Midland Roundtable Athlete of the Year finalists

2014-05-20T19:15:00Z 2014-05-21T21:04:06Z Midland Roundtable Athlete of the Year finalistsGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
May 20, 2014 7:15 pm  • 
1of 11
  • Wrestling: A standout on the mat for the Falcons, he went undefeated this year going 47-0 at 182 pounds to win the State AA championship after finishing second the previous season at 160. As a freshman, he finished sixth at 145. As a sophomore, Dillon missed the state tournament with a shoulder injury. The Falcons won state trophies in all four seasons Dillon was on the team.

    Baseball: Is a member of the Billings Royals for a second straight year. Last year was a outfielder/catcher/pitcher during their State AA Legion baseball championship run.

    College: Montana State University Billings for baseball.

  • Football: The 6-foot-3, 220-pound linebacker was a three-year starter for the Falcons, where he was named first-team all-state in 2013. He was second-team all-state as a punter and honorable mention at offensive guard. Was a team captain for the Falcons this past year. Is Skyview’s career leader in fumble recoveries.

    Wrestling: This past year, Quade bumped up to heavyweight and finished fifth at the State AA tourney. He was third at 189 as a junior. Was a state qualifier at 189 as a sophomore and at 171 as a freshman. As a team, Skyview won a state trophy the previous four seasons.

    College: Carroll College for football.

  • Wrestling: A three-time state placer for the Golden Bears, Reyes was State AA runner-up at 145 this season. His leadership skills earned him the position of team captain as a senior. Participated in varsity wrestling all four years.

    Soccer: An explosive goal scorer who played forward. A two-time all-conference selection who was on the varsity four seasons.

    College: Arizona State University for wrestling.

  • Wrestling: Is believed to be only the third four-time state wrestling placer in Rams’ history and is second on the all-time wins list at the school. He was fifth at this year’s state tourney at 120 pounds. He was state Class A runner-up at 112 as a junior and at 105 as a sophomore. As a freshman, Wall was fourth at 98. Served as team captain this year.

    Soccer: Played varsity soccer for four seasons for the Rams, earning all-state honors this year. Was recognized as all-conference three times. Was a captain this past season. A member of the 2012 State A runner-up team.

    Tennis: Earned one varsity letter in tennis.

    College: Rocky Mountain College for soccer.

  • Football: An honorable mention all-state quarterback this year who earned three varsity letters and was a two-time team captain. Was picked for the Shrine Game. In 2012, was a starting wide receiver and strong safety along with being an honorable mention all-conference punt returner.

    Basketball: A member of the varsity for two seasons and a team captain for both. This past year he was awarded the Pete Lazetich award, the highest honor in the Broncs’ program.

    Baseball: Returns for a third season with the Royals as the team goes for its third straight state title. Was a key contributor to the Billings Royals state-title team last season and was a team captain playing middle infield and batting leadoff. He led the team in hits, runs, RBIs, doubles, slugging percentage, stolen bases and games played. In 2012, he was the leadoff batter, middle infielder and pitcher on the Royals state championship team. Also played two years for the Blue Jays.

    College: Whitman College (Wash.) for baseball.

  • Soccer: Received the Gatorade player of the year award as a senior and is a Shodair Soccer Classic All-Star selection. Participated in soccer for four years at Senior, gaining first-team all-state honors in 2013 and first-team all-conference honors as a junior. Was a midfielder for the Broncs. As a senior, she was a team captain. She helped the Broncs win two State AA team championships. Team awards she earned for the Broncs include, Rookie of the Year (2010), offensive MVP (2012) and Coaches Award (2013).

    College: University of Montana for soccer.

  • Volleyball: Two-time Gatorade player of the year. Was a four-year member of the Broncs team and a three-time first-team all-state selection, along with being named second-team all-state as a freshman. Was a member of two state championship teams at Senior and also served as a team captain for the Broncs. Earned honorable mention All-American kudos from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. She is the first four-year starter at the setter positions at Senior.

    Basketball: Received four varsity letters in basketball and was a team captain. Earned all-state honors in 2013-14, along with all-conference honors the previous year. Selected to play in the Midland Roundtable Montana-Wyoming All-Star Series.

    Track and field: Has two varsity letters in track and was a member of the state championship team last season. Last year, she was all-state in two events.

    College: University of Montana for volleyball.

  • Soccer: She was a record-setting goal scorer for the Rams, setting the Class A single-season record. Lucas was key contributor on four straight State A title teams while with the Rams. Started for three seasons. The past three seasons, she earned All-State kudos. She also served a stint as team captain.

    Basketball: Was tabbed all-conference three times and all-state once. Was on the Rams’ 2012 state-title winning squad as a point guard and also played guard on the state runner-up team in 2013. Served as a team captain for two seasons and earned four varsity letters.

    College: University of Montana for soccer.

  • Swimming: Marsh rewrote the record books, setting state records in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle. She is the former 100 butterfly state record holder. In the pool, she swam to eight state titles while leading the Rams to four consecutive team state crowns. The past two years, she earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-American honors. She has also been a Junior National Swimming finalist and is a two-time Senior Nationals qualifier.

    College: University of Utah for swimming.

  • Track and field: Was named the girls Gatorade athlete of the year last season. She has accumulated five individual state championships in track and been a part of three consecutive team state champions. Last year, she was all-state in six events and as a sophomore she was all-state in five events. As a freshman, was all-state in three events. Voted the 2013 Most Valuable Lady Bronc track award. She has the all-class state record in the 100 hurdles set last year with a time of 14.11 seconds.

    Soccer: A member of the soccer team for three years and was first-team all-conference in soccer last season. Helped the Broncs win two State AA team titles in 2011 and 2013. Was named the team’s Most Inspirational Player and was a Shodair All-Star game selection.

    College: University of Montana for track and field.

1of 11

Copyright 2015 The Billings Gazette. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More from the Gazette

Central's Braesicke signs with Carroll

January 27, 2015 4:30 pmLoading…

UGF adds Eureka guard

January 26, 2015 7:54 pmLoading…

Belgrade's McCree signs with Western for volleyball

January 26, 2015 7:41 pmLoading…

Billings Invitational Wrestling set for Saturday

January 25, 2015 10:28 pmLoading…

Shepherd wrestlers move into Class B-C rankings

January 25, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
Prep basketball: The 30-point club

Prep basketball: The 30-point club

January 24, 2015 10:30 pm Photos



Follow GazPrepSports

Get weekly ads via e-mail

Deals & Offers

Featured Businesses