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HEAD OF THE CLASS: Swenson’s big day highlights week’s best

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

FOOTBALL

Trevor Swenson

Las Vegas

The junior quarterback completed 18 of 31 passes for 323 yards and two touchdowns in a 62-31 win at Foothill.

BOYS SOCCER

Robert Cowan

Foothill

The junior forward had a total of seven goals and two assists in three games.

GIRLS TENNIS

Michella Albright

Centennial

The senior went 3-0 in singles to help the Bulldogs edge Desert Oasis 10-9 on tiebreaker points.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Destiny Gonzalez

Western

The sophomore middle hitter had 15 kills, two blocks and four aces in a 3-2 win over Sunrise Mountain.

HEAD OF THE CLASS

AGASSI PREP — Football player Kobe Williams scored three touchdowns in a 25-8 win over Lincoln county. Girls volleyball player Mariah Graves finished the week with eight aces, seven assists, 30 digs, eight kills and three blocks.

ARBOR VIEW — Boys soccer goalkeeper Nathan Bohn had six saves in a 2-0 loss to Centennial. Girls tennis player Elen Safarian went 3-0 against Legacy.

CENTENNIAL — Boys tennis players Parker McDonough and Ricky Koplow teamed to go 2-0 in doubles in a 13-5 win over Desert Oasis.

CIMARRON-MEMORIAL — Girls golfer Aspen Bryant shot 4-over-par 76 at Aliante to place first in a Southwest League match. Boys soccer midfielder Scotty Robles had two goals in a 3-0 win over Western.

DESERT OASIS — Girls golfer Allson Weiderman shot 8-over-par 80 in a Southwest League match at Aliante, leading the Diamondbacks to a second-place finish. Boys tennis player Bryce Tacker went 6-0 in singles in matches with Durango and Faith Lutheran.

ELDORADO — Girls soccer goalkeeper Hannah Pewtress had four saves and earned a shutout in a 14-0 win over Sunrise Mountain.

FAITH LUTHERAN — Football player Keenan Smith rushed for 156 yards and three touchdowns and returned a blocked field goal 90 yards for a score in a 31-6 win over Sunrise Mountain. Girls soccer defender Kendall Pori helped the team allow just one goal in wins over Shadow Ridge and Las Vegas.

FOOTHILL — Girls volleyball player Christina Beaver made the all-tournament team at the Las Vegas Invitational, helping the Falcons place 10th.

LEGACY — Girls volleyball player Ashly Goor had six kills, seven digs and four aces against Silverado.

THE MEADOWS — Girls cross country runner Bailey Gosse won the small school race at the Las Vegas Invitational, and placed fifth overall out of 152 runners with a time of 20 minutes, 53 seconds for 3.1 miles.

MOJAVE — Football player Elijah Smoot had touchdowns on both sides of the ball, returning a fubmle 63 yards for a score, and adding a 38-yard TD run.

PAHRUMP VALLEY — Boys soccer player Adrian Maldonaldo had a goal and an assist in a 5-5 tie with Boulder City.

PALO VERDE — Girls tennis player Annie Walker won both her sets 6-0 in a 16-2 victory over Centennial. Boys tennis player Justin Kuykendall won both of his doubles sets 6-1 in a 15-3 victory over Centennial.

SHADOW RIDGE — Football player Dustin Puia was 3-for-3 for 71 yards and two touchdowns passing, and had three rushes for 47 yards and a TD in a 47-2 win over Rancho.

SIERRA VISTA — Girls volleyball outside hitter Bailey Bergquist has a total of 64 kills, 15 digs and seven aces this season. Boys soccer player Giovanni Amaya had two goals on penalty kicks and added an assist in a 5-1 win over Basic.

SILVERADO — Girls cross country runner Rachel Katz was the school’s top finisher at the Las Vegas Invitational, placing 67th.

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