Cavemen News · Mishawaka Winter Athletic Awards


Mishawaka Athletes were honored Tuesday night for accomplishments in winter sports.  Scholar Athletes, All-Conference, Academic All-State, and the prestigious Frank M. Steele Awards were all given out.  On hand to present the awards were Boys Basketball Coach Ron Hecklinski, Girls Basketball Coach Sarah DeShone, Cheer Coach Lana Milewski, Wrestling Coach Steve Sandefer, and Boys and Girls Swimming Coach Danny Lucero-Dixon.   Coach Sandefer presented a number of trophies to Athletic Administrators Dean Huppert, Sherry Keyser and Julie Fisette that included the JV Penn Invitational, Wildcat Invitational, NIC Championship, as well as the Sectional and Regional Championship trophies.

The Frank M. Steele Award winners were: Kat Chesson-Girls Swim, Cole Karnes- Boys Swim, Anthony Ferguson-Wrestling, Jordyn Bobos-Girls Basketball, Allison Gordon-Cheerleading, and Raheem Braiton-Boys Basketball.

Scholar Athletes-Girls Basketball: Skylar Kempf, Jordyn Bobos, Ella Martin, Ryleigh Banks, Olivia Cockey, Kryslyn Shelton, Maddy Wyllie, Leah Dawson, Jadyn Handley, Camryn Long, Lainey Kasnia, and Lesley Ishimwe.

Scholar Athletes-Boys Basketball: Raheem Braiton, Donovan Snyder, Maddux Yohe, Lucas Yohe, Alex Boggs, Connor George, Ryan Allman, Aiden Hooton, Caleb Hann, Kaden Rose, Ace Troyer, Payton Jones, and Devon Leach.

Scholar Athletes-Wrestling: Justice Binder, Devin Brobeck, Aiyanna Boyd, Christian Chavez, Kyle Crooks, Zach Edmonson, Jacob Landry, Keagen Mabie, Brendon Mark, Mason Smith, Isaac Valdez, and Tommy Wojciechowski.

Scholar Athletes-Boys Swim & Dive-Tyler Ackerley, Braxton Banks, Davin Cockey, Mark Crooks, Trevor Heintzberger, Cole Karnes, Alex Kincannon, Lucas Libbey, Ethan Stanton, Jacob Stanton, and Ryan Watt.

Scholar Athletes-Cheer-Kaelei Johnson, Lauren Selesky, Bria Mason, Lindsey Kreil, Allison Gordon, Brenna Dube, Marissa Hullinger, Elizabeth Johnson, Cece Urbanski, Lindsay Schweisberger, Braley Platz, Melina Estrada, Ava Vandamme, and Mia Mason.

Scholar Athletes-Girls Swim & Dive: Emma Halicki, Zara McCollough, Ellen Piechocki, Claire Ryenolds, Adrianne, Verstraete, Claire Wisler, Emalease Wyant, Megan Byrd, and Abby Stahly.

Three Year Varsity Awards were given to: Courtney Brothers, Mia Guerra, Mark Crooks, Trevor Heintzberger, Alex Kincannon, Takoda Stone, Jordan Bonk, Brokie Fogarty, Drew Mason, Garrett Sandefur and Cody Timmerman.

Four Year Varsity Awards were given to: Emalease Wyant, Eric Arseneau, Jacob LaPlace, Brendon Mark, Joseph Walker and Ryleigh Banks.

Northern Indiana Conference honorees were: Trenton Johnson-Basketball 2nd team and in wrestling, 1st team, Brodie Fogarty, Jacob LaPlace, Brendon Mark, Jonathan Thomas, Cody Timmerman and Joseph Walker.  NIC Wrestling 2nd team went to Drew Mason, while honorable mention was awarded to Christian Chavez and Cameron Powell.