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Vote now: Who should be the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week?

Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Oregon High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 17-23 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.
WaFd Bank girls basketball player of the week

Here are the candidates for the WaFd BankOregon High School Girls Basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 17-23 as nominated by coaches, fans and readers.

Read through the nominees and cast your vote. We’ll send a free SBLive T-shirt to the winner of the poll! Voting will conclude Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Monday. 

If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email danbrood91@gmail.com.

Editor’s Note: Our Athlete of the Week feature and corresponding poll is intended to be fun, and we do not set limits on how many times a fan can vote during the competition. However, we do not allow votes that are generated by script, macro or other automated means. Athletes that receive votes generated by script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified.

Alexia Ballard, Crane

The junior scored a team-high 12 points, helping lead the Mustangs to a 38-34 win over Jordan Valley in a High Desert League showdown played at Crane High School.

Halley Barram, South Salem

The senior guard had a couple of big games, helping lead the Saxons to Mountain Valley Conference wins over Sprague and Summit. Against Sprague, Barram had 22 points and five steals. In the victory over Summit, Barram had 25 points and five rebounds.

Sofia Bell, St. Mary’sAcademy

The junior had a strong performance for the Blues in a 47-42 setback to West Linn in a Three Rivers League game played at West Linn High School. Bell scored a game-high 17 points, while also having five rebounds, four steals, two blocks and two assists.

Annabelle Brawley, Salem Academy

The senior wing had a strong all-around game for the Crusaders, scoring 16 points while also having nine rebounds, five assists and three steals in a 66-26 win over Culver in a Tri-River Conference game played at Culver High School.

Beaux Bruegman, Sheldon

The junior post had a double-double, scoring 14 points and pulling down 10 rebounds, helping the Irish score a 55-37 win over Cleveland at the MLK Showcase, held at Franklin High School.

Kimberly Ceron, South Medford

The sophomore forward had 10 points and eight rebounds, helping the Panthers score a 75-34 win over South Eugene in a Southwest Conference game played at South Eugene High School.

Mahogany Chandler-Roberts, Benson

The sophomore post had a double-double, with 19 points and 12 rebounds, as she helped the Techsters post a 61-46 win over Franklin at the MLK Showcase, held at Franklin High School.

Sloane Chase, Sunset

The junior post turned in some strong play for the Apollos in Metro League games against Westview and Aloha. Chase averaged 13 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists for those two games. Chase, who does most of her scoring in the paint, also sank a 3-pointer.

Emma Cordero, South Salem

The senior guard sank the game-winning 3-pointer as time expired, helping the Saxons score a 63-60 Mountain Valley Conference win at Summit. Cordero had five points and five steals for the game, while also providing some strong defensive play.

Zoey Davis, Wilsonville

The sophomore post had a big week for the Wildcats, as she averaged 14 points and eight rebounds per game in Northwest Oregon Conference showdown victories over La Salle Prep (49-46) and Putnam (50-43).

Avery Edwards, Jesuit

The junior guard poured in 32 points, shooting at an 8-for-13 clip from 3-point range, as she helped the Crusaders score a 69-33 Metro League victory at Southridge. For the week, Edwards averaged 20.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game for Jesuit in a couple of road victories.

Reese Ericson, Lakeridge

The senior guard helped lead the Pacers to victories over West Linn and Canby in Three Rivers League play. In those two contests, Ericson averaged 20 points, seven assists, eight rebounds and two steals per game.

Lily Everson, Forest Grove

The senior guard helped the Vikings score Pacific Conference victories over McMinnville (44-36), Liberty (49-39) and Century (64-17). In those games, Everson, who also is the team’s top defender, averaged 11 points, three steals, six deflections, two rebounds and two assists per contest.

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Addison Dippel, Crater

The freshman guard has become a key outside shooting threat for the Comets this season. Dippel leads the team in 3-point baskets, shooting at a 60-percent clip from beyond the arc. She is averaging nine points per game.

Ally Hammond, Forest Grove

The senior guard helped the Vikings score Pacific Conference victories over McMinnville (44-36), Liberty (49-39) and Century (64-17). In those games, Hammond averaged 11 points, five rebounds, two steals and two assists per contest.

