2018-2019 AWARD WINNERS

MHSAA SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD

The MHSAA selects 32 senior student-athletes out of approximately 1,500 nominees across Michigan each year for this award. The following HCHS students are nominees for this award:

Wilson Wirebaugh, Tori Roskamp, Tanner Shoemaker, Riley VanMeter, Mallory Jackson, Lindsey Riemersma, James Viel, Emily Bolt & Chris Mokma

CLARE POTT AWARD

Presented in honor of former Holland Christian teacher, coach, and athletic director, this award recognizes a female and male athlete with outstanding achievement in varsity athletics, scholarship, school, church, community, and evidence of Christian growth.

Tori Roskamp: Volleyball & Basketball

Chris Mokma: Basketball & Baseball

US MARINE CORPS AWARD

The U.S. Marine Corps annually honors a female and male student-athlete who positively represent their branch of the military at Holland Christian.  The Distinguished Athlete Award recognizes athletes who display courage, poise and self confidence as an outstanding leader and varsity athlete.

Lyndsey Leegwater: Basketball & Softball

Sydney Leegwater: Basketball & Softball

Brady Howe: Football, Basketball & Baseball

MIKE PHELPS AWARD

Presented by former Holland Christian teacher, coach, and athletic director, this award recognizes a female and male student-athlete who exhibit the character traits Mike Phelps valued.  His award recognizes exceptional leadership qualities, passion for sport, strong worth ethic, sportsmanship, and Christian character.

Kaylee Dykema: Volleyball, Basketball & Soccer

Wilson Wirebaugh: Football, Basketball & Baseball

OK CONFERENCE AWARD

The OK Conference includes almost 50 schools and annually has members finish in the top ranks of the MHSAA.  They recognize a female and male student from each conference school who demonstrate exceptional ability and achievement as an athlete and positively represent Holland Christian and the OK Conference.  

Elizabeth Bruxvoort: Cross Country & Track and Field

Riley VanMeter: Swimming and Diving

2018-2019 MULTI-SPORT SCHOLAR ATHLETES

The following individuals combined the achievements of participating on multiple athletic teams and maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.
Senior Multi-Sport Scholar Athletes also earn OK Conference Scholar Athlete distinction.

FRESHMEN

  • Meghan Bengelink
  • Henry Bergoef
  • Hannah Bruxvoort
  • Kirsten Buter
  • Landon Culver
  • Luke Danhoff
  • Piper Dekkinga
  • Ellie DeVries
  • Alaina Dokter
  • Justin Dykstra
  • Hannah Johnston
  • Emma Kern
  • Jenna King
  • Ashley Koeman
  • Adam Kroeze
  • Angela Kuiper
  • Parker Lambers
  • Nolan Langeland
  • Levi Laninga
  • Anna Larsen
  • Nicholas Lubbers
  • Jenna Ly
  • Casey Mathieu
  • Grace McAboy
  • Aaron Mulder
  • Bebe Mulder
  • Ben Nelson
  • Samuel Nicely
  • Jalen Overway
  • Samuel Perton
  • Sarah Schloff
  • Evan Spruit
  • Elliot Stielstra
  • Faith Troast
  • Claire VanDuinen
  • Ryanne VanWyk

SOPHMORES

  • Marissa Baker
  • Noah Bosgraaf
  • Lauren Bushouse
  • Andrew DeBlecourt
  • Nicole DeVries
  • Lucas DeZwaan
  • Collin Dykgraaf
  • Jenna Dykgraaf
  • Blaire Ensing
  • Lauren Feak
  • Joseph Fischer
  • Bradley Gerritsma
  • Reagan Grotenhuis
  • Benjamin Haak
  • Willem Huizenga
  • Colin Kalkman
  • Evan Karsten
  • Daniel Koning
  • Owen Koning
  • Jonathan Leys
  • Georgia Lincicum
  • Kaden Shook
  • Matthew Slenk
  • Sarah Snow
  • Isaac Snyder
  • Taelia Spencer
  • James Strabbing
  • Corbin VandenBrink
  • Lydia VanderLaan
  • Chloe VanderVeen
  • Jake VanEyk
  • Laney VanHoven
  • Stella VanKampen
  • Aiden Vellenga
  • Emily Vos
  • Payton Wirebaugh
  • Elise Wyma
  • Cameron Zuverink

JUNIORS

  • Philip Aukema
  • Christian Conklin
  • Gabriel DeBoer
  • Jacob DeBoer
  • Gillian Fiene
  • Owen Houskamp
  • Grant Koops
  • Michelle Kuipers
  • Hannah Luurtsema
  • Alex Mitchell
  • Cole Moore
  • Daniel Paul
  • Rebekah Roelofs
  • Isabel Slenk
  • Jacob Spaulding
  • Matthew Spaulding
  • Brandi Statema
  • Taylor Stygstra
  • Tyler Treffers
  • Ethan VanBeek
  • Noah VandenBrink
  • Lindy Wierda
  • Lucy Wierda
  • Jonah Winkle

