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

Below are the candidates for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month for November. They were the winners of the three athlete-of-the-week polls during the month. The balloting for the athlete of the month closes at midnight Wednesday, Dec. 8.

Nominees

Ellina Powell | Jackson | Volleyball

Powell, a senior, had 23 assists, 21 digs and 14 kills and she helped the Timberwolves secure a 25-14, 11-25, 26-25, 25-16 victory over Issaquah in the Class 4A Wes-King Bi-District Tournament. The win clinched a state tournament berth for Jackson. She won The Herald’s Athlete of the Week voting for Nov. 8-14 with 433 (27.3%) of 1,586 votes.

Leah Wierschke | Jackson | Girls swim & dive

Wierschke, a senior, won the diving competition at the Class 4A District 1 championship meet on Nov. 6. She finished with an 11-dive score of 391.8 points to beat out two other state qualifiers. She won The Herald’s Athlete of the Week voting for Nov. 1-7 by claiming 893 (31.7%) of 2,816 votes.

Allie Williams | Archbishop Murphy | Girls soccer

Williams, a senior, delivered a shutout with four saves in front of the net to help the Wildcats secure a Class 2A state title with a 2-0 win over Hockinson on Nov. 20. She won The Herald’s Athlete of the Week voting for Nov. 15-21 with 496 (62.2%) of 798 votes.

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