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East Bladen High School held its athletic banquet Tuesday.

Ashley Hardin was named the Female Athlete of the Year and Greyson Heustess was named the Male Athlete of the Year.

Here are the athletes who received awards:

Joe Bostic Award: Jackson Bostic
Janice Martin Award: Garria Smith
Lacy West Award: Brady Hollingsworth
Wade Archibald Taylor Award: Sarah Meares
Female Athlete of the Year: Ashley Hardin
Male Athlete of the Year: Greyson Heustess

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MVP: Eric Chancy
Offensive MVP: Shy Pone
Coaches Award: Jordan Payton
Defensive MVP: Dayveon Washington
Defensive MVP: Tyvon Townsend
Iron Eagle Award: Davis Alsup

Girls’ Tennis
Singles MVP: Lily Lin
Doubles MVP: Ting Lin
Doubles MVP: Ashley Hardin

Cross Country
MVP: AJ Smith
Coaches Award: Erica McKoy

MVP: Sarah Johnson
Most Improved: Lorna Mendell
Most Improved: Lila McDuffie
Coaches Award: Ruth Ward

Boys’ Soccer
MVP: Greyson Heustess
Coaches Award: Spencer Scott
Offensive Award: Gabe Barber
Defensive Awards: Dan Tatum, Keshaun Davis

MVP: Dyneshia Owens
MVP: Sarah Meares
Coaches Award: Ashley Earl

Girls’ Basketball
MVP: JaTyra Moore-Peterson
Outstanding Player Award: Patience Ward
Offensive Award: Erica McKoy
Defensive Award: Ashley Hardin
Coaches Award: Lorna Mendell
Most Improved: Anna Kate White

Boys’ Basketball
MVP: Javant McDowell
Defensive Award: Darrell Banks
Defensive Award: Byron Bowen
Coaches Award: Greyson Heustess
Coaches Award: Keshaun Davis

Girls’ Soccer
MVP: Ashley Hardin
Coaches Award: Ting Lin and Cybil Campbell
Defensive Player of the Year: Katie Evans
Offensive Player of the Year: Maya McDonald

MVP: Shy Pone
Coaches: Dan Tatum
Defensive Player of the Year: Spencer Scott
Offensive Player of the Year: Brady Hollingsworth

Boys’ Tennis
MVP: Jay McGill
Doubles Award: Jackson Bostic and Will Hester
Coaches Award: Jake Evans

Boys’ Track
MVP: A.J. Smith
MVP: Za’Quis Leach

Girls’ Track
MVP: Rachel Horrell
MVP: Lakendra Jones

MVP: Nick Norris
Coaches Award: Alex Avellaneda

MVP: Kayleigh Raynor
Defensive Player of the Year: Mariah Smith
Coaches Award: Olivia Hollingsworth and Anna Kate White

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