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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week (3/4/2024)?

Read through the candidates and cast your vote!

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Feb. 26-March 2 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, March 11th. 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.



Julian Bowie, Pocatello boys basketball: Logged a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds, including 16 points in the fourth quarter after suffering a hip injury, in a 73-67 win over Hillcrest in the Class 4A state championship game.

Drey Contreras, Pocatello boys basketball: Recorded a team-high 22 points and seven rebounds with his grandpa in the hospital in a 73-67 win over Hillcrest in the Class 4A state championship game.

Isaac Davis, Hillcrest boys basketball: Put up a double-double average of 23.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game as the Knights just fell short of a three-peat in the Class 4A state tournament.

Kaiden Hastings, Teton boys basketball: Recorded a game-high 22 points, including four 3-pointers in a stunning 66-59 state semifinal upset over No. 1 Snake River.

Tyson Hughes, Ambrose boys basketball: Came up one rebound short of a double-double with a game-high 19 points and 9 rebounds in the Archers’ 46-43 win over Cole Valley Christian in the Class 2A state final.

Alex Ko, Timberline boys basketball: Drained a 3-pointer with six seconds remaining in overtime to finish with a team-high 19 points to send the Timberwolves to their first state championship game in 24 years in a 60-58 semifinal win over Coeur d’Alene.

Jackson Rasmussen, Owyhee boys basketball: Averaged 18.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game to lead the Storm to their second Class 5A state championship over the last three seasons.

Tristen Smith, Camas County boys basketball: Notched a game-high 18 points to lead the Mushes in a 56-42 win over Kendrick in the Class 1A DII state title game for the first championship in 50 years.

Asher Williams, Bonners Ferry boys basketball: Racked up a 26-point per game average at the Class 3A state tournament to lead the Badgers to their first-ever championship.

Kase Wynott, Lapwai boys basketball: Finished just three points short of tying the classification single-game scoring record with 46 points to go with nine rebounds in a 67-54 win over Lakeside for the third Class 1A Division I state championship over the past four seasons.