Gold Player Profiles 2019

#20 Camille Carpenter
Moses Lake HS, Gr. 12
Class 2020




Ht: 5'9 Position: Guard
2018-19 Finish: Big 9 4A
League: 10-2 Overall: 14-8
Current Stats: 9.0 ppg, FG 45.5% , FT 67.5% , 5 reb,  2 assist,  1.9 steal
Basketball Honors: 2019 1st Team Conference Defense
2019 2nd Team Conference Offense
2017-18 WIAA State Tournament -3rd pl
2017-18 Sophomore Letter Award
2016-17 WIAA State Tournament - 5th pl
2017 Freshman Letter Award
2016 Coaches Award, Oregon End of the Trail (AAU)
2015 NBC Camp All Star, Spokane, WA
NCAA Clearing House: Yes
Other Sports or Hobbies: 2019 Athlete of the Week - Track
2018 Cross Country - Captain, MVP, Athlete of the Week, State Competitor, Letter Award
2017 Track & Field, Captain, District Champion 800 meters, State Competitor, Best Sprinter Award, Freshman Letter Awards
2016 Soccer Letter Award
FFA, Show Sheep, Hunting, Baking
GPA: 3.99 SAT: Yes
College Major: Science Field
School Honors 2016-Present National Honors Society
2018-19 ASB Class Senator
2017 - Fall Student of the Quarter
2017 FFA State Champion, First Year CDE
2015 Winter Student of the Month
Inspirational Person: My Family
Favorite Book: Forensic Novels
"I am my biggest critic but only when I allow myself to be my biggest fan."

#40 Melinda Duenaz
Skyline HS, Gr. 12
Class 2020


Ht: 6'2 Position: Forward
2018-19 Finish: Kingco 4A
League: Overall:
Current Stats:  ppg, FG %, FT %,  reb,  assist,  steals, blocks
Basketball Honors: 2017-18 Varsity Letter Sophomore
NCAA Clearing House: No
Other Sports or Hobbies: Snowboarding, Hanging out with friends, Hiking, Young Life
GPA: 3.8 SAT: No         ACT: Yes
College Major: Chemical Engineering
School Honors: International Baccalaureate Career Certificate in Business
Inspirational Person: Breanna Stewart
Favorite Book: Harry Potter
"You don't have to look like a champion to be a legend."

#30 Eliza Friend
The Overlake School, Gr. 12
Class 2020

Ht: 6'5 Position: Forward
2018-19 Finish: Emerald City 1A - Qualified for 1A State Tournament
League: Overall:
Current Stats: 13.6 ppg,  FG %, FT %,  11.2 reb, assist, steals, 7.1 blocks
Basketball Honors: 2018-19 1st Team 1A Emerald City League
2018-19 Varsity Captain
2017-18 1st Team 1A Emerald City League
Varsity Starter - Freshman, Sophomore and Junior Years
NCAA Clearing House: No
Other Sports or Hobbies: Referee at Sammamish Boys and Girls Club
Hiking, Reading
GPA: 3.8 ACT: Yes
College Major: Biology or Law
School Honors:
Inspirational Person: Breanna Stewart
Favorite Book: Homage to Catalonia
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."

#12 Amayah Kirkman
Lynnwood HS, Gr. 12
Class 2020

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Ht: 5'8 Position: Guard/Forward
2017-18 Finish: Wesco 3A
League: 8-5 Overall: 15-11
Current Stats:  ppg, FG %, FT %,  reb, assist, steals
Basketball Honors: 2018-19 1st Team Wesco 3A
2018-19 WIAA Athlete of the Week
2017-18 2nd Team All Wesco Sophomore
2017-18 Single Game Scoring Record 36 points
2017-18 Varsity Letter Sophmore
2017 End of the Trail All Tournament Award (AAU)
2016-17 Varsity Letter Freshman
Lynnwood Feeder Team Caption and MVP
NCAA Clearing House: No
Other Sports or Hobbies: 2017-18 Varsity Letter Cross Country, Track & Field, Tennis
Hiking, Running, Asst. Coach 7th gr Lynnwood Girls Feeder Team,
Playing the Cello
GPA: 4.0 SAT: No
College Major: Sports Psychology
School Honors: 2018-19 Honor Roll
2018 November Athlete of the Month
2017-18 Principles List
2017 December Athlete of the Month
2017-18 Honor Roll
2016-17 Principles List, Honor Roll, Honors Orchestra
Member of Tri-M
Inspirational Person: Mikayla Pivec
Favorite Book: The Champion's Mind
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation,
hard work and learning from failure."

