Varsity Lettering Criteria


Student must meet the program’s expectations in ALL of the following areas: attendance, sportsmanship, communication, work ethic, responsibility, and performance.  Performance is only one qualification and does not automatically equal a varsity letter.  Lettering one year does not automatically qualify for subsequent athletic letters.  Any high school athlete or manager in good standing of the same interscholastic sport for three consecutive high school years meets the performance criteria to earn a varsity letter.  Any exceptions pertaining to lettering must be approved by the Athletic Director, such as a player making significant contributions to the team but unable to finish the season due to illness or injury.                                      


  • Baseball Performance Criteria
    • A player plays in any part of the scheduled games in one season at the varsity level with significant contributions
    • Any player on the varsity squad who plays in a majority of the games and the team advances to the state tournament.
  • Basketball Performance Criteria 
    • A player plays in 50 percent or more of the total quarters in a season, OR
    • a player plays in 25 percent or more of the total quarters in a season and the team advances to the State Tournament. 
    • A role player whose contributions are so overwhelmingly productive to team success (the Head Coach determines that a letter is earned; this must be approved by the Athletic Director).
  • Cross Country Performance Criteria 
    • A runner finishes in the top half at the Region Championships or
    • A runner averages 7 or fewer points for the total number of scheduled meets -- 5 or fewer points for dual or tri meets. 
    • The team goes to the State Championships; top 7 runners would letter. At coach’s discretion and an exception:  significant improvement, placing during the season (dependent upon level of competition), and extenuating circumstances. All lettering based upon coach’s discretion must have Athletic Director’s approval.
  • Golf  Performance Criteria
    • To be determined
  • Soccer Performance Criteria
    • A player is a varsity performer in at least half the minutes of one season.
  • Spirit Cheerleading Performance Criteria 
    • A cheerleader is an active varsity contributor for 2 years (cheers in 90% of the contests).
  • Swimming Performance Criteria
    • Boys: 50 Free (27.50), 100 Free (1:05.00), 100 Fly (1:10.00), 100 Back (1:07.00), 100 Breast (1:17.00), 200 Free (2:15.00), 200 IM (2:25.50), 500 Free (6:25.00)
    • Girls: 50 Free (32.50), 100 Free (1:12.50), 100 Fly (1:20.00), 100 Back (1:20.00), 100 Breast (1:30.00), 200 Free (2:35.00), 200 IM (2:44.50), 500 Free (6:40.00)
  • Tennis Performance Criteria 
    • A player competes in one of the top 7 positions for half of the matches in one season. 
    • The player plays in 25 percent of the total team matches and the team advances to the State Tournament. An exhibition match does not count toward lettering.
  • Track and Field Performance Criteria
    • A player ranks in the top 8 at Region/Area Championships (score at least one point).
    • A player ranks in the top 5 in a relay at the Region Championships (relay team scores at least four points).
    • A player breaks a school record. 
    • A player averages at least 4 points per meet over the course of the season. 
    • A Legacy List rank of Top 3 will be taken into consideration though not automatic. 
  • Volleyball Performance Criteria
    • A player plays a significant role at the varsity level in half the games available for one season.  Significant is defined as a starter or substitute that plays in approximately half the points played in the matches.