The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for December 17, 2009.
Danielle Cuevas, Jr., Kamiakin
She won the all-around at the first All-CBBN meet of the season with 33.475 points, finishing second on the vault, bars and floor exercise.
Reuben Lopez, Sr., Othello
He won his fourth Leonard Schutte title, this time at 140 pounds, and earned outstanding wrestler honors for the tourney.
Justin Pedley, Soph., Kamiakin
He scored a game-high 21 points in a win over Pasco and 15 points in a win over Kennewick, upping his scoring average to 14.5 ppg.
Megan Sax, Sr., Richland
She had eight points, 19 re-bounds and four steals in a win over Southridge, and 10 points, 10 boards and five blocks in a win over Pasco.
Danny Tixier, Sr., Hanford
He won the Walla Walla Pentathlon title while posting state times in the 100-yard butterfly, 100 freestyle and 200 individual medley.
* 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.