Appleton United forward Trenton Bliss was named the 2016 American Family Insurance Player of the Year at the State Tournament/Player of the Year banquet held at Exhibition Hall Wednesday evening.
Bliss has scored 56 points (28g-28a) thus far for AU, who will take on University School in the second game on Quarterfinal Thursday.
American Family's Jon Elvy presented the award.
The other finalists were:
The eight tournament teams were also feted during the banquet, with the team portion being sponsored by Portesi Pizza and Tim & Rose Ahern.
The following were also feted at the ceremony:
State Academic Champion: Eau Claire Memorial
George Baumann Friends of Hockey: Luke Strand
Bob Johnson Coach of the Year: Mike Elkin & Jeff Lindemann, Neenah/Hortonville/Menasha
Trenton Bliss, 2016 AFI Player of the Year