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Athletes of the Week — Dec. 5

Athletes of the Week

Boys Basketball

Rayshon Funches, Legacy

The senior was named the tournament MVP at the Legacy Tip-Off Classic after leading the Longhorns to the tournament title. He had 16 points, including the go-ahead basket with 32 seconds left, in a 57-54 win over Democracy Prep in the title game.

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Girls Basketball

Lainey Cornwall, Moapa Valley

The senior scored 12 of her 16 points in the middle quarters in a 41-38 win over Boulder City in the championship game of the Lake Mead Holiday Classic.

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Flag Football

Christina Mayberry, Green Valley

The senior scored two touchdowns in a 20-0 victory over Virgin Valley to win the Lady Bulldog Invitational. Mayberry had five catches for 100 yards and a TD, and added a 15-yard rushing score. She also had eight tackles.

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Amod Cianelli, Bishop Gorman

The senior rushed for 286 yards and six touchdowns to power the Gaels to a 69-26 victory over Bishop Manogue for their 10th consecutive state championship.

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Steele Dias, Green Valley

The senior went 5-0 with a pin, three technical falls and a major decision to lead the Gators to the championship at the Green Valley Duals. Dias gave up only two points.

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