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05.17.2021College GeneralSports

SANFORD - Central Carolina Community College has announced its athletic award recipients for the 2020-2021 school year.

Here is a list of all award winners:

Men's Basketball - JT Conwell - Sanford, N.C. (Cougar of the Year), Montell Moore - Fayetteville, N.C. (MVP), Camaron Womble - Raleigh, N.C. (Sophomore of the Year), Derek Gardner - Hampstead, N.C. (Freshman of the Year), Josh Bell - Maxton, N.C. (Coach's Award). Derek Gardner and Montell Moore also received National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region Honorable Mention honors.

Women's Basketball - Jaliyah Howard - Brunswick, Ga. (MVP), Kaiyan Padilla - Denver, Colo. (Coach's Award), Tesha Brewer - Wingate, N.C. (Defensive Player of the Year), Kayle Mejia - Sanford, N.C. (Sportsmanship Award).

Golf - Lee Bass - Dunn, N.C. (MVP), Gabriel Osborne - Sanford, N.C. (Coach's Award), Cole McBurnett - Sanford, N.C. (Best Newcomer).

Volleyball - Taylor Rosser - Broadway, N.C. (Player of the Year), Grace McAllister - Raleigh, N.C. (MVP), Pristina Tabon - Sanford, N.C. (Coach's Award), Jalonni Gadist - Fayetteville, N.C. (Best Defensive Player), Breighanna Hobbs - Coats, N.C. (Best Offensive Player), Lily Bonner - Sanford, N.C. (Freshman of the Year). The CCCC volleyball team won the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 10 Division III championship. Taylor Rosser was the Region 10 Division III Player of the Year. Rosser, along with Lily Bonner and Grace McAllister, were named to the All-Region volleyball first team.

Coach of the Year - Bill Carter (Volleyball), who also was the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 10 Division III Coach of the Year.

National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region Academic Award (Fall semester -- 3.0 or higher GPA and 12 hours passed):

Men's Basketball: Josh Bell - Maxton, N.C., Wesley Case - Goldsboro, N.C., JT Conwell - Sanford, N.C., Derek Gardner - Hampstead, N.C., Montell Moore - Fayetteville, N.C., Tucker Moore - Siler City, N.C., Camaron Womble - Raleigh, N.C.

Women's Basketball: Zeriyah McKnight - Rocky Mount, N.C., Kayle Mejia - Sanford, N.C., Kaiyan Padilla - Denver, Colo., D'Naesha Saxon - Aiken, S.C.

Volleyball: Breighanna Hobbs - Coats, N.C., Grace McAllister - Raleigh, N.C., Kaiyan Padilla - Denver, Colo., Taylor Rosser - Broadway, N.C., Pristina Tabon - Sanford, N.C.

Learn more about the CCCC athletics program at www.cccc.edu/sports.

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