Boys Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Soccer · January Athletes of the Month

Congratulations to our Varsity Girl’s soccer player, Teresa Esser, for being selected as January’s Female Athlete of the Month. Teresa is a captain on the varsity soccer team. She routinely displays hard work, leadership, a dedication on and off the field of play. Teresa is a humble player and puts her team’s interest ahead of her own. Teresa, a Junior, has been with the team for three years. Although her Sophomore year was cut short due to an injury, she has represented Southlands Christian Athletics well. Congrats Teresa!

Congratulations to our Varsity Boy’s Basketball player, Vashon Vaughn, for being selected as January’s Male Athlete of the Month. Vashon was promoted to captain this season. He has been a leader on the team this year by his example and demonstration of what is expected from each player. Vashon is an extremely gifted basketball player, with a great mindset of staying the course regardless of the results. Vashon is averaging 18 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 steals per game. He has continued to grow with his vocal leadership. On top of his God-given talent, he has shown maturity and “senior leadership” throughout the season. His work ethic has grown into one of his strengths and has been a pleasure to witness. Congratulations Vashon!