FPS staff report
December 10, 2012
Receiving Special Awards at the annual football banquet are from left to right. Front row - Ryan Spahr, Jake Peterson, Cody Stragan, Caleb Moyer, Storm Mohn, Andrew Collins and Austin Bentley. Back row - Tyler Dodd, Garett Davis, Dave Archer, Dakota Maple, Joe Grubbs, Stephen Ericksen and Connor Mosley.
The 2012 football season came to an end for the Carrollton Warriors at their annual banquet held Nov. 18.
The Warriors had an excellent season, going 7-3 overall and 4-3 in the Northeastern Buckeye Conference.
First year head coach Eric McCort and his coaching staff presented members of the team with Special Awards and varsity letters.
The Most Valuable Player award was awarded to senior linebacker Cody Stragan. Stragan ended his career at Carrollton as the Warriors all-time leader in tackles for losses with 30 and first in career sacks with 15.5. He was also named the team’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year along with junior nose guard Austin Bentley. Bentley currently ranks third with 16 tackles for losses and fifth all time with 7 sacks.
Offensive Players of the Year went to senior offensive tackle Dakota Maple and sophomore running back Tyler Dodd. Maple helped the Warriors rush for 2,366 yards and score 30 touchdowns.
Dodd rushed for 942 yards and scored 12 touchdowns.
The Impact Player Award was awarded to senior running back Jake Peterson.
Peterson ended his career at Carrollton eighth all-time with 1,309 yards rushing, seventh all-ti
me in rushing attempts with 236 and 10th all-time with 32 receptions.
The Coaches Award was awarded to seniors Stephen Ericksen and Storm Mohn.
Earning the Heart of a Champion award were seniors Garret Davis, Joe Grubbs, Connor Mosley, Caleb Moyer, and Ryan Spahr.
Earning third year varsity letters were Ericksen, Grubbs, Maple, Austin Miller, Caleb Moyer, Peterson and Stragan.
Receiving second year letters were Richard Anderson, Davis, Caleb Hartong, Justin Johnson, Storm Mohn, Connor Mosley, Ryan Spahr, Bentley, Luke McNutt and Lynk Tranter.
Earning first year varsity letters were David Archer, Stephen Cole, Andrew Collins, Jordon Houyouse, J. R. Hull, Zach Wallace, Kurt Davis, Connor Keane, Adam Warner, Micah Campbell, Stephen Cole, Zade Deitz, Dodd, Daniel Leary, Trenton Leggett, Caleb Pasiuk and Avery Wilson.
Receiving Certificates of Participation were Grant Bake, Brandon Cooper, Mark Dettorre, Sam Dowell, Eric Jefferys, Patrick Mallette, Kalub Babe, Bryson Brady, Zach Fuhrer, Lane Hartong, Colby Jenkins, Bret Rininger, Derek Bryan, John Featheringham, Ken Featheringham, Jakob Green, Cory Leonard, Teague Malone, Tomas Malone, Bryce Mohn, James O’Donnell, Trevor Renz, Brody Robinson, Charles Smith, Brooke Beadnell and Jackie Stragan.
Being named to the All-NBC team were - First team: Ericksen, Maple and Stragan; Second team: Bentley, Dodd and Peterson; Honorable mention: Storm Mohn, Mosley and Austin Miller.
Those being recognized as All-NBC Scholar Athletes for earning a varsity letter and carrying a 3.4 grade points average are Anderson, Collins, Davis, Ericksen, Grubbs, Caleb Hartong, Johnson, Storm Mohn, Peterson, Cody Stragan, Davis, McNutt, Tranter, Warner, Campbell, Cole, Deitz, Dodd, Leggett, Pasiuk and Wilson.
Earning All-Eastern District honors were - First team; Ericksen. Second team: Maple, Stragan. Special Mention: Bentley.
The varsity, junior varsity and freshmen cheerleaders were also recognized for all their hard work during the season.
Varsity: Megan Dowell, Abby Hallett, Brittney Host, Kaci Johnson, Annabel Vernier, Kailey Cosart, Kyle Host, Melissa Mercer and Macey Miller. They were coached by Tonya Trussell.
Junior varsity: Payton Brown, Cheyenne Chaney, Jennifer Gotschall, Abbey Knapp, Laurynn Man, Maggie Mapes, Cheyenne Russell and Hunter Toler-Goodwin. They were coached by Tabby Ferren.
Freshmen: Sierra Baker, Maygen Bales, Makaela Bennett, Katie King, Elizabeth Rainsberg, Alyssa Sellers and Kayla Sivets. They were coached by Kayla Pape.
Recognized as NBC Scholar Athletes were Dowell, Host, Mercer and Vernier.