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THE PONCHATOULA TIMI=, MAY 23, 1985. PAGE St. Joseph Boosters honor young athletes Staff Report The St. Joseph Booster's Club hon- ed the I/,of St. Joseph School ng a special family day at Yogi Bear Imp in Robert on Sunday. lmbers of the highly-active club Icted Joey Berthelot president for the ng year, after Lenny Miller an- ed he would step down from the ncv after three years at the helm. was given a special award for start- llvollevball, baseball anH softball t St ,_h and leading the drive to buy for all teams. ,,El d to serve with Berthelot were: President Wayne Foster; Secretary Treas., Inez Miller; Debbie Berthelot, iression Chair.; Gwen Lee. Door t11 . Carol Vitter was honored for her as secretary-treasurer with a nt and a plaque. AWards were mesented by Coaches Buddy Pugh and Lenny Miller, as well as by Mrs. Lydia Palisi, who announced the award winners in volleyball. Pugh, who has coached softball and girls and boys basketball, appeared to be still reconsidering his decision not to coach for another season, good news for parents in the Boosters Club who can't help but admire his winning style and character-building approach to coaching. He mesented his own surprise award of appreciation to his wife Carolyn. In the absence of Coach Roxanne Quinn, Mrs. Lydia Palisi announced trophy winners in volleyball. Jennifer Reyes won Most Valuable Player in that sport. Other award winners were team members: Renee Zimmerman (team captain), Anna McMahon (Most Improved), Kim Huszar (Best Sportsmanship), Amy Palisi (Best Defensive Player), Monee Byers (Best Offensive Player), Hope i Palisi (Most Promising), and: Briagette Neal, Stephanie David, Jan Howes, Bliss McMahon, Kami Murry, Michelle Alexander, Theresa Daniels, and Leslie Schaff. Coach Pugh made the following awards in Girl's Softball and in Girls Basketball and Boys Basketball: Winning Most Outstanding awards in Girl's Softball were Amy Palisi and Tammy McCrory, who were joined at the awards table by fellow players who won awards: Deborah Pugh, Alyson Lee, Monee Byers, Tiffany Arbour, Anna Mc- Mahon, Colt Fisher, Michelle Garaudy, Janis Ryan, Valerie Kraft, Xheiarine Labourdette, Leigh-Ann Martino, Hope Palisi, Tammy Tucker, Sandy Schanz- bach, Jan Howes, Renee' Zimmer- man, Th--esa Daniels, Tracey Watts, Les|ey Schaff, Leslie Morgan, Geri Lane Mclntvre. and Bliss McMahon ," Taking time to say a kiqd word or deliver an amusing anecdote about each player, Coach Pugh went on to give his award presentations to the girls basketball team. Deborah Pugh and Alyson Lee shared the spotlight and were each awarded Best All Around Player. Tammy McCrory won the Most Hustle award, while Amy Palisi took Best Defense honors. Other trophy winners were: Anna McMahon, Stephanie David, and Monee Byers. Boys Basketball awards included a split decision on Best All Around Player between Lance Vitter and Jason Adams, with Best Defense awards going to Kevin Darouse and Best Of- fense honors goinq to Jay Adams. ,lson l-osier was named Most Promising, with Most Hustle honors going to Lester Richoux. Accepting the award for Most Dedicated Player was Jo Shane Boudreaux. Other award winners were: Lenny Miller, Terry Hall, Clay Thompson, Paul Jackson, Lonnie Braun and Darryl Falcon. Ernest Lemoine and Ottie Ernst won high praise from Boys' Baseball Coach Lenny Miller for assisting him during the season. Team members also were honored by their coach for turninq a three year old  /s  Award winning athletes who received awards the PHS Spring Athletic are as follows: (bottom left) Poweil, Jackson-Vaughan Best Award; Joe Neal, Rotary s choice for the Most Improved player; Jenny Flint, the roved Tennis player; Sherry the Jaycee's choice as the Valuable Girl on the tennis k; Pat Miller, Kiwanis Club's as the Best Gloveman on the team; Craig Perriloux, selection and Jeremy Robinson who also was awarded the Booster Club Sportsmanship Award in baseball; (back row) Brett Chatelain, Jaycee's selection as the Most Valuable Boy on the tennis team; Asa Faulkner, winner of both the W.J. Thibodeaux