Head of the Class, Sept. 20
September 20, 2012 - 1:03 am
■ ARBOR VIEW – Football player Jacob Speaks rushed for 69 yards and one touchdown on nine carries and made seven tackles in a 42-28 victory over Legacy. Girls golfer Kiley Ballew earned medalist honors in two Northwest League matches.
■ BISHOP GORMAN – Boys cross country runner Eric Klein won the 3-mile Woodbridge Invitational Division IV senior race in Costa Mesa, Calif., in 15 minutes, 18 seconds. Girls volleyball player Emma Kirst totaled 70 kills and 19 blocks in eight matches.
■ BONANZA – Girls cross country runner Emily Adams ran the 3-mile course at the Mt. Carmel Invitational in San Diego in 18:16 to earn a medal.
■ CANYON SPRINGS – Football player Rayshawn Henderson had six tackles for loss and two sacks in two games. Girls cross country runner Brooklyn Allison won a 2.9-mile home meet in 20:35.
■ CENTENNIAL – Boys soccer player Sean Jenne tallied three goals in a 2-0-1 stretch. Girls golfer Larissa Munoz shot 87 for third place in a Southwest League match.
■ CHEYENNE – Boys cross country runner Tevin Brown won a 2.6-mile race against Pahrump Valley in 15:24.
■ CIMARRON-MEMORIAL – Boys cross country runner Seth Wright won a 3-mile race in 18:24 during a 25-31 win over Legacy. Girls tennis player Kimberly Sanchez went a combined 6-0 in singles against Legacy and Desert Oasis.
■ CLARK – Boys cross country runner Mucuranyana Amon won a 3.1-mile race in 17:04 during a 27-28 win at Faith Lutheran. Girls cross country runner Carrie Rastello took third in 21:44.
■ DESERT OASIS – Football player Kurtis Brooks rushed for 265 yards and three touchdowns in a 33-26 win at Sierra Vista. Girls golfer Allison Weiderman shot 82 at Paiute to tie for second in a Southwest League match.
■ DESERT PINES – Football player Eric Wilkes rushed for 212 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries in a 62-16 rout of Pahrump Valley.
■ DURANGO – Football player Marcus Sanders-Williams rushed for 172 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries in a 59-36 loss at Basic.
■ FAITH LUTHERAN – Football player Shawn Balva completed 19 of 31 passes for 239 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for a touchdown in a 48-26 win over Virgin Valley.
■ GREEN VALLEY – Football player Gino Jonassaint ran for 214 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries in a 59-33 home win over Del Sol.
■ LIBERTY – Football player Niko Kapeli rushed for 185 yards and three touchdowns and caught an 85-yard TD pass in a 42-28 home win over Palo Verde. Girls soccer player April Ficarrotta scored her seventh goal of the season in a match against Cimarron-Memorial.
■ MOUNTAIN VIEW – Football player Matt Larson rushed for 63 yards and a touchdown on seven carries, caught a 29-yard pass and kicked four extra points in a 46-7 homecoming win over The Meadows. Girls volleyball player Alley Cintron totaled seven blocks in a doubleheader against The Meadows.
■ SHADOW RIDGE – Football player Bakari Smith had 158 yards and two touchdowns rushing and passed for 99 yards and a touchdown in a 60-19 home loss to Centennial. Girls soccer player Nicole Evans led the defense in a 2-0 win over Centennial.
■ SIERRA VISTA – Boys soccer player Miles McRae tallied a goal and an assist in a 3-1 victory over Silverado.
■ VALLEY – Boys tennis player David Delaney went 3-0 in singles during an 11-7 win over Las Vegas.In-depth high school sports coverage
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