Girls athlete of the week: Jemilynn Mahoney, Burley

Mahoney helped the Burley girls basketball team earn its first state title since 2007. In Friday’s first-round game against Caldwell, the senior post scored 13 points (5-of-10 shooting from the field) and grabbed 13 rebounds in a 40-25 win. The next day, she had 10 points (2-of-5 on field goals, 6-of-8 on free throws) and 10 boards in a 34-23 victory over Bishop Kelly. In Saturday’s 36-31 state championship win over Century, Mahoney tallied a team-high 11 points (5-of-11 on FGs) along with five rebounds while battling an injury.

Burley's Ryan Bagley makes a layup against Vallivue during the state basketball championships Thursday night, March 2, 2017, at Borah High School in Boise. DREW NASH, TIMES-NEWS FILE PHOTO

Boys athlete of the week: Ryan Bagley, Burley

Bagley led the Burley boys basketball team to two district tournament wins this past week. On Thursday against rival Minico, the senior guard scored 28 points on perfect shooting from the field (6-of-6 on 3-pointers, 2-of-2 on 2s) and 6-of-7 shooting from the free-throw line. He also had 10 rebounds and five assists. Two days later against Twin Falls, Bagley scored 22 points with another pristine shooting line: 6-of-9 from the field, 3-of-4 from 3-point range, 7-of-8 from the free-throw line. Saturday’s 61-45 win put the Bobcats in the Great Basin Conference title game.

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

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

Week 12: Oakley’s Jayden Palmer and Glenns Ferry’s Sage Wootan

Week 13: Minico’s Saydi Anderson and Minico’s Kobe Matsen

Week 14: Buhl’s Kyra Azevedo and Murtaugh’s Pablo Miranda