Voting is now closed for The News Tribune’s high school Athlete of the Week poll (May 16 to 21). Thanks to everyone who voted and supported local student-athletes.
This week’s winner is:
Peter Radovich, Bellarmine Prep soccer
He scored goals in both of Bellarmine’s 4A state tournament wins last week, sending the Lions through to the tournament semifinals.
Want to nominate a high school athlete from the South Sound in the future? Email preps reporter Jon Manley at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a direct message on Twitter (@manley_tnt) with the athlete’s first and last name, school, year, position and a stat line from game(s) during the past week. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. Sunday.
You can read about the candidates and their accomplishments below.
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Taber Fast, Olympia baseball: Senior Texas Tech commit threw a two-hit, complete-game shutout in a 6-0 win over Issaquah in the 4A state tournament quarterfinals.
Ava Miranda, Peninsula softball: Blasted a deep fly double, driving in two runs in the fifth inning of Peninsula’s 5-2 bidistrict championship game win over Bonney Lake.
Sarah Wright, Kentwood softball: In the 4A District 3/4 championship game against Skyview, Wright threw a no-hitter, striking out an insane 18 batters in a 6-0 win. At the plate, she hit two home runs to drive in five of Kentwood’s six total runs.
Taryn Takayoshi, Puyallup softball: Went 4-for-4 in Puyallup’s third/fourth place bidistrict win over Olympia.
Jessika Jennings, Yelm softball: Racked up four hits and hit for the cycle in 12-8 bidistrict win over Prairie.
Carissa Frederick, Timberline softball: Hit a grand slam in the first inning of Timberline’s 12-1 bidistrict win over Auburn Mountainview to clinch a berth in the 3A state tournament.
Adam Brooks, Puyallup baseball: Battled back spasms to throw a complete-game shutout in a 6-0 win over Bothell in the opening round of the 4A state tournament.
Jacob Bresnahan, Sumner baseball: Threw six innings of one-run ball in 3-1 win over Kamiakin in the opening round of the 4A state tournament.
Jordan Hanson, Tumwater baseball: Threw 6 2/3 innings, surrendering only one hit and one (unearned) run, striking out 11 batters in 2-1 win over Ephrata in the 2A state tournament quarterfinals.
Jaylen McCabe, Silas track: Won the 100-meters, 200-meters and 110-meter hurdle events at the West Central/Southwest district track meet in Kent.
Jonathan Frazier, Lincoln track: Won the 300-meter hurdles at the West Central/Southwest district track meet in Kent.
Saydi Orange, Kentridge track and field: Raised her mark to 157 feet in the javelin, winning the event at the West Central/Southwest district track meet in Kent.
Peter Radovich, Bellarmine Prep soccer: Scored goals in both of Bellarmine’s 4A state tournament wins last week, sending the Lions through to the tournament semifinals.