The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month.

The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month.

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month for April

Below are the candidates for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month for April. They were the winners of the five athlete-of-the-week polls during the month. The balloting for the athlete of the month closes at midnight Sunday.

Kale Hammer | Snohomish | Baseball

Hammer, a sophomore, went 2-for-3 with a home run, triple and three RBI, and also struck out seven batters in three hitless innings of relief as Snohomish beat Archbishop Murphy 7-1 on April 7. He won The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for April 5-11 by claiming 299 of 1,318 (22.7%) votes.

Alex Hristov | Kamiak | Boys soccer

Hristov, a senior, scored two goals in the Knights’ 4-3 victory over Monroe on April 13. He also scored a goal and added an assist in Kamiak’s 3-0 win over Meadowdale on April 16. He won The Herald’s Athlete of the Week poll for April 12-18 by claiming 1,592 of the 4,467 (35.6%) votes.

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, in the circle 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.

Alexis Slater | Mariner | Softball

Slater, a junior, needed just three games to record 51 strikeouts as she helped the Marauders to a perfect 3-0 mark during the week. Slater’s most dominant performance came in a two-hit shutout against Lynnwood on April 21 when she struck out 21 batters. She won The Herald’s Athlete of the Week voting for April 19-25 by claiming 604 of 2,400 (25.2%) votes.

James Yoon | Jackson | Football

Yoon, a junior, drilled a 44-yard game-winning field goal as time expired to give the Timberwolves their first win since Oct. 26, 2018 with a 36-34 victory over Everett. He won The Herald’s Athlete of the Week poll for March 29-April 4 by claiming 613 of 2,136 (28.7%) votes.

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