VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED
By Ray Hamill — It’s time to vote North Coast sports fans, for your end of year sports awards, including local athletes of the year, as well as a coach of the year and team of the year.
And what a pool of candidates to choose from in a year that was full of memorable achievements in numerous sports by numerous local teams and athletes.
Voting for all four categories will run through the end of the year, with the winners being announced on New Year’s Eve, along with the first annual Humboldt Sports Sportsperson of the Year. as well as our choices for athletes, teams and coaches of the year.
Who could it be?
So get voting for who you think should win.
Click here to vote for Athlete of the Year (Girls) …
Click here to vote for Coach of the Year …
Click here to vote for Team of the Year …
ATHLETES OF THE YEAR (GIRLS) NOMINATIONS
Hailey Dolcini — No one on the North Coast achieved more at a higher level in 2019 than the elder of two very talented Dolcinis.
Kaleya Sanchez — The best high school basketball player in the area last winter, and an all-NorCal community college volleyball selection in the fall.
Makaila Napoleon — A three-sport star in high school, Napoleon has been establishing herself this winter playing basketball for Oregon Tech.
Kaylee Murphy — The former Logger is enjoying a stellar sophomore campaign playing basketball at UC Santa Cruz.
Sophia Northern — The college senior has been impressing for Sonoma State in her final campaign.
Katie Hurst — The 2019 Fortuna graduate left a legacy that will be difficult to top in track and field.
Ai-Lan McGoldrick — Arcata’s freshman sensation enjoyed an incredible fall in cross country.
Camrin Dolcini — A multi-sport star, Dolcini also left a legacy for Fortuna track and field that will be tough to top.
Aracely Rendon — The Eureka High wrestler capped a brilliant season for her and her team last winter by placing seventh at state, and is the No. 2 ranked wrestler in her division in state this winter.