Tigers honor athletes



The Crothersville High School spring sports programs recently converged at the cafetorium to commemorate the 2017 season.

Katrina Christian and Jessie Fink were named outstanding senior boy and girl athletes.

The baseball team, headed by Jared Richey, finished 3-18 on the season.

The Tigers defeated West Washington in the postseason before falling to Trinity Lutheran in the championship game.

Fink received the hitting award, leading the team with 29 hits.

Trevor Peters took home the RBI and pitching awards, finishing with 13 RBIs and tossing 36.1 innings with 58 strikeouts.

A mental attitude award went to the Tigers’ Jacob James.

Crothersville’s softball team, coached by Brian Huey, went 1-13 in their season.

Kaitlyn McVey took home the hitting award and shared the RBI award with Brittany Ross.

A pitching award also was presented to Ross, and the mental attitude award went to Gabby Walters.

Led by coach Cheryl Nehrt, the girls track and field team had a very successful season.

Breanna Barger, who advanced to the state meet in the 800, was named most valuable runner and the mental attitude award winner.

Christian was presented most valuable field athlete, and Ross, a dual athlete, was the most improved.

Barger, Ross, Christian, Makyala Helt and Piper Hensley were all All-Southern Athletic Conference.

Christian was the SAC meet’s most outstanding athlete.

The boys track and field program was coached by Carl Bowman again this season.

Noah Hoskins picked up three awards at the banquet: most valuable field athlete, most improved and All-SAC.

Dillon Maschino was the Tigers’ most valuable runner.

Mental attitude was presented to Lane Wienhorst.

Will Amick took home a handful awards for the golf team.

Amick was All-SAC, low medalist and most improved for his efforts on the links.

Brandon Riley was presented the mental attitude award.

The golf team was coached by athletics director Greg Kilgore.

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