Cienna Hartel, Junction City

The senior guard scored a team-high 21 points while also pulling down seven rebounds for the Tigers in their 43-34 Sky-Em League victory at Cottage Grove.

Donovyn Hunter, South Medford

The junior guard scored a game-high 25 points, while also having six rebounds, five steals and four assists, as she helped the Panthers earn a 74-45 win over previously unbeaten Willamette in a nonleague game played at Willamette High School. Hunter also had 24 points and five steals in a 75-34 win at South Eugene.

Jordynn Jones, Cascade Christian

The freshman scored a game-high 24 points to help the Challengers roll to a 56-22 nonleague road victory over Lost River.

Abrianna Lawrence, Jefferson

The freshman had a strong overall game for the Democrats, with 15 points, six assists and three rebounds, in their 75-46 nonleague victory over Central Catholic.

Hannah Leffler, Sunset

The sophomore point guard stepped up for the Apollos in Metro League games against Westview and Aloha. In those contests, Leffler averaged 12 points and three rebounds per game, while also shooting at a 6-for-11 clip from 3-point range.

Sierra Logue, South Medford

The senior forward scored 22 points, while also having eight rebounds and four blocked shots, as she helped the Panthers post a 74-45 win over previously unbeaten Willamette in a nonleague game played at Willamette High School. Logue also had 16 points and eight rebounds in a 75-34 win at South Eugene.

Faith Marshall, Junction City

The junior post turned in a double-double, with a game-high 18 points and 13 rebounds, as she helped the Tigers score a 37-34 win over Marist Catholic in a Sky-Em League game played at Junction City High School.

Alaina Molden, West Linn

The senior wing had a big game for the Lions in their 47-42 win over St. Mary’s Academy in a Three Rivers League game played at West Linn High School. In the victory, Molden scored a team-high 14 points, while also having five steals and three rebounds. Molden also had 10 points and eight rebounds in a 53-48 loss to Lakeridge.

Riley Morris-Rexford, Sunset

The sophomore wing averaged 5.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game for the Apollos in Metro League contests with Westview and Aloha. Morris-Rexford is Sunset’s leading rebounder on the season, pulling down an average of nine boards per game.

Kylie Nepstad, McNary

The senior guard scored a team-high 24 points for the Celtics, shooting at a 5-for-6 clip from 3-point range, in their 67-63 loss at league-leading Mountain View in a Mountain Valley Conference game.

Keelie O’Hollaren, Lakeridge

The junior wing turned in some strong play for the Pacers, helping them score Three Rivers League victories over West Linn and Canby. In those two games, O’Hollaren averaged 18 points, eight rebounds and four steals.

Paityn Rhode, Sheldon

The senior guard scored a game-high 19 points, going 5 for 9 on 3-point shots, and she had five rebounds as she helped the Irish post a 55-37 win over Cleveland at the MLK Showcase, held at Franklin High School. Rhode scored 28 points, making 9 of 13 shots from 3-point range, in a 61-29 win over Grants Pass. Rhode capped her big week by scoring 21 points, making 6 of 11 attempts from 3-point range, in a 56-18 win over Roseburg.

Mia Skoro, La Salle Prep

The senior guard had another big week for the Falcons. In a 58-34 Northwest Oregon Conference win at Milwaukie, Skoro sank six 3-pointers on her way to scoring a game-high 26 points. She scored a team-high 15 points in a 49-46 loss to Wilsonville.

Brynn Smith, Willamette

The freshman guard helped the Wolverines move to 12-0 by scoring a game-high 21 points in a 64-48 win over Crater in a Midwestern League game played at Crater High School.

Lydia Traore, Crater

The freshman post has been a defensive weapon for the Comets this season. She had six blocked shots in the team’s 62-20 win over North Bend. The 6-foot-2 Traore is averaging four blocked shots and five rebounds per game.

Sarah Vanderwerf, St. Helens

The senior guard scored 13 points while also stepping up on defense, being tasked with shutting down Parkrose’s top player, in the Lions’ 50-17 victory in a Northwest Oregon Conference contest.

Laura Young, Monroe

The senior scored a game-high 14 points, helping the Dragons notch a 39-33 win over Oakland in a Central Valley Conference game played at Monroe High School.