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FALL 2017 NOMINEES (Open/Close)

Girls Soccer

  • Kamryn Fiscus, La Salle junior
    SCAC West MVP scored eight of her 31 goals in postseason for state-trophy Lightning.
  • Anna Hager, West Valley senior
    Four-year all-CBBN defender was named to the first team for three straight years.
  • Kendra Hanses, West Valley senior
    Western Washington commit and 2015 CBBN MVP bounced back from injury to lead Rams.
  • Isabelle Moultray, Selah sophomore
    CWAC offensive MVP led league’s highest-scoring team to 14 wins and state tourney.
  • Taylor Plata, East Valley senior
    Four-year all-CWAC forward had 24 goals this season and finished career with 68.


  • Brandon Battle, West Valley senior
    CBBN co-offensive MVP led league in yards, TDs for second straight, 56 career TDs.
  • Dallin Cluff, West Valley senior
    CBBN co-offensive MVP led the league in receptions, yards and scoring with 15 TDs.
  • Zak Donato, Selah senior
    CWAC South offensive MVP threw for 2,290 yards and 30 TDs and was first-team DB.
  • Nick Haviland, West Valley senior
    CBBN lineman of the year anchored offense that averaged 442 yards and 34 points.
  • Tristan McDevitt, Selah senior
    CWAC South defensive MVP had 57 solo tackles, 12 for loss, and was all-league kicker.

Boys Cross Country

  • Daniel Callahan, Selah senior
    Three-year state qualifier was district and regional champion, placed 12th at 2A state.
  • Alfonso Cuevas, Eisenhower junior
    Valley's second-fastest in Pasco placed 18th in 4A state race after fifth a year ago.
  • Rogelio Mares, Eisenhower senior
    Three-year state qualifier was Ike’s No. 2 most of the season, second at district.
  • Brayden Packard, West Valley freshman
    Third at district, 28th at 4A state in Valley’s fastest freshman time ever at 15:56.
  • Jonas Price, Eisenhower sophomore
    District champion was fifth at 4A state in Valley’s third fastest time ever at 15:16.

Girls Swimming & Diving

  • Maya Cunningham, Eisenhower junior
    Valley leader in the 200 IM and 50 free, competed in four events at 4A state.
  • Jackie DeGrasse, Eisenhower junior
    Swam on three 4A state-qualifying relays, led the Valley in the 100 back.
  • Molly Gage, Ellensburg sophomore
    Ranked among Valley leaders in six events and two list-leading relays.
  • Ella Van Troba, Naches Valley senior
    Won 2A state titles in 200 free and 500 free, set Valley records in both.
  • Krista Wilson, Ellensburg senior
    Four more 2A state medals brings her career total to 12 with three titles.

Girls Cross Country

  • Uhuru Hashimoto, Ellensburg senior
    Top local at Sunfair overcame illness for sixth at 2A state and third career podium.
  • Kalen Johnson, Zillah senior
    Two-time district champion was ninth at 1A state for fourth top-20 finish in Pasco.
  • Molly Mattson, Selah senior
    District and regional champion was fourth at 2A state for third straight top 10.
  • Ada Naranjo, Davis senior
    CBBN district runner-up was 18th at 4A state with Valley’s second-fastest time.
  • Erica Simison, Eisenhower senior
    Led Ike at 4A state for fourth straight year, placed sixth in Valley-best 18:03.


  • Tia Andaya, Ellensburg junior
    Versatile two-time CWAC MVP and Gonzaga commit had 258 kills and 213 assists.
  • Macey Martin, Naches Valley senior
    SCAC West MVP and first-team repeater led Rangers to consecutive state trophies.
  • Maddy Quigley, Selah senior
    Shared CWAC MVP with Andaya as a junior, led Vikings back to state this season.
  • Sydney Remsberg, West Valley junior
    Took over setting duties and earned CBBN first-team honors for 27-3 team.
  • Shea Rubright, West Valley junior
    CBBN player of the year and Minnesota commit rated one of nation’s best middles.
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Fall Team of the Year

  • La Salle girls soccer
    Lightning won 18 straight during 20-2 season, third-place state trophy.
  • Selah football
    Vikings reached 2A state quarterfinals for the first time since 1983.
  • Sunnyside Christian football
    Knights won 13 straight games before finishing second in 1B state.
  • West Valley football
    State-qualifying Rams led CBBN in offense, earned three MVP awards.
  • West Valley volleyball
    With just two seniors Rams earned 4A state trophy with 27-3 record.

Fall Coach of the Year

  • Scott Ditter, Selah football
    CWAC South coach of the year steered Vikings to unbeaten regular season.
  • Gary Ely, Granger football
    SCAC West coach of the year earned his 100th career win with 7-3 season.
  • Kyle Hatch, Ellensburg soccer
    CWAC coach of the year directed Bulldogs to 9-0 run in league matches.
  • Felix Hernandez, La Salle soccer
    SCAC West coach of the year led team to 20 wins and repeat state trophy.
  • Wendy Meirndorf, Prosser volleyball
    CWAC coach of the year led Mustangs to first league title in 29 years.