Golfer Brody Blackmon and track and cross country distance runner Jacob Gatewood shared the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Wildcat and volleyball and softball player Sarah Womack got the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Lady Cat at the Wildcat All-Sports Banquet Thursday night.
Football, soccer and cross country player Tanner Ramirez won the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award for a Wildcat. Basketball senior Lexie Moore and volleyball senior Sidney Dietze shared the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award for a Lady Cat.
Team MVP’s named included Drew Fisher for athletic trainers, the whole team for volleyball, the seniors for football, Lauren Helm for Lady Cats cross country, Jacob Gatewood and Tanner Ramirez for Wildcats cross country, Kaylee Jefferson for Lady Cats basketball, Cain Cody for Wildcats basketball, the entire team for Lady Cats soccer, Tanner Ramirez for Wildcats soccer, Joe’ell Morales for powerlifting, Karolina Espinoza and Andrew Sant for Wildcats tennis, Jessie Ash for Lady Cats golf, Brody Blackmon for Wildcats golf, Abbi Baier and Imani Taylor for Lady Cats track and Jacob Gatewood and Bubba Hall for Wildcats track.
Athletic Director Greg Owens also recognized, cheerleaders, the Blue Blazes Drill Team, band drum majors and special athlete Jose Brito.
During the banquet it was also announced that long time soccer coach Andy Holt would be leaving to take a job elsewhere. Also leaving are football coach Johnny Irvin and wife volleyball coach Allison Irvin and powerlifting coach Jacob Alford.