Athletes of the Week
The best prep performances for the week of Jan. 13-18
Stanwood | Boys basketball
The Spartans guard scored 27 points as Stanwood held on to beat Mountlake Terrace and assert itself as the dominant team in Wesco in 3A. Thayer also had 18 points in a win over Glacier Peak that keeps the Spartans unbeaten on the season.
Other nominees: Jason Todd, Jackson; Brandon Gundersen, Monroe; Josh Thayer, Stanwood; Trey Chambers, Glacier Peak; Barrett Carlow, Meadowdale; Tyler Nielsen, Kamiak; Dyllan Harris, Oak Harbor; Giovanni Williams, Sultan; Abe Lucas, Archbishop Murphy.
Archbishop Murphy | Girls basketball
The Wildcats guard scored 42 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five steals in a win over Sultan and also had 23 points, six rebounds and three blocks in a win over South Whidbey.
Other nominees: Mikayla Pivec, Lynnwood; Onyie Chibuogwu, Shorecrest; Kelli Kingma, Jackson; Madeline Smith, Snohomish; Savanna Hanson, King's; Kali Long, Lake Stevens; Nicole Fausey, Glacier Peak.
Stanwood | Wrestling
The Spartans wrestler won both of his matches in Stanwood's wins over rivals Arlington and Everett and then won the 152-pound weight class at the Premier Tournament at Marysville Pilchuck H.S.
Other nominees: Killian Page, Marysville Pilchuck; Drew Hatch, Marysville Pilchuck; Garrett Stich, Snohomish; Tristan Baus, Snohomish; Anthony Ortega, Stanwood; Christian Bagdadi, Everett; Edgars Plornish, Mariner; Jake Douglas, Lake Stevens; Tyler Groff, Granite Falls.
Kamiak | Boys swimming
The Knights swimmer won the 100-yard butterfly and the 100 breastroke and swam legs on both of Kamiak's victorious relay teams as Kamiak beat Meadowdale. Limm's time of 54.47 seconds in the 100 fly was a state-qualifying time.
Other nominees: Andrew Garrison, Shorewood; Ben Johnson, Mount Vernon; Aaron Moss, Shorecrest.
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