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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week (10/23/23)?

Read through the nominees and cast your vote now!

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 16-Oct. 21 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, Oct. 30th. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivewa.


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.


Jackson Almond, Cascade Christian football: In just his third game at quarterback, the senior passed for 287 yards and four touchdowns, and added a 77-yard rushing score in the team’s win over Vashon Island. He also has nine interception on defense this fall.

Shaela Bradley, La Center girls soccer: Tallied the only goal in the team’s 1-0 win over King’s Way Christian, then scored a pair of goals in a win over Columbia of White Salmon.

Jason Brown Jr., O'Dea football: Helped the Fighting Irish capture their first 3A Metro title since spring COVID season (2021) with a game-high 231 rushing yards and four touchdowns.

Anna Callahan, Skyline girls cross country: In a matchup of top 4A runners with teammate Rebecca O’Keefe, the senior ran away with the 4A KingCo title at Marymoor Park with a 5K time of 17 minutes, 23.7 seconds - 24 seconds ahead of O’Keefe.

Tatiana Camacho, Toppenish girls volleyball: In defeating rival Zillah a third time, the Wildcats went on the road for a four-set victory to capture first league title in three decades. Camacho had a team-high 15 kills, two blocks and two aces.

Jake Davidson, Camas football: First-year starting quarterback passed for a career-best 428 yards and five touchdowns as the Papermakers clinched at least a share of the 4A GSHL title with a win over Union.

Carson McCall, Orting football: Sophomore did a little bit of everything against Steilacoom - three receptions for 89 yards, 85 rushing yards and a touchdown and a 36-yard touchdown pass on offense, as well as a fumble recovery on defense as Cardinals wrapped up second place in 2A SPSL.

Marcus Nixon, Squalicum football: One of state's top junior rushed for 190 yards and four touchdowns (including 79-yarder), and passed for 134 yards and another score in. a loss to Sehome.

Amelia Severn, Shorewood girls soccer: Led Stormrays to 3A/2A Wesco title with her hat trick in 4-0 win over Mountlake Terrace. Two of her goals came in the first half.

Carter Steinwand, Clarkston football: Bantams' dual-threat signal caller passed for 168 yards and four touchdowns (including 38-yard score on final play of first half) and rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown in a 2A GSL win over Shadle Park.

Hailey Weiler, Kennedy Catholic girls swimming: After posting state-qualifying cuts in all eight individual events this fall, she won four events (100, 200 freestyle; two relays) at the 4A NPSL championships. Weiler has not lost a race this season.

Joshua Woodard, Richland football: Posted his fifth 300-yard passing game of the fall - 384 yards and five touchdowns - in a 4A/3A MCC loss against Kamiakin.

Jabez Woods, Graham-Kapowsin football: All-state wide receiver hauled in 10 passes for 171 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winning 34-yard score with 41/2 minutes to go as No. 1 Eagles clinched 4A SPSL title. He now has five consecutive 100-yard receiving efforts.