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Sports Awards Winners At Crivitz High School
Issue Date: May 31, 2018
Crivitz-The major sports awards winners for the 2017-2018 school year from Crivitz High School were announced at the annual Spring Sports Banquet held on Wednesday May 23.
The winner of Crivitz High School's most prestigious sports honor, the Pete Banaszak Award, were Michael Retza and Taylor Bemis. In order to win the award, an athlete had to have participated in 3 sports during all four years of high school, be recognized on all-conference, and must have earned at least 8 letters during those four years.
Retza was a 4-year letter winner in football and earned all-conference honors his junior and senior years including 1st Team All-Conference linebacker in 2017. In wrestling, he was a 4-year letter winner earning 1st Team All-Conference for three years and All-Conference Honorable Mention as a freshman. Retza was also a 4 time regional champion in wrestling. In track, he was a four-year letter winner qualifying for sectionals in all four years and earned his first state appearance in the pole vault in 2018.
Taylor Bemis was a three-year letter winner in volleyball and was part of this past year's undefeated conference championship squad. In basketball, Bemis earned three letters, was an all-conference honorable mention selection in basketball as a junior and was a team captain as a senior. In track, she was a four-year letter winner and a three time sectional qualifier in multiple events.
Winning the American Legion Award were Jakob Voss and Annabelle Kosmecki. Voss was a 2 year letter winner in football and a 4 year letter winner in basketball and baseball. He was a 1st Team All-Conference selection in football and basketball as a senior. Kosmecki played four years of volleyball, basketball, and track earning a total of 8 letters.
The winners of the Wolverine Backers' Award were Charlie Johnsen and Abigail Barley. Johnsen was a 4 year letter winner in football and baseball and was a 3 year letter winner in basketball. Johnsen earned 1st Team All-Conference honors in football as a senior. Barley lettered in volleyball for 3 years, basketball for one year, in softball for one year, and golf for two years. Barley earned 1st Team All-Conference accolades in volleyball as a senior.
Finally, the winners of the Wolverine Sports Booster Awards in the following sports were: Boys Cross Country Travis Giese, Girls Cross Country Lexi Schroeder, Volleyball Taylor Kaldenberg and Allison Zorn, Football Travis Kudick, Cheerleading David Neering, Dance Grace Mertz, Wrestling Michael Retza, Boys Basketball Travis Giese, Girls Basketball Lexi Oyer, Girls Track Jayden Atwood, Boys Track Travis Kudick, Baseball Vinnie Jopek, and Golf Shane Bauer.