Columbia Basin Big Nine Cascade Division players to watch.
-- Should be more of a playmaker on defense with move from tackle to middle linebacker.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to the Tri-City Herald
-- An electrifying athlete who can beat you with his arm or legs; he's projected to play defense in college.
-- His addition to offensive line at midseason helped Bombers' attack get on track; also a disruptive force on defense.
-- Braves ready to open up offense thanks to this left-hander who throws a good deep ball.
-- An all-league pick as a sophomore, he packs a wallop with every hit of his 6-1, 220-pound frame.
-- Injuries have derailed his career so far, but if he can stay healthy, he'll have a big season.
-- The 4A's Defensive MVP last year, the Bombers want to get him involved more on the offensive end this year.
-- Baseball is his favorite, but several coaches say he could be a legit D-I football recruit.
RB/LB, West Valley
-- Took advantage of injuries to move up the depth chart and show he deserves to stay there.
-- Didn't get fully healthy until midway through last year, yet still caught team-high 30 passes.
-- A former regional 100 champion in track whose true calling card is at linebacker.
QB/DB, Walla Walla
-- Move behind center allows this playmaker to control the action on every down.