Bruette earns ND’s ‘Earl Dixon’

North Dickinson County School Photo Matthew Bruette, left, and Joseph Roell received major honors Wednesday at the North Dickinson County School athletic awards program

FELCH — Matthew Bruette, an MVP in three sports, received the Earl Dixon Award at the North Dickinson County School athletic banquet Wednesday.

“The Earl Dixon Award is the most prestigious award given each year to a Nordic athlete,” said athletic director Mike Roell.

Bruette was the team most valuable player in football, basketball and track,

Joseph Roell received the Doug Lehto Award, presented to a four-year boys basketball player with the highest grade point average.

Awards:

Football — Matthew Bruette, MVP; Brennan Donaldson, most valuable offense; Zachary Depotie, most improved player

Volleyball — Samantha Borvan, MVP; Briana Smith, most valuable defense; Kylie Gustafson, most valuable server; Skye Ledzian, Grace Mattson and Masyn Alexa, most improved; Savannah Longtin, most enthusiasm; Hannah Clark, Sam Borvin, Ricki Mattson, Briana Smith, Emily Forstrom, Savannah Longtin, Masyn Alexa, Grace Mattson, Kylie Gustafson, Skye Ledzian and Alison Mattson, coach’s award.

Track and Field Boys — Matthew Bruette, most valuable runner

Track and Field Girls — Masyn Alexa, most valuable runner; Skye Ledzian, most valuable field events

Girls Basketball — Briana Smith, MVP and defensive MVP; Micah Lindholm and Skye Ledzian, coach’s recognition

Boys Basketball — Matthew Bruette, MVP; Joe Roell, top rebounder