Stewart Walkenhorst

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Stewart Walkenhorst is the tallest player to star for any Napa High basketball team. His size, combined with his great shooting touch, made him a significant scoring threat in any game. He played three years at Napa. In his junior year, the 1970-71 season, Walkenhorst led the Indians to a league championship and third place finish in the Top of the Bay Classic. He was Napa’s MVP and made the TOBC All-Tournament team and the All-NBL team. As a senior and Co-captain, Walkenhorst again led Napa to the NBL championship and the championship of the Top of the Bay Classic, where he garnered All-Tournament honors for the second consecutive year and added Tournament Most Valuable Player to his awards, while also being named All-NBL for the second straight season. In his senior year, Walkenhorst averaged 22.5 points per game and 17.5 rebounds. He had career high games of 38 points and 30 rebounds, and scored over 1,000 points for Napa High. He made the third team Cal High All-State team as a senior. Walkenhorst continued his career at Brigham Young University, where he earned two varsity letters.