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Lake City girls basketball player Avery Waddington voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Timberwolves guard for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Jan. 29-Feb. 3!

Congratulations to Lake City's Avery Waddington for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Jan. 29-Feb. 3!

The Montana signee can score, pass, defend ... and etch her name in the program record book, too. Waddington tied a 16-year-old school record by scoring 34 points in a win over Post Falls.

Waddington collected 50% 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. 29-Feb. 3:


Thomas Bateman, Bonners Ferry boys basketball: Tallied 38 points in a 82-33 win over TImberlake.

Liam Campbell, Owyhee boys basketball: Logged 24 points and four steals in a 70-44 win over Borah.

Kennasyn Garza, Pocatello girls basketball: Joined the 1,000 career-point club with a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds in a 56-18 district tournament rout of Century.

Russell Gibson, Eagle boys basketball: Racked up 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists in a 57-46 win over Middleton.

Avery Howell, Boise girls basketball: Netted 21 of her game-high 28 points in the second half to go with 12 rebounds for her 14th double-double of the season in a 58-47 win over Owyhee in the semifinals of the Class 5A District III Tournament.

Payton Knudson, Centennial boys basketball: Tallied 26 points on 6-of-7 shooting from 3-point range in a 73-68 win over Mountain View.

Emmett Palan, Camas County boys basketball: Notched a double-double of 24 points and 11 rebounds in a 59-56 win over No. 4 Butte County.

Marlee Pieper, Blackfoot girls basketball: Recorded a season-high 32 points in a 72-66 district tournament win over Skyline.

Kylie Schumacher, Prairie girls basketball: Had more rebounds than the opposing team’s point total with a double-double of 24 points and 10 boards in a 76-8 win over Clearwater Valley.