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CMSM Year Winners Honored

By Chad Rader, 810 Varsity, 07/22/21, 12:00PM CDT


Wait, Worth lauded at Sporting KC game

For the past school year, 810 Varsity and Children's Mercy Sports Medicine Center named its weekly Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center Metro Area High School Male and Female Student-Athlete Performance of the Week award.

The winners of the Male and Female Student-Athlete Performance of the Year were honored at halftime of the Sporting KC vs San Jose game on Wednesday night. 

Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine Center: Improving the performance of student-athletes through comprehensive care for a lifetime of sport participation.

Female Performance of the Year

Kendra Wait, Gardner-Edgerton

Kendra Wait became the first Kansas female to win four golds at the state track and field championships in 108 years. Wait took home gold in the Kansas Class 6A gold in shot put (41'2.5"), pole vault (11'0"), long jump (18'5") and 100 meter (12.02). 

Wait, who was named the Kansas Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year in 2019, will play volleyball at Creighton next year.

Dr. Kevin Latz of Children's Mercy presents the Female Performance of the Year Award to Kendra Wait on Wednesday night.

Male Performance of the Year

Daniel Worth, Lee's Summit North

Worth posted another remarkable outing at the Missouri Class 2 swimming and diving championships. The senior took home three gold - 200-Yard Medley Relay, 100-Yard Butterfly, 100-Yard Breaststroke and bronze in the 200-yard Freestyle Relay.

In his high school career, the Virginia commit won 13 golds and set the Missouri state record in the 100-Yard Breaststroke. 

Worth also competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100-meter breaststroke.

Dr. Kevin Latz of Children's Mercy presents the Male Performance of the Year Award to Daniel Worth on Wednesday night.

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