Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Oct. 24-30

The Athlete of the Week nominees for Oct. 24-30. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced with next week’s poll and in Nov. 1’s paper.

Last week’s winner

Marysville Pilchuck's Joseph Davis (22) is tackled by Edmonds-Woodway's Killian Chappell after a long run during a game on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at Marysville Pilchuck High School. (John Gardner/Pro Action Image)

Joseph Davis | Marysville Pilchuck | Football

Davis, a sophomore, ran for 175 and three touchdowns to help the Tomahawks beat Mount Vernon 31-17 on Oct. 21. He won The Herald’s Athlete of the Week poll for Oct. 17-23 by claiming 409 (32.2%) of 1,271 votes.

This week’s nominees

Barrett Anderson | Stanwood | Volleyball

Anderson, a senior, piled up 20 kills and 13 digs in Stanwood’s 3-1 win over Marysville Pilchuck on Oct. 27.

Russell Anderson | Edmonds-Woodway | Boys Tennis

Anderson, a senior, topped younger brother Steven Anderson 7-6(7-2), 7-5 to earn the Class 3A District 1 singles title Oct. 27. Russell also defeated previously unbeaten Snohomish standout Cade Strickland 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals.

Jacoby Falor | Arlington | Football

Falor, a junior, tossed four touchdown passes as Arlington beat Shorewood 30-7 on Oct. 29 to earn a Week 10 playoff berth. Falor finished with 201 yards passing and added another 72 yards on the ground.

Paige Gerrard | Snohomish | Girls Cross Country

Gerrard, a junior, claimed her second consecutive Class 3A District 1 title on Oct. 29 at Lakewood High School. She finished the 5,000-meter course more than 40 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor with a season-best time of 18 minutes, 25.3 seconds.

Blake Gettmann and Murray Falkin | Shorewood | Boys Tennis

Gettmann and Falkin, both seniors, defeated Edmonds-Woodway’s Grant Oliver and Nalu Akiona 6-1, 7-5 to secure the Class 3A District 1 doubles title Oct. 27. It’s the second consecutive district doubles title for Gettmann.

Elizabeth Plitnik | Kamiak | Girls Soccer

Plitnik, a junior, scored a pair of goals to help Kamiak edge Lake Stevens 4-3 on Oct. 25.

Luke Schmidt | Shorecrest | Boys Cross Country

Schmidt, a senior, won the Class 3A District 1 title on Oct. 29 at Lakewood High School. He finished the 5,000-meter course in 15 minutes, 34.5 seconds.

Jersey Walker | Arlington | Girls Soccer

Walker, a sophomore, netted a hat trick as Arlington downed Edmonds-Woodway 3-0 on Oct. 25.

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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 sports@heraldnet.com. Nominations for each week must be received by noon on Monday.

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