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CHS trio Senior Athletes of the Year

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When the trio of Jack Eaton, Shelby Bullock and Marney Sisson don their uniforms, the maroon and gold canít look any better.

Although their physical attributes are obvious, itís the passion and hard work they exhibit during every minute of every event and practice that sets them apart.

Thatís why each of them was named a CHS Senior Athlete of the Year at the 2019 Spring Sports awards Program on Wednesday night.

Eaton won seven varsity letters in basketball and soccer, while also earning eight scholar-athlete awards.

In soccer, Eaton was named Indiana Mr. Soccer, was the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association Player of the Year and the Duneland Athletic Conference MCP after leading the Trojans to the 2018 state title.

An All-District and All-State selection in soccer, Eaton was a member of two DAC championship teams, three sectional title teams, two regional champions and two semi-state champions. He was also a member of the state runner-up team in 2010.

In basketball, Eaton served as a captain on the 2019 boys sectional championship team and led the team in free throw percentage.

Bullock won six varsity letters in track and cross country and earned eight scholar-athlete awards.

In track, Bullock was the team MVP as a sophomore and junior, while winning the DAC 3200 meter title. She was also a regional and state qualifier in the 3200.

In cross country, Bullock was a three-time MVP and the school-record holder in the 5K. The DAC MVP as a senior, she was also all-conference and all-state.

Sisson won eight varsity letters soccer, basketball and softball and earned 12 scholar-athlete awards.

A three-sport athlete all three years at CHS, Sisson was named to the all-DAC team in basketball, while also being named MVP. She also earned the sportsmanship, most improved and leading rebounder awards in basketball during her career.

In softball, Sisson was a member of sectional championship teams and has earned the sportsmanship and mental attitude awards for the Trojans.

In soccer, she was named most improved as a senior.

CHS Athleric Director Garry Nallenweg also honored three-sport athletes on Wednesday night.

Those athletes included freshmen Carley Jo Balas (soccer, track, basketball), Chad Berdine (football, wrestling, track), Madison Cowger (volleyball, basketball, softball), Evan Dickinson (football, basketball, track), Aubree Gentry (cross country, basketball, track), Jordan Hughes (football, basketball, track), Chris Mullen (football, basketball, baseball), Owen Pilarski (cross country, basketball, golf), Emily Richardson (soccer, basketball, track), Evan Smilgius (tennis, basketball, golf), Luke Stento (football, wrestling, track) and Christopher Tsampis (soccer, basketball, track).

Sophomores were Nalani Malackowski (cross country, basketball, track), Sophia Raffin (cross country, basketball, track) and Kaitlyn Van Kley (cross country, swimming, track).

Juniors included Sydney Balas (soccer, basketball, track) and Ashley Craycraft (volleyball, basketball, track).

Seniors were Caitlyn Bogue (soccer, gymnastics, track), Hailee Ellenwood (golf, gymnastics, tennis) and Marney Sisson (soccer/volleyball, basketball and softball).



Posted 5/23/2019




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