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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week (11/20/2023)?

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. 13-Nov. 18 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. 27th. 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.



Tate Cutler, Sugar-Salem football: Logged 212 rushing yards and four total touchdowns, including 155 yards and two scores on the ground via just eight carries, in a 63-27 rout of Teton in the Class 3A state title game.

Lincoln Henderson, West Side football: Racked up 162 all-purpose yards, including 89 rushing yards on just eight carries, and a pair of touchdowns in a 41-13 win over Declo in the Class 2A state title game.

Drew Hymas, Highland football: Combined for 426 yards of offense and four total touchdowns, including the game-winner on a 47-yard run, in a 35-28 win over Coeur d’Alene in the Class 5A state championship game.

Jace Judy, Hillcrest football: Notched eight catches for 133 yards and a touchdown in a 29-26 loss to Bishop Kelly in the Class 4A state championship game.

Ty Koepp, Kendrick football: Threw for 376 yards and totaled six touchdowns, including four passing, in a 68-0 shutout of Camas County in the Class 1A (D2) state championship game.

Peter Minnaert, Bishop Kelly football: Galloped for 138 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries in a 29-26 win over Hillcrest in the Class 4A state final.

Bry Severe, Oakley football: Tallied 147 receiving yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for another 85 yards on the ground in a 58-44 loss to Butte County in the Class 1A (D1) state title game.

Avery Waddington, Lake City girls basketball: Hit a 3-pointer with 38.5 seconds remaining before blocking a late shot to seal a 49-43 win over Boise to go along with her 14 points.

Brody Westegard, Butte County football: Recorded 271 yards of offense and five total touchdowns, including returning a fumble recovery 90 yards for a score in ending Oakley’s three-year title reign with a 58-44 win in the Class 1A (D1) title game.

Kai Wheeler, Coeur d’Alene football: Hauled in four passes for 137 yards, including an 84-yard touchdown catch on the Vikings’ first play of the game, in a 35-28 loss to Highland in the Class 5A final.