Sunday, December 2, 2018

ECCC Student-Athletes Honored at Fall Sports Awards Banquet

Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s 2018 Fall Sports Awards Banquet held Nov. 29 in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.

East Central Community College football players honored at the 2018 Fall Sports Awards Banquet held on the campus in Decatur include (front row, from left) sophomore quarterback Mario Asagunla of Hillcrest Christian High School in Jackson, Luke 2:52 Award; sophomore offensive lineman Ethan McMullan of Newton County, Scholar-Athlete Award and MACJC First Team All-State Offense; sophomore defensive back Keonte’ Daniels of Noxapater, MACJC First Team All-State Defense and NJCAA First Team All-Region 23; and sophomore linebacker V.J. Swanier of Pass Christian, Defensive Captain Award; and (back row, from left) sophomore offensive lineman Connor Breland of Union, Most Improved Offensive Player Award; sophomore running back James Smith III of Velma Jackson in Canton, Offensive Captain Award; sophomore linebacker Kendrick Abney of Sylva Bay Academy and Heidelberg, Most Improved Defensive Player Award; freshman wide receiver Jaylen Zachery of Thurgood Marshall in Dayton, Ohio, MACJC First Team All-State Offense; and freshman defensive lineman Alvin Dempsey III of Port St. Joe, Fla., MACJC First-Team All-State Defense. (EC Photo)