Mitchell athletes honored at annual sports banquet
Four standout athletes from Mitchell High School were honored Sunday, May 6, as part of the 57th Annual Mountain Amateur Athletic Club Awards at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville.
Senior Ben Young was honored as a finalist and one of five nominees for the Male Athlete of the Year Award. Young was a four-year starter on the Mountaineer football team as well as an important member of the Mitchell baseball and basketball programs.
Senior wrestler Coltin Marlowe and multi-sport star and defending state track champion Brody Smith were each presented with $1,500 scholarships from the Mountain Athletic Club. Standout wide receiver and basketball player Jessie Pitman received the Reid and Pauline Jarrett Memorial Scholarship.