As of Monday, December 26, 2016
SUNNYSIDE The Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association has named a local basketball player as athlete of the week in the 1B classification.
Kristen Broersma of Sunnyside Christian was recognized for scoring 10 points and collecting 8 rebounds against La Salle on Dec. 6.
Four days later, she scored 27 points and hauled in 16 boards, as well as recorded 7 blocks against Mabton.
She was nominated by a community member and receives a congratulatory letter from WIAA Executive Director Mike Colbrese, as well as a T-shirt and certificate.