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Block ‘M’ honors Mustang athletes

Contributed Story Posted 11 June 2015 at 12:00 am

Contributed Photo – The award winners at Wednesday’s annual Medina High Block ‘M’ Banquet included Emma Ambrose, Anna Blount, Allison Bensley, Alyssa Beyer, Nicole Blount, Andrea Toussaint, Martha Gardner, Courtney Bailey, Emma Gardner, Kristian Snyder, Jalin Cooper, Adam Cotter, Austin Owens, Jason Hellwig, Max Owens, Kyle Herman, Nick Doberstein, Austin Heil, Devonte Howard, Aaron Feltz, Brennan Zinkievich, Amanda McCauley and Greg Husung.

The presentation of a number of special awards highlighted the annual Medina High Block ‘M’ Banquet which was held Wednesday evening at White Birch.

Seniors Emma Ambrose and Jason Hellwig received the Babe Ruth Award while freshmen Alyssa Beyer and Jalin Cooper were the recipients of the Russell Houserman Award.

Ambrose and Hellwig also earned the Niagara-Orleans League Scholar-Athlete Scholarship.

Hellwig also received the Larry Decker Scholarship while Aaron Feltz was the recipient of the Dave Boice and Bill Ossont Scholarship.

Contributed Photo – Babe Ruth Award and N-O League Scholar-Athlete Scholarship recipients Emma Ambrose and Jason Hellwig.

Contributed Photo – Russell Houserman Award recipients Jalin Cooper and Alyssa Beyer.

Andrea Toussaint received the Charlene Schrader Award, Nick Doberstein the Gary Gross Memorial Award and Austin Owens and Maxwell Owens the Beverly Sargent Memorial Award. They are the grandsons of Bev Sargent.

The Pony Awards were presented to the following student/athletes: Austin Heil (cross-country and swimming), Jason Hellwig (football), Courtney Bailey (cheerleading), Anna Blount (field hockey), Greg Husung (soccer), Emma Gardner (soccer), Nicole Blount (volleyball), Gage Masters (golf), Amanda McCauley (swimming), Brennan Zinkievich (basketball), Allison Bensley (basketball), Charles Beach (wrestling), Matt Cochrane (track), Martha Gardner (track), Kristian Snyder (tennis), Kyle Herman (baseball), Aaron Feltz (lacrosse) and Emma Ambrose (softball).

The following seniors received four-year sport awards:
Bailey Allen (softball), Emma Ambrose (volleyball, basketball, softball), Bryce Bellan (lacrosse), Anna Blount (field hockey), Nicole Blount (volleyball, basketball), Brian Bogan (tennis), Austin Brown (swimming), Sam Busch (golf), Matt Cochrane (track), Adam Cotter (football, lacrosse), Nick Dieter (swimming, track), Nick Doberstein (wrestling), Collin Dunn (soccer), Aaron Feltz (soccer, basketball, lacrosse), Austin Heil (cross-country, swimming, track), Jason Hellwig (football, basketball, baseball), Kyle Herman (football, baseball), Thomas Horgan (tennis), Devonte Howard (football, basketball, baseball).

Also Dominique Hughes (field hockey), Ryan Leffler (cross-country, track), Kaishalona LeMaine (football cheerleading), Gage Masters (golf), Amanda McCauley (volleyball, swimming, softball), Krista Nellist (swimming), Andrew Nichols (football), Austin Owens (soccer), Maxwell Owens (soccer), Brett Pecoraro (football, lacrosse), Matt Riemer (baseball), Brittany Schultz (volleyball), Josh Scroger (baseball), Hallie Seaman (field hockey, softball), Sam Simms (track), Thomas Winters (lacrosse), Addison Zavitz (field hockey, swimming, tennis) and Brennan Zinkievich (basketball, baseball).