XC team awarded for great season

Nathan HamSports

November 14, 2012

The Ashe County cross country teams picked up several postseason awards, including three all-conference selections, six honorable mention choices, and Mountain Valley Coach of the Year.

Head coach Marybeth Knight was chosen as the MVAC Coach of the Year among all women’s cross country teams. She helped guide the Lady Huskies to the 2012 MVAC Championship for the second year in a row.

Mac Church and Tyler Eller were chosen to the MVAC All-Conference team. Alexes Armstrong, Chelsea Eller, Victoria Reed and Chrissy Simmons were honorable mention selections.

For the men, freshman Andrew Tedder ended the year as an all-conference runner. Gareth Berry and Jonathan Nichols were named to the honorable mention list.

MVAC Women’s Cross Country awards

Runner of the Year: Macy Johnson (Forbush)

Coach of the Year: Marybeth Knight (Ashe)


Laney Browder (Wilkes Central)

Madeline Carter (Elkin)

Mac Church (Ashe)

Katey Driver (Forbush)

Tyler Eller (Ashe)

Jordyn Halvorsen (Wilkes Central)

Madelyn Hamby (West Wilkes)

Madison Hamby (West Wilkes)

Alicia Holbrook (North Wilkes)

Macy Johnson (Forbush)

Paige Keaton (Forbush)

Krista LaPlante (West Wilkes)

Jennifer Rhoades (North Wilkes)

McKenzie Stokes (East Wilkes)

Taylor Tharpe (East Wilkes)

Honorable Mention

Alexis Armstrong (Ashe)

Chelsea Eller (Ashe)

Melia Higgins (East Wilkes)

Vic Reed (Ashe)

Chrissy Simmons (Ashe)

Kalen Vogler (Alleghany)

MVAC Men’s Cross Country awards

Runner of the Year: Abram Logan (East Wilkes)

Coach of the Year: Anita Tharpe (East Wilkes)


Daniel Angarita ( West Wilkes)

Josh Englebert (West Wilkes)

Josh Faircloth (Forbush)

Josh Hall (West Wilkes)

Philip Hemric (East Wilkes)

Rylan Hincher (North Wilkes)

Will Jolly (East Wilkes)

Abram Logan (East Wilkes)

Nic Nunn (Wilkes Central)

Jacob Parker (Elkin)

Zack Prevette (East Wilkes)

Colby Shell (West Wilkes)

Luke Stokes (East Wilkes)

Andrew Tedder (Ashe)

Ben Wall (Forbush)

Honorable Mention

Gareth Berry (Ashe)

Josh Gowan (Wilkes Central)

Said Javier (Elkin)

Jonathan Nichols (Ashe)

Connor Pate (West Wilkes)