2022 CHAPY Magazine

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THE OTTUMWA COURIER AND OSKALOOSA HERALD PRESENT:

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COURIER & HERALD

Athletic Performers of the Year


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Awards 2021-2022

We proudly present to you our first edition highlighting the athletic performances of our student-athletes in communities covered by the Ottumwa Courier and Oskaloosa Herald. Our sports writers at the Courier and Herald met to discuss and select each award. Local student-athletes from multiple area school districts were considered, including Ottumwa, Oskaloosa, Pella, Pella Christian, Knoxville, Centerville, Cardinal, Davis County, Van Buren, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, Moravia, Pekin, Sigourney, Twin Cedars, Fairfield, North Mahaska, Moulton-Udell and Albia. The awards are based on the 2021-22 high school sports season. We present to you the Courier and Herald Athletic Performers of the Year (CHAPY)!

INDEX

Publisher

Ron Gutierrez

Editor

Kyle Ocker

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FOOTBALL ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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BOYS CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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BOYS SOCCER ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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GIRLS SOCCER ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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VOLLEYBALL ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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BOYS GOLF ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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BOYS BASKETBALL ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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GIRLS GOLF ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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GIRLS BASKETBALL ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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BOYS TENNIS ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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WRESTLING ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

27

GIRLS TENNIS ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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BOYS SWIMMING ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

30

BASEBALL ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

16

GIRLS SWIMMING ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

31

SOFTBALL ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

17

BOYS BOWLING ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

32

MALE ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

18

GIRLS BOWLING ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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FEMALE ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

20

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

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SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

Writers

Scott Jackson Colin Peters

Advertising Account Executives Ashley Conye Tylor Durbin Madeline Crile Tyler Goodell Liz Techel Jodi German

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FOOTBALL ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

CADE MOLYNEAUX SIGOURNEY-KEOTA HIGH SCHOOL • Molyneux earned first-team all-state honors at running back while being named the offensive MVP in Class 1ASecond-team • Lead rushing in 1A with 1,990 Yards on 294 Carries and 23 rushing touchdowns • Lead his team to a 10-1 season and a state quarterfinals apperance career with 15, while his 21 tackles for loss led 1A

FOOTBALL NOMINEES

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GRIFFIN GREINER

ISAAC KACMARYNSKI

CARDINAL •Greiner was named Class 1A, District 6’s top defensive player after collecting a team-leading 89 tackles •Collected 67 Solo stops •Greiner also earned first-team allstate honors as a receiver, catching 39 passes for 722 yards and 11 touchdowns

PELLA CHRISTIAN •One of two quarterbacks in 1A to pass for over 1,000 yards and rush for over 900 yards •finished ninth in 1A with 1,586 passing yards and 20 touchdowns against nine interceptions while completing 59.3% of his passes •Also led the Eagles in tackles with 57

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BOYS CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

PATRICK DE RONDE OSKALOOSA HIGH SCHOOL • Became a three-time state qualifier • Finished 16th at state with a time of 16:36 • Commited to run at Central College

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY NOMINEES JOSIAH WITTENBERG

PELLA •Wittenberg helped the Dutch to a second straight fourth place finish as a team at state •Finished 17th at state with a time of 16:39

CARSON SHIVELY

DAVIS COUNTY •Sixth as a sophomore in 16:40 at state • Eighth as a junior in 17:11 at state •Three time state qualifier

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GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

RYLEE DUNKIN TWIN CEDARS HIGH SCHOOL • Earned a third state medal with a 12th-place finish in the Class 1A girls state race • Has won three state medals in three years running cross-country • “The goal is to win four state medals,” Dunkin said

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY NOMINEES RAEGAN SNIEDER

PELLA •Competed in her first state meet with Pella this fall as a freshman •Finished Sixth with a time of 19:27 •Earned all state honors

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JOSLYN TERPSTRA

PELLA CHRISTIAN •Qualified for state meet her first season as a junior •Ranked 26th going into state championship


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VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

FAITH DERONDE

OSKALOOSA HIGH SCHOOL • Selected to the Elite All-State team (features the best girls from all five classes) • Class 4A Player of the Year • Lead Oskaloosa to their first state appearance since 2006

VOLLEYBALL NOMINEES MOLLY SHAFER

EDDYVILLE-BLASKESBURG-FREMONT •Earned first-team all-state honors as a freshman •Lead the state in kills with 581 •Served 338-376 to accomplish a serving percentage of 89.9%