#03 Liv Tjoelker
Lynden HS, Gr. 12
Class 2020


Ht: 5'8 Position: Guard
2017-18 Finish: NWC 2A - State Tournament 4th pl finish
League: Overall:
Current Stats: ppg, FG %, FT %, reb, assist, steals, blocks
Basketball Honors: 2018-19 2nd Team All Northwest Conference
2018-19 Varsity Captain
2017-18 NWC Future All Star
2017-18 Varsity Letter Sophomore
2016-17 Varsity Letter Freshman
2015 Team Captain
NCAA Clearing House: Yes
Other Sports or Hobbies: Weight Lifting, Hiking, Reading, Writing, Art
Art - sketching and glass fusion
GPA: 3.9 SAT: No
College Major: Journalism
Schools Honors: 2019-20 ASB Officer
2018-19 Freshman Mentor
2013-17 Honor Roll, Student of the Month
Washington History Competition Finalist
Washington SEA Competition Finalist
2017 FBLA Inspirational Person
2018-19 Yearbook Chief Editor
Inspirational Person: Sterling Somers
Favorite Book: Think Like a Champion
"We have to have the mentality that we have to work for everything we're going to get."

#10 Olivia Wikstrom
Bainbridge HS, Gr. 12
Class 2020

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Ht: 6'1 Position: Guard
2018-19 Finish: Metro 3A
League: 6-9 Overall: 12-13
Current Stats:  22.8 ppg, FG 43%, FT 70%,  7.2 reb, 2.4 assist, 3.6 steals
Basketball Honors: 2018-19 Kitsap County Player of the Year
2018-19 AP All State Team Honorable Mention
2018-19 All Metro League Selection
Qualified for Districts - first time in 7 years
Nov. 26, 2018 New School Single Game Scoring Record 44 points
2018-19 Varsity Captain
2017-18 All Kitsap County Team
2017-18 Metro League Honorable Mention
2017-18 Team MVP & Varsity Letter
2016-17 Team MVP & Varsity Letter
NCAA Clearing House: Yes
Other Sports or Hobbies: Fastpitch, Spending time with friends and family
GPA: 3.95 SAT: Yes
College Major: Business
School Honors: 2018 Bainbridge HS Student Metro Athletic Council Representitive
2017-18 Chemistry Student of the Year
2016-present National Honors Society
Inspirational Person: Steph Curry
Favorite Book: Think Like a Champion
"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen and others make it happen."

#33 Aspen Garrison
Sehome HS, Gr. 11
Class 2021


Ht: 6'2 Position: Forward
2018-19 Finish: NWC 2A
League: Overall:
Current Stats: ppg, FG %, FT %, reb, assist, steals, blocks
Basketball Honors: 2018-19 2nd Team All Northwest Conference
2017-18 Varsity Letter
NCAA Clearing House: No
Other Sports or Hobbies: Volleyball, Volunteering,
Spending time with family and friends
GPA: 4.0 SAT: No
College Major: Medical Field or Athletics
Schools Honors: Honor Roll
Inspirational Person: My Parents
Favorite Book: The Hate U Give
"Don't settle to be good, strive to be great."

