Amber Huebner, Alex DuVall top Superiorland Kiwanis athletes of year at Marquette Senior High School

These are the Superiorland Kiwanis Athletes of the Month for the 2016-17 school year at Marquette Senior High School, from which the Athletes of the Year were chosen and recognized at a breakfast ceremony near the end of the school year. In the front row from left are Sadah Scheidt, Grace Feliz, Amber Huebner, Aurora Mlsna, Lauren Rotundo, Hannah Bulinski, Izzie Peterson and Emily Helgren. Top row from left, Alec Olivier, Adam Skendzel, Beau Caster, Brad Seaborg, Alex Du Vall, Andrew Kilpela, Garrett Rudden and Liam Robinson. Not pictured are Rebecca McNamee and Joey Phillips. (Submitted photo)

MARQUETTE — Amber Huebner and Alex DuVall were named the Superiorland Kiwanis Athletes of the Year at Marquette Senior High School for the 2016-17 school year.

Both were announced during a breakfast ceremony near the end of the school year that celebrated all of the students who were selected as Kiwanis Athletes of the Month during the academic year.

Huebner was a standout point guard on the Redettes’ girls basketball team, earning accolades on the All-Upper Peninsula Dream Team as a senior as well as being named as the Great Northern Conference Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year.

Huebner also received Class A all-state honorable mention.

She was also a four-year member of the girls cross country team, where she helped lead MSHS to three U.P. titles and was named to All-U.P. and All-GNC teams each year. In track and field, she was a member of the school and U.P. record-setting 1,600- and 3,200-meter relay teams.

Huebner had a 3.97 grade-point average and will attend and play basketball at Northern Michigan University.

Amber Huebner, left, and Alex DuVall were named the Superiorland Kiwanis Athletes of the Year at Marquette Senior High School. (Submitted photo)

DuVall was a successful three-sport athlete for the Redmen as a senior, taking part in football, basketball and track and field.

In football, he earned All-GNC selection and was an All-U.P. return specialist. He was also a member of the Redmen basketball team that won Class A-B-C Team of the Year honors for the U.P. as well as the GNC crown while he was selected to the All-U.P. Second Team and All-GNC First Team.

In track, he was part of the MSHS winning 400 and 800 relays at the U.P. Division 1 regionals and came in fourth in the 100 dash.

DuVall had a 4.07 GPA and is attending Lawrence University to participate in football and basketball.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is sbrownlee@miningjournal.net.