Bearcats home for preseason game
The Grays Harbor Bearcats will host the Renton Ravens in a preseason semi-pro football game April 6 at Stewart Field. The kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.
The Bearcats will face the Vancouver Vipers in Portland for their Pacific Football League opener April 13 in Portland. Grays Harbor will return home April 20 to face the Portland Raiders in a league contest at Stewart Field.
Grays Harbor has also been selected to host the PFL championship game in late July, Bearcats co-owner Chris Raffelson reported.
Montesano athletes honored
Layne Bruner, Megan Choate, Bobbi Fry and Anthony Louthan received some of the top awards at Montesano High School winter sports awards dinners. Major awards:
Boys Basketball: MVP — Layne Bruner. Mr. Defense — Ben Ohashi. Inspirational — Zack Nelson. Most Improved — Richard Smith. Most Dedicated — Ben Ohashi. War Dogs — Ben Ohashi, Kody Usher. Coaches Award — Zack Nelson. All-Academic — Shad Rogers, Ben Ohashi, Zack Nelson, Jeff Varness, Evan Bialkowsky, Matthew Jensen. JV MVP — Kyler Landry. JV Mr. Defense — Evan Bialkowsky. JV Inspirational — Nate Chapman. JV Most Improved — Robert Auman. JV Most Dedicated — Logan Truax. JV Coaches Award — Kyler Landry. C Squad MVP — Cole Nelson. C Squad Mr. Defense — Maguire Cavanaugh. C Squad Inspirational — Connor Roy. C Squad Most Improved — Colton Johansson. C Squad Most Dedicated — Hutton Napier. C Squad Coaches Award — Jake Herzog.
Girls Basketball: MVP — Megan Choate and Bobbi Fry. Best Defense — Myranda Floch. Most Improved — Myranda Floch. Inspirational — Megan Choate. Captains — Mackinzie Malizia, Justine Nuckols, Megan Choate. All-Academic — Tianna Schurr, Justine Nuckols, Megan Choate, Bobbi Fry, Andrea Ostwald, Cortney Miller, Kasie Kloempken. JV MVP — Makenzi Howard and Hannah Jensen. JV Best Defense — Alexis Schupbach and Tinna Schurr. JV Most Improved — Sydney Potter. JV Inspirational — Ashley Walters.
Wrestling: Kenichi Kanno Outstanding Wrestler Award — Anthony Louthan. Coaches Award — Ben O’Brien. Most Dedicated — Cristian Gutierrez. Most Improved — Matthew Overbey. All-Academic — Dakota Jefferson, Anthony Louthan, Elliot Mendenhall, Luke Peoples, Matthew Peoples.