The coaches nominated the athletes and you voted online to pick our male and female athletes of the month for August. Congratulations to John Watson and Chloe Kinnnebrew on being selected as the Longhorns male and female athletes of the month. Here is what they did in the month of August to earn this honor.
Female Athlete of the Month:
Chloe Kinnebrew – Softball – Chloe is a sophomore starting Varsity at 3rd base and catcher. With 50 at bats, she has 30 hits, 14 RBI’s, 5 doubles, 1 triple, and 3 home runs. In the field Chloe is leading the team with a .980 fielding percentage and 2 double plays. She is a key player on our team by being able to work anywhere on the in-field and behind the plate when needed.
Male Athlete of the Month:
John Watson – Football – John has been one of our most productive players on defense in addition to playing on multiple special teams units. He not only leads the team in tackles totaling 74 in 5 games, but he has 26 more than the next highest player in the region!! John has had an outstanding first half of the season helping lead our defense while playing one of the most physically demanding positions on the field at a very high level. He has earned Team Defensive Player of the Week 4 times and has also been recognized by the staff and been given the Gladiator Award once. The Gladiator Award is a weekly award that recognizes a team member that has demonstrated his commitment to the team, to service and to excellence on and off the field.
Each of these student athletes received a certificate, Under Armour bag, goodie basket, and a free meal at the Johns Creek Longhorns. Be on the look out for our next poll to see who will be the September Athletes of the Month.