West Salem football player Jimmy Lathen is the Statesman Journal’s Athlete of the Week.
Lathen won the newspaper’s poll for top area athletes, which is voted on by readers.
Lathen scored four touchdowns in the Titans’ win against McNary.
Here is another look at this week’s other nominees.
Sidney Friesen, Sprague volleyball: She had 23 digs, 22 kills and a .192 hitting percentage in the Olympians’ win against McNary.
Elizabeth Valdez Vazquez, Woodburn soccer: She had seven goals and two assists for Woodburn as of early last week.
Daschel Smith, South Salem football: He threw for 316 yards and six touchdowns in three quarters in the Saxons’ win against Roseburg.