Voting is now closed for The Olympian’s week nine high school football Athlete of the Week contest. Thanks to everyone who voted and supported their local student-athletes. Check back next week for a playoff edition of the Athlete of the Week poll.
This week’s winner is:
Bradley McGannon, Yelm
The Tornados’ lineman had three rushing touchdowns in Yelm’s 35-30 win over 3A SSC foe Timberline. Also racked up nine tackles on defense.
You can read about each athlete and their accomplishments below.
Bradley McGannon, Yelm: Lineman had three rushing touchdowns in Yelm’s 35-30 win over 3A SSC foe Timberline. Also racked up nine tackles on defense.
Jaden Gorman, Timberline: Rushed 26 times for 180 yards and a touchdown in 35-30 loss to Yelm.
Michael Paje, River Ridge: Rushed 36 times for 176 yards and three touchdowns in 47-27 playoff win over Highline.
Josiah Johnson, W.F. West: Passed for 286 yards and four touchdowns in 56-28 win over Aberdeen and rushed for 102 yards.
Payton Hoyt, Black Hills: Rushed 11 times for 96 yards and a pair of touchdowns in 57-19 win over Rochester.
Isaiah O’Farrill, Elma: Rushed 18 times for 128 yards and a touchdown in 49-7 loss to Montesano.
Gavin Gould, Shelton: Rushed for 127 yards and a pair of touchdowns in 24-20 win over North Thurston.
Jaylen Clay, Tumwater: Rushed three times for 102 yards and two touchdowns in 62-6 win over Centralia.
Athletes are selected based on available stats and nominations. Want to nominate a player in the future? Email Jon Manley at email@example.com or find him on Twitter, @manley_tnt.