Track and field: Wales, Fuller earn MVP honors from A-B-E
Ashby-Brandon-Evansville awards sophomore and freshman its top honor.
The Ashby-Brandon-Evansville track and field program gave out seasonal awards to certain team members following the conclusion of the 2022 season.
Leading the way in the awards were sophomore Lucea Wales and freshman Micah Fuller, who won the Most Valuable Athlete awards.
Wales was an all-state athlete by making the finals in three events (long jump, 300m hurdles and 200m dash) at the state meet at St. Michael-Albertville High School. At the state meet, Wales finished third in the 300m hurdles, seventh in the 200m dash and eighth place in the long jump. Wales also won A-B-E’s Heart of a Champion Award.
At the Section 6A boys meet, Fuller finished 11th in the 110m hurdles and 13th 300m hurdles.
Eighth-grader Kaleb Fuglseth was named the most improved athlete on the boys team, while senior Katrina Buchholz earned the award on the girls side. Buchholz finished in eighth place at the section meet in the discus throw.
On the boys side, sophomore Logan Haburn took home the team’s Heart of a Champion Award and the Newcomer of the Year Award. At the section meet, Haburn finished seventh in the 100m dash and 14th in the 200m dash.
Seventh-graderHope Rovang was the winner of the newcomer of year award for the girls team.