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INDIAN LAND – A stellar Indian Land High spring sports season, highlighted by the Warriors’ soccer state title run, drew the royal blue and gold spotlight on Monday, May 26 in the IL gym.
The 20-6 Warriors’ soccer team, which played for the Class AA state crown for the third straight season after winning the Class AA Upper State title in a three-peat, took a final bow.
Garrett Gerdes, an all-region and all-state selection, eanred the Warriors’ soccer MVP.
Jordan Szustwal, an all-region pick, reaped the Offensive MVP, while all-state and all-region keeper Jake Barton earned the Defensive MVP Award.
Senior Zac Patterson was presented the Warrior Award.
Matthew Medlock also garnered all-state and all-region laurels, while Henry Suvillaga was also named to the all-region team.
Shalyn Dougherty, a recipient of one of the four IL Athletic Booster Club’s $500 scholarships, led the Lady Warriors soccer honors.
Dougherty, an all-region and all-state pick, was named the Offensive MVP.
She will also play in the annual North-South All-Star match.
The ILABC Scholarship winners included Manny McCord, George Morris and Bridget Sampson
Other IL awards:
Offensive MVP – Shalyn Dougherty
Defensive MVP – Kelsey Groll
Unsung Hero – Bailey Penegar
Warrior Award – Babs Marshall
All-State – Shalyn Dougherty, Katherine Kilroy
All-Region – Emma Gladu, Kelsey Groll, Katherine Kilroy, Shalyn Dougherty
North-South All-Star – Shalyn Dougherty
Jayvee Hustle Award – Heather Stroup
Jayvee Coaches Award – Kaliee Erwin
Jayvee Warrior Award – Kelsey Long
Jayvee boys soccer
Defensive Player of the Year – Dillon Keusler
Offensive Player of the Year – Coleman Theodore
Warrior Award – Ryan McMinn
Offensive Award – Mike Webb
Defensive Award – Chris Cantrell
Pitching Award – Jake Dyer
Warrior Award – Chuck Webb, Lane Perkins
All-Region – Chris Cantrell, Jake Dyer, Mike Webb, Derian Gueldner
Jayvee Defensive Award – Matt Murray
Jayvee Offensive Award – Travis Floyd
Jayvee Warrior Award – Richie Wilkinson
Offensive Player of the Year – Alli Yarborough
Best Defensive Player – Kayla Price
Most Improved Player – Rachel Sadak
Warrior Award – Dakota Erwin
All-State – Kayla Price, Alli Yarborough
All-Region – Kayla Price, Alli Yarborough, Daniella Wilson
Jayvee Player of the Year – Danyelle McCorkle
Jayvee Defensive Player of the Year – Rachel Sadak
Jayvee Warrior Award – Adrianna Mosher
Most Outstanding Golfer – Jared Long
Most Improved Golfer – Louis Lambert, Nick Shaheen
All-State – Jared Long
All-Region – Jared Long
Runner of the Year – Manny Delgado
Most Improved – John Gregory
Coaches Award – Malcolm Reed
Rookie of the Year – Brandon Sellers
Best All-Around – Austin St. John
All-Region – Manny Delgado, John Gregory, Brandon Sellers
Field Events – Kace Faulkner
Warrior Award – Albert Jackson
Runner of the Year – Morgan Engstrom
Most Improved – Hannah Cook
Coaches Award – Malaysia Reed
Rookie of the Year – Mykayla Wallace
Best All-Around – Ty Miller
All-Region – Mikayla Wallace, Desaira Benjamin, Morgan Ingstrom
All-Track – Mykayla Wallace
Field Events – Dasaira Benjamin