High School Football

Columbia Basin Big Nine Columbia Division players to watch

Columbia Basin Big Nine Columbia Division players to watch.

Carlin Andrew

QB/DB, Pasco

Goes behind center again, but with his athleticism, a move back to receiver is possible.

Joe Griffiths

RB, Wenatchee

-- Will be the main man in Panthers' backfield with Tyce Thomas having graduated.

Jobette Guerra

OL, Moses Lake

-- Not as big as older brother B.J., but he's still a force on the Chiefs' front line.

Jason Hanson

WR/DB, Kennewick

-- Could be ready for breakout year with other playmakers gone to graduation.

Tyler Harman

LB, Moses Lake

-- Three-year starter hopes to stay healthy for full season to realizefull potential.

Briggs Helton

OT/DT, Wenatchee

-- One half of the league's best tackle combo on offensive line; also a force on defense.

Clayton Homme

WR/DB, Southridge

-- The Suns like to use his size to full effect on fades at the goal line; also had 29 tackles, 4 picks at safety a year ago.

Devin Jones

WR/DB, Southridge

-- With Homme, he forms one of the state's top receiving duos; soft hands developed as catcher in baseball.

Josh Loera

QB, Moses Lake

-- As efficient running the Chiefs' spread option attack as he is as an All-Area point guard in basketball.

Andrew Mendenhall

QB/DB, Southridge

-- Suns' surge in second half of last season corresponded with his improved play behindcenter.

Dakota Tripp

TE/DE, Kennewick

-- Hopes to follow up breakthrough junior year with even bigger senior campaign.

Austin Wilborn

RB/DB, Pasco

-- Hits the hole quickly - a must in Bulldogs' zone scheme.