The Athlete of the Week nominees for Dec. 23-29. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page. Each weekly winner will be included in an Athlete of the Month poll.
Fatoumata Jaiteh | Meadowdale | Girls Basketball
Jaiteh, a junior, scored a team-high 16 points as the Mavericks topped Lincoln 67-60 Saturday at the Top of the Peak Tournament at Glacier Peak High School.
Lucas Reuwsaat | Darrington | Boys Wrestling
Reuwsaat, a senior, won all four of his matches by pin Saturday on his way to a 170-pound championship at The Rock Tournament at Vashon Island High School.
Jaylen Searles | Jackson | Boys Basketball
Searles, a senior, scored a game-high 28 points and added nine rebounds in the Timberwolves’ 59-52 victory over Bothell on Saturday at the Bothell Holiday Tournament.
James Storhow, Monroe | Boys Basketball
Storhow, a senior, scored a team-high 24 points in the Bearcats’ 66-61 victory over two-time defending Oregon Class 3A state champion De La Salle on Saturday.
Sam Sylliaasen | Granite Falls | Boys Basketball
Sylliaasen, a senior, scored 15 of his team-high 21 points in the second half Friday in the Tigers’ 52-47 win over Port Townsend. Sylliaasen added 15 rebounds for a double-double.
Colton Walsh | Meadowdale | Boys Basketball
Walsh, a senior, scored 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds Friday in the Mavericks’ 72-60 home win over Bremerton.