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Central Valley's Luke Abshire voted the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Central Valley junior Luke Abshire for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for April 5-11!
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Congratulations to Central Valley junior Luke Abshire for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for April 5-11!

The quarterback completed 26 of 48 passes for 424 yards and three TDs in a loss to Gonzaga Prep.

Abshire received 50.41% of the vote, beating out Mead's Caleb Shawen who finished second with37.35%. O’Dea's Jason Brown finished third with 10.19% and Eisenhower's Hannah Hilton finished fourth with 0.78%

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivewa. 

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of April 5-11:

Jason Brown, O’Dea: Freshman turned 22 carries into 214 rushing yards, including a game-sealing 50-yard run in a 31-14 Metro League semifinal win over Eastside Catholic.

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Teagin Child, Auburn Mountainview: Senior receiver caught 11 passes for 135 yards and a touchdown in the Lions’ 3A NPSL-clinching win over Kentlake, writest the Tacoma News Tribune.

Caleb Shawen, Mead: Turned 11 carries into 111 rushing yards and two touchdowns in a 41-14 win over University. 

Ryan McKenna, Gonzaga Prep: After being bottled up for most of the night, he led two fourth quarter scoring drives — capped by TD runs of 51 and 1 yards — in a win over Central Valley.

Jesus Silva, Highland: Tallied four goals in a victory over Granger, writes the Yakima Herald Republic.

Hannah Hilton, Eisenhower: Ran the ninth-fastest 2K steeplechase time (7:53.85) in the country this season at the Eisenhower Jamboree, writes the Yakima Herald Republic.

Rylen Bayne, South Kitsap: Struck out 11 in five innings in earning a shutout victory over Curtis in a 4A SPSL showdown.

Wyatt Jones, Puyallup: The junior right-hander pitched a one-hit shutout in five innings, striking out eight in a win over Olympia.