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.

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Oakley’s Rachael Mitton shoots the ball against Lapwai during the state championship basketball tournament Friday evening, Feb. 17, 2017, at Columbia High School in Nampa.

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

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