The results for FHC Sports Report’s Top Fives from fall sports are in. Thank you to all who voted, and congratulations to our winners. Check back for our next round of Top Fives at the conclusion of winter sports.
Best Clutch Moment: Joe Robertson – a goal in the last 30 seconds to give the JV soccer team a 3-2 win over Lowell.
Most Entertaining Game: Varsity football vs Grandville – a one-point loss to Grandville 37-36 in the third week of the season.
Best Dynamic Duo: Cully Herbert and Ali Azeem – two doubles for the boys varsity tennis team, advanced to the Regional quarterfinals.
Toughest Loss: Varsity Football vs. West Ottawa – a double-overtime, 42-41 loss on a trick play in week two.
Biggest Upset: Boys varsity soccer vs. Rockford – after losing to Rockford in the regular season, the boys varsity soccer team beat the Rams in the District quarterfinals 1-0 with a goal from senior Alec Norris.
Best Individual Performance: Emily Johnson qualifying for States – earned State-qualifying times in the 100-yard Breaststroke (1:09.02) at the MISCA Meet and in the 50-yard Freestyle (25.22) at the Conference Meet.
Best Underclassman: Sophie Shields – Volleyball – averaged 5 kills and 3.5 digs per game, with a season-high 12 kills in one game as a freshman on varsity.
Best Breakout Season: Boys varsity tennis – returned very few varsity players but placed second in the Conference and Regional Tournaments and eleventh in the State Tournament.
Best Senior: Jessica Schellenboom – Girls Swim and Dive – consistently placed first in the 200- and 500-yard Freestyles, as well as contributing to powerful 200- and 400-yard Freestyle Relays.
Best Unsung Hero: Kyler Williams – first-year goalie for the boys varsity soccer team, saved roughly 150 goals this season and was key to many wins that contributed to the team’s overall 10-8-1 record.
Best Under the Radar: Freshman football – suffered only one loss on the road to Grandville and took the OK White conference title with an 8-1 record.