The 50th annual Player of the Year Banquet was held Tuesday evening at the New Ulm Holiday Inn. A total of 46 area athletes were honored during the banquet, and past players of the year spoke on their experiences in high school and beyond. Players of the Year were named in Boys and Girls Basketball along with Wrestling. Co-Players of the Year were named for Boys Basketball: Beau Herrig of Mountain Lake-Butterfield-Odin and Joey Bartlett of St. Peter. The Girls Basketball Player of the Year was Katy Kuiper of St. Peter, and the Wrestler of the Year was Jacob Anderson of River Valley.