The Athlete of the Week nominees for Feb. 10-16. 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.
Bol Brothers | Edmonds-Woodway | Boys Basketball
Mutdung Bol, a senior guard, and Nuer Bol, a junior guard, combined for 41 points in the Warriors’ 68-51 victory over Cedarcrest on Feb. 10. Mutdung recorded a triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Nuer scored 22 points and added six rebounds and two blocks.
Ellie Jackson | Marysville Getchell | Girls Basketball
Jackson, a freshman guard, scored a team-high 26 points — including eight 3-pointers — as the Chargers beat Lynnwood 55-40 Wednesday in a 3A Northwest District Tournament play-in game.
Matthew King | Glacier Peak | Boys Swimming
King, a senior, won the 50-yard freestyle and the 100 freestyle in record times Saturday at the 4A Northwest District Meet in Snohomish. He posted automatic All-American times in both events. The University of Alabama recruit won the 50 freestyle in 20.02 seconds, which was 0.79 seconds faster than his 2018 district record. He won the 100 freestyle in 44.06 seconds, which was more than two seconds faster than his 2018 record time.
Muhammed Kinteh | Mountlake Terrace | Boys Basketball
Kinteh, a junior forward, drained a game-winning 3-point shot at the buzzer Saturday to propel the Hawks to a 51-50 victory over Anacortes in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A Northwest/Sea-King Bi-District Tournament.
Dylan Owen | Glacier Peak | Boys Wrestling
Owen, a 170-pound senior, won the Class 4A Region 1 Tournament in his home gym Saturday, pinning Lake Stevens’ Sean Sanchez in three minutes in a rematch of last weekend’s sub-regional final. All three of Owen’s victories in the regional came via pin.
Taylor Reed | Archbishop Murphy | Girls Basketball
Reed, a sophomore, scored 14 of her game-high 21 points in the second half as Archbishop Murphy outscored Sehome 31-20 over the game’s final 16 minutes to secure a 56-42 win Friday in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A Northwest/Sea-King Bi-District Tournament. Reed also scored 20 points in Murphy’s 42-39 Wesco 3A/2A home victory over Meadowdale on Feb. 10.
Alex Rapelje | Edmonds-Woodway | Boys Wrestling
Rapelje, a sophomore ranked third at 138 pounds by Washington Wrestling Report, earned a 7-2 decision over Prairie’s Jason Wilcox, ranked second, to claim the 138-pound title Saturday at the 3A Region 2 Tournament.
Jaxson Smith | Lake Stevens | Boys Basketball
Smith, a senior forward, scored 28 points on Feb. 11, including four 3-pointers, to help the Vikings beat Kamiak 81-72 on Senior Night.
Alivia White | Marysville Pilchuck | Girls Wrestling
White, a freshman, won three matches by pin Saturday on her way to the 190-pound title at the Girls Region 1 Tournament at Sedro-Woolley High School.