Football Team Honored by Westminster City Council
The honors keep coming for the Westminster Wolves Football team.
The Westminster City Council invited the team to appear before the community at Monday night’s meeting as a way to recognize the players and coaches for their extraordinary season.
"You are part of Westminster, a part of us," said Mayor Herb Atchison, who invited the team to the meeting. "Thank you for an amazing season. We are very proud of you."It was a sentiment shared by members of the council as well, who took time to say thank you. "These memories will be with you your lifetime," said Emma Pinter.
The Wolves finished the season 9-0 in league play on the way to winning the Flatirons League Championship. Their only season loss came during the first round of the state playoffs.
It was a year of honors for the team in which five players were named to the league 1st team, seven players were named to the 2nd team and five players received honorable mention. In addition, Dillon Pace was named Defensive Player of the Year.Principal Kiffany Kiewiet had still another award to talk about Monday night. She announced that Dillon Pace and Gerardo Rodriquez had been selected to play in the CHSSA All-State Football game on June 10. Coach Kerry Dennison was also selected to coach one of the teams.
As a team, the Wolves also racked up some very impressive statistics:
- Led the league in points per game and total points scored
- Led the league in total yards per game
- Average 30 point differential for each game
- Led the league in least points allowed (8.6 pts per game)
- Led the league in interceptions
- Led the league in least yards allowed
Coach Kerry Dennison was also named League Coach of the Year as well as IBM Hero of the Week and Denver Bronco Coach of the week.
The team also appeared before the Board of Education last week where Coach Dennison showed off the League Championship Banner that will now hang at the school.
Posted December 14, 2015