Pictured above are Sacred Heart Trojan Award winners for 2018 Gaige Thille (left) and Natalie LeBas (right). (Photo courtesy of Amanda Thille)
Sacred Heart awards athletes at annual ceremony
After an amazing year for Sacred Heart athletics, the Trojan sporting world honored its warriors in a ceremony a couple of weeks ago.
Sacred Heart teams all made strong appearances throughout the season, as the football, boy’s and girl’s basketball, baseball and softball teams found themselves in post-season play.
Along with those sports, cross-country, tennis, golf, fishing, power lifting, rodeo and track athletes from the “Land of Troy” gave tremendous performances throughout the year.
Here is a rundown of the award winners named at the athletic ceremony:
Football- Most Improved, Sam Gil; Hardest Worker, Gaige Thille; Coach’s Award, Jacob Castille.
Baseball- Most Improved, Alec Gotro; Hardest Worker, Wesley Launey; Coach’s Award, Jacob Launey.
Basketball (Boys)- Most Improved, Jack Lahaye; Hardest Worker, Sam Hollier; Coach’s Award, Gaige Thille.
Basketball (Girls)- Most Improved, Shani Fontenot; Hardest Worker, Dulcie Miller; Coach’s Award, Lauren Shipp.
Softball- Most Improved, Aubrey Foret; Hardest Worker, Karli Fontenot; Coach’s Award, Natalie LeBas.
Tennis (Boys)- Coach’s Award, Sam Gil and Vic Parks.
Tennis (Girls)- Coach’s Award, Karina Parks and Claudia Miller; Most Improved, Mary Dupre; Hardest Worker, Callie Pitre.
Golf- Most Improved, Jack Lahaye; Hardest Worker, Seth Lafleur; Coach’s Award, Spencer Thibodeaux.
Cross Country (Boys)- Hardest Worker, Dawson Buller; Most Improved, Dreu Fontenot; Coach’s Award, Lucas Kincannon.
Cross Country (Girls)- Hardest Worker, Brook Soileau; Most Improved, Sarah Lawson; Coach’s Award, Kathryn Bergeron.
Rodeo- State Qualifiers- Gavin Soileau- Steer Wrestling and Team Roping; Grant Soileau- Steer Wrestling and Team Roping; Brad Hesnor- Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling and Team Roping; Payton Floyed- Goat tying
Trojan Award- Gaige Thille, Natalie LeBas