2022-2023 Tackle Football Banquet


Luke Granger, Staff Writer

 The Somerset Canyons Annual Football banquet is an event to reflect on the past season and celebrate all of the players’ hard work and dedication.

    The Banquet was held at Benvenuto’s in East Boynton on March 5th . All banquet attendees were greeted with fresh drinks in champagne glasses and were guided towards the ballroom where the banquet was held. The ballroom was set up beautifully and decoration with pleasant, low lighting and table setups. On the menu there was a fantastic steak entrée option and also a chicken entrée. Everyone was impressed with the meal and the overall extravagance of the venue.

    All players from middle school, junior varsity, and varsity were invited along with their families. To start off the event, the middle school football team was honored with a five minute season highlight tape along with a word from their coach. Middle school players received awards such as Offensive and Defensive player of the year. To follow, the JV players received a meaningful message from Coach Gonzo and received awards as well. 

    After the JV players were recognized, a ten minute highlight video played to honor the varsity football season. All of the coaches gave their message on the season and many rewards were given out. The awards included Offensive and Defensive player of the year, Special Teams player of the year, Most improved player, MVP and iron man award representing a strong and powerful leader from the team. 

    As players and their families finished their meals, they had time to thank coaches for the great season, hang out with their teammates , and take photos of their awards.

    Overall, the Somerset Canyons Football Banquet was a success. It was a great experience for first season players along with their teammates who have been a part of the program for years. It was a fitting celebration of the work the players put in and countless hours of practice, along with the coaches hard work to all add up to a great season.