POWDER VALLEY'S BAXTER NAMED PACIFIC NW 8-MAN PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Powder Valley quarterback Todd Baxter was named last week as the 2003 "Player of the Year" by the Pac-NW8 High School Football Association.
Baxter helped lead the Badgers to their first state championship last month. Powder Valley defeated Powers 52-22 to win the title.
In addition to the state championship, the Powder Valley football squad was also recognized by the Pac-NW8 High School Football Association as "regional champions" for Oregon, Washington and Idaho.
Baxter completed 63 percent of his passes for 2,688 yards and 46 touchdowns this season. He also rushed 77 times for 1,236 yards and 17 touchdowns.
In his three-year career, Baxter passed for 7,292 yards and 111 touchdowns. He also rushed for 3,326 yards and 53 touchdowns.
Baxter generated 10,645 yards of offense and scored 165 touchdowns in his career.
Powder Valley went 12-0 this season, averaging more than 61 points a game and outscoring its opponents 734-248.