Phone: 800-489-0649 - Email:
Thomas Heyward High School

Thomas Heyward rewards top athletes at annual banquet


By David Shelton

Senior Writer

RidgelandThomas Heyward Academy recently held its year-end athletic awards banquet, honoring the top performers from the 2017-18 school year.

In volleyball, Ivy Bryan was named the most valuable player and Chelsea Schroeder was tabbed most improved. Jana Christian received the Hustle award and Bailey Brown received the award for Outstanding Team Contributor.

In football, Logan Thomas and Zach Bond received the Golden Helmet award as top senior players. Evan Brazil and River Pender shared offensive player of the year honors, while Timber Hexamer was the defensive player of the year. Jacob Masters received the team’s Iron Man award.

In the area of speed and strength training, John Hampton Hewlett and Joe Gibson received Work Ethic awards while Therion Cannon received the Coach’s award. Masters received the Pound for Pound strongest athlete honor.

CJ Cleland was named top senior shooter on the clay target shooting team. Madi Shealy was the female shooter of the year and Logan Smith received the young gun award. Mark DeLong and Chandler Thames, along with Cleland, received varsity squad awards.

Ivy Bryan  was also named the team most valuable player for the varsity girls basketball team. Alayna DeLong received the Coach’s award and Bayli Belger was most improved. Gabby Boyles earned the team rebounding award.

In boys basketball, Bryce Tillotson was the offensive player of the year while JR Patterson was the defensive player of the year. Owen White was Mr. Hustle and Trace Lowther earned the Coach’s award.

In varsity cheerleading, Skylar Pope was named most spirited and Jasmine Howard was named best all-around.

For golf, Trace Lowther was the team’s most valuable player and Pablo Orozco was tabbed most improved.

Zach Bond was the most valuable player in varsity baseball, with Johnny Brendlen receiving most improved player. Louie Smith was the pitcher of the year and Chipper Hammond received the Coach’s award.

For softball, Cheyenne Strong was named the team’s player of the year and was also a SCISA all-state selection. Ivy Bryan was the top offensive player and Danielle Dudley was the top defensive player. Alayna DeLong received the Coach’s award.




© 2017 High School Sports Report

Scroll To Top