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Mitchell Peirsol, Timberline: The senior had an impact on both sides of the ball in the 5A Wolves’ 27-14 win over two-time defending 4A state champion Bishop Kelly. Peirsol, who starts at DE or at linebacker, made the most of his touches at running back. He carried the ball six times for 91 yards and four touchdowns and had eight tackles, two sacks and a tackle for loss on defense.
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Savannah Ipsen, Centennial: The senior rightside helped the Patriots win two 5A Southern Idaho Conference matches and then take second place behind Madison at the Skyline Tournament in Idaho Falls. For the week, Ipsen had 85 digs, 50 kills, 16 aces and three blocks.
Johanna DiLulo, Boise: The Braves improved to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference with two victories last week. DiLulo, a senior forward who recently committed to Eastern Washington, combined for four goals and one assist in a 3-0 win over Borah and an 8-1 rout of Capital.
David Kofoed, Middleton: The Vikings split their two games last week, but the junior forward made his presence known. Kofoed accounted for all of Middleton’s goals, scoring four in a 4-2 win over Mountain Home and one in a 4-1 loss to Skyview.
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY
Eve Jensen, Boise: The freshman earned her first varsity victory by winning Saturday’s Roger Curran Meet at Nampa’s West Park in 18 minutes, 57.90 seconds, helping the Braves finish second as a team. Jensen owns the second-best time in the state this season (18:37.10).
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Noah Horsburgh, Mountain View: The senior picked up his second victory of the season by winning Saturday’s Timberlake Invitational at Farragut State Park in Athol. He completed the course in 16 minutes, 9.9 seconds as the defending state champion Mavericks also won the team title. Horsburgh has the fastest time in the state this season (15:51.0).