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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week (2/19/2024)?

Read through the candidates and cast your vote!

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Idaho High School Athlete of the Week for Feb. 12-Feb. 17 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday, Feb. 26th. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveid.


Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll are intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes who receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.



Ryker Apple, Middleton boys basketball: Put up a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds to go with three assists in a 58-49 Class 5A District III first-round upset of No. 4 Meridian.

Julian Bowe, Pocatello boys basketball: Racked up 21 points and seven rebounds on really one leg as the Thunder downed No. 2 Preston, 66-61, in a Class 4A District V Tournament game.

Kaden Bullock, Marsh Valley boys basketball: Totaled up a game-high 32 points on 10-of-13 shooting in a 67-52 win over American Falls in a Class 3A District V Tournament elimination game.

Kolter Burton, Century boys wrestling: Won his fourth consecutive district championship and did so with his second school with a 26-second pin of Preston’s Dustin Pearce in the Class 4A District V 138-pound final.

Brinley Cannon, Shelley girls basketball: Recorded a double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Russets (25-0) to an undefeated season for the first state championship since 2008 -and first in 4A - in a 59-49 win over Skyline.

Teagan Colvin, Coeur d’Alene girls basketball: Averaged nearly 27.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game to lead the Vikings to back-to-back Class 5A state titles -and 11th overall - after a 58-49 win over Lake City.

Rylie Edlefsen, Snake River girls basketball: Logged a game-high 23 points and six assists while still dealing with a fracture in her right shooting hand to lead Panthers in going back-to-back with 3A titles for first time with win over Teton.

Avery Howell, Boise girls basketball: Averaged a double-double for the state tournament with nearly 29 points and 13 rebounds per game to lead the Brave in taking home their fifth consecutive state trophy with a third-place finish at state.

Jackson Rasmussen, Owyhee boys basketball: Totaled double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds to go with four blocks and three assists during a 65-38 win over Centennial in semifinals of the Class 5A District III tournament.

Sydney Smith, Grace girls basketball: Notched double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds as Grizzlies beat Lapwai, 47-40, in the Class 1A Division I final for the second state championship in program history.