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Congratulations to Idaho Falls senior Nate Rose for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Baseball Player of the Week for April 12-18!

The senior had a great week against Madison including 4 steals, 5 RBIs, HR, triple, and received the pitching win with 8 Ks and gave up one earned run.

Rose received47.55% of the vote, beating out Idaho Falls' Jaxon Sorenson, who finished with 33.93%. Highland's Jaxon Christensen finished third with 10.39% and North Fremont's Hank Richardson was fourth with 7.44%. There were over 22,000 votes tallied this week! 

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Player of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of April 12-18:

Barrett Abendroth, Moscow: Abendroth went 3-for-4 to lead Moscow to a 6-5 win over Coeur d’Alene.

Jaxon Christensen, Highland: Christensen spun a four-hitter over five innings, striking out 10 in an 11-0 win over Rigby. 

Jack Johnson, Genesee: Johnson roped three hits – including a home run – to lead Genesee to a doubleheader sweep of Potlatch.

Cruz Hepburn, Lewiston: Hepburn belted four hits – including two doubles – to help lead Lewiston to a doubleheader sweep of Lake City.

Trey Olson, Skyline: Olson went 4-for-6 to help lead Skyline to an 18-16 win over Blackfoot.

Thomas Reynolds, Grangeville: Reynolds blasted two home runs and finished with four hits to lead Grangeville to a doubleheader sweep of St. Maries.

Hank Richardson, North Fremont: Richardson led North Fremont to a doubleheader sweep of Rockland with his arm and his bat. Richardson picked up the win on the mound in a 9-0 shutout in Game 1 and blasted a homer in a 10-5 victory in Game 2.

Jaxon Sorensen, Idaho Falls: Sorensen went 3-for-6 and scored five runs to help lead Idaho Falls to an 18-6 win over Madison.

Kenny Wells, Timberlake: Wells went 6-for-8 with four RBIs to lead Timberlake to a doubleheader sweep off Priest River.

Ben Zarate, Hillcrest: Zarate threw a complete-game two-hitter with 12 strikeouts to lead Hillcrest to a 9-1 win over Shelley.