Varsity Extra athletes of the week (April 30-May 5)

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BASEBALL

Boyd Lainhart, Meridian: The fifth-seeded Warriors earned the first upset of the 5A District Three Tournament with a 10-9 victory against No. 4 Capital on May 5. Lainhart, a senior first baseman, went 3-for-4 from the plate with two doubles and an RBI.

SOFTBALL

Heather Tracy, Capital: The seventh-seeded Eagles shocked No. 2 Meridian in the first round of the 5A District Three Tournament on May 5, winning 2-1. Tracy, a sophomore short stop, led the way with her two-run home run in the third inning. She finished 2-for-3 at the plate.

GIRLS TRACK & FIELD

Emily Nist, Bishop Kelly: The senior posted another record-setting performance. Nist ran a 4 minute, 29.79 second 1,500-meters at the Jesuit Twilight Invitational in Portland over the weekend. That time converts to a 4:49 1,600 meters, which is more than 7 seconds faster than the state-best mark set by Boise's Dana Morgan (4:56.84) in 2006.

BOYS TRACK & FIELD

Miles Ranck, Boise: The senior won the 1,600- and 3,200-meters at the Boise City Championships on May 2 to help the Braves finish second as a team. Ranck won the 1,600 in 4:33.81 and the 3,200 in 10:13.20.

GIRLS TENNIS

Amy Agenbroad, Skyview: The sophomore went unbeaten in two matches last week to wrap up the No. 2 seed at this week's 4A District Three Tournament. Agenbroad defeated Columbia's Mallory Hanes 6-1, 6-1 and then topped Kuna's Becca Perry 6-1, 6-0.

BOYS TENNIS

Sam McKellar, Bishop Kelly: After two wins last week, McKellar will be the No. 1 seed in boys singles at this week's 4A District Three Tournament. McKellar won matches against Columbia's Deston Riley 6-0, 6-0 and Caldwell's Ian Fisher 6-7 (4-7), 6-3, 6-1.

GIRLS GOLF

Kathryn Buckingham, Centennial: The Elon University signee carded a round of 69 to win the Eagle Invitational by three strokes on May 1 at BanBury Golf Club. Centennial finished fifth as a team.

BOYS GOLF

Charlie Hughes, Boise: The freshman's round of 68 bested the field by four strokes at the Eagle Invitational on May 1 at BanBury Golf Club. Boise finished second as a team.

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