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BAILEY VAN VOORST

PELLA •Tallied over 1000 careers passes •Second team all state selection with 348 kills, 298 digs, and 28 blocks •Commited to play at Northwestern College


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BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

ERIC MULDER PELLA CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL • First team All-State • Nearly averaged a double double with 11.6 points 9.7 rebounds on 65.2% shooting • Signed to Purdue University

BOYS BASKETBALL NOMINEES KARL MILLER

PELLA •First team All-State •Averaged 15.6 ppg with 48.4% from the field and 37.3% from beyond the three •Contributed 6.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 1.1 steals per game 10 CHAPY

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DALTON REEVES

DAVIS COUNTY •Became the all time leading scorer in the Davis County baskerball program •Lead the South Central Conference in scoring with 22.8 points per game •“It’s an amazing feeling to own this record, I can’t wait to come back here and soak it in with my kids and my grandkids,” Reeves said


GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

WHITNEY KLYN

EDDYVILLE-BLAKESBURG-FREMONT HIGH SCHOOL • Earned All-South Central Conference and 3A All-Southeast District honors • Averaged 13.5 points and complied 181 total rebounds, 119 total assists, and 75 blocks to finish second in defense in the SCC • Lead Rockets to a program win record of 18 wins

GIRLS BASKETBALL NOMINEES MICKEY STEPHENS

CENTERVILLE •Finished third in the SCC averaging 13.9 points per game •Lead the Redettes to an 18-5 record and a second straigh SCC championship •Managed triple figures acoss the board with rebounding (101), assists(113), and steals(108)

ANNA VANDER WAAL

PELLA •First team all-conference honors •Averaged 9.5 points on 43.7% shooting from the field and 37.9% from three •Also contributed 3 rebounds, 3.2 assits, and 1.9 steals per game

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WRESTLING ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

CARTER ANDERSON ALBIA HIGH SCHOOL • Won a silver medal in his fourth and final state championship trip • Racked up 178 wins in 194 matches, including 9 wins out of 16 at the state tournament • Won 7 of his last 10 state matches

WRESTLING NOMINEES EMMITT NEWTON

DAVIS COUNTY •Placed fourth at the state tournament in the 106 weight class •Finished with a record of 49-4 •“The goal has to be to get even higher up that podium over the next three years,” Newton said 14 CHAPY

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TREVOR SUMMERS

OTTUMWA •Finished at the state championship in the 195 weight class •Finished his senior season with a record of 43-4 •Missied all time Ottumwa career wins record by 6 wins


BOYS SWIMMING ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

LUIS GARCIA OTTUMWA HIGH SCHOOL • Finished 20th overall at the state championship in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 53.51 • 23.88-second split in the third leg of the 200 medley at state championship • Won four CIML Metro conference titles

BOYS SWIMMING NOMINEES CAMERON MANARY

ASHTON GEVOCK

OTTUMWA •Anchored the 200 Medley relay to a 21st place finish with a time of 22.23. That time is less then a second off both Ottumwa’s school (21.64) and pool (21.89) records

OTTUMWA •Posted a career-best time of 1:01.64 putting the Bulldog freshman 2.29 seconds behind the school record time of 59.35 •Finished 24th in the state •Swam a 28.84-second leg of Ottumwa’s state-qualifying 200 medley relay CHAPY CHAPY

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GIRLS SWIMMING ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

LEAH CHELGREN

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL • Became the first Ottumwa female swimmer to qualify for an individual event since 2005 • Part of two school-record swims in the 200 medley relay (1:53.66) and the 200 free relay (1:43.26) • Qualified for nine events over three years

GIRLS SWIMMING NOMINEES WILLOW LARSEN

FAIRFIELD •Made her finals debut in the 100-yard backstroke this season breaking her own school record with a swim of 59.22 •Finished 16th overall in the state championship race

MAC PAYNE

OTTUMWA • Part of two record-setting relays •Tied the school record in the 200-free relay •Posted a 50-yard swim time split of 24.76 in the 200 free relay at state

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BOYS BOWLING ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

TREY VANWYK OSKALOOSA HIGH SCHOOL • Bowled a 300 in the state qualifier • Helped Oskaloosa to their first trophy in program history with a second place finish in the team tournament • Went for 13 straight strikes in the state tournament

BOYS BOWLING NOMINEES REILEY FREEMAN

BROCK ALDERSON

OTTUMWA •Finished 13th in the state championship •Went for three-game series of 637 winding up 35 pins shy of three consecutive 200 games and 35 pins shy of cracking the top eight for bracket play.

