Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Feb. 25-March 2)

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Isaiah Wright, Borah: The Lions won back-to-back 5A state championships with victories over Madison, Mountain View and Rocky Mountain. In three tournament games, Wright — a junior point guard — had 67 points, 21 rebounds and nine assists.

Leighton Vander Esch, Salmon River: The Savages won their first 1A Division II state championship in program history with victories against Sho-Ban, Carey and Nezperce. Vander Esch — a junior forward — led the Savages in scoring in all three tournament games, finishing with 61 points, 45 rebounds and six assists.

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