The Utah High School Activities Association issued an all-state drill team during its competition last month.
Local honorees included:
2-A: Kylie Bott (North Summit), Tanna Tholen (North Summit).
3-A: Taylor Gardner (Bear River), Linda Sanchez (Ben Lomond), Kyle Stott (Ben Lomond), Nikki Green (Morgan), Chrissy Pace (Morgan).
4-A: Kenzie Firth (Bonneville), Devery Talbot (Bonneville), Angie Bohn (Bountiful), Kelsie Rathmann (Bountiful), Katelyn Murdock (Bountiful), Alexe Johnson (Box Elder), Keylee Parks (Mountain Crest).
5-A: Victoria Pozzuoli (Davis), Bailey Barto (Fremont), Ryley Vaughn (Northridge), Tessa Whiting (Northridge), Heather Thomas (Northridge), Presley Becraft (Roy), McKena Franklin (Syracuse), Karlee Becraft (Syracuse), Kayla Walker (Viewmont), Klarissa Kemp (Weber).
Brighton soccer player earns honor
Brighton High's Stephanie Verdoia was named the Gatorade Utah girls soccer player of the year for the past season.
Verdoia, a senior forward, led the Bengals to a 17-0-3 record and the state 5-A championship with a 3-0 win over Davis.
Ump, team share Spirit of Sport
The New Kensington (Pa.) Valley High School softball team and umpire Bill Dithrich have been selected the 2011 national recipients of the "National High School Spirit of Sport Award" by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
The award was created to recognize those who exemplify the ideals of the spirit of sport that represent the core mission of education-based athletics.
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