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Two POY awards, one school year: The 13 Peoria-area athletes to pull off this impressive double

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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Peoria Notre Dame senior Mya Wardle has joined an elite list of Peoria-area high school athletes. The Eastern Kentucky-bound basketball player became the 13th athlete to win two Journal Star player of the year awards in the same school year when she earned the girls soccer honor in June 2024. What's more, Wardle — who won the JS girls basketball honor in March 2024 — is just one of five area athletes all time to win both of POY awards in a traditional team sport. Earlier this spring, Elmwood/Brimfield runner...

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