The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for November 12, 2009.
Angelica Rodriguez, Sr., Hermiston
She finished second to Summit’s Megan Friscoe at the Oregon 5A state championships, finishing the 5-kilometer course in 19:09.
Chance Watt, Jr., River View
He rushed for 119 yards and three TDs in leading the Panthers to their first playoff win since 2001, beating Naches Valley in regionals.
Kelli Wilson, Sr., Prosser
She scored the go-ahead goal and assisted on the clinching score as the Mustangs earned a state berth by beating Othello 3-1.
Page Woodward, Sr., Royal
In district wins over Zillah, Goldendale and Granger, the SCAC East MVP had 42 kills and 55 digs to lead Royal to its first-ever title.
* 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.