The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for October 29, 2009.
Matt Hadley, Soph., Connell
He ran for 126 yards and three second-half touchdowns to lead the Eagles past Royal 30-14, securing a share of the SCAC East title.
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Zach Martin, Sr., Hanford
He won the CBBN 3A district title to lead the Falcons to the team championship, finishing the 5K course in 16:33.
Helen Peterson, Soph., Prosser
She scored five goals in a win over Grandview, then had a goal and an assist and converted her shootout PK to beat Wapato.
Adriana Ramos, Jr., Grandview
She had 12 kills and four blocks in a win over Toppenish, and 11 kills and four blocks in beating Prosser as Hounds won CWAC South title.
Stephanie Tixier, Fr., Hanford
She swam school records and state times in back-to-back events -- 100-yard butterfly and 100 free -- at CBBN championship meet.
* 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.