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Sammy Green of Marquette Catholic and Kaylee Eaton of Civic Memorial received player of the year honors in the boys and girls divisions, respectively, on Sunday at the 73rd annual Gallatin Players of the Year Banquet at the Best Western Premier Hotel in Alton.
Eaton became the fifth CM player in the last eight seasons to earn girls player of the year honors. Green became the third Marquette player in the last five seasons to receive the boys player of the year award.
Eaton also received the girls' free-throw award, while Isaiah Ervin of the Explorers won the
Sportsmanship awards were given to the Roxana boys team and East Alton-Wood River girls squad.
The banquet featured a speech from Dr. Ed Hightower, who worked as
The awards banquet honors the five Riverbend schools – Alton, Marquette Catholic, Civic Memorial, EA-WR
ALTON EXCHANGE CLUB/GALLATIN PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
2018 – Sammy Green of Marquette Catholic and Kaylee Eaton of CM
2017 – Maurice Edwards of Alton and Allie Troeckler of CM
2016 – Shandon Boone of Marquette Catholic and Allie Troeckler of CM
2015 – Darrius Edwards of Alton and Allie Troeckler of CM
2014 – Deion Lavender of Marquette Catholic and Megan Trost of CM
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2004 — Nick Certa of Marquette Catholic
2003 — Nick Certa of Marquette Catholic
2000 — Michelle Beiermann of Marquette Catholic
1999 — Kendra Snyder of Marquette Catholic
1998 — Tony Certa of Marquette Catholic
1995 — Erica Oge of Marquette Catholic
1994 — Amie
1992 - Brad Bohannon of Marquette Catholic
1988 - Steve Mason of Marquette Catholic