Taft Union High School seniors Olivia Ortlieb and Cameron Ginn are the South Sequoia League CIF scholar-athletes for 2016-17. All 111 schools in the Central Section could nominate one boy and one girl based off academics and athletics. Twenty-eight winners were named from the Central Section that stretches from Madera to Tehachapi. Nine came from Kern County. Only Fowler, Mission Oak, Central Valley Christian and Taft had two students honored as scholar-athletes. Ginn and Ortlieb were the only winners from the SSL.