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Varsity Extra athletes of the week: Feb. 6-11

Junior Janie King led Eagle in scoring with 20 points in the 5A District Three Tournament championship game. The Mustangs beat Centennial 65-52.
Junior Janie King led Eagle in scoring with 20 points in the 5A District Three Tournament championship game. The Mustangs beat Centennial 65-52. kjones@idahostatesman.com

Please email nominations by Monday morning to rroberts@idahostatesman.com for performances based on the previous week.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Janie King, Eagle: The Mustangs won their first 5A District Three Tournament championship since the 1997-98 season with a 65-52 victory over Centennial last Friday. King, a 6-foot junior guard/forward, led Eagle in scoring with 20 points. King was 7-for-12 (58 percent) from the field, 4-for-6 (66 percent) from 3-point range with four rebounds, one steal and one assist.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Kolby Lee, Rocky Mountain: The Grizzlies wrapped up the 5A Southern Idaho Conference regular-season championship and earned the No. 1 seed at the district tournament with a pair of victories last week. Lee, a 6-foot-10 BYU signee, averaged 17.5 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 78.9 percent from the field in wins against Borah (62-43) and Eagle (69-21).

WRESTLING

Logan Navarro, Borah: The Lions recaptured the granite stone in the 15th annual Grapple for the Granite last Friday, edging Capital 37-31 in the championship dual. Navarro, a sophomore, earned a key victory at 106 pounds, rallying from a 5-0 deficit to beat Capital’s Ricardo Alvarado 7-6. Borah now leads the all-time Grapple series with seven victories.

Rachel Roberts: 208-377-6422, @IDS_VarsityX

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