The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for April 30, 2009.
Tabatha Bear, Sr., Connell
She won a pair of No. 1 singles matches in straight sets over Burbank's Becky Magaña and Kiona-Benton's Emily Wilson.
Track & Field
Josh Bland, Sr., Hanford
He broke a 25-year-old school record in winning the 400 meters at the Prosser Invite; also won the 200 and 400 at a league meet.
Brian Galvan, Sr., Sunnyside
Forward scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Moses Lake, then he scored the Grizzlies' first goal in a 3-2 shootout win over Eastmont.
Lee Gomez, Sr., Othello
He went 2-for-2 with a triple, a homer and five RBIs in a win over Ephrata, and was 2-for-3 with three RBIs in a win over Ellensburg.
Scott Kim, Soph., Hanford
He won his second consecutive CBBN pod match, shooting a 1-under 71 at Horn Rapids to lead the Falcons to a team title.
Karly Stoltman, Jr., Moses Lake
She struck out 10 in a 10-0, one-hit victory, then whiffed eight and scattered four hits in a 6-1 win over Pasco.
* 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.