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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week (11/06/2023)?

Read through the candidates and cast your vote!

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 30-Nov. 4 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, Nov. 13th. 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.



Thomas Heusevedlt, Teton football: Recorded passing, running and receiving touchdowns to go with 14 catches for 130 yards in a 41-28 state quarterfinal win over Buhl.

Zeke Martinez, Meridian football: Completed 21-of-25 for 241 yards while running for a touchdown and the game-winning two-point conversion in a 24-23 state quarterfinal win over Mountain View.

Makenda Mamola, Lakeland girls swimming: Set classification records in her state title wins in both the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.17) and the 500 freestyle (5:07.6).

Peter Minnaert, Bishop Kelly football: Piled up 175 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries in a 28-7 quarterfinal win against Emmett.

Amani Morel, Skyline football: Amassed 165 yards and five touchdowns on 15 carries in a 44-20 state quarterfinal win over Twin Falls.

Jackson Riddle, Highland football: Racked up a season-high 203 rushing yards and two touchdowns, including a 75-yard run, in a 28-10 state quarterfinal win over Owyhee.

Sadie Schaffer, Skyview girls swimming: Brought home a pair of state championships in the 100 freestyle (53.45) and the 200 individual medley (2:12.14).

Malyn “Tillie” Sobek, Lake City girls swimming: Captured three gold medals in the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.35), 500 freestyle (5:17.23) and the 200 relay (1:41.26) to anchor the Timberwolves to a third consecutive state championship.

Shae Stratton, Bishop Kelly boys swimming: Won four gold medals in the 100-yard backstroke (49.90), 200 individual medley (1:54.63), 200 medley relay (1:37.76) and 400 freestyle (3:13.74) to lead the Knights to a fourth consecutive team title.

Hunter Taylor, Kendrick football: Wide receiver tallied three touchdowns and 186 all-purpose yards, including a 70-yard punt return for a score in a 90-0 rout of Dietrich.