ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alex Botticelli, Palo Verde
The sophomore defeated Clark’s Artem Iermolov 6-3, 6-1 to capture the Class 4A state singles championship.
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.
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.