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The OSI's: Male Athlete of the Year

Posted at 5:57 PM, May 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 23:50:14-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) Up next in "The OSI's" is Male Athlete of the Year. Here are the nominees: 


Phillips was the best dual threat on the diamond this past spring. The senior led Class A in batting average, hits & runs. The lefty also won nine games on the mound with a 1.97 ERA helping the Junior Jays to their third straight state title. 


The Omaha North speedster was named the Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year after rushing for a Class A best 2,285 yards leading the Vikings to their third state title in the last five years. 

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Burks had no problem finding the end zone last fall. The Bulldogs' junior rushed for 29 touchdowns, the most in Class A. Burks also captured his third straight state wrestling title last February. 


The Millard South southpaw averaged 21 points per game for the Patriots on the hardwood, leading them to the state semifinals. On the diamond, the future Husker baseball player was just as impressive with a 1.35 ERA.