Greenville honors fall sports athletes


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Greenville Athletics Director Dusty Yingst speaks at the school’s fall sports banquet on Nov. 1.


Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

GREENVILLE – Greenville has recognized its student-athletes for their accomplishments during the 2016 fall sports season.

In girls cross country Grace Coakley was named the most valuable runner. Hayley Maher was named most improved, and Macy Godown received the sportsmanship award.

In boys cross country Jack Holbrook was named the rookie of the year. Calab Browder was named the most improved and Tyler Strait received the sportsmanship award.

For the football team Carson Shilt received the coaches award. Logan Eldridge received both the offensive and defensive awards. Micah Light was named most improved. Logan Eldridge and Erick Madison were the co-Golden Helmet recipients.

In girls golf Makenzie Glancy earned the coaches award. Kylie Beam was named the most improved. Jada Garland was recognized for having the lowest stroke average of 50.14 per nine holes. Kourtney Kretschmar earned the sportsmanship award.

For the boys golf team Jason Shields earned the coaches award. Bryan Day was named most improved. Jason Shields was recognized for having the lowest stroke average of 44.33 per nine holes. Matt Hounshell earned the sportsmanship award.

In girls soccer Allie Null was named the most valuable defensive player, and Maddie Shepard was named the most valuable offensive player. Zoe Pressnall earned the newcomer award. Natalie House received the sportsmanship award. Itzel Jarrett was named most improved. Kayla Arnold was named the team MVP.

In boys soccer Jack Garland was named the most valuable defensive player, and Tani Mancillas was named the most valuable offensive player. Josh Smith earned the coaches award. Mac Kirk earned the sportsmanship award. Austin Grote was named the most improved. AJ Frens was named the team MVP.

For the girls tennis team Larissa Schmitmeyer and Amber Hutt were named the co-most improved players and teammates. Molly Hunt earned the coaches award. Natalie Milligan was named the team MVP. Marabelle Lance and Addie Haupt were recognized for having the best individual records. Abby Swensen and Anna Manges shared the sportsmanship award.

In volleyball Cassie Cromwell was named the offensive player of the year, and Shelby Herrmann was named the defensive player of the year. Logan Tabler was named the team MVP. Koryann Elliott earned the Lady Wave sportsmanship award. Emma Klosterman was named most improved.

In cheerleading Haylee Hanes earned the coaches award. Kenzie McMiller earned the sportsmanship award.

Jason Shields in boys golf, Kayla Arnold in girls soccer, Raven Mote in girls soccer, Brooke Perreira in girls cross country, Logan Eldridge in football, AJ Frens in boys soccer and Mac Kirk in boys soccer were recognized as four-year varsity lettermen.

Greenville Athletics Director Dusty Yingst speaks at the school’s fall sports banquet on Nov. 1.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2016/11/web1_Dusty-Yingst-WEB.jpgGreenville Athletics Director Dusty Yingst speaks at the school’s fall sports banquet on Nov. 1. Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

By Kyle Shaner

kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.