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Pocatello girls soccer player Kellie Christensen voted WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Thunder midfielder for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 9-Oct. 14!

Congratulations to Pocatello's Kellie Christensen for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athletes of the Week for Oct. 9-Oct. 14!

In a third consecutive victory over Preston, this time by a 5-0 count to capture a third consecutive district championship, the junior tallied a season-high in goals (two) and assists (two) as the Thunder grabbed the No. 1 seed to the state tournament. Christensen scored at least in a goal in all three victories over the Indians.

Christensen collected 95.5% 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. 9-Oct. 14:


Cache Beus, Skyview football: Accounted for five touchdowns, including four scores on the ground. He nearly had 200 passing yards and 100 rushing yards in a 48-14 win over Ridgevue.

Josiah Bosco, Sugar-Salem football: Made four catches for 134 yards and a touchdown in a 41-14 win over Teton.

Carson Christensen, Pocatello football: Racked up 118 yards and a pair of touchdowns on just three rushing attempts in a 49-6 win over Preston.

Gage Crow, Lewis-County football: Piled up 350 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 34 carries in a 38-36 victory over Deary.

Davis Harsin, Eagle football: Completed 17-of-24 passes for 258 yards and four touchdowns in a 43-21 win over Borah.

Kenzie Hill, Bishop Kelly girls soccer: Netted two goals in a 5-2 win to give the Knights’ their 15th consecutive district championship - and 37th win in a row in conference play.

Cole Jones, Meridian football: Hauled in five catches for 114 yards and a touchdown in a 55-14 win over Capital.

Mallory Kelsey, Kimberly girls volleyball: Recorded a double-double of 16 kills and 16 digs in a straight set win over Buhl in the first round of districts.

Austin Lattimer, Kuna football: Tallied 308 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 42 carries in a 47-44 upset over Boise.