EHS Winter Sports Awards, Letters Presented


Published on March 19 2014 9:49 am
Last Updated on March 19 2014 9:53 am
Written by Millie Lange

Winning basketball awards were, front row, left to right, Michael Carie, Phil Knight, Kennan Mahaffey, Sean Zerrusen and Braydon Bone. Back row, left to right, Matt Wohltman, Leighton Lark, Isaac Foreman, Kevin Daugherty, Marcus Robinson and Andrew Knight.

Effingham High School athletes in boys basketball, cheerleading and Pom Pon were honored with a banquet and awards ceremony Tuesday evening at the Hearts Rock Cafe.

Leighton Lark claimed three awards for the boys basketball team. Lark won the Most Valuable Player award, the Highest Free Throw Percentage and Most Three Pointers Made. Phil Knight was named Best Defensive Player. Claiming Hustle awards were Matt Wohltman and Kennan Mahaffey. Mahaffey also won the Most Assists award. The Sixth Man award went to Kevin  Daugherty. Most Improved Player awards went to Marcus Robinson and Michael Carie. The Coaches award went to Andrew Knight and Braydon Bone. The Most Rebound award went to Isaac Foreman. The Highest Free Throw Percentage also went to Marcus Robinson. Outstanding Sophomore was Sean Zerrusen.

Letterwinners were Braydon Bone, Marcus Robinson, Kennan Mahaffey, Phil Knight, Matt Wohltman, Leighton Lark, Andrew Knight, Grant Wolfe, Kevin Daugherty, Michael Woltman, Isaac Foreman, Michael Carie, Sean Zerrusen, Frankie Kasdorf and Jared Minor.

Awards for cheerleading went to Jessica Miller for Most Outstanding Cheerleader, Bayli Crain for Dedication, Alexis Osborn for Heart of the Team, Brianne Boggs for Most Improved, Claire Niebrugge for Most Improved and Jaclyn Steppe for Teamwork.

Letterwinners for cheerleading went to Alexis Osborn, Jaclyn Steppe, Gabby Collier, Bayleigh Stockman, Jessica Miller, Madi Woelfer, Bayli Crain, Andrea Hortenstine, Claire Niebrugge, Morgan Papa, Kristina Rivera, Sarah Bloemker, Tara Torres, Victoria Garren, Katelyn Lybarger, Anna Habing, Brianne Boggs and Meredith Wendling.

Winning Pom Pon awards were Emma Kull for Most Improved, Hailey Meyers for Sportsmanship, Mikayla Hanks for Most Outstanding Dancer, Olivia Miller for Showmanship and Kaitlyn Curry for Showmanship.

Letterwinners on the Pom Pon team were Olivia Miller, Kaitlyn Rush, Kaitlyn Curry, Hailey Meyers, Shayla Bozdech, Kelly Keitel, Mikayla Hanks, Abbey Barnhart, Kali Heckert, Kelsey Curry, Kierstyn Simmons, Chelsea Miller, Brandy Fulk, Emma Kuhl, McKenzie Crowell and Cierra Rush-Inman.

Winning cheerleading awards were, left to right, Jaclyn Steppe, Claire Niebrugge, Bayli Crain, Alexis Osborn, Jessica Miller and Brianne Boggs.

Winning Pom Pon awards were, left to right, Mikayla Hanks, Hailey Meyers, Olivia Miller, Kaitlyn Curry and Emma Kull.