Honored athletes

Athletes from winter sports: swimming, basketball, and wrestling were honored at Switzerland County High School’s athletic banquet on Tuesday night.

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Athletes from winter sports: swimming, basketball, and wrestling were honored at Switzerland County High School’s athletic banquet on Tuesday night. Athletes receiving special recognition included, front row, from left: Andrew Garland, who earned the Senior Award and the Senior Scholastic Award in varsity wrestling; Kyle Whitham, who earned the Legacy Award, and the Senior Scholastic Award in varsity boys basketball; Austin South, who earned the Legacy Award, the Rebound Award, the Defense Award, and the Senior Scholastic Award in varsity boys basketball; Kenyon Bledsoe, who earned the Legacy Award in varsity boys basketball; Justin Chatham, who earned the Legacy Award and the Senior Scholastic Award in varsity boys basketball; Tyler Perry, who earned the Hard Hat Award, the Legacy Award, and the Senior Scholastic Award in varsity boys basketball; and Damien Day, who earned the Senior Award in varsity wrestling. Middle row: Patrick Stow, who earned the Garbage Man Award for junior varsity boys basketball; and Derek Elliott, who earned the Rookie Award in varsity swimming. Back row: Jayden Jackson, who earned the Mental Attitude Award for ‘C’ team boys basketball; Landon Wilks, who earned the Assist Award for junior varsity boys basketball; Coby Chase, who earned the Freethrow Award for junior varsity boys basketball; Nate Geyman, who earned the Defense Award for ‘C’ team boys basketball; Zach Weaver, who earned the Rebound Award for junior varsity boys basketball; Damian Breeck, who earned the Shooting Award and the Court Vision Award for varsity boys basketball; and Dalton Faddis, who earned the Most Valuable Swimmer Award for boys swimming. Also earning special honors, but not available when the photo was taken, were: Doug Pedraza, who earned the 3-Point Award for junior varsity boys basketball; Damion Courter, who earned the Mental Attitude Award for junior varsity boys basketball; Eli Martin, who earned the Rebound Award for ‘C’ team boys basketball; and Dustin Wallace, who earned the Senior Award in varsity wrestling.