Boys athlete of the week: Dallas Andrade, Minico
Andrade led the Minico wrestling team to a victory at the Wiley Dobbs Invitational on Saturday, and he got revenge. Andrade pinned Canyon Ridge’s Braeden Dickinson in 3:38 to win gold in the 132-pound weight class. One week earlier, at the Tim Matthews Invitational, Dickinson won a 5-1 decision over Andrade in the 132-pound final.
Girls athlete of the week: Rachael Mitton, Oakley
Mitton helped the Oakley girls basketball team improve to 10-0 with three wins last week. The senior post scored a game-high 19 points in a 63-9 win over Castleford on Tuesday, and she led all scorers with 20 in Saturday’s 52-18 win over Grace. Mitton also scored five points in a 26-16 conference slugfest against Valley on Thursday.
Past winter athletes of the week:
Week 1: Canyon Ridge’s Caitlin Crist and Declo’s Keegan Duncan
Week 2: Carey’s Porter Mecham and Gooding’s Grace Parker
Week 3: Lighthouse Christian’s Chloe Gomez and Burley’s Jace Whiting
Week 4: Dietrich’s Slade Dill and Twin Falls’ Morgan Harr
Week 5: Minico’s Taylia Stimpson and Camas County’s Trey Smith