High School Sports

Athletes of the Week for December 18, 2008

The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for December 18, 2008.


Brittany Blackketter, Jr., Kennewick

She rolled games of 191 and 183 in a victory over Davis and 192 and 201 against Moses Lake as the Lions avenged their only loss of the year.


Tyler Burgett, Sr., Prosser

He already has four state-qualfying times (100-yard butterfly, 100 breaststroke, 200 IM and 100 backstroke) and set 10 school records.


Kayla Curtis, Soph., Kamiakin

She won three of four events at a CBBN meet at her home gym en route to capturing the all-around with a score of 35.65.

Girls Basketball

Hayley Hodgins, Soph., Pasco

She scored 20 points in back-to-back wins over Kamiakin on Friday and Richland on Saturday; her season average is 23.3 ppg.

Boys Basketball

Jeremy Rojas, Sr., Kamiakin

He scored 20 points in a win over Pasco on Friday night, then had 14 points and 10 assists in a win over Kennewick on Saturday.


Chris Strawn, Sr.., River View

He won both his matches at an SCAC four-team meet in Goldendale, then placed second at 152 pounds at the Connell Invitational.

* 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.