WECSSAA all-stars: Holy Names grab two awards, eight all-stars selections

The Holy Names Fighting Knights nabbed two major honours as the Windsor-Essex County Secondary School Athletic Association (WECSSAA) recently announced Tier 1 football all-stars and award winners.

Two-way player Carson Ouellette was named the league’s Defensive MVP.  The 5’10, 170 pound player played at both the defensive back and running back positions for the Fighting Knights.  Teammate Dakoda Shepley was chosen as the league’s Lineman of the Year.  The 6’6, 280 pound standout played at the offensive tackle position for the Fighting Knights.

Herman Green Griffins running back Jaydon Gauthier was selected as the league’s Offensive MVP.  Meanwhile, the Cardinal Carter Cougars were named Coaching Staff of the Year.

The Fighting Knights led the way in all-star selections by fielding eight players on the list.

Here is a complete list of WECSAA award winners and Tier 1 all-stars:


OFFENSIVE MVP: Jaydon Gauthier, RB, Herman
DEFENSIVE MVP: Carson Ouellette, DB/RB, Holy Names
LINEMAN OF THE YEAR: Dakoda Shepley, OT, Holy Names
COACHING STAFF OF THE YEAR: Cardinal Carter Cougars

Omar Hayes-Williams, WR, Massey
Kyle Moynahan, TE, Holy Names
Adam Phillips, C, Amherst
Malcolm Thompson, WR, Holy Names
Dayne Lesperance, DT, Holy Names
Max Reiner, DB/WR, Amherst
Robert Herzog, DB, Holy Names
Adam Slikboer, DL, Cardinal Carter
Dylan Del Papa, LB/WR, Villanova
Dakoda Shepley, OT, Holy Names
Robert Dundara, DB, Villanova
Amari Ellsworth, DL, Essex
Jacob Benson, OL, Cardinal Carter
Jack Chanko, LB, Massey
Anthony Bontorin, QB, Holy Names
Daniel Younan, OL, Holy Names
Mat Van Dijk, OL, Essex
Carson Ouellette, DB/RB, Holy Names

(Photo Credit:  Jaydon Gauthier photo (Top) courtesy of Nick Brancaccio – the Windsor Star)


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