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Boys Basketball - Valley Vs. Oakley, District Championship

Oakley's Jayden Palmer shoots the ball Tuesday night, Feb. 21, 2017, against Valley in the Snake River Conference championship game at Murtaugh High School.


Boys athlete of the week: Jayden Palmer, Oakley

Palmer began his week with a 29-point, seven-rebound performance (9-of-18 from the field, 7-of-15 from 3-point range) in the Oakley boys basketball team’s 72-61 Snake River Conference win over Hagerman. On Saturday, he scored 12 points in a 57-51 nonconference victory over Carey that gave the Hornets a .500 record.

Girls athlete of the week: Sage Wootan, Glenns Ferry

Wootan started her week off on a high note with 22 points in the Glenns Ferry girls basketball team’s Snake River Conference win over Raft River on Tuesday. A day later, she scored 16 points and grabbed 29 rebounds in a blowout win over Wilder. Wootan’s rebound total set a school record.

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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Week 6: Minico’s Dallas Andrade and Oakley’s Rachael Mitton

Week 7: Lighthouse Christian’s Lauren Gomez and Twin Falls Christian Academy’s Elijah Bolyard

Week 8: Minico’s Regen Povlsen and Gooding’s Grace Parker

Week 9: Dietrich’s Kade Shaw and Oakley’s Makinlee Cranney

Week 10: Burley’s Ryan Bagley and Declo’s Maddie Ramsey

Week 11: Canyon Ridge’s Caitlin Crist and Dietrich’s Slade Dill


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