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Athletes of the Week — Aug. 29

Athletes of the Week

Boys Cross Country

Alex Miller, Centennial

The senior won the Mountain Region race at the Red Rock Running Invitational. He posted a time of 15 minutes, 51 seconds over 3 miles at Floyd Lamb Park.

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Girls Cross Country

Raquel Chavez-Velazquez, Basic

The senior won the Desert Region race at the Red Rock Running Invitational at Floyd Lamb Park. Chavez covered the 3-mile course in 18 minutes, 17 seconds.

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Football

Christian Vaughn, Desert Oasis

The junior rushed for 299 yards and six touchdowns on 42 carries in a 40-26 victory over Valley.

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Girls Golf

Riana Mission, Clark

The sophomore shot par 36 to win a nine-hole dual meet against Centennial at Paiute. She won by four strokes over the second-place finisher and helped the Chargers to victory.

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Boys Soccer

Alfredo Diaz, Coronado

The senior had seven goals and eight assists in four games for the Cougars, grabbing the Southern Nevada lead in both categories.

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Girls Soccer

Ashtyn Fink, Bishop Gorman

The senior had 12 goals in two assists in the Gaels’ four wins last week. No other player had more than six goals in the season’s first week.

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Boys Tennis

Dustin Mader and Andrew Lu, Clark

The doubles team started its season by posting a 3-0 mark in its season opener against Sierra Vista on Thursday.

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Girls Tennis

Caitlyn Covington, Shadow Ridge

Covington senior posted a 3-0 singles record in her season debut against Liberty on Friday.

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Girls Volleyball

Arien Farfard, Palo Verde

The junior setter had five kills and 19 assists to help the Panthers defeat Bishop Alemany (California) in the Las Vegas Invitational championship game on Saturday.

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