The Athlete of the Week nominees for Aug. 30-Sept. 4. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced with next week’s poll and in Tuesday, Sept. 14’s paper. Each weekly winner will be included in an Athlete of the Month poll.
Elyse Baker | Lake Stevens | Girls Soccer
Baker, a senior, recorded a hat trick in the Vikings’ season opening 5-1 victory over Lincoln (Seattle) on Sept. 4.
Derek Feltner | Sultan | Football
Feltner, a sophomore, ran for 267 yards and five touchdowns on just 14 carries as the Turks claimed a 50-42 comeback win over Evergreen (Seattle) on Sept. 3. Feltner scored on runs of 66, 53, 17, 47 and 53 yards.
Reece Nelson | Jackson | Volleyball
Nelson, a junior, recorded 18 digs and 13 kills as the Timberwolves won in straight sets against Archbishop Murphy on Sept. 3.
Trent Nobach | Arlington | Football
Nobach, a senior, completed 22-of-28 passes for 308 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Eagles to a 35-7 victory over Edmonds-Woodway on Sept. 3.
Cartez Williams | Mariner | Football
Williams, a junior, ran for two touchdowns, caught a 49-yard TD pass and returned a punt 66 yards for a score in the Marauders 47-14 victory over Lynnwood on Sept. 3. He rushed for 171 yards on 20 carries.
JuJu Williams | Everett | Football
Williams, a senior, racked up 283 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries in the Seagulls’ 59-7 win over Bellingham on Sept. 3.
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 email@example.com.