August 29, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Athletes of the Week
Boys Cross Country
Alex Miller, Centennial
The senior won the Mountain Region race at the Red Rock Running Invitational. He posted a time of 15 minutes, 51 seconds over 3 miles at Floyd Lamb Park.
Girls Cross Country
Raquel Chavez-Velazquez, Basic
The senior won the Desert Region race at the Red Rock Running Invitational at Floyd Lamb Park. Chavez covered the 3-mile course in 18 minutes, 17 seconds.
Christian Vaughn, Desert Oasis
The junior rushed for 299 yards and six touchdowns on 42 carries in a 40-26 victory over Valley.
Riana Mission, Clark
The sophomore shot par 36 to win a nine-hole dual meet against Centennial at Paiute. She won by four strokes over the second-place finisher and helped the Chargers to victory.
Alfredo Diaz, Coronado
The senior had seven goals and eight assists in four games for the Cougars, grabbing the Southern Nevada lead in both categories.
Ashtyn Fink, Bishop Gorman
The senior had 12 goals in two assists in the Gaels’ four wins last week. No other player had more than six goals in the season’s first week.
Dustin Mader and Andrew Lu, Clark
The doubles team started its season by posting a 3-0 mark in its season opener against Sierra Vista on Thursday.
Caitlyn Covington, Shadow Ridge
Covington senior posted a 3-0 singles record in her season debut against Liberty on Friday.
Arien Farfard, Palo Verde
The junior setter had five kills and 19 assists to help the Panthers defeat Bishop Alemany (California) in the Las Vegas Invitational championship game on Saturday.