Varsity Extra

Varsity Extra athletes of the week: Jan. 16-21

Please email nominations by Monday morning to for performances based on the previous week.


Alyssa Bolt, Borah: The Lions won three 5A Southern Idaho Conference games to move into fifth place in the league standings. Their biggest win was a 51-45 upset of Centennial, which was tied for first place in the 5A SIC. Against the Patriots, Bolt — a junior forward — had 20 points and 17 rebounds on 8-for-16 shooting from the field.


Jalen Galloway, Mountain View: The Mavericks picked up three victories last week in 5A Southern Idaho Conference play, beating Borah 61-55, Centennial 83-56 and Timberline 69-53. Galloway, a junior wing, averaged a near double-double in those contests at 21.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. His best outing of the week came against Centennial when he scored 25 points with 10 rebounds.


Payton Dye, Capital: The senior dominated on his was to an individual championship at 285 pounds in the Tiger-Grizz Invitational at Skyline High in Idaho Falls over the weekend. Dye beat three opponents by pin — including two in less than one minute — and earned a 4-0 decision over top-seeded George Barrera of Borah in the championship match.

Rachel Roberts: 208-377-6422, @IDS_VarsityX