SIGNOURNEY-KEOTA •1A state runner up •Bowled five consecutive 200-plus games •“The higher the competition level is, the higher you bowl,” Alderson said

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GIRLS BOWLING ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

MAKENZIE FISCHER OTTUMWA HIGH SCHOOL • Contributor to two state championship winning teams • Qualified to state for both indiviudals and team • Won three individual medals in four years

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OTTUMWA •Finished for the bulldogs in the regional tournament with a three game series total of 581 •Earned First team all CIML Metro Conference honors •Qualified for state for both individuals and team 18 CHAPY

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KAREN EHRET

FAIRFIELD •Finished 25th at the state championship •Posted a three game of 475 at state tournament •“I finally found my marks in that second or at least got close to one that I could hit a head pin and leave an easier spare,” Ehret said


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BOYS TRACK ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

GAGE HUYSER PELLA HIGH SCHOOL • Anchored State winning shuttle hurdle with a school record time of 59.45 • Secured four medals at the state championship • Commited to run at Central College

BOYS TRACK NOMINEES REECE THORESON

PELLA •Coming off two ACL tears in high school career, Thoreson finished with three medals at state •Part of the shuttle hurdle team that would win the title with a school record time of 59.45 •Also take second in the 4x400 (3:26.35) and fourth in the 400 hurdles (55.27) 20 CHAPY

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KARL MILLER

PELLA •Secured four medals at the state championship •Finished second indiviually in the 400(49.48) and the 4x400(3:26.35) •Took fourth in the 4x800(8:09.16) and the sprint medley(1:34.99)


GIRLS TRACK ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

KELSEY PACHA FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL • Won four medals in four events at the state championship • “I just went out and ran in that final race. The less stress I put on myself, the better I run, It was my last race. I just went out and gave it all I could” Pacha Said • Finished 4th in the 400 hurdles(1:05.5)

GIRLS TRACK NOMINEES JACIE TRINE

PELLA •Won three medals at state championship •Finished 6th in the 400 with a time of 58.62 •Anchored Pella’s 4x200 and Sprint Medley into seventh place finishes

MALEAH WALKER

OSKALOOSA •Won three medals at state championship •Finished 6th in the 200 with a time of 25.95 •Coupled two eight place finished in the 100(12.63) and the long jump(16-10.5)

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BOYS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR

ISAAC SEMINI PELLA HIGH SCHOOL • Led Pella to state championship final • First team All-State • Scored 14 goals and 7 assists

BOYS SOCCER NOMINEES CARSON GENSKOW

OSKALOOSA •Earned a second team All-State selection •Lead Oskaloosa with with 15 goals and 6 assists

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LANDON BRIGGS

OSKALOOSA •Earned first team All-Conference selection •Finished with 152 saves with an 84.4% save percentage


GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR

ABBY WARNER PELLA HIGH SCHOOL • First team All-State • Finished 11th in 2A with 34 goals

GIRLS SOCCER NOMINEES MICKEY STEPHENS

CENTERVILLE •All-time leading goal scorer in Centerville history •Scored 26 goals over her senior season •Centerville has gone from a team that managed three consecutive one-win seasons to a team that has now won 27 of 51 matches over the past three seasons

HALEY VAN HOUWELING

PELLA •Earned first team All-State selection •Collected 183 saves on an 86.3% save percentage

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BOYS GOLF PLAYER OF THE YEAR

CALE LEONARD OTTUMWA HIGH SCHOOL • Class 4A state champion • Became the first Ottumwa high school state champion since 2014 • “I tried to just stick to my game plan, do what I do best and whatever happens would happen,” Leonard said

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WILL SIMPSON

AYDEN GORDON

PELLA •After earning a medal as an individual last year, Simpson helped lead Pella to a fourth place finish as a team at state •Individual state runner-up •Signed to play at Troy University

PELLA •Contributed to fourth place finish at state championship for Pella •Finished 16th individually •Finished third overall in the Little Hawkeye Conference

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GIRLS GOLF PLAYER OF THE YEAR

MADELYNN HORNBACK SIGOURNEY HIGH SCHOOL • Class 1A state championship runner up • Commited to continue playing at Mount Mercy University

