December 14, 2016 - 7:06 pm
ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Demetrius Valdez, Durango
The senior guard had 37 points, five assists, five steals and four rebounds in a 76-63 win over Desert Oasis. Valdez hit six 3-pointers, and scored 14 points in the third quarter to help the Trailblazers rally from a 31-30 halftime deficit.
Skylar Jackson, Bishop Gorman
The senior averaged 12.0 points in six victories for the Gaels, who captured the Las Vegas Invitational title. Jackson had 12 points and seven rebounds in a 52-35 win over Castle View (Colorado) in the final.
Logan DeLong, Cimarron-Memorial
The senior tight end finished with 42 catches for 570 yards and five touchdowns last week to lead the Spartans to wins over Western, Cheyenne and Moapa Valley.
Trevor Van Vliet, Moapa Valley
The 170-pound senior went 5-0 in matches he wrestled at the Mustang Stampede, four by fall and one by technical fall. He pinned his opponent from Alta (Utah) in 58 seconds.
HEAD OF THE CLASS
ADELSON SCHOOL — Boys basketball player Jake Buchman had 26 points against Lincoln County, and scored 13 against Spring Mountain to go over 1,000 points in his career.
ARBOR VIEW — Girls basketball player Alaysia Reed had 21 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals in a 59-56 win over Shadow Ridge. Boys basketball player Comillion Smith averaged 15 points over five games.
BONANZA — Wrestler Kamillia Montenegro placed third at the Golden Legends Tournament in Lancaster, California.
CALVARY CHAPEL — Boys basketball player Elijah Martinez had 42 points and 10 rebounds and was 5-for-8 on 3-pointers in a 73-62 win over Mountain View.
CENTENNIAL — Wrestler Arath Rangel won by fall in 32 seconds at 285 pounds in a 36-35 win over Shadow Ridge. Flag football player Halli Erickson threw five touchdown passes in a 47-19 win over Mojave.
FAITH LUTHERAN — Wrestler Peter Enos finished second at 145 pounds at the La Costa Canyon Invitational in Carlsbad, California.
GREEN VALLEY — Wrestler Steele Dias placed first at 106 pounds at the 53-team La Costa Canyon Invitational in Carlsbad, California to improve to 20-0 on the season. Boys bowler Joe Gerencser had a 722 series against Basic.
LEGACY — Girls bowler Maraya Gamon posted a 195 average in a win over Centennial.
MOJAVE — Flag football player Marshae Aikens-Butler had a touchdown run against Green Valley. Wrestler Don Phillips went 5-0 with five pins at 220 pounds at the Mustang Stampede at Shadow Ridge, improving to 15-0 on the season.
PAHRUMP VALLEY — Girls basketball player Sabin Chaidez had 13 points and four rebounds in a 44-25 win over Durango. Wrestler Tristan Maughan went 4-0 at 220 pounds at the Spring Valley Duals.
PALO VERDE — Flag football player Allyson Snelling had a total of four touchdowns in wins over Durango and Desert Oasis.
SANDY VALLEY — Boys basketball player Wyatt Robinson averaged 21.4 points in the Beaver Dam Diamondback Classic tournament in Littlefield, Arizona, helping the Sidewinders to a second-place finish.
SIERRA VISTA — Flag football player Jamie Kalaau-Sunia had a total of three interceptions and caught four touchdown passes in two games. Boys bowler Brandon Peterson posted a season-best 606 series.
SILVERADO — Boys basketball player Devin Ross had 30 points and 16 rebounds in a 69-55 win over Eldorado, and had 20 points and 11 rebounds in a 62-44 victory over Valley.