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Goldsboro High athletic awards

By Rudy Coggins
Published in Sports on December 12, 2006 1:48 PM

Marcus Uzzell, Tiffany Burden, Danielle Irby and Dustin Uzzardo each earned Most Valuable Players in their respective sports during Goldsboro High's fall sports awards ceremony.

Uzzell also earned a spot on the Class 2-A Eastern Plains Conference all-conference team along with Andrew Phifer. Phifer was chosen the team's most outstanding defensive player.

Burden earned all-EPC accolades and head coach Rhet Potter was named the league's coach of the year.

Irby, an outstanding distance runner, received all-EPC honors and posted a top-three finish in the annual Wayne County Cross Country Championships contested at Waynesborough Park.

Uzzardo helped the Cougar junior varsity football team finish 9-1 overall and 4-1 in the EPC.

Here are the remaining awards:

* Varsity football: Cougar Pride Award -- Tremé Boone; Most Outstanding Offensive player -- Jamar Branch.

* Volleyball: Coach's Award -- Lavenia Lipford; Best Overall player -- Carmille Early.

* Women's Cross Country: Most Improved -- Ashley Thompson; Coach's Award -- Erin Coleman.

* JV football: Most Outstanding Offensive player -- A.J. Parker; Most Outstanding Defensive player -- Ivory Harris.