GIRLS GOLF NOMINEES KARSYN LYONS

PELLA •Shot an even split of 45 on both nines for a season low of 90 and a state qualifier •Finished T28th in the state

MYAH TWOHILL

FAIRFIELD •Finished fifth at regionals •Finished 54th at state championship •“My confidence got so much better, especially at the (Southeast) conference tournament. It was like I flipped a switch and everything changed for me,” Twohill said CHAPY CHAPY

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BOYS TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

CALEB BRIGGS PELLA HIGH SCHOOL • Lead Pella to their second straight second place finish at the state tournament • Beat the individual champion in the team championship match • Finished second in the individuals tournament

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• Lead Pella to their second straight second place finish at the state tournament • Beat the individual champion in the team championship match • Finished second in the individuals tournament 26 CHAPY

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ALEJO MARCON

PELLA CHRISTIAN •Won the Little Hawkeye Conference singles title •Finished 5th at state championship singles


GIRLS TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

EMILY BLOM PELLA HIGH SCHOOL • Finished 6th at the singles state championshp • Lead the lady Dutch to a team state championship quarterfinals appearance

GIRLS TENNIS NOMINEES TANAE THIRAVONG

ALBIA •Region 8 tournament runner up •“It’s always good to compete at a high level. I’m looking forward to the challenge,” Thiravong said

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FAIRFIELD •Made it to state championship quarterfinals •Region 7 runner up

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COACH OF THE YEAR

ZACH DUNKIN

TWIN CEDARS HIGH SCHOOL After 11 seasons as head coach of the program and several seasons previously spent as an assistant coach under his father, Zach Dunkin became a state championship-winning coach this past summer guiding the Sabers to a somewhat surprising run to the 1A softball title achieving a career milestone in a 6-3 win over Southeast Warren in the state finals. The victory was Dunkin’s 200th of his head-coaching career, bringing a historic season to a close as Twin Cedars finished 29-3, returning to state for the first time since 1978 before winning the program’s first state championship and second-overall state title in school history. “We’ve played enough big games over the last five years that they’re not scared,” Dunkin said of his team during the 1A state softball tournament. “They were relaxed coming in. They were not going to be scared of anybody.”

COACH OF THE YEAR NOMINEES TONY WITT

MARK SOLOMON

OSKALOOSA •Coached the Oskaloosa Indians bowling team to the state torunament finals where they won their first ever trophy in program history.

PELLA •Coached the Pella Dutch golf team to a stellar 19-3 record as well as a thrilling apperance at the state championship CHAPY CHAPY

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BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

JASON KNOX PELLA HIGH SCHOOL • Helped propel the Dutch to their fourth state tournament appearance in school history • Posted a 9-4 record with a 2.38 ERA and 105 strikeouts in 70 2/3 innings of work • Had a .298 batting average with seven doubles, one home run and 27 RBIs

BASEBALL NOMINEES ISIAH KETTLER

PELLA •Lead in batting average (.421), onbase percentage (.545) •Also tallied remarkable stats such as: walks (28), doubles (11), home runs (4) and was tied for second in RBIs with 27

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CADE MOLYNEUX

SIGOURNEY-KEOTA •Molyneux paced the Savages to a 19win season posting the seventh-highest batting average in the entire state with a .541 average while starting all 25 games •Drove in 41 runs while connecting on 40 hits, scoring 34 times while picking up 11 extra-base hits including four home runs


SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR

GRACE BAILEY TWIN CEDARS HIGH SCHOOL • Lead the Sabers to the school’s first-ever 1A state softball championship both in the pitching circle and at the plate • Recorded a 21-3 pitching record with a 1.20 ERA over 122 ⅓ innings, striking out 110 batters over 25 starts and 27 pitching appearances • Signed to play at Des Moines Area Community College

SOFTBALL NOMINEES EMRI AGRE

MADELINE BARKER

PELLA CHRISTIAN •Batted .573 with a .614 on-base and 1.049 slugging percentage •Also tallied 13 doubles, nine triples, six home runs and 20 RBIs

DAVIS COUNTY •Pitched a stat line of 1.40 ERA and 271 strikeouts over 180.1 innings to become a top 5 winnigest pitcher in 3A •Also lead hitting with 35 hits, including six home runs, and 24 scored runs.

