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Bonners Ferry boys basketball player Asher Williams voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Badgers' guard for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for January 30-February 4!

Congratulations to Bonners Ferry guard Asher Williams for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Jan. 30-Feb. 4!

The 6-foot-4 sophomore scoring machine scored 23 points (11 points in first quarter) in the team's 77-57 victory over 4A Lakeland, and 19 points (including two 3-pointers) in a win over St. Marie's.

Williams collected 60.1% of the overall vote and finished ahead of Mountain View girls basketball player Demi Thompson Lopez, who had 22.0% of the vote.

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 Jan. 30-Feb. 4:


Kambree Barber, Rigby girls basketball: Tallied 21 points and helped hold University of Idaho commit Aspen Caldwell to just eight points to end Thunder Ridge’s unbeaten streak in a 53-48 district tournament win.

Avery Howell, Boise girls basketball: Had 22 points, including 14 in the final three minutes, to go with 14 rebounds in a 54-47 win over Timberline in the district semifinals to clinch a spot at state.

Sidney Jackson, Parma girls basketball: Netted 23 points, four rebounds and three steals to lead the Panthers to qualifying for state for the seventh year in a row in a 54-26 win over McCall-Donnelly.

Heath Jarboe, New Plymouth boys basketball: Put up 27 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks in a 62-38 win over North Star.

Brielle Magnuson, Rocky Mountain girls basketball: Bagged a game-high 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting and eight rebounds to help the Grizzlies punch their ticket to state and advance to their first-ever district title game in a 62-46 win over Owyhee.

Reese Strawn, Lake City boys basketball: Sank seven 3-pointers, including five in the second quarter alone, for a game-high 23 points in a 66-33 win over Post Falls.

Demi Thompson Lopez, Mountain View girls basketball: Scored 19 points, including hitting a half-court shot at the buzzer in a 29-27 win over Kuna during a district tournament elimination game.

Kristin Wemhoff, Prairie girls basketball: Racked up a triple-double of 25 points, 10 rebounds and 10 steals in a 64-14 win against Troy in a district tournament first-round game.

Landon White, Eagle boys basketball: Recorded a school-record 43 points - the most by an 5A Southern Idaho Conference player in a game since 2008 - and 12 rebounds in a 77-73 loss to Meridian.

Kase Wynott, Lapwai boys basketball: Weekly nominee outscored the entire opposing team himself with 33 points, 22 rebounds and five assists in a 71-32 win over Troy.

Sophia Zufelt, Lake City girls basketball: Drained six 3-pointers for a game-high 30 points in a 77-61 win over Post Falls.