Jaden Vickers

The Female Athlete of the Year is Jaden Vickers, a senior at Crystal River High School.

The annual Student Athletic Recognitions (STARS) awards banquet was held Tuesday night at the College of Central Florida Citrus Campus in Lecanto.

DeAndre Parker

The Male Athlete of the Year is DeAndre Parker, a senior at Crystal River High School.

Chronicle athletes of the year in each sport were named, along with the scholar-athletes of the year, Will Bleakley MVP award winners and the overall male and female athletes of the year.

The following are this year’s award recipients.


Football — Offense: DeAndre Parker, Sr., Crystal River

Football — Defense: Maurice Jefferies, Sr., Dunnellon

Boys Swimming and Diving: Marshall Wilson, Soph., Crystal River

Girls Swimming and Diving: Sophia Macaisa, Jr., Lecanto

Boys Cross Country: Jacob Hensley, Sr., Citrus

Girls Cross Country: Mackenzie Scordato, Fr., Citrus

Boys Golf: Andrew Knighton, Jr., Panthers

Girls Golf: Wyndom Burnett, Soph., Panthers

Volleyball: Katelyn Kelso, Jr., Seven Rivers Christian


Wrestling: Rhoderick Bruce, Sr., Crystal River

Girls Soccer: Kelley Sullivan, Sr., Lecanto

Boys Soccer: Zane Zacke, Sr., Citrus

Girls Weightlifting: Kennedi Blevins, Soph., Citrus

Boys Basketball: Cayden Gunter, Sr., Crystal River

Girls Basketball: Alysa Jenkins, Soph., Crystal River


Flag Football: Jordan Martynowski, Soph., Crystal River

Boys Tennis: Malik Tahiri, Soph., Lecanto

Girls Tennis: Julia Javier, Jr., Lecanto

Boys Track: Tylen Caldwell, Sr., Citrus

Girls Track: Celine D’Anna, Soph., Lecanto

Boys Weightlifting: Carson Fluegel, Jr., Citrus

Baseball: Caleb Dix, Sr., Crystal River

Softball: Jaden Vickers, Sr., Crystal River


Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Vaishnavi Karanam, Sr., Lecanto

Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: Jacob Hensley, Sr., Citrus

Female Will Bleakley MVP award winner: Wyndom Burnett, Soph., Lecanto

Male Will Bleakley MVP award winner: Carson Fluegel, Jr., Citrus

Female Athlete of the Year: Jaden Vickers, Sr., Crystal River

Male Athlete of the Year: DeAndre Parker, Sr., Crystal River

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