Union County High School’s fall student athletes were honored last week at the annual Fall Athletic Awards Night.

Cheerleading, girls cross country, boys cross country, girls golf, football, girls soccer, boys soccer, and volleyball coaches introduced players and shared highlights of their seasons prior to individual team meetings held throughout the school.

Athletic director Ryan Overholt issued certificates to 38 Tri-Eastern All-Academic Team students, 28 UC Scholar Athletes AND 23 Student/Athletes who completed four years in their chosen sport. Team meetings were held throughout the building where individual awards were announced.  

2022 Fall Athletic Awards
Cheer leading: Jill Butterfield Spirit Award-Lexy Brashears. Most  Determined Award-Lyllian Pentecost. Mental Attitude Award-Maura Pegg. Goofiest Cheerleader Award-Hallie Moster.

Boys Cross Country: Most Improved Award-Landon Klingman. Mental Attitude Award-Jack Hodgkin.

Girls Cross Country: All Heart Award-Haley Alcorn. Most Valuable Runner-Johanna Nelson. Most Personal Records Award-Johanna Nelson.

Football: Wade Hart Lineman of the Year Award-Michael Eversole. Rising Star Award-Topher Fritts. MVP Non-Lineman-Evan Wolf. Most Valuable Lineman-Marek Whitsell. MVP Lineman-Ryland Schulte. 

Girls’ Golf: Most Birdies and Most Pars-Peityn Gillman. Mental Attitude Award-Hannah Coffman. Most Improved Player-Madysson McClure. Most Valuable Player-Emma Kassens.

Boys Soccer: Mental Attitude Award-Devan Hill. Most Improved Player-Nathaniel Tolford. a. Most Valuable Defensive Player-Rhett Hollen. Most Valuable Offensive Player-Logan Harris.

Girls Soccer: Outstanding Defensive Player-Keilynn Jones. Outstanding Offensive Player-Heaven Fritts. Mental Attitude Award-Kyleigh Payne. Most Valuable Player-Brooklyn Vauthier. Most Improved Player-Julianna Goecke.

Boys Tennis: Mental Valuable Player-Logan Boone. Mental Attitude-Jacoby Petry. Spirit Award-James Gill. Most Improved Player-Grant Cox.

Volleyball: Mental Attitude Award-Carly McCashland. Defensive Player of the Year-Brooke Fields. Offensive Player of the Year-Elyse Peters. Most Effective Server-Shelby Hill.

TEC All-Conference: Peityn Gillman (Medalist), Emma Kassens, Madysson McClure (Girls Golf). Evan Wolf, Jordan Takara, Matthew Wooley (Football). Elyse Peters, Brooke Fields, Shelby Hill, Carly McCashland, Autumn Cantrell (Hm) (Volleyball).

TEC Championship Teams: Girls Golf, Volleyball.

Sectional Championship Teams: Girls Golf.

Regional Qualifying Teams: Girls Golf.

Sectional Champion Individuals: Emma Kassens (Girls Golf).

Regional Qualifying Individuals: Marissa Young, Johannah Nelson, Haley Alcorn (Girls Cross Country).

4-Year Varsity Letter Winners: Mykenzie Fields, Hallie Moster, Libby Page, Lyllian Pentecost. (Cheerleading). Jack Hodgkin (Boys Cross Country).

Johanna Nelson (Girls Cross Country. Evan Wolf, Ben Tom, Marek Whitsell (Football). Emma Kassens (Girls Golf). Ty Elleman, Peyton Torres-Cruz, Rhett Hollen (Boys Soccer). Michaela Tolford, CeCe Groen, Brooklyn Vauthier, Keilynn Jones. Carly McCashland, Brooke Fields, Hanna Vaughn, Hailey Tidwell, Elyse Peters, Shelby Hill (Volleyball).
TEC All-Academic Team (Varsity student-athlete with 3.5 or above gpa) Cheerleading-Lyllian Pentecost, Mykenzie Fields, Hallie Moster, Libby Page.

Boys Cross Country-Landon Klingman. Girls Cross Country-Marissa Young, Johanna Nelson, Haley Alcorn, Rayn Story. Football-Aaron Herring, Michael Eversole, Hailey Ferris (Manager). Girls Golf-Emma Kassens, Hannah Coffman, Peityn Gillman. Boys Soccer-Ty Elleman, Caden Coffman, Aden Eversole, Robert Brookbank. Girls Soccer-Michaela Tolford, Keilynn Jones, Brooklyn Vauthier, Kyleigh Payne, Julianna Goecke, Hailey Grimes, Bella VanWinkle. Boys Tennis -James Gill, Logan Boone. Volleyball-Brooke Fields, Shelby Hill, Carly McCashland, Hailey Tidwell, Whitney King, Katie McCashland, Emma Wooley, Autumn Cantrell, Hallie Hughes, Kiera Curry.

UC Scholar Athletes Gold Certificate (4.0 or above gpa): Girls Cross Country-Marissa Young. Boys Cross Country-Landon Klingman. Football-Aaron Herring, Michael Eversole. Girls Golf-Emma Kassens, Hannah Coffman, Peityn Gillman. Boys Soccer-Caden Coffman, Aden Eversole. Girls Soccer-Kyleigh Payne, Hailey Grimes. Volleyball-Brooke Fields, Shelby Hill, Carly McCashland, Katie McCashland, Emma Wooley, Mackinze Carter, Gretchen Schlichter.

Silver Certificate (3.5-3.99 gpa) 
Girls Cross Country-Johanna Nelson,Haley Alcorn, Rayn Story. Cheerleading-Lyllian Pentecost, Mykenzie Fields, Libby Page, Hallie Moster. Football-Hailey Ferris (Manager). Boys Soccer-Ty Elleman, Robert Brookbank. Girls’ Soccer-Michaela Tolford, Keilynn Jones, Brooklyn Vauthier, Julianna Goecke, Bella VanWinkle. Boys Tennis-James Gill, Logan Boone. Volleyball-Hailey Tidwell, Whitney King. Autumn Cantrell, Hallie Hughes, Kiera Curry, Ava Rambo.