Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Sept. 2-8

The Prep Athlete of the Week nominees for Sept 2-8. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page in The Herald.

David Hyun and Ethan Thong | Jackson | Tennis

Hyun, a junior, and Thong, a senior, rallied from a first-set loss to win their No. 1 doubles match 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 Saturday to help the Timberwolves beat North Creek 4-3 in their season opener.

Tanner Jellison | Lake Stevens | Football

Jellison, a junior, completed 18 of 21 passes for 298 yards and three touchdowns Friday in his first varsity start. He helped lead the Vikings to a 55-0 rout of Ferndale.

Jacob Kramer | Arlington | Football

Kramer, a sophomore, ran for 203 yards and two TDs on 25 carries in the Eagles’ 35-7 victory over Mariner on Friday.

Davanta Murphy-McMillan | Cascade | Football

Murphy-McMillan, a senior, rushed for 334 yards and six touchdowns on 20 carries in the Bruins’ 49-14 victory over Everett on Friday.

Isaac Ortega | Stanwood | Football

Ortega, a junior, had a 93-yard touchdown run and finished with 116 yards on five carries Friday in the Spartans’ 40-7 victory over Jackson. He also caught four passes for 46 yards and a TD, and recorded an interception on defense.

Spencer Osborn | Shorewood | Football

Osborn, a senior, rushed for 114 yards and two TDs on nine carries in the Thunderbirds’ 42-14 win over Granite Falls on Friday. He also threw a TD pass and added a 37-yard interception return for a TD.

Blake Rybar | Monroe | Football

Rybar, a senior, totaled 236 yards and scored five TDs on Friday in the Bearcats’ 42-41 overtime win over Eastlake. He rushed for 166 yards and four TDs on 27 carries, and added 70 yards and a TD on eight receptions.

Jared Taylor | Lakewood | Football

Taylor, a senior, accounted for 407 total yards and five touchdowns in the Cougars’ 42-14 victory over King’s on Friday. The dual-threat quarterback threw for 222 yards and two TDs, and ran for 185 yards and three TDs on 12 carries.


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