MA athletes honored
By BARRY BURLESON
Marshall Academy handed out lots of awards during its athletic banquet in May, including two special honors presented each year.
Nick Scott won the Johnny Alldredge Spirit Award, and Brent Adams was the recipient of the George Hill Memorial Award.
Awards (Offense) - MVP Brent Adams, Wesley Harris, Jake Paylor, Jon
Cooper, Taylor Dempsey, Tyler Childers, Tyler Sanders.
All District Awards (Defense) - Wesley Harris, Brent Adams, Justin Gray, Hunter Bolden, Josh Sharp, Landen Fennell.
Second Team All-District (Offense) - Anderson Sawyer, Colby Curtis.
Second Team All-District (Defense) - Jake Howell.
Patriot Award - Taylor Dempsey.
Defensive Lineman Award - Landen Fennell.
Offensive Lineman Award - Jake Paylor.
Offensive MVP - Wesley Harris.
Defensive MVP - Justin Gray, Hunter Bolden.
Team MVP - Brent Adams.
Most Valuable Cheerleader - Brittney Tomlinson.
Five Years - Ellen Gresham, Jessica Taylor, Brittney Tomlinson.
Four Years - Erica Owen.
Most Improved - Chelsey Gilliam.
Best Batting Average (.413) - Mandy Bolden.
Golden Glove Award - Courtney Gibson.
Slugger Award (six home runs, .648 slugging percentage) - Heather Tomlinson.
Senior Leadership Award - Allie Kriss, Brittney Tomlinson, Mandy Bolden.
MPSA All-Star, First Team All Conference, District 1-AA MVP - Mandy Bolden.
Best Offensive Player - Molly West.
Best Defensive Player - Megan Isbell.
Outstanding Team Leadership - Jessica Taylor.
Spirit Award - Emma Burleson.
Boys MVP - Kendall Harris.
Boys Most Improved - Tyler Sanders.
Sportsmanship Award - Claire Liddy, Erica Owen.
Girls MVP - Allie Kriss.
Girls Most Improved - Lauren Poteet.
Lowest Round - Justin Gray.
Leadership Award - Taylor Maurey.
Worst Putter - Jake Howell.
MVP Field Events - Brent Adams.
MVP Running Events - Wesley Harris.
Most Improved - Callie Clanton.
Basketball (Varsity Girls)
MVP - Traci Rodgers.
Best Offensive Player - Traci Rodgers.
Best Defensive Player - Hannah Cook.
Most Rebounds - Jessica Taylor.
Most Assists - Emily Burk.
Best Free Throw Percentage - Traci Rodgers.
Most Improved - Regan Murphy.
Hustle Award - Molly West.
District I-AA All Conference MVP - Traci Rodgers.
District I-AA All Conference - Emily Burk, Regan Murphy.
District I-AA All Conference Honorable Mention - Hannah Cook.
Basketball (Varsity Boys)
MVP - Nick Tate, Gene Alexin.
Best Offensive Player - Nick Tate.
Best Defensive Player - Brent Adams, Tyler Sanders.
Most Rebounds - Brent Adams.
Most Assists - Gene Alexin.
Best Free Throw Percentage - Caleb Byrd.
Most Improved - Hunter Bolden.
Hustle Award - Jake Omedeo.
District I-AA All Conference MVP - Nick Tate.
District I-AA All Conference - Gene Alexin, Tyler Sanders, Brent Adams.
District I-AA All Conference Honorable Mention - Caleb Byrd.
First Team All-Conference - Jake Omedeo, Tyler Childers, Justin Gray, Chris Gardner, Shane Campbell, Tyler Sanders.
All Conference MVP - Tyler Childers.
Second Team All-Conference - Hunter Bolden, Caleb Byrd, Nick Tate.
All-Star - Tyler Sanders, Shane Campbell.
Defensive Player of the Year - Wesley Harris, Justin Gray.
Golden Arm - Chris Gardner, Shane Campbell.
Hustle Award - Caleb Byrd.
Most Improved - Jake Omedeo.