High School Sports

Athletes of the Week for October 9, 2008

The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for October 9, 2008.


Shawna Anderson, Jr., Pasco

She scored the game-winning goal for the second year in a row against Richland in a 2-0 victory, then scored a pair of goals in a 4-0 win over Moses Lake.


Mackenzie Gant, Soph., Prosser

She swam state-qualifying times in the 200-yard IM (2:23.97) and 100 backstroke (1:03.93) as the only local swimmer to place at the Mukilteo Invite.


Marc Garza, Sr., Othello

He threw for 216 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran for a pair of scores, to lead the Huskies past Grandview 56-0 in a CWAC game.

Cross Country

Jordan Ringe, Sr., Hermiston

He finished three-tenths of a second behind Phoenix's Elliott Jantzer, one of the Northwest's top runners, to place second at the Oxford Cross Country Classic.


Shelby Swanson, Sr., Kamiakin

Setter had 29 assists in a three-set sweep of Wenatchee and had 24 assists, three kills, and was 18-for-18 serving with two aces in a win over Kennewick.

* 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.