Yungwirth, Prough named Athletes of the Year
By: Ed Weaver | WellsboroFootball.com | June 5, 2018
Seniors Dalton Prough and Alyssa Yungwirth were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the Wellsboro Athletic Department and the Wellsboro Hornets Sports Booster Club's annual athletic awards presentation on Monday, June 4.
Wellsboro Athletic Director Matt Rendos and Principal Rob Kreger recognized all Wellsboro athletic teams for their accomplishments throughout the 2017-18 season and team MVP's and coaches awards were presented. Following the team introductions and awards, the annual Special Awards and Memorial Awards were presented.
The U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete awards were presented to seniors Sydney Tremper and Nic Ingerick.
The Babe Ruth Good Sportsmanship awards were presented to seniors Lizzie Poirier and Nic Ingerick.
The School Spirit awards were presented to seniors Jillian Graver and Brent English.
The District IV PIAA Sportsmanship awards were presented to seniors Kailee Clymer and Nic Ingerick.
The PIAA District IV awards were presented to seniors Brianne Keane and Dalton Prough.
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette Senior Sports award is presented to seniors Alyssa Yungwirth and Dalton Prough.
The Roger Dibble Memorial Award is given in memory of Roger Dibble who was a varsity wrestler at WHS from 1961-1964. The 2017-18 recipient is freshman Brock Hamblin.
The Ray Strykowski Memorial Award is presented to a female basketball player in memory of Coach Strykowski who coached the Wellsboro Lady Hornets. The 2017-18 recipient is senior Rachael Tuttle.
The Larue Wilson Memorial Award is presented to a male basketball player in memory of Mr. Wilson who passed away in September 1973. The 2017-18 recipient is junior Brandyn Tuttle.
The John Wilcox Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team who has exhibited the desire and the drive to develop fully his playing potential and sportsmanship, and has demonstrated the sincerity and the devotion which truely characterized John's approach to this goal. The 2017-18 recipient is senior Collin Pietropola.
The Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award is given to a member of the varsity football team in memry of Samuel Wade Stewart who served the people of Wellsboro until his passing in 1988. The 2017-18 recipient is senior Brent English.
The Laura Grove Patterson Memorial Award is given to the top player of the girls' tennis team in memory of Ms. Patterson who served on the faculty at Wellsboro High School. The 2017-18 recipient is senior Olivia Ryan
The Shelly Taynton Memorial Award is given to a lady who is the member of the senior class. The 2017-18 recipient is Lizzie Poirier.
The Male Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year awards are given in memory of John Antoine Prevost who was born on May 9, 1935. He lived most of his life in Wellsboro where he is remembered as an outstanding student leader, athlete, and positive example to his school and community. The 2017-18 recipients are Dalton Prough and Alyssa Yungwirth.
WellsboroAthletics.com would like to congratulate all award winners, athletes, coaches, and teams on a successful 2017-18 sports season.
Ed Weaver is the owner of Circle W Sports in Wellsboro, PA, is the Sports Director for The Home Page Network and the creator of WellsboroAthletics.com and WellsboroFootball.com. You can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.