High School Sports

Athletes of the Week for February 19, 2009

The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for February 19, 2009.

Boys Basketball

Geo Flores, Warden

He scored 24 points against Royal and 18 against Wahluke as the Cougars split their final two regular-season games.

Girls Basketball

Melanie Van Wingerden, Sr., Sunnyside Christian

She went over 1,000 points for her career in a first-round district win over Bickleton; combined to score 32 points in 2 wins.


Ely Garza, Jr., Southridge

He won the 119-pound 4A regional title to advance to state for a third straight season.

* 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.