Week 8 prep fall athlete of the week vote

Weekly vote is sponsored by Athletes Corner

By Tim Martinez, Columbian Assistant Sports Editor



Nominees for high school fall sports athlete of the week, sponsored by Athletes Corner, for the week ending Nov. 2. Voting will conclude at 8 p.m. Thursday with results published in Friday’s Columbian.

KYLE DEGRAAFF, LA CENTER BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Degraaff raced to a nine-second victory at the 1A district meet at Lewis River Golf Course, winning in 16:48 and leading La Center to a team win.

ALEXIS FULLER, UNION GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Fuller finished second in the 4A bi-district meet at American Lake Golf Course in Tacoma, finishing in 18:31 and helping Union clinch a state berth.

DOMINIK GORECKI, COLUMBIA RIVER TENNIS: Gorecki clinched a state berth with a second-place finish at the Class 3A bi-district tournament in Olympia.

MARIE MATHEWS, CAMAS SOCCER: Matthews record eight saves in three shutout victories, including a key, diving saving in the district title match against Union to preserve a 1-0 victory for the Papermakers.

NICOLETTE NESBITT, WOODLAND VOLLEYBALL: Nesbitt averaged 31 assists and 12 digs over three matches in the Trico League tournament, helping the Beavers finish second.

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