The featured Athletes of the Week for March 21-26 are Riley Wickum, of the Sutter Union High softball team, and Luke Kalfsbeek, of the Colusa High baseball team.

Wickum: The senior from Sutter 6-for-13 in two games at the plate Saturday. Wickum also totaled 42 strikeouts in the circle during her four wins. 

Kalfsbeek: The sophomore from Colusa drove in eight runs on five hits in two games against Paradise last week as the RedHawks swept the Bobcats to get 13-0 on the season. 

Kalfsbeek is .447 through 46 plate appearances and is tied for the team-lead in RBI with 13. 

Statistics are submitted on MaxPreps or from coaches and team personnel. 

 If you have a submission for a top male and/or female athlete of the week, email Appeal Sports Editor Jeff Larson at

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