Crothersville Honors Spring Sports Athletes During Program


OOutstanding senior athletes were announced and members of the track and field and baseball teams were honored when Crothersville High School held its spring sports awards program Monday night in the main gymnasium.

Also, Donald “Duck” Engle and David Schill were inducted into the High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Addy Cole received the Coaches/Head Award, and Grace Wilson and David Rose were named Top Senior Athletes.

“The (coaches/director) award is voted on by varsity coaches and administrative staff,” CHS athletic director Jacob Dunn said. “It should be voted on based on sportsmanship, coaching ability and the individual’s ability to be a good teammate.”

Cole injured his knee in the summer of 2020 and missed the volleyball season last fall, but was able to play the last half of the basketball season and earned full Jackson County honors. .

She plans to play basketball at Earlham College in Richmond.

The senior prize is awarded to the top two athletes in the senior class, boy or girl, who have been nominated by the athletic council.

Wilson ran cross country and played basketball, and Rose ran cross country and track.

“This athlete must have earned at least six varsity letters in at least two sports and accumulate at least 600 points by the above standards,” Dunn said.

Marc Bowman, coach of the CHS women’s track and field team, introduced his team members and announced that Kaylyn Holman was the most outstanding runner, Kennadi Lakins the most outstanding participant in the field events, Ella Most Improved Plasse and Morgan Womack as Mental Attitude Award Recipient.

Bowman said the girls were 11-5 and placed second in the Southern Athletic Conference meeting.

Holman and Lakins competed in the Bloomington North Regional on Tuesday night.

Rose was named the men’s track and field team’s Most Outstanding Runner, and coach Carl Bowman said Rose was also named the Cross Country Most Valuable Runner.

Tim Hodge was named Outstanding Person for On-Pitch Events and Elijah Plasse received the Mental Attitude Award for Boys.

Baseball coach Eric Hilton introduced the members of the Tigers baseball team and announced Lucas Hilton as the Most Valuable Player and the recipient of the batting award. Matt Clouse received the pitching award and Kate Frazier received the mental attitude award.

Coach Hilton said the baseball team was made up of two seniors and two juniors, and the rest of the team was made up of freshmen and sophomores.

Frazier and Olivia Robinson were the seniors on the baseball team.

College track coaches Matt Otte and Noah Hoskins introduced their team members and presented special awards.

Otte introduced the college boys and presented the Most Outstanding Runner and Field Event award to Corey Kelshaw and announced Dirk Crater as the Most Outstanding Athlete.

Hoskins introduced the girls and announced Zoey Prince as the Most Outstanding Runner, Hayden Pilgrim as the Most Outstanding Person on the Court, and Kendra Kelshaw as the Most Improved Athlete.

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