Athletes of the Week — Sept. 27


Boys cross country

Alex Miller, Centennial

The junior won the UNLV Invitational, covering the 3.1-mle course at Craig Ranch Park in 16 minutes, 20 seconds.

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Girls cross country

Jazmin Felix, Desert Pines

The sophomore finished first at the UNLV Invitational at Craig Ranch Park, finishing the 3.1-mile race in 19 minutes.

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Taariq Flowers, Del Sol

The senior rushed for 229 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries to lead the Dragons to a 44-6 win over Western.

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Girls golf

Hunter Pate, Bishop Gorman

The senior shot 4-under-par 67 at Bear’s Best to earn medalist honors and lift the Gaels to victory in a seven-team Southwest League match.

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Boys soccer

William Hailu, Durango

The senior scored three goals in the Trailblazers’ two games last week, including two in a 3-3 road draw with No. 2 Bishop Gorman.

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Girls soccer

Rainee Brito, Virgin Valley

The freshman scored all four goals in the Bulldogs’ 4-2 win against Las Vegas. She is tied for fourth in the Southern Nevada with 16 goals this season, and all the players ahead of her are either juniors or seniors.

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Boys tennis

Chase Hadley, Moapa Valley

The junior posted a 3-0 singles record to lift the Pirates to a 14-4 win over Virgin Valley.

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Girls tennis

Madi Cherry, Bonanza

The sophomore was 3-0 in singles play to lift the Bengals to a 12-6 win over Spring Valley. Bonanza is 8-4 this season.

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Girls volleyball

Dani Mason, The Meadows

The junior had 12 kills and 13 digs in a win over Pahrump Valley. Mason also led the Mustangs to a doubleheader sweep of Lincoln County by putting down a total of 10 kills.