Taylon Peters, Salina Central, football, 37 carries 319 yards, five touchdowns in a 33-19 win over Newton

Other nominees:

Jace Kinnamon, McPherson, football, 14 carries 210 yards rushing, four touchdowns in 63-6 win over Augusta, includes a 94-yard touchdown run.

Ezekiel Kemboi, El Dorado, cross country, won El Dorado Invitational in 16:28.27.


Kelsie Burr, Arkansas City, tennis, won Class 5A regional doubles title with Jacey Arnett and the AV-CTL II singles title.

Other nominees:

Morgan Brasser, Andale, golf, won AV-CTL III-IV title with a two-over 70.

Kennedy Nicholson, Goddard Eisenhower, cross country, won Salina Central Invitational in 20:12.00.

Nominees are taken by the Kansas GateHouse sports editors and reporters who cover the AV-CTL and are selected by Newton Kansan sports editor Mark Schnabel.