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.
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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.