Jessica Rasmussen, Jackson Rowe and Koby McEwen have been selected as Athletes of the Year in their respective sports. The following is the official announcement from MidUtah Radio detailing this truly spectacular accomplishment!
North Sevier, Wasatch Academy Dominate the Mid-Utah Radio Winter Sports Athletes of the Year
Published on April 02, 2016 at 09:10AM
Mid-Utah Radio announced the winners of its Winter Sports Athletes of the Year awards Saturday morning on during the Saturday Morning Quarterback on KSVC 980 AM and 100.5 FM.
The radio group honored 10 central Utah high school athletes from five different schools with the awards. The nominated athletes that were up for the awards came from 12 different high schools and athletes could have been nominated from 18 different high schools throughout central and south central Utah.
Mid-Utah Radio weighted the votes cast with 40 percent of the total vote coming from both coaches in their respective sports and Mid-Utah Radio broadcasters. The final 20 percent came from the fans, who voted at www.midutahradio.com.
Fans had one week to vote and when the voting closed Wednesday they had cast 2,567 votes.
The winners can be seen below and each winner will receive their award in the coming weeks.
|Boys Basketball Player of the Year||Koby McEwen||Wasatch Academy||19.1 pts, 5.7 reb, 5.1 ast|
|Boys Basketball Offensive Player of the Year||Trevor Okerlund||North Sevier||18.9 pts, 6.4 ast, 3.7 reb|
|Boys Basketball Defensive Player of the Year||Jackson Rowe||Wasatch Academy||10 reb, 3.4 stl, 2.1 blk|
|Girls Basketball Player of the Year||Peyton Torgerson||North Sevier||17.5 pts, 8.9 reb, 4.3 ast|
|Girls Basketball Offensive Player of the Year||Harlee Willoughby||Delta||13.6 pts, 4.3 reb, 3.4 ast|
|Girls Basketball Defensive Player of the Year||Sidney Springer||Delta||8.7 reb, 4.6 stl|
|Lower Weights (106-145) Wrestler of the Year||Dillon Torgerson||North Sevier||64-3, 106 pound 2A State Champion|
|Upper Weights (152-285) Wrestler of the Year||McKade Cox||Gunnison||47-1, 195 pound 2A State Champion|
|Boys Swimmer of the Year||Jayden Grose||Millard||2A 100 yd Butterfly 1st, 2A 50 yd Freestyle 4th|
|Girls Swimmer of the Year||Jessica Rasmussen||Wasatch Academy||2A 100 yd Breaststroke 1st, 2A 50 yd Freestyle 5th|