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Best athletes, coaches and school spirit: Vote through Sunday in HighSchoolOT Honors

May 17, 2019

Finalists have been selected for all categories for the 2019 edition of HighSchoolOT Honors. Five finalists have been selected for each category that includes fall, winter, and spring sports, as well as elite awards.

Nominations were open to the public during each season. After the nomination period closed, a panel of HighSchoolOT.com reporters, contributors and analysts narrowed down the lists to five in each category.

Finalists come from 81 different schools in 27 different counties.

Users can vote in each category once per day through Sunday at midnight.

All finalists are invited to attend the HighSchoolOT Honors awards event at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, June 15. Each finalist will be recognized on stage and winners will receive a trophy.

Finalists should use the RSVP link on this page to let us know if they are planning to attend.

Indianpolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines will serve as the guest speaker this year. Hines played high school football and ran track at Garner High School before participating in both sports at N.C. State. After leaving the Wolfpack program with one year of eligibilty remaining, Hines was drafted by the Colts in the fourth round of the n

Emails and printed letters will be sent to the athletic directors at the schools who have finalists for HighSchoolOT Honors. Please be on the look out for those letters

Here are the finalists for each category by season:

Female Athlete of the Year

Male Athlete of the Year

Female Coach of the Year

Male Coach of the Year

Athletic Director of the Year

Female Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award Winner of the Year

Male Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award Winner of the Year

Stuart Scott Courage Award

Team of the Year

Game of the Year

Story of the Year

Upset of the Year

Cheerleading Squad of the Year

Marching Band of the Year

Mascot of the Year

Student Section of the Year

Boys Cross Country Athlete of the Year

Girls Cross Country Athlete of the Year

Football Defensive Player of the Year

Football Offensive Player of the Year

Girls Golfer of the Year

Boys Soccer Player of the Year

Girls Tennis Player of the Year

Volleyball Player of the Year

Boys Basketball Player of the Year​​​​​​

Girls Basketball Player of the Year

Boys Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Girls Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Boys Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Year

Girls Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Year

Wrestler of the Year

Baseball Player of the Year

Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year

Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year

Girls Soccer Player of the Year

Softball Player of the Year

Boys Tennis Player of the Year

Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Boys Golfer of the Year