The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for May 1, 2008.
Alex Cantu, Jr., Hanford
He posted a pair of top-10 finishes at CBL 3A pod matches, sharing medalist honors with a 2-over 74 at Black Rock Creek.
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Track & Field
Andrew Gonzales, Jr., Southridge
He broke 4 minutes in winning the 1,500 meters at Saturday's Kiwanis Invitational, then came back and won the 3,000.
Clayton Homme, Jr., Southridge
He went 6-for-8 with two homers and five RBIs in a sweep of Eastmont, then was 2-for-4 with two RBIs in a loss to West Valley.
Katie King, Sr., Richland
She tossed a pair of one-hitters, striking out 18 in a win over Wenatchee, and also picked up a save against Walla Walla.
Emmanuel Martinez, Soph., Pasco
He made two saves in regulation and one in a shootout to beat Davis, then stopped a pair of breakaways in a shutout of Eisenhower.
Janell Talbot, Jr., Richland
She handed Wenatchee's Nicole Barnhart her first defeat in a CBL 4A No. 1 singles match, 6-4, 7-6 (0).
* Athletes of the Week are selected by the Herald sports staff and run Thursdays. Coaches with an athlete to nominate should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Mondays.