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MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

CADE MOLYNEUX

SIGOURNEY-KEOTA HIGH SCHOOL

It was quite a senior season for Molyneux, starting with a successful fall on the football field earning first-team all-state honors for Sigourney-Keota finishing as the top rusher in Class 1A with 1,990 yards gained on a 1A-leading 294 carries and 23 touchdowns scored for the 10-1 Cobras. Molyneux then moved to the mat, winning 45 matches while finishing sixth in the Class 1A state wrestling tournament competing at 160 pounds as S-K finished with a 23-1 dual record. Finally, the Sigourney outfielder started all 25 games for the Savages finishing seventh in the state with a .541 batting average while connecting on a team-high 40 hits, four home runs and 41 runs driven in as Sigourney finished 19-6, advancing to the Class 1A district finals for the second straight year.

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR NOMINEES KARL MILLER

PELLA •Basketball, Track

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CALE LEONARD

OTTUMWA • Golf, Basketball


FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

RYLEE DUNKIN

TWIN CEDARS HIGH SCHOOL Four-sport athletes are certainly not uncommon among high school athletics in the state of Iowa. Five-sport athletes, however, are certainly very rare. Dunkin was able to participate in both cross-country and volleyball for the Sabers during the fall, ultimately earning her third state medal in the 1A state cross-country meet, while also earning all-conference accolades for the Twin Cedars volleyball team starting in 21 of 25 matches for the Sabers leading the team with 295 assists and 159 digs. Dunkin also started in all 24 games for the Twin Cedars girls basketball team, averaging 10.6 points per game and a team-leading 49 assists and qualified in the state track and field meet for the 1A girls 1,500-meter run and 1A girls long jump. Finally, the Saber junior capped her busy and successful year earning Class 1A all-district and all-tournament honors as the starting catcher and lead-off hitter for the first state championship-winning softball team that Twin Cedars has ever produced scoring a team-leading 46 runs and stealing a team-best 33 bases.

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR NOMINEES FAITH DERONDE

OSKALOOSA •Volleyball, track, softball

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EDDYVILLE-BLAKESBURG-FREMONT •Volleyball, basketball, track

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SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

PELLA

PELLA HIGH SCHOOL • • • • • • • • • • • •

Boys Cross Country (4th at state meet) Girls Cross Country (two state qualifiers, Raegan Snieder finished 6th) Wrestling (Jackson Van Kley was a state qualifier) Boys Bowling (Jayden Divelbiss qualified for state as an individual) Boys Track and Field (2nd at state as a team, shuttle hurdle won state title) Girls Track and Field (Qualified 14 events at state) Boys Soccer (2nd place at state) Boys Tennis (2nd place as a team at state, Briggs brothers 2nd place doubles team at state) Girls Tennis (State quarterfinalist, Emily Blom 6th place at individual state) Boys Golf (4th place at state as a team, Will Simpson 2nd place individual) Girls Golf (Karsyn Lyons qualifies for individual state) Baseball (State tournament quarterfinalist)

state wrestling after qualifying for the es at br le ce ey Kl n Va Pella’s Jackson 34 CHAPY

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tournament.

The Pella girls tennis team qualified for state as well as sent o tournament this year.


The Pella boys cross country team grabbed a four th place finish at state this season.

ed Pella freshman Raegan Snieder rac to a sixth place finish at the state cross country meet.

Pella’s Catrina Dixson celebrates after making a juggling catch.

The Pella girls basketball team finished with a 13-10 record and

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a trip to the regional semifinals.

Members of the Pella boys shuttle hurdle state title celebrate a Class 3A title during the Iowa High School State Track and Field championship meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. CHAPY

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SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAM OF THE YEAR FINALIST OSKALOOSA

ate tournatheir first trip to the st ed rn ea d an -5 31 nt s volleyball team we The Oskaloosa Indian ment since 2006.

Oskaloosa’s Patrick De Ronde races down the final stretch at the state cross country meet.

The Oskaloosa boys bowling earned their first trip to the state tournament and came back home with a second place trophy.

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Oskaloosa’s Maleah Walker competes in the long jump at state.


SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAM OF THE YEAR FINALIST OTTUMWA

title in four st outright conference fir ’s m ra og pr e th n baseball team wo The Ottumwa Bulldogs nals. e Substate 7 quarterfi th to ed nc va ad d an years,

Ashton Grace competed at the State Wrestling Tournament for Ottumwa.

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Ottumwa softball players celebrated earlier this season after walking off with an extra-inning win over Burlington at Frank Huston Field. They’d go on to claim an outright CIML title. CHAPY

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