• 2007-2008
    Male Athlete
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    Adrian Forney
    Football, Basketball, and Track


    Female Athlete
    Sonny Marthers



    2008-2009
    Male Athlete
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    Keith Rendleman
    Football, Basketball, and Track

    Female Athlete
    Becky Mordas


    2009-2010

    Male Athlete
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    Austin Culp

    Football - Four-year letter winner, 3X Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference
    Track - Four-year letter winner, 4X Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference in shot put and discuss

    Female Athlete
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    Lindsy Wright

    Basketball - Three year letter winner, 3x Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference, Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference Player of the Year, Three time MVP at East Lincoln, North-South Basketball Classic Participant, Signed with Wake Forest University, Volleyball - three year letter winner, 2X Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-conference, MVP at East Lincoln, Track - 1 year letter winner, Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference in Shot Put and 400 meters



    2010-2011

    Male Athlete
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    Parker Hills

    Varsity Basketball - 3 years, Mustang Award Senior Season
    Varsity Baseball - 3 years, Junior Year - East Lincoln MVP, Southern Piedmont 1A/2A Conference Player of the Year, Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All Conference, 2A All-State, Senior Year - East Lincoln Offensive Award, Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All Conference, Cross Country - 1 year, Academic All-Conference all 3 years, Beta Club, National Honor Society, GPA - 4.34, Planning on attending Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship.

    Female Athlete
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    Courtney Ashley

    Graduated with the most letters of any athlete in East Lincoln history with a total of 14 letters.  Lettered in the following varsity sports: Tennis - 3 years, Cross Country - 3 years, Basketball - 4 years, Track - 1 year, Soccer - 3 years  She made Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference in the following sports this year: Tennis, Basketball, and Track, Not only is she a great athlete, but has also been able to excel in academics graduating 12th in her class with a gpa of 4.47.  Courtney has been a member of the Student Government Association, Beta Club, National Honor Society, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Dream Team, and Interact Club.  She will be attending University of North Carolina at Wilmington and majoring in Journalism/Communications.



    2012-2013

    Male Athlete
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    Jesse Earnhardt

    Jesse participated in several sports during his 4 years at East.  During this time, he also won a number of awards including MVP, Offensive MVP and the Best in Track Award.  He was All-Conference (9 times) and the 2013 Conference Meet Field Event MVP.  He was 3rd in the State at this year’s Indoor State Championship Meet.  He was a part of 4 Straight Conference Championships as well as 2 Regional Championships and 2 Runner-up Regional Championships in one sport.  He is also a member of a State Champion Football Team where he won the Offensive MVP award.  He is holds the record as the All-Time Leading Receiver in EL and Lincoln County History.  Over his 4 years at East Lincoln, he participated in Football, Track and Basketball and will be running Track at Appalachian State University where he plans to major in Criminal Justice.


    Female Athlete
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    Jennifer Allison

    Jennifer was Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference in Volleyball and Basketball this season.  She was also the Most Valuable Player in Volleyball and Basketball at ELHS.  During her time at East Lincoln High School she played Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball.  Jennifer will be playing volleyball and softball at Louisburg College and will look to get a degree in Business Management.



    2013-2014

    Male Athlete
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    Chazz Surratt
    Has lettered in football and basketball for two years.  In football, two-time all-conference player and two-time all-state.  Player of the Year in the Southern District-7 2A conference.  Team MVP.  Six current Division-1 football scholarship offers.  Holds 3 school records as a sophomore.  In basketball, named to the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference team as a freshman, the Southern District-7 2A All-Conference team as a sophomore, has been Team MVP two consecutive years.  Holds 22 East Lincoln basketball records.  Became the first player in East Lincoln history to score 1,000 career points in only his sophomore year.  Named to the 2A All-District and All-State team as a freshman and sophomore.  2013 East Lincoln Winter Jam Tournament MVP and named to the Gaston Gazette and Charlotte Observer All-Area teams.  Named Denver Weekly Player of the Year for the Lake Norman area.


    Female Athlete
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    Molli Dallin
    In Soccer, was a 3 year varsity starting goalkeeper, named to the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference team her junior year and was named All-Region her senior year.  Was awarded the Mustang Award her senior year and holds school records for shutouts in a season (14), goals against average (1.2) in a season, and least goals given up in a season (25).  In Tennis, was a four year member of the varsity tennis team and was a starting player for three years, working her way up to the number two spot her senior year.  She was a regional qualifier her junior and senior year and voted all conference her senior year as well as being the teams co-captain.  She will be attending Appalachian State in the fall.



    2014-2015

    Male Athlete
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    Chazz Surratt

    This year was named NC Male Athlete of the Year.  Has lettered in football and basketball for three years.  In football, is a 3-time All-Conference player and 3-time All-State.  He is a 2-time Player of the Year in the Southern District-7 2A conference, 2-time Team MVP and 2-time Gaston Gazette player of the Year.  Has verbally committed to Duke University.  He holds 6 school records as a junior.  In basketball, named to the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference team as a freshman, and is a 2-time Southern District-7 2A All-Conference player and was also named Player of the Year.  Has been Team MVP three consecutive years and holds 26 East Lincoln basketball records.  Currently has scored 1,548 career points in only his junior year.  He is a 3-time 2A All-District and All-State member.  2-time East Lincoln Winter Jam Tournament MVP, named to the Gaston Gazette and Charlotte Observer All-Area teams, and was Gaston Gazette Player of the Year.  

