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Student-athletes selected for AD award

Yuma High School Athletic Director Steve Anderson named several student-athlete winners in the first YHS Athletic Director Awards.

The award is presented by the Athletic Director each sports season to the female and male high school athletes with the highest weighted GPA during that season of competition. It was typically presented to students during their respective sports banquets.

Each winner received a certificate of recognition and a T-shirt emblazoned with “Yuma High Athletics: Scholar Athlete” wrapping around a Criminals logo.

The 2017-18 winners are as follows:


Tyler Hamilton, Football, 4.5 GPA

Isabellah Mayoral Ortega and Jwliannah Mayoral Ortega, Swim, 4.33 GPA


Tyler Hamilton, Boys Basketball, 4.5 GPA

Riley Frissell, Girls Basketball, 4.5 GPA


Nathaniel Lerma, Boys Tennis, 4.3 GPA

Riley Frissell, Softball, 4.4 GPA

Eric Patten