2016 Top Ten Finalist Lists
- Jill Townsend, Okanogan – GPA: 3.89. Four-sport athlete, making 1st team all-league in soccer, basketball, softball and track. Player of the Year (CWL) in soccer, basketball (twice), and softball. AP Player of the Year in soccer and basketball (twice). WIAA player of the month and WIAA player of the week (two years). Led the Bulldogs to state titles in soccer and basketball (consecutive years). Verbally committed to play basketball at Gonzaga.
- Keanna Egbert, Okanogan
- Maddy Parton, Cascade – Two sport athlete, competing in soccer and track. Named CTL Sprinter last year in track. Placed in state all three years while competing in track. Currently leads the state in the 300 hurdles and the 4x200 relay that she anchors. In the 4x100 she is ranked 4th in state. Set a school record in the 4x100 relay and the 4x200. Set a league record in the 300 hurdles. Plans on attending Peninsula college to play soccer.
- Emma Stockholm, Chelan – GPA: 3.4. Nominated for the NCW Female Athlete of the Year. Emma was this year’s CTL Basketball Player of the year as well as an all-conference performer in volleyball. Emma also participated in the 1A all-state basketball game, was voted MVP of the game. Community service is Rotary's Apple Century Bike Ride, Chelan Man, and CHAMPS. Mentor in 1st grade classroom every late start (wants to teach and go into Education). Attending University of Montana with a Grizzly Girl’s Basketball full scholarship.
- Drew Morris, Chelan – GPA: 3.9. Nominated for the NCW Female Athlete of the Year. All-conference performer in Cross Country, Basketball, and Track. CTL district champ in the javelin, finishing in 6th place at the state track meet. Involved in Kind Club, Interact, and community service through Rotary's Apple Century Bike Ride, Chelan Man, Chelan Valley Hope and Mentor in Mentor program with younger students, CHAMPS. Committed to Western Washington Vikings Girl’s Basketball program.
- Maddi Hallberg, Wenatchee – 1st Team All-League in basketball, 2nd team All-league in Volleyball and Tennis. Plans on attending Central Washington University.
- Markie Miller, Brewster – GPA: 3.96. 2016 BHS Class Salutatorian. Three-sport athlete, all team honors in volleyball and softball. All-league player of the year. 744 Career Strikeouts, 23-4 Record, .554 Batting Average. Holds the school record with 223 strikeouts. Plans on attending University of Sioux Falls on a full 4-year athletic scholarship for softball.
- Emmy Engle, Okanogan – GPA: 3.91. 1st team all-league in soccer, wrestling, and track. Player of the Year (CWL) in track last year. Member of the state soccer championship. 1st girl to qualify for the state wrestling tournament from Okanogan – 1st year trying wrestling. Defending state champion in the javelin and state leader going into this weekend state meet. Signed a full athletic scholarship with the University of Washington for next year to continue her career in track.
- Ellie Kimes, Cashmere – 1st team all-league in soccer. Won 3 state championships in track and field in June 2016. Won the 1A state championship in pole vault after clearing 13 feet 0.5 inches. Won the 1A state championship in the 300m hurdles, and was a member of the Cashmere Bulldog’s 4x400 relay state championship team.
- Cheyanne Greening, Eastmont – GPA: 3.35. WIAA State Individual Champ. All five games at state, Cheyanne broke the 200-pin barrier, something that had never been done previously.
- Chance Williams, Brewster – Honorable mention BB 2013. Honorable mention FB 2016. All league 2nd team BB 2014. All league 1st team BB 2015. All leauge MVP BB 2016. All state Honorable mention BB 2016. 3rd place state BB×2. 12th and 9th in shot state. 15th in disc state. Participates in community clean up, house clean ups, senior center visits, volunteer basketball camp, volunteer Gary Payton basketball camp.
- Timbo Taylor, Brewster – GPA: 3.7. Three-sport athlete. Football: 1st team all league. Basketball: 1st team all league. Baseball: 1st team all league, all state. Officiates for kids' basketball and baseball competitions in his spare time.
- Parker Landdeck, Cashmere – GPA: 3.6. Named team captain and 1st team all-CTL in all three sports his senior season (Football, Basketball, Baseball). Named CTL player of the year in basketball. Played in the all-state basketball game, and will be playing in the all-state baseball game in Yakima this weekend.
- Jose Padilla, Chelan – GPA: 3.6. Three-sport athlete: football, basketball and track. Nominated for the NCW Male Athlete of the Year. Broke the nearly 40-year old state record for all classifications in the discus with a throw of 195 feet. Three-time state track champion in addition to his prowess in football, basketball, and wrestling. Community service is Rotary's Apple Century Bike Ride, Chelan Man, Chelan Valley Hope and Mentor in Mentor program with younger students, and CHAMPS. All League Lineman offense and defense, Selected to State All Star Game. Basketball 2nd team. Track: CTL Athlete of the year, two-time State Discus champ (2015/2016), State Champion in Shot put (2016) and WIAA record holder in 1A (old record held since 68’). WIAA overall state record holder in all classifications with a throw of 195.0 (record was 193 since 1979). Attending University of Washington on a Huskies Track scholarship to throw shot put and discus.
