AHS holds fall banquet Monday night

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Andalusia volleyball players shown from L to R: Meredith Tillman, Shi’Amber Townsend, Omarria McGee and Alison Daniels. | Andrew Garner/Star-News

Andalusia’s football and volleyball teams held their annual fall sports banquet Monday at the Bulldog Bistro.

Each program recognized players from all teams, along with players from each grade.

In addition, special awards were given to athletes that excelled during their sports’ respective season and the varsity cheerleaders were introduced.

The varsity volleyball team finished the 2011 season in the Class 4A sub-state round, falling to Calera. The Lady Bulldogs finished the season 15-14.

The academic award went to Meredith Tillman; the defensive player of the year award went to Alison Daniels, who had 63 blocks this season; the offensive player of the year award went to Omarria McGee; and the most valuable player award went to Shi’Amber Townsend, who had 170 kills and 121 aces this season.

In football, the Bulldogs finished the regular season undefeated, but fell in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs.

Andalusia finished the season 10-1.

Before special awards were given, AHS head football coach Brian Seymore recognized the team’s crew who helped deliver water to the players during games. The crew on the team were Wes Parker, Tucker Glenn and Drew Seymore.

The most improved defensive award went to Will Harrison and Daniel Henderson; the most improved offensive award went to Quincy Thomas; the bulldog award went to Carlos Luckie; the offensive line award went to Jahkelus Mathews; the defensive line award went to Catlin Jones; the special teams award went to CP Rogers; the offensive MVP is Jacard Townsend; the defensive MVP is Lakelyus “Fathead” Adams; team captains are Tyler Raines and Nick White; and the academic award went to CP Rogers.

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