Banquet lauds BC athletics
The Bogue Chitto faculty, coaches and family members honored the Bobcat athletes with a spring banquet to commemorate the slowpitch softball, girls basketball, boys basketball, baseball and fastpitch softball teams Tuesday night.
Assistant softball coach Denise Leggett opened the ceremony welcoming the crowd to the banquet that was held in the Bogue Chitto Cafeteria .
Coach Russ Carter had the honor to open the award banquet, recognizing his baseball team’s achievements. Brock Roberts was selected as the team’s Most Valuable Player.
In Boys Basketball, first year head coach Mark Pitts thanked the team for their hard work and their parents for all their work and sacrifices to make the season a success. Damien Terrell and Dennis Rogers were chosen as the team Co-Most Valuable Players.
In Girls Basketball, Coach Christi Terrell also thanked the players, parents and coaches for all their help during the basketball season. Coach Terrell recognized two players, Mattie Avants and Zariah Matthews, as her team’s Most Valuable Players.
Softball coach Scott Leggett concluded the banquet by recognizing his slowpitch and fastpitch softball teams. He also thanked the players and everybody else that was involved in making the season a success.
In slowpitch softball, Christian Black received honors as she earned the Batting Title and the Daily Leader Slowpitch Most Valuable Players awards. Alexis Givens captured two Golden Glove awards on the night in slowpitch and fastpitch softball.
In fastpitch softball, Coach Leggett introduced his Class 1A State Champion softball team. Mattie Avants won the Batting Title award. Terrah Nelson earned the RBI Title award.
Principal Mickey Myers closed the ceremony thanking the athletes, coaches and families for the wonderful year they had at Bogue Chitto.
BOGUE CHITTO ATHLETIC BANQUET
Most Valuable Player: Brock Roberts. Most Valuable Offensive Player: Steven Ginn. Most Valuable Defensive Player: Brooks Ingle. Bobcat Award: Joey Elliott and Rudy Brumfield.
Most Valuable Player: Dennis Rogers, Damien Terrell. All-Lincoln County: Dennis Rogers, Damien Terrell. All-District 7-1A: Dennis Rogers, Jeremiah Perkins. Best Offensive Player: Dennis Rogers. Best Defensive Player: Jeremiah Perkins. Most Improved: Eli Holmes. Mr. Hustle Award: Brock Roberts. Best Post Player: Jeremy Blackwell.
All-District: Christian Black, Mattie Avants, Zariah Matthews. All County MVP: Mattie Avants. All County Team: Christian Black, Zariah Matthews. Best Offensive Player: Christian Black. Best Defensive Player: Taneshia May. Most Valuable Player: Mattie Avants. Post Player Award: Lauren McCaffery. Ms. Hustle Award: Karlie Williams. Rookie of the Year: Terrah Nelson.
Batting Title Award: Christian Black. Daily Leader’s Slowpitch MVP: Christian Black. All-Star Selection Award: Mattie Avants. Lady Bobcat Award: Mattie Avants. Golden Glove: Alexis Givens. Down & Dirty Hustle Award: Colby Kirkland. Pitcher Award: Brook Myers. Rookie of the Year: Terrah Nelson. Coaches Award: Zariah Matthews. Most Improved: Jordan McKinney. Best Infielder Award: Alana Nettles. Best Outfielder Award: Mallory Allen.
Fastpitch Batting Title: Mattie Avants. RBI Title Award: Terrah Nelson. Pitcher Award (Best Record): Alana Nettles. Pitcher Award (Most Strikeouts): Christian Black. Golden Glove Award: Alexis Givens. Lady Bobcat Award: Colby Kirkland. Down & Dirty Award: Daley Roberts. Rookie of the Year: Zariah Matthews. Most Improved: Mallory Allen. Coaches Award: Jordan McKinney. Team Captain Award: Marshonikique Blackwell. All-State Team: Christian Black, Alana Nettles, Mattie Avants, Mallory Allen.