The Athlete of the Week nominees for Oct. 22-28. Voting closes at midnight Friday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.
Edmonds-Woodway | Football
Cherry, a senior, rushed for 305 yards and five touchdowns on 25 carries and scored on an 80-yard kickoff return in the Warriors’ 59-47 loss to Marysville Pilchuck on Thursday.
Stanwood | Football
Holm, a senior quarterback, accounted for six touchdowns — four rushing and two passing — in the Spartans’ 60-14 victory over Lynnwood on Thursday.
Stanwood | Volleyball
Martinka, a senior, collected 25 kills, 20 digs and seven service aces in the Spartans’ 3-2 win over Everett on Oct. 22.
Ben Nichols and Ben Spores
Arlington | Boys Tennis
Spores, a senior, and Nichols, a junior, placed third in the 3A Northwest District Tournament to clinch a berth in next spring’s state tournament. According to Eagles coach Ben Mendro, they are the first boys tennis players from Arlington to qualify for state.
Snohomish | Girls Soccer
Nichols, a sophomore, scored both of the Panthers’ goals in a 2-1 win over Stanwood on Saturday in the opening round of the 3A Northwest District Tournament.
Edmonds-Woodway | Boys Cross Country
Peraza, a senior, turned in the fastest time among the boys Saturday at Northwest District Championships in Langley. Smith placed first in the Class 3A race, covering the 5,000-meter course in 16 minutes, 7.87 seconds.
King’s | Girls Cross Country
Smith, a junior, turned in the fastest time among the girls Saturday at Northwest District Championships in Langley. Smith won the Class 1A race, covering the 5,000-meter course in 18:16.05.