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Vote now for The News Tribune’s Athlete of the Week (May 15 to 20)

Vote now for The News Tribune’s Athlete of the Week (May 15 to 20) in spring high school sports.

Voting will remain open until noon Wednesday.

The poll is located at the bottom of the story. You can read about all of the candidates and their accomplishments below.

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Want to nominate a South Sound high school athlete in the future? Email reporters Jon Manley (jon.manley@thenewstribune.com) or Lauren Smith (lsmith@thenewstribune.com) or send a direct message on Twitter (@manley_tnt or @smithlm12) with the athlete’s first and last name, school, year, position and a stat line from game(s) during the past week. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. Sunday.

Brayden Adcox, Sumner baseball — Went 2-for-2 and drove in the tying run in the seventh inning, forcing extra innings in Sumner’s nine-inning 8-4 win over Richland.

Cassandra Atkins, Federal Way track and field — Won 4A West Central District titles in the long jump (18-10 3/4) and triple jump (40-2 1/4), and continues to lead the state in both events this spring. Also ran a leg of the Eagles’ winning 4x100 relay (season-best 48.41, which leads the state this spring).

Ignacio Brandan, Tahoma soccer — Scored two goals in 4-1 win over Bellarmine Prep in 4A state tournament quarterfinals.

Jacob Bresnahan, Sumner baseball — Pitched an eight-inning complete game, allowing one unearned run on four hits and striking out seven in 2-1 win over West Valley in opening round of 4A state tournament.

Griffin Bye, Tahoma baseball — Hit a bases-clearing double in the fifth inning of Tahoma’s 5-0 win over Olympia in 4A state tournament quarterfinals.

Bella Carazo, Bonney Lake softball — Tossed 21 total innings in three complete games in wins over Gig Harbor and Heritage and a loss to Rogers. Allowed one run against Gig Harbor and shut out Heritage in the 3A West Central/Southwest district semifinals. Struck out 30 batters during the three appearances.

Malia Coit, Peninsula softball — Hit 9-for-13 with eight runs scored, two doubles, five home runs — including two each in the semifinals and championship game — eight RBI and a stolen base in wins over River Ridge, Evergreen of Vancouver, Yelm and Bonney Lake during the Seahawks’ run to the 3A West Central/Southwest district title.

Cruize Corvin, Lakes track and field — Won 3A West Central District titles in the 1,600 (personal-best 4:12.62, which ranks fourth in the state this spring) and 3,200 (9:10.11).

Julia Couch, Auburn Riverside track and field — Won 3A West Central District titles in the 400 (personal-best 58.6), 800 (personal-best 2:12.03, which ranks fifth in the state this spring) and 1,600 (personal-best 4:55.43, which ranks fourth in the state this spring).

Alexis Crux-Hernandez, Puyallup soccer — Came up with three big saves in a penalty kick shootout win against top-seeded Newport in 4A state tournament quarterfinals, sending the Vikings through to the semifinals.

Brett Ellingson, Puyallup baseball — Tossed a complete game shutout in 4-0 win over Jackson in the 4A state tournament quarterfinals, allowing three hits in seven scoreless frames, striking out four in the win.

Jonathan Frazier, Lincoln track and field — Won 3A West Central District titles in the 110 hurdles (14.43) and 300 hurdles (personal-best 39.14, which ranks fifth in the state this spring).

JaiCieonna Gero-Holt, Emerald Ridge track and field — Won 4A West Central District titles in the 100 hurdles (14.8), javelin (127-8) and high jump (5-10), and placed second in the long jump (personal-best 18-9 3/4, which ranks second in the state this spring). Continues to lead the state in the 110 hurdles, javelin and high jump this spring.

Alissa Hermansen, Bonney Lake softball — Tossed 18 total innings in three complete games in wins over Decatur and Lakes and a loss to Peninsula during the Panthers’ run to the 3A West Central/Southwest district title game. Allowed four runs in the three outings while striking out 22 batters. Also collected five hits, including a home run and seven RBI in wins over Decatur and Lakes and a loss to Rogers.

Conrad Henkel, Tahoma baseball — Hit a three-run home run and had four RBI in 10-0 win over Skyline in 4A state tournament opening round.

Adam Jay, Tahoma baseball — Pitched a complete-game shutout in 5-0 win over Olympia in 4A state tournament quarterfinals, allowing just two hits and striking out nine Bears’ batters.

Jaylon Jenkins, Federal Way track and field — Won 4A West Central District titles in the high jump (personal-best 6-10, which leads the state this spring) and triple jump (47-0 1/2).

Alli Kimball, Peninsula softball — Tossed 22 total innings in four appearances — including three complete games — in wins over River Ridge, Evergreen of Vancouver, Yelm and Bonney Lake to lead the Seahawks to the 3A West Central/Southwest district title. Allowed two earned runs and struck out 38 during that stretch, including shutting out the Panthers in the district championship game. Also hit 8-for-12 with four runs scored, a double, home run and four RBI in the four wins.