Best Hitter Award and Louis Layrisson's Most Valuable Player Award on the baseball team; Clem McKay, first winner of the Judge Dufreche Best Pitcher Award; Jeff Darouse, Booster Club's choice for the Sportsmanship Award in track; Joe Frazier, the Most Valuable Team Member of the track team; Scott Kupper, second winner of the Judge Dufreche Best Pitcher Award; Raffaei Neai, named the Outstanding Defensiveman in basketball by the Ponchatoula Homestead and Timmy Disher, winner of the Lavigne Most aluable Player Award in Basketball and honorable menUon on the baseball team. (Times Photo by Duane Harris) Club's Soortsmanshin Award P. H.S. players Honored By DUANE E. HARRIS elgin year clistrict playoff record held by Dufrene received recognition. Sports Editor 1 didn't win anything,' and if think then you didn't get out of athletics this year," coach Bobby Hebert during track awards presentation Thurs- ay 16 in the Ponchatoula Jaycee where over 60 athletes were duly for their efforts in tennis, baseball, basketball and junior sports. year was new to a lot of the players in basketball. We had 6-18 season but the a lot. Take for example rally with Amite. We were six points of the district champs. few bad breaks lost us the game Neal) was so high on himself. He that he had scored con- like he did," said coach Steve shortly before the basketball )resentation. Perriloux was awarded the looster Club Sportsmanship Raffel Neal took the Pan- Homestead Defensive Player hands down: Joe Neal was s the team's most improved by the Ponchatoula Rotary Club my Disher was honored as the Valuable Player with the Award the awards presentation. Chris Foster. Darron Lan- Clem McKay. Jarold Partier. Rock, Paul Uter and Bradley were recognized for their par- ughout the season. there were plenty of good- ibes exchanged, such as: it or not, the '85 baseball Was responsible for breaking the Coach Greg Marten. In addition Marten was not thrown out of the game at all this past season, which is only the second time for Mar- ten in his career at PHS. Those superior players who were recognized as the All-District selections were Asa Faulkner, short stop; Scott Kupper, pitcher and Pat Miller, catcher. Making honorable mention were Timmy Disher, Steve Hebert, Clem McKay and Jererny Robinson. "We had a tough time this year figuring out who led in any one position for the awards because there were so many who averaged the same. Whether it be pitching, batting average or field percentages," spoke coach Marten who was backed by JV coach Tommy Bolton. Recognized for their endurance, stamina and agility were: Jeremy Robinson. who received the PHS Booster Club Sportsmanship Award; Clem McKay and Scott Kupper, who together tied for the udge Dufreche Best Pitcher Award; Asa Faulkner took the W.J. "Bootsy" Thibodeaux Best Hitter Award; the Kiwanis Club's Best Gloveman Award went to Pat Miller, and Asa Faulkner added to his awards the Louis Layrisson MVP Award. Recognized for athletic participation were Timmy Beyl, John Brown, Mike Cooper, Doug Cowart, Timmy Disher, Chris Foster, Ben Harrison, Steve Hebert, Mike Hutches, Lance Hutson, Pat Vicknair and Kevin Wells. JV Coach Tommy Bolton com- mended Coach Marten for the team's accomplishments before announcing the JV team's outstanding athletes: Darryl Allen, Darron Landry, Johnny Settoon, Shane Stewart and Shane "Through thick and thin these guys went a long way together," commented tennis coach Lawrence Thompson shortly before his comical-yet-dramatic awards presentation to his team of only nine players. "It was tough for these guys. The little freshman faced enor- mous odds against teams with the finest facilities and coaches and never com- plained," added Thompson. Brett Chatelain finished as the only male tennis player to wm an award. SEE PAGE TWO Tangi Lifetime Pools 12 Years in the area  Installations  Supplies Ilow 2-3 ks a ---we "" Repairs Lionel Barrett \\;'lOr2 - 386-6114 THIRllEE ball club into a winning one, with each successive year seeing St. Joseph get progressively stronger. 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