Vote for the Treasure Valley track and field athletes of the week (March 13 to 19)

Help us choose the best of the best in the latest Idaho Statesman boys and girls track and field athlete of the week contests.

Polls close at noon Wednesday. Read about all the candidates and their accomplishments below.

You can vote multiple times. This is meant to be a fun way to show support for athletes. It is not meant to be scientific.

Nominations are submitted by area coaches or taken from stats reported to the Idaho Statesman.

[Related: Baseball player of the week | Softball player of the week]


Luke Barinaga, Fruitland: Set a school record in the long jump (22 feet, 6.5 inches) to win the Parma Icebreaker with the second best jump in Idaho so far this spring.

Ian Stockett, Victory Charter: Led the Vipers’ 4x800 relay team to a new school record of 8:45.85 at the Nampa Quad. He also won the 3,200 in a 1A-leading time of 9:52.25.

Kai Twaddle-Dunham, Centennial: Reset a program record he broke last week with a shot put throw of 55-2.5 in a dual at Mountain View.

Tyler Sainsbury, Rocky Mountain: Opened the season with a victory in the 800 (1:57) that is the fastest in Idaho this spring.

Samuel Fish, Vallivue: Set a personal record in the 3,200 (9:26.40) to take the early lead on the statewide leaderboard.

McKoy Richardson, Melba: Brought home two first-place finishes from the Pilgrim Season Opener in the 400 (52.04) and 300 hurdles (41.85).

Alex Lowe, Timberline: Uncorked a triple jump of 44-9 in a dual with Boise, the best mark in Idaho this season and a personal record.

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Hope Zollman, Council: Won the shot put (33-4) and discus (97-3) at the Parma Icebreaker.

Adeline Wimer, Columbia: Swept the 100 (12.87), 200 (26.19) and 400 (1:00.17) at the Columbia Quad. Her 200 and 400 times are the third best in all of Idaho so far.

Ciara Brown, Rocky Mountain: Took the early statewide lead in the 100 with a personal record of 12.48 at the Nampa Quad.

Sophia Clark, Boise: Ran the state’s fastest 200 (25.96) and 400 (58.61) so far this season in a dual with Timberline.

Rilyn Stevens, Mountain View: Opened the season with an 11:21.94 in the 3,200, the best mark in the state this year.

Kendall Clark, Melba: Brought home four first-place finishes from the Pilgrim Season Opener, including an all-class leading triple jump of 36-8.

Kathriene Jones, Nampa: Swept the shot put (32-3) and discus (102-10) titles at the Nampa Quad.

Maren Hansen, Tri-Valley: Won both the shot put (35-3.5) and the discus (108-4) at the Pilgrim Season Opener.

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