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

Below are the candidates for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month for February 2020. They were the winners of the athlete-of-the-week polls conducted during the month. The balloting for the athlete of the month closes at midnight Monday.

Tucker Molina | Glacier Peak | Boys Basketball (Jan. 27-Feb. 2)

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 on Jan. 27 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.

Ella Sylvester | Everett | Girls Basketball (Feb. 3-9)

Sylvester, a sophomore guard, scored a game-high 29 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, as the Seagulls beat Stanwood 56-48 in a Wesco 3A-2A contest Feb. 4.

Jaxson Smith | Lake Stevens | Boys Basketball (Feb. 10-16)

Smith, a senior forward, scored 28 points on Feb. 11, including four 3-pointers, to help the Vikings beat Kamiak 81-72 on Senior Night.

Jesse Hoiby | Jackson | Boys Basketball (Feb. 17-23, tie)

Hoiby, a senior point guard, scored a season-high 24 points and added four steals Feb. 20 in the Timberwolves’ 56-50 victory over Woodinville in a winner-to-state, loser-out 4A Wes-King Bi-District Tournament game.

Allison DeBerry | Arlington | Girls Basketball (Feb. 17-23, tie)

DeBerry, a senior guard, scored 11 points off the bench, including a buzzer-beating jumper to end the third quarter, as the Eagles clinched a 3A state regional berth with a 55-46 win over Ferndale on Feb. 18 in a Class 3A Northwest District Tournament semifinal.

Luke Dobler | Marysville Pilchuck | Boys Basketball (Feb. 24-March 1)

Dobler, a senior, scored a team-high 27 points — including three clutch free throws with 8.5 seconds remaining to force overtime — in the Tomahawks’ 81-71 loss to Kamiakin on Feb. 29 in a Class 3A state regional playoff game.


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