High School Sports

Athletes of the Week for October 2, 2008

The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for October 2, 2008.

Volleyball

Chani Brisby, Sr., River View

She had 19 assists, 14 kills and two aces in an SCAC East victory over Kiona-Benton, then had nine kills, 15 assists and four aces in a win over Royal.



Cross Country

Maggie Jones, Soph., Richland

She finished 15th in the elite field of the Nike Pre-Nationals in Portland, leading the Bombers to a third-place finish in the team standings.



Football

Josh Loera, Sr., Moses Lake

He ran for 102 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and was a perfect 16-of-16 passing for 121 yards in leading the Chiefs to a 14-3 road win over Pasco.



Swimming

Natilee Ruiz, Fr., Othello

Swimming unattached with Moses Lake, she swam a 2A state-qualifying time of 1:00.89 in the 100-yard butterfly and 1:58.73 in the 200 freestyle.





Soccer

Jori Skorpik, Jr., Kamiakin

She had both goals in the Braves' CBBN victory over Eastmont and a hat trick in their win over Walla Walla -- the 300th of coach Chris Erikson's career.



* Athletes of the Week are selected by the Herald sports staff and run Thursdays. Coaches with an athlete to nominate should e-mail rferran@tricityherald.com by noon Mondays.

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