The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for April 2, 2009.
Travis Chalk, Sr., Hanford
He belted two homers and drove in five runs in a victory over Eisenhower; had three HRs, eight hits and nine RBIs in four games.
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Eddie Mendoza, Sr., Pasco
He set a school record with four assists in a 5-0 win over West Valley, then scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Roosevelt.
Eden Garza, Jr., Othello
Left-hander had a no-hitter vs. Quincy and a one-hitter vs. Wapato; in Game 2, she had two triples, a homer and 8 RBIs.
Drew Reinland, Jr., Walla Walla
He shot a 2-over 74 at Apple Tree to tie for medalist honors at the Central Washington Invite and was sixth at an All-CBBN meet.
Track & Field
Shaniae Lakes, Sr., Richland
She broke the school record in the triple jump twice -- first at a four-team CBBN meet, then going 38-8 at the Holder Relays.
Ali Welch, Jr., Kamiakin
She won two singles matches -- at No. 1 over Sunnyside's Sasha Castro and at No. 2 over Moses Lake's Rachel Hofstetter.
* 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.