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Posted on Jun 8, 2018

Quincy athletes earn all-CWAC nods for spring sports

Several Quincy athletes were recognized for their talent and sportsmanship at the end of the 2018 spring sports season.
According to press releases issued by the Central Washington Athletic Conference, more than a dozen awards went to Quincy athletes and teams.
Tyson Thornton earned first-team honors in the Horizontal Jumps category of track and field, along with Grandview’s Ricky Abarca and East Valley’s Kenneth Lewis. Thornton also earned an honorable mention in the throwing category. Among girls, Jane Kennedy earned second-team honors in distance running and teammate Bryn Heikes earned an honorable mention.
In fastpitch softball, the Quincy Lady Jacks earned the league’s Sportsmanship Team Award, while two players earned individual honors. Hannah Soelter, a senior and Jazmine Benitez, a senior, as well, received honorable mentions.
In boys’ soccer, senior defender and co-captain Yordi Coronel received a first-team all-league mention.
Midfielder Ignacio “Nacho” Castillo, another senior received a first-team all-league mention, and sophomore Arturo Aramburo received an all-league first-team mention as a forward.
In girls’ golf, Stacia Sarty was one of five members of the all-league first team. Sarty qualified for the state tournament in Richland’s Horn Rapids course this year.
In boys’ golf, the CWAC honored Trajan Trevino as one of the six members of its all-league second team. Trevino qualified to the state tournament in Richland this year, as well.
In tennis, the boys team and the girls team both won the league’s sportsmanship award.
Louis Merred earned second-team all-league honors, and the doubles team of Gates Petersen and Randy Hodges earned first-team honors.
All three players qualified for state, with Hodges and Petersen finishing in fifth place.

By Post-Register Staff