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Skyline girls basketball player Shay Shippen voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Grizzlies' do-everything junior for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Jan 1-Jan. 6!

Congratulations to Skyline guard Shay Shippen for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Jan. 1-Jan. 6!

When it's all said and done, Shippen might own quite a few school records. She bagged her third one - career assists mark in her 65th game in a victory over Blackfoot (she also had a double-double of 23 points, 11 rebounds). Later in the week, Shippen had 26 points, 11 rebounds and five assists in a win over Hillcrest. She is already the program's all-time leading scorer.

Shippen collected 58.5% of the overall vote.

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

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Jan. 1-Jan. 6:


Taren Bateman, Bonners Ferry boys basketball: Hit seven 3-pointers and scored 36 points in a 72-59 win over Lakeside.

Brooklyn Brennan, Post Falls girls basketball: Tallied 25 points, five assists and three steals in a 51-41 win over Lewiston.

Paige Cofer, Eagle girls basketball: Netted 25 points in a 63-62 double-overtime win over No. 4 Rocky Mountain.

Carson Exferd, Nampa boys wrestling: The Wisconsin commit edged Century’s Kolter Burton, an Oklahoma State commit, 3-2, in the 138-pound final to win his second Rollie Lane Invitational title.

CJ Latta, Minico girls basketball: Scored more points than the entire opposing team - 39 points - in a 65-33 win over Burley.

Abby Lusk, Pocatello girls basketball: Notched a double-double of 25 points and 16 rebounds in a 71-37 rout of Preston.

Matthew Martino, Bishop Kelly boys wrestling: Claimed his third consecutive Rollie Lane Invitational championship with a first-round pin over Joseph Downing, of Redmond (OR.), in the 145-pound final.

Emmett Palan, Camas County boys basketball: Totaled 31 points to lead the Mushers in knocking off previously unbeaten Garden Valley, 78-61.

Jadon Skellenger, Bishop Kelly boys wrestling: Placed fourth at 160 pounds at the nationally-renowned Doc Buchanan Invitational in Clovis (CA.).