Varsity Extra athletes of the week (March 31-April 5)

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week.

BASEBALL

Jason Maughan, Middleton: The Vikings knocked off Emmett and Mountain Home last week, and Maughan finished 5-for-8 at the plate while collecting a win against Mountain Home and a save against Emmett. Maughan struck out nine and walked two against the Tigers with no earned runs. He has a 2.47 ERA and a batting average of .527 this season.

SOFTBALL

Martha Tooley, Eagle: The Mustangs topped Borah and Centennial last week in games called early because of the 10-run mercy rule. Tooley was 3-for-5 at the plate with two home runs, a double and seven RBIs. Tooley, who is a designated hitter, third baseman and first baseman, has five home runs this season, including a grand slam against Centennial.

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD

Cambree Harbaugh, Mountain View: After a week off for spring break, the senior picked up right where she left off. Harbaugh established state bests in the 100 meters (12.67 seconds), long jump (18 feet, 1.75 inches) and triple jump (38 feet, 7 inches) in winning all three events at the Boise Relays.

BOYS TRACK & FIELD

Tanner Johnson, Centennial: The senior established the top mark in the state in the long jump, winning the event at the Boise Relays with a leap of 23 feet, 2 inches. Johnson, a Duke commit, also won the high jump by clearing 6 feet, 4 inches, which is the second-best mark in the state this season, according to athletic.net.

GIRLS TENNIS

Skylar Schossberger, Eagle: The Mustangs’ No. 1 girls singles player won two matches last week, defeating Vallivue’s Shelby Cafferty 6-1, 6-0 and Centennial’s Ellie Gamble 6-7, 6-3, 6-2. Schossberger then teamed up with Parker Smith to win the mixed doubles championship at the Vallivue High doubles tournament on Saturday.

BOYS TENNIS

Gavin Hatter, Centennial: The Patriots’ No. 1 boys singles player was victorious in two matches last week. Hatter defeated Borah’s Kyle Whittaker 6-3, 6-1 and then added a win against Jake Stephenson of Eagle 6-2, 6-1.

GIRLS GOLF

Jessica Lyter, Emmett: The sophomore shot a 3-over 76 over 18 holes to claim medalist honors at the River Birch Invitational last week at River Birch Golf Course in Star.

BOYS GOLF

Tristen Bessey, Emmett: The senior led the Huskies to the team title at the River Birch Invitational last week. Bessey shot a 1-over 74 over 18 holes to earn medalist honors at River Birch Golf Course in Star.

 

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