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 31 Tri-Eastern All-Academic Team students and 35 UC Scholar Athletes. Team meetings were held throughout the building where individual awards were announced.

2021 Fall Athletic Awards

Cheer leading: Jill Butterfield Spirit Award-Kaleah Louden, Most Versatile Cheerleader-Lexy Brashears, Mental Attitude Award-Maura Pegg, Positive Attitude Award-Kendra Peters.

Boys Cross Country: Rookie of the Year Award-Logan Boone. Mental Attitude Award-Jack Hodgkin.

Girls Cross Country: All Heart Award-Johannah Nelson. Most Valuable Runner-Marissa Young.

Football: Wade Hart Lineman of the Year Award-Ben Tom. Mental Attitude Award-Reece Watterson. Rising Star Award-Evan Wolf. Most Valuable Player-Ragen Bias.

Girls’ Golf: Most Birdies (9), Most Pars (88)-Emma Kassens. Mental Attitude Award-Morgan Ball. Most Improved Player-Peityn Gillman.

Boys Soccer: Mental Attitude Award-Dylan Martz. Most Improved Player-Landon Stubeda. Most Valuable Defensive Player-Michael Schroth. Most Valuable Offensive Player-Logan Harris.

Girls Soccer: Outstanding Defensive Player-Brooklyn Vauthier. Outstanding Offensive Player-Kyleigh Payne. Mental Attitude Award-Lilly Witter. Most Valuable Player-Sophia Knock. Most Improved Player-Emma Cox.

Volleyball: Mental Attitude Award-Hannah Wulf. Defensive Player of the Year-Brooke Fields. Offensive Player of the Year-Faith Richardson.

TEC All-Conference: Emma Kassens, Peityn Gillman, Madysson McClure (Girls Golf). Ragen Bias, Blake Richards, Reece Watterson (HM) (Football). Elyse Peters, Brooke Fields, Chloe Greene, Carly McCashland, Hanna Vaughn (Hm) (Volleyball).

TEC Championship Teams: Girls Golf, Volleyball.

Sectional Championship Teams: Volleyball.

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: Abbigail Hampton, Emily Hurst, Harleigh Keasling, Kaleah Louden (Cheerleading). Jack Dodd (Boys Cross Country). Blake Richards, Reece Watterson (Football). Olivia Curry, Morgan Ball (Girls Golf). Michael Schroth, Madi Reeder (Manager) (Boys Soccer). Zora Allstatter, Sophia Knock (Girls Soccer). Kasey Lang (Volleyball).

TEC All-Academic Team (Varsity student-athlete with 3.5 or above gpa) Cheerleading- Kaleah Louden, Harleigh Keasling, Lyllian Pentecost, Kykenzie Fields, Hallie Moster, Libby Page. Girls Cross Country-Marissa Young. Football-Reece Watterson, Aaron Herring, Michael Eversole. Girls Golf-Morgan Ball, Emma Kassens, Madysson McClure. Boys Soccer-Dylan Martz, Michael Schroth, Ty Elleman, Caden Coffman, Robert Brookbank. Girls Soccer-Emma Cox, Lilly Witter, Michaela Tolford, Keilynn Jones, Brooklyn Vauthier, Kyleigh Payne. Volleyball-Kasey Lang, Faith Richardson (manager), Brooke Fields, Shelby Hill, Carly McCashland, Chloe Greene, Hailey Tidwell.

UC Scholar Athletes Gold Certificate (4.0 or above gpa): Girls Cross Country-Marissa Young. Football-Reece Watterson, Aaron Herring, Michael Eversole. Girls Golf-Emma Kassens. Boys Soccer-Dylan Martz, Caden Coffman. Girls Soccer-Emma Cox, Michaela Tolford, Kyleigh Payne. Volleyball-Kasey Lang, Brooke Fields, Shelby Hill, Carly McCashland, Chloe Greene, Sara cox, Jenna Elliott.

Silver Certificate (3.5-3.99 gpa) Cheerleading-Kaleah Louden, Harleigh Keasling, Lillian Pentecost, Mykenzie Fields, Hallie Moster, Libby Page. Girls Golf-Morgan Ball, Madysson McClure. Boys Soccer-Michael Schroth, Ty Elleman, Robert Brookbank. Girls’ Soccer-Lilly Witter, Keilyn Jones, Brooklyn Vauthier. Volleyball-Faith Richardson ) (manager), Hailey Tidwell, Whitney King.

2021 UCHS Girls Golf Awards...Seated-Morgan Ball, Mental Attitude Award; Emma Kassens, Most Birdies (9) Most Pars (88); Standing-Peityn Gillman, Most Improved Player.

2021 UCHS Cheerleading Awards..Seated-Lexy Brashears, Most Versatile Cheerleader; Kaleah Louden, Jill Butterfield Spirit Award; Standing-Kendra Peters, Positive Attitude Award; Maura Pegg, Mental Attitude Award.

2021 UCHS Cross Country Awards..Seated-Marissa Young-Girls Most Valuable Runner; Johannah Nelson, Girls All Heart Award; Standing-Jack Hodgkin, Boys Mental Attitude Award; Logan Boone, Boys Rookie of the Year Award.

2021 UCHS Girls Soccer Awards..Seated-Kyleigh Payne, Outstanding Offensive Player; Emma Cox, Most Improved Player; Standing-Lilly Witter, Mental Attitude Award; Sophia Knock, Most Valuable Player; Brooklyn Vauthier, Outstanding Defensive Player.