WGEM Sports At Ten: Monday (May 13) QHS Two-Sport Standout Jirehl Brock Set To Receive Top WB6 Award

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This Wedneday, Quincy High (SR) Jirehl Brock will be honored once again by the Western Big 6 Conference.

He’ll be honored along with 2 other amazing athletes from the WB6.

Every year the Athletic Director’s vote for a male & female athlete to be distinguished as the Don Morris Award winner.

This year, the Iowa State football signee, who had a stellar career on both the prep grid-iron and the hardwood will receive the coveted award.

The Don Morris Award is the only award presented by the Western Big 6 Conference administrators.

Coach Morris was a long time basketball coach and administrator at Alleman High School who stressed commitment, sacrifice, and discipline.

He promoted academics, citizenship, and multi-sport participation.

This most prestigious award goes to a senior who excels in academics, community service, and athletics.

Participants in three sports receive the greatest priority.

Awards earned in the school, community, conference, and state are considered when deciding the winners.

The female winners are:

Megan Pittington-Moline

Brandi LaFountaine-UTHS (tie)

The male winner is

Jirehl Brock-Quincy

The Award Presentation will be held at “Historic” Wharton Field House this Wednesday (5/15/19) at 10:30 AM.

2019 DON MORRIS FEMALE MULTI-SPORT ATHLETE AWARD NOMINEES

ALEXANDRA CAJIGAL – ALLEMAN

DAIJA RANGE – GALESBURG

MEGAN PITTINGTON – MOLINE

LYDIA KURFMAN – QUINCY

DELANEY KELLEY – ROCK ISLAND

BRANDI LaFOUNTAINE – UNITED TWP.

2019 DON MORRIS MALE MULTI-SPORT ATHLETE AWARD NOMINEES

SAM MATTTECHECK – ALLEMAN

NICK FIELDS – GALESBURG

BRODY HARDING – MOLINE

JIREHL BROCK – QUINCY

BRYCE TRASK – ROCK ISLAND

JEAN LUC WILSON – UNITED TWP

Tony Cornish Jr.

Tony Cornish Jr.

Tony is the Sports Director for WGEM News.

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