Here are the nominees for the The Columbian 2022-23 Week 9 high school athlete of the week.
Voting will continue until 7 p.m. Thursday, with results announced in Friday’s edition of The Columbian.
Winners of the athlete-of-the-week may not be nominated again during the regular season, and no athlete may be nominated in consecutive weeks.
To avoid vote manipulation, voters must provide an email address. Votes are limited to one per day per email address.
Here are the nominees:
SAMUEL GRICE, WASHOUGAL BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: The junior ran the fastest time by an area runner a the state meet, placing second in the 2A race in 15:56.
LAUREN HARRIS, SKYVIEW VOLLEYBALL: The senior had 23 kills, 25 digs, 29 assists and six blocks in two league wins for the Storm.
ALEXIS LEONE, SETON CATHOLIC GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: The junior captured her second consecutive Class 1A state championship, winning in 18:22, the fastest time of any area runner at the meet.
MEDEA RUSU, RIDGEFIELD GIRLS SWIMMING: Rusu won the district title in the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke at the 2A/1A district meet in Shelton.
KEELY WIECZOREK, CAMAS GIRLS SOCCER: Wieczorek recorded two shutouts and had 15 saves, including a clinching save in a penalty kick shootout in the bi-district final against Curtis.
UPDATED VOTE TOTALS (as of 7:45 a.m. Thursday)
- Keely Wieczorek, Camas soccer, 267
- Alexis Leone, Seton Catholic cross country, 202
- Medea Rusu, Ridgefield swimming, 166
- Samuel Grice, Washougal cross country, 52
- Lauren Harris, Skyview volleyball, 20