Southern Utah high school seniors named to Academic All-State teams for spring sports

Detail of a Utah High School Activities Association Academic All-State award certificate, Cedar City, Utah, Nov. 12, 2018 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News

ST. GEORGE — The Utah High School Activities Association recently announced the Academic All-State teams for 2018-19 spring sports and activities.

The prestigious awards are presented statewide to Utah high school senior athletes who have maintained cumulative grade-point averages at or near a perfect 4.0, with each honoree receiving an award certificate.

Following is a listing of the Academic All-State winners from Southern Utah’s Region 9, which comprises seven 4A schools in St. George, Hurricane and Cedar City:

Boys tennis
Jonathan Hales, Desert Hills; Logan Seegmiller, Desert Hills; Ethan Emerson, Dixie; Garrett Curtis, Hurricane; and Gibson Crawford, Pine View.

Girls golf
Kellie Nance, Desert Hills; Makinzie Kelsch, Dixie; and Gabriella Meyer, Snow Canyon.

Kellie Nance of Desert Hills prepares to putt during Region 9 golf match that was ultimately canceled due to weather, The Ledges Golf Club, St. George, Utah, May 7, 2019 | File photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News

Katelyn Philips, Desert Hills.

Boys track and field
Braydon Cavalieri, Canyon View; Ryan Walton, Canyon View; Dallen Corry, Cedar; Stephen Engst, Cedar; Enoka Fuailetolo, Desert Hills; Spencer Klomp, Desert Hills; Karston Bauman, Dixie; Caleb Armstrong, Hurricane; Austin Wright, Hurricane; Tavin Borrowman, Pine View; and Cooper Despain, Pine View.

Girls track and field
Sara Kovac, Cedar; Kate Webster, Cedar; Macie Barney, Desert Hills; Bailey Brinkerhoff, Desert Hills; Samantha Crane, Desert Hills; Chloe Kockler, Desert Hills; Abby Monson, Desert Hills; Samantha Nelson, Desert Hills; Jade Poulton, Desert Hills; Abi Finlinson, Dixie; Abigail Larkin, Dixie; Maeci Hicken, Hurricane; Rianna Holland, Hurricane; Alexis Martin, Hurricane; Addi Baker, Pine View; Sylvia Brown, Pine View; Yrene Heinze, Pine View; and Kayla Loris, Snow Canyon.

Boys soccer
Nathan Potter, Canyon View; Christian Wittwer, Dixie; and Brett Gonzalez, Snow Canyon.

McCray Webster, Canyon View; Stephen Bunnell, Cedar; Blake Milne, Desert Hills; Bronson Andrus, Desert Hills; and Kayler Yates, Dixie.

Kayler Yates swings at a pitch, Dixie vs. Spanish Fork, St. George, Utah, May 20, 2019 | File photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News

In addition, the following student athletes from 1A and 2A schools in the Southern Utah area also received Academic All-State honors in their respective spring sports:

2A girls golf
Brailee Robinson, Beaver.

2A softball
Ashlynn Limb, Beaver; Taylnn Brown, Beaver; Sydnee Gillins, Beaver; Alaina Ramos, Enterprise; Kangie Bundy, Enterprise; Ronnie Robinson, Enterprise; Kindy Christensen, Enterprise; and Alexis Haycock, Kanab.

2A boys track and field
Spencer Williams, Beaver; Tyler Gardner, Enterprise; Dylan Bistline, Kanab; Peyton Dryva, Kanab; and Daniel Horton, Parowan.

2A girls track and field
Tressa Carter, Enterprise; Emily Dunford, Enterprise; and Shelbie Farnsworth, Enterprise.

1A boys track and field
Dallen Torgerson, Panguitch; Cameron Franklin, Valley; Orrin Wood, Valley; James Jeffs, Water Canyon; and Bryant Pace, Wayne.

1A girls track and field
Karlee Eyre, Panguitch; Brooklyn “Kapri” Orton, Panguitch; and Alyssa Lee, Valley.

2A boys soccer
Daniel Horton, Parowan.

2A baseball
Tyler Hess, Enterprise; and Keldon Nelson, Enterprise.

1A boys golf
Logan Dean, Valley.

To view all of the Academic All-State recipients, visit UHSAA’s website and click on the link to the desired sport or activity. The awards are sponsored by the Deseret News.

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