King scored 23 points, including the game-sealing free throws to beat Thunder Ridge, reports The Idaho Press. Then he erupted for a season-high 31 points in a win over Bonneville, writes the Post Register.
King ran away with this week’s honor, receiving94.09% of the vote.
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Jan. 18-24:
Ridge Williams, Bonners Ferry: Scored 28 points in a win over Timberlake, reports The Coeur d’Alene Press.
Trentyn Kreager, Priest River: Scored 19 points in a win over Kellogg, reports The Coeur d’Alene Press.
Carter Bailey, Wallace: After time expired and opposing Genesis Prep was in the locker room celebrating a one-point win, a fan was given an unsportsmanlike conduct technical in the stands, granting Wallace two shots at victory. Bailey sank both and finished with 18 points in the odd-ball victory, reports The Coeur d’Alene Press.
Xander Brown, Lakeside: Notched 23 points, 122 assists and nine steals in a lopsided win over Troy, reports The Coeur d’Alene Press.
Kolton Mitchell, Lake City: Scored 23 points in a win over Lakeland, reports The Coeur d’Alene Press.
Cameron Cope, Coeur d’Alene: Scored 23 points, pulled down nine boards and blocked two shots in a win over Sandpoint, reports The Coeur d’Alene Press.
Jason Janish, Eagle: Scored 22 points on 10 of 13 shooting in a comfortable win over Mountain View, reports The Idaho Press.
Joe Reiber, Melba: Finished with 16 points and 11 boards in a lopsided win over vision charter, reports The Idaho Press.
Jacob Ankeny, Marsing: Had 16 points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots in a loss to Cole Valley, writes the Idaho Press.
Hudson Hughes, Ambrose: Finished with 22 points in a blowout win over Compass Charter, reports The Idaho Press.
Sean Austin, Kuna: Scored 32 points, including five 3s in a loss to Rocky Mountain, reports The Idaho Press.
Ian Stockett, Victory Charter: Scored 21 points and added 10 boards in a big win over Idaho City, reports The Idaho Press.
Dylan Seeley, Idaho Falls: Scored 22 points in a win over Shelley, reports The Idaho Press. Then led all scorers with 23 points, including four 3-pointers, in a loss to Highland, writes the Post Register.
Carson Johnson, Bonneville: Scored a team-high 27 points in a loss to Madison, writes the Post-Register.
Mason Mickelson, Highland: Registered a double-double – 19 points and 14 rebounds – in a win over Idaho Falls, writes the Post Register.
Blasen Burgess, Salmon: Totaled a game-high 26 points in a win over Butte County, writes the Post Register.
Raleigh Shippen, Skyline: Had 20 points in a win over Mountain Home.
Bryler Shurtliff, West Side: Stunned highly-ranked Marsh Valley with his game-winning bucket, and 22 points.
Jordan Lenz, North Fremont: The reigning 2A player of the year scored a game-high 28 points in a win over Wendell.