Congrats to Warren Central graduates Kayland Jackson and Tristen Tonte. Jackson and Tonte have been selected as the 2017 Warren Central Athletes of the Year. Last year's winners consisted of: Bryeana Byrdsong (Girls Track), Trent Pruitt (Wrestling) and Jackson Sandala (Boys Swim).
Last Saturday, June 3, Kayland Jackson became the first Lady Warrior to win back to back IHSAA Girls Track State Titles since Logan Hayes in (2009-2010). Jackson completed her second consecutive undefeated season in the 100m Hurdles and holds the school record. Jackson's consistency helped restore Warren Central Girls Track into a state power by helping the Lady Warriors place IHSAA State Runner-Up (2015) and IHSAA State Champions in (2016 & 2017). In addition to her track prowess, Jackson was selected to the All MIC and Marion County teams in volleyball. Jackson will leave Warren as one of the most decorated overall athletes in school history and will attend Western Kentucky, this fall, to play volleyball.
In two years, Tristen Tonte became one of the best overall athletes in a very talented Warren Central senior class of 2017. Tonte is 3-time IHSAA State Runner-Up in Wrestling and helped lead the Warriors to the IHSAA State Championship in (2016). Tonte led the wrestling team in scoring the past two years. Last fall, Tonte posted a dominate senior season for the Warren Central Football team. As starting running back, Tonte rushed for over 1,000 yards and scored over 30 touchdowns. Also, Tonte was a very effective back up QB. Tonte earned All MIC, All Marion County and All State honors in 2016. In addition, Tonte was selected to play in this summers North vs South All Star Football Game. Tonte will attend Marian University this fall and play football.
Again, congrats to Kayland Jackson and Tristen Tonte for being selected Athletes of the Year by the Warren Central Athletic Department!!