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 Feb. 10
Caleb Allen, Rogue Valley Adventist boys basketball
The junior post erupted for 33 points and 16 rebounds as the Red Tail Hawks rolled in a 65-42 Mountain Valley League victory over North Lake.
Alyse Darnall, Phoenix girls swimming
The junior set two schools records in the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A District 4 swimming championships, winning the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.23) and placing second in the 100 freestyle (54.05).
Austin Mitchell, North Medford wrestling
The senior 106-pounder recorded three pins leading up to the finals of the District 4 regional championships, then earned a 10-2 major decision over South Eugene’s Jacob Cytrynbaum for the crown and a trip to state.
Mason Montgomery, Ashland wrestling
The junior won the Class 5A Special District 4 title at 195 pounds, pinning Redmond’s Zach Andruss in 3 minutes, 58 seconds to advance to the state tournament.
Kylie Towry, South Medford girls basketball
The senior scored 26 points, including the final basket of the first period and first nine points of the second, in a 71-50 win over Roseburg that clinched the Panthers’ third straight league title.