Nick Vaver, Centaurus boys basketball: Against Thompson Valley on Tuesday, he exploded for 40 points on 15 for 21 shooting and on Friday he hit a 3-pointer on the Warriors’ first possession of double overtime to lead his team to a win over Northridge that snapped a seven-game losing streak.

Sophie Grant, Niwot girls basketball: In a pair of wins for the Cougars, the senior scored 13 points in a 41-38 win over rival Longmont and 18 points against Mountain View and is averaging 13.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game this season.

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