Hall repeat MVP in football

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By Larry Goffinet

LEOPOLD—T.J. Hall was a repeat winner of Perry Central’s football Most Valuable Player award at the school’s fall sports banquet Thursday.

Hall, a senior running back, linebacker and kicker, won the award in a team vote for the second year in a row.

Eric Scheiber and Cathryn Peter were named the most valuable runners in boys and girls cross country, and Jessica Huber won the volleyball MVP award.

The complete list of awards presented:


Most Valuable Player: T.J. Hall

All-PLAC: Hall, Blaine Persinger, Dane Ransom, Dakota Huff, Mikey Wilkerson, Cody Hinton, Kegan Hubert

Best receivers: Andrew Harpenau and D.J. Newton

Best offensive backs: Hall and Wilkerson

Best offensive linemen: Hinton and Casey Williams

Best defensive lineman: Persinger

Best defensive back: Clint George

Best linebackers: Hall, Huff and Wilkerson

Mental attitude: John Olsen, Casey Mullis and Ransom

Most improved: Harpenau and Dee Jay Shaw

Boys Cross Country

Most valuable runner: Eric Scheiber

All-PLAC: Scheiber, Jake Schwartz, Michael Ernst, Ian Bashor, Alex Newton, Neal Schwartz, Noah Gatwood

State qualifiers: Scheiber, Jake Schwartz, Ernst, Bashor, Alex Newton, Neal Schwartz, Gatwood

Most valuable freshman runner: Alex Newton

Most improved: Gatwood

Mental attitude: Neal Schwartz

Leadership award: Jake Schwartz

Girls Cross Country

Most valuable runner: Cathryn Peter

All-PLAC: Peter, Lavina Schwartz, Rachael Rayford, Amy Schwartz, Susan Schwartz

Semistate qualifiers: Peter, Lavina Schwartz, Rayford, Amy Schwartz, Susan Schwartz, Lindsey Gengelbach, Sara Brown

Most valuable freshman runner: Peter

Most improved: Brown

Mental attitude: Lavina Schwartz

Leadership award: Amy Schwartz


Most Valuable Player: Jessica Huber

All-PLAC: Huber and Megan Hedinger

Academic all-state: Hilarie Hahus

Academic all-state honorable mention: Huber

Most valuable setter: Tessa Lynch

Most valuable digger: Huber

Most valuable spikers: Huber and Hedinger

Defensive specialist: Hahus

Most improved: Olivia Schroeder, Ashley Gengelbach and Kayla Carter

Most valuable blocker: Hedinger

Most valuable servers: Sloan Harpenau and Hahus