Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Montana High School Athlete of the Week for Apr. 18-24 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, May 2nd. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email email@example.com tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivemt.
THIS WEEK’S MONTANA ATHLETE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES:
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Carter White, Frenchtown boys track and field: Set three personal bests at the Columbia Falls Iceberg Invitational, winning the long jump in a state-best this spring of 22 feet, 6.5 inches, and adding the triple jump in 42-2.5 and the 100 meters in 11.05.
Ridger Palma, Loyola Sacred-Heart boys track and field: At the Seeley-Swan Invite, won the 400 in a season state-best time of 49.73 seconds and added the 100 title in 11.62.
Treyton Anderson, Beaverhead County boys track and field: At the Seeley-Swan Invite, won the 200 in a season state-best time of 22.09.
Keagan Crosby, Sentinel boys track and field: Won the 800 and the 3,200 at the Swede Dahlberg Invitational in a personal record and state best this spring of 1:57.56 in the 800 and 9:47.07 in the 3,200.
Taylor Searle, Hamilton boys track and field: Pole vaulted 14 feet, one inch at the Columbia Falls Iceberg Invitational, a state overall best this spring.
Odessa Zentz, Helena girls track and field: Set three state bests this past week, beginning with the 400 meters in 58.03 seconds at a tri-meet with Capital and Big Sky; then went 25.50 in the 200 and 2:17.82 in the 800 at the Great Falls Optimist Club Meet.
Brooke Staynor, Sentinel girls track and field: Won two events at the Great Falls Optimist Club Meet, the 100 hurdles in a state-best this spring of 14.64 seconds and also the 300 in 45.83.
Avery Martin, Billings West softball: Hit two home runs and had five RBI in a come-from-behind, 15-9 victory over C.M. Russell.
Mya Boos, Billings West softball: Totaled five RBI to go with two home runs in a pair of victories, the 15-9 win over Russell and a 14-0 victory over Great Falls.
Kasidy Yeoman, Florence-Carlton softball: Had a home run and five RBI during a 16-0 softball victory over Thompson Falls.
Hailey Coey, Billings West girls track and field: Won the triple jump in a state-best 37-9 at the Great Falls Optimist Club Meet.