The West Delaware Football team held their season-ending banquet Monday night at Hanson Auditorium. This year’s Freshman team was plagued by injury and went 2 and 6 overall and 1 and 5 in district play. Coach Bob Morris presented the “Heartbeat of the Hawk” award in memory of Coach Craig Wilson to Mason Gillihan and Evan Woods.
The Sophomore team was undefeated – going 8 and 0 under the direction of first-year head coach Ryan King. Nick Casey was given the “Leadership Award” and Jordan Bries was given the “Coaches Award”. Bries racked up a total of 1,113 rushing yards for the season.
Varsity Head Coach Doug Winkowitsch recognized John Nagel for being named First Team All-State, and Caleb Kehrli was named 3rd team All State. Nagel was also the recipient of the “Coaches Award” and was quick to give credit to his teammates:
The “Hawk Pride” Award went to Senior Troy Monaghan:
Coach Wink also presented several other awards, based on workout performance. The “Strongest Player Pound For Pound” awards were given to Jack Newhouse, Jordan Bries, Jared Helle, and Tyler Chapman. Caleb Sparks earned the “Iron Man” award:
All three of the football teams earned the “Distinguished Academic Achievement” Award for having a combined GPA of 3.50.
Cheerleading Sponsor Rachel Tucker also handed out awards to the Cheerleading Squad. The “Most Valuable Cheerleader” and “Most Spirited” Award went to Chloe Wilson, and the “Most Improved” Award was given to Austyn Issacs. The cheerleaders also received the “Distinguished Academic Achievement” Award for a combined GPA of 3.27. Calasandra Spray also achieved All-WaMaC Acamic Honors.