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Middleton football player Ryan Lewis voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Vikings' wide receiver for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 2-Oct. 7!

Congratulations to Middleton's Ryan Lewis for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Oct. 2-Oct. 7!

The sophomore helped the Vikings answer an early Capital touchdown with a big play - a 70-yard touchdown where he broke a tackle along the right side and galloped away for a score in the team's 27-7 win. He ended up with three catches for 120 yards while also totaling 10 tackles on defense.

Lewis collected 96.7% of the overall 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 Oct. 2-Oct. 7:


Ella Arnzen, Timberline girls golf: Erased a one-shot deficit on the final hole with par to finish 7-over 151 to take home the Class 5A girls individual state championship.

Cara Carter, Bishop Kelly girls golf: Led wire-to-wire and finished with a 2-over 146 to walk away with the Class 4A girls individual state crown as a sophomore.

Josh Hardy, Valley football: Combined for 344 yards and seven touchdowns, including four rushing scores in a 66-34 upset over Lighthouse Christian.

Eli Newell, Bonners Ferry girls soccer: Pulled off the hat trick (three goals) in an 8-1 win over St. Maries.

Gavin Rasmussen, Declo football: Notched 10 receptions for 126 yards and a pair of touchdowns in come-frome-behind 27-26 win over then-No. 1 West Side.

Nelah Roberts, Skyline girls cross country: Recorded the state’s fastest 5K time at 17 minutes, 36.1 seconds for a fourth-place finish at the national Nike 'Hole in the Wall' cross country invitational at Lakewood High School (WA).

Beau Sahr, Eagle boys golf: Beat out Boise’s Reid Piron in a four-hole playoff to finish 4-under 140 to claim the Class 5A boys individual state championship.

Dylan Uhlenkott, Prairie football: Tallied 344 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a 54-44 shootout win over rival Lapwai.

Jaxon Wright, Vallivue boys golf: Shot a 1-under 71 on the final day to move from second to first place to finish 1-over 145 for the Class 4A boys individual title.