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Sandpoint girls basketball player Karlie Banks voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Bulldogs' wing player for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Jan 15-Jan. 20!

Congratulations to Sandpoint's Karlie Banks for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Jan. 15-Jan. 20!

It's been a big month of production for the all-4A Inland Empire League senior, who was the second-half catalyst by tallying 21 of her game-high 33 points after halftime in a 53-50 win over Lakeland. She also had nine rebounds, four steals, and three blocks in the game. She also had back-to-back games of 37 points in wins over Bonners Ferry and Moscow earlier in the month.

Banks collected 62.7% of the overall vote.

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Jan. 15-Jan. 20:


Broden Anthony, Kimberly boys basketball: Tallied 29 points to lead the third-ranked Bulldogs to a 73-40 shellacking of Mountain Home for their eighth consecutive win.

Kambree Barber, Rigby girls basketball: Notched a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds in a 79-36 win over Thunder Ridge.

Brinley Cannon, Shelley girls basketball: Tallied a game-high 26 points, including the game-winning jumper with 20 seconds remaining, to keep the top-ranked Russets’ undefeated with a 58-57 win over Blackfoot.

Brooklyn Dayley, Melba girls basketball: Racked up 26 points, seven assists and three steals to eclipse 1,000 career points in a 60-46 win over No. 3 Cole Valley Christian.

Avery Howell, Boise girls basketball: Recorded a double-double of 37 points on 70% shooting from the field, including 5-of-9 from 3-point range, and 10 rebounds in a 64-50 win over Owyhee.

Mack Mauger, Blackfoot boys wrestling: The 126-pound senior claimed his fourth consecutive Tiger-Grizz Invitational championship.

Gage Ontiveros, Pocatello boys basketball: Logged a game-high 30 points on 14-of-15 shooting to go with five rebounds, three assists and a pair of blocks in an 80-57 win over rival Highland.

Ashler Williams, Bonners Ferry boys basketball: Netted 25 of his game-high 30 points in the first half during an 84-45 win over Timberlake.

Kase Wynott, Lapwai boys basketball: Ten days after setting a new career-high with 57 points in a big triple-double against Logos, the Utah State-bound guard was even better against Genesee - a state-record 68 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists.