The athletic year for Wildcats and Lady Cats’ teams was relived Monday night at the annual Sulphur Springs All-Sports Banquet. Larry Pryor, a football standout and a solid baseball player, received the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Wildcat. Two Lady Cats, basketball star and volleyball player Desi Debase and softball standout and basketball player Kasey Moore shared the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Lady Cat. Madeline Massey, a distance runner in track and cross country, received the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award for a Lady Cat. Three Wildcats shared the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award for a Wildcat: football player Landon Watkins, star golfer Garrett Landers and football and baseball player Carson Hicks.
Individual sports MVPs included Drew Cross and Jonna Higginbotham for athletic trainers, Desi Debase, Jessye Castro and Sarah Womack for volleyball, the 24-seniors for football, the seniors for Lady Cats’ cross country, Jacob Gatewood for Wildcats’ cross country, senior’s Desi Debase, Kasey Moore and Chrissalynd Person for Lady Cats’ basketball, Cain Cody and Jaylon Dugan for Wildcats’ basketball, the senior class for Lady Cats’ soccer, Juan Gomez for Wildcats’ soccer, Johnathan Alvarez for powerlifting, seniors Johnathan Philo, Morgan Sutton and Grace Horton for Wildcats’ tennis, Sarah Rost for Lady Cats’ golf, Garrett Landers and Mason Maeker for Wildcats’ golf, Madeline Massey for Lady Cats’ track, Zach Spigner and Jaylon Dugan for Wildcats’ track and Makayla Glosson, Kasey Moore and Sarah Womack for Lady Cats’ softball. Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack deferred naming an MVP since their season is still in progress.
Earlier during the banquet, Athletic Director Greg Owens gave out special awards for cheerleaders, the Blue Blazes Drill Team and to special athlete Lain Young.