Athletes of the Week for 5-27

Good Monday morning. It, of course, is Memorial Day, and we bring you another round of Athletes of the Week as we return to the boys this week. We, however, want to also use this segment to offer our thanks to our veterans, both current and former, for their service to our country, helping ensure that we all have the freedoms we do.

To the AotW’s.

MOUNT SI – We were going to do this as an honorary AotW last week, but forgot, so we’re going to hit the pitch this week and recognize senior goalkeeper Nick Huft for his heroic efforts manning the goal for the Wildcats during their loser-out playoff game May 14 against Skyline. Huft was summoned into action after regular keeper Bruce Corrie, who had done so well this season in helping MSHS win the Kingco regular season title, hurt his thigh and was knocked out of action as a result. While the end result of the game did not go well for the Wildcats, who saw their season end after so much promise throughout it, that Huft did the best he could under what could be best described as some pretty challenging circumstances earns him the AotW recognition this week. Huft will be graduating in a few short weeks from MSHS, and we wish him all the best as he chases his dreams in whatever field he pursues.

CEDARCREST – The diamond is where we go, and junior Ben Lemery gets our nod this week after posting a strong season; Lemery finished the season hitting better than .350, second-best on the CHS roster, with one homer and 16 RBI’s, helping the Red Wolves make the state tournament in 2015, an appearance that was short-lived after a heartbreaking extra-inning loss to North Kitsap at the regionals in Centralia back on Saturday. Lemery will be back next spring, and will look to get the Red Wolves back to state for the second straight season.

We’ll have some youth baseball, softball and volleyball coming up for you. Our last AotW segment of the school year will be at this time next Monday, and we’re doing both boys and girls, and it’s going to be track and field for both.

Rhett Workman

About Rhett Workman

Rhett Workman is the editor of the Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal. Workman is a veteran sports journalist, having covered Snoqualmie Valley sports for nearly a decade with the Snoqualmie Valley Record newspaper before starting up the SVSJ. Workman's coverage has earned the support and respect of Valley coaches, players, parents and fans, and the SVSJ continues the standard of coverage that Workman brought to the Valley Record.
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