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Foster's Amerie Pastores voted the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Foster senior Amerie Pastores for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for April 12-18!

Congratulations to Foster senior Amerie Pastores for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for April 12-18!

The senior guard started her season with a pair of 20-point scoring games, including 29 points and seven steals in a first-game victory over Highland.

Pastores received 42.91% of the vote, beating out Tenino's Emily Baxter who finished second with 28.04%. Auburn Riverside's Rory Murry finished third with 22.72% and Jackson's Yanina Sherwood finished fourth with 3.85%. There were over 32,000 votes tallied this week!

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of April 12-18:

Jason Brown, O’Dea: Rushed for 247 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries in a Metro League title win over Seattle Prep.

Emily Baxter, Tenino: Struck out 18 in two games against Hoquiam, allowing just three hits, writes the Centralia Chronicle. 

Kamy Dacus, W.F. West: The Bearcats’ junior ace won her second showdown against touted Rochester, striking out 10 and allowing one run in a complete-game victory Friday, writes the Centralia Chronicle.

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Amari Goodfellow, Auburn: Sophomore quarterback Amari Goodfellow rushed for 310 yards and seven touchdowns and passed for 216 yards and another score to lead Auburn to a wild 58-55 win over rival Auburn Riverside.

Jessica Waters, Mount Spokane: The sophomore first baseman belted two home runs, and scored five times in a GSL-opening win over Lewis and Clark, writes the Spokesman Review.

Yanina Sherwood, Jackson: The ninth grader has been dominant in her first season in the circle, tossing a pair of 13-strikeout games against 3A contender Snohomish (2-0) and 2019 4A runner-up Lake Stevens (9-3 win), writes the Everett Herald.

Payton Accetturo, Auburn Riverside: Completed 22-of-37 passes for 461 yards and five touchdowns in a 58-55 loss to Auburn.

Ben Nyquist, Lake Washington: Junior guard scored 37 points in a win over Juanita after scoring 25 points in the season-opener.

Katelynn Gelston, Hanford: The junior took over the state lead in the girls discus by a whopping 11 feet, eight inches with her 149-9 toss at a MCC tai-meet against Southridge and Kamiakin.

Jalen Johnson, Renton: Scored 30 points in a season-opening win, then 21 (in three quarters) in back-to-back games against Tyee to open the season.

Stevan Rodriguez, Eisenhower: Did not allow a hit in Eisenhower’s sweep of Davis last week.

Dillan Morrow, East Valley of Yakima: The senior drove in eight runs in a doubleheader sweep over Sunnyside and Grandview. Six of those RBI came against the Greyhounds, writes the Yakima Herald Republic.

Rory Murry, Auburn Riverside: The freshman goalkeeper registered her 6th shutout of the season, accompanied with 4 saves in the 1-0 win vs Tahoma for the NPSL 3A/4A Championship on Thursday night.