Sport: Swimming and diving
What she did: Kindlund won the Northwest District Diving meet on Oct. 13 at Anacortes. Her score of 286 points secured an automatic berth to the Class 2A State Championships next month. Kindlund also took first in the diving competition in Northwest Conference dual meet against Burlington-Edison on Thursday, Oct. 19, with a six-dive score of 157.80.
Coach's quote: "Ellie works hard every day and she leads the Bellingham squad of divers by example and encouragement. She most often wins in dual meet competition, and doubles her team involvement by racing in the 50-yard freestyle and the 4x50 freestyle relay. Ellie is a great asset to the Red Raider swim team." - Jeff Anderson
Sport: Cross country
What he did: Bradley won the individual title at the Northwest Conference Championships on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Civic Stadium with an impressive time of 15 minutes, 21 seconds. Bradley out-kicked Squalicum's Patrick Gibson over the final quarter mile to win his final showdown against a talented group of senior distance runners from Whatcom County.
Coach's quote: "Tom earns what he gets with tremendously hard work and dedication plus a growing understanding of how to race." - Carey Bacon
Athletes of the Week are selected by the Sports staff of The Bellingham Herald from a list of student athletes nominated by their coaches for their outstanding accomplishments. Coaches, please submit your nominations to email@example.com by 3 p.m. on Friday.
? Brooke Bonsen, Lynden volleyball
? Caleb Newman, Lynden football
? Emily Pittis, Sehome cross country
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