Freeport honors spring athletes
After a solid campaign, Freeport High School recently held its spring sports awards night.
The baseball team, which got in the win column this season for the first time since 2006, gave its J. Mickey Kovall award to Jon Klages. Kyle Moore was chosen for the Heart of the Falcon award. Spencer Egan received the Falcon Pride award. Ronnie Gillis was given the Booster's Pride and Character award.
The junior varsity Athletic Excellence award went to Chris Libby. The JV Booster's Pride and Character award was given to Connor Ritchie.
Turning to softball, Olivia Doane was named team most valuable player. Theresa Flynn won the Offensive MVP. Stephanie Pottle took home the Booster's Pride and Character award.
JV softball Athletic Excellence awards went to Jenny Breau and Sonia Jones. Mikaela Gillis was given the Booster's Pride and Character award.
Boys' lacrosse gave its Coach's awards to Alex Sturtevant and Alex Thompson. Greg Ordway won the Booster's Pride and Character award.
Girls' lacrosse gave its Most Improved Player award to Hannah Goodenow. Jessica Hench won the Rookie award. Emily Drummond was selected for the Booster's Pride and Character award.
Outdoor track gave its Finish Line awards to Henry Loughlin and Kristen Poulin. Abigail Roney and Taylor Saucier took home Starting Block awards. Chris Anthony and Andrea Goodrich were the recipients of Booster's Pride and Character awards.
In boys' tennis, Ben Boutin and Sean McLellan won Coach's awards. Sam Skold was given the Booster's Pride and Character Award.
The girls' tennis Coach's awards went to Natalie Hench and Jaimee McCormack. Sarah Weirich won the Booster's Pride and Character award.
Wesley Skold and Molly Susla were given Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Academic and Athletic Excellence awards.
Klages and Poulin won United States Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete awards.
Klages and Susla were chosen as Senior Athletes of the Year.
Middle Schoolers also praised
As always, middle schoolers had their moment of glory as well.
Athletic Excellence awards went to the following:
8th grade baseball Brady Davis and Connor Dietrich
7th grade baseball Shane Crean and Nick Nelsonwood
8th grade softball Taylor Enrico and Cassandra Marcotte
7th grade softball Emily Morang and Lucy Soule
8th grade boys' lacrosse Jordon Roy and Josh Espy
7th grade boys' lacrosse Mark Donahue and Paul Huemme
8th grade girls' lacrosse Jocelyn Davee and Josephine Moore
7th grade girls' lacrosse Megan Peacock and Nina Davenport
Sports Booster's Pride and Character Awards were given to the following:
8th grade baseball Dan Burke
7th grade baseball Nikko DiFazio
8th grade softball Kayley Johnson
7th grade softball Lexi Dietrich
8th grade boys' lacrosse Ryan Camp
7th grade boys' lacrosse Chandler Harrison
8th grade girls' lacrosse Stephanie Redmond
7th grade girls' lacrosse Ellyn Pier
Jocelyn Davee and Connor Dietrich were given the Howard Galligan award as 8th grade Athletes of the Year.
Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at email@example.com.