Raygun Klippert, Rogers softball — Hit 13-for-21 with 11 runs scored, a double, two home runs, three RBI and three stolen bases in wins over Bonney Lake, Battle Ground, Kentwood and Skyview and a loss to Puyallup. The Rams placed third in the 4A West Central/Southwest district tournament.

Jacob Lane, Emerald Ridge track and field — Won a 4A West Central District title in the shot put (personal-best 55-7 1/4, which ranks fourth in the state this spring).

Brooke Lyons, Tahoma track and field — Won 4A West Central District titles in the 100 (12.16), 200 (personal-best 24.71, which ranks third in the state this spring) and 400 (personal-best 55.01, which leads the state this spring). Also continues to lead the state with the top time in the 100 this spring.

Hana Moll, Capital track and field — Won a 3A West Central District title in the pole vault (14-6), and continues to lead the state in the event this spring. Also ran legs of the Cougars’ winning 4x100 relay (season-best 48.54, which ranks third in the state this spring) and winning 4x200 relay (1:44.22).

Athena and Sienna Moore, Capital tennis — Twins won four straight matches to claim the 3A bidistrict doubles tennis championship, continuing an undefeated season.

Keagan Norfleet, Rogers softball — Tossed 27 total innings in five appearances — including three complete games — in wins over Bonney Lake, Battle Ground, Kentwood and Skyview and a loss to Puyallup, allowing five earned runs while striking out 21 batters. Also hit 10-for-19 with four runs scored, four doubles, six RBI and a stolen base. The Rams placed third in the 4A West Central/Southwest district tournament.

Alex Overbay, Tumwater baseball — Pitched a five-inning shutout in 11-0 win over Archbishop Murphy in 2A state tournament quarterfinal round, allowing just one hit. Also went 2-for-2 with two RBI and a walk.

Mason Pike, Puyallup baseball — Hit a two-run double, an RBI single and earned the save in 6-5 win over Hanford in 4A state tournament opening round.

Brayden Platt, Yelm track and field — Won a 3A West Central District title in the shot put (personal-best 63-11 3/4, which leads the state this spring).

Ava Puttler, Emerald Ridge softball — Hit 6-for-15 with four runs scored, a double, three home runs and nine RBI in wins over Curtis, Tahoma and Skyview and a loss to Puyallup during the Jaguars’ run to the 4A West Central/Southwest district title game. Also tossed 4 1/3 innings in the win over Curtis, allowing one run while striking out two.

Damien Rodriguez, North Thurston soccer — Scored a goal in Rams’ 4-1 loss to top-seeded Lincoln of Seattle in 3A state tournament uaterfinals.

Roderick Schenk, Central Kitsap track and field — Won a 3A West Central District title in the javelin (personal-best 203-11, which leads the state this spring).

Andrew Shirley, Curtis track and field — Won a 4A West Central District title in the pole vault (personal-best 16-0, which leads the state this spring).

Kyra Smith, Puyallup softball — Hit 9-for-13 with eight runs scored, two doubles, three home runs, four RBI and a stolen base in wins over Kentridge, Olympia, Rogers and Emerald Ridge during the Vikings’ run to the 4A West Central/Southwest district title.

Trevontay Smith, Yelm track and field — Won 3A West Central District titles in the long jump (personal-best 22-7 1/2, which ranks ninth in the state this spring) and triple jump (personal-best 49-8, which leads the state this spring).

Taryn Takayoshi, Puyallup softball — Hit 8-for-16 with a run scored, four doubles and seven RBI in wins over Kentridge, Olympia, Rogers and Emerald Ridge during the Vikings’ run to the 4A West Central/Southwest district title.

Latham West, Gig Harbor track and field — Won a 3A West Central District title in the 3,200 (personal-best 10:39.1, which ranks seventh in the state this spring) and placed second in the 1,600 (personal-best 4:58.16, which ranks eighth in the state this spring).

Dean Williams, Puyallup soccer — Scored the equalizing goal in the 69th minute, forcing overtime in Puyallup’s eventual shootout win over top-seeded Newport in 4A state tournament quarterfinals, sending the Vikings through to the semifinals.

Cooper Wilson, Bonney Lake track and field — Won 3A West Central District titles in the 100 (10.99), 200 (21.9) and 400 (49.55).

Alanna Wirtala, Emerald Ridge softball — Tossed 23 total innings in three complete games in wins over Tahoma and Skyview and an extra-innings loss to Puyallup during the Jaguars’ run to the 4A West Central/Southwest district title game. Struck out 33 batters during that stretch. Also hit 6-for-11 with five runs scored, four RBI and a stolen base during wins over Curtis, Tahoma and Skyview and the loss to Puyallup.