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Finalists Announced for 2013-14 Spokane Youth Sports Awards

SPOKANE, Wash. -

Nominations poured in and the finalists have been selected! Each category, including individual athletes, coaches, and teams, represent the very best in Spokane County. Award recipients will be named during a ceremony at 6pm, June 10, at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

Top Female Coach

  • Talara Frost, Northwest Christian
  • Barb Silvey, Rogers High School
  • Tomie Zuchetto, ParaSport Spokane

Top Male Coach

  • Mike Arte, Gonzaga Preparatory School
  • Andres Monrroy, Central Valley High School
  • Jon Schuh, University High School

High School Sports Top Female Team

  • Central Valley High School Girls Soccer Team
  • Gonzaga Preparatory Girls Basketball Team
  • University High School Slow Pitch Softball

High School Sports Top Male Team

  • Freeman High School Football Team
  • North Central High School Boys Cross Country Team
  • North Central High School Wrestling Team

Non-High School Sports Top Individual Female Athlete

  • Rilee Kemper, Deer Park High NASP
  • Mikila Salazar, ParaSport Spokane
  • Michelle Strauss, Spokane Diamonds

Non-High School Sports Top Individual Male Athlete

  • Will Bughi, Dynamic Gymnastics Academy
  • Sam Polsin, University/Central Valley Titans Lacrosse
  • Allan Roy, Spokane Area Swimming

High School Sports Top Individual Female Athlete

  • Sierra Bezdicek, Mt. Spokane High School
  • Ashlee Pedersen, Mt. Spokane High School
  • Jenna Schlosser, Mead High School

High School Sports Top Individual Male Athlete

  • Brett Rypien, Shadle Park High School
  • Dexter Sienko, St. George's School
  • Kai Wilmot, North Central High School

Against All Odds Special Sports Award Honorees

This special category spotlights impressive athletes that are smoothly navigating life's bumpy road, bucking stereotypes and overcoming injuries. This new award will honor the following student athletes:

  • Ian Anderson, Lewis & Clark High School
  • Sam Dowd, Gonzaga Preparatory School
  • Rilee Kemper, Deer Park High School
  • Tam Nguyen, Rogers High School
  • Carlos Riojas, Mt. Spokane High School
  • Elijah Rodriguez, John R. Rogers High School
  • Robert Rucker, John R. Rogers High School

Tickets now on sale.

Spokane Sports Commission is proud to team with SWX and NWPREPSNOW to host a special awards show celebrating Spokane’s brightest talent in local high school and club sports. These prestigious awards recognize local coaches and high school-aged athletes for exceptional athletic performance as well their character, dedication, sportsmanship, and service. Public encouraged to attend. Tickets now available.

Email Barb Anzivno or call 509.456.5812. Visa/Mastercard/Check accepted. Tickets must be purchased by June 3. Seats are limited.

  • $15 General Admission
  • $10 School/Club Administrators

Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Doors open at 5pm. Awards show begins 6pm.

5–6pm: Lobby Reception: Refreshments and light snacks served.

Attire: Dress to impress. Business/Festive Attire

Awards show to be re-aired on SWX week following.

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