Congratulations to Cedarcrest High School softball player Michaela Carter for being voted our Washington Federal Athlete of the Week!
Over a three-game stretch Carter went 7-for-10 with three triples, a home run, seven runs scored and eight RBI. Carter has committed to play softball next year at Fordham University in New York.
Carter received 37% of the vote, with Richland softball player Addison Pettit finishing second with 34%. Curtis baseball player Jason Tutton finished third, receiving 26% of the vote.
Here are the six other athletes who were nominated for April 29-May 5:
Addison Pettit, Richland softball: Pettit helped lead Richland to a 4-0 record last week with 11 hits, 14 RBI, 12 runs scored and a .733 average. She also hit two home runs.
Jason Tutton, Curtis baseball: Tutton, a senior catcher, led Curtis to a 7-6 win over Olympia on senior night. He went 3-for-4 with a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 8th inning.
Sawyer Jenks, Royal baseball: Jenks, a senior pitcher/shortstop/first baseman, went 4-for-11 with seven RBI last week. He also pitched a no-hitter, recorded a save and struck out 16 over three games.
Aliya Wilson, Tahoma track & field: Wilson, who will run track for Kentucky next season, was part of a 4x400m relay team that broke the school record on Thursday, then three-peated as the elite 100m champion (11.69) at the Jesuit Twilight Relays on Friday.
Ryan Davy, Washougal track & field: Davy won the 100m (10.94), the 200m (22.19) and ran the anchor leg for the winning 4x100m relay (43.94) at the Spudder Track and Field Classic at Ridgefield High School on Friday.
Solomon Katumbi, Ferris boys soccer: Katumbi scored three goals last week, leading the Saxons to district playoff wins over Walla Walla (2-0; 1 goal) and Gonzaga Prep (4-0; 2 goals). Ferris will play Pasco in the District 8 championship game on May 11.