It was a Knight to remember
KYABRAM Knights Soccer Club held their presentation night on September 15 at Hurley’s Hotel with more than 120 people attending.
Participation medallions were presented to all players in Under 6, Under 7 and Under 10 teams. All volunteer coaches and team managers were acknowledged for their time and dedication given to their individuals, teams and the club throughout the season.
The club said it was a successful season with both Under 12 and Under 15 teams making it to their respective grand finals.
Kyabram Knights thanked the ongoing support of local businesses including Hurley’s Hotel, Kyabram Bakery, Tony’s Pizza, Bakers Delight and Kyabram Pizza and Pasta for sponsorship this season.
The vote count for Under 12 and Under 15 took place with the following results:
Best and fairest: Darcy Ferlauto.
Runner-up best and Luke McDonald. Coaches award: Joshua Hayes. Most improved: Zander Newham. fairest:
Best and fairest: Mason Hamilton.
Runner-up best and fairest: Zac Ferlauto.
Most improved: Aidan Armstrong.
Two club awards were also presented on the night.
The Jenni Lawson Memorial Award: In memory of Jenni Lawson, one of the founding members of the club, who passed away in 2015. This trophy is an encouragement award where each coach award: Liam selects one player from their team who fits the following criteria:
Tried their best all year; attended training sessions consistently and listened to their coach; has been a good team player; encouraging all their teammates throughout the year on and off the field; and may be a player who has shown improvement throughout the year.
The nominees were as follows. Under 6: Aiden Greiner. Under 7 Red: Thomas Barnard. Under 7 Black: Xavier Dodos. Under 10: Ethan Greiner. Under 12: Zander Newham. Under 15: Bailey McCabe.
The winner Barnard.
The second award was the Antonio DePasquale Memorial Award, which Callum Leocata won.
Callum has been playing with the Kyabram Knights for seven years. As well as playing, he has volunteered his time to coach the junior teams the past two years.
He was nominated for the Jenni Lawson Memorial Award two years in a row and is well liked by his peers, teammates and coaches alike.
The Kyabram Knights said Callum is a wonderful member of the club who has a great club mentality and always puts others first. was Thomas
The Jennie Lawson Memorial Award nominees - Aiden Greiner, Thomas Barnard (winner), Xavier Dodos, Ethan Greiner, Zander Newham and Bailey McCabe.
Under 12 trophy winners - Zander Newham, Luke McDonald, Darcy Ferlauto and Joshua Hayes.
Under 15 trophy winners - Liam Scopelliti, Zac Ferlauto, Mason Hamilton and Aiden Armstrong.
Antonio DePasquale Award recipient Callum Leocata (middle) with three of Antonio’s grandsons who presented the award, from left, Ashton, Alby (front) and Antony DePasquale.