The Herald Bulletin hosted the second THB Sports Awards at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, honoring athletes, coaches and others throughout the community. Here are the winners ...

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Shenandoah junior wrestler Silas Allred dominated his sport like no other boys athlete in the area in 2018-19. 

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With a champion’s drive that has been instilled since an early age, Erikka Hill had already been successful in all the sports she plays.

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In perhaps the upset of the school year, Shenandoah knocked off defending champion Pendleton Heights to win the THB Sports Awards Program of the Year honors for 2019.

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Their season started before any other area baseball team, a four-game road trip to Tennessee which helped them bond and come together.

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Jeff Closser’s 13th season in charge of the Alexandria baseball program proved to be the charm.

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If ever there was going to be a year that other county and area schools could catch up with the Pendleton Heights girls cross country team, 2018 looked like the one.

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One term kept coming up in submissions from Elwood coaches, players and fans supporting Emma Fox for the Heart of Sports Award: Mom.

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Megan Green earned six varsity letters at Pendleton Heights, four on the soccer team and two with the Unified Track team. But her activities didn’t sidetrack her academics, and Green is the 2019 THB Sports Girls Scholar Athlete of the Year.

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Hayden Lohrey became the first three-time state qualifier in Shenandoah wrestling history this year, and he finished a career-best seventh place at the IHSAA State Finals.

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Laikyn Lowe hasn’t been difficult to find for the past several years.

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The Frankton Eagles entered sectional play with a 20-3 record and seemed to be poised for another deep tournament run.

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When she entered high school, Riley Hays brought with her a love of running and a desire to be a part of the highly successful cross country program at Pendleton Heights.

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Negesse Kishpaugh and his brother, Borru, nearly were late to Liberty Christian’s first boys soccer regional game in 2017.

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Kaylee Lane was bitten by the running bug early, and the sport has continually fed her competitive nature throughout her athletic career.

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In two years for Lapel football, Malachi Qualls had earned a reputation, as well as All-State honors, as one of the best kickers in the area. But, until he transferred to Anderson High School to play for his father, Ron Qualls, he had never caught a pass in a game.

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The area was peppered this season with freshmen softball players who made a huge impact for their teams. But none made a bigger splash or impact at the level that Pendleton Heights rookie catcher Kieli Ryan did this year, making her the THB Sports Awards 2019 Girls Breakout Athlete of the Year.

Red carpet interviews and highlights from The Herald Bulletin's annual awards show honoring the best in area high school athletics.