Athletes of the Week — Oct. 25


Boys cross country

Bruce Troncoso, Tech

The senior won the Class 3A Sunrise League final, winning the 3.1-mile race in 17 minutes, 14 seconds.

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Girls cross country

Isabella Davis, Valley

The junior won the Northeast League final, covering the 3.1-mile course in 20 minutes, 36 seconds and leading the Vikings to the team title with 24 points.

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Issac Oliva, Foothill

The senior rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 66 yards, including a 60-yard TD to lead the Falcons to a 29-21 road win at Basic. Oliva also had four tackles.

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Girls golf

Sydney Smith, Faith Lutheran

The senior shot 7-under-par 65 last Tuesday at Highland Falls and finished 2-under-par 142 to win the two-day Class 4A state title. It was Smith’s second individual state title.

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Boys soccer

Isaac Olsen, Foothill

The senior scored twice in the Falcons’ 2-1 victory over Coronado, which had not lost in league play and only once all season. Olsen also scored in a 5-1 win over Liberty.

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Girls soccer

Gianna Gourley, Bishop Gorman

The junior had three goals and two assists in a 9-0 rout of Durango, and seized the Southern Nevada goals lead with 26 entering the final week of the season.

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Boys tennis

Alex Botticelli, Palo Verde

The sophomore defeated Clark’s Artem Iermolov 6-3, 6-1 to capture the Class 4A state singles championship.

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Girls tennis

Audrey Boch-Collins, Clark

The sophomore defeated Bishop Manogue’s Tara Chilton 6-0, 6-1 to win her second consecutive Class 4A state singles title.

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Girls volleyball

Zhanna Colin, Bonanza

The senior outside hitter had 21 kills and seven aces last week in leading the Bengals to victories over Desert Oasis and Spring Valley.

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