Voting is now closed for The News Tribune’s week eight high school football Athlete of the Week contest. Thanks to everyone who voted and supported their local student-athletes.
This week’s winner is:
Peyton Bice, Peninsula
In Peninsula’s 42-3 Fish Bowl win against crosstown rival Gig Harbor, the Seahawks’ QB completed 17-of-20 passes for 321 yards and three touchdowns.
You can read about each athlete’s accomplishments below.
Austin Teague, Washington: Patriots’ QB completed 9-of-20 passes for 191 yards and three touchdowns. Also rushed four times for 39 yards and two touchdowns in 37-33 win over Clover Park.
Chance McDonald, Steilacoom: Sentinels’ QB completed 15-of-20 passes for 443 yards and seven touchdowns in 55-20 win over River Ridge.
Peyton Bice, Peninsula: In 42-3 Fish Bowl win against crosstown rival Gig Harbor, Seahawks’ QB completed 17-of-20 passes for 321 yards and three touchdowns.
Sam Huard, Kennedy Catholic: Lancers’ QB completed 18-of-29 passes for 403 yards and seven touchdowns in 69-36 win over Kentwood in 4A NPSL title game. Also passed 10,000 career passing yards in the win.
Justin Baker, Kennedy Catholic: Caught seven passes for 166 yards and five touchdowns in 69-36 win over Kentwood in 4A NPSL title game.
Parker Johnson, Cascade Christian: Completed 12-of-21 passes for 288 yards and two touchdowns in 61-6 win over Charles Wright in 1A Nisqually matchup. Also rushed five times for 53 yards and two touchdowns.
Julien Simon, Lincoln: Rushed 12 times for 41 yards and three touchdowns in No. 3 Lincoln’s 42-21 win over No. 6 Lakes in a rematch of last year’s 3A PCL title game.
Ethan Hobart, Orting: Rushed 22 times for 167 yards and a touchdown in 28-27 win over Franklin Pierce to win 2A SPSL Valley.
Malaki Roberson, Graham-Kapowsin: Caught eight passes for 168 yards and a touchdown in 49-0 win over Rogers. Also rushed twice for 30 yards and two touchdowns.
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.