Varsity Extra athletes of the week (April 14-19)

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Sam Wong, Capital: The Eagles seized the top spot in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference standings with three victories last week. Wong went a combined 5-for-12 at the plate with five RBIs and also earned the victory on the mound in a 3-2 win against Rocky Mountain, striking out five and walking three.


Kylie Orr, Mountain View: The Mavericks held onto a share of first place in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference standings as Orr wrapped up the week going 7-for-11 at the plate with two home runs, one double and seven RBIs. She also had a slugging percentage of 1.273 and a perfect fielding percentage.


Paige Dilmore, Rocky Mountain: The senior ran one of the fastest — if not the fastest — 800 meters for an Idaho high school female. Dilmore won the 800 at the Bandanna Invitational in a time of 2 minutes, 12.41 seconds. She also anchored Rocky Mountain’s winning 4×400-meter relay.


Michael Slagowski, Rocky Mountain: The sophomore went 3-for-3 in his races at the Bandanna Invitational at Mountain View High. He won the 3,200 meters in 9 minutes, 24.68 seconds, the 800 in 1:55.96 and ran a leg on the Grizzlies’ winning 4×400-meter relay team.


Quincee Kingston, Vallivue: Kingston improved to 7-0 at No. 1 mixed doubles in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference, teaming up with Braden Riley to defeat Rocky Mountain’s Riki Lambert and Hannah Decker 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. In her next match, Kingston moved to No. 1 girls singles, defeating Timberline’s Grace Dickens 6-2, 6-3.


Jack Leitzinger, Centennial: The senior had a big week for the Patriots. Leitzinger started with a 6-0, 6-0 route of Meridian’s Chandler Dopp at No. 2 boys singles and then moved to No. 1 boys singles for his next match, where he topped Capital’s Vishnu Iyer 6-1, 6-4.


Kinsley Bonfilio, Bishop Kelly: The junior posted the lowest nine-hole round among results reported to the Idaho Statesman last week. Bonfilio shot a 4-over 35 on Falcon Crest’s Robin Hood course, helping the Knights win as a team.


Graysen Huff, Eagle: Huff’s nine-hole round of 34 at Boise Ranch was the lowest score among results reported to the Idaho Statesman last week. Huff earned medalist honors while helping the Mustangs earn the team victory.

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