SENIORS

  • Jenna Baker
  • Breanna Brink
  • Elizabeth Bruxvoort
  • Hudson DeBoer
  • Jace DeWitt
  • Jillian Dokter
  • Hannah Douthitt
  • Kaylee Dykema
  • Cameron Fischer
  • Jennifer Franz
  • Brady Howe
  • Evan Kroeze
  • Lyndsey Leegwater
  • Sydney Leegwater
  • Christopher Mokma
  • Jessica Peerbolte
  • Lindsey Riemersma
  • Victoria Roskamp
  • Ben Slenk
  • Case VanderZee
  • James Viel
  • Wilson Wirebaugh

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Boys Track & Field

OK Green
6th Place (1-5)
All Conference
Jacob DeBoer

MHSAA Regional
11th Place (18 points)

Girls Track & Field

OK Green
3rd Place (4-2)
All Conference
Gillian Fiene, Meghan Bengelink, Elizabeth Bruxvoort, Jillian Dokter, Alyssa Gruppen, & Dolly Slenk

MHSAA Regional
2nd Place (90 points)
MHSAA Finals
2nd Place (49 points)
MHSAA Individual State Champions
1600-Gillian Fiene (4:57.05), 4×400

MITCA All State
Michelle Kuipers, Gillian Fiene, Elizabeth Bruxvoort, Jillian Dokter & Dolly Slenk

Boys Lacrosse

OK Tier II
4th Place (5-4,  10-6-1 Overall)
All Conference
Collin Dykgraaf, Cam Houck & Noah Sorenson

MHSAA Regional
Quarterfinal

Girls Lacrosse

OK Tier II
5-15 Overall
All Conference
Elise Kunkel 

MHSAA Regional
Semifinal

Boys Baseball

OK Green
Champions (17-1, 28-3 Overall)
All Conference
Chris Mokma, Brady Howe, Matthew Spaulding, Jacob Spaulding, Gabe DeBoer, & Trent Lamb

MHSAA District
Champions
MHSAA Regional
Semifinals

MHSBCA All State
Chris Mokma & Brady Howe

MHSBCA Hall of Fame Inductee
Coach Jim Caserta

MLB Drafted & MHSBCA West All Star
Chris Mokma

Girls Softball

OK Green
6th Place (1-11, 9-19 Overall)
All Conference
Sydney Leegwater

MHSAA District
Semifinals

Boys Golf

OK Green
2nd Place
All Conference
Logan DeWitt, Isaiah Lowe & Jaxon Halbert

MHSAA Regional
6th Place

Girls Tennis

OK Green
Champions (6-0)
All Conference
Angela Burke, Maggie Shoemaker, Hope Rhoades, Marissa Baker, Lillian Mouw & Annie Sikkel

MHSAA Regional
2nd Place (26 points)
MHSAA Finals
5th Place (20 points)

MHSTeCA All State
Angela Burke, Lily Mouw & Annie Sikkel

Girls Soccer

OK Green
4th Place (6-4-2, 10-6-2 Overall)
All Conference
Madison Holloway, Hannah Luurtsma & Kaylee Dykema

MHSAA District
Finals

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 Boys Swimming & Diving

OK Green
Runner Up (3-1/8-3 Overall)

All Conference
Riley VanMeter, Jacob Heeres, Levi VanAst, Brant Assink, Ben Catton, Joey Grasman, Colin Kalkman & Brad Windemuller

MHSAA State
Champions

MISCA All State
Riley VanMeter, Jacob Heeres, Levi VanAst, Brant Assink, Ben Catton, Joey Grasman, Colin Kalkman & Brad Windemuller

MISCA Academic All State
Benjamin Walters, Hudson DeBoer, Jacob Heeres, Levi VanAst & Riley VanMeter

Girls Basketball

OK Green
3rd Place (7-5/15-7 Overall)

All Conference
Tori Roskamp & Faith Mulder

MHSAA District
Runner Up

BCAM All State
Tori Roskamp

BCAM Academic All State
Team & Tori Roskamp

Boys Basketball

OK Green
Runner Up (9-3/16-5 Overall)

All Conference
Vince Overway, Ethan Alderink & Chris Mokma

MHSAA District
Semi-Finals

BCAM All State
Ethan Alderink

BCAM Academic All State
Team & Ethan Alderink

Boys Hockey

OK Tier II
6-4 (16-9 Overall)

