Skip to main content

Hillcrest football player Peyton King voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Knights' signal caller for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Sept. 4-Sept. 9!

Congratulations to Burley's Mack Jensen for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Sept. 4-Sept. 9!

In a 41-7 win against District 6 rival Blackfoot, the Knights got off to a fast start - and King was a big reason why. The quarterback threw for 313 yards and four touchdowns, including a 37-yard score to Titan Larsen on the team's opening series as they built a 27-0 lead.

King collected 62.1% of the overall vote and finished ahead of Boise girls soccer player Grace Hatch, who had 37.1% 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 Sept. 4-Sept. 9:


Jack Clark, Potlatch football: Totaled 329 yards and six touchdowns, including 200 yards and four scores on the ground, while also coming down with two interceptions on defense in a 50-8 win over Prairie.

Jack Driskill, Logos football: Netted 413 total yards, three passing touchdowns and two rushing scores in a 40-14 victory over No. 2 Kamiah.

Grace Hatch, Boise girls soccer: Pulled off the hat trick and had an assist in a 9-0 shutout over Kuna.

Logan Haustveit, Owyhee football: Had two interceptions, including one in the final minutes to ice the Storm’s 24-17 upset over No. 3 Mountain View.

Teague Matthews, Rockland football: Passed for 272 yards and seven touchdowns, ran for 123 yards on just eight carries and had nine tackles and an interception on defense in a 48-12 win over Hagerman.

Jevon Nelson, Borah football: Racked up 258 yards and four touchdowns on the ground in a 35-7 win over Kuna.

Nelah Roberts, Skyline girls cross country: Won the Tiger-Grizz Invitational for the third year in a row at 18 minutes, 37.2 seconds, which is the second fastest time in course history only behind BYU’s Lexy Halladay.

Lucy Simpson, Timberlake girls soccer: Scored the final five goals in a 6-0 over Priest River.

Cooper Smith, Boise football: Combined for 157 yards of offense and had a touchdown receiving, rushing and passing in a 49-14 rout of Nampa. School is 4-0 for the first time since 1988.