Varsity Extra Blog

Varsity Extra athletes of the week (April 6-11)

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

BASEBALL

Parker Price, Timberline: The Wolves improved to 15-1 overall and 8-0 in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference with a win over Meridian (7-4) and a sweep of Nampa (10-3 and 7-1). Price, a junior pitcher and shortstop, earned the win against Meridian, pitching 4.2 innings with two hits, one run, one walk and six strikeouts while going 2-for-4 at the plate with a double and an RBI. Against Nampa, Price went 4-for-6 at the plate with a double and four more RBIs.

SOFTBALL

Autumn Moffat, Eagle: The Mustangs remain unbeaten this season thanks to wins over Rocky Mountain, Nampa and Timberline last week in 5A Southern Idaho Conference play. Moffat earned two of those wins in the circle, including pitching a perfect game in a route of Nampa. She also batted 8-for-12 with four home runs and 12 RBIs.

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD

Emily Hamlin, Boise: The senior distance runner competed at the elite Arcadia Invitational over the weekend in California. Hamlin finished 11th in the 1-mile run in a time of 4 minutes, 57.53 seconds. She also took 14th in the 3,200 meters in 10 minutes, 28.40 seconds, and that time ranks No. 1 in the state, according to athletic.net.

BOYS TRACK & FIELD

Michael Slagowski, Rocky Mountain: The junior surprised the 800-meter field at the elite Arcadia Invitational over the weekend in California, winning the invitational race in 1 minute, 51.85 seconds. His time would rank No. 2 in the nation this season, according to athletic.net.

GIRLS TENNIS

Bianca Mok, Boise: The three-time defending state champion in girls singles won two matches last week. The University of Denver signee defeated Meridian’s No. 1 player 6-0, 6-3 and then swept Columbia’s No. 1 6-0, 6-0.

BOYS TENNIS

Andrew Tzeng & Adam Tzeng, Eagle: The boys doubles partners had a dominant week for the Mustangs, winning No. 1 showdowns against Mountain View (6-0, 6-2), Centennial (6-0, 6-0) and Bishop Kelly (6-1, 6-1).

GIRLS GOLF

Brooke Williams, Boise: The golfer claimed the girls individual championship at the Jack Jones Memorial Tournament at TimberStone, firing an 83 to win by one stroke.

BOYS GOLF

Sam Tidd, Rocky Mountain: The golfer shot a 3-under 69 to win the boys individual championship at the Jack Jones Mermorial Tournament at TimberStone.

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