Members Of PEP Organize Fall Sports Awards Banquet

Under the leadership of Martha Lyle Ford, members of the PEP organization (Parents and Educators for Progress), held a Fall Sports Banquet on November 19 in the school cafeteria. Athletes from the Football, Freshman Football, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Golf, Cross Country, and Girls Soccer teams were honored for their contributions.


Freshman Football Awards

Head Freshman Football Coach Phillip Warwick presented four awards at the HHS Sports Banquet on November 19. Selected as Offensive Player of the Year was Isaiah Henning  and Russ Cates was named Defensive Player of the Year. Most Valuable Player was Montavious Pugh. Defensive Coordinator for the team is Rick Mason.


Varsity Football Team Awards

Coach Ernie Jackson recognized eight of the Varsity Football Tomcats for their contributions to the team at the Sports Banquet. Players honored were Offensive Player of the Year – Bryce Young, Leadership Award – Montravious Currie, Hardest Hitter – Rashad Bryant, and Tomcat Award – Jamarcus Richardson, Hardist Hitter – Keyshawn Brummett, Defensive Player of the Year – Emmit Gooden, Most Valuable Player – Tyvarius Jones, Leadership Award – Shavius Hines and Most Versatile – Equavious Barbee. Tomcat coaches are Travis Morton, Chris Eubanks, Andre Green, Head Coach Ernie Jackson, and Rick Mason.


Varsity Football Cheerleaders

Sponsors for the HHS Football Cheerleading squad, Jennifer Emerson and Elizabeth Lovelace, gave awards at the Sports Banquet to Ricarnicea Johnson for having the Most Pep; Jamacia Bond, Captain; Mary Will King, Most Dedicated; Abbey Morris, Captain; and Mireya Pulido, Highest GPA. Other squad members pictured are Taylor Call, Destiny Williams, Hannah Stanley, McKenzie Scott, Mary Catherine Currie, Kalyn Emerson, Mary Wyatt Pettigrew and Taylor Ann King. Not pictured are Cassidy Hendrix, Morgan Hendrix, Idalias Flagg, Antonesha Simon and Felescia Sanders.

Volleyball Team

Coach Danniel Springfield and Coach Cuwannia Kent gave awards to the deserving members of the Volleyball Team. Receiving the Most Improved Awards were Amanda Rogers and Whitley Williams. Earning the Highest GPA Award were Emily Pugh and Enchantra Henderson. Crystal Shepard won the Spike Award, and Amanda Lopez and Katie Harston earned the Ace Award. The Hustle Award went to JeLeesia Williams and Madison Milton. Earning the Leadership Award were Kelsy Collins, Madeline Elrod, Amanda Rogers and Crystal Shepard. They also recognized the team’s 12 seniors: Amanda Lopez, Shelby Stanfield, Emily Pugh, Kelsey Collins, Jamiya Bell, Aaliyah Bailey, Enchantra Henderson, April Miller, Thalice Kinnon, Kiarra Moore, Allie Jacocks and Crystal Shepard. Other team members are Tia Kent, Courtney Henderson, Ali Haynes, Angel Goodrich, Anne Marie Sceals, Eliza Ford and Autumn Whitman.


Girls’ Soccer Team

Under the direction of Coach Mixon Moore, members of the HHS Girls’ Soccer Team were recognized at the Sports Banquet on November 19. Earning Best Offensive Player was Kimberly Nieto and Best Defensive Player, Amanda Tindle. Pamela Castro was named Best Midfielder. Destiny Williams earned the Most Physical award and Dannon Eubanks, Most Tackles. Eliza Ford was recognized for the Most Goals and Most Assists. Dasjia Wilson tied with Eliza Ford for the Most Goals award and also received the Coach’s Award. Seniors on the team are Patsy Jameson, Kimberly Nieto, Lindsey Long, Diana Meraz and Amanda Tindle. Other team members are Macoreia Jelks, Chalia Chapman, Sequoya Springfield, Jessica Santos, Adora Donald, Areionia Sangster, Mireya Pulido, Victoria Ramirez, Hannah Stanley, Kesha Burton, Autumn Bond, Lupita Rosales, Marlene Negrete, Kadesha Davis, Je’tamie Marin and Jackie Springfield.


Cross Country

HHS Senior Deonte Brown was recognized at the Sports Banquet by his Coach, Whitney Baird, because he excelled all season in Cross County meets in West Tennessee and then represented Haywood High on November 2 when he competed in the Tennessee State cross country meet at Percy Warner Park in Nashville. He finished 39th out of 188 runners with a time of 17:59 in the 3.1 miles (5K) race.


Golf Team

The HHS Golf Team, under the direction of Coach Frank Chapman, sent one student to state. At the Sports Banquet, Coach Chapman recognized Lauren Markowski for her success during the season and for her performance at the state contest. She placed 31st out of 56 individual girls in the A-AA State Tournament. Coach Chapman also recognized the boys’ team leader, Ethan Riddle. Ethan had a good season, played in the Regional tournament and scored an 88.