Week 7 fall prep athlete of the week vote

Weekly vote 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 Oct. 26. Voting will conclude at 8 p.m. Thursday with results published in Friday’s Columbian.

AUSTIN BLANKENSHIP, COLUMBIA RIVER BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: After finishing second to Kelso’s Nick Mournier last year, Blankenship won the 3A district meet by seven seconds over Mournier, winning in 15:15.

DIEGO DE LA TORRE, HOCKINSON GOLF: De La Torre captured the 2A district tournament in dominating fashion, winning by 13 strokes and helping Hockinson win the team title.

NICOLE GOECKE, PRAIRIE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Goecke defended her 3A district title, posting a 99-second victory with winning time of 16:45.

JONATHAN HO, CAMAS TENNIS: Ho won a three-set battle over Union’s Tanner Blake to claim the 4A district singles championship.

MORGAN MICHELETTI, LA CENTER VOLLEYBALL: Micheletti had seven aces and 54 digs, including a whopping 40 digs in a division-clinching win over King’s Way Christian.

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