The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for February 5, 2009.
Brittany Blackketter, Soph., Kennewick
She rolled games of 177 and 182 to help the Lions win the CBBN district championship for the fourth time in five years.
Marshall Goodrich, Sr., Moses Lake
He won the 200- and 500-yard freestyles and anchored the winning 200 free relay as the Chiefs beat Richland and Hanford to clinch the CBBN title.
Alfredo De La Barrera, Jr., Sunnyside
He had double-doubles in wins over Kennewick (16 points, 10 rebounds) and Hanford (10 and 10) and scored 15 points in a victory over Southridge.
Esther Timofeyev, Sr., Moses Lake Christian
She scored 34 points to lead MLC to an upset of league-leading Pateros, then scored 49 points in a victory over Easton.
Dustin Utecht, Jr., Richland
His third-round pin at 130 pounds helped Richland to a 44-26 CBBN Cascade dual-meet win over Kamiakin.
* 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.