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Sports Briefs, Nov. 12

Six BCHS athletes sign letters of intent

National signing day, an event where a high school athlete signs a national letter of intent pledging their commitment to compete for a university at the collegiate level, took place Wednesday, Nov. 11, and Boulder City High School was well represented.

Fulfilling their dreams of becoming collegiate athletes, six athletes from four sports signed, showing the quality of talent at the school.

Highlighting the group, a trio from the three-time defending 3A girls volleyball state champions signed to their respective universities. Senior Kamry Bailey signed with Division I program University of Utah, Sierra Orton signed with Division II program Arkansas Tech University. Senior Ava Wright rounded out the trio, finding a home with NAIA program Westcliff University in Irvine, where she’ll play beach volleyball.

For the boys, the Eagles athletic program will send at least one star each to college this year in basketball, golf and swimming. All signing to Division I universities were senior swimmer Joe Purdy (University of Denver), golfer Blake Schaper (South Dakota State University at Brookings) and basketball star Ethan Speaker (University of Arkansas at Little Rock).

Additional stories highlighting these accomplishments will appear in next week’s issue.

Grothe takes second in season-ending match

Zane Grothe, a 2010 Boulder City High School graduate, ended his season in the International Swimming League in Budapest, Hungary, on a high note, finishing second in the 400-meter freestyle Friday, Nov. 6.

Competing in match 7 with the DC Trident, Grothe finished with a time of 3:40.93, earning seven points for his club, falling just a tenth of a second behind Energy Standard’s Danas Rapsys, who finished first with a time of 3:40.83.

Finding success in the pool this fall, Grothe has one first-place finish and three second-place finishes in the 400-meter freestyle event.

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Render receives all-state nod

Helping Boulder City High School baseball reach the postseason, senior Derek Render was named to the 3A second-team all-state.

Lady Eagles clean up on diamond

Helping Boulder City High School softball reach the state tournament, 3A player of the year Payton Rogers highlighted the 3A All-State team featuring four Eagles.

Four Eagles named to all-state volleyball team

Boulder City High School boys volleyball was well represented on the 3A All-State team en route to their fourth consecutive state championship.

Rogers named 3A Southern player of the year

Helping Boulder City High School softball reach the 3A state tournament, sophomore phenom Payton Rogers was named 3A Southern player of the year.

Eight earn postseason nods in baseball

Helping Boulder City High School baseball reach the postseason, eight Eagles earned postseason accolades for their efforts.

Softball star signs to play in California

Following a successful prep career with the Eagles, Boulder City High School softball star Talynn Madrid has committed to play college softball at Feather River College.

Sorenson named league player of year

Helping lead Boulder City High School to their fourth consecutive state championship, senior Brady Sorenson was named 3A Mountain League player of the year.

McClaren named state’s top swimmer

Continuing Boulder City’s rich swimming tradition, star senior Phoebe McClaren was named 3A swimmer of the year.

Lady Eagles softball squad takes second in state tourney

Finishing as 3A state champion runner-up, Boulder City High School softball fell to Northern challenger Fernley 9-2 in the title game on May 17.

BCHS’ Jenas-Keogh top sprinter in state

Continuing her dominance for Boulder City High School girls track, sophomore Sancha Jenas-Keogh finished her season as a two-time state champion.