- Nick McGill, Eastmont – GPA: 3.89. Eastmont athlete of the year. 9 total varsity letters. 5th in the 4x100 relay. 8th in the long jump. Starting quarterback. Starting small forward. Big 9 all-academic team.
- Chance Garvin, LR – GPA: 3.3. Football: 1st team all league safety, 2nd team all-league wide receiver. Basketball: 1st team all league, all-state basketball game. Baseball: 1st team all league. Nominated for all-state game. Involved with youth football, basketball, and baseball. Also ran a youth basketball camp this past winter. Will be attending the University of Idaho to play basketball.
- Clay Ashworth, Okanogan – GPA: 3.88. 1st team all-league in football and baseball plus all league honorable mention in basketball. Player of the Year (CWL) in football and baseball. AP Player of the Year – football. Led the Bulldogs to the state title in football after not being able to play his Sophomore and Junior year because of injuries. Outstanding team leader in all sports. Signed an athletic scholarship with Sacramento State University to play baseball.
- Mason Guerrette, Okanogan – GPA: 3.68. 1st team all-league in football (both ways), basketball, and track. Player of the Year (CWL) in track last year and most likely will repeat this year. Key member of the state champion football team. Defending state champion in the triple jump. Current leader in the state 2B in the high jump and he has qualified for 4 events this weekend. Signed a scholarship with Lewis and Clark State College to continue his career in track.
- Grady Miller, Wenatchee – 1st team All-League first baseman, Big 9 Pitcher of the Year, 2nd team All-League in Basketball. Has accepted a scholarship to continue his education and play baseball at the University of Portland.
- Christian Brandt-Sims, Wenatchee
Female Team Coach
- Norm Armstrong, Wenatchee Tennis
- Rachel Goetz, WVC Basketball – Team GPA: 3.2. NWAC Eastern Region Champions with a record of 27 wins and 6 losses. 3rd place finish in the NWAC Tournament. 8 members of Coach Goetz 2015-16 Knights are going on to compete on scholarships at 4-year colleges and universities.
- Dean Klepec, Okanogan Soccer – State title in soccer. Coaches 3 sports at Okanogan. Not only a player favorite, but a parent and community favorite. Graduate of Okanogan High School himself, returned to teach in the Okanogan School District. Involved in community events and has run the community pool during the summer for many years. Awarded 9 coach-of-the-year awards and many team sportsmanship awards. Named the Coach of the Year for the State of Washington this year.
- Glen Stafanko, Cascade Soccer
- Missy Beierman, Ephrata Tennis – Team GPA 3.477. 15 years tennis coaching experience, sixth as Ephrata head coach. Overall record in regular season play – 15-0. District 5/6 2A champions in both girls and boys tennis. CWAC regular-season champions. Teaches middle school math and is active in the church community. Missy volunteers her time helping coach youth basketball in the winter.
- Rick Duck, Omak Softball
- Bryan Boesel, Okanogan Basketball – Consecutive state titles in basketball these past 2 years. In his first year he led the Bulldogs to the state 1A title. During his coaching career at Brewster, Boesel won 3 state titles in 1A. This year the girls’ bulldogs were awarded by the Okanogan County Basketball Officials with the team sportsmanship award. Named the coach of the year for the past 2 years for the State of Washington.
- Jeff Kenoyer, Cashmere Track – Team GPA: 3.51. Named CTL coach of the year for track and field. Led the CHS girls track team to a 5th place finish at state.
- Brent Darnell, Cashmere Basketball – Team GPA: 3.42. Named CTL coach of the year in girls basketball after leading the Bulldogs to a CTL title and a District VI championship.
- Jay Young, Wenatchee Bowling – Led his team to the 4A State Bowling Championship. Retiring after coaching WHS bowling for 14 seasons including the last 6 years as head coach.
Male Team Coach
- Jennor Sanon, Brewster Soccer
- Levi Heyan, Cashmere Basketball
- Jason Laugan, Ephrata Baseball – Team GPA: Under 3.0. 15 years baseball experience, 10th as Ephrata head coach. Overall record: 16-10. District 5/6 2A CWAC fourth place finishers. 2A baseball state tournament: eighth place. Volunteers much of his offseason to the church and youth baseball programs and teaches high school social studies
- Erick Judd, Okanogan Football – Took Okanogan to the playoffs in each of his 5 years as head coach, after taking over a program that was finishing the season with 16 players. Okanogan now has 50 players on the roster finishing its most recent season. Led the Bulldogs to state titles these past 2 years. He is a very humble person of high character. Graduate of Okanogan, after college returned and currently works for the PUD. Heavily involved in our community and clubs. Well respected not only by the Okanogan community but the entire league. Named the past 2 years as the coach of the year for the State of Washington.
