The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Varsity Sports Banquet was held Tuesday, May 14 and recognized all student-athletes competing on the varsity level as Pirates and Lady Pirates.
Four awards recognizing five RFHS student-athletes were given out toward the end of the banquet.
The first and second award given out was the RFHS Pirate and Lady Pirate Fighting Heart award. The award recognizes the student for exemplifying what it means to have the spirit and heart of an RFHS Fighting Pirate.
Senior Will Smith was the 2018-19 Pirate Fighting Heart recipient.
Smith played varsity football and track and field in his last season as a Pirate.
Sophomore Mikey Dominguez was the 2018-19 Lady Pirate Fighting Heart recipient.
Dominguez played varsity softball and track and field in her second season as a Lady Pirate.
The third and fourth award given was for the Overall Pirate and Lady Pirate most valuable player (MVP).
Junior Allie Manson was named the 2018-19 Overall Lady Pirate MVP.
Manson played pivotal roles on the varsity volleyball and soccer team, earning First Team All-District honors in both sports and Academic All-District honors.
Seniors Carter McKee and Chase Rios were named 2018-19 Overall Pirate Co-MVP’s.
McKee participated in varsity track and field, qualifying for the State Track Meet in the 300-meter hurdles.
Rios played a big role on the varsity football team as the teams’ most explosive player on offense. He was named the districts’ Offensive Player of the Year and was an Academic All-District selection.