On March 9th Pine Eagle held the winter sports banquet. All the wrestlers and basketball players came with their parents to receive awards. The banquet started with everyone eating some pizza made by Rachelle Robinette and goodies that were brought by the sports players.
The wrestlers started with head coach, Itsy Tannaka, talking a little about the season, then he went on to call the boys up individually to the front. Assistant coach Mitch Butler presented the boys there awards and Itsy then talked a little about each boy and their accomplishments throughout the season. The team had four of the five wrestlers go to state and one placed in State. Itsy said he is sorry to see his two seniors, Blake Butler and River Colnot, go, but he is excited for next season with this years younger three, Joseph Aguilar, Brandon Roe, Red Colnot and next year's new freshman!
The girls basketball team was next with head coach, Robert thorn inviting all the girls to the front. He went on to talk a little about how the season went. He then called on each girl individually. The assistant coach, Becca Miller gave them their awards and Robert talked some about each player. Robert said “by looking at the rankings you would see that the girls didn’t win any games, but what you didn’t see was how the girls had improved every game and the dedication they put into the game no matter the score!”
The boys basketball team went last. Head coach, Roger Guilick called on the boys individually and talked about each one telling funny little stories about them. Assistant coach, Joseph Farley presented the boys their awards. Roger said he was hoping for a better season, but he was proud the boys. With no seniors this year he will be have the same team and younger boys coming into high school next year he is looking forward to the next season!