The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for January 7, 2010.
Nathan Gonzalez, Soph., Sunnyside
He won the 103-pound division at the Hanford Winter Cup, defeating Richland’s Josh Andrew 3-0 in the championship match.
Jessica Small, Sr., Kiona-Benton
She had 13 points and 14 re-bounds in each of the Bears’ wins at the Dayton Christmas tourney over LaCrosse-Washtucna and Dayton.
Gary Winston, Sr., Walla Walla
Idaho signee went off for 40 points against Post Falls and 43 vs. University at the North Idaho College Holiday Basketball tourney.
* 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.