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Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Feb. 14-20 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, Feb. 28. 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 is 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 that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

Shay Shippen, Skyline Girls Basketball: The freshman scored 62 points in the state tournament, including 25 points and had 8 rebounds in the 4A state championship loss to Burley. Shippen finished the season with 563 points, the most ever for a freshman in Idaho, and set a new record for points scored in the state tournament by a freshman. 

Ashley Banks, Boise Girls Basketball: Banks very nearly anchored the Brave to their first state title since 2005 by averaging 13.3 points and 6.7 boards during the 5A State Tournament.

Ember Farr, Rockland Girls Basketball: Farr recorded a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs to their second state title in three years after a 44-26 win over Council in the Idaho Class 1A DII State Championship game.

Hadley Fraas, Cole Valley Christian Girls Basketball: Fraas tallied a game-high 22 points on 75% shooting from the field and eight rebounds in a 58-45 win over Aberdeen in the Idaho Class 2A State Championship game.

Sophie Glancey, Timberline Girls Basketball: Glancey averaged almost a double-double for the 5A State Tournament with 13.7 points and 9.7 rebounds during the Wolves’ run to their first title in 19 years.

Ty Hambly, Highland Boys Basketball (Craigmont): Hambly almost had as many points as St. John Bosco with a 40-point, 14-rebound double-double in the 50-44 district tournament win.

Hailey Harris, Sugar-Salem Girls Basketball: Harris nearly had a double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds as the Diggers broke a three-way tie with Moscow and Shelley for the most 3A state titles in Idaho history following a 47-32 win over Teton.

Lyndsie Krogh, Cole Valley Christian Girls Basketball: Krogh racked up a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Chargers to the first state title in program history with a 58-45 win over Aberdeen.

Lauren McCall, Timberline Girls Basketball: McCall came up with a steal and a step-back 3-pointer with 15 seconds remaining to fuel an improbable 36-35 comeback over Boise in the Idaho Class 5A State Championship game.

Jordyn McCormack-Marks, Lapwai Girls Basketball: McCormack-Marks had a game-high points while shooting 57% from the field to go with five five rebounds to lead Lapwai to the 11th state title in program history in a 63-37 win over Prairie at the Idaho Class 1A DI State Championship game.

Tyler Medaris, Middleton Boys Basketball: Medaris posted his first career triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in a 61-47 win over Emmett in the regular season finale.

Kolton Mitchell, Lake City Boys Basketball: Mitched drained eight 3-points, including six in the second half alone, and scored 18 of his 29 points in the second half in a 77-47 rout of Post Falls at districts.

Mattie Olson, Skyline Girls Basketball: Olson, who tore her ACL before the season, entered the 4A State Championship game against Burley with 15 seconds left and managed to take a few dribbles before getting a 3-pointer off at the buzzer.

Bayler Perrin, Mountain View Boys Basketball: Perrin put up a statline of 18 points, five assists, four rebound and three steals in a 64-31 win over Centennial at districts.

Jackson Rasmussen, Owyhee Boys Basketball: Rasmussen notched 21 points, including an almost full-court heave at the buzzer, in a 70-50 win over Rocky Mountain in the quarterfinals of the district tournament.

Jayden Wright, Highland Boys Basketball (Pocatello): Wright tallied 32 points on 11-of-16 shooting (69%) from the field in a 50-39 win against Thunder Ridge in the district tournament.

Kesler Vaughan Pocatello Boys Basketball: Vaughan forced overtime on a 3-pointer with 39 seconds remaining before sinking the game-winning shot on a putback at the buzzer in a 64-62 district semifinal win over Century.

Amari Whiting, Burley Girls Basketball: The Oregon commit broke her own 4A State Tournament record (82) with 89 points over three days to win her first state title in a 58-43 victory against Skyline.

Tailer Thomas, Skyline Girls Basketball: The senior center was 3-of-3 from downtown and hit two clutch free throws with six seconds left to break No. 1 Blackfoot's 29 game winning streak in the 4A state semifinal game. Tailer had 14 points and unfortunately suffered a knee injury in the final seconds of the game defending Blackfoot's last shot attempt.