VAN WERT — The 2016 – 2017 Van Wert basketball program recently held
their awards night program to honor all the basketball players for their
hard work, dedication and commitment to the program.
Team and individual awards were presented to members of the freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams.
team awards were presented to: Cougar Award - Jacoby Kelly; Claw Award -
Dylan Lautzenheiser; Chairman Of The Boards - Dylan Lautzenheiser;
Rookie Of The Year - Nate Place; Pride Award - Nick Gutierrez; Grit
Chase Award - Austin Sudduth; Captains Award - Nick Gutierrez, Jacoby
Kelly, Drew Bagley, Nate Place, Tanner Barnhart, Clayton Proffitt;
Senior Award - Nick Gutierrez, Dylan Lautzenheiser, Matt Reichert and
Additionally, the following players received
recognition for other postseason honors: Jacoby Kelly - 2nd team
all-Western Buckeye League, 1st team all-District 8, Times Bulletin
Dream Team, honorable mention all-Northwest Ohio, OHSBCA Showcase Top
100; Nate Place - 3rd team all-WBL, OHSBCA Showcase Top 100; Dylan
Lautzenheiser - honorable mention all-WBL; Drew Bagley - OHSBCA Showcase
Top 100; Blake Henry - OHSBCA Showcase Top 100.
awards were presented to Nick Gutierrez (gold), Austin Sudduth (gold),
Matthew Reichert (gold), Jacoby Kelly (silver) and Jonathan Lee
Scholar Athlete award winners included Nick Gutierrez,
Austin Sudduth, Matthew Reichert, Brock Blythe, Jonathan Lee, Anna
Reichert, Drew Bagley, Blake Henry, Jalen McCracken, Nate Place, Joey
Schaufelberger, Kolby Barnhart, Tanner Barnhart, Keaton Brown, Parker
Conrad, Jackson Eddins, Jake Hilleary, Colin Place, Clayton Proffitt and