By Keith McShea
Teddy Okon of Clarence is the Prep Talk Player of the Year for boys track and field for being at the top of his game throughout his career.
Okon won the Section VI high jump and finished fifth at the state meet after having the best mark in the state for much of the season. He also won the Division I triple jump.
In indoor track, he won the last two Section VI high jump championships. He was also a second-team All-ECIC selection in volleyball.
He owns the Clarence records in the high jump and triple jump and is headed to Binghamton on a scholarship.
He talked about his award, season and future plans in a recent visit to PrepTalkTV.
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All Prep Talk Players of the Year will be honored at the inaugural Prep Talk Awards on June 16 at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo, featuring Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed and Janet Snyder of Kiss 98.5. The Prep Talk Awards will honor Prep Talk Players of the Year in more than 30 sports, along with the All-Western New York first teams in football and basketball.
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Our Countdown to the Prep Talk Awards will feature a different Prep Talk Player of the Year every day -- until the big night.
The list thus far: