 22.7 points in the Tomahawks’ three games at last week’s Hardwood Classic in the Tacoma Dome. He helped MP place fourth in the Class 3A state tournament, the best finish in program history.

Maya DuChesne

Snohomish | Girls Basketball

DuChesne, a senior, turned in a pair of clutch performances to help the Panthers place fourth at the Class 3A state tournament. On Wednesday, she made a game-winning 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds remaining to lift the Panthers to a 42-39 victory over Seattle Prep in a loser-out game at the Tacoma Dome. On Saturday, DuChesne made two free throws with 21.7 seconds to play, sealing Snohomish’s 38-33 win over West Seattle — a victory that earned the Panthers their third top-four placing in the past four years.

Maya Erling

Glacier Peak | Girls Basketball

Erling, a sophomore, scored the go-ahead basket with just under 40 seconds remaining to help the Grizzlies to a 58-53 win over Central Valley on Saturday. With the victory, GP captured the fourth-place trophy at the Class 4A state girls basketball tournament. Erling led Glacier Peak in the game with 19 points and eight rebounds.

Tyler Linhardt

King’s | Boys Basketball

Linhardt, a freshman, scored 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds as the Knights upset top-seeded and unbeaten Lynden Christian 73-50 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A state tournament in Yakima.

Elyon Zevenbergen

King’s | Boys Basketball

Zevenbergen, a senior, scored 31 points and grabbed 20 rebounds Saturday to lead the Knights to a 68-56 victory over La Center in the game to decide third and fifth places at the Class 1A state tournament in Yakima.


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