WAXAHACHIE — The Lady Warriors of Finley Junior High were honored for their 2016-17 accomplishments during an end-of-the-year banquet Thursday, April 20.

"The banquet was such a success," said Finley JH girls coordinator Lola Evans. "It was so good getting to see the girls all dressed up and seeing the parents enjoying themselves."

Superlatives

Cross Country

Most Valuable runner: Charley Hearron

Fighting heart: Nicole Holmberg

Most improved: (7th) Cori Morgan (8th) Autumn Wells

Heart of the Team: Ellinor Bearden 

Volleyball

7th Grade

Most Improved: Kylee Square

Offensive Player of the Year: Brooklyn Baskin

Defensive Player of the Year: Cori Morgan

Fighting Heart Award: Lillie Loose

8th Grade

Most Improved: Desiree Davis

Offensive Player of the Year: MaKinzie Audley

Defensive Player of the Year: Angel Garfias

Fighting Heart Award: Kaylen Harding

Basketball

7th Grade

Most Improved: Sapphire Taylor-Medina

Offensive Player of the Year: Cierra Washington

Defensive Player of the Year: Amya Southern

Fighting Heart Award: Nicole Holmberg 

8th Grade

Most Improved: Katherine Marquez

Co-Offensive Player of the Year: Jessica Wakefield

Co-Offensive Player of the Year: Courtney King

Defensive Player of the Year: Jasey Crenshaw

Fighting Heart Award: Kendalyn Harrison

Track

7th Grade

Most Improved: Pricilla Anciso

MVP of Track & Field: Ella Brown

Fighting Heart Award: Charley Hearron

8th Grade

Most Improved: Leslie Rico

MVP of Track & Field: Ella Brewer

Fighting Heart Award: Zoe Reown

Inspirational & Warrior Pride

7th Grade

Inspirational Award: Cierra Washington (This award is voted on by the athlete’s.)

Warrior Pride Award: Brooklyn Baskin

8th Grade

Inspirational Award: Kendalyn Harrison (This award is voted on by the athlete’s.)

Warrior Pride Award: Bailey Ballard

Program Assistant: Bella Errisuriz