H-R female nominee: Taylor Thompsen of New London-Spicer
VOLLEYBALL: Starting and lettering for five straight seasons, Thompsen finished with 984 career kills and helped the Wildcats qualify for a state tournament and capture a conference title. She had 371 kills and 97 ace blocks as a senior when NLS posted a 32-3 record. She also amassed 181 ace blocks and 126 ace serves in her career. She was All-Area and All-State as a senior.
BASKETBALL: Thompsen, a guard, lettered four years and started two in helping the Wildcats go 101-17 during her varsity career, including a third-place finish in Class AAA this past winter. She averaged 9.3 points, 3.1 assists and 2.9 steals per game as a senior, while sinking 25 three-pointers. In her career, Thompsen chalked up 740 points, 234 rebounds, 289 assists and 253 steals. She made 80 career three-pointers.
SOFTBALL: A four-year letterwinner and starter in softball as an outfielder, Thompsen batted .343 with 10 RBI this season and hit .250 with 25 extra-base hits and 40 RBI in her career with the Wildcats.