Wildcats’ baseball and track athlete Mason Buck won the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Wildcat and volleyball and basketball players Tori Moore and Sheretta Hill shared the Forrest Gregg MVP Award for a Lady Cat at the 2016-2017 Sulphur Springs Wildcat All-Sports Banquet Monday night.
Basketball player Dane Rutherford and football and baseball athlete Easton Silman shared the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award for a Wildcat and soccer player Kamryn Wimberly received the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award for a Lady Cat.
Team MVP’s announced during the banquet included Bailey Haggerty in softball, Mason Buck and Ryan Humphries in Wildcats’ track, Abbi Baier in Lady Cats’ track, seniors Alex Motes, Matt Calhoun and Caleb Lewis in Wildcats’ golf, Morgan Landers in Lady Cats’ golf, Jaspyn Johnson, Karolina Espinoza, Tyler Stout, Jesse Allen and Harrison Harbin in Wildcats’ tennis, D’Idrec Dugan and Cor’Tavius Pruitt in powerliftng, the seniors in Wildcats’ soccer, the senior class in Lady Cats’ soccer, seniors K’Ontae Dunn and Dane Rutherford in Wildcats’ basketball, the entire team in Lady Cats’ basketball, senior Lauren Helm in Lady Cats’ cross country, Peyton Vickery in Wildcats’ cross country, all seventeen seniors in Wildcats’ football, seniors Tori Moore and Sheretta Hill in Lady Cats’ volleyball, and athletic trainers Montana Hatley and Danielle Petty. Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack did not name an MVP since his team’s season is still going on.
Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens presented the Special Olympics Award to Zach Pearson. Coach Owens also recognized members of the cheerleaders, Blue Blazes Drill Team and the band.