PCHS soccer program celebrates season with year-end awards banquet

Published 10:39 am Monday, December 4, 2023

Polk County’s boys soccer program celebrated a successful season with a year-end awards banquet on Thursday at Tryon Presbyterian Church.

More than 100 players, families and friends attended the banquet. PCHS head coach George Alley expressed his thanks to the TPC cook team for making dinner for the group.

The Wolverine varsity finished 11-10-2 and reached the third round of the state 1A playoffs. Polk outscored its opponents 61-37, improving significantly on the 18-62 goal differential and 4-15 record in 2022.

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The following awards were presented at the banquet:

Junior Varsity

  • MVP Defense: Charlie Wagoner
  • MVP Offense: Tallis Metcalf
  • Most Improved: Brinson Ashworth
  • Wolverine Award: Jasper Nespeca

Varsity

  • MVP Defense: Cade Bright
  • MVP Offense: Thomas Varnadore and Sebastian Azar
  • Most Improved: Cooper Meyer
  • Wolverine Award: Luke Miller
  • All Conference and All Region Awards: Cade Bright, Nate Martinez and Charlie Jackson
  • Conference Defensive Player of the Year: Cade Bright