Lalor wins third Thurber top female athlete award

Make it a three-peat for Lindsay Thurber’s Kelsey Lalor. The Grade 12 student was named female athlete of the year for the third time in a row at the school’s athletics banquet. As a Grade 10 she shared the honour with Kelsie Smale and then last year she had it all to herself.

Make it a three-peat for Lindsay Thurber’s Kelsey Lalor.

The Grade 12 student was named female athlete of the year for the third time in a row at the school’s athletics banquet.

As a Grade 10 she shared the honour with Kelsie Smale and then last year she had it all to herself.

Dawson McCrea was named the male athlete of the year.

Lalor starred on the basketball, volleyball, cross country, badminton and track and field teams. She closed out her high school athletics career with a bronze medal at provincials in the 4×400 metre relay. Outside of school sports, she competed for Team Canada’s baseball team at the Pan Am Games in 2015.

She plans on attending the University of Saskatchewan to play basketball.

McCrae has played key roles on the rugby, football, track and field and handball teams.

Athlete of the year nominees included Journey Flewell, Emma Holmes, Hayley Lalor, Sierra Laye and Nikki Thomas for the girls and Robert Chauvet, Reece Lehman and Ben Pasiuk for the men.

Selemani Nshimiyaimana and Kaidyn Puttick were the co-winners of the Grade 9 male athlete of the year from a field that included Jared Arnold, Aaron Mann and Seth Seewalt.

Jamie Lalor won the Grade 9 female athlete of the year, while Edyn Aasman, Riley de Wit, Rachel Vandervlis and Kira Wedell were nominated.

Robert Chauvet won the Curtis McKee Memorial Award and Reece Lehamn won the Dustin Steele Memorial Boys Soccer Award.

Lindsay Thurber Raiders 2016 athletic award winners:

Golf — Most Valuable Players (MVP): Connor Dawes. Most Improved Player (MIP): Jenaea Reimann. Raiders Award (RA): Jesalyn Reimann.

Grade 9 Cross Country — MVP: Ethan Piszar and Edyn Aasman. MIP: Tyler Herzberg and Riley de Wit. RA: Logan Lopaschuk and Jamie Lalor.

High School Cross Country — MVP: Robert Chauvet and Journey Flewell. MIP: Isaiah Paterson and Kierran Nagel. RA: Andrew Armstrong and Madalyn Smith.

Grade 9 Red Girls Volleyball — MVP: Lauren Trost. MIP: Selena Malenfant. RA: Delanie Gouldie.

Grade 9 Black Girls Volleyball — MVP: Edyn Aasman. MIP: Riley de Wit and Kira Weddell. RA: Jamie Lalor.

Grade 9 Boys Volleyball — MVP: Jonah Vanderleek. MIP: Selemani Nshimiyaimana. RA: Aidan Kay.

Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball — MVP: Muftaha Adair and Erika Blair. MIP: Jade Webber. RA: Apryl Wallace.

Junior Varsity Boys Volleyball — MVP: Andy Reed. MIP: Isaiah Paterson. RA: Tyler Driesen.

Senior Girls Volleyball — MVP: Kelsey Lalor. MIP: Journey Flewell. RA: Kaylee Domoney.

Senior Boys Volleyball — MVP: Ben Holmes and Reece Lehman. MIP: Chris Graham. RA: Wesley Hackl.

Curling — MVP: Justin Morlock. MIP: Robert Chauvet. RA: Sydney McMurray.

Grade 9 Red Girls Basketball — MVP: Selena Malenfant. MIP: Carla Louw. RA: Laurie L’Hirondelle.

Grade 9 White Girls Basketball — MVP: Jamie Lalor. MIP: Rachel Vandervlis. RA: Alma Kreho.

Grade 9 Red Boys Basketball — MVP: Kaidyn Puttick. MIP: Braden Potter. RA: Levi Heinrichs.

Grade 9 White Boys Basketball — MVP: Elijah Hicks. MIP: Shammar Campbell. RA: Quaid Arra.

Junior Varsity Girls Basketball — MVP: Anna Judd. MIP: Emily LeMasurier. RA: Muftaha Adair.

Junior Varsity Boys Basketball — MVP: Max Arnold. MIP: Jacob Alexander. RA: Sean Vandervlis.

Senior Girls Basketball — MVP: Kelsey Lalor. MIP: Kiera Fujimoto. RA: Hayley Lalor.

Senior Boys Basketball — MVP: Ben Pasiuk. MIP: Reece Lehman. RA: TK Kunaka.

Grade 9 Badminton — MVP: Jamie Lalor. MIP: Jordan Vienot. RA: Kisha Bushie.

Badminton — MVP: Kelsey Lalor. MIP: Kailyn Smalley. RA: Noah Loard.

Girls Handball — MVP: Lizzy Morneault. MIP: Kallie Loewen. RA: Nikki Thomas.

Boys Handball — MVP: Jeremiah Huo. MIP: Isaiah Paterson. RA: Patrick Alberts.

Tennis — MVP: Alysha Halsey and Kelsey Lalor. MIP: Everyone on the team. RA: Owen Wilson.

Girls Rugby — MVP: Nicole Baskier and Nikki Thomas. MIP: Laura Widmer. RA: Heather Ritchie and Tessa Strom.

Boys Rugby — MVP: Dawsom McCrea. MIP: Vance Lemasurier. RA: Ben Pasiuk and Connor Stalwick.

Grade 9 Track and Field — MVP: Tyler Herzberg and Jamie Lalor. Most Dedicated: Erica Dunbar. RA: Aaron Mann and Dawsin MacDonald.

Track and Field — MVP: Robert Chauvet, Haley Lalor and Kelsey Lalor. MIP: Devin Morgan and Lauren Pasiuk. RA: Andy Reed and Journey Flewell.

Boys Soccer — MVP: Reece Lehman. MIP: Obai Altiayan. RA: Josh Keim.

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