Athletic directors at the Class 5A level have proven to be the most invested in controlling their own playoff destiny since a switch to the...
For the week ending Jan. 6
Tamika Funk, Butte Falls girls basketball
The senior guard just missed a triple-double with 20 points, 11 rebounds and nine steals in a 45-25 Mountain Valley League win over Trinity Lutheran.
James McCoy, Eagle Point wrestling
The senior had three pins among his four victories in winning the 152-pound title at the Rogue Valley Championships, leading the Eagles to the team title. He scored an 8-0 major decision in the championship match.
Micah Neufeld, Rogue Valley Adventist boys basketball
The senior guard made 14 of 23 shots to score a career-high 32 points and added seven rebounds to lead the Red Tail Hawks to a 74-39 Mountain Valley League win over Gilchrist.
Emily Roldan, Rogue River girls basketball
The senior forward had 27 points, eight rebounds and five steals to lead the Chieftains in a 64-51 nonconference setback to Bonanza.
Connor Vinyard, St. Mary’s boys basketball
Freshman post Connor Vinyard had 22 points, eight rebounds, six blocks and two steals for St. Mary’s in a 55-52 nonconference defeat to Lost River.