GALLERY: 2017-18 News-Sentinel.com Prep Athletes of the Year

Football Player of the Year, Jiya Wright of Homestead
Boys Tennis Player of the Year, David Heiney of Homestead
Girls Soccer Player of the Year, Hannah Tillett of Huntington North
Co-Boys Soccer Players of the Year, Keegan McArdle and Ben Kunce of Canterbury
Volleyball Player of the Year, Anna Burkhardt of Bishop Dwenger
Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, Connor Goetz of Carroll
Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year, Tyler Schwartz of DeKalb
Boys Basketball Player of the Year, Jalan Mull of Blackhawk Christian
Girls Basketball Player of the Year, Leigha Brown of DeKalb
Girls Swimmer of the Year, Mallory Jackson of Carroll
Co-Boys Swimmers of the Year, Tristan Dewitt and Noah Yarian of Carroll
Wrestler of the Year, Jaxson Savieo of New Haven
Gymnast of the Year, Sophia Wright-Turflinger of Bishop Dwenger
Girls Tennis Player of the Year, Sydney Jackson of Carroll
Softball Player of the Year, Ashley Miller of Leo
Baseball Player of the Year, Hayden Jones of Carroll
Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year, Justin Becker of Carroll
Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year, Addie Wanner of South Adams
Boys Golfer of the Year, Logan Ryan of Bishop Dwenger

As a new school season begins and with it, a new season of high school athletics, we take a look back at the 22 athletes that were named as the Player of the Year in their sport during the 2017-2018 school year. Not pictured is our Girls Golfer of the Year, Sarah Frazier of Bishop Dwenger.

Take a look back at our stories featuring these athletes below:

Football

Homestead QB Jiya Wright named News-Sentinel Football Player of the Year

Boys Tennis

Homestead’s David Heiney is the 2017 News-Sentinel high school Boys Tennis Player of the Year

Volleyball

Bishop Dwenger’s Anna Burkhardt named News-Sentinel Volleyball Player of the Year

Boys Soccer

Canterbury seniors Ben Kunce and Keegan McArdle named News-Sentinel 2017 Boys Soccer Players of the Year

Girls Soccer

Huntington North’s Hannah Tillett named News-Sentinel 2017 Girls Soccer Player of Year

Girls Golf

Bishop Dwenger’s Sarah Frazier is the 2017 News-Sentinel high school Girls Golfer of the Year

Boys Cross Country

Carroll’s Connor Goetz named News-Sentinel Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

Girls Cross Country

DeKalb’s Tyler Schwartz named News-Sentinel Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year

Boys Basketball

Blackhawk Christian’s Jalan Mull named 2017-18 News-Sentinel.com Boys Basketball Player of the Year

Girls Basketball

DeKalb’s Leigha Brown named 2017-18 News-Sentinel.com Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Wrestling

New Haven’s Jaxson Savieo named 2017-18 News-Sentinel.com Wrestler of the Year

Boys Swimming

2018 News-Sentinel.com Boys Swimmers of the Year: Noah Yarian and Tristan DeWitt

Girls Swimming

2018 News-Sentinel.com Girls Swimmer of the Year: Mallory Jackson of Carroll High School

Gymnastics

Bishop Dwenger’s Sophia Wright-Turflinger named News-Sentinel.com Gymnast of the Year

Girls Tennis

Carroll High School’s Sydney Jackson named News-Sentinel.com 2018 Tennis Player of the Year

Boys Golf

Bishop Dwenger golfer Logan Ryan named 2018 News-Sentinel Boys Golfer of the Year

Boys Track & Field

Carroll’s Justin Becker named 2018 News-Sentinel.com Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Girls Track & Field

South Adams’ Addie Wanner named 2018 News-Sentinel.com Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Softball

Leo High School’s Ashley Miller named 2018 News-Sentinel Softball Player of Year

Baseball

Carroll High School’s Hayden Jones named 2018 News-Sentinel Baseball Player of the Year

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