Sports Briefs: March 10
CWAC all-league teams announced
Several Quincy High winter sports athletes have been named to Central Washington Athletic Conference all-league teams.
In wrestling, Victor Tafoya was chosen for the first team at 170 pounds. Rey Rubio garnered second-team honors at 285 pounds while Iche Ramirez, 182, and Andy Reynolds, 195, both received honorable mention. Lady Jacks 110-pound wrestler Kateri Rowell was named to the girls first team.
In basketball, Elizabeth Nielson got honorable mention and the Lady Jacks won the conference sportsmanship award. The Quincy Valley Post-Register previously announced that senior basketball guard Johan Farias made the first team.
X-Treme heads to district competition
The Quincy High School dance team will compete in the district tournament Saturday at Moses Lake High School beginning at noon.
The team, called X-Treme, participated in a competition at Hanford on Feb. 27 and placed third against teams from 1A, 2A and 3A schools, adviser Tina Olson said.
QHS graduate earns track honors
A Quincy High School graduate is one of seven indoor track athletes at Central Washington University named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Region team.
Armando Tafoya of George, a junior at CWU, earned the honor in shot put and weight throws. He joins four men and two women from the team who gained all-region standing.
“It’s always great to get that kind of recognition and to know where you stack up on the West Coast and in the region,” said CWU coach Kevin Adkisson. “It’s a positive spin heading into the outdoor season.”