High School Sports

Athletes of the Week for February 4, 2010

The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for February 4, 2010.


Brittany Blackketter, Jr., Kennewick

She rolled games of 213, 212 and 238 to win the CBBN 4A district championship, leading the Lions to the team title and a state berth.


Andrew Blanchard, Fr., Richland

He won the 100-yard butterfly in a state-qualifying time of 55.40 seconds vs. Wenatchee and won the 100 freestyle against Moses Lake.

Girls Basketball

Nicole Roberts, Sr., Columbia (Burbank)

She had 23 points, 13 rebounds and four steals in an SCAC East win over Warden and scored 21 points in a win over Wahluke.


Abraham Rodriguez, Fr., Hermiston

He was unseeded at 135 pounds at the Resers Tournament of Champions yet won the title, 13-4 over Canby’s A.J. Ballard.

Boys Basketball

Michael Weisner, Sr., Walla Walla

He scored a career-high 34 points, hitting six 3s, to go over 1,000 for his career in a CBBN Cascade victory over Eisenhower.

* 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.