More than 200 senior football players, cheerleaders, marching band members and JROTC cadets had one last night under the lights as CCSD high schools came together for the 2018 Varsity Brands Senior Bowl. The White team, comprised of players from Cherokee, Creekview and River Ridge HS, claimed the win over the Gray team, formed from Etowah, Sequoyah and Woodstock. All proceeds from the charity game went to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Sponsors for the event included:
Premier Sponsor: Varsity Brands
Event Sponsor: Northside Hospital Cherokee
Platinum Sponsor: Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Sponsors: Cherokee Youth Basketball, Cherokee County Grid Iron, Cherokee County Sports Hall of Fame, Longhorn of Towne Lake, Chick-fil-A of Cherokee County, Protech Printing
$500 scholarships were awarded at half time to
Eve Bussey - EHS JROTC
Kayla Mann - WHS cheer and Maddi recipient
Tianna Francis - RRHS cheer
Connor Jenkins - RRHS football
Jacob Vande Corput - EHS band
Game awards presented inclued MVP, Grant Mogelnicki, Cherokee HS; Defensive Player of Game, Andy Davis, Creekview HS;
Offensive Player of Game- Jackson Smith, Sequoyah HS.
The Jeep giveaway raffle, sponsored by Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, was won by Kim Jones.
More photos available in our photo gallery here.