ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Nic Maccioni, Faith Lutheran
The senior forward averaged 25.5 points in Northwest League victories over Legacy and Palo Verde.
Lauryn Calo, Shadow Ridge
The senior guard averaged 23.7 points in three victories for the Mustangs, including 35 points in a 75-69 overtime win at Cimarron-Memorial on Jan. 9.
Denae Benites, Centennial
The sophomore totaled 340 yards receiving and six touchdowns and added five interceptions in league wins over Arbor View and Shadow Ridge.
Michael Lancelot, Liberty
The 152-pound junior pinned his Basic opponent in 32 seconds, helping the Patriots to a 49-25 victory over the Wolves.
HEAD OF THE CLASS
BONANZA — Wrestler Tyler Weinand placed second at the Pine View Invitational in St. George, Utah.
CENTENNIAL — Girls basketball player Samantha Thomas hit a 3-pointer with eight seconds to play to give the Bulldogs a 68-65 win over St. Mary’s (California). Boys basketball player Troy Brown had 20 of his 32 points in the second half in a 75-61 road win over Durango.
CIMARRON-MEMORIAL — Boys basketball player Kamakana Winquist had 16 points and 13 rebounds and hit the go-ahead jumper with 25 seconds remaining in a 64-63 win over Shadow Ridge.
DESERT OASIS — Girls basketball player Sierra Mich’l had 18 points and 14 rebounds in a 57-52 victory over Spring Valley that gave the Diamondbacks control of second place in the Southwest League.
LAKE MEAD — Girls basketball player Josey White hit four 3-pointers and scored 22 points in a 53-28 win over The Meadows.
LEGACY — Girls bowler Alexi Gamon averaged 174 in a victory over Shadow Ridge.
PAHRUMP VALLEY — Girls basketball player Bethany Calvert had a total of 24 points, eight rebounds, nine steals and seven assists in three games.
SIERRA VISTA — Boys bowler Eli Hall rolled a 218 game in a 9-0 win over Bonanza.