Athletes of the Week -- Nov. 28-Dec.3
Football | Archbishop Murphy
The Wildcats senior quarterback/linebacker (above) finished with 75 yards on 16 rushes, including an 8-yard touchdown run in which he dragged at least seven defenders into the end zone. He also completed 4 of 6 passes for 54 yards and played solid defense for an Archbishop Murphy, which held Lynden to three points in the first half.
Boys swimming | Marysville Pilchuck
The Tomahawks junior swimmer won the 500-yard freestyle race and also helped lead three relay teams to victory as the Tomahawks beat Snohomish and Glacier Peak in a meet that also included Marysville Getchell.
Boys basketball | Snohomish
The Panthers forward scored a combined 57 points as Snohomish began the season 2-0 with wins over Mount Vernon and Woodinville. Hamlin had 31 points in a win over the Bulldogs and added 26, including 14 in a pivotal fourth quarter, to lead the Panthers over Kingco power Woodinville.
Girls basketball | Mariner
Dzeko scored 20 points in the Marauders' season-opening win over South Whidbey and added 17, including three 3-pointers in a 57-32 win over Highline two days later.
Wrestling | Snohomish
The Panthers 195-pounder went 4-0 in four matches last week, including Snohomish's only victory -- a 6-4 decision over Matt Hopkins -- in its match with state power Tahoma. Proffitt also beat Everett's Connor Boyce 5-0 in a matchup of two of the best wrestlers in the area, and a pin of Rogers' Cody Layton.
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