Polk County football program celebrates season at year-end banquet

Published 2:07 pm Friday, December 30, 2022

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Polk County’s football program recently celebrated the 2022 season with its annual year-end banquet, held this year at Foothills Community Chapel in Columbus.

Head coach Bruce Ollis and members of Polk County’s staff reviewed the season and handed out awards to top varsity and junior varsity players.

In addition to the team award winners, the program also recognized all-conference players, those who set school records during the season and Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas selection Angus Weaver.

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Polk County assistant head coach Jamie Thompson also presented a special award to Ollis, who recently announced his retirement after a career that included 18 seasons and 150 victories at PCHS.

Those receiving team awards at the celebration included:



Most Valuable Defensive Lineman: Obed Najera

Most Valuable Linebacker: Angus Weaver

Most Valuable Offensive Back: Casey Beiler

Most Valuable Receiver: Antonio Simpson

Most Valuable Offensive Lineman: Reilly Yoder, Bryson Owen

Most Valuable Defensive Back: Keaundrae Green, Antonio Simpson

Most Valuable Player / Conference Player of the Year: Angus Weaver

Mr. Wolverine: Gabe McGraw

Most Improved Player: Karlen McEntyre

Captains Award: Angus Weaver, Obed Najera, Casey Belier



Most Valuable Offense: Lorenzo Sanchez

Most Valuable Defense: Zalen McCraw

Coaches Award: Nolan Simpson