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Congratulations toVallivue boys basketballpoint guardJacob Martinez for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Dec. 27-Jan. 2!

The senior scored 22 points in the Falcons' 59-47 win over Sugar-Salem.

Martinez received 54.52% of the vote, beating out Lewiston's Katy Wessels who finished second with 30.07%. Skyline's Shay Shippen finished third with 6.44% and Burley's Amari Whiting finished fourth with 5.01%

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Player of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Dec. 27-Jan. 2:

Blake Buchanan, Lake City Boys Basketball: Buchanan tallied 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots in a 49-42 win over Bishop Kelly.

Aspen Caldwell, Thunder Ridge Girls Basketball: Caldwell had quite the week with a combined 60 points in wins over Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene and Mountain View.

Liam Campbell, Owyhee Boys Basketball: Campbell averaged 26.7 points at California’s The Classic at Damien to lead the Storm to a third-place finish in the Platinum Division and make multiple all-tournament teams there.

Jenna Chase, Timberlake Girls Basketball: Chase scored 23 points, including nine in the first quarter, in a 68-47 win over Ephrate (WA).

Aly Cox, Timberline Girls Basketball: Cox recorded a double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds in a 70-31 shellacking of Hillcrest.

Isaiah Harwell, Century Boys Basketball: Harwell chalked up 24 points, including four dunks, to pace the Diamondbacks to taking the East Idaho Holiday Shootout Tournament in a 77-61 win against Skyline.

Kobe Jones, Rigby Boys Basketball: Jones put up 16 points as the Trojans cruised by multiple-time state champion Rocky Mountain 67-37.

Addie Kiefer, Lakeland Girls Basketball: Kiefer had a double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds to go with four steals in a 45-39 win over Ridgeline (WA).

Carlie Latta, Minico Girls Basketball: Latta totaled 56 points in losses to 5A perennial powers Centennial and Timberline.

Mylie Mills, Columbia Girls Basketball: Mills notched a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in a 55-25 rout of 5A Centennial.

Kolton Mitchell, Lake City Boys Basketball: Mitchell got a measure of revenge with 34 points, including 23 in the second half in a 77-71 double overtime win over Meridian in a rematch of last year’s 5A state final.

Erin Morgan, Kendrick Girls Basketball: Morgan netted consecutive double-doubles in wins over Texas’ Covenant Christian (18 points, 12 rebounds) and Ohio’s Ravenna (17 points, 11 rebounds) at KSA Events Basketball Tournament in Florida.

Breyer Newman, Ririe Girls Basketball: Newman nearly outscored American Falls herself with 25 points in a 47-29 win.

Carsn Perkes, Carey Boys Basketball: Perkes bagged 26 points in a 61-35 shellacking of Liberty Charter.

Shay Shippen, Skyline Girls Basketball: Scored 72 points in three games to help Skyline win the championship of the East Idaho Holiday Shootout, including 31 points on 11-13 shooting vs. Real Salt Lake Academy and 21 points in Skyline’s win vs. Lehi (UT).

Capri Sims, Post Falls Girls Basketball: Sims was named the tournament MVP and led the Trojans in winning the Avista Winter Classic with several impressive performances, including a double-double of 25 points and 20 rebounds against Lapwai.

Madi Symons, Coeur d’Alene Girls Basketball: Symons racked up 48 points, 17 rebounds and eight steals in games against Timberline and Thunder Ridge at the Timber-Lion Tournament.

Katy Wessels, Lewiston Girls Basketball: Wessels combined for 60 points in games against Grangeville, Richland (WA) and Post Falls at the Avista Holiday Tournament.

Amari Whiting, Burley Girls Basketball: Whiting combined for 60 points in games against Borah and last year’s 5A state champion Mountain View.