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Mount Baker football player Marcques George voted the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to the Mountaineers' running back for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for November 14-19!

Congratulations to Mount Baker RB Marcques George for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 14-19!

The Mountaineers' workhorse running back carried the load in the Class 1A quarterfinals at Lakeside of Nine Mile Falls, rushing 26 times for 214 yards in the team's 35-20 win.

George received 47.9% of the vote, beating out Royal football player Dylan Allred, who finished second with 39.4%.

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

Here are the other athletes who were nominated for the week of Nov. 14-19:


Xe’ree Alexander, Kennedy Catholic football: Accounted for 140 yards of Kennedy Catholic’s offense in a win over Skyline. Alexander carried the ball 18 times and scored on runs of four, 25, 12 and 9 yards.

Dylan Allred, Royal football: Was a one-man wrecking crew against Montesano - passed for 196 yards and three touchdowns, ran for 100 yards and two scores and led team in tackles (with TFL) in win.

Hailey Brockway, Graham-Kapowsin volleyball: Led the Eagles to their first volleyball state title in school history with 100 kills, 42 digs, six aces and three blocks across four matches in the 4A state tournament.

Sophia Broesamle, Lakeside of Seattle volleyball: Showed out at the 3A state tournament with 76 kills, 49 digs, eight aces and a .357 hitting percentage across four matches en route to the state title.

Jason Brown Jr., O’Dea football: Playuing with balky hamstring, he nearly eclipsed the 200-yard mark, racking up 191 rushing yards and five touchdowns to lead the Fighting Irish over Stanwood in a 3A quarterfinal matchup.

Andie Buckley, Columbia River girls soccer: With the 2A state championship game against Sehome deadlocked at 0-0, Buckley fired off a shot in the 72nd minute that found the back of the net to give the Rapids a 1-0 lead and eventual state title.

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Ashton Demarest, Napavine football: Had 12 rushes for 131 yards and two touchdowns to go with 10 completions for 172 yards and three more touchdowns in Napavine’s 55-7 win over Liberty of Spangle.

Lauren Dreves, Columbia River volleyball: Logged 13 kills in a balanced team-effort and 3-0 sweep of Ridgefield in the 2A state title game.

Richie Fotualii-Aliifua, Eastside Catholic football: Filling in for an injured Masen Uribe, Fotualii-Aliifua carried the ball 21 times for 137 yards and four touchdowns in the Crusaders' win over Ferndale.

Gavin Fugate, W.F. West football: Completed 23 of 33 passes for 294 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Bearcats over Sedro-Woolley in a 2A quarterfinal matchup.

Amirah Haque, Bellevue girls soccer: Has been strong all season long for the Wolverines and posted another shutout in the 3A state championship game against Roosevelt.

Alex Hitchings, North Kitsap football: Registered three interceptions, including the game-sealing pick against Anacortes that ended the game and sent North Kitsap to the 2A semifinals for second consecutive year.

Jayden Limar, Lake Stevens football: Put the Vikings on his back against Gonzaga Prep, carrying the ball 21 times for 197 yards and four touchdowns. Limar also caught three passes for 89 yards and a fifth touchdown.

Victoria Peters, Klahowya girls soccer: Scored the go-ahead goal in the 1A state championship game against Lynden Christian. Peters fired off a shot on a free-kick in the 39th minute to give the Eagles the lead.

Ashley Roni, Skyline girls soccer: Gave the Spartans a two-goal lead late in the game with a goal in the 73rd minute. Roni also helped set up Skyline’s first goal with a taken foul.

Jake Schakel, Emerald Ridge football: Emerald Ridge couldn’t have erased a 21-point deficit without Schakel’s four touchdown passes and 378 passing yards in an upset win over top-seeded Chiawana.

Luke Scoma, Bellevue football: With the game on the line, converted an onside kick with less than a minute left and nailed the game-winning 43-yard field goal to push the Wolverines past Lincoln.

Gage Starkel, Odessa football: The senior rushed for a career-high 361 yards on 33 carries with five touchdowns as the No. 1 Tigers edged Naselle in a 1B quarterfinal game.

Luke Whitaker, Freeman football: The Scotties' interchangeable weapon caught three passes for 132 yards and a touchdown, then threw for the game-winning 13-yard score in Freeman's 1A quarterfinal win at Eatonville.