Riverside Honors Athletes At Annual Sports Banquet

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 25, 1998

Michael Kiral / L’Observateur / May 25, 1998

RESERVE – Riverside Academy concluded its sports year by honoring its student-athletes at the school’s annual athletic banquet held May 15.

Keith LeBlanc and Melissa Martin were named the school’s Male and Female Athletes of the Year. LeBlanc, a junior, was a standout on the football,basketball and track teams. LeBlanc was also selected as the Rebels’ mostvaluable player in boys’ basketball.

Martin, a senior, excelled in volleyball, basketball and softball as well as track. She was named all-district in each sport and was the district,regional and state champion in the shot put. Martin was also named theLady Rebels’ most valuable player in both volleyball and girls’ basketball.

She went over the 2,000-point mark for her career this past season.

Ranney Wilson was honored with the Mr. Rebel Award, becoming the firstjunior to receive the award. The award is given to the player whodemonstrates leadership, dedication and determination on the field and in the community.

The Rinso Clemente Dedication Award, given to an outstanding student, team leader and hard worker went to Jeremy Klibert.

Scholastic awards were awarded to Jamie Cortez, Dustin Zimmer, Travis Bourgeois and Michael Schoen.

Career plaques, honoring athletes who lettered four years in at least one sport, went to Ryan Luminais, Mandy Roussel, Melissa Martin, Marcy Remondet, John Rylee, Travis Bourgeois, Hannah Hobdy, Bridget Lambert and Amy Trepagnier.

Tanya Teague was named the school’s most valuable player in softball while Ryan Rome received the award for baseball. Most valuable playerawards for track went to Hannah Hobdy and Armand Centanni, while Michael Schoen received the award for golf.

Photo: Riverside’S Ranney Wilson received the school’s Mr. Rebel Award at its annual athletic banquet May 15. Wilson was the first junior to receive the award given to an athlete who demonstrates leadership, dedication and determination on the field and in the community.

Photo by Michael Kiral.

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