Boys athlete of the week: Kade Shaw, Dietrich
Shaw led the Dietrich boys basketball team to three wins, including one against a North Side Conference opponent, this past week. In Wednesday’s 70-41 win over Glenns Ferry, the senior recorded a game-high 24 points. He one-upped himself the next day with 28 points in a 72-40 conference victory over Hansen, and he poured in 12 for the Blue Devils in their 56-55 win over Valley on Saturday.
Girls athlete of the week: Makinlee Cranney, Oakley
Cranney helped the Oakley girls basketball team earn another win on Saturday. She scored 23 points — thanks in part to a 4-of-7 3-point shooting performance — in a 59-35 Snake River Conference victory over Glenns Ferry. The Hornets are now 12-0 overall and 6-0 in conference play.
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