Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Oct. 27, 2021

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Week 1 prep football player of the week: Austin Charters, Columbia-White Salmon

Charters beats out Jarod Oldham of Hockinson for honor

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

Here are the nominees for the Week 1 high school football player of the year.

Voting will continue until 7 p.m. Wednesday, with results announced in Thursday’s edition of The Columbian.

Winners of the player-of-the-week may not be nominated again this season.

To avoid vote manipulation, voting is restricted by IP address, one vote per IP address. That means people voting while connected to a public WIFI access may be unable to vote. We suggest voting be done by private internet access or through your cellular provider.

  • AUSTIN CHARTERS, COLUMBIA-WHITE SALMON: Charters rushed for 249 yards and three touchdowns, caught a touchdown pass and had an interception in the Bruins’ overtime loss at Seton Catholic.
  • TOM LAMBERT, LA CENTER: The quarterback passed for 373 yards and seven touchdowns and rushed for another 100 yards in a win over Fort Vancouver.
  • AUSTIN MCQUILLIAMS, CASTLE ROCK: The senior rushed 187 yards and three touchdowns and returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown in the Rockets’ win over Goldendale.
  • JAROD OLDHAM, HOCKINSON: The quarterback completed 19 of 25 passes for 259 yards and five touchdowns in a win over R.A. Long.
  • LANCE STUCK, SETON CATHOLIC: The junior caught two touchdown passes, including the game-tying TD in overtime, and he intercepted two passes in the Cougars’ overtime win against Columbia-White Salmon.