South Eugene girls basketball player Zara Karpinski is The Register-Guard’s Athlete of the week.
Karpinski won the newspaper’s poll for top area athletes, which is voted on by readers.
The junior scored 12 points and had two rebounds in the Axe’s 48-38 season opener win over Thurston.
Here is another look at this week’s other nominees.
Danaeja Romero-Ah Sam, Springfield girls basketball
The senior scored 20 points and had three rebounds in the Millers’ 67-37 season opener win over Canby.
India Mohiuddin, North Eugene boys basketball
The senior scored 18 points in the Highlanders’ 60-56 season opener win over Mountain View.
Edith Noriega is a sports reporter for The Register-Guard. If there is an athlete you would like to nominate for Athlete of the Week, you may reach her at ENoriega@gannett.com and follow her on Twitter at @Noriega_Edith