BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Ridgeview High's Erica McCall and Garces Jake Sweaney were recipients of the 58th annual Jim Tyack Award, given to the outstanding Kern County area male and female athlete on Monday in Bakersfield.
McCall, A McDonald's All-American and California Gatorade Girls basketball Player of the Year, was humble in winning her award.
In her four years playing roundball for the Wolfpack, the team won four Valley titles and went to a CIF Regional Final in 2013. McCall has signed to play at Stanford.
Sweaney, in addition to signing to play baseball at Oregon, has a cumulative 3.66 GPA and made the school honor roll each semester of his high school career. He also helped lead the Rams football team to a Valley championship in 2012.