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Tyner a two-time winner at OSA on Sunday

Brenner, Stitt, Kelly, Stoll, Michaelson and Larner also honored


The name of the show was, officially at least, the Oregon Sports Awards.

But maybe, based on the results, the OSA — held Sunday night at the Stanford Theater at Nike World Headquarters — it should have been renamed the Metro League Sports Awards. Current or former Metro League athletes won eight awards at Sunday’s show, with Aloha senior tailback Thomas Tyner winning both the Johnny Carpenter Prep Athlete of the Year award for the 6A/5A category, and also Prep Football Player of the Year award. In his senior season, the University of Oregon-bound Tyner set a state record of 3,415 rushing yards, and also set the state’s single-game rushing record with 643 yards and 10 TDs in an 84-63 win over Lakeridge. by: JOHN LARIVIERE - DOUBLE WINNER - Aloha's Thomas Tyner accepts one of the two awards he won at Sunday's Oregon Sports Awards.

The other local winners included:

Liz Brenner, of the University of Oregon by way of Jesuit High School, won the Bill Hayward Amateur Athlete of the Year award. Brenner was a second-team All-American for the Ducks volleyball team, a part-time starter for the basketball team, a redshirt member of the track and field team, and also a member of the UO softball team in 2012.

Cameron Stitt of Sunset High School was named Prep Swimmer of the Year after winning the 200 and 500-yard freestyle races at the Class 6A state meet, swimming on two more winning relays at state, and leading the Apollos to a second straight Class 6A team title.

Carson Kelly of Westview High School was picked as Prep Baseball Player of the Year after winning Class 6A Player of the Year honors for a second consecutive season. As a senior, Kelly hit .388 (31-for-80) with 10 doubles, two triples, five homers, 22 runs scored and 26 RBIs. He also had a .962 fielding percentage, committing only three errors in 78 chances for the Wildcats.

Erin Larner of Jesuit High School was named Prep Tennis Player of the Year after winning the Class 6A state singles championship as a freshman and leading the Crusaders to a tie for the 6A team crown.

Gigi Stoll of Beaverton High School was selected Prep Golfer of the Year after winning the Class 6A state tournament as a freshman.

Christo Michaelson of Jesuit High School was tabbed Prep Soccer Player of the Year after leading Jesuit’s boys to both the Metro League title and the Class 6A state title in his senior season.

Two other local athletes were finalists in their respective categories, with Westview’s Jaime Nared a finalist for Prep Basketball Player of the Year, and Aloha’s Sheldon Prince a finalist for Prep Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

For a complete list of Oregon Sports Awards winners and photos, go to oregonsportsawards.com/awards.html.



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