Monday, March 27, 2023

Brooklyn’s Walz, Wrost earn CVC Sportsmanship Awards

Brooklyn seniors Jaden Walz and Aaron Wrost closed out their high school careers by earning a Chagrin Valley Conference Senior Sportsmanship Award.

Walz, a four-year member of the honor roll, graduated from Brooklyn in December and already has enrolled at Bowling Green, where she’ll play volleyball for the Falcons.

At Brooklyn, she earned four letters in volleyball and three in track.

She earned first-team All-CVC in 2019 was a four-time all-conference selection. A two-time National Player of the Week, Walz was named the Player of the Year.

Walz closed out her Brooklyn career with a school-record 1,691 kills and she moved into second all-time with 1,012 digs.

She also was a three-time Brooklyn track MVP and three-time regional qualifier in the long jump. She advanced to the state meet as a junior.

Wrost, who played soccer, golf, hockey and baseball for the Hurricanes, will continue his education and hockey career at Trine University.

A four-year letter winner in soccer and hockey, Wrost was a two-time all-conference performer in soccer and two-time team MVP in both soccer and hockey. He also was named all-league twice in soccer and baseball and first-team in hockey.

Wrost was twice named Brooklyn’s defensive player of the year in baseball.

A member of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society, Wrost was a Brooklyn Scholar-Athlete in each of his four years at the school.

Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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