Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Montana High School Athlete of the Week for Apr. 11-17 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Apr. 25. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivemt.
THIS WEEK’S MONTANA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
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Dylan Beaudin, Valley Christian boys track & field: Won the 100 and 200 meters at the Thompson Falls Invite in a week when most other track events were canceled. Went 11.52 in the 100 and 24.37 in the 200.
Trevor Grant, Troy boys track & field: Ran his season-best 4:51.30 to win the 1,600 at the Thompson Falls Invite and added the 800 title in 2:14.40.
Taevyn Beaudin, Valley Christian girls track & field: Won three events at the Thompson Falls Invite. She ran the 100 hurdles in 18.17; the 300 hurdles in 54.28 and moved over to the field side to take the triple jump with a leap of 31 feet, 5 inches.
Emily Brown, Noxon girls track & field: At the Thompson Falls Invite, won the 400 meters in 1:05.55 and then added the 800 in 2:50.96.
Sadie Smith, Frenchtown softball: Came within one single of throwing a five-inning perfect game in a 14-0 softball victory over East Helena. Allowed only a leadoff single to start the game before striking out six of the next seven batters en route to a 10-strikeout performance overall.
Haley Wolsky, Sentinel softball: Had three hits and three RBI in a 20-1, five-inning thrashing of Hellgate. All three hits went for extra bases – two doubles and a home run.
Kodi Fraser, Sentinel softball: Amassed five hits, including a triple, in a 20-1, five-inning thrashing of Hellgate.