Fast start for Lodi Flames in cross country
Madison Gritsch passes onlookers as she rounds Lodi Lake during the Flame Invitational on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010.
With loss, Lodi Flames joined by Lincoln Trojans atop standings
Lodi’s Collin Rhoads makes a diving catch against Lincoln at Zupo Field in Lodi on Wednesday, May 5, 2010. The Flames were handed their first league loss in a 13-3 setback to the Trojans.
- Series at a glance
The News-Sentinel and Lodinews.com will highlight the local
Athletes of the Year, as selected by their respective schools, in
the coming days, starting with Lodi High today, Tokay High on
Friday, Galt High on Saturday and Elliot High on Monday.
Lodi High School
Male: Collin Rhoads (football, basketball,
Female: Madison Gritsch (soccer and cross
Don smith award (most inspirational): Jill
Burkhard (volleyball, basketball, swimming) and Luke Simon
(football, basketball, baseball)
Tokay High School
Male: Andrew Richards (football, wrestling)
Female: Nicole Buzo (volleyball, track and
Galt High School
Male: Tyler Glenn (basketball, baseball)
Female: Kim Hernandez (soccer)
Elliot Christian High School
Eagle award winners: Emily Buhrkuhl (softball)
and Stephanie Crawford (volleyball)
Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2011 12:00 am
They entered their high schools as one of dozens of athletes.
They will leave as part of a distinguished few.
Each local high school has its own way of selecting its athletes
of the year, with most being voted on by coaches and athletic
directors. Every school has different criteria that has to be met
for seniors to win the award, taking into account everything from
athletic achievement to academics, sportsmanship, leadership and
Thursday, June 9, 2011 12:00 am.