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Highland softball C Jenna Kearns voted the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Highland softball catcher Jenna Kearns for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for April 18-24!
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Congratulations to Highland softball catcher Jenna Kearns for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for April 18-24!

The junior went 4-of-6 from the plate with five RBIs in a 19-10 win over Canyon Ridge.

Kearns received 62.29% of the vote, beating out Post Falls' Samantha Wood who finished second with 35.42%.

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

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of April 18-24:

Jenna Barney, Lewiston Softball: Barney threw a no-hitter shutout with seven strikeouts and had a double on offense in a 25-0 win over Sandpoint.

Brody Burch, Pocatello Boys Baseball: Burch threw a complete-game shutout with nine strikeouts and just two hits in a 2-0 win over Century.

Abbey Clark, Ridgevue Girls Track and Field: Clark claimed titles in the 100, 200 and 4x100-meter relay at Bishop Kelly’s the Knight Invite.

Emily Collins, Lewiston Girls Track and Field: Collins won the 200, 400 and 4x400 relay at the Knight Invite.

Dillion Fine, Homedale Baseball: Fine fanned 14 batters while doubling three times in an 18-0 rout of Payette.

Cassidy Fried, Middleton Girls Track and Field: Fried topped the podium in the triple jump and high jump while placing third in the long jump at the Knight Invite.

Rylie Haith, Owyhee Softball: Haith went a perfect 4-for-4 from the plate with two home runs and a triple for six RBIs in a 27-10 rout of Kuna.

Jamie Hamlin, Boise Girls Track and Field: Hamlin won the 2k steeplechase in 7 minutes and 16.33 seconds before joining the 4x800-meter relay team in their win at the Oregon Relays at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field.

Savanna Henzler, Rocky Mountain Softball: Henzler jacked not one, not two, but three home runs, including a grand slam, to drive in a total of seven runs in a 13-1 shellacking of Boise.

Allie Laufenburger, Capital Softball: Laufenburger dominated on both sides of the ball by cranking a pair of home runs for five RBIs and threw a shutout in a 22-0 win over Centennial.

Mason Lawyer, Boise Boys Track and Field: Lawyer was part of the winning 4x200 relay team, a member of the runner-up 4x400 relay team and took second in the 200 at Oregon Relays.

Jacoba Luteyn, Bishop Kelly Girls Track and Field: Luteyn swept the throws in the shot put and discus at the Knight Invite.

Cole Miller, Bishop Kelly Boys Track and Field: Miller nearly went a perfect 4 for 4 at the Knight Invite with wins in the triple jump, high jump and 4x100 relay. He came within a half of a foot of winning the long jump too for a runner-up finish.

Liam Murray, Boise Boys Track and Field: Murray claimed the 400 and was a member of the runner-up, 4x200, 4x400 and medley relays teams at the Oregon Relays.

McKoy Richardson, Melba Boys Track and Field: Richardson ended the Knight Invite as a two-time champion in the 300 hurdles and the 400.

Logan Smith, Boise Girls Track and Field: Smith ran for the winning 4x800 relay team, was a member of the third-place 4x400 relay team and took third in the 800 at the Oregon Relays.

Damaris Stuffle, Lewiston Girls Track and Field: Stuffle walked away with the 100, 300 and 4x400 relay wins all to her name at the Knight Invite.

Taci Watkins, St. Maries Softball: Watkins combined for 35 strikeouts and threw a one-hitter in the nightcap in an 8-2, 9-0 sweep of Clearwater Valley.

Samantha Wood, Post Falls Girls Track and Field: Wood was the long-distance queen at the Knight Invite with wins in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 runs.