High School Sports

Athletes of the Week for April 16, 2009

The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for April 16, 2009.

Track & Field

Mary Barnett, Jr., Hermiston

She won the shot put at the Willamette Falls Invite with the fifth-best throw in area history (42 feet, 6 inches); also won the discus.


Anthony Garza, Sr., Pasco

He gave up only one earned run in five innings with no walks and three strikeouts in a 3-2 CBBN Columbia win over Kennewick.


Paul Martinez, Fr., Kennewick

He scored two goals in each of the Lions’ CBBN victories against Hanford and Kamiakin to give him five goals on the season.


Gabrielle McCallister, Sr., Kennewick

In a pair of wins over Hanford and a Game 2 victory over Pasco, she went 7-for-10 with four doubles, a triple and seven RBIs.


Sam Merry, Soph., Hanford

She won a pair of No. 1 singles matches vs. Wenatchee and Moses Lake, then captured the No. 1 singles title at the Tri-City Invite.


Gina Ojeda, Jr., Richland

She combined with Hope Neid-hold to win the scramble portion of the Pasco Invite, then won a CBBN pod at Tri-City Country Club.

* 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.