Manila Booster Club hosted the junior high athletic banquet on Thursday, May 27, at the school cafeteria.
Mitzi Adcock welcomed everyone the event. Cheerleaders, basketball players and football players were recognized.
Coach Mike Bridges, athletic director, presented the 3.0 Club, athletes who participated in the sports programs and maintained a 3.0 grade point average.
Ninth grade -- Taylor Bishop, Dylan Bogle, Nicholas Carmichael, Will Croquart, JR Dehart, Morgan Earnest, Cori Matthews, Macey Parker, Zach Reinhart, Chris Seals, Tyler Ritsmon, Clayton Skelton, Dustin Sirmon, Geramie Stallings, Chase Thrasher, Trey Walker, Shelby Wallace, Chris Way, Landon Woody, Dylan Wicoff.
Eighth grade -- Kirsten Adcock, Scott Eubanks, Jordan Goff, Sam Hubbard, Kaitlyn Parker, Tanner Platz, Chase Stiles, Taylor Teague, Bailey Towell, Kelsen Watkins.
Coach Bridges and cheer coach Tammi Scott recognized the cheerleaders and presented each with a certificate.
Ninth grade -- Lauren Allensworth, Lexie Allensworth, Danielle Lancaster, Cori Matthews, Macey Parker.
Seventh grade -- Whitney Bunch, Abbie Jolliff, Brooke Miles, Taylen Smith.
Manila junior girls basketball coach Jeff Priest recognized the junior high and seventh grade girls basketball teams.
"They are a dedicated group of kids," he said. "The players make my job easy. They are hard working players."
Members of the junior high basketball team are:
Ninth grade -- Taylor Bishop, Morgan Earnest, Shelby Wallace, Kristen Wise.
Seven grade -- Justice Aguilar, Heather Hollis, Kailen Shelton, Mackenzie Tate.
Members of the seventh grade basketball team are Justice Aguilar, Heather Hollis, Ashley Lee, Christie Pennington, Alice Perez, Erica Petty, Kailen Shelton and Mackenzie Tate.
Best Offense and Best Free Throw percentage -- Taylor Teague.
Best Defense -- Kristen Wise.
Outstanding Rebounder -- Shelby Wallace.
Most 3's -- Deven Burrow.
Coach John Deaton coaches the junior high boys basketball team. He expressed his appreciation to the coaching staff and others for their help throughout the year.
Ninth grade -- Dylan Bogle, Korey Cain, Zach Reinhart, Dustin Sirmon, Colbey Williams.
Eighth grade -- Scott Eubanks, Jordan Goff, Jay Kulin, Tanner Platz, Zac Wells, Kyler Williams.
Seventh grade -- Thomas Davis, Kyle Joyner, Caleb Milligan, Gavin Parker, Caleb Reinhart, Jacob Shumate, Alldonn Skelton.
Most Improved -- Dustin Sirmon.
Most Assists -- Tanner Platz.
Most Steals -- Kyle Joyner.
Coach Bill Taylor introduced his seventh grade team.
"They have been a great group to work with," Coach Taylor said. "They only lost four games."
He said they have speed and they can score.
Coach Jason Durham introduced the junior high and seventh grade football team. Coach Durham has coached the junior high for three years. He will be leaving at the end of the school year to coach at Nettleton.
Coach Durham shared some of his special memories and highlights of key games over the years.
Ninth grade -- Dylan Bogle, Nick Carmichael, Will Croquart, Tyler Lewis, Chad Lisk, Zach Reinhart, Tyler Ritsmon, Clayton Skelton, Geramie Stallings, Chase Thrasher, Nick Vancely, Trey Walker, Chris Way, Dylan Wicoff, Colbey Williams, Landon Woody.
Eighth grade -- Brian Adams, Dylan Brooks, Ben Bunn, Jacob Cates, Jordan Goff, Hunter Holt, Sam Hubbard, Jay Kulin, Wells Pack, Hunter Scott, Chase Stiles, Zac Wells, Kyler Williams.
Seventh grade -- Tyler Barley, Joey Croquart, Thomas Davis, Hunter Dodd, Seth Grissom, Kyle Joyner, Dillon May, Caleb Milligan, Gage Owen, Gavin Parker, Caleb Reinhart, Dalton Rush, Chase Sharp, Jacob Shumate, Alldonn Skelton, Nicholas Stiles, Devin Wells.
Individual football awards:
Outstanding Offensive Back -- Dylan Bogle.
Outstanding Offensive Lineman and Head Hunter -- Chad Lisk.
Outstanding Defensive Back -- Zack Reinhart.
Outstanding Defensive Lineman -- Clayton Skelton.
Outstanding Special Teams Player -- Chase Thrasher.
The 2009-10 Sportsmanship Award went to Taylor Teague, junior high girl; and Chad Lisk, junior high boy.
Coach Steven Milligan presented Zach Reinhart with the Rookie of the Year baseball award.