By Justin Sokeland
BEDFORD – Senior three-sport performer Austin Messmore has been named Bedford North Lawrence’s male Athlete of the Year by the WBIW.com website.
Messmore was named to the Hoosier Hills Conference’s First Team as a two-way lineman in football. He also played a key role as a team captain and reserve in basketball, and he competed in the shot put (finishing fifth in the sectional) and discus during the track campaign.
Other notable athletes who enjoyed outstanding years included Brye Lewis (football and track), Ben Cosner (football and basketball), James Covey (wrestling), Aden Pemberton (basketball and baseball), Evan Waggoner (baseball), Alexander Swenson (swimming), Zane Thompson (track), Colten Leach (basketball), Colten Girgis (golf), Josh Anderson (soccer) and Trevin Hutchinson (golf).
WBIW.com will also name a female Athlete of the Year and list the top 10 stories of the 2020-21 school season.