ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
The senior center averaged 24.3 points, 14.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 blocked shots in the Bass Pro Shop Tournament of Champions in Springfield, Mo.
The senior guard scored 13 of his game-high 26 points in the fourth quarter, including a 3-pointer at the buzzer, to lift the Miners to a 56-54 road win over Sunrise Mountain.
The freshman forward had nine points and 11 rebounds as the Diamondbacks rallied for a 64-59 win over Palo Verde.
The junior rushed for 182 yards and two TDs on seven carries, had seven tackles and deflected three passes in a 40-0 win over Durango.
HEAD OF THE CLASS
ARBOR VIEW — Girls basketball player Caroline Rivera-Cervantes had 11 points, six rebounds and four steals in a 53-45 win over Desert Hills (Utah). Boys basketball player Jesse Vogel averaged 19 points, four rebounds and five assists for the week.
CHAPARRAL — Boys basketball player Marc Silas topped 1,000 career points in a 72-54 victory over Tech.
DESERT OASIS — Boys basketball player Daron Fuglesten had 13 points and 10 rebounds in a 95-77 win over Palo Verde.
FAITH LUTHERAN — Boys basketball player Blake Bell had a total of 37 points in two games. Girls basketball player Bryanna Neagle had 14 points and nine rebounds against Faith Lutheran.
GREEN VALLEY — Girls basketball player Gwen Garcia averaged 14 points and four assists in wins over Coronado and Rancho. Boys basketball player Xavier Jarvis had 23 points and 11 rebounds in a 55-44 win over Rancho.
LEGACY — Boys basketball player Timothy Jeffries scored 18 of his 19 points in the second half in a 57-42 victory over Paramount (Calif.).
MOJAVE — Flag football player Paige Smith rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries and had five tackles in an 18-12 overtime loss to Sierra Vista.
SHADOW RIDGE — Flag football player Victoria Tolle passed for 168 yards and a touchdown and rushed for a score against Palo Verde.
SIERRA VISTA — Flag football receiver Emily Mackey caught a 10-yard TD pass in overtime in an 18-12 win over Mojave.