Patterson High honors winter athletes
by PI Staff
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Patterson High coaches handed out awards to their top athletes Feb. 28 at the annual winter sports banquet in the school’s cafeteria.

The event — which featured a number of competitors from the Patterson High boys and girls basketball, wrestling and cheerleading teams — honored the top athletes from each sport.

Coaches also acknowledged a variety of individual accolades, noting students’ achievements in leadership, team spirit and overall improvement.

Boys basketball

Coach Steve Cardoso recognized senior Jewan Jackson as the team’s most valuable player. Jackson — who averaged 15.2 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals this season — also earned a spot on the Western Athletic Conference All-League first team.

Junior Brian Lemmon came away with the team’s outstanding defensive player award. Junior teammate Adan Cortez was honored with the Coach’s Award, and senior Rayjay Peralta received the Tiger Pride Award.

Sophomore Skylar Job earned a WAC All-League honorable mention.

Girls basketball

Girls basketball coach Elizabeth Reza named senior Sierra Santos and junior Stephanie Cantu as her squad’s co-MVPs.

Cantu also earned a spot on the WAC All-League first team.

The Miss Hustle Award went to freshman Dayna Hansen, and the Tiger Pride Award went to junior Dani Hansen.

Dayna Hansen also earned a spot on the WAC All-League second team.


Wrestling coach Gary Scoles bestowed praise on the team’s most valuable wrestler, senior Zach Whitney.

Scoles handed junior Frankie Sanchez his Coach’s Award and gave senior John Bingham the Coach Worley Award.

Cheer team

Cheerleader Erin Polyzos won the Tiger Pride Award, while teammates Krissy Debler and Olivia Perez earned the Team Tiger and Coach’s Awards, respectively.

JV and frosh

The Patterson High junior varsity winter athletics season was also capped by last week’s banquet.

JV boys basketball coach Buzzy Wheeland named John Minton the team’s best offensive player. Jordan Levu was named the best defensive player.

Freshman boys basketball coach Agustin Arreola named Brandon Williams as his team’s MVP. Justin Rodriguez took most-improved-player honors.

Terry Coble, JV girls basketball coach, named Janessa Barron the team’s outstanding defensive player. Teammate Mele Tupouata captured most-improved honors.

Freshman girls basketball coach Jennifer Hamm recognized Santana Mata with the Tiger Pride Award.

Scoles named Adam Melo the JV team’s most valuable wrestler, and Joshua Roberts was the most improved wrestler.

JV cheerleader Emily Bingham earned the team’s Tiger Pride Award. Teammate Hailee Schilp took most-improved honors, and Lexie Miranda received the Coach’s Award.

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