Augusta Sports Council and Augusta Chronicle Recognized 2017 GAMES Awards All-Area First Teams

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Friday, May 19th, 2017

The Augusta Sports Council and the Augusta Chronicle recognized the 2017 GAMES Awards All-Area First Teams on Tuesday, May 16th. The GAMES Awards program highlights the outstanding amateur athletes that represent a broad spectrum of sports disciplines in Augusta's River Region and was supported this year by Augusta Coca-Cola, State Bank & Trust Company and Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company.

The 2017 GAMES Awards All-Area First Teams

Male All-Area Athlete of the Year: Luis Campusano (Cross Creek)
Female All-Area Athlete of the Year: Frelicia Tucker (Aiken)
Male All-Academic Athlete of the Year: David Bramble (Augusta Prep)
Female All-Academic Athlete of the Year: Katie Essick (Harlem)

Male Soccer: Cristhian Fiallos (Glenn Hills), Brendan Gribek (Lakeside), Quataj Jackson (Westside), Colin Knight (Greenbrier), Noah Lee (Westminster), Drew Moses (Richmond Academy), Mitchell Myers (South Aiken), Jannie Nel (Westminster), Garrett Singletary (Greenbrier), Dylan Spivey (Harlem) and Justin Tran (Aquinas)

Female Soccer: Caroline Capps (Richmond Academy), Banks Collier (Augusta Prep), Jesi Cotton (Harlem), Katie Essick (Harlem), Carson Kelly (North Augusta), Tyra Kimbler (Westminster), Marissa Lee (South Aiken), Jessica Powell (Augusta Prep), Jazmine Santiago (Glenn Hills), Lucy Simons (Richmond Academy) and Kennedy Smith (Lakeside).
Male Soccer Player of the Year: Garrett Singletary (Greenbrier)
Female Soccer Player of the Year: Katie Essick (Harlem)
Male Soccer Coach of the Year: Mike Freance (Westminster)
Female Soccer Coach of the Year: Tom Norton (Augusta Prep)

Male Golf: Jay Beach (Richmond Academy), Patrick Jean-Pierre (AR Johnson), Alex Shead (Greenbrier), Nat Simkins (Aquinas) and Preston Wagaman (Lakeside)
Female Golf: Ragan Bailey (Edmund Burke), Anna Freeman (South Aiken), Anna Gregg (Evans), Dorminy Johnson (Burke County) and Kendall Smith (Lakeside)
Male Golfer of the Year: Alex Shead (Greenbrier)
Female Golfer of the Year: Anna Freeman (South Aiken)

Male Tennis: Griffin Fanning (Harlem), Owen Fanning (Harlem), Thomas Huff (Lakeside), Cy McLeod (Westminster) and Alex Sklizovic (South Aiken)
Female Tennis: Kylie Duckworth (Westminster), Rachel Harden (Evans), Katherine Sherman (Richmond Academy), Fredericka Tucker (Aiken) and Frelicia Tucker (Aiken)
Male Tennis Player of the Year: Alex Sklizovic (South Aiken)
Female Tennis Player of the Year: Kylie Duckworth (Westminster)

Male Swimming: Jake Estroff (Augusta Prep), Joshua Fulcher (Westminster), Jason Kekacs (Aiken) and Jarod Thornton (Evans)
Female Swimming: Serra Aydan (Lakeside), Ellen Johnson (Greenbrier), Grace Newsom (Augusta Prep) and Audrey Robinson (South Aiken)
Male Swimmer of the Year: Joshua Fulcher (Westminster)
Female Swimmer of the Year: Ellen Johnson (Greenbrier)

Male Track & Field: Marcus Cade (Thomson), Daniel Gibson (Butler), Jalen Nealious (Lakeside), Ethan Turner (Augusta Prep) and Corey Watkins (Evans)
Female Track & Field: Aubriana Bonner (Laney), Tyreon Coleman (Butler), Cydney Delley (Evans), Jamie Holodak (Augusta Prep) and Molly Joseph (Augusta Prep)
Male Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Marcus Cade (Thomson)
Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Tyreon Coleman (Butler)

