Varsity Extra athletes of the week (March 5-10)

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BASEBALL

Toby Anderson, Skyview: The junior pitcher/short stop helped the Hawks start the season with a pair of wins over Kuna. On March 8, Anderson struck out nine and walked one in Skyview's season-opening 5-2 home win against Kuna. He then played short stop on March 9, going 3-for-3 from the plate with two RBIs as Skyview won 4-2. Anderson turned a line-drive double-play to finish off the second win.

SOFTBALL

Cortni Pena, Meridian: The Warriors opened the season with a 7-1 victory over 2011 state runner-up Timberline on March 9. Pena, a senior pitcher, was an instrumental part of the Warriors' victory. The four-year letterman struck out 13 and walked one while adding a 2-for-4 performance from the plate, including a two-run home run.

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