Bulldogs hand out team awards

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs handed out their year-end awards at a banquet held March 15.

The Alberni Valley Bulldogs handed out their year-end awards at a banquet held Saturday, March 15 at the Black Sheep Rugby Club’s building.

Following is a list of the awards, according to Bulldogs’ play-by-play commentator Evan Hammond.

Coaches Award— Tryg Strand, Connor LaCouvee

Academic Players of the Year (Sponsored by The See Group)— High School: Zach Funk; College: Rob Click.

Best Defenceman—Kurt Gosselin

Rookie of the Year—Scottie Clark

Humanitarian Award—Dylan Haugen

Unsung Heroes—Dylan Haugen, Zach Funk, Josh Adkins, Ron Paulson

Community Hero—Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ season ticket holders

Top Scorer—Justin Georgeson

Most Improved Player—Darian Henry

Most Sportsmanlike—Zach Funk

Most Valuable Player—Connor LaCouvee

Fan Choice (voted by the fans, sponsored by the Port Alberni Port Authority)—Tryg Strand.

The Bulldogs’ B.C. Hockey League season ended on March 12 with a 5-4 Game 7 double overtime loss to Victoria Grizzlies in Victoria.

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