Athletes of the Week — March 21



Tyler Black, Shadow Ridge

The junior went 6-for-11 with four runs, a double, a triple, a homer and nine RBIs as the Mustangs swept Legacy.

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Boys Golf

Benjamin Sawaia, Coronado

The junior shot 4-under-par 68 with seven birdies to help the Cougars win a Southeast League match at Anthem. He also hit an eagle and a birdie on the last two holes to beat Bishop Gorman in a dual meet at Anthem.

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Ryan Watkins, Sierra Vista

The sophomore had three home runs, including two grand slams, and 14 RBIs in three Southwest League victories for the Mountain Lions.

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Boys Swimming

Alexsander Johannesen, Valley

The senior posted a pair of freestyle victories against Virgin Valley, winning the 50-yard freestyle in 21.97 seconds and the 100 freestyle in 49.79.

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Girls Swimming

Lily Jesperson, Foothill

The junior won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:50.19 and the 200 individual medley in 2:28.69 in a 202-77 victory over Las Vegas.

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Boys Track

Keyon White, Canyon Springs

The senior swept the hurdles at the Arbor View Invitational, taking the 110-meter hurdles in 16.85 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 42.03.

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Girls Track

Olivia Smith, Bishop Gorman

The junior, who also plays volleyball and basketball, set a new school record in the triple jump with a distance of 37 feet, 9½ inches.

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Boys Volleyball

Pascual Chavez, Liberty

The junior outside hitter had 18 kills in a 25-11, 20-25, 19-25, 26-24, 15-8 victory over Legacy.

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