Galena scores awards
Two Galena High School athletes, softball player Tiffany Kristie and baseball player Joe Hooft, were named the 4A Prep Athletes of the Week for March 20-25 by the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association on Tuesday.
Kristie, a senior, went 10-for-17 at the plate last week with three doubles, two homers and 11 RBIs. She had the game-winning hit for the Grizzlies in their 4-3 win at Carson on March 21.
Hooft, a junior, put on a hiiting display for the week by batting .714 (10-for-14) with two doubles, two triples and five homers while recording 10 RBIs and eleven runs. Galena won four games during the week and outscored its opponents 57-26 during the time span.