Male Cross Country: Allen Clark (Lakeside), Bill Lester (Briarwood), Joe Way (Lakeside), Mark White (Lakeside) and Ciyeed Williams (Westside)
Female Cross County: Michael Ann Hood (Brentwood), Alyssa Hooker (Lakeside), Anna Parviainen (Lakeside), Elizabeth Tucker (Aiken) and Ashlee Washington (Washington County)
Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year: Allen Clark (Lakeside)
Female Cross County Athlete of the Year: Alyssa Hooker (Lakeside)

Adaptive: Antonio Rodriguez (Evans)

Softball: Emily Ayers (North Augusta), Jace Bennefield (Midland Valley), Shircoria Bosket (North Augusta), Brianna Butler (Greenbrier), Rebecca Clark (Greenbrier), Caroline Cockrell (North Augusta), Sam Davis (Evans), Sydney Fisher (Lakeside), Shaylenn Grey (Midland Valley), Karly Heath (North Augusta), Kayleigh Nicholson (Greenbrier), Madison Summers (Harlem), Grace Wallace (North Augusta), Skyler Wiggins (Harlem) and Diamond Williams (Evans)
Softball Player of the Year: Karly Heath (North Augusta)
Softball Coach of the Year: Mike Leverett (Harlem)

Volleyball: Natalie Bolen (South Aiken), Bailey Booth (Evans), Shea Fincher (Lakeside), Shanice Horn (Aiken), Amii Ingalls (Greenbrier) and Tess Reynolds (Grovetown)
Volleyball Player of the Year: Shanice Horn (Aiken)
Volleyball Coach of the Year: Malynda Young (Aiken)

Baseball: Cade Brown (Thomson), Luis Campusano (Cross Creek), Will Childers (Lakeside), Ethan Dodd (Westside), Neko Fox (Fox Creek), Brannen Guy (Grovetown), Hayden Harris (Grovetown), David Hollie (Cross Creek), Bill Knight (Burke County), Garrett Marchman (Greenbrier), Bryan Melvin (Aiken), Nick North (North Augusta), Hunter Rachels (Evans), Connor South (South Aiken) and Blake Teston (Harlem)
Baseball Player of the Year: Luis Campusano (Cross Creek)
Baseball Coach of the Year: Jerry Hunter (Laney)

Wrestling: Shamar Cofield (Grovetown), Drew Eller (Evans), Joel Faglier (Cross Creek), James Griffith (Aiken) and Greggory Rodgers (Grovetown)
Wrestler of the Year: Drew Eller (Evans)

Male Basketball: DeAndre Barton (Butler), Rod Culver (Fox Creek), Tre Gomillion (Aquinas), Jelani Watson-Gayle (Westminster) and Moses Williams (Richmond Academy)
Female Basketball: De'Sha Benjamin (Laney), Alana Davis (Cross Creek), Destiny Marshall (Grovetown), Jasmine Robinson (Richmond Academy) and Amari Young (North Augusta)
Male Basketball Player of the Year: Tre Gomillion (Aquinas)
Female Basketball Player of the Year: Amari Young (North Augusta)
Male Basketball Coach of the Year: Kelly Winstead (Josey)
Female Coach of the Year: Crystal Cummings (North Augusta)

Football: David Ardrey (Richmond Academy), Nicholas Barker (South Aiken), David Bramble (Augusta Prep), Kenyatta Brown (Cross Creek), Melton Brown (Jefferson County), Colby Cambell (South Aiken), Juwan Cheatham (Thomson), Devontae Davis (Silver Bluff), Mataeo Durant (McCormick), Dakota Gergen (Thomson), Hamp Gibbs (Augusta Prep), Tyquan Johnson (Screven County), Levin Lackey (Evans), Tre Lawson (North Augusta), Molay Magwood (North Augusta), Marcus McKethan (Barnwell), Dylan Reese (Briarwood), Tancey Richardson (South Aiken), Mike Thomas (Thomson), Tyrone Truesdell (Laney), Christian Tutt (Thomson) and Richmond Whitfield (Screven County)
Football Player of the Year: Colby Campbell (South Aiken)
Football Coach of the Year: Chris Hamilton (South Aiken)