Vickless, Gaughan lauded as Reider, Booster award winners at Brentwood
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Justin Vickless and Alexis Gaughan have been lauded as the top senior athletes at Brentwood High School for 2013-14.
The annual Brentwood all-sports banquet, sponsored by the Brentwood High Athletic Boosters, was held last week at Brentwood High School, with the senior athletes being the main attraction.
Vickless was the recipient of the Mark Reider Award, which is presented to the top male senior athlete at Brentwood.
Gaughan was the recipient of the Booster Athlete Award, which is given to Brentwood's top senior female athlete.
The two award winners earned a total of 23 varsity letters between them in high school.
Vickless was a four-year letterman in football, three-year letterman in baseball, and finished with two varsity letters in basketball and track and field.
Gaughan was a four-year letterwinner in soccer, swimming and softball.
Two other Brentwood seniors, Andrew Stofesky and Laura McGowan, were presented with the male and female scholar-athlete award at the banquet.
Stofesky earned four varsity letters in basketball, two in cross country and two in track and field.
McGowan was a four-year letterwinner in basketball, and a one-year letterwinner in softball and track and field.
McGowan was lauded as the “most outstanding team member” in girls' basketball for the third year in a row. She also was named the most outstanding team member in girls' track and field this year.
The most outstanding team members of all varsity sports at Brentwood were announced at the awards banquet. They are as follows:
• Baseball — Tyler Jorgenson
• Basketball (boys) — Matt Yasko
• Basketball (girls) — McGowan
• Cheerleading — Alexis Bubacz
• Cross country (boys) — Brandon Striplin
• Cross country (girls) — Mia Jandric
• Football — Jeremy Cenci
• Golf — Nathan Christopher
• Soccer — Andrew Gazzam
• Softball — Sydney Bauer
• Swimming (boys) — Kevin Bakowski
• Swimming (girls) — Katy Ellen Kramer
• Track and field (boys) — Pat Carr
• Track and field (girls) — McGowan
• Volleyball — Alexandra Gibbons
Yasko, Bubacz, Striplin, Cenci, Bauer, Bakowski, Kramer and Gibbons all were senior student-athletes at Brentwood in 2013-14.
Jorgenson, Christopher and Gazzam were juniors in 2013-14; Jandric and Carr were sophomores.
Gaughan was cited as the most outstanding team member in softball as a junior.
Striplin was a repeat winner in boys' cross country.
Ray Fisher is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. Reach him at 412-388-5820 or email@example.com.
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