Below are the Week 2: American Family Insurance ALL-USA Western Washington Spring Performers of the Week. Athletes can be nominated to be a top performer by emailing player stats to HSsports@king5.com. Be sure to vote for the top performer below and share your preps photos and videos with us on social media using #K5Preps. The best ones will be shown on TV!
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David Avila, Kentwood boys soccer. Avila scored four goals last week, including the game-winner against Kentridge and a hat trick against Kent-Meridian.
Alana Ponce, Gig Harbor girls water polo. Ponce helped Gig Harbor to three wins last week, scoring 10 of the Tides’ 18 goals against Enumclaw. She also scored eight goals against Stadium and seven goals against Peninsula.
Mason Sallee, Federal Way track and field. After the Kent-Meridian Invite, Sallee leads the state in two field events. He earned a new personal record with 22’ 9.50 in the long jump, which is 17” better than his previous record. Sallee also reached 46’ 5.25 in the triple jump.
Harrison Goonewardene, Mercer Island baseball. Goonewardene went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double and three RBIs against Sammamish Thursday. The Washington commit also collected two RBIs against Sammamish Friday and drove in one of the Islanders’ three runs against Redmond.
Maddie Morgan, Lynnwood softball. Morgan went 3-for-3 at the plate against Jackson and smacked a grand slam against Shorewood before the game was postponed in the second inning. But Morgan’s most impressive game was against Shorecrest, where the Alabama commit pounded two doubles, a home run, and three RBIs. She even stepped in at pitcher, striking out two of the three batters she faced.
Sammy Ruiz, Mountlake Terrace softball. Ruiz drove in nine runs in three games last week and went 8-for-9 at the plate. Her best performance was against Kamiak, where she went 4-for-4, with four runs scored, five RBIs, three home runs, and a double. Ruiz also got one win in the circle against Edmonds-Woodway.