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Vote now: Who should be the SBLive Iowa high school athlete of the week?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Iowa high school athlete of the week for June 20-26 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.
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By Barry Poe  

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Iowa high school athlete of the week for June 20-26 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers. Read through the nominees and cast your vote. We’ll send a free SBLive T-shirt to the winner of the poll! Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, email

Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is 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.


Carter Thomas, Mason City

Senior and Wayne State commit hit his school-record 10th triple of the season on Thursday.

Kolben Miller, North Butler

The senior shortstop went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in a 10-9 win over Rockford Tuesday. Miller is second in the state with a .607 average.

Keenan Tyler, Decorah

The senior first baseman had a double and two RBIs against Independence Wednesday and leads Class 3A with .538 average.

Trever Baumler, Dowling

The sophomore star hit a pair of doubles in 6-0 win over Des Moines East Wednesday and leads Class 4A with .554 average.

Ryan Campbell, North Scott

The senior was 2-for-4 with a double in a 9-8 win over North Scott Saturday. Scott leads Class 4A with 39 RBIs.

Caden McDermott, Pleasant Valley

The junior was a combined 4-for-8 with two RBI in adoubleheader sweep of Davenport North on Thursday.

Brady Blake, Indianola

The junior was 2-for-3 with his seventh homer of the season in 8-4 win over Oskaloosa Thursday.

Carter Woolums, Johnston

The junior picked up his seventh pitching win of the season for the top-ranked Dragons in a 15-2 win over Waverly-Shell Rock Friday.

Dylan Davis, Cedar Rapids Kennedy

The senior and Kirkwood Community College commit had two hits and drove in three runs in a 12-2 win over Waterloo West on Friday.

Maddux Frese, Cedar Rapids Prairie

The junior had two hits, including a triple, and was the winning pitcher for No. 5 Hawks in 11-0 win over Waterloo West on Monday.

Clayton Campidilli, Dallas Center-Grimes

The junior hit his Class 3A-leading ninth home run of the season in a 12-5 loss to Van Meter on Tuesday.

Jake Jeske, Eagle Grove

The sophomore was 2-for-4 with a double in 13-12 win over Manson-Northwest Webster Thursday.

Kayden Anderson, Glenwood

Sophomore, who is batting .508, had a homer and drove in two in a 4-2 win over Red Oak on Thursday.

Kaden Frommelt, Marion

The junior had a triple and drove in three runs, raising his season total to 47, in a 12-6 win over Independence Saturday.

Aron Harrington, Lewis Central

The senior had two hits, drove in five runs and scored three times for No. 4 Titans in 15-3 win over Denison-Schleswig on Thursday.

Brady Steward, Grinnell

The senior notched his seventh pitching victory of the season in 4-1 win over Norwalk for No. 2 Tigers Friday.

Carter Gallagher, Waterloo Columbus

The senior was 4-for-4 with three triples in a 4-3 loss to Kee on Saturday. Gallagher leads all Class 2A batters with a .568 average.

Reese Moore, Van Meter

The senior University of Iowa commit slugged his 11th home run of the season and drove in four as three-time defending Class 2A state champs rolled past ACGC 16-5 on Thursday.

Luke Schietz, Dyersville Beckman

The junior was 3-for-4 in an 11-1 win over Maquoketa on Thursday for fifth-ranked (Class 2A) Trailblazers.

Blake Evans, Estherville-Lincoln Central

The junior drove in three of his team’s six runs in a 6-0 shutout win over Newell-Fonda for Class 2A second-ranked Midgets, now 25-2, on Saturday.

Brayden Sawyer, Grundy Center

The senior allowed three hits and struck out nine, picking up his Class 2A-leading eighth pitching win in 9-1 victory over East Marshall on Thursday.

Brycen Wookey, Murray

The senior hit a two-run homer and scored twice in 11-9 loss to Melcher-Dallas on Thursday and is batting .595 for the season.

Carter Schorg, Remsen St. Mary’s

The senior and Briar Cliff University recruit pitched a one-hit shutout in an 11-0 win over Hinton Friday for unbeaten and top-ranked Class 1A Hawks.

Kolton Lyman, Rockford

The senior hit his Class 1A-leading ninth home run of the season and drove in four in 8-7 win over Northwood-Kensett Monday.

Tyson Cota, Key

The senior, who leads Class 1A with 44 RBI, had two hits and knocked in a run in 12-3 win over Clayton Ridge on Thursday for fourth-ranked KeeHawks. 


