top 4 560Mr. McNeil presented the Athlete of the Year awards to both Senior and Junior athletes. From left, Senior Boys winner Trevor Donaldson, Senior Girls winner Hanna Lynch, Junior Boys winner Daniel Khan and Junior Girls winner Josie Berry.

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Saugeen District Secondary School Royals achieved great things in the world of sports throughout the school year, all of which was celebrated with a year end Athletic Banquet June 14.

Banquet highlights included recognition of BAA Champions including Badminton Boys Doubles, Senior Boys Cross Country, Boys and Girls Curling, Junior Boys Rugby, Junior and Senior Boys Volleyball, Senior Girls Volleyball. The Track and Field team were also BAA Champions with members obtaining nine individual gold medals.

The Junior Boys Rugby team received gold at the CWOSSA Championships with the Senior Boys Volleyball team taking a silver. The Track and Field team received two silvers and one bronze with the Royals Gymnastics team bringing home four gold, two silver and four bronze medals at that level.

The gymnasts, track stars and diggers from the Senior Boys Volleyball teams competed at the OFSAA level with the Gymnastics Team bringing home one silver, one fifth place and three sixth place finishes; the track team obtaining OFSAA West 2 bronze medal standings, and the Senior Boys Volleyball team finished fifth in Ontario.

Athletic Letters went out to many students with each sport consisting of 3 points. Junior letters were awarded to students who received over 15 points, Senior letters went to students with 30 points or more and an Honours letter, for 60 points, was awarded to Hanna Lynch who also won the Senior Girls Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row.

Junior Athlete of the year for girls went to Josie Berry and Dan Khan with Trevor Donaldson being named the Senior Male Athlete of the Year.

Team MVP Award Winners:

Badminton Junior Pair: Diya Parikh and Josie Berry

Badminton Senior Pair: Trevor Donaldson and William Forsyth

Junior Girls Basketball: Riley Funston

Junior Boys Basketball: Tyler Jackman

Senior Girls Basketball: Hanna Lynch

Senior Boys Basketball: Trevor Donaldson

Cross Country: Samara Quanz and Sam Nusseldser

Girls Curling: Carsyn Cassidy

Boys Curling: Jack Middleton

Girls Hockey: Kiandra Martin and Laura White

Boys Hockey: Troy Courneyea

Football: Tristan Rajendra and Jack Flarity

Golf: Thomas Forsyth

Gymnastics: Natasha Jelly

Boys Junior Rugby: Garret Hall

Boys Senior Rugby: Kent Ribey

Girls Rugby: Brooke Herrington and Leigh Roote

Girls Soccer: Emma Vanhaelemeesch

Boys Soccer: Murray Martin

Swimming: Katie Stoner

Track and Field: Daniel Khan and Samara Quanz

Boys Junior Volleyball: Luc Nusseldser

Boys Senior Volleyball: Jake Kloosterhof

Girls Junior Volleyball: Diya Parikh

Girls Senior Volleyball: Audrey Turcotte

badminton 560Badminton MVP awards went to pair Josie Berry and Diya Parikh (left), presented by coach Mrs. Bosac; and Trevor Donaldson and William Forsyth.

track feild 560Track and Field winners were Daniel Khan and Samara Quanz. Quanz also took home the MVP award for Cross Country.

girls basketball 560Senior Basketball MVP Hanna Lynch with coach Mr. Scott.

boys basketball 560Senior Basketball MVP Trevor Donaldson with coach Mr. Darlington.

jack 560Football MVP Jack Flarity.

curling 560Curling MVP Carsyn Cassidy.

vball 560Junior Volleyball MVP Luc Nusseldser.

girls vball jr 560Ms. McDonald presented Diya Parikh with the Junior Girls Volleyball MVP award.

sr girls vball 560Audrey Turcotte took home the Senior Girls Volleyball MVP award.