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Jesse Cobos, Mountain Home: The senior quarterback helped the Tigers rack up 610 yards of offense in a 60-35 road victory against Mountain Home. Cobos completed 18-of-22 passes for 320 yards and five touchdowns and also ran 12 times for another 68 yards. It was just the second victory for the Tigers since the 2011 season.
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Kayla Sale, Vallivue: The junior outside hitter had a big week in two victories for the Falcons. Sale had 10 kills and four aces in a 25-11, 25-21, 25-10 sweep of Caldwell and then produced 21 kills, 11 digs, two aces and two blocks in a 13-25, 25-20, 25-19, 22-25, 15-12 win over previously unbeaten Rocky Mountain. The Falcons are 3-0.
Sierra Smith, Boise: The defending state champions remain unbeaten this season with a pair of victories last week. Smith had two goals and one assist in a 9-1 rout of Borah and another two goals and two assists in a 6-0 shutout of Capital.
Hector Pena, Vallivue: The Falcons outscored their opponents 14-2 in two wins last week, getting plenty of help from their freshman forward. Pena had one goal and one assist in a 6-2 win against Nampa and went wild with four goals in an 8-0 defeat of Meridian. The Falcons are 5-1-1 overall and 2-0-0 in the 5A SIC.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Emily Hamlin, Boise: The senior posted a personal best in winning the Caldwell Twilight. Hamlin crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 49.82 seconds, which ranks as the fastest in the state this season, according to athletic.net. The Braves also won the team title.
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Dwain Stucker, Meridian: The senior and 2012 5A individual state champion recorded his fastest 5-kilometer time on his way to a win at the Caldwell Twilight. Stucker's time of 15 minutes, 38.56 seconds also ranks No. 1 in the state this season, according to athletic.net.