North Medford High wrestling coach Phillip Lopez isn't the type to get carried away.
Phoenix High School
In the biggest voter turnout since the inception of the Athlete of the Week, Wyncoop won out over Butte Falls boys basketball player Emmitt Bateman. Wyncoop had 2,374 votes to Bateman's 2,365.
We don't have official records, but the previous high was about 3,700 votes.
Wyncoop, a junior forward, scored 27 points in a 69-64 nonconference victory over Ashland. He made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 27 seconds to play as the Pirates fought off the Grizzlies' comeback attempt.