Renton celebrates a successful fall season

A list of Renton athletes earned awards and honors

Many Renton student-athletes and clubs made their coaches, parents and teachers proud with multiple awards and honors being bestowed on them.

“We are proud that Renton School District (RSD) student-athletes/teams continue to have success both in the classroom and in athletics/activities,” Renton School District Director of Athletics Brian Kenlin stated in a press release.

The Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires Scholastic Award program is designed to recognize and reward those teams or groups that maintain a high collective academic standard. It is open to varsity or sub-varsity, such as junior varsity (JV) or freshman, sports teams, or activity squads such as dance and drill, cheer squads and fine arts groups such as bands, choirs, orchestras, dramatic troupes and forensics teams, according to the press release.

Any team/group with an average GPA of 3.0 or higher qualifies for a Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) state award. A team with an average of 3.0 to 3.49 qualifies for the Distinguished Team Award, where a team with an average of 3.5 to 4.0 qualifies for the Outstanding Team Award.

Thirty-four Renton School District athletic teams qualified for a state academic award this past fall. Seventeen teams had team GPAs above 3.5 and therefore qualified for the Outstanding Team Award.

Here is a list of Renton’s WIAA Scholastic Awards Program winners

Renton High School Varsity Girls Swim and Dive earned a 3.85 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Renton High School JV Boys Tennis earned a 3.843 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School JV Boys Cross Country earned a 3.813 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School JV Girls Cross Country earned a 3.763 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School Varsity Swim and Dive earned a 3.736 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School Varsity Boys Cross Country earned a 3.709 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School JV VolleyBall earned a 3.684 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Renton High School Varsity Girls Cross Country earned a 3.676 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School Varsity Girls Cross Country earned a 3.672 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School Varsity Girls Golf earned a 3.64 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School Varsity Boys Tennis earned a 3.617 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School JV Girls Soccer earned a 3.617 and the Outstanding Team Award.

Lindbergh Varsity Girls Soccer earned a 3.583 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School Varsity Girls Soccer earned a 3.579 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Renton High School JV Girls Swim and Dive earned a 3.548 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Lindbergh High School Varsity Girls Swim and Dive earned a 3.523 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

Hazen High School JV Girls Swim and Dive earned a 3.516 GPA and the Outstanding Team Award.

OTHER ATHLETIC GOOD NEWS

The Hazen Girls Golf Team won the North Puget Sound League (NPSL) Golf Tournament. In addition, they won the NPSL Cascade Division with a perfect 10-0 league record and Coach Victor Yee was named the NPSL Cascade Division Coach of the Year.

Three Hazen senior athletes signed their National Letter of Intent to play in college:

Ethan Dang – Division 1 – Men’s Swimming – Stanford University

Rae Gerking – Division 1 – Women’s Soccer – University of Wyoming

Eric Bunnell – Division 2 – Men’s Soccer – Western WA University

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