#24 Mia Hughes
Woodinville HS, Gr. 11
Class 2021

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Ht: 5'11 Position: Guard
2017-18 Finish: Kingco 4A - Qualified for 4A State Tournament
League: Overall:
Current Stats: 19.5 ppg, FG 58%, FT 61%, 7.1 reb, 1.0 assist, 1.6 steals
Basketball Honors: 2019 AP 4A All State Team
2019 Seattle Times All Star Team
2018-19 MVP Kingco 4A
2018-19 1st Team All State 4A
2018-19 1st Team Kingco 4A Conference
2018 1st Team Surf & Slam Tournament San Diego
2017-18 1st Team All State 4A
2017-18 1st Team 4A Kingco Conference
2017-18 Varsity "Best Offensive Player"
*Single Season Scoring Record 526
2017-18 Varsity "Queen of the Glass" Best Rebounder
* Single Season Rebounds 193
2017-18 Varsity Letter and Starter - Freshman
2017 MVP End of the Oregon Trail (AAU)
2017 MVP Leota Jr. High Varsity
2016 MVP Leota Jr. High Varsity
2016 MVP End of the Oregon Trail (HS)
2016 MVP End of the Oregon Trail (AAU)
2015 All Tournament End of the Oregon Trail (AAU)
2014 NBC Camp All Star
2014 MVP MLK Tournament (Select)
2013 MVP EBC Challenge (AAU)
 NCAA Clearing House No
Other Sports or Hobbies: Junior High Basketball Volunteer, Boating, Running
Hanging out with Friends
GPA: 3.9 SAT: No
College Major: Criminal Justice
School Honors: 2017-current: National Honors Society
2017 President's Education Award for
Outstanding Academic Excellence
2017 President's Volunteer Service Award
2015-17 Leota JH Academic Award 4.0 GPA
2015-17 National Junior Honors Society
Inspirational Person: My Parents and Jewell Loyd
Favorite Book: Wonder
"Success comes from the will of not being afraid of failure."

#02 Veronica Sheffey
Woodinville HS, Gr. 10
Class 2022


Ht: 5'9 Position: Guard
2018-19 Finish: Kingco 4A - Qualified for 4A State Tournament
League: Overall:
Current Stats: ppg, FG %, FT %, reb, assist, steals, blocks
Basketball Honors: 2018-19 1st Team Kingco 4A
2017 End of the Trail All Tournament Award (HS)
2017 End of the Trail All Tournament Award (Bronze)
NCAA Clearing House: No
Other Sports or Hobbies: Guitar & Music
Spending time with friends and family
GPA: 3.96 SAT: No
College Major: Business
Schools Honors: Drama & Making Presentations
Inspirational Person: Pastor Bill Klein
Favorite Book: The Hate U Give
"Compete with confidence, not with pride."

#05 Baylor Thomas
Lake Stevens HS, Gr. 10
Class 2022


Ht: 5'7 Position: Guard
2018-19 Finish: Wesco 4A
League: Overall:
Current Stats:  ppg, FG %, FT %,  reb,  assist,  steals,  blocks
Basketball Honors: 2018-19 HS Varsity Starter, Varsity Letter - Freshman
2017 HS Gold Division State Championship
2017 PSTL Undefeated Season
2017 Team Captain Lake Stevens Feeder
2017 Summer - Top Gun Award - WWU HS Girls Basketball Camp
2016 HS Gold Division State Championships
2016 PSTL Undefeated Season
2016 Team Captain Lake Stevens Feeder
2016 MVP End of the Trail (AAU)
NCAA Clearing House: Yes
Other Sports or Hobbies: Track, Art, Hanging out with friends
GPA: 4.0 SAT: No
College Major: Sports Medicine
School Honors: Honors Math and Science courses
2017-present National Junior Honor Society Member
2017-18 Cavelero Mid High Academic Honors Award
2016-18 President's Education Award for Academic Excellence
2017-present Cavelero Mid High School Leadership Student
2017-present School Leadership Project: organized & participated in the community Holiday Food Drive
Inspirational Person: My Mom
Favorite Book: Wonder
"You want to set a goal that is big enough so in the process of achieving it, you become someone worth becoming."