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Varsity Extra athletes of the week (March 14-19)

The Mountain View boys 4x400 team poses after winning their race at the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Portland.
The Mountain View boys 4x400 team poses after winning their race at the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Portland. Photo courtesy of Tracy Harris

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

BASEBALL

Dimick Wood, Borah: The senior pitcher shut down Eagle to lead the Lions to a 1-0, upset victory. Wood limited the Mustangs to four hits through six shutout innings while walking four and striking out six.

SOFTBALL

Bradie Fillmore, Eagle: The Cal signee dominated on the mound and at the plate. She struck out 12 and threw a five-inning no-hitter against Bishop Kelly, then added a five-inning, one-hitter against Mountain View while striking out 13. She also went 9-for-9 with two doubles, three home runs and eight RBIs during the two games.

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD

Tristin Bowens, Capital: The junior won the 100 (12.6 seconds) and 200 (26.25 seconds) at a tri-meet at Eagle High. Her 100 time is the fastest in the state across all classifications this season, and her 200 time is the second fastest.

BOYS TRACK & FIELD

Mountain View’s 4x400 relay team: The quartet of Adrian Jones, Noah Horsburgh, Conner Oswald and Caleb Hardy were invited to the World Indoor Track and Field Championships and won the 4x400 relay in 3 minutes, 24.28 seconds.

GIRLS GOLF

Jessica Lyter, Emmett: The senior fired an 82 to finish atop the field during the 18-hole Fruitland Invitational at Scotch Pines.

BOYS GOLF

Tyler Joplin, Eagle: Joplin tied teammate Josh Gliege for medalist honors by shooting a 36 during a four-team meet at Crane Creek. Joplin’s score helped the Mustangs edge Boise by 13 strokes.

GIRLS TENNIS

Megan Meatte and Keri Walsh, Meridian: The duo won the No. 1 girls doubles consolation championship, helping Meridian take the overall team title at the 12-team Lewiston Invitational.

BOYS TENNIS

Kyle Gonell, Nampa: Gonnell topped Meridian’s Ashton Link 6-3, 6-3 to win the No. 1 boys singles tournament at the Lewiston Invitational.

Michael Lycklama: 208-377-6424, @MichaelLycklama

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