AVHS holds Athletic Awards Banquet May 12

 by Randall Cox

The Mountain Echo

 

At the Arcadia Valley Athletic Award Banquet on May 12, Lady Tigers Fast-Pitch Softball Coaches Jen Sutton and Michelle Strange called up the players. 

Katie Wren was the Most Valuable Player. Katelyn Young was the 110% Player. 

Eric Thompson called up the Tigers Junior Varsity basketball players. He praised them for working hard during the season to improve. 

Ricky Turnbough called up the Tigers Varsity basketball players. 

Austin Wren was 2nd team MAAA All-Conference and All-District. Jake Pryor was MAAA All-Conference, All-District, Dream Team, and Most Valuable Player. Jakob Thompson was the 110% player. Colton Day was the Most Improved player. 

Wade Buckman called up the Lady Tigers Junior Varsity basketball players. They had a 15-5 record and were a great defensive team. 

Chelsie Rice was the Most Improved player. Katie Whited was the 110% player. Lia Hodge was the Most Valuable player. 

Adam Waddell called up the Lady Tigers Varsity basketball team. They had a 22-6 record and played a tougher schedule. They were the MAAA Small-School Conference champs for the 6th year in a row. 

Josie Landrum led the team in assists. Jasea Brockes was the Most Improved player. Makayla Moise was the 110% player. Jerrika Brockes was 2nd in scoring and had the most 3-pointers. She was MAAA All-Conference and All-District. Briar Johnson was 1st in scoring, rebounds, and steals. She was MAAA All-Conference, All-District, and Dream Team. She was the Most Valuable player. 

Don Barzowski and Jill Sutton called up the Cross Country Team. Barzowski praised Colton Day for running all year. Peyton Whited, Hayley Walker, and Cassie Sutton were All-District. Barzowski and Sutton called up the Track team. Josie Landrum, Laney Tucker, and Wyatt Henson led their teams. 

Britney DeMaria called up the Dancers. 

Briley Whited was the choreographer. 

John Inman and Steve Thomas called up the Tigers baseball team. They had a 13-10 record. 

Tatum Jones received the Defensive Award. Trent Russell was the Most Improved player. Isaiah Gibbs received the Offensive Award. Jake Pryor was the Most Valuable player. He will play in the Senior All-Star Game in Springfield. 

Phyllis Wilson called up the Cheerleaders. 

Gracie Dettmer received the 110% award. 

Kelley Dement called up the Junior Varsity Volleyball Team. They had a good season and worked hard to improve. 

Tara Lamb called up the Varsity Volleyball team. They were a very good defensive team. 

Laney Tucker led the team in blocked shots. Macey Browers was MAAA All-Conference 1st Team, All-District 2nd Team, and All-State 2nd Team. Karson Dement was the Most Improved player and All-District 2nd Team. Jerrika Brockes received the Defensive award, was MAAA All-Conference 2nd Team, and All-District 2nd Team. Brianna Landrum received the Offensive award, was MAAA All-Conference 1st Team, All-District 1st Team, and All-State 2nd Team. 

Mike Yates called up the golf team. 

Jon Inman received the Most Valuable Player award, was MAAA All-Conference, All-District, and played in the State Meet. Austin Emert received the 110% award and was MAAA All-Conference. Deavon Eakins received the Most Improved award. 

Coach Charles Lee called up the Tigers Tennis Team. 

Jared Branstetter was the #1 singles player and the MVP. Jason Calahan was the 110% player. 

Elaine Stocum called up the Lady Tigers Tennis Team. Lily Tripp was the # 1 singles player and was MAAA All-Conference. She won her District singles match. She was the MVP.

New members elected 

to AVHS Hall of Fame

Megan Williams was selected as a member of the Arcadia Valley Hall of Fame at Arcadia Valley’s Athletic Awards Banquet on May 12. 

She graduated from Arcadia Valley High School in 2016. She was a 4-year starter on the Volleyball Team. She holds the school record for kills in a single season. 

She led the Volleyball Team to the Final Four in 2015-2016. She was All-State for 2 years. She was the Senior Athlete of the Year. She was also a starter on the Basketball Team.

Hayden Helvey was selected as a member of Arcadia Valley’s Hall of Fame on May 12. He graduated from Arcadia Valley High School in 2016. He batted .600 and had 18 RBIs for the Baseball Team in 2016. He was a good defensive outfielder. 

He was All-Conference, All-District, and All-State. He was the Senior Athlete of the Year. He also played on the Basketball Team and was on the Cross Country Team.

The 2012-2013 Girls Cross Country Team was selected for Arcadia Valley’s Hall of Fame on May 12. 

The team members were Saga Barzowski, Anna Thomas, Anais Barzowski, Mary Grace McGill, Savannah Nelson, Lena McGill, Brooke Benz, and Melia Ackley. 

The team finished 2nd in the State Cross Country Meet and Saga Barzowski was 2nd. 

The team was 1st in the Chaffee/Saxony Meet and Saga Barzowski and Anna Thomas finished 1st and 2nd. 

The team was 2nd in the Farmington Meet on October 13 and Saga Barzowski was 2nd. She was All-State twice. 

 

Mickey King honored 

at AV awards banquet

Mickey King was honored at Arcadia Valley’s Athletic Awards Banquet on May 12. 

He graduated at the top of his class in May 2007. He was inducted into the schools’ Hall of Fame for his accomplishments in Cross Country. 

He was All-State for 2 years. 

In 2006 he won 7 of his 9 Cross Country runs. He was 1st in the District run and 2nd in the State Meet run. 

He was selected as Senior Athlete of the Year. He enrolled in the Naval Academy and began to compete in rowing. He placed in International Rowing events in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016. 

The school will place his Olympic uniform and other artifacts in a trophy case. 

Mickey was also a member of the Tennis Team.