The Athlete of the Week nominees for Jan. 3-9. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced with the next poll and in next Tuesday’s paper. Each weekly winner will be included in an Athlete of the Month poll.
Last week’s winner
Isaiah White | Everett | Boys Basketball
White, a sophomore, scored 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds in Everett’s 61-51 loss to Dimond (Anchorage, Alaska). He also chipped in 13 points in a loss to 1A powerhouse King’s on Dec. 29. He won the Athlete of the Week voting for the week of Dec. 27-Jan.2 by claiming 887 (45.1%) of 1,966 votes.
This week’s nominees
Bobby Siebers | Glacier Peak | Boys Basketball
Siebers, a senior, set a school record with 36 points and tied the school record with eight 3-pointers in a 78-52 win over Cedar Park Christian on Jan. 5. Siebers added 19 points in a 74-69 win over Federal Way on Jan. 6.
Devin Gilbert | Cascade | Boys Basketball
Gilbert, a junior, scored 27 points and added 12 rebounds, three steals and two blocks as Cascade beat Lynnwood 75-70 on Jan. 7 for its first win of the season.
Jordan Leith | Meadowdale | Girls Basketball
Leith, a junior, scored a game-high 17 points and hit two clutch free throws late to lift Meadowdale to a 41-38 win over Shorewood on Jan. 4.
Gil Mossburg | Glacier Peak | Boys Wrestling
Mossburg, a sophomore, beat Stanwood’s Keaton Mayernik 5-3 in the 138-pound championship match and helped Glacier Peak to a first-place team finish at the Snohomish Panther Classic wrestling tournament on Jan. 8.
Tyler Fouts | Lake Stevens | Boys Wrestling
Fouts, a senior, beat Ferndale’s Andrew Finsrud by technical fall in the 152-pound championship match and helped Lake Stevens to a first-place finish at the Everett Classic wrestling tournament on Jan. 8. Fouts won his first three matches by pin before rolling to a 17-0 victory in the final.
Juju Kilroy | Marysville Pilchuck | Girls Wrestling
Kilroy, a junior, pinned Oak Harbor’s Kayla Bodenhafevr in 25 seconds in their 135-pound match and helped Marysville to a 54-30 win on Jan. 6.
DJ Trout | Lake Stevens | Boys Swimming
Trout, a senior, won the 200-yard freestyle and the 100 freestyle, and was a member of winning teams in the 200 freestyle relay and the 400 freestyle relay in Lake Stevens’ 146-37 win over Cascade on Jan. 6.
Oliver Holod | Kamiak | Boys Swimming
Holod, a junior, won the 50-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly, and was a member of winning teams in the 200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay in Kamiak’s 111-62 win over Lynnwood on Jan. 6.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.