With the end of the school year comes the naming of the Female and Male Athlete of the year for local high schools. Below are the recipients of these honors for each of the Independent's coverage schools:

Edison

Female: MacKenzie Cerda (soccer)

Male: Markus Boyer (football, wrestling, track and field).

Fountain Valley

Female: Vallerie Holler (soccer, volleyball).

Male: David Abraham (cross-country, track and field).

Huntington Beach

Female: Kendra Koelsch (volleyball, surfing, club beach volleyball).

Male: Kai Ross (football).

Marina

Female: Tera Blanco (softball).

Male: Matt Dispenza (track and field, basketball).

Ocean View

Female: Tobi Salzman (volleyball, softball).

Male: Ryan Tran (water polo, swimming).

Brethren Christian

Male: Will Martin (football).

(BC did not select a female Athlete of the Year).

— From staff reports