    Female Athlete
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    Alex McClure

    Has lettered in volleyball and soccer for four years.  In volleyball, was this year’s captain and over the last 4 years has totaled 332 kills and 71 aces.   She was named Team MVP and was also named to the Southern District-7 All-Conference team. Has committed to play volleyball at Maritime Maine Academy.​  In soccer, she played Center-Defender and has been a starter for 3 years.  She was named to the Southern District-7 All-Conference Team and was a Team Mustang Award winner. 



    2015-2016

    Male Athlete
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    Chazz Surratt

    Has lettered in football and basketball for 4 years.  In football, is a 4-time All-Conference player and 4-time All-State.  He is a 3-time Player of the Year in the Southern District-7 2A conference, 3-time Team MVP and 3-time Gaston Gazette player of the Year.  2015-2016 Parade All-American and Player of the Year and NC Gatorade Player of the year.  2014-2015 NC Preps Player of the Year and was named the NC Male Athlete of the Year.  Holds the record in North Carolina for career total yards in football with 16,593 total offensive yards.  Holds most Lincoln County passing records. In basketball, he was named to the Southern Piedmont 1A/2A All-Conference team as a freshman, and is a 2-time Southern District-7 2A All-Conference player and was also named Player of the Year.  Has been Team MVP 3 years and holds 20 East Lincoln basketball records.  For his career, he scored 1,751 career points which is 2nd all-time at East Lincoln and is 4th all-time in Lincoln County.  He is a 3-time 2A All-District and All-State member.  2-time East Lincoln Winter Jam Tournament MVP, and was named to the Gaston Gazette and Charlotte Observer All-Area teams, and was the 2014-2015 Gaston Gazette Player of the Year.  He will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a football scholarship. 

    Female Athlete

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    Audrey Cardwell

    Has lettered in soccer for 4 years and is a 4-time All-Conference and 3-time All-Region player, and has been captain of the team for 3 years.  Lettered in tennis for 3 years and qualified for the regionals.  Lettered in swimming 3 years and was All-Conference as well as being Captain of the team.  Audrey also played varsity basketball her freshman year and was awarded the Mustang Award.  She also was on the Lake Norman Soccer Club 97 Eclipse soccer team that played in the 2013 U15 USYS Presidents Cup National Championship game in Orlando, FL.  Academically was a member of National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and Beta Club.  Audrey has signed to play both Soccer and Tennis at Brevard College, with Soccer being her primary sport.



    2016-2017

    Male Athlete
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    Cameron Dollar

    Cameron lettered in football and basketball for 4 years.  In football, he set a national record with 7 touchdown receptions in one half and was recognized on ESPN.  He was Southern District-7 2A All-Conference two years and this season was named Specialist of the Year in the conference.  He was All-Region and 2nd team All-State as a wide receiver and was also named the WBTV Friday Night Football Catch of the Year.  He was All-Gaston Gazette 3 years and Charlotte Observer Player of the Week 3 times.  Cameron was also selected to the Shrine Bowl Football team. In basketball, he was named to the Southern District-7 2A All-Conference team 3 times.  He was Team MVP and holds 3 East Lincoln career basketball records.  For his career, he scored 1,243 points which is 4th all-time at East Lincoln and was # 2 in career assists with 418 total.  He is a 2-time 2A All-District Player and 2-time East Lincoln Winter Jam All-Tournament team member.  He was named to the Gaston Gazette and Charlotte Observer All-Area Basketball teams.  In track, Cameron lettered two years and was Southern District-7 2A All-Conference in the Long Jump and also a 2A state qualifier.  He was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was Senior Class President.  Cameron will be attending UNC-Charlotte on a football scholarship.  

    Female Athlete

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    Kali Krehnbrink

    Kali was a four year varsity starter in volleyball. She was Captain and the Mustang Award winner her senior year.  She Lead the Mustangs in blocks 2 years in a row and was # 1 in blocks for 2015 season in the Southern District-7 2A Conference and was #2 in blocks for the 2016 season.  “She by far is one of the most all-around student-athletes I have coached here at East Lincoln.  She brings leadership and character to our program and has been a constant role model to all students and athletes that she has come into contact with.  She goes out of her way for her teammates and always has put them first.  She will be an athlete that we will greatly miss!” Head Coach, Stacy Possert said.  Kali played soccer for 4 years and was a starter each year.  For 3 years she was captain of the team.  She was named to the Southern District-7 2A All-Conference team for 3 years and was named to the All-Region Soccer team.  Kali was Co-MVP her senior Year.  She is 3rd in her class academically and was a 4-Sport Varsity athlete all 4 years. She is loved and well-respected by her teammates.