Finalists for Greater Cleveland Sports Awards announced

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CLEVELAND– The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission announced the finalists for the 17th Annual Greater Cleveland Sports Awards.

The winners will be revealed during the ceremony on Jan. 26 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Other honorees include former Cleveland Indians manager Mike Hargrove, and swimmer and heart transplant patient Kendra Seitz.

High School Athlete of the Year
Dillon Dingler, Football, Jackson High School, Massillon
Jaylen Harris, Football, Cleveland Heights High School, Cleveland Heights
Valencia Myers, Basketball, Solon High School, Solon
Andrea Scali, Softball, Parma High School, Parma

Mitch Trubisky #10 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drops back to pass against the Pittsburgh Panthers during their game at Kenan Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Mitch Trubisky #10 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drops back to pass against the Pittsburgh Panthers during their game at Kenan Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Collegiate Athlete of the Year
John Carroll University Football Team, Football, NCAA Division II Collegiate, Cleveland
Marshon Lattimore, Football, The Ohio State University, Cleveland
Mitch Trubisky, Football, University of North Carolina, Mentor

Amateur Athlete of the Year
Tiana Bartoletta, Track, U.S. Women’s Olympic Team, Elyria
Charles Conwell Jr., Boxing, U.S. Men’s Olympic Team, Cleveland Heights
Emily Infeld, Cross Country, U.S. Women’s Olympic Team, University Heights

Alistair Overeem shakes the hand of Stipe Miocic during the UFC 203 event at Quicken Loans Arena on September 10, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Alistair Overeem shakes the hand of Stipe Miocic during the UFC 203 event at Quicken Loans Arena on September 10, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Professional Athlete of the Year
LeBron James, NBA, forward, Cleveland Cavaliers
Francisco Lindor, MLB, shortstop, Cleveland Indians
Stipe Miocic, UFC, mixed martial artist, UFC Heavyweight Champion
Joe Thomas, NFL, offensive lineman, Cleveland Browns

Renaissance Cleveland Hotel