Fall Sports Banquet awards successful student athletes, alumni


Junior Rawlison Zhang receives the Triple Threat award for men’s volleyball from coach Shane Lawler. This year, Lawler was the new coach for varsity and JV.

Haley Kyger, Sports Editor

Parents, students, and the administration recognized students who played fall sports at the Fall Sports Banquet on Nov. 14. In addition, four alumni were recognized and inducted into the athletic Hall of Fame, including Robert Brannan, class of ’68, Christopher Driggs, class of ‘90, Sharon Stricker, class of ’68, and Jennifer Westervelt, class of ’98.

Seniors Sully Gerety and Caroline Haggerty, members of the Student-Athletic Leadership Group, each took turns announcing fall teams’ Triple Threat awards for JV and varsity after the athletes and their families enjoyed dinner.

First announced was football. On top of the Triple Threat awards, seniors Alex Gambrell, Brandon Lewis, and Montell Martin were named MIAA Baltimore Touchdown Club All Stars.

With volleyball following, senior Elise Adamson was awarded a spot on the IAAM 2012 Conference All-Stars team. Senior Natalie Lindeman won the Triple Threat award.

Brannan was then inducted into the Hall of Fame. Third to be announced was soccer, with junior Sophie Centi and senior Olivia DiFonso winning the Conference All-Stars award. Senior Becky Hottle won the Triple Threat award. Soon after, Vice Principal Gary Scholl inducted both Westervelt and Driggs.

Next, field hockey, cross country, and women’s tennis presented their Triple Threat award winners. Senior Katherine Langrehr won Conference All-Star for field hockey, and junior Kristen Kohles won Conference All-Star for cross country.

The last inductee, Stricker, was inducted by Athletic Director Larry Dukes, but she was unable to attend. Finally, the cheerleading Triple Threat awards were given to junior Alena Stoots and freshman Erin Paradiso.

Haley Kyger is a Sports Editor for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com.