Prep fall athlete of the week: Kaden Harbertson, Skyview cross country

Weekly honor is sponsored by Athletes Corner



2013 Run-A-Ree. The Skyview High School boys varsity team took first place.

Kaden Harbertson of Skyview cross country was voted The Columbian’s high school fall sports athlete of the week, sponsored by Athletes Corner, for the week ending Oct. 12.

Harbertson collected 39 percent of the 2,574 votes cast by fans to beat out Sam Rice of Ridgefield volleyball, who had 36 percent.

Harbertson placed second at the Sandelie XC Classic in Wilsonville, Ore., in 15 minutes, 47 seconds, helping the Storm place second in the team standings.

The other nominees were Nicole Goecke of Prairie cross country, Darya Samiee of Mountain View swimming and Spencer Tibbits of Fort Vancouver golf.

Nominees and the online ballot are posted at each Monday and voting continues until 8 p.m. Thursday.

Athletes may be elected player of the week once during the regular season, and no athlete can be nominated for the honor in consecutive weeks.