Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Geneva’s Lindberg, Thomas earn CVC Sportsmanship Awards

Geneva student-athletes Kayla Lindberg and Brandon Thomas closed out their high school careers by earning the 2020 Chagrin Valley Conference Senior Sportsmanship Awards.

Lindberg, who will play softball at Penn State University-Behrend, closed out her Geneva career as a multi-year letter winner in volleyball and softball.

She was named honorable mention All-CVC in softball in 2017 and first-team in 2019. She also served as the team’s captain.

A two-year member of the National Honor Society, Lindberg carries a 4.094 grade point average and was ranked among the school’s top 25 for four years.

Lindberg is a member of the Yearbook staff, Philanthropy Club, President of Interact and a member of STEM Wars, Student Council, Key Club and Quiz Bowl. She is an 11-year member of 4-H and also participated in the Junior Fair Board and was named the 2019 Ashtabula County Fair Queen.

Thomas, who will wrestle at Otterbein University, competed in football and wrestling for the Eagles.

He earned three letters in football, while also earning second-team All-Ashtabula County honors, and three in wrestling. He earned first-team All-CVC honors twice on the at while also punching his ticket to the district meet two times.

Thomas finished his career with 90 wins, including a school-record tying 44 this season.

A two-year member of NHS, Thomas carries a 3.84 GPA and was a CVC All-Academic selection in wrestling and football.

Steve Harehttp://www.ohiovarsity.com
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes OhioVarsity.com, 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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