Athletes recognized by UPMC Susquehanna

Local high school students receive Champions Cup and Perseverance Awards

UPMC Susquehanna Sports Medicine recently recognized and celebrated student athletes from 18 partnering school districts at the 2019 Champions Cup and Student Athletic Perseverance Awards. Student athletes, their family members, and school representatives were invited to attend.

“Our team is honored to serve student athletes, coaches, and athletic directors in our local school districts by providing sports medicine services to keep the athletes performing to the best of their abilities,” said Michael Ludwikowski, outreach athletic training supervisor, UPMC Susquehanna. “We take pride in serving athletes across the region and have created a friendly competition among area schools through this award. Congratulations to all of the schools and student athletes for their performances this year.”

The 2019 Champions Cup was awarded to Loyalsock Township High School. Thanks to a donation from Collins Sports Medicine, the school also received a $500 gift certificate for athletic training supplies.

Student Athlete Perseverance Awards were presented to one athlete from each participating school selected by their certified athletic trainer, for perseverance in overcoming an injury to return to play during the school year.

Student Athlete Perseverance Awards were presented to:

Aidan Hauser — Wellsboro High School, Football and Track and Field.

Austin Soltesz — Warrior Run High School, Football, Basketball, Soccer and Track and Field.

Brayden Strouse — Montgomery Area High School, Football and Baseball.

Cameron Fiester — Sullivan County High School, Soccer.

Derek Atherton-Ely — Canton High School, Football.

Derek Gee — Loyalsock Township High School, Football, Basketball and Baseball.

Faith Reed — St. John Neumann Regional Academy, Basketball.

Gable Crebs — Montoursville Area High School, Wrestling.

Garrett David — North Penn-Mansfield High School, Football and Basketball.

Gracie Snyder — Liberty High School, Soccer and Track and Field.

Jade Cordrey — Hughesville High School, Basketball and Softball.

Julie Green — Bucktail High School, Cheerleading, Basketball and Softball.

Kaylee Sargent — Williamson High School, Volleyball and Softball.

Mallory Eck — Central Mountain High School, Volleyball, Basketball and Softball.

Riley Hilner — Williamsport Area High School, Baseball, Wrestling, and Basketball.

Sasha McGonigle — Muncy High School, Basketball and Soccer.

Spencer Karasek — South Williamsport High School, Basketball and Tennis.

Theodore Madison — Cowanesque Valley High School, Football and Track and Field.

For more information, visit UPMCSusquehanna.org/ChampionsCup.

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