The Star’s high school athletes of the week for April 17

04/17/2014 6:44 PM

04/17/2014 6:45 PM

Kara Priest


Blue Valley Northwest





Priest scored six goals last weekend for the Blue Valley Northwest squad, which went 3-0 in the St. Louis Soccer Classic. She tied a season-high mark with three goals against Parkway South. A four-year starter, Pries already has 12 goals this season, including two hat tricks.

Stephen Mugeche


Blue Springs





Mugeche shattered his own school record in a 3,200-meter race last weekend, when he finished in 8 minutes, 58.87 seconds. He is only the third Missouri high school runner to break 9 minutes in the high school regular season. Mugeche will compete on Friday in the Kansas Relays.

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