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The male and female Midland Roundtable Athlete of the Year winners will be announced Wednesday at the Athlete of the Year Banquet.

The event, sponsored by AMP, is at 7 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel Convention Center Billings. 

Five boys and five girls finalists are up for the awards. The award dates back to 1989.

The finalists were selected from a pool of candidates nominated by coaches and athletic directors. A Midland Roundtable athlete of the year board, through a verbal ranking process, narrowed the list to five boys and five girls finalists. Those up for the award will graduate from one of the four Billings high schools later this month. 

Boys finalists are: Keaton Anderson, Senior, football, track and field and basketball; Nathan Dick, Senior, football and basketball; Dawson LaRance, Senior, cross country and track and field; and West High twin brothers Bryson Deming (football, basketball and track and field) and Braydon Deming (football, basketball and track and field). 

Girls finalists are: Brittanee Fisher, Senior, basketball and softball; Tyler Fleury, Skyview, volleyball and softball; Sydney Norwood, Senior, volleyball, basketball and softball; Cody Rogers, West, volleyball, basketball and softball; and Josie Snyder, Central, soccer and basketball.

The keynote speaker is former National Football League player Spencer Larsen, who played from 2008 to 2011 for the Denver Broncos and 2013 with Tampa Bay. He played both fullback and linebacker in the NFL. Larsen is currently a financial planner in Billings.

Last year's winners were Jacob Hadley of Central and Christina Aragon of Senior.

BOYS

Keaton Anderson, Senior

Basketball: Played one year of varsity basketball for the Broncs. 

Football: Was a varsity player three seasons and lettered twice. Was the team captain of the 2016 AA state championship squad and was named the 2016 AA Defensive MVP. Was selected to play in the Shrine Game and Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl. In 2015 and 2016, earned first-team all-state honors. 

Track: Competed at the varsity level all four years and lettered three times while placing seven times at the state championships. Earned All-State honors during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. 

College: Will play football for Montana State.  

Braydon Deming, West

Basketball: Was a first-team all-state player during the 2016 and 2017 seasons while playing with the varsity team three years and lettering each year. Is a member of the Montana team that will play Wyoming in the Midland Roundtable series. 

Football: Played varsity football for three seasons and lettered all three years. In 2015 was selected second-team all-state and in 2016 earned first-team all-state honors at two positions.

Track: Was a varsity athlete all four years and lettered three years. Was an all-state performer during the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons. 

College: Will play football for the University of Montana.   

Bryson Deming, West

Basketball: Played at the varsity level for the Golden Bears for three seasons and lettered three times. Earned second-team all-state honors during the 2016 season and in 2017 earned first-team all-state honors. Is a member of the Montana team that will play Wyoming in the Midland Roundtable series.

Football: Was a varsity player three years and lettered four times. Earned all-state honors his junior year and second-team all-state honors his senior year. Was selected to play in the Shrine Game. 

Track: Was a varsity track player for four seasons and lettered each year and placed in the shot put and discus at the state championships his junior year. A three-time state placer. 

College: Will play football at the University of Montana. 

Nathan Dick, Senior

Basketball: Played for the Broncs varsity squad three seasons and lettered each year. 

Football: Was a team captain of the 2016 State AA championship squad and was named the 2016 AA offensive MVP.  Was named the 2016-17 Gatorade Player of the Year. Was a first-team all-state QB his junior and senior years. Threw 34 passing touchdowns and rushed for 19 touchdowns his senior season. 

College: Will play football for the University of Montana. 

Dawson LaRance, Senior

Cross Country: Was a varsity runner all four years and lettered each season. Earned all-state honors in 2015 and 2016. 

Track: Ran for the Broncs varsity squad all four years and lettered all four seasons. Won the 800 meters at the 2016 state championships and was the 800-meter champion at the 2017 Stanford Invitational. 

College: Will join the cross country and track teams for the University of Minnesota. 

GIRLS

Brittanee Fisher, Senior

Basketball: Lettered twice and was a member of the third-place 2017 squad. 

Softball: Played four years for the Broncs and was a second-team all-conference, academic all-state and second-team honorable mention player while earning four varsity letters. 

College: Will play softball for Montana State University Billings. 

Tyler Fleury, Skyview

Softball: Played on the varsity team all four years and lettered each year. Led the Falcons in home runs and runs scored during the 2016 season. As a junior, earned second-team all-conference honors. 

Volleyball: Was a varsity player for three years and earned all-conference honors her junior year and all-state honors her senior year, while lettering three times. 

College: Plans to attend Montana State University.

Sydney Norwood, Senior

Basketball: Played four years at the varsity level, lettering three times. Was a member of the 2017 state third-place Broncs team. 

Softball: Played with the varsity team for four years, lettering each year, while earning all-state academic honors her junior year. 

Volleyball: Was a member of the varsity squad all four years, helping her team clinch state championships her first two seasons while lettering three times. 

College: Will attend Montana State Billings and doesn't plan on playing college sports. 

Cody Rogers, West

Basketball: Played four years and earned first-team all-state recognition as a junior for the Golden Bears. Led the state in steals during the 2014-15 season and led the state in steals and assists during the 2015-16 campaign. Earned four varsity letters. 

Softball: Was a first-team all-state player during the 2015 season and was a member of the 2014 state championship team. Earned four varsity letters. 

Volleyball: Lettered all four years. 

College: Will attend Montana State and doesn't plan on playing college sports. 

Josie Snyder, Central

Basketball: Lettered twice while playing two years on the varsity team. 

Soccer: Played all four years on the varsity team and was a member of the 2013, 2015 and 2016 state championships squads. Was a first-team all-state selection and will play at the Shodair Tournament. 

College: Will play soccer for Carroll College. 

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