- Travis Domser, Chelan Football – Nominated for the NCW Male Coach of the Year. Guided his squad to 2nd place in the CTL. His team placed numerous athletes on the all-league defensive and offensive teams highlighted by quarterback Luke Gleasman (a Carroll College signee), who took home the CTL Offensive Player of the Year Award.
- Brian Bailey, Entiat Football –
- Tim Taylor, Brewster Basketball –
- Jeff Zhender, Wenatchee Baseball – In his 5th season at the helm of the Wenatchee Panthers. Led WHS to a 24-1 season record and a 3rd place finish in the 4A State Championships. The 2016 Panthers recorded an impressive 23 consecutive wins before losing a 1-run ballgame in the State semi-finals.
- Dennis Tronson, Wenatchee Soccer – In his 24th season as head coach of the WHS boys soccer team, Dennis led his team through adversity and injuries with a “Next Man Up” philosophy and captured the Panthers 1st State 4A Boys Soccer Championship in school history.
- Zach Spaet, Okanogan Track
- WVC Basketball – Team GPA: 3.3. The 2015-16 Knights were NWAC Eastern Region Champions and finished 3rd in the NWAC Championships with a 27 win – 6 loss season. Eight women from this team are continuing on with scholarships to play 4-year college ball. The Knights are very active in college and community service projects. The girls work at numerous kids camps and volunteer at Special Olympics. They posted a team cumulative grade point average of 3.3 over fall and winter quarters.
- Okanogan Basketball – Team 3.58 GPA. 2 consecutive state titles. 56 wins in a row with victories over Colton (repeated state championships in 1B); victories each year over East Valley of Spokane (3rd at state in 2A) and victories both years over Cashmere (1A state participant each year).
- Wenatchee Bowling – Finished 2015-16 with a 4A State Championship. Crowned Big 9 Champions. Three seniors, Jaylah Young, Brianna Saylor and Courtney Archer anchored the 2016 State Champions. Brianna was also named State 4A Bowler of the Year.
- Cascade Soccer
- Waterville Volleyball – Head coach Alyssa Moomaw (currently in college) helped the team come together this year and finish the season 5-5, then go on to district and win their district championship. Several members of the team are in FFA and volunteer their time with Young Life.
- Tonasket Basketball –
- Okanogan Soccer – Team GPA: 3.40 GPA. State champions. The soccer team was placed in the loser-out game of the district tournament and went on to qualify for the final four at state. They beat a previous undefeated team in the semifinals and then beat the 2 time defending state champions in the championship game.
- Cascade Volleyball – Team GPA: 3.5. League Champions, undefeated in league (19-3 on the season). District Champions, took 3rd in state.
- Cascade Tennis
- Brewster Softball – Team GPA: 3.1. Record: Non-League 1-2. League 16-0. Post-Season 7-3. Overall 24-5. All League selections include: Markie Miller (player of the year), Yvette Sanchez, Abby Urias and Marlisa Garcia (first team), Maret Miller and Cynthia Sanchez (second team), Vanessa Terrones and Kylee Vargas (honorable mention).
- Wenatchee Baseball – The 2016 season saw WHS baseball run off an incredible 23 consecutive wins. Including an 18 & 0 record in the Big 9. The Panthers were both league and district champions. Their only loss was a 1 run extra inning loss in the State semi-final ball game. The Panthers bounced back quickly for a 3rd place finish at the 4A State Championships and a 24 & 1 season record.
- Okanogan Football – Team GPA: 3.07. 2 consecutive state titles. The team lost 8 key seniors from the first championship team and Jim Townsend who started for Eastern Washington University, yet repeated their state title win again this year.
- Wenatchee Basketball – Finished 18 & 5 overall and 10 & 2 in Big 9 play. Won both league and district championships and were a State tournament qualifier.
- Quincy Soccer
- Tonasket Wrestling – Finished the 2016 season as both District and Regional Champions. The Tigers finished in 2nd place at the State Mat Classic. They boasted two state champions in Trevor Peterson and Jorge Juarez as well as 2 Academic State champions in Rade Pilkinton and Zach Lofthus.
- Cashmere Baseball – Team GPA: 3.46. CTL League Champs 2016. The boys run little league tryouts and an annual youth camp during spring break, in which 60 former Bulldogs participated this year.
- Brewster, Baseball
- Chelan Tennis – Nominated for NCW Outstanding Male Team. Led by Coach Marty Rothlisberger they were the CTL League and District 6 champions for the 3rd year in a row this year.
- Wenatchee Soccer – The 2016 4A State Champions is best summed up by the Seahawks slogan “Next Man Up”. They overcame adversity – from injuries to suspensions, to bus breakdowns and a lightning delay – but they finished 2nd in the Big 9 and 15 & 7 overall before the amazing 8-game winning streak that culminated in a first-ever 4A State Title for WHS Boys Soccer.
- Okanogan Track – Team GPA 3.16.