The Benton Junior High coaching staff recently presented awards to members of the 2018 Freshman Panther football team.
Inductees into the Benton Junior High Hall of Fame: Cain Simmons (66 tackles, 7 interceptions, 189 yards receiving, 3 touchdowns), Gianni Vannucci (63 of 105 passing for 1,096 yards, 529 yards rushing, 12 touchdowns), Casey Johnson (785 yards rushing, 150 yards receiving, 8 touchdowns, 25 tackles), and Andre Lane (534 yards receiving, 161 yards rushing, 9 touchdowns, 17 tackles).
This year’s recipients of the Freddie Rhinehart Panther Pride Award: Beau Wright (60 tackles, 7 tackles-for-loss), Andrew Armstrong (55 tackles, 14 tackles-for-loss) and Gage Ashalintubbi (11 tackles, fumble recovery – before his season was cut short due to injury).
Also honored to the first ever “Sco Squad” Award for outstanding effort on the scout team squad in practice: Chase Boardman, Bridger Daniel, Christian Doyle, Parker Stone, and Asa Upton.
Congratulations to these 2018 Freshman Panthers on their award-winning season.