More than 50 Penn Manor High School student athletes and coaches were honored May 10 during the Senior Sports Awards ceremony in the high school auditorium.
In all, more than 40 awards and scholarships were presented, including Coach of the Year to Rachel Suter (field hockey) and Assistant Coach of the Year to Jamaal Millisock (football).
The top awards for the Class of 2023 went to:
- Outstanding Penn Manor Male and Female Athletes — Caitlyn McGough (field hockey), Carly Keene (soccer), and Jordan Martin (football).
- All-Around Male and Female Athletes — Catherine Rabatin (tennis, lacrosse and swimming), Eli Warfel (football and lacrosse) and Jonathan Osman (football and track).
- A. Landis Brackbill Scholar Athlete Awards – Isabelle Kligge (soccer and basketball) and Anne Bibus (field hockey and track).
You can see the full list of awards here. Below are more details on the top award winners.
Caitlyn McGough – Caitlyn is a three-time Section 1 All-Star and a three-time Lancaster-Lebanon League All Star who was named to the All-State Second Team.
“Cait is a one-of-a-kind hockey player,” said her coach, Rachel Suter. “Her skill set and ability to move the ball make her stand out among her peers. She set a great example of being coachable to her teammates and led the team this year as a captain.”
Caitlyn will play field hockey at Ball State University.
Carly Keene – Carly is two-time Section 1 All-Star and a two-time L-L League All-Star who was the first Penn Manor player since 2011 to the make the Pennsylvania All-State team. She will play soccer at Lehigh University.
“Carly is so quick and has such great footwork that she was a threat to score a goal or get an assist each time she received the ball,” said her coach, Bill Zapata. “During her senior year, Carly grew as an all-around player instead of just a goal-scorer, and she broke the program’s single-game assist record of five assists and the single-season assists record of 20.”
Jordan Martin – Jordan was a three-time first team Section 1 All-Star on offense and a second team Section 1 All-Star on defense. He also was team captain.
Catherine Rabatin – Catherine made history as the four-time L-L League and District III AAA champion in tennis. She also earned varsity letters in lacrosse and swimming. She will play tennis at St. Leo University.
“I am so proud to have been able to be a small part of her tennis legacy and can’t wait to see what she will do in the years to come, not only as a tennis player but as a human being,” said tennis coach Amanda Przbylkowski.
Eli Warfel – Eli was a two-time honorable mention Section 1 All-Star as quarterback. He led the team in both passing and rushing yards. In lacrosse, he was an L-L League Section 1 All-Star. Eli will play football at Widener University.
Lacrosse coach Connor Rowe called Eli “a relentless athlete who leaves it all on the field each and every game. When Eli straps on his helmet, he puts everything on the line for his team. Eli is the ultimate competitor. “
Jonathan Osman – Jonathan was a two-time football Section 1 All-Star on offense and a first-team All-Star on defense. He placed second on the team in rushing and receiving yards. In track, he set a school record in the 100 meters and had a top-three overall time in the 200 meters.
“His impact on the track and field program will be felt for years to come, and we were lucky to have him,” said coach Nick Loreto.
Jonathan will play football at Millersville University.
Isabelle Kligge – Isabelle is a seven-time varsity letter winner who was a three-time League and Section 1 All-Star in soccer. In basketball, she was named Defensive Player of the Year. Academically, she ranks in the first percentile of her class.
She will play soccer at Rochester Institute of Technology.
“When I think of Izzy, I think of consistency, awareness, and a relentless desire to compete,” said girls’ basketball coach Mike Glackin. “She’s always learning, always battling, always improving. She is the model student athlete and well deserving of the A. Landis Brackbill Award.”
Anne Bibus – Anne is an eight-time varsity letter winner who ranks in the first percentile of her class academically. She is a three-time field hockey Section 1 All-Star and was named twice to the All-State team. In track, she was a two-time distance athlete of the year.
She will play field hockey at Lehigh University.
“Annie has been an anchor for us in the backfield for the last three years,” said field hockey coach Rachel Suter. “Although her stature is small, her play, positive attitude, and work ethic are not. She challenges herself on the field and in the classroom and is the kind of person who makes other people around her better.”
Congratulations to these student athletes and their coaches. We wish them the best on their future endeavors.