Wesson’s Fall banquet recognizes athletes
WESSON – The Wesson Cobras honored their varsity athletes with a fall banquet last Saturday night to commemorate the football, softball and cheerleading squads.
Wesson head football coach Ronald Greer welcomed the large crowd to the banquet that was held at the Thames Center located on the Copiah-Lincoln Community College campus.
In football, Junior linebacker Kendrick Brown received the Most Valuable Player and Best Defensive Player awards. Tyler McLeod earned the Best Defensive Back and Enrique Smith received the Best Defensive Lineman award. On offense, Farrod Green captured the Best Offensive Player award. Tyler Christmas earned the Best Offensive Back/Receiver honors. Justin Boone claimed the Best Offensive Lineman award.
In slowpitch softball, senior shortstop Kayla Britt was selected as the Most Valuable Player and earned the Best Defensive Player award. Kaitlyn Smith received the Best Offensive Player honors.
In cheer, Anna Speights was recognized as the Cheerleader of the Year.
Seniors in each sport was recognized with awards for their effort. All team members received certificates for their participation.
Best Offensive Back: Tyler Christmas. Best Offensive Lineman: Justin Boone. Best Offensive Player: Farrod Green. Best Defensive Back: Tyler McLeod. Best Defensive Lineman: Enrique Smith. Best Defensive Player: Kendrick Brown. Team Captains: Timothy Craft and Enrique Smith. Most Improved: Jermaine James and Jeremiah Stapleton. Most Versatile: Timothy Craft. Iron Cobra Award: Jamarcus Patterson. Jim Lowery Attitude Award: Justus Davis and Timothy Ford. Coaches Award: Blake Burns and Bobby Pritchard. Most Valuable Player Award: Kendrick Brown. Senior Awards: Justus Davis, Tyler McLeod, Blake Burns, Justin Boone, Timothy Craft, Farrod Green, Enrique Smith, Tyler Christmas, Colby Porter.
Best Offensive Player: Kaitlyn Smith. Best Defensive Player: Kayla Britt. Most Versatile Player: Kaitlyn Smith. Most Improved Award: Natalie Bonds. Hustle Award: Amber Brinson. Most Valuable Player: Kayla Britt. MAC Slowpitch All-Star Player: Kayla Britt. 7-3A All-District: Kaitlyn Smith, Kayla Britt, Abby Meredith, Harmoni Ashley. Senior Award: Kayla Britt.
Rookie of the Year Award: Aurianna Vaughn. Most Improved Award: Jerrineisha Braxton. Heart of a Champion Award: Brandi Wages. 110% Award: Maya Granger. Most Dependable: Brittany Moore and Mary Beth Munn. Cheerleader of the Year: Anna Speights. Cheerleader Excellence Award: Carley Fleming. All-American UCA Camp Award: Anna Speights. Co-Captain Award: Kelsey Pell. Captain Award: Anna Speights. Senior Awards: Caley Fleming, Kelsey Pell. Anna Speights, Brandi Wages.