The Two Rivers 3A Conference has announced its all-conference teams and other awards from the fall season.
Cleveland dominated the football individual awards with four winners: Offensive Player of the Year Patrick Jesequel, Lineman of the Year Zach Jacobs, Special Teams Player of the Year Lawson Lamm and Coach of the Year Scott Riley.
Conference champions in cross country are also the league’s runners of the year. For 2015, those were Jacob Gonzalez of South Johnston and Kayla Ste. Marie of Corinth Holders.
South Johnston’s Emma Blackmon was the volleyball player of the year in a very competitive conference race. Cleveland’s Shelley Johnston took coach of the year honors.
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Parker Watson helped Smithfield-Selma to the girls golf conference title and was named the player of the year. South’s Daniel Benson was the coach of the year in girls golf.
Conference champion Cleveland swept most of the boys soccer awards. Lawson Lamm was the offensive MVP and coach Nick Gruhn took home top honors. Corinth Holders’ Alan Landeros was the defensive player of the year.
Megan Dyer was named the girls tennis player of the year after helping lead the Pirates to the conference title. Cleveland’s Emily Purvis was voted the top tennis coach.
The cheerleader of the year was Smithfield-Selma’s Chris Washington.
The league handed out a team sportsmanship award in most sports. Corinth Holders and Western Harnett took two of those awards, while Smthfield-Selma, Cleveland and Triton won one each.
Offensive Player of the Year: Patrick Jesequel, Cleveland
Defensive Player of the Year: Toronte Howard, South Johnston
Offensive Lineman of the Year: Zach Jacobs, Cleveland
Special Teams Player of the Year: Lawson Lamm, Cleveland
Coach of the Year: Scott Riley, Cleveland
Cleveland: Kenny White, Caiden Norman, James Martinez, Reagan Wells, Quinton Ross, Delancey Starkes, Wayna Alford
Corinth Holders: Matt Cooper, Ian Cregan, Howard Watson, Kaelin O’Neal, Jordan Neal, Steven Adams
Triton: Malcolm Smith, Nick Monds, Jeremiah McNeil, De’Marius Staton, Jeffrey Hannah
South Johnston: KaVante Johnson, Caleb Robinson, Chandler Johnson, Fabian McDonald
Western Harnett: Andrew Smith, Zachary Green, Dalaquan Alston-Ray
Smithfield-Selma: Requan Smith, Alex Wagner
Offensive Player of the Year: Lawson Lamm, Cleveland
Defensive Player of the Year: Alan Landeros, Corinth Holders
Coach of the Year: Nick Gruhn, Cleveland
Team Sportsmanship Award: Western Harnett
Cleveland: Josue Perez, Joseph Martinez, Garrett Lee, Tanner Costine, Ethan Fellows
Corinth Holders: Pedro Segundo, Derek Kaple, Dillon Parker
Smithfield-Selma: Nilton Perez, Jhonny Ventura, Alfredo Martinez
South Johnston: Oliver Pastrana, Yovani Herrera
Triton: Matthew Pittman, Bailey Tart
Western Harnett: Octavio Romero, Andy Solarzano
Boys Cross Country
Runner of the Year: Jacob Gonzalez, South Johnston
Coach of the Year: Marissa Wingate, Cleveland
Team Sportsmanship Award: Smithfield-Selma
Cleveland: Gable Dersham, Wyatt Dersham, Thomas Tew, Nick Loscalzo
Corinth Holders: Austin Carroll, Patrick Myers, Andre Hichue, Chad Driscoll
South Johnston: Jacob Gonzalez, Ismael Garcia
Smithfield-Selma: Caleb Silver
Triton: Omar Mejia
Girls Cross Country
Runner of the Year: Kayla Ste. Marie, Corinth Holders
Coach of the Year: Joe Johnston, Corinth Holders
Corinth Holders: Kayla Ste. Marie, Rachel Strickland, Cameron Rutherford, Kaelin Sanderford, Callie Blandford, Kayla Alznauer
Cleveland: Jasmine Cullins, Jessica Cullins, Claire Johnson, Casside McNierney
Western Harnett: Jordan Kerns
Smithfield-Selma: Gwyn Reece
Player of the Year: Emma Blackmon, South Johnston
Coach of the Year: Shelley Johnston, Cleveland
Corinth Holders: Jamie Turner, Haley Stancil, Katelynn Leach
Cleveland: Alexis Ivey, Taylor Thomas
Triton: Taylor Gainey, Anna Marie Tindall
South Johnston: Lily Allen
Smithfield-Selma: Logan Batton
Western Harnett: Kasey Pace
Player of the Year: Megan Dyer, Corinth Holders
Coach of the Year: Emily Purvis, Cleveland
Corinth Holders: Megan Dyer, Alex Rodier, Ashley Stufano, Cecilia Fricke
Triton: Madison Newton, Emily Neville, Bailey Williams
Cleveland: Kayla Smith, Madison Foulke
Smithfield-Selma: Ruby Jaen, Sarah Mills
Western Harnett: Emily Moffitt, Olivia Manning
South Johnston: Skylar Johnson
Player of the Year: Parker Watson, Smithfield-Selma
Coach of the Year: Daniel Benson, South Johnston
Smithfield-Selma: Parker Watson, Maggie Riley, Natalie Hill
Triton: Kathryn Elliot, Brooke Blackmon, Devon Shea
Corinth Holders: Peyton Labonte, Taylor Capps, Lana Wang
South Johnston: Sydney Wheeless, Mackenzie Honeycutt, Anna Weaver
Cheerleader of the Year: Chris Washington, Smithfield-Selma
Coach of the Year: Brittany Weaver, Corinth Holders
Team Sportsmanship Award: Corinth Holders
Corinth Holders: Kaylan Turner, Sarah Beyer, Karli Komar
Cleveland: Jasmine Stancil, Lindsey Stogner
South Johnston: Eryn Godwin, Katelyn Futrell
Smithfield-Selma: Dorothy Colon
Western Harnett: Katie Zahn
Triton: Zakoria Ray