All Conference
Owen Houskamp

MHSAA Regional
Semi Finals

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Boys Cross Country

OK Green
3rd Place (4-2)

All Conference
Alex Mitchell & Jacob DeBoer

MHSAA Regional
Runner-Up
MHSAA State
24th Place

MITCA Regional Coach of the Year
Dave DeKruyter

MITCA Academic All State
Alex Mitchell & Jacob DeBoer

Girls Cross Country

OK Green
Champions (6-0)

All Conference
Michelle Kuipers, Gillian Fiene, Megan DeMeester & Lizzy Bruxvoort

MHSAA Regional
Champions
MHSAA State
7th Place

MITCA Regional Coach of the Year
Dave DeKruyter

MITCA All State
Gillian Fiene & Michelle Kuipers

MITCA Academic All State
Team, Lizzy Bruxvoort, Megan DeMeester, Michelle Kuipers & Gillian Fiene

Boys Football

OK Green
4th Place (3-3/8-4 Overall)

All Conference
Brady Howe, Wilson Wirebaugh, Philip Aukema & Ben Slenk

MHSAA District
Champions
MHSAA Regional
Runner-Up

AP All State
Brady Howe, Wilson Wirebaugh, Noah Kok & Coach Chris Kuipers

MHSFCA Academic All State
Evan Kroeze, Ben Slenk & James Viel

Girls Golf

OK Green
7th Place

All Conference
Brandi Statema

MHSAA Regional
12th Place

Boys Soccer

OK Green
Runner-Up (9-1-2/15-3-3 Overall)

All Conference
Zach Flowerday, Grant Koops, Ryan Lindberg & Chase Freriks

MHSAA District
Runner-Up

MIHSSCA All State
Zach Flowerday

Girls Swimming & Diving

OK Green
5th Place (1-4/6-7 Overall)

All Conference
Sara DeYoung & Zoe DeKievit

MHSAA State
7th Place

MISCA All State
Emily Bolt, Zoe DeKievit, Sara DeYoung, Morgan Zylstra & Meghan Bengelink

MISCA Academic All State
Emily Bolt, Hannah Douthitt, Lindsey Riemersma, Morgan Zylstra & Sara DeYoung

Boys Tennis

OK Green
7th Place (0-6/3-11 Overall)

All Conference
Austin Becksvoort & Jaiden Bender

MHSAA Regional
Runner-Up
MHSAA Final
19th Place

MHSTeCA All State
Austin Becksvoort

Girls Volleyball

OK Green
3rd Place (8-4/23-13-6 Overall)

All Conference
Kaylee Dykema, Tori Roskamp & Hannah Luurtsema

MHSAA District
Runner-Up

MIVCA Academic All State
Team, Kaylee Dykema & Tori Roskamp

MHSAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

BOYS

Baseball

2016 Division II State Champions (Jim Caserta)

Boys Basketball

1934 Class C State Champions (Al Muyskens)
1935 Class C State Champions (Al Muyskens)
1939 Class C Runner Up
1954 Class B Runner Up
1961 Class B Runner Up
1968 Class B Runner Up

Boys Cross Country

1999 Class B Runner Up

Football

2008 Division IV State Champions (Willie Snead III)

Boys Soccer

1986 Class B-C State Champions (Dan Walcott)
2003 Division II State Champions (Jack Heyboer)

Boys Swimming & Diving

1988 Class BCD State Champions (Kimble/Klaasen)
1989 Class BCD State Champions (Kimble/Klaasen)
1990 Class BCD Runner Up
2011 Division III Runner Up
2018 Division III State Champions (Smeenge/Tolsma)
2019 Division III State Champions (Smeenge/Tolsma)

Boys Tennis

1953 Class B State Champions (Clare Pott)
1954 Class B State Champions (Clare Pott)
1961 Class B Runner Up
1962 Class B Runner Up
1963 Class B State Champions (Clare Pott)
1965 Class B State Champions (Clare Pott)
1990 Class B Runner Up
1998 Division III Runner Up

Girls

Competitive Cheer

2005 Class B Runner Up
2007 Division II State Champions (Beth Cunningham)

Softball

1976 Class B State Champions (Dennis Spoelman)

Girls Swimming & Diving

1996 Class BCD State Champions (Walters/Klaasen)
1997 Class BCD Runner Up

Girls Tennis

1993 Class B State Champions (Tom Buursma)
2001 Division III Runner Up
2005 Division III State Champions (John Knoester)
2006 Division III State Champions (John Knoester)

Girls Track & Field

2018 Division II Runner Up
2019 Division II Runner Up

Volleyball

1994 Class B Runner Up
2007 Class B Runner Up
2008 Class B State Champions (Amy Berkenpas)