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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week (10/2/2023)?

Read through the candidates and cast your vote

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 25-Sept. 30 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday, Oct. 9th. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.


Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll are intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes who receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.


Kofi Appiah, Mullan football: Totaled 212 rushing yards and five touchdowns in a 54-32 win over Lakeside.

Noah Burnham, Eagle football: Piled up 199 yards and four touchdowns on just 15 carries in a 40-21 win over second-ranked Boise.

Dillon Fine, Homedale football: Only missed on two passes for 270 yards and four touchdowns in a 48-0 shutout of Payette.

Paxti Franks, Middleton football: Galloped for 138 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-20 win over Timberline.

Trevor Garus, Capital boys golf: Became the first golfer in 21 years to win three consecutive Class 5A District III championships with a 3-under 68 at Purple Sage Golf Course.

Lachlan May, Coeur d’Alene boys cross country: Came within a whisker of putting down a sub 15-minute time - 15:00.4 - at the "Battle for the 509" meet. It is the fastest 5K time in the state.

Henry Nelson, Mountain View football: Threw for 249 yards and three touchdowns in his first career varsity start in a 52-15 win over Kuna.

Audrey Orme, Boise girls cross country: Recorded the fastest time in the state at 17:44 in her fourth place finish at the national Nike Annual Twilight XC Invitational.

Kyler Robinson, Oakley football: Racked up 398 passing yards and seven total touchdowns, including five through the air, and even an interception on defense in a 60-38 win over Lighthouse Christian.

Brecken Searle, Rigby football: Hauled in seven catches for 175 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-21 win over Skyline.