High School Sports

Athletes of the Week for March 26, 2009

The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for March 26, 2009.

Track & Field

Kyle Eaton, Sr., Walla Walla

He won both hurdles races at the Richland Jamboree, including the 110-meter hurdles in an area-best time of 15.52 seconds.


Jared Gower, Soph., Kennewick

Goalkeeper made seven saves in a 2-0 win over Hanford and 10 saves in a 3-2 win over Richland in the Lions’ CBBN opener.


Dylan Jahns, Jr., Othello

He shot a 4-over 76 at the Othello Golf Club to win medalist honors at the Othello Invite and lead the Huskies to the team title.


Jake Knox, Sr., Hanford

He won two No. 1 singles matches Saturday, defeating Jake Cruz of Sunnyside, 6-0, 6-1, and Eric Arnold of Kennewick, 6-0, 6-1.


Drew Loftus, Soph., Kennewick

He went 4-for-4 with a double, homer and five RBIs in a season-opening 7-4 win over Lake Washington.


Randi Wright, Jr., Warden

She earned three wins, striking out 25 in 11 innings vs. Mabton and eight in seven innings vs. Cheney; also had five RBIs vs. Mabton.

* 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.