RENTON — Royal running back Alonso Hernandez was recognized by Washington Interscholastic Activities Association on Wednesday, making the WIAA/Wendy’s athlete of the week list for Week 10 (Oct. 28-Nov.3).
Hernandez rushed for 109 yards on seven carries, scoring all five of his rushing touchdowns in the first quarter of last week’s 78-3 win over Naches Valley.
Each week throughout the school year, the WIAA recognizes varsity athletes who exhibited an outstanding performance for the previous week (based off of nominations). All varsity level students in good academic standing at their schools are eligible to receive the WIAA/Wendy’s Athlete of the Week Award. Students may win the award once during any given academic year.
Nominations are open to athletic administrators, coaches, fans and members of the media, with a weekly deadline of Tuesday at noon.
To view archives of previous winners, visit the WIAA website.
— Staff report