Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Dec. 10-16

The Athlete of the Week nominees for Dec. 10-16. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.

RaeQuan Battle

Marysville Pilchuck | Boys Basketball

Battle, a senior, scored 31 points in a 65-46 win over Lynnwood on Wednesday, then scored 43 points, grabbed 19 rebounds and hit the game-winning shot in Friday’s 55-53 victory over Edmonds-Woodway.

Nakia Boston

Lynnwood | Girls Basketball

Boston, a junior, scored 28 points in the Royals’ 66-55 victory over Everett on Friday.

Johnny Franke

Darrington | Boys Wrestling

Franke, a junior, placed third in the 195-pound weight class Saturday at the prestigious Tri-State Tournament in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Justin Limberg

Jackson | Boys Swimming

Limberg, a junior, won the 200-yard freestyle in 1 minute, 47.84 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:01.24 in a three-team meet Dec. 11 at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek. He also was part of two victorious relay teams.

David Rivera

Shorecrest | Boys Wrestling

Rivera, a senior, won the 285-pound weight class and was named the Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament on Saturday at the 2018 Lynnwood Classic. Rivera pinned his semifinal opponent in 20 seconds and his finals opponent in 24 seconds.

Paris Smith

Cascade | Girls Bowling

Smith, a senior, rolled a 236 game and a 437 series to lead the Bruins to a 3-0 win over Jackson on Thursday in a matchup of the top two teams in the conference.


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