It was a Knight to re­mem­ber

Kyabram Free Press - - SPORT - By Lach­lan Durl­ing

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:

Un­der 12

Best and fairest: Darcy Fer­lauto.

Run­ner-up best and Luke Mc­Don­ald. Coaches award: Joshua Hayes. Most im­proved: Zan­der Ne­wham. fairest:

Un­der 15

Best and fairest: Ma­son Hamil­ton.

Run­ner-up best and fairest: Zac Fer­lauto.

Coaches Scopel­liti.

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.

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