ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Boys cross country
Conner Nicholas, Desert Oasis
The junior won the junior-senior boys race at the Falcon Invitational with a time of 16 minutes, 33 seconds for 3.1 miles.
Girls cross country
Myna Buckley, Foothill
The junior ran a 3.1-mile race in 19 minutes, 15 seconds to win the Falcon Invitational.
Braeden St. John, Moapa Valley
The junior scored two touchdowns in the final eight minutes as the Pirates scored 21 unanswered points to beat visiting Chaparral 28-14. St. John caught a 16-yard TD pass with 7:41 to play to tie the game, then scored on a 26-yard TD run with 1:44 left to give Moapa Valley the lead.
Lani Potter, Boulder City
The senior shot 1-under-par 71 on Thursday at Las Vegas National to earn medalist honors and lead the Eagles to victory in a six-team Class 3A Sunrise League match.
Angel Arreola, Sunrise Mountain
The junior had five goals and three assists in two games to help keep the Miners undefeated and untied with three weeks to play.
Brinkley McCoy, Las Vegas
The Wildcats played just once last week, but the sophomore had a goal and two assists in a 4-1 win over Rancho to lift Las Vegas into first place in the Northeast League.
Artem Iermolov, Clark
The sophomore posted a 3-0 mark in singles to lift the Chargers to a 11-7 win over Palo Verde for the Sunset Region team title.
Olivia Maalouf and Karissa Matthews, Bishop Gorman
The duo went 3-0 in doubles to help the Gaels secure a 11-7 win over Faith Lutheran and their second Sunset Region team title.
Natalie Starlin, Centennial
The senior outside hitter totaled 18 kills last week to help the Bulldogs to wins over Spring Valley and Desert Oasis.