The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for February 19, 2009.
Geo Flores, Warden
He scored 24 points against Royal and 18 against Wahluke as the Cougars split their final two regular-season games.
Melanie Van Wingerden, Sr., Sunnyside Christian
She went over 1,000 points for her career in a first-round district win over Bickleton; combined to score 32 points in 2 wins.
Ely Garza, Jr., Southridge
He won the 119-pound 4A regional title to advance to state for a third straight season.
* Athletes of the Week are selected by the Herald sports staff and run Thursdays. Coaches with an athlete to nominate should e-mail email@example.com by noon Mondays.