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High School Sports

May 6, 2013

Wilson Award nominees: Girls

The following eight young woman have been nominated for the Johnny Wilson Award, given annually to the area's top multi-sport athlete.

Breanne Dunigan, Shenandoah

  • Volleyball: Sectional championship team
  • Cross Country: Captain, Regional qualifier
  • Basketball: Captain, All Henry Country
  • Softball: Captain

Hope Fred, Elwood

  • Cross Country: Regional qualifier
  • Basketball: Third Madison County Tournament, Second Conference
  • Softball: Four-Year Letter winner
  • 12 varsity letters

Bethani Herniak, Madison-Grant

  • Track: Indoor State qualifier, Madison County champion, Regional qualifier, All Conference
  • Basketball: All Madison County Third Team, All Conference Honorable Mention

Excerpt from player statement: “It would be an honor to receive the Johnny Wilson Award. Johnny was a great athlete and an inspiration to high school students. To me, receiving this award would be like winning a gold medal in the Olympics.”

Lindsey Kardatzke, Liberty Christian

  • Volleyball: 3 years letter winner, Captain, All Herald Bulletin Team, All Conference
  • Basketball: 3 years letter winner, Captain, All Conference
  • Softball: 4 years letter winner, Captain, All Herald Bulletin
  • Female Athlete of the Year Award at Liberty Christian

Excerpt from player statement: “To be nominated for the Johnny Wilson Award is one of the biggest honors for my athletic career. It means to me that you are not only a hard working, three-sport athlete, but an athlete with character.”

Stephanie Pritchett, Lapel

  • Volleyball: Captain, Academic All Conference
  • Basketball: Captain, Academic All-State Honorable Mention
  • Tennis: Captain, All Madison County, All Conference
  • 12 varsity letters

Excerpt from player statement: My time spent participating in sports at Lapel has transformed my character. I was blessed to gain exposure to my wonderful coaches, who ultimately became my life mentors.”

Shania Ray, Frankton

  • Cross Country: varsity letter for three years
  • Basketball: varsity letter for two years,member of conference championship team
  • Track: varsity letter for three years
  • 8 varsity letters

Excerpt from player statement: “I mainly want to win this award for my coaches and my school. I know my coaches are behind me 110 percent and with me, if I won this award, I know they would be proud.”

Darien Thompson, Anderson

  • Soccer: 2011 THB Soccer Player of the Year, All Madison County, All Conference
  • Basketball: All Conference, All Madison County, Top 60 Senior Workout, All-State
  • Track: All Conference 400, 1,600 Relay Teams, Sectional Champion, Regional, State qualifier
  • 10 varsity letters

Excerpt from player statement: “I know that Mr. Wilson was an outstanding athlete, but I would like to receive this award not only because of being a multi-sport athlete, but because I would love to mirror the character of Mr. Wilson.”

Delilah Wright, Pendleton Heights

  • Softball: 3 year letter winner, on Sectional, Regional championship teams, All Conference
  • Volleyball: 3 year letter winner, All Conference
  • Basketball: 3 years, All Conference

Excerpt from player statement: Receiving this award would be an amazing achievement. It wouldn’t just give me something to be excited about, but it would also allow me to meet a long-term goal that I have wanted to achice since my freshman year.”

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