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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week (11/13/2023)?

Read through the candidates and cast your vote!

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 6-Nov. 11 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. 20th. 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.



Max Cervi-Skinner, Coeur d’Alene boys cross country: Placed 10th overall to lead the North Idaho cross country team in winning the NXR Northwest Regional Championships to become the first-ever Idaho boys team to advance to Nike Cross Country Nationals.

Avery Howell, Boise girls basketball: Tallied 19 points, six rebounds, six steals and five assists in a 53-24 rout of last year’s Class 5A runner up Rocky Mountain.

Ty Koepp, Kendrick football: Went 11-of-16 for 398 yards and seven touchdowns in a 88-20 Class 1A (D2) semifinal win over Hagerman.

Jack Nelson, Teton football: Completed 15-of-21 passes for 153 yards and three touchdowns, while adding another 83 and two scores on the ground, including a 25-yard run with 12 seconds remaining to give the Timberwolves a 49-42 Class 3A state semifinal win over Homedale.

Markus Powers, Bishop Kelly football: Linebacker was responsible for two of the five turnovers with a pair of interceptions, including the final one to seal a 28-18 Class 4A semifinal win over Pocatello.

Nelah Roberts, Skyline girls cross country: Crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 19.3 seconds for a fourth-place finish at the NXR Northwest Regional Championships to qualify for the Nike Cross Country Nationals for the second consecutive year.

Bry Severe, Oakley football: Piled up 237 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns on 26 carries in a 50-20 Class 1A (D1) semifinal win over Grace.

Troy Smith, Camas County football: Racked up 341 yards of total offense, four touchdowns, 11 tackles and a sack during a 67-18 rout of Rockland in a Class 1A (D2) semifinal game.

Mattie Thacker, Grangeville girls basketball: Recorded a double-double of 12 points and 13 blocks to go with four steals in a 65-56 win over reigning Class 2A champion Melba.

Brody Westergard, Butte County football: Wide receiver ran, caught and threw a touchdown for a combined seven scores in a 60-26 Class 1A (D1) semifinal win over Logos.