The Athlete of the Week nominees for Jan. 27-Feb. 2. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page. Each weekly winner will be included in an Athlete of the Month poll.
Jessie Brambach | Cascade | Girls Bowling
Brambach, a senior, rolled games of 202 and 193 to lead the Bruins to the Class 4A Northwest District title Jan. 27 at Riverside Lanes in Mount Vernon.
Zachary Bevans | Lynnwood | Boys Swimming
Bevans, a senior, broke the Edmonds School District meet record in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 51.96 seconds Saturday at Lynnwood Pool. Bevans bested the previous mark by 1.44 seconds.
Malakhi Knight | Marysville Getchell | Boys Basketball
Knight, a junior, scored 32 points in the Chargers’ 52-39 Wesco 3A/2A home victory over Shorewood on Jan. 27. On Friday, he collected 34 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals in a 61-57 loss to Marysville Pilchuck.
Devin Leach | Shorewood | Boys Wrestling
Leach, a senior, won all three of his bouts in a triple dual Wednesday at Edmonds-Woodway High School. The 152-pounder, ranked eighth in the state by Washington Wrestling Report, beat Howie Hare (ranked No. 7 at 145) of the host Warriors 8-1, collected a forfeit against Cedarcrest, and defeated Flynn Baird of Ingraham with a 15-0 technical fall.
Ethan Martin | Arlington | Boys Basketball
Martin, a sophomore guard, drilled a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Eagles to a 64-63 victory over Stilly Cup rival Stanwood on Friday in a Wesco 3A/2A contest. Martin finished with a team-high 21 points. The win snapped Stanwood’s 13-game winning streak and was the Spartans’ first conference defeat of the season.
Tucker Molina | Glacier Peak | Boys Basketball
Molina, a junior, scored 19 of his game-high 23 points in the second half as the Grizzlies rallied from a double-digit deficit in the third quarter to beat Mariner 55-49 in matchup of the top two teams in Wesco 4A. Molina, a 6-foot-5 wing, scored 12 of his 23 points at the foul line.
Grace Trichler | Sultan | Girls basketball
Trichler, a sophomore, scored a career-high 39 points to lead the Turks to a 65-45 victory over South Whidbey in a North Sound Conference contest Jan. 28.
Fernie Vasquez | Everett | Boys Wrestling
Vasquez, a senior ranked sixth in the state at 126 pounds by Washington Wrestling Report, defeated Mathew Miller of Snohomish 6-5 in triple overtime at 132 pounds Thursday in a 38-31 Everett victory that clinched the Wesco 3A North championship. Everett and Stanwood both finished the regular season 5-1 in conference dual meets, but the Seagulls beat the Spartans head-to-head on Jan. 24, giving them the tiebreaker.
Lilly Williams | Meadowdale | Girls Basketball
Williams, a senior wing, set a school record with her 203rd made 3-pointer in a 59-29 loss to Shorecrest on Thursday.