HAILEY JOHNSON - RCW
HAILEY JOHNSON - RCW
TRACK AND FIELD: Johnson, a five-time letterwinner was one of Renville County West's two state entrants in 2011, competing in the high jump. At the 2011 conference meet, she placed first in the 100 meters, third in the high jump and the Jaguars' 4x100 relay was first and the 4x200 team was second.
VOLLEYBALL: Johnson lettered two years and was a starter and all-conference selection as a hitter and team captain. She had 235 kills last season and 315 for her career. Serving her first year last season, she was good on 215 of 250 serves and had 21 aces. She had 63 career block aces.
BASKETBALL: Johnson lettered two years for the Jaguars. She came off the bench and averaged 2.5 points and 2.7 rebounds in a career limited this season by a heart condition. "She stuck with the team through her health problems and was a great leader," said coach Dan Hup.
TAYLOR SHARPE - RCW
TRACK AND FIELD: Sharpe is a six-time letter winner and among her six school records she set marks in the 100 hurdles (16.91), the 300 hurdles (47.65), the long jump (15-feet-5) and as a member of the 4x100 relay (52.51). She won the conference 100 hurdles and pole vault in 2010 and 2011.
BASKETBALL: Sharpe lettered three years and started two for the Jaguars. She averaged 9.3 points and 3.1 assists last season and 7.4 points and 2.1 assists for her career as a guard. She also averaged about 3.0 rebounds and 2.1 steals in her career. Ended her career with 420 points, 187 rebounds, 138 assists and 134 steals.
VOLLEYBALL: A three-year letterwinner, Sharpe started and was all-conference two years. As an outside hitter, she had 171 kills last season and 339 for her career. She also had 56 service aces last year and 113 in her career. Sharpe had 589 career digs.
DEAN STIER - Willmar
BASEBALL: Stier entered the season with a career .375 batting average with 22 runs batted in and 18 stolen bases. A three-year letterwinner and starter, Stier, a pitcher and first baseman, is the team captain, an all-conference pick and was an all-state nominee last year. He also was all-section last year.
FOOTBALL: Stier is a two-year letterwinner and starter who was named all-conference last season. He caught 51 passes for 776 yards and 6 TDs last year and made 74 receptions for 1,025 yards in his career. He also was on punt and kick teams as protector and holder. During his senior season, Stier was named Honorable Mention All-State.
BASKETBALL: Stier lettered three years and was an all-conference pick in his one year as a starter. He scored 162 points his senior season and 206 total points in his career. He had 163 career assists and 33 steals for the Central Lakes Conference champion Cardinals.
BAYLIE YOUNG - Willmar
HOCKEY: Young was a four-year letterwinner and starter who was a two-time all-conference pick as a goalie. She was 11-7-1 as a senior with a 1.89 goals-against average and a save percentage of .928. The two-time team MVP finished her career with 39 wins, a 2.36 GAA and a .912 save percentage.
SOCCER: Young is a four-year letterwinner and for two years was the Cardinals' leading scorer. Named a captain as a senior, Young ended her varsity career with 39 goals and 18 assists.
TRACK AND FIELD: A four-year letterwinner, Young was all-conference as a junior. Young competed as a sophomore and junior in the True Team Track and Field Meet in the hurdles, long jump and relays. Her 100-meter hurdles time of 15.58 set a school record.