By Cort Reynolds
Ada Herald Writer
ADA - Ada held its annual varsity fall sports award banquet Monday evening, November 26. A total of 71 students earned Northwest Conference scholar-athlete honors by earning at least a 3.0 grade point average in season or better, while winning a fall sports letter.Seniors Kellen Decker and Jacob Ansley shared Most Valuable Player honors for the football team, which finished 10-2 and 7-1 in the NWC, good for second place and a seventh straight playoff appearance.
Senior Taylor Willeke earned offensive MVP honors for the 11-12 volleyball squad (2-7 NWC), while freshman Megan Simon was defensive MVP.
Junior Slade Downing was boys golf MVP while McKenzie Shaw, Zoe Laird and Quinn High shared the top girls golf honor. The Bulldog boys finished 9-17 and 7-11 in conference play.
Caleb Garmon was boys soccer offensive MVP and goalkeeper Tate Anspach was defensive MVP for the 3-12-2 Bulldogs.
Senior Kendra Paul was MVP for the girls soccer squad.
Regional qualifier Tristan Armbrecht was MVP of the cross country squad.
Seniors Trista Douce and Alli Johansen shared cheerleading MVP notice. The entire awards list follows below.
Captains: Jacob Ansley, Kellen Decker, Eli Roberson, Micah Roberson
Ian Bass 110% Award: Mason Acheson
Co-MVPs: Kellen Decker, Jacob Ansley
4th Year letter: Kellen Decker, Eli Roberson
3rd Yr: Micah Roberson, Jacob Ansley
2nd Yr: Brenden Szippl, Mason Acheson, Russ Gray, Chris James, Brent Numbers, Matt Wilcox, Austin Dumbaugh, Spencer Archer, Levi Klingler, Saed Al-Olimat, Hunter Waller, Luke Long-Green, Levi Bass, Dylan Hannah, Lane Nitchie
1st Yr: McKay Johnson, Eryck McNeal, Jake Maher, Brady Pitney, Chase Tomak, Noah Beach, Blake Ansley, Brayden Sautter
NWC Scholar Athletes (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Mason Acheson, Kellen Decker, Eli Roberson, Jacob Ansley, Micah Roberson, Brenden Szippl, Russ Gray, Jake Maher, Levi Klingler, Brent Numbers, Matt Wilcox, Austin Dumbaugh, Spencer Archer, Saed Al-Olimat, Levi Bass, Dylan Hannah, Noah Beach, Blake Ansley, Brayden Sautter.
MVP: Slade Downing
Captain: Allen Jenkins
Most Improved: Connor English
4th Yr: Allen Jenkins
2nd Yr: Slade Downing, Austin Dysert, Connor English
1st Yr: Alex Nichelson, Zach Park
NWC Scholar Athletes (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Allen Jenkins, Slade Downing, Connor English, Alex Nichelson.
MVP: McKenzie Shaw, Zoe Laird, Quinn High
Captain: McKenzie Shaw, Zoe Laird, Suzy Young
4th Yr: McKenzie Shaw, Zoe Laird
2nd Yr: Suzy Young, Liz Selover, Quinn High
1st Yr: Paige Wagner, Shelbey VanAtta
NWC Scholar Athletes (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Zoe Laird, McKenzie Shaw, Suzy Young, Paige Wagner, Quinn High, Shelby VanAtta.
Offensive MVP: Caleb Garmon
Defensive MVP: Tate Anspach
Captains: Jaden Castle, Caleb Garmon, Tate Anspach
Most Improved: Atreyu Hunter
Rookie of the Year: Cole East
3rd Yr: Jaden Castle, Ian Crabtree, Tate Anspach, Caleb Garmon, Ben Neville
2nd Yr: Atreyu Hunter, Cory Kellum, Cesar Olvera, Seth Wright, Shawn Holtzberger
1st Yr: Justin Mathewson, Cole East, Luis Olvera, Tyler Rockhill, Jaden Sampson
NWC Scholar Athletes (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Jaden Castle, Ian Crabtree, Atreyu Hunter, Tate Anspach, Caleb Garmon, Ben Neville, Luis Olvera.
Offensive MVP: Taylor Willeke
Defensive MVP: Megan Simon
Captains: Taylor Willeke, Morgan Rouch, Samantha Wildman
Bulldog Award: Alexis Rhodes
Coach'sAward: Tori Wyss
3rd Yr: Taylor Willeke, Morgan Rouch, Alexis Rhodes
2nd Yr: Samantha Wildman, Tori Wyss, Lindsay Walden
1st Yr: Alexis Amburgey, Megan Simon, Heather Price, Gabby Linnon
NWC Scholar Athletes (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Taylor Willeke, Morgan Rouch, Samantha Wildman, Alexis Rhodes, Hannah Price, Tori Wyss, Alexis Amburgey, Gabby Linnon, Lindsay Walden, Megan Simon.
MVP: Kendra Paul
Captains: Katelyn Simon, Annabel Pinkney, Kendra Paul
Offensive MVP: Cosette Brodeur
Defensive MVP: Katelyn Simon
Most Improved: Shelby Conner
Coaches Award: Cosette Brodeur
4th Yr: Ariel Rall
3rd Yr: Kendra Paul, Katelyn Simon, Mackenzie Corbet, Annabel Pinkney, Jessica Rojas
2nd Yr: Cosette Brodeur, Josie Corwin, Natasha Long, Kera-Ann Bollinger, Terra Hunter, Gabi Rall
1st Yr: Brianna Agner, Alexandra Boyadzhiev, Shelby Conner, Jessica Hannah, Tatum Kilgallon, Morgan Roberts
NWC Scholar Athletes (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Kendra Paul, Katelyn Simon, Annabel Pinkney, Jessica Rojas, Cosette Brodeur, Josie Corwin, Natasha Long, Terra Hunter, Gabi Rall, Brianna Agner, Shelby Conner, Mackenzie Corbet, Kera-Ann Bollinger, Terra Hunter, Alexandra Boyadzhiev, Tatum Kilgallon, Morgan Roberts.
Captain: Trista Douce, Kylie Kipker, Cosette Brodeur
Most Improved: Kaylee Spangler
MVP: Trista Douce, Alli Johansen
Heart and Soul: Haley Jenkins
4th Yr: Alli Johansen, Trista Douce, Alisa Wireman
3rd Yr: Cosette Brodeur, Kylie Kipker, , Mackenzie Zembower
2nd Yr: Courtney Archer, Erica Kier, Haley Jenkins
1st Yr: Kendra Paul, Gabi Rall, Kaylee Spangler, Sydney Hartford, Kaylee Newton
NWC Scholar Athletes (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Trista Douce, Alli Johansen, Kylie Kipker, Alisa Wireman, Erica Kier, Cosette Brodeur, Haley Jenkins, Kendra Paul, Mackenzie Zembower, Gabi Rall, Sydney Hartford.
MVP: Tristen Armbrecht
Captain: Jon Robey
Most Improved: Austin Windle
2nd Yr: Jon Robey, Tristen Armbrecht, Mitchell Wilcox
1st Yr: Austin Windle, Matt Higgins, Hunter Allen
NWC Scholar Athlete (3.0 grade point avg. or better plus earn fall letter): Jon Robey.