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HEAD OF THE CLASS: Mountain View’s Ottofy strikes out 26 over 10 hitless innings

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

BASEBALL

Chase Ottofy

Mountain View

The junior pitcher threw 10 hitless innings, striking out 26, as the Saints no-hit Laughlin in both games of a doubleheader sweep, winning 14-0 and 5-1.

Ryne Nelson

Basic

The junior threw a five-inning no-hitter and went 2-for-3 with a triple, a double and three RBIs in an 11-0 win over Foothill.

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SOFTBALL

Taylor Barnum

Virgin Valley

The freshman was 5-for-5 with two home runs and six RBIs in a 20-5 win over Desert Pines.

Alia Armstrong

Durango

The senior was 3-for-3 with a grand slam and seven RBIs in a 19-2 win over Rancho.

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BOYS SWIMMING

Michael Velazquez

Green Valley

The senior set school records in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 50.18 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 52.52 in leading the Gators to a 190-73 victory over Valley.

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HEAD OF THE CLASS

ARBOR VIEW — Boys track athlete Nick Sandoval finished seventh in the 400-meter dash and ran on the third-place 800 relay team and fourth-place 1,600 relay teams at the Sunset Region Freshman-Sophomore Championships. Girls track athlete Aelicia Taylor was named the Athlete of the Meet at the Sunset Region Freshman-Sophomore Championships after winning the 100 in 13.13 seconds and the 200 in 26.19.

DESERT OASIS — Girls sprinter Ashle Love set a school record of 13.6 seconds in winning the 100-meter dash and ran the anchor leg of the 800 relay team that set a school record with a time of 1:46.0 in a meet with Silverado and Green Valley. Boys pole vaulter Tyler Stott placed first at the Sunset Region Freshman-Sophomore Championships with a mark of 11 feet, 6 inches.

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Softball player Elle Germany was 7-for-16 with four doubles, eight RBIs and two stolen bases over four games.

PALO VERDE — Girls swimmer Kasdyn Rafie won the 50- and 100-yard freestyles in a 226-56 win over Durango. Boys swimmer Mihail Amiorkov placed first in the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke and swam on the winning 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams in a 229-39 victory over Durango.

SIERRA VISTA — Baseball player Justin Rasavage was 7-for-9 with four doubles and two RBIs for the week. Girls track athlete Courtney O’Neal won the long jump and was third in the 100-meter dash at the Sunset Region Freshman-Sophomore Championships.

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