Varsity Extra athletes of the week (May 5-10)


J.T. Williams, Eagle: The senior and Washington signee led the Mustangs to the 5A District Three championship. Williams, who started at shortstop, entered in the eighth inning in relief of starting pitcher Griffen Page, holding off Capital for a 2-1 victory in nine innings. He also went 3-for-3 at the plate with two doubles and the winning RBI.


Gabi Harrington, Bishop Kelly: The defending state champions added a second straight 4A District Three championship with a 4-1 win against Kuna. Harrington, who starts at shortstop, went a combined 8-for-11 from the plate with two doubles, a triple, a home run and five RBIs. BK also topped Mountain Home in the first round and Skyview in the semifinals.


Rhianna Birch, Columbia: The senior won three events at the 4A District Three meet at Kuna High. Birch won the 100 meters in 12.71 seconds, the 200 meters in 25.75 seconds and the long jump with a leap of 18 feet, 1 inch.


Hagen Graves, Skyview: The senior finished first in four events at the 4A District Three meet at Kuna High. Graves won the 100 meters in 10.97 seconds, the 200 in 22.35 seconds and ran a leg on Skyview’s winning 4×100 and 4×200 relays.


Bianca Mok, Boise: The junior wrapped up her third consecutive 5A District Three title in girls singles. Mok, who is also the two-time defending state champion, defeated second-ranked Skylar Schossberger of Eagle 6-1, 6-1 at Julia Davis Park.


Kyle Whittaker, Borah: The junior won his first 5A District Three championship in boys singles. Whittaker, the No. 5 seed, topped No. 2 John Lyons of Boise 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 at Julia Davis Park.


Gabby Barker, Vallivue: The senior won the 5A District Three individual championship by shooting a 1-under 72 at Warm Springs Golf Course. Barker also helped the Falcons earn the district’s fourth and final state team berth by defeating Boise in a one-hole playoff.


Guillermo Fairbairn, Boise: The foreign exchange student from Argentina claimed the individual title at the 5A District Three Tournament. Fairbairn shot a 1-over 73 and helped the Braves finish second as a team at Warm Springs Golf Course.

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