Prep athlete of the week nominees 1/21

Nominees for The Columbian’s prep athlete of the week for the week of Jan. 14-19. Athletes are limited to one nomination during the regular season.

GABE BUNKER, LA CENTER BOYS WRESTLING: Bunker won the 160-pound division and was the named the outstanding wrestler in the upper weights at the Kalama Rubber Chicken Invitational.

JORDAN HEARD, SKYVIEW GIRLS BOWLING: Heard rolled a 276 game and added two other games of 213 during three matches last week that capped the regular season.

DAVID SNUFFIN, COLUMBIA RIVER BOYS SWIMMING: Snuffin broke the Columbia River school record for the 50 freestyle, winning in a state-qualifying time of 22.37 seconds. He also won the 100 freestyle in 50.62 seconds in a meet against Skyview.

AUBREY WARD-EL, SKYVIEW BOYS BASKETBALL: Ward-El scored 21 points in Skyview’s big win over Union and added 14 in a win over Heritage as the Storm moved into first place in the 4A GSHL.

WYATT YEAROUT, HOCKINSON BOYS BASKETBALL: Yearout had 24 points and eight rebounds in a key 2A GSHL win over Washougal. He added 13 points, including a key late 3-pointer against Ridgefield as the Hawks shared first place in the league.

To cast your vote, go to The Columbian’s prep sports facebook page at

Voting will continue until 8 p.m. Thursday and be announced in Friday’s edition of The Columbian.

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