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.
- Lexi Bottomley, Prairie gymnastics 13%
- Nicole Goecke, Prairie girls basketball 27%
- Adrianne Schock, Battle Ground bowling 2%
- Kienan Walter, King's Way Christian boys basketball 17%
- Kenji Yamashita, Mountain View wrestling 41%
2291 total votes.