Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Dec. 17-23

The Athlete of the Week nominees for Dec. 17-23. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.

Lela Early

Cascade | Girls Bowling

Early bowled a 156 game and a 294 series to lead the Bruins to a 3-0 victory over Everett in a Wesco match Dec. 17 at Evergreen Lanes in Everett.

Nathan Fleischmann

Lake Stevens | Boys Swimming

Fleischmann won the 200-yard individual medley and the 100 butterfly to lead the visiting Vikings to a 131-52 win over Everett on Dec. 18 at Forest Park Pool. Fleischmann also was part of two first-place relay teams.

RJ Fry

Mariner | Boys Wrestling

Fry, a senior, won his 160-pound match with a pin Dec. 18. His match was the last of the night and secured the Marauders’ 45-36 victory over Glacier Peak.

Malakhi Knight

Marysville Getchell | Boys Basketball

Knight, a sophomore, nearly posted a triple-double, scoring a school-record 33 points to go along with nine rebounds and eight assists in the Chargers’ 73-62 victory over Meadowdale on Friday.

Sydney VanNess

Shorecrest | Girls Basketball

VanNess, a junior, scored 22 points, including a 3-point field goal at the buzzer that lifted the Scots to a 48-45 win over Snohomish in a Wesco 3A game Dec. 18.

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