Fall Athletes Receive Awards
By Brent Huelsmann
Sophomore Brandon Schnitker was named as a part of the 2015-16 SICA All-South Cross Country selections for 1A. Schnitker was a part of the Hornets cross country team that advanced to state.
Nashville golfers were also the part of the SICA All-South 1A selections. Hope Reuter was the only member of the Hornettes golf team to be selected. Reuter, a sophomore, advanced to state as an individual, after shooting an 81 at sectionals and finishing fourth plae. Reuter finished in 89th place at state. The boys golf team had two selections named. Both Riley Edwards and Tyler Wall were selected. Edwards, a senior, was one of the top finishers for the Hornets all season, and the top overall finisher at Regionals, shooting a 73. Edwards advanced as part of the Hornets team that went to state. Edwards finished 31st at state. Wall, a senior, finished in the top two of tournaments three times this season, including the Regionals. Wall finished 18th at state.
Seniors Maci Kellerman and Allyson Grabowski, as well as sophomore Mackenzie McFeron have all earned awards for their play for the Nashville Hornettes volleyball team this season. The Hornettes season ended at regionals against Wesclin.
Kellerman, Grabowski, and McFeron were all selected on the Class 2A South Volleyball team. That would not be the only honor the trio received, as they all were selected for the Southern Illinois River to River Conference 2015 All-Conference Volleyball Team- Mississippi Division.
Kellerman, who is signed to play at McKendree University next season, finished the season first on the team with 314 defensive digs, and was in the top five on the team in service attempts.
Grabowski, who will play volleyball at Greenville College next year, finished first on the Hornettes with 271 assists, which was 93 more than anyone else, despite missing some time early in the season due to injury. Grabowski also was second on the team with 260 service attempts.
McFeron finsihed up her season leading the team with 217 kills, and tied for the most games played with 81 games. McFeron was third on the team in service attempts and fourth on the team in defensive digs.