Academy holds sports banquet
Escambia Academy seniors H.T. Fountain and Mikayla Spruill were awarded the Lance Daw Award and Dana Kent Award, respectively, for the top male and female athlete at the Canoe school’s all sports banquet last Monday night.
Awards were given to athletes who participated in every sport starting with the fall season.
Each athlete on every program was given a certificate. Special awards were given to those athletes who performed at a high level.
Special awards were given to the following in varsity sports:
Saige Garrett, most versatile
Haley Leachman, most heart
Spruill, most valuable player (MVP)
• Varsity Football
Bradley Campbell, Josh Fields, Fountain and Nolen White as team captains
• Varsity Baseball
Campbell, spirit award
Cole Waters, MVP
• Varsity Softball
Ashlyn Glick, defensive MVP
Victoria Sawyer, offensive MVP
Lexie Hollinger, MVP
Chase Bell, junior ironman award
Trae Lee and Kris Brown, iron man award
• Varsity Boys Track and Field
Gary Campbell, coach’s award
Jace Daniels, most improved award
Louie Turner, rookie of the year award
Kainoa Gumapac, captain
Fred Flavors, second most improved award
Patrick McGee, MVP
• Varsity Girls Track and Field
Pia Gorme and Melissa Wilson, most improved performance
Madalyn Smith, coach’s award
Calle Byrd, team captain
Spruill, most outstanding female athlete.
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