Week 3 winter prep athlete of the week nominees

Weekly vote sponsored by Athletes Corner

By Tim Martinez, Columbian Assistant Sports Editor



Nominees for high school winter sports athlete of the week, sponsored by Athletes Corner, for the week ending Dec. 21. Voting will conclude at 8 p.m. Thursday with results published in Friday’s Columbian.

LEXI BOTTOMLEY, PRAIRIE GYMNASTICS: Bottomley recorded a score of 9.55 to win the bars and 9.0 on the beam to tie for first in a meet at VEGA gymnastics.

NICOLE GOECKE, PRAIRIE GIRLS BASKETBALL: The senior averaged 17 points a game in three victories for the Falcons, including 16 points and 10 rebounds against Union.

ADRIANNE SCHOCK, BATTLE GROUND BOWLING: Schock rolled games of 237 and 212 to lift the Tigers to a win over Kelso and remained unbeaten on the season.

KIENAN WALTER, KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN BOYS BASKETBALL: The sophomore averaged 21 points in three wins for the Knights, including a 30-point game in which Walter converted five 3-pointers.

KENJI YAMASHITA, MOUNTAIN VIEW WRESTLING: Yamashita won three matches by pin then beat Pryce Seely of Richland 8-2 to win the 138-pound division and help Mountain View place second at the Best of the West Tournament in Pasco.

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