WIAA/Seattle Times state athletes of the week
State Athletes of the Week for May 15-21, chosen from nominations by athletic directors.
Dylan Davis, Redmond baseball: Davis, a senior, was 6 for 10 with three doubles, a home run and six RBI as Redmond went 3-0 to earn a spot in the state semifinals. He also struck out seven in a five-hit shutout of Kentwood.
Brandi Williams, Auburn Riverside track and field: The Ravens sophomore won a district title in the long jump with a leap of 17 feet, 10 ¾ inches.
Blake Snell, Shorewood baseball: Snell, a senior, struck out 15 and allowed only a seventh-inning hit in a 3-0 shutout of West Seattle. He also went 3 for 4 in a win over Seattle Prep for a trip to the state semifinals.
Taylor Watkins, Bonney Lake softball: Watkins, a junior, was 7 for 7 with a double, two triples and three RBI, reaching base in all 10 at-bats, in the district semifinal and title games.
Adam Talley, East Valley (Spokane) soccer: Talley, a junior, scored all four goals as the Knights beat Selah 2-0 and Ellensburg 2-1 to reach the state semifinals.
Angie Zuniga, Toppenish track and field: Zuniga, a junior, won the 100 meters, placed second in the 200 and anchored the winning 400 relay at the district meet.
Nathan Anderson and Ty King, Cascade Christian tennis: The seniors won the tri-district tournament doubles crown without dropping a set.
Elise Wilcox, Bush track and field: Wilcox, a senior, won the high jump and triple jump and was runner-up in the long jump at the tri-district meet, qualifying for state in all three.
Marcus Vanderholm, Manson track and field: Vanderholm, a junior, swept the 1,600 and 3,200 at the district meet.
Emma Brattain, Adna softball: Brattain, a sophomore, was 2 for 4 with the winning RBI single in the seventh inning against Napavine, and hit a walkoff, two-run homer against Toutle Lake.
Lucy Defilippis, Seton Catholic track and field: The freshman at the Vancouver school set district-meet records while winning the 1,600 and 3,200.
State Athletes of the Week are selected by the WIAA and The Seattle Times from nominations by athletic directors.
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