The Radville Senior Nats hosted a fan appreciation and awards night on Saturday, April 18th, at the Radville Rec Centre.
Roast beef, prepared by S&E Grocery, baked potatoes, Caesar salad and Asian salad were on the menu for the evening as teammates and members of the community celebrated the Senior Nats league victory in the Qu’Appelle Valley Hockey League (QVHL) for the second year in a row. Following the meal, Brody Holzer, one of the Senior Nats most dedicated fans, was given the honour of cutting the cake.
After everyone had eaten, the crowd was called together by Ken Bourassa, emcee for the evening. He gave a review of the Nats successful season. He also offered a thank you to the players, the coaches, bus driver Denis Bert, General Manager Nick Tatarliov, the fans, the countless volunteers and Bev Pirio and Shantelle VanDeSype for all they do behind the scenes.
Awards were then given to the members of the team. The awards presented included:
Senior Nats and League MVP – Torrey Lindsay; League Top Scorer – Torrey Lindsay; Rookie of the Year – Matt Bourassa; Most Sportsmalike – Kent Lillejord; Top Defensive Man – Tanner VanDeSype; Hardest Worker and Most Dedicated – Tanner VanDeSype.
The team also made some presentations to their coaches, bus drivers and announcers, in appreciation of all the time they have donated over the past season. They also thanked the fans for their support over the course of the season and thanked Dan Bourassa and Radius…