After the Class of 2016's ceremony in September, the total number of Hall of Fame inductees will be 40 athletes, 17 coaches, seven contributors and 11 teams.

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Kayla Burt is among the inductees to the Snohomish County Hall of Fame. The Sports Hall of Fame Banquet where the Class of 2016 will be honored is Sept. 28 at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Xfinity Arena.

Burt is credited as being the first female in the country to surpass 2,000 career points as a star on the Arlington High girls basketball team. She averaged 27.4 points per game and earned a scholarship to play at the University of Washington.

In 2002, Burt suffered a cardiac arrest at home on New Year’s Eve. She was dead for five minutes and teammates used CPR to help save her life. Burt was fitted with a defibrillator, yet forced to retire from her basketball career in 2006 after an attempt to return in 2004.

Burt is in a class of five athletes, one coach, one sports contributor and two teams to be inducted, including Lynwood High alum Randy Couture. An Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer, Couture won three UFC heavyweight titles and two UFC light-heavyweight titles.

Another inductee is Karen Thorndike of Snohomish, who in 1998 became the first American woman to sail around the world solo.