Sir Winston Churchill athletic award winners
Pictured left to right are Sir Winston Churchill’s athlete of the year Ben Katzman, Jenna Coles, Ally Sentance and Jacob Cielen-Gough.
Ben Katzman and Jenna Coles were named Sir Winston Churchill’s senior boys and girls athletes of the year at the St. Catharines high school’s recent awards ceremony.
Junior athletes of the year were Ally Sentance and Jacob Cielen-Gough.
Earning Academic and Athletics Awards for having an average of more than 90 per cent and participating on three or more teams were Diego Ruiz, Katzman, Taylor Meechan and Caira Harshaw.
Below are the rest of the school’s athletic award winners:
Football: Diego Ruiz and Ben Katzman, Bulldog Awards; Hawkin Paleczny and Reid Edmonds, Paul Salfi Award (rookies); Matt Johnson, Mike Fair Award (MVP).
Junior girls basketball: Lauren Vanecko.
Senior girls basketball: Nat Weber.
Junior boys volleyball: Griffin Whitehorne and Matt Jeffery.
Senior boys volleyball: The entire team.
Cross country: To be awarded at their banquet.
Golf: Peyton Enns.
Tennis: Andrew Jackson.
Junior girls volleyball: Olivia Krieger.
Junior boys basketball: Brendan Barker.
Senior boys basketball: Asim Serri.
Junior boys hockey: Carter Geoffroy.
Varsity boys hockey: Austin Smith-Koopman.
Girls hockey: Rachelle Kucharic.
Wrestling: Matt Keyes and Madeleine Leung.
Swimming: Zac Vrhovsek and Jordyn Carter.
Badminton: Bronte Detenbeck.
Boys soccer: Caleb Crawford.
Girls soccer: Jordyn Gabrielle.
Baseball: Nolan Phelan.
Slo-pitch: Taylor Meechan.
Lacrosse: Ben Katzman.
Track and field: Ceirra Perron and Jacob Cielan-Gough.
Rowing: Hailin Wang. Olivia Sommer, Ben Beaulne and Yaz Savas.
Academics/Athletics Grade 9 girl: Stefani Mrkalj.
Academics/Athletics Grade 10 girl: Charlotte Chan.
Academics/Athletics Grade 11 girl: Kelsey Bowman.
Academics and Athletics Grade 11 boy: Alex Meffe.
Academics and Athletics Grade 12 girls: Taylor Meechan and Ciara Harshaw.
Academics and Athletics Grade 12 boys: Diego Ruiz, Hailin Wang and Ben Katzman.