Wesson honors athletes at fall banquet
WESSON – Wesson honored its football, softball and cheerleading squads at a fall banquet Saturday night.
In football, senior Cornelius Barlow received the Most Valuable Player and Best Offensive Player awards. Jamarcus Patterson earned the Best Offensive Back honors. Matthew Craft claimed the Best Offensive Lineman award.
On defense, Jeremiah Stapleton earned the Best Defensive Back and Demarcus Smith received the Best Defensive Lineman award. Kendrick Brown and Bobby Pritchard earned the Best Defensive Player honors.
In slowpitch softball, Kaitlyn Smith was selected as the Most Valuable Player and earned the Best Offensive Player award. Brooke Jones received the Best Defensive Player honors.
In cheer, Brittany Moore was recognized as the Cheerleader of the Year.
Seniors in each sport were recognized with awards for their effort. All team members received certificates for their participation.
Wesson head football coach Ronald Greer welcomed the large crowd to the banquet that was held at the Thames Center.
Most Improved: Davion Frye
Most Versatile: Demarcus Smith
Iron Cobra Award: Jamarcus Patterson, Kendrick Brown
Coaches Award: Daniel Lyle, Justin Hynum
Best Defensive Lineman: Demarcus Smith
Best Defensive Back: Jeremiah Stapleton
Best Defensive Player: Kendrick Brown, Bobby Pritchard
Best Offensive Lineman: Matthew Craft
Best Offensive Back: Jamarcus Patterson
Best Offensive Player: Cornelius Barlow
Team Captains: Kendrick Brown, Davion Frye
Jim Lowery Attitude Award: Tyler Granger.
Most Valuable Player Award: Cornelius Barlow
First Team All-Region 7-3A: Cornelius Barlow, Jamarcus Patterson, Bobby Pritchard
Second Team All-Region 7-3A: Jeremiah Stapleton, Kendrick Brown, Matthew Craft
Senior Awards: Marty Jones, Jamarcus Patterson, Cornelius Barlow, Demarcus Smith, Jeremiah Stapleton, Kendrick Brown, Davion Frye, Daniel Lyle, Justin Hynum, Tyler Granger
Most Valuable Player: Kaitlyn Smith
Most Improved Player: Nikki Guess
Best Defensive Player: Brooke Jones
Hustle Award: Katie Westbrook
Best Offensive Player: Kaitlyn Smith
Most Versatile Player: Cheyenne Gladden
Golden Glove Award: Harmoni Ashley
First Team All-Region 7-3A: Kaitlyn Smith, Brooke Jones, Riley Smith, Harmoni Ashley, Katie Westbrook, Aurianna Vaughn, Cheyenne Gladden
Second Team All-Region 7-3A: Arie Douglas, Shelbi Maxwell, Catherine Wilson, Nikki Guess
Senior Awards: Kaitlyn Smith, Cheyenne Gladden
Most Dependable: Lacie Tarver
Rookie of the Year Award: Chelsea McManus
Most Improved Award: Jamiya Christmas
110% Award: Ar’evica Cameron.
Cheerleader of the Year: Brittany Moore
Heart of a Champion Award: Madison Jones
Mascot of the Year Award: Aysha Thomas
Senior Awards: Brittany Moore, Lindsey Alford, Chelsea McManus, Jerrineisha Braxton, Aysha Thomas