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Athletes of the Week — Nov. 7

Athletes of the Week

Boys Cross Country

Christian Franklin, Valley

The junior won the Class 3A state cross country title, covering the 3.1-mile course at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Boulder City in 16 minutes, 22.2 seconds. It was the best time in any class.

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Girls Cross Country

Jazmin Felix, Desert Pines

The junior won the Class 4A state championship, posting a time of 19 minutes, 28.6 seconds over the 3.1-mile course at Boulder City’s Veterans’ Memorial Park.

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Football

Colton Zobrist, Desert Oasis

The junior quarterback completed 16 of 24 passes for 229 yards, including a 51-yard toss for the go-ahead touchdown with 3:55 to play, to give the Diamondbacks a 30-28 win over Silverado to clinch a playoff berth. Zobrist also booted a 37-yard field goal.

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Boys Soccer

Daniel Rangel, Las Vegas

The sophomore had five goals and four assists in the Wildcats’ three Mountain Region tournament games on their way to the team’s first region title since 2009.

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Girls Soccer

Ashtyn Fink, Bishop Gorman

The senior had five goals and three assists to help the Gaels win three games and capture the Desert Region championship, their second region title in two years.

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Girls Volleyball

Angelina Starck, Bishop Gorman

The sophomore combined for 27 kills and 84 assists to help the Gaels win the Desert Region tournament and Southern Nevada championship match en route to the area’s top seed in the Class 4A state tournament.

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