Highlights from the 2014 Fall Athletic Awards Celebration

By Vicksburg Athletic Director Mike Roy

MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award:
Megan Aldworth, Patrick Callahan, Sarah Stasik, Conner Henderson, Gabrielle Perrin, Hunter Van, Shannon Scott, Dakoda Howard.

Special Honors – Tennis
Kaleb Lewis: 4th in Greater Kalamazoo Tennis Tournament.
Alvaro Ugarte-Diez: Runner-up in Greater Kalamazoo Tennis Tournament.
Jaymie Gapayao, Matthew McGehee: MHSAA Regional Runners-up.

Special Honors – Cross Country
Gabrielle Perrin: All-Region and All-State, Academic All-State, 17th Place finish at MHSAA Cross Country State Finals.
Layna Steele: All-Regional and All-State, 26th Place finish at MHSAA Cross Country State Finals.

Special Honors – Football
Coach Tom Marchese: MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette Coach of the Week 9/22 and 11/11/14, MLive Coach of the Year.
Varsity Football Team: Made school history by hosting the first ever home football playoff game, made history by winning schools first ever playoff game, scored most points in school history (331).
Connor Henderson: Set a school and Wolverine Conference record with longest interception returned for a touchdown (103 yards), MLive Dream Team.
Dalton Ketelaar: MLive Player of the Week, South County Athlete of the Month, WKFR/Meijer Athlete of the Week, MLive Dream Team.
Nick Wallace: WKFR/Meijer Athlete of the Week, MLive Dream Team 2nd Team.
Hunter Van: South County Athlete of the Month.
Jarrad Whited: MLive Dream Team.
Keenan Erb: MLive Dream Team.

Special Honors – Volleyball
Varsity Volleyball Team: Undefeated Wolverine Conference Divisional record (2nd year in a row), Wolverine Conference Champions (2nd time in school history), District Champions (First time since 1997).
Olivia Welch: All-Region Team, Academic All-State, South County Athlete of the Month, 1,000 career kills, 2nd Team All-State.
Shannon Scott: All-Region Team, Academic All-State, South County Athlete of the Month.
Natalie Glaes: MLive Player of the Week.
Taylor Rosenthal: All-Region Team.
Ashton Bjork: All-Region Team.

Team MIP/MVP Awards

Fall Cheerleading
Coach Nicole Laster (2nd Year)
MVP: Sarah Stasik
MIP: Megan Kamerman

Girls Golf
Coach Rob Johnson (9th Year)
Wolverine Place: 5th
MVP: Hanley Truhn
MIP: Maddison Prebenda/Brittney Moldovan

Boys Soccer
Coach Mike Moldovan (1st Year)
MVP: Lucas Perry
MIP: Jacob Root/Mark Batican

Girls Cross Country
Coach Sue Oesterle (7th Year)
MVP: Gabrielle Perrin
MIP: Hannah Flickinger

Boys Cross Country
Coach Jon Langworthy (3rd Year)
MVP: Tyler Lewis
MIP: Nicholas Richards

Boys Tennis
Coach Warner Offord (7th Year)
MVP: Kaleb Lewis
MIP: Westin Seifert/Logan Tassell

Coach Katrina Miller (5thYear)
MVP: Shannon Scott/Olivia Welch
MIP: Grace Welch

Coach Tom Marchese (7th Year)
MVP: Dalton Ketelaar
MIP: Conner Henderson

All-Conference Honors

Boys Cross Country – 1st Team Tyler, Lewis, John Hughes

Girls Cross Country – 1st Team Gabrielle Perrin, Layna Steele, Ali Chioda, Victoria Thamann

Boys Tennis – Honorable Mention
Kaleb Lewis, Alvaro Ugarte-Diez, Tyler Tompkins

Boys Soccer – 2nd Team Lucas Perry, Jacob Root

Girls Golf – 1st Team Hanley Truhn, Honorable Mention Sarah Stasik

Football – 1st Team Jarrad Whited (Offense), Nick Wallace, Hunter Van, Keenan Erb, Justin Gearig, Conner Henderson (Offense), Jarrad Whited (Defense)

Honorable Mention Dalton Ketelaar, Mitchell Cantrell, Miguel Garrido,
Blake Rankin, Mitchell VanSchoick, Conner Henderson (Defense)

Volleyball – 1st Team Ashton Bjork, Shannon Scott, Olivia Welch

Thank you to all the people who helped make this fall a huge success. The bus drivers for getting us there safe, the custodial crew for keeping our facilities so clean, the maintenance/grounds crew for keeping these great facilities looking so nice, Nazarene Camp for letting the Cross Country teams use your beautiful piece of property, the Vicksburg Athletic Boosters for their continued support of VHS athletics, the parents for your many sacrifices, all the coaches for your long hours and dedication, our trainer Rubie Gaudette for her long hours and special care of our student athletes, our cheerleaders for all the school spirit you bring to this community, and the athletes for all the great memories this fall.

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