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OJ Howard 2018 Got Da Juice Football Camp Re-cap

Thanks again, OJ Howard, for giving back to the athletes in your hometown! It was an amazing event and Encore Sports Medicine was proud to be a sponsor.

 

Garrett Wade-Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year for Alabama

Congratulations to Garrett Wade of Hartselle High School for being named Gatorade Player of the Year in Alabama for Baseball!

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Senior left-handed pitcher and outfielder produced a 7-2 record on the mound with a 1.02 ERA this past season, leading the Tigers to the Class 6A State Tournament. Garrett struck out 109 batters and allowed just 18 hits and 20 walks in 54.2 innings pitched. He also had a pitched a perfect game (Collierville, TN.) He posted a .391 batting average with 30 runs scored and 27 RBIs.

As a member of the Mu Alpha Theta math honor society, Garrett volunteered with Students Against Destructive Decisions and he has donated his time as part of multiple community service initiatives through his church.

Garrett maintained a weighted 4.24 GPA and has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Auburn University but is projected as an early-round selection in the MLB June draft.

Garrett is the third Gatorade Alabama Baseball Player of the year. Other recipients were Jay Chittam (1993) and Luke Bole (2009).

To read more about Garrett, visit #GatoradePOY.

**The Gatorade Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize the nation’s most elite high school student-athletes for their athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character.

Austin Riddle- Athlete of the Month for Vinemont High School and Encore Rehabilitation – Cullman

Austin Riddle Photo Cullman

Announcing Austin Riddle, Athlete of the Month for Vinemont High School and Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman!

Austin is a Freshman who competes in a variety of sports including Basketball, Baseball, Football, Track and Cross-Country! In his free time, he enjoys sports and church activities.  His post-graduation plans include pursuing an Architecture Degree at UAH-University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Austin is the son of Daniel and Missy Riddle.

Congratulations, Austin!

Austin Riddle Photo 2 Cullman

Kenya McQuirter-Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year for Alabama

Congratulations to Kenya McQuirter of McGill-Toolen Catholic High School for being named Gatorade Player of the Year in Alabama in Volleyball!

Kenya has 516 kills, 292 digs, 89 blocks and 58 service aces. She is a Junior at McGill-Toolen where she maintains a 3.75 GPA. The the school’s Ambassador Program, Kenya has volunteered with youth volleyball camps and Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Kenya is fifth Gatorade Volleyball Player of the year to be selected from McGill-Toolen.

To read more about Kenya, visit #GatoradePOY .

 

**The Gatorade Player of the Year award was established in 1985 to recognize the nation’s most elite high school student-athletes for their athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character.