Football player of the week 10/10



Gunnar Long, Ridgefield

Ridgefield’s Gunnar Long was voted The Columbian’s football player of the week in a vote by fans on Facebook.

Long collected 35 percent of the 676 votes cast by fans. La Center’s Jared Huddleston had 24 percent for second place.

Long completed 7 of 13 passes for 146 yards and rushed for three touchdowns in Ridgefield’s 56-3 win over Washougal in Week 6. It is the second week in a row a Ridgefield player has won the weekly honor.

Other nominees for Week 6 included Columbia River’s Clayton Frank, Union’s Leon Siofele and Woodland’s Cy Whitmire.

Nominees are posted on The Columbian’s blog at on Saturday. Voting starts shortly thereafter at and continues until Tuesday evening.