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Wednesday, 22 July 2009 00:00
    Several local high school athletic teams have awarded spring sports team awards at their respective banquets. We report here the information we have been given, and some teams have yet to report.

Softball -
Lanesville -

    The winner of the RBI Award is Kelly Zollman. This is for the most runs batted in from a player. The other awards are: Defensive-Faith Johnston, Most Improved Player-Kayla Smith, Offense Award-Erin Dorgay, Pitching Award-Ashley Schoen, and Outstanding Underclassman-Amber Parsons.
    Lanesville coach Bill Krammes said, “We have a lot of kids coming back, so next year should still be pretty good. We got better from the beginning to the end.”
North Harrison -
    The Lady Cats’ varsity awards were: Mental Attitude-Alyssa McAfee, Slugger-Sasha Grangier, Pitching-Mary Robertson, Rookie of the Year-Amber Longest, Defensive-Sasha Grangier, Offensive-Kayla Lambert, Most Valuable Player-Kayla Lambert.
    The junior varsity awards for the Lady Cats were: Pitching-Bailee Sanders, Defensive-Brittany Sanders, Offensive-Miranda Whelan, and Most Improved Player-Shana Rhoads.
Baseball -
Borden -

    Ethan Little won the Batting Average Award (.417), and had a team leading 9 doubles and a team leading 13 stolen bases.
    Dylan Martin had the most wins on the pitching mound, with five credited to him. He had team leading figures in home runs (5), and runs batted in (25).
    Sophomore Clint Morris won the Gold Glove Award.
    Other awards were: Most Strikeouts-Kyle Craig (45), Most Runs Scored-Cain Thompson (20), and Fireman of the Year (Relief Pitcher)-Zach Wilson, 110 Percent Award-Chris Howlett.
Floyd Central -
    Eric Schmitt won the honors as the Most Valuable Player Award for the Highlanders.
    Other awards for the baseball Highlanders were: Pitching-Cory Wade, Offensive-Eric Schmitt, Defensive-Keith Kulwicki.
Salem -
    “I’m happy with the way the year went,” said Salem coach Jamie Wilson. “We tied two school records on the season, and we broke two other school records.”
    The awards were: Pitching-Alex Potter, Offensive-Brent Ingram, Mental Attitude-Nick Rainey, .Junior Varsity Outstanding Player-Casey Spaulding.
    Players who batted .300 or better, and were given .300 Awards were: Joe Philpott (.302), Coty Crady (.323), Hayden Burton (.354), Alex Potter (.389), and Brent Ingram (.424).
Girls’ Track-
Eastern -

    Coach Jennifer Olesh was proud of the fact that two of her runners went to the state meet.
    “That was the big thing,” said Olesh.
    The awards were: Most Points in Running Events-Rachel Dalton, Most Points in Field Events-Debra Adkins, Mental Attitude-Rachel Dalton, and Most Improved-Emily Olesh.
Salem -
    Lady Lions’ coach Roger Bundy was happy with the season his squad had this past spring.
    “We had a fairly successful year,” he said. “We were 3rd in the Mid Southern Conference. A few (individuals) were close to going to the state meet. Only a few seniors graduate.”
    The individual awards were: Most Outstanding Runner-Cora Carter, Most Outstanding Field Events-Whitney Thomas, Most Improved Overall-Rachel Koeplin, Coach’s Award-Cora Carter.
    Named Freshman of the Year were three girls: Ashley Malloy, Lakin Thomas, and Kali Johnson.
    Kali Johnson also received a trophy for setting a school record in the 300 meter hurdles.
Boys’ Golf -
Borden -

    Braves’ golf coach Tony Wagoner was happy with his team’s season, but wishes that the player that had been their no. 2 golfer had not left the team. That happened weeks before the Southern Athletic Conference meet. The loss of the no. 2 golfer also kept Borden lower in the sectional at Valley View than they might have been otherwise.
    The Low Average Score Award was given to Anthony Newton, who averaged a 46 score on 9 hole courses. The Most Improved Award was won by Jared Cook.
North Harrison -
    Matt Bruce dominated the awards at the Cougars’ boys’ golf banquet recently. He won awards for Most Fairways Hit, Least Average Putts, Lowest Average Score, and Most Greens in Regulation.
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