March 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
Betsy Bellinger, Palo Verde
The senior two-way star had 1,329 receiving yards to lead the Panthers, and finished second in the state with 17 interceptions.
Jensen Boman, Coronado
The senior led the state with 116 receptions, and had 1,772 receiving yards and 24 touchdowns for the Class 4A champion Cougars.
Destiny Bradford, Bonanza
The senior was one of the state’s top defensive players, finishing with 143 tackles and nine interceptions for the Bengals.
Whitley Brow, Foothill
The junior is one of the best two-way players in the state, finishing with 1,692 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns on offense, and 15 interceptions on defense.
Jordan Ford, Shadow Ridge
The senior rewrote the state’s record books by rushing for 4,570 yards and 57 touchdowns, and helped the Mustangs reach the Class 4A state championship game.
Christina Mayberry, Green Valley
The junior was a top offensive option for the Gators and posted 846 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns. But she was even better on defense, and led the state with 157 tackles while adding 10 interceptions and four defensive touchdowns.
E’leseana Patterson, Cheyenne
The sophomore passed 2,702 yards and 28 touchdowns, and averaged more than 16 yards per carry while rushing for 1,721 yards and 24 touchdowns for the Class 3A state champion Desert Shields.
McKayla Rucks, Arbor View
The junior was a two-way standout for the Aggies, finishing with 1,292 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns, to go with a state-best 19 interceptions on defense.
Caitlin Shannon, Coronado
The junior passed for 4,003 yards, 73 touchdowns and six interceptions, and ran for 1,001 yards and 16 touchdowns while leading the Cougars a perfect record and the Class 4A state championship.
Sam Silva, Cimarron-Memorial
The junior finished with 2,004 receiving yards and 40 touchdowns for the Spartans — both tops in the state.
Katie Zuniga, Virgin Valley
The senior helped the Bulldogs reach the Class 3A state championship game by rushing for 1,558 yards and 42 touchdowns.
Mya Bethea, Cimarron-Memorial
The sophomore posted 1,318 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns, and teamed with Silva to form one of the most formidable receiving corps in the state.
Madison Cheney, Virgin Valley
The senior led the Bulldogs with 1,030 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns, and posted 87 tackles and seven sacks on defense, too.
Gabriela Corchado, Durango
The sophomore emerged as one of the state’s top playmakers for the Trailblazers, and totaled 1,464 receiving yards and 22 touchdowns.
Tiarra Del Rosario, Cimarron-Memorial
The junior and 2017 state player of the year had another strong campaign under center for the Spartans, and threw for a state-best 4,476 yards and 62 touchdowns this season.
Shydae Elam, Western
The freshman did her best to keep the Warriors in games this year, finishing with 1,584 rushing yards and nine touchdowns.
El’Heaven Hunt, Cheyenne
The senior was a top receiving target, and netted 1,339 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns on offense along with 16 interceptions on defense — all tops in Class 3A.
Brinkley McCoy, Las Vegas
The sophomore averaged 8.5 yards per carry en route to 1,165 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns for the Wildcats.
Izzy Madrid, Green Valley
The three-sport star senior capped her flag football career with 1,318 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns to go along with 14 interceptions and five defensive scores.
Mikaela Nunez, Legacy
The junior was a two-way standout for the Longhorns, and posted 1,094 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns along with nine interceptions and three defensive touchdowns.
Cindylou Rasaing, Bonanza
The freshman has one of the most powerful arms in Southern Nevada, and threw for 4,144 yards and 57 touchdowns as a varsity debutante.
Shawna Slater, Coronado
The senior led the Class 4A champion Cougars with 90 tackles and added a team-high 12 interceptions.
Coach of the Year
Rusty Andersen, Coronado
Andersen guided the the Cougars to a 22-0 record and a victory over Shadow Ridge in the Class 4A state championship game. Coronado won 21 of its 22 games by double figures.
Sydney Babakitis, Foothill
Charlene Beck, Bonanza
Jaden Brown, Durango
Taylor Burton, Coronado
Jazlyn Camacho, Green Valley
Leila Canete, Del Sol
Adriana Carillo, Tech
Theresa Caruso, Green Valley
Dayvian Diaz, Shadow Ridge
Shayne Dunn, Bonanza
Nikitia Eskelsen, Virgin Valley
Natalie Gennuso, Las Vegas
Cameron Gerek, Palo Verde
Jenifer Haberstock, Green Valley
Kaitlyn Horstdaniel, Las Vegas
Tiara Jimmison, Green Valley
Alicia Kestner, Bonanza
Niyah King, Foothill
Allyssa Larkin, Arbor View
Madisyn McArthur, Foothill
Taylor Ritayik, Tech
Rhedisa Sua, Tech
Alyssa Tygh, Palo Verde
Laura Valle, Bonanza