Jadyn Case, Hinton

The senior, who has bounced back from a devastating injury, collected her 500th career strikeout in 5-4 win over state-ranked Remsen St. Mary’s on Friday.

Cameron Johnson, Waukee

The sophomore passed the 200-career strikeout plateau on Saturday.

Ella McGee, Waukee

The sophomore had two hits in 4-3 win over Urbandale Monday and is leading Class 5A with a .582 batting average.

Sydney Potter, Southeast Polk

The junior connected on her 14th home run of the season in 2-0 win over Ottumwa Thursday.

Gianna Lara, W.D.M. Valley

The senior and Minnesota State recruit had two hits and drove in five runs in 13-0 win over Des Moines Hoover on Thursday.

Jena Young, Winterset

The junior and University of Iowa commit was 3-for-4 with her 16th home run of the season in 6-2 win over Indianola Saturday. Young leads the state with 16 round-trippers.

Katelynn Lappe, Bondurant-Farrar

The senior was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI in a 7-0 win over North Polk Thursday. Lappe is batting .590 for the season with 13 home runs.

Olivia Tollari, ADM

The senior was 3-for-4 with two doubles in 7-3 win over North Polk for Class 4A top-ranked Tigers on Wednesday.

Mara Bishop, Indianola

The senior was 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBI in 14-1 win over Oskaloosa on Thursday for Class 4A No. Indians.

Lizzie Koonce, Le Mars

The junior charted her 15th pitching win of the season with 3-0 shutout of MOC-Floyd Valley on Friday.

Emily Watters, Anamosa

The junior had two hits and drove in a run and was the winning pitcher in a 5-1 win over Camanche on Wednesday. Watters is the top hitter in Class 3A with a .577 average.

Sydney Roe, Davenport Assumption

The senior was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI in 13-0 win over Davenport North Thursday for Class 3A No. 2 Knights.

Tatum Dunlavy, Estherville-Lincoln Central

The sophomore was 3-for-4 with her 12th home run of the season in 7-1 win over Hull Western Christian on Wednesday for fifth-ranked (3A) Midgets. Dunlavy leads Class 3A with 46 RBIs.

Isabel Bernard, Sumner-Fredericksburg

The freshman stole two bases in an 11-0 win over South Winneshiek Friday, giving her 46 for the season.

Dakota Lake, Saydel

The senior picked up her 23rd pitching win of the season, striking out 12 in 2-1 win over Webster City on Saturday for seventh-ranked (3A) Eagles.

Hailey Rosonke, South Hardin

The sophomore was 2-for-3 with a triple and was the winning pitcher in a 7-2 win over West Marshall Friday. Rosonke is the third-leading hitter in the state and first in Class 2A with a .635 average.

Cassie Beadle, North Union

The senior collected a pair of hits in three at-bats in a 2-0 win over Mason City Saturday for Class 2A No. 2 North Union.

Josie McCuddin, Interstate 35

The junior was 3-for-4 with two doubles in 16-6 win over Ogden on Thursday for Class 2A No. 3 Roadrunners.

Avery Cole, West Sioux

The senior was 2-for-4 with a triple in 9-8 loss to Woodbury Central Thursday and ranks fifth among Class 2A hitters with .532 average.

Abby Hiatt, Logan-Magnolia

The sophomore got her 21st pitching win of the season as No. 5 Panthers downed IKM 11-1 on Monday. Lo-Ma got four more wins the rest of the week to finish the regular season unbeaten at 25-0.

Alexis Hogue, Collins-Maxwell

The senior and DePaul signee had two hits in 2-0 win over Central Decatur on Saturday and is hitting a state-best .714.

Claire Schroeder, Remsen St. Mary’s

The sophomore was 4-for-4 at the plate in a 3-0 win over Fort Dodge St. Edmond Saturday, raising her season average to .609.

Emily Jones, Wayne

The senior was 2-for-3 with a double and her eighth home run of the season in 12-0 win over Bedford on Thursday for 10th-ranked Wayne.

Sara Reid, Central City

The senior pitched a two-hit shutout, striking out 11, for her 23rd win of the season in a 2-1 victory over BCLUW on Saturday.

Macy Sievers, Newell-Fonda

The senior stole her 37th base of the season in an 8-1 win over Spencer Friday for second-ranked (1A) Mustangs.