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Then and now, here are SBLive's Senior Girl Athletes of the Year in Washington

This is the third year that SBLive WA has named each classification's best multi-sport athletes who fare well in school, community, too

Another year, another set of really impressive multi-sport seniors who wrapped up their high school tenures in June.

Again, the end-of-the-year stories and biography charts of all six girls were sponsored by WaFed Bank.

Criteria in a nutshell: Each of the athletes were all-league/all-state performers in at least two sports. Overall tenure was also a factor. 


Hannah Dickinson, Lakeside of Seattle 2022, SBLive WA Class 3A senior girl athlete of the year

Lakeside of Seattle captured the Class 3A girls soccer title behind USC-bound goalkeeper Hannah Dickinson, the state player of the year.

* 4A: Whenever her team needed a lift, Kennedy Catholic's Avery Watkins was always there to lend a hand - and leadership

* 3A: Hannah Dickinson gobbled up shots on goal as Lakeside of Seattle's state soccer MVP - as well as passes in the post in basketball

* 2A: A year of training with elite athletes in Yakima gave Prosser's Halle Wright the confidence to dominate in basketball, track and field

* 1A: Eatonville's Hailey Rath never met a softball she didn't like ... to send over the fence. Her 24 home runs led all sluggers in Washington

* 2B: Raymond's Kyra Gardner has always been a rangy, jumpy, adventurous type - and will take her talents to WSU basketball

* 1B: In the toughest smallest-classification league in the state, Garfield-Palouse's Kenzi Pedersen stood tallest, especially as basketball MVP


Jaydia Martin, Hudson's Bay multi-sport athlete, class of 2021

Hudson's Bay's Jaydia Martin was a GSHL player of the year in volleyball and basketball, and signed with Eastern Washington University.

* 4A: To most, Glacier Peak point guard Aaliyah Collins is just a blur -and one of the best defensive players the state has seen in some time 

* 3A: Kennewick's Madeline Gebers is trying to be the busiest student-athlete in college by playing all three sports at Spokane Falls CC

* 2A: Hudson's Bay Jaydia Martin, the GSHL player of the year in volleyball and basketball, learned early how to handle herself around adults

* 1A: Determined San Diego State volleyball signee Jordyn Goldsmith went against advice and played her senior season of basketball

* 2B: McKenna Martinez starred in basketball for Tri-Cities Prep - and was the MCC soccer player of the year at Richland

* 1B: After overcoming a knee injury, Jenna Andringa came back stronger, and led Sunnyside Christian to unbeaten spring basketball season


Hailey Marlow, West Valley of Spokane, class of 2020

Time and time again, West Valley's Hailey Marlow made big plays at the end of games to leads the Eagles to the Class 2A basketball finals.

* 4A: You just couldn't keep Rogers of Puyallup's Raigan Barrett out of the action - in basketball and in softball, her college sport

* 3A: Roosevelt's Camille Duckett led the volleyball program to four consecutive WIAA berths, and took a few track and field titles to UW

* 2A: Living for clutch moment, West Valley of Spokane's Hailey Marlow hit big shot after big shot in leading Eagles to basketball finals

* 1A: Elma's Jalyn Sackrider earned 12 varsity letters during her tenure in volleyball, basketball and track and field

* 2B: Family-first senior Maisie Burnham helped bring her extended family at Liberty of Spangle at state basketball championship

* 1B: Pomeroy's Maddy Dixon always attracted a crowd at school - and a herd at home in raising show cattle