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By Russ Green-Sports Editor
The athletic season for spring, as well as the entire school year, came to a close Tuesday night for Richmond High School with the spring sports ceremony.
The event was held in the high school commons area and honored, not only the athletic accomplishments from this spring, but academics as well.
The Richmond All-Sports Club presented its annual awards to the top male and female scholar athletes from the past school year. The award goes to the male and female who have the top grade point average and have lettered in at least three sports. Two seniors, Jimmy Hamm and Emma Long, were named the top student athletes honored for this year.
The three-sport letter winners for the school year were: Wyatt Bulk, Madison Cole, Mallory Cole, Seth Gant, Jake Moyer-Gray, Jimmy Hamm, Emma Long, Kerrigan Maddox, Quinton Maxwell, Lendarrius Pritchett, Kody Reed, Derek Rickart, Tevin Robinson, Jenny Simpson, Brock Stokes and Andrea Woods.
Bob Lauck recognized members of his Scholar Bowl team for this spring. The Scholar Bowl team for this year was: Annie Barrett, Bailey Busse, John Call, Max Danner, Collin Davis, Andrea Freese, Lauren Fulte, Jamie Happy, Miles Hillegas, Parker Johnson, Colin Luntsford, Brandon Pemburlin, Sean Sause, Daniel Stigall, Andrew Woods, Blaine Wyse and Ashley Yallaly.
Coach Julie Baker honored members of her Spartan tennis team and handed out letters and certificates of participation. Special awards were presented to Chase Shipley for Most Improved; Jeremy Chrisman for Most Valuable Player; Zach Bond for junior varsity MVP; and Collin Williamson for best singles record. Chester Cox was presented the Spartan Award.
Brandon Quick presented his letter winners for the past baseball season that saw the Spartans win their second consecutive district championship and also finish as the MRVC East runner-up.