Boys athlete of the week: Taryn Casperson, Twin Falls

Casperson was the star in the Twin Falls football team’s 29-14 win over Canyon Ridge in Friday’s ninth annual Service Bowl. The senior ran for 201 yards and two touchdowns on 33 carries, and he scored another touchdown on an interception return early in the first quarter to give the Bruins an 8-0 lead.

PAT SUTPHIN, TIMES-NEWS FILE PHOTO
Canyon Ridge junior Caitlin Crist moves the ball down field during the game against the Madison Bobcats on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at Canyon Ridge High School in Twin Falls.

Girls athletes of the week: Caitlin Crist, Canyon Ridge

The Canyon Ridge girls soccer team went 2-1 last week, and Crist came up big in both of them. In Monday’s 4-2 Great Basin Conference win over Jerome, Crist scored two goals. On Saturday, the senior added two more scores to lead the Riverhawks to a 6-1 nonconference win over Filer.

Past fall athletes of the week

Week 1: Twin Falls’ Madison Glascock and Carey’s Houston Hennefer

Week 2: Raft River’s Keegan Chatburn and Lighthouse Christian’s Haylee Grossman

Week 3: Community School’s Lily Fitzgerald and Filer’s Josh Hughes

Outbrain