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Athletes Honored For Excellence In Fall Sports
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Fall Sports award winners for Escalon High School gathered recently for a photo, representing standouts in cross country, football, golf, volleyball and those recognized as Trans-Valley League scholar athletes. Marg Jackson/The Times

The Fall Sports season has wrapped up at Escalon High School, with plenty of team and individual accolades for the athletes. The golf girls were league and Section champions, several cross country runners qualified to the Section Meet, volleyball action saw the varsity girls play to the semifinals of the Section tournament and go to the second round in the NorCals. And the varsity football team earned a share of the TVL title for head coach Mark Loureiro in his final season, then advanced to the semifinals of the D6 Section playoffs.

Also, of the 243 fall sports athletes at EHS, 160 of them were recognized for having a grade point average of 3.0 or above. Eighty-seven reached the 3.5 or above level and 33 athletes achieved a grade point average of 4.0 or above during the fall campaign.

Individual athletes were also honored for contributions to their sports at the Fall Sports Awards Night hosted in the recently renovated gym at EHS on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Following are the honorees, with information provided by the coaches.


TVL SCHOLARS (4.0 or above and major contributor to their sport)

Mary Adams, Madison Kindberg, Shelby McCune, Amanda Rickman, Golf; Madisyn Widmer, Brielle Arauza, Hannah Murphy, Volleyball; Mark DeHaven, Nic Lattig, Elliott Mello, Rhys Panero, Eduardo Marrufo, Football.



Varsity: Most Valuable Player Madison Kindberg; Most Inspirational Ellie Cunningham; Most Improved Mikayla Schut; Co-Coach Award Mary Adams.

JV: Most Improved Rachel Lau; Coach’s Award Kara Kennedy.



Varsity Boys: MVPs Rex Robbins, Gabe Romero; Most Improved Sam Fletcher; Most Inspirational Rex Robbins; Most Dedicated Juan Lopez.

Girls: MVP Jackie Lau; Most Dedicated Lizeth Calderon; Most Inspirational Briana Briones.

Frosh/Soph Boys: MVP Braiden Vega; Most Inspirational Gino Stern; Most Improved Moises Grajeda.



Varsity: Most Valuable Player Brielle Arauza; Most Valuable Offensive Player Hannah Murphy and Kaitlyn Herrera; Most Valuable Defensive Player Tiana Lopez; Most Inspirational Meadow Naraghi; Most Improved Leila Phillips; Coach’s Award Tess Cosby.

JV: Most Valuable Offense Hannah Boyd; Most Valuable Defense Koren Rodriguez; Most Improved Evie Gammel; Most Inspirational Andrea Martinez; Coach’s Award Wailea Espino.

Freshmen: Most Valuable Offense Madison Faria; Most Valuable Defense Kailey Costa; Most Inspirational Julie Avila; Most Improved Katie Avila; Coach’s Award Lizbeth Cortes.



Varsity: Most Improved Jake Lewis; Most Inspirational Max Nicholas; Most Valuable Back Kaden Christensen; Most Valuable Lineman Trent Cummings; Outstanding Offensive Player Elliott Mello; Outstanding Defensive Player Nash Satnat and Estephan Salcedo; Coach’s Award Nic Lattig, Rhys Panero, John Strand.

JV: Most Valuable Player Colton Panero; Co-Most Valuable Back Kaidence Trejo and Bryan Hale; Most Valuable Lineman David Camacho; Most Valuable Defense Luke Anderson; Most Improved Mitchell Cole; Co-Coach’s Award Elijah Lattig and Wyatt McCune.

Freshmen: Most Valuable Player Jaden Fontes; Best Back Cristian Serrano; Best Lineman Chase Pacheco; Best Defense Shane Campbell; Most Inspirational Aidan Krieger; Most Improved Ricky Heu; Coach’s Award Evan Foley, Justis Dutt, Landen Santos.