The Miller Media Group and the First National Bank in Taylorville are proud to present the area athletes of the month for November.
Female Athlete of the Month
The Female Athlete of the Month is Abby Moats. Abby is a senior outside hitter on the Taylorville Tornado volleyball team. She served as a captain this year and amassed 153 service points, 46 aces, 167 kills and 225 digs. Abby was recognized for her efforts all year long by garnering All Tournament Team at Mattoon, Central State 8 All Conference Special Mention and Central State 8 Academic All Conference. Coach Peabody was thankful for Abby’s leadership this year.
Male Athlete of the Month
The Male Athlete of the Month is Austin Chausse. Austin is a senior running back and defensive back on the Nokomis Redskins football team. Austin did it all for the Redskins in his tenure as a football player. He is the Nokomis High record holder in career points, career TD’s, career INT’s, season points, season TD’s, and career extra point kicks. He had 1155 yards rushing, 247 years receiving, 26 TD’s, 192 points scored, 46 tackles and 7 INTs. He was recognized as Prairie State 1st Team running back and defensive back, Prairie State offensive player of the year, IHSFCA All State Team and IHSFCA All State Academic Team. Austin did it all in a banner year for Redskins.
The Miller Media Group and The First National Bank in Taylorville salute these athletes for their hard work and dedication. Watch every month as we select a male and female athlete from the towns in Central Illinois.