Varsity Extra athletes of the week (Sept. 3-8)

Please email nominations to rroberts@idahostatesman.com

FOOTBALL

Hunter Kenyon, Borah: The Lions earned a come-from-behind 33-28 win against Meridian thanks to the senior running back's 219 rushing yards and four touchdowns. Kenyon scored the game-winning touchdown from 15 yards out with 34 seconds remaining in the game.

VOLLEYBALL

McKenzie Thomas, Meridian: The three-year starter and captain lead the Warriors to a 25-22, 9-25, 26-24, 25-20 victory over Mountain View. It was Meridian's first win over the Mavericks in seven seasons. Against Mountain View, Thomas had 26 assists, four kills, three blocks and one ace. In a five-set loss to Borah later in the week, the junior setter added 23 assists, five kills, four blocks and two aces.

GIRLS SOCCER

Camas Curran, Meridian: The Warriors started 5A Southern Idaho Conference play with a 2-0 victory against Capital. Curran, a senior defensive midfielder, scored both goals to lead the Warriors to their first victory of the season. Curran's two goals also doubled the total goals scored for the Warriors this season.

BOYS SOCCER

Kevin Field, Skyview: Skyview won three 4A Southern Idaho Conference games last week by one goal each time. Field, a senior, scored two goals apiece in each of those three games as the Hawks beat Kuna 2-1, Bishop Kelly 3-2 and Columbia 2-1.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

Sam Mckinnon, Mountain View: According to results reported to the Idaho Statesman, Mckinnon recorded the fastest time of any female runner last week. Mckinnon won the Roger Curran Memorial at West Park in Nampa in 18 minutes, 59.67 seconds, which is the third fastest time in the state this season according to athletic.net.

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

Andrew Rafla, Timberline: The junior's winning time of 15 minutes 35.6 seconds at the Silverwood Coaster Cross in Athol is the fastest time of any male runner in the state this season according to athletic.net. Rafla's first-place finish helped the Wolves take second at the 25-team meet.

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