Fall Athletes Honored With Virtual Award Ceremony


Although it was not your average fall season for high school sports, athletes pushed themselves, worked hard and still succeeded on the playing field. With a fantastic team effort, the Oak Lawn Community High School girls cross country team won the South Suburban Conference Red Championship, and both Jadon Pirkl (Boys Cross Country) and Bobby Crosby (Boys Golf) were Illinois High School Association Sectional qualifiers in their respective sports.

Here’s a look at each sport from the fall.

In Girls Cross Country, Salsabeel Awwad and Sadie Hartmann shared team Most Valuable Player honors while Emma McGrath earned the Sportsmanship Award. Awwad, Hartmann, and Veronika Stelter were all named as all-conference runners.

In Boys Cross Country, Pirkl was the team’s MVP and Dominic Niceforo won the Sportsmanship Award. Pirkl earned all-conference honors as well.

In Boys Golf, Crosby was the team’s MVP, and Kevin Mallo was selected as the Sportsmanship Award winner. Both Crosby and Mallo were all-conference golfers.

In Girls Golf, Lauren Burke and Alexia Stang shared MVP honors while Ellie Enriquez was named the Sportsmanship Award winner. Allysa Canales earned all-conference honors.

In Girls Swimming and Diving, Elizabeth Featherstone and Lillian Featherstone swam to earn the team’s MVP Award, and Madeline Clarke and Leslie Campos shared the Sportsmanship Award. Clarke and Campos were all-conference swimmers.

In Girls Tennis, Iman Khater won the team’s MVP Award, and Emily Pietrzak won the Sportsmanship Award.

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