Lincoln-Way Central and North Softball teams selected winners in 2012 SSOA Softball Sportsmanship Awards Monday, July 9, 2012
Two Lincoln-Way sophomore softball teams were recognized recently by the South Suburbs Officials Association (SSOA) as winners of its annual Softball Sportsmanship Awards.
Lincoln-Way Central and Lincoln-Way North sophomore softball teams were selected for the sportsmanship awards.
"Our Lincoln-Way Central sophomore softball team played with a lot of heart. This group of girls had a strong work ethic and displayed great school spirit. It's nice to see them recognized for carrying the values and qualities that they learn and display in our classroom onto the athletic field," stated Dr. Steve Provis, principal.
"Our sophomore softball team was made up of a group of girls that worked well together and worked very hard. Win or lose they showed great character," remarked Dr. Michael Gardner, principal of Lincoln-Way North.
The Girls Softball Sportsmanship Awards focus on schools in Chicago's south suburbs and south side of Chicago and recognize the ones that provide a positive sporting experience for all- including the officials who umpired the games. It has been awarded since 2003 and was developed as part of the Illinois High School Association's "Sport a Winning Attitude" Program.
Lincoln-Way Central's 2012 sophomore softball team players are: Lia Corbin, Harleigh Bailey, Hannah Hosty, Paige Cordova, Adrianna Arvia, Emily Franzese, Casey Hills, Hannah Dallio, Nicole Rote, Alyssa Olson, Colleen McLaughlin, Patsy Clare, Ashley Evans, Haley Gardner, Melissa Brown, Jordan Davis, Domi Coleman, and Briana Logan. Head coach is Loren Hess.
Lincoln-Way North's 2012 sophomore softball team players are: Sarah Berger, Jennifer Michuda, Brittany Booth, Tiffany Beckman, Alex Hodges, Kristen Koviekis, Natalie Paolella, Emily Hodges, Sam Fowler, Nina Tholl, Amy Vos, and Katie Lowery. Head coach is Amy Costanza.