Kremmling " West Grand High School honors student athletes
West Grand High School is honoring its student athletes for their participation during the 2007-08 school year.
The Mustangs hosted an all-sports banquet on Thursday, May 22, for those students who were involved in at least one athletic activity during the school year. The following awards were presented by each coach or sponsor:
Varsity letters ” Seniors: Kimberly Bumgarner, Captain; Jessica Elliott, Co-Captain; Stephanie Stubbs and Chelsea Lassaline; Juniors: Danette Billington and Katie Keck; Sophomores: Erin Beason and Jessica Parker- Raecke; Freshmen: Sierra Malonson, Brandi Orand and Kassandra Pasillas; Coach: Elizabeth Koeppe
Varsity letters ” Seniors: Austin Sabados, Cory Davis, Colton Lawson, Drew Sidener, Mackenzie Widener, Louis Farrell, Patrick Quinlan, Michael Bunker, Robert Alvarez, Marshall Kraker, Austin Long and Keith Jones; Juniors: Cory Burr, Curtis Frederickson, Jake Motz, Eric Scholl, Sky Handyside, Drew Klotz and Travis Marquardt; Sophomores: Stetson Sabados and Raymond Vasquez; Freshmen: Connor Widener; Coaches: Chris Brown, Maurice Noll, Jim Wilson and Josh Pedersen
All-Conference ” Cory Burr, Defensive Line; Louis Farrell, Kick/Punt Return; Louis Farrell, Defensive End; Cory Davis, Linebacker; Jake Motz, Running Back; Drew Sidener, Defensive Line; Mackenzie Widener, Quarterback;
All Conference Honorable Mention ” Michael Bunker, Offensive Line; Marshall Kraker, Receiver; Eric Scholl, Linebacker
Certificates of Participation “Juniors: A.J. Silva, Will Elliott and Tyrel Cannon; Sophomores: Justin Stanfill; Freshmen: Tim Ritschard, Zach Adams, Lloyd Coleman, Chase Hill, Cade Reynolds, Lee Elliott, Summer Shearer and Kele Bock
Varsity letters ” Seniors: Jordan Davidson, Jessica Elliott, Stephanie Stubbs and Chelsea Lassaline; Juniors: Danette Billington, Rose Hargadine and Renea Ellison; Sophomores: Brook Cecil; Coaches: Laura Gore, Susan Billington, Cheryl Brown and Kelly Farrell
Certificates of Participation ” Freshmen; Alyse Billington, Taylor Pesch, Kassandra Pasillas, Sierra Malonson, Brandi Orand and Shelbee LePage; Sophomores: Melissa Kraker, Jessica Parker-Raecke, Brenda Heid and Erin Beason; Juniors: Rebecca Roller and Katie Keck
All Conference ” Jordan Davidson and Jessica Elliott
Coaches: Laura Gore, Susan Billington, Cheryl Brown and Kelly Farrell
Varsity letters ” Seniors: Jessica Elliott, Stephanie Stubbs, Jordan Davidson and Angie O’Neill; Juniors: Renea Ellison and Rose Hargadine; Sophomores: Erin Beason, Brook Cecil and Melissa Kraker; Freshmen: Alyse Billington and Taylor Pesch
Certificates of Participation “Juniors: Amy Grey and Rebecca Roller; Sophomores: Brenda Heid, Melissa Kraker and Madeline Roller; Freshmen: Taylor Pesch, Katherine Schonlau and Megan O’Neill; Manager: Karalynn Marshall
Coaches: Larry Banman, Joe Shields, Gary Beason, Kelly Farrell, Heather Bentler
Varsity letters ” Seniors: Cory Davis, Mackenzie Widener, Marshall Kraker and Rory Menhennett; Juniors: Sky Handyside, Drew Klotz, Ryan Smith and Matthew Johnson; Sophomores: Fletcher Flanigan and Stetson Sabados; Freshmen: Tim Ritschard, Connor Widener and Luke Miller
Certificates of Participation ” Sophomores: Chris Zagone; Seniors: Louis Farrell
Coaches: Leo Pesch and Ryan Eastin
Varsity letters ” Juniors: Eric Scholl
Certificates of Participation ” Freshmen: Zachary Adams, Kele Bock, Lee Elliott and Chase Hill; Juniors: Will Elliott and A.J. Silva
Coaches: Jeff Matney and Cody Mumma
Track and Field
Varsity letters ” Seniors: Jordan Davidson, Marshall Kraker, Drew Sidener, Jessica Elliott and Louis Farrell; Juniors: Danette Billington, Rose Hargadine, Drew Klotz, Cory Burr, Jake Motz, Renea Ellison, A.J. Silva and Richard Gamblin; Sophomores: Jessica Raecke, Melissa Kraker, Chris Zagone, Brook Cecil and Erin Beason; Freshmen: Taylor Pesch and Tim Ritschard
Coaches: Cheryl Brown, Chris Brown and Joe Shields
2A State: Louis Farrell, 3rd in the pole vault; Richard Gamblin, 8th in the pole vault; Jordan Davidson, 4th in pole vault; Danette Billington, 7th in 300 -meter hurdles; Erin Beason, 6th in the pole vault; and 4 x 400-meter relay team took 8th place
The Scholar Athlete award is earned by maintaining a minimum of a 3.0 GPA for the year and either participating in three sports or lettering in two sports.
Sophomores ” Erin Beason, varsity letters in volleyball, pom, basketball and track; Brook Cecil, varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and track; Melissa Kraker, participate in volleyball and basketball, and varsity letter in track; Jessica Parker-Raecke ” varsity letters in pom and track, participate in volleyball
Juniors ” Danette Billington, varsity letters in volleyball, pom and track; Renea Ellison, varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and track; Rose Hargadine, varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and track; Drew Klotz, varsity letters in football, basketball and track; Sky Handyside, varsity letters in football and basketball
Seniors ” Jessica Elliott, varsity letters in pom, volleyball, basketball and track; Stephanie Stubbs, varsity letters in pom, volleyball and basketball; Jordan Davidson, varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and track; Marshall Kraker, varsity letters in football, basketball and track; Cory Davis, varsity letters in football and basketball; Mackenzie Widener, varsity letters in football and basketball
The Chevron Award is earned by students who have successfully completed three sports in one year. Any students successfully completing three sports in four years receives the larger, four-year Chevron.
Four-Year Chevron Winner ” Jordan Davidson, Jessica Elliott, Marshall Kraker
Small Chevron ” Freshmen: Timothy Ritschard, Taylor Pesch; Sophomore: Erin Beason, Brook Cecil, Melissa Kraker and Jessica Raecke; Junior: Danette Billington, Renea Ellison, Rose Hargadine and Andrew Klotz
Outstanding Athlete Award
Certificate of Merit received by: Jordan Davidson and Marshall Kraker
Chet Hunter Award ” The Chet Hunter award is given each year to an individual or individuals that show support and dedication to the West Grand High School athletics program. The 2007-2008 recipient is Sandy Pedersen.
With the end of the school year, West Grand High School wishes to thank all of the parents, coaches and staff members who participated in helping the athletic program have another successful year.
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