The state’s returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 6-foot-4 senior center led the Bearcats to a 24-0 record and the Class 3A state championship this past season. Fertig averaged 22.6 points, 13.3 rebounds, 4.5 blocks and 2.2 steals, and she clicked for 13 points, nine rebounds and four blocks in Douglas’ win over Lyman High in the state title game. A three-time Class 3A First Team All-State selection, Fertig led the Bearcats to a 100-2 record and three state titles after becoming a starter as a freshman. She concluded her prep basketball career with 1,854 points, 1,198 rebounds and 452 blocks.
Fertig has maintained a weighted 4.26 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at the University of Wyoming this fall.
An award-winning artist, Fertig has volunteered locally as a youth basketball and volleyball coach.