Each week the coaches at Boulder City High School nominate an athlete to spotlight for contributions made to his or her team. This week’s honoree is senior Zach Murphy, who plays guard/forward on the boys varsity basketball team. Marking his third year as a starter, Murphy is one of the Eagles’ top scorers, averaging nine points a game. Against Basic on Jan. 29, he scored 10 points and had 10 rebounds. Additionally, Murphy plays football and baseball for the Eagles. He is the son of Katherin and Christopher Murphy.
Setting themselves apart as contenders in the 3A classification, both Boulder City High School tennis programs routed rival Virgin Valley on Sept. 20.
Despite falling to rival Moapa Valley 42-9 on Sept. 22, Boulder City High School football coach Bubba Mariani sees hope behind the loss.
On a mission to inflict their will, Boulder City High School football didn’t stop until the final whistle during their 43-13 rout of The Meadows on Sept. 14, showing the program’s new commitment to excellence.
Continuing their reign over the 3A classification, Boulder City High School girls volleyball defeated rivals Moapa Valley on Sept. 14 and Pahrump Valley on Sept. 18.
Boulder City High School girls tennis continues to dominate their opponents, defeating Mater East on Sept. 14 and rival Moapa Valley on Sept. 19.
Boulder City High School football advanced to 2-0 on the season, defeating Mater East 22-13 on Sept. 8.
Rebounding from a heartbreaking loss, Boulder City High School girls soccer routed Sunrise Mountain 8-0 on Sept. 11.
Rebounding from a previous loss, Boulder City High School girls volleyball routed Western 3-0 on Sept. 7. Dominating the Warriors 25-2, 25-7, 25-8, senior Addison Doane led the way with 13 kills, while junior Lily Mackey generated 12 serving aces with 15 assists.
Editor’s Note: Boulder City Review highlights an athlete of the month for each participating Boulder City High School varsity sport.
Boulder City High School girls’ volleyball split their pair of matchups this week, defeating 3A Sloan Canyon on Aug. 30, while falling to 5A Palo Verde on Sept. 5.