The Herald’s Athlete of the Week poll.

The Herald’s Athlete of the Week poll.

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for May 3-9

The Athlete of the Week nominees for May 3-9. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced with next week’s poll and will be included in the paper on Tuesday, May 18. Each weekly winner will be entered into the Athlete of the Month poll. Last week’s winner is included below.

Makayla Miller

Makayla Miller

Last week’s winner:

Makalya Miller | Glacier Peak | Softball

Miller, a senior, went 9-for-9 with four doubles and two home runs on the week to help the Grizzlies earn three victories. On April 28, Miller blasted a walk-off two-run home run and tossed a shutout, striking out 12, as Glacier Peak beat Cascade 2-0. She won the voting for April 26-May 2 by claiming 799 of 2,885 (27.7%) votes.

Note: Athlete of the Week winners aren’t eligible for a nomination the following week.

This week’s nominees:

Brayden Bowers | Lake Stevens | Boys track and field

Bowers, a senior, broke his own school record in the pole vault in a meet against Arlington on May 6. His school-best vault of 15 feet, 4 inches also leads Class 4A and is tied for the lead across all classifications in the state, according to Athletic.net.

Ally Boulger and Scarlette Chapman | Kamiak | Softball

Boulger and Chapman, both freshmen, combined for a two-hit shutout to help the Knights (11-2) secure the best record in Wesco this season with a 7-0 win over Everett on May 7. Boulger struck out seven batters over four innings in the circle and Chapman recorded five strikeouts in three innings. They each added two RBI at the plate.

Allison Dumo | Mountlake Terrace | Girls golf

Dumo, a freshman, shot a 9-over-par 43 to earn medalist honors during a match against Edmonds-Woodway on May 5 at Nile Shrine Golf Course.

Aiden Emerson | Arlington | Boys track and field

Emerson, a junior, delivered the top time in Class 3A this season in the 1600-meter race during a meet against Lake Stevens on May 6. Emerson ran the 1600 in 4 minutes, 18.69 seconds. He added a victory in the 400 with the third-best time in 3A this season at 51.5 seconds. And he was a member of the Eagles’ 4×400 relay team, which posted a 3A leading time of 3:29.02.

Dominic Hellman | Jackson | Baseball

Hellman, a junior, went 7-for-10 with a triple, six RBI, eight runs scored, one walk and one stolen base over three games to help the Timberwolves (13-0) finish the season unbeaten. He also picked up the win on the mound in the team’s season finale May 7.

Palmer Mutcheson | Snohomish | Boys golf

Mutcheson, a freshman, earned medalist honors at two events during the week. He fired a 1-under-par 35 at Legion Golf Course on May 4 and a 2-under-par 70 at Snohomish Golf Course on May 6.

Natalie Paulson | Edmonds-Woodway | Girls tennis

Paulson, a senior, helped the Warriors secure a 4-3 victory over Shorecrest with a 6-1, 6-0 win in the No. 1 singles match.

Lucas Rios | Archbishop Murphy | Boys soccer

Rios, a senior, netted a pair of goals in the Wildcats’ 3-0 win over Cascade on May 5.

Gavin Schultz | Lakewood | Baseball

Schultz, a junior, hit a walk-off RBI double to lead Lakewood to its second victory of the season with a 5-4 win over Lake Stevens on May 5. He finished the game 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI. Both of the Cougars’ wins this season came via walk-off hits by Schultz.

Sarah Sewell | Jackson | Girls track and field

Sewell, a senior, won the 300-meter hurdles, the high jump and the long jump at the Everett School District championship meet on May 6. Her 300 hurdles time of 47.39 seconds leads all of Class 4A, according to Athletic.net.

Abigail Surowiec | Cascade | Softball

Surowiec, a sophomore, went 4-for-4 with a home run and three RBI as the Bruins beat Archbishop Murphy 14-5 on May 4.

Issey Tanimura | Shorewood | Boys golf

Tanimura, a junior, fired a 5-under-par 65 to earn medalist honors at a four-team match at Jackson Park Golf Course on May 5.

Sydney Weitkamp | Lynnwood | Softball

Weitkamp, a sophomore, had a double, a triple, two RBI and threw a complete game in the Royals’ 7-4 win over Cedarcrest on May 4. She struck out seven batters.

Ashleigh Wojcik | Glacier Peak | Softball

Wojcik, a sophomore, hit a walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Glacier Peak a 5-3 victory over rival Snohomish on May 6.

Note: The Herald’s Athlete of the Week nominees are chosen based off stats reported to the newspaper, recommendations from coaches and first-hand observations. Stats from games and recommendations for nominees can be sent to sports@heraldnet.com.

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