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Shelley girls basketball player Brinley Cannon voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Russets' MVP for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Feb. 12-Feb. 17!

Congratulations to Shelley's Brinley Cannon for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Feb. 12-17!

What more can an athlete accomplish in one season? This BYU signee was exemplary all winter, leading Shelley to an undefeated season (25-0) - and coming up big in the Class 4A title game with 23 points and 11 rebounds in a 59-49 victory. It was the Russets' first state title since 2008 - and first one in this classification.

Cannon collected 52.1% of the overall vote, nudging out Grace's Sydney Smith, who totaled 47.1%.

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Feb. 12-Feb. 17:


Ryker Apple, Middleton boys basketball: Put up a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds to go with three assists in a 58-49 Class 5A District III first-round upset of No. 4 Meridian.

Julian Bowie, Pocatello boys basketball: Racked up 21 points and seven rebounds on really one leg as the Thunder downed No. 2 Preston, 66-61, in a Class 4A District V Tournament game.

Kaden Bullock, Marsh Valley boys basketball: Totaled up a game-high 32 points on 10-of-13 shooting in a 67-52 win over American Falls in a Class 3A District V Tournament elimination game.

Kolter Burton, Century boys wrestling: Won his fourth consecutive district championship and did so with his second school with a 26-second pin of Preston’s Dustin Pearce in the Class 4A District V 138-pound final.

Teagan Colvin, Coeur d’Alene girls basketball: Averaged nearly 27.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game to lead the Vikings to back-to-back Class 5A state titles -and 11th overall - after a 58-49 win over Lake City.

Rylie Edlefsen, Snake River girls basketball: Logged a game-high 23 points and six assists while still dealing with a fracture in her right shooting hand to lead Panthers in going back-to-back with 3A titles for first time with win over Teton.

Avery Howell, Boise girls basketball: Averaged a double-double for the state tournament with nearly 29 points and 13 rebounds per game to lead the Brave in taking home their fifth consecutive state trophy with a third-place finish at state.

Jackson Rasmussen, Owyhee boys basketball: Totaled double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds to go with four blocks and three assists during a 65-38 win over Centennial in semifinals of the Class 5A District III tournament.

Sydney Smith, Grace girls basketball: Notched double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds as Grizzlies beat Lapwai, 47-40, in the Class 1A Division I final for the second state championship in program history.