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  • By BRANDON WALTON bwalton@idahopress.com

Eagle - Recent Eagle High graduate and former Eagle softball player Bradie Fillmore is very superstitious.

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Eagle — At 25-0, the Eagle softball team is ranked No. 1. Not No. 1 in the 5A Southern Idaho Conference, not No. 1 in the state of Idaho, not No. 1 in the Northwest, but No. 1 in the entire nation, according to CBS MaxPreps Xcellent 25 National Softball Rankings.

Eagle High’s Josh Gliege held on to second place at the boys Big “I” National Championship on Aug. 6 despite weather suspending play twice, and Bishop Kelly’s Haley Nist made the cut in the girls field at the Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Centennial High graduate Chase Harris was promoted to the Philadelphia Phillies’ short-season A affiliate in the New York-Penn League on Friday.

Mountain View erupted for 13 runs in the bottom of the third inning May 7, turning the 5A District III softball championship game at Rocky Mountain High into a rout with a 19-2 win over Boise in five innings.

J.T. Williams delivered the Eagle High baseball team its second district title in school history with a ninth-inning, walk-off single to left field May 6, clinching a 2-1 victory in nine innings against Capital.

MERIDIAN — The Air Force Academy discovered Mountain View High shortstop Connor Odneal too late to offer him a scholarship. But its coaches told him if he could qualify for the academy, he’d have a spot on the team.

The Rocky Mountain High track and field team took first place in six of the eight relay events April 19 at the Bandana Invitational at Mountain View High, leading the Grizzlies’ boys team to the title and the Grizzlies’ girls team to a second-place finish.

The Rocky Mountain boys and girls teams both earned team titles at the Jack Jones Memorial Tournament at Timberstone Golf Course on April 19.

The Eagle High girls track team topped a 17-team field April 11 at the third annual Pulse Invitational at Centennial High thanks to four first-place finishes.

Centennial High senior Tanner Johnson unfurled a long jump of 23 feet, 2 inches April 5 at the Boise Relays, further solidifying his reputation as the state’s top long jumper.

Five years ago, The Ambrose School’s boys basketball team played in a carpeted gym in a local league for Christian schools. But on March 8, the Archers stepped onto the court at the Idaho Center to fight for the 1A Division II state championship.

BOISE — Centennial High wrestlers and coaches put five fingers in the air and posed for a picture after winning their fifth consecutive 5A District III championship Saturday afternoon at Borah High.

BOISE — Mountain View sophomore point guard Destiny Slocum flashed the skills that makes her a top college prospect Friday, sparking the Mavericks to a 70-48 rout of Boise in the 5A District III high school girls basketball championship game at Capital High.