Two Rivers 3A Conference: Winter Awards

Two Rivers’ all-conference picks for winter sports

From Staff ReportsApril 25, 2014 

The Corinth Holders girls basketball team was the recipient of the Two Rivers 3A Conference’s team sportsmanship award for this past season. The conference hands out team awards to one school in each sport.

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    Boys Basketball

    Conference Champion: Triton

    Player of the Year: Bobby Stenborg, Cleveland

    Coach of the Year: T.J. Morrison, Triton

    Team Sportsmanship Award: Western Harnett

    All-Conference Team: Zay Best (Smithfield-Selma), Jonathan Buie (Western Harnett), Chris Eason (Triton), Alan Forrest (Corinth Holders), D’Angelo Harris (Triton), Will Holmes (South Johnston), Chase Jackson (Cleveland), Quantez Leach (Smithfield-Selma), Nick Parker (Triton), Donovan Wright (Cleveland)

    Girls Basketball

    Conference Champion: South Johnston

    Player of the Year: Anna Webster, South Johnston

    Coach of the Year: Ronda Langdon Johnson, South Johnston

    Team Sportsmanship Award: Corinth Holders

    All-Conference Team: Diamond Blackston (Smithfield-Selma), Krista Collins (South Johnston), Kadizah Gaulden (Triton), McKinley Johnson (South Johnston), Alexis Massengill (South Johnston), Khadijah Neal (Corinth Holders), Brittany Preston (Cleveland), Meredith Randolph (Western Harnett), Myranya Watkins (Cleveland), Tarica Worley (Triton)

    Wrestling

    Conference Champions: Cleveland, Western Harnett, Corinth Holders

    Conference Tournament Champion: Cleveland

    Player of the Year: Javonte Moon, Cleveland

    Coach of the Year: John Black, Western Harnett

    Team Sportsmanship Award: Smithfield-Selma

    All-Conference Team: Mark Abney (Triton), Derrick Applewhite (Cleveland), Dillon Barton (Corinth Holders), Cameron Brewer (Corinth Holders), Trevor Bryant (Cleveland), Christian Canales (Triton), Adam Collins (Cleveland), Matthew Cruz-Cruz (Cleveland), Darius Dunn (Corinth Holders), Jason Gonzalez (Cleveland), Jordan Guimont (Western Harnett), Robert Hicks (Smithfield-Selma), Emon Kizer (Cleveland), Chris McIver (Cleveland), Paul Mefford (Cleveland), Chris Parker (Smithfield-Selma), Brennan Patton (Western Harnett), Chris Solano (Corinth Holders), Anthony Thompson (Western Harnett), Luke Turner (Corinth Holders), Chance Wallace (Cleveland), Nathan Zak (Western Harnett)

    Boys Winter Track and Field

    Conference Champion: Western Harnett

    Player of the Year: Darius Alston, Western Harnett

    Coach of the Year: Eric Blackwell, Western Harnett

    Team Sportsmanship Award: South Johnston

    All-Conference Team: Darius Alston (Western Harnett), Bobby Beare (Corinth Holders), Mateius Brown (Western Harnett), Matthew Calvelo (Western Harnett), Esai Cunningham (Western Harnett), Isaac Dowless (Corinth Holders), Cameron Freeman (Western Harnett), Jacob Gonzalez (South Johnston), Malik Leak (Triton), Grant Sullivan (Corinth Holders), Raynor Weaver (Triton)

    Girls Winter Track and Field

    Conference Champion: Corinth Holders

    Player of the Year: Essence Scott, Corinth Holders

    Coach of the Year: Peter Clark, Corinth Holders

    Team Sportsmanship Award: South Johnston

    All-Conference Team: Ashlee Block (Western Harnett), Savannah Creed (South Johnston), Sydni Fields (Cleveland), Tiandra Jenkins (Cleveland), ChyAnn Ketchum (South Johnston), Cassidy McNierney (Cleveland), Marie Pickett (Corinth Holders), Cameron Rutherford (Corinth Holders), Arden Vessie (Corinth Holders)

    Boys Swimming

    Conference Champion: Corinth Holders

    Player of the Year: Dalton Langston, Cleveland

    Coach of the Year: Amy Reese, Cleveland

    All-Conference Team: Connor Blandford (Corinth Holders), Chris Carter (Corinth Holders), Dalton Langston (Cleveland), Bryce Sherrill (Corinth Holders), Eri Svadeba (Corinth Holders)

    Girls Swimming

    Conference Champion: Corinth Holders

    Player of the Year: Kaylee Davis, Cleveland

    Coach of the Year: Amy Reese, Cleveland

    All-Conference Team: Michaela Carter (Corinth Holders), Molly Dunbar (Triton), Stephanie Grandin (Corinth Holders), Skylar Potts (Corinth Holders), Gabby Terrill (Corinth Holders)

Four Cleveland athletes were named the best in the Two Rivers 3A Conference for the winter season, collecting player of the year honors in their respective sports. Swimmers Dalton Langston and Kaylee Davis were honored, as well as basketball standout Bobby Stenborg and state qualifying wrestler Javonte Moon.

South Johnston senior Anna Webster was the girls basketball player of the year, helping lead the Trojans to the regular-season conference championship. South’s Ronda Langdon Johnson was the coach of the year in girls basketball.

Corinth Holders swept the girls winter track and field awards with Essence Scott earning player of the year honors and Peter Clark being named coach of the year.

The conference also handed out team sportsmanship awards in each sport. Local sportsmanship award-winning teams included Corinth Holders’ girls basketball team, Smithfield-Selma in wrestling and South Johnston in boys and girls track.

Amy Reese of Cleveland was the coach of the year in girls and boys swimming.

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