Finalists for Distinguished Athlete, Newcomer announced

Now in its fourth year, the ScoringLive Distinguished Athlete Awards, presented by the Great Aloha Run, honor standout student athletes for their performance over the course of the 2016-17 sports season, at an invitation-only banquet set for May 21 at the Manoa Grand Ballroom.

The culminating awards of the ceremony are the Male and Female Athletes of the Year, and we are proud to announce the finalists for this season.

They are, in alphabetical order:

Male Athlete of the Year Tua Tagovailoa, Saint Louis School - football Jessiya Villa, Kahuku High School - basketball Jun Ho Won, Moanalua High School - golf

Female Athlete of the Year Danielle Cervantes, Campbell High School - softball Lia Foster, Punahou School - swimming Kylee Kim-Bustillos, Iolani School - soccer

Pizza Hut Newcomer finalists selected

The Pizza Hut Newcomer is awarded for superior performance by a male and a female student-athlete participating in their first full year of play in varsity athletics.

This year's finalists, in alphabetical order are:

Male Newcomer Jordan Donahue, Damien Memorial School - baseball Alfred Failauga, Waipahu High School - football Ryo Minakata, Hawaii Prep Academy - tennis

Female Newcomer Elena Oglivie, Iolani School - volleyball Jaeda McFarland, Pearl City High School - softball Nanea Estrella, Lahainaluna High School - wrestling