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November 9, 2012

Peabody High to induct 20 into athletic Hall of Fame

Here is the full list to inductees for the Peabody High Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2012

Helder Braz: Three season track standout, Hall of Famer at UMass-Dartmouth

Kevin Bettencourt: Class of 2002, 1,000 point club member, went on to led NCAA tourney teams at Bucknell

Frank Candela: The Flash, Peabody’s all-time leading rusher and a baseball draftee. Parade All-American as a senior in 1997.

Amy Nizwantowski: Class of 2002, field hockey standout

Phil Mitchell: Excellent pitcher led Peabody to two Eastern Mass. Finals berths

Molly Foster: Athletic Trainer from 1992-2000 goes in as a dedicated contributor

Bill Elwell: Standout golfer from the 1970’s

Rich Kiley: Agganis football all-star and key basketball contributor from the early 1970’s

Anthony Ferreira: Member of the undefeated 1969 football team and big-time field event performer in track

Chuck Tobey: Member of the undefeated 1969 football team and a monster rebounder in basketball

Matt Funchion: 1975 football captain that went on to play at Boston College

Monque (McHenry) Drumheller: Member of two GBL champion girls basketball teams

Kerry (Newhall) Heath: Three-sport standout excelled in girls basketball in the early 1990’s

Sherri (Cove) Zerfoss: Three sport standout played for the 1985 state championship girls basketball team and was an excellent hitter in softball and was GBL scoring champ in field hockey.

Michael Ring: Soccer goalie has 20 shutouts over two years.

Jonathan Harris: Exceptional swimmer who scored over 100 points in each of his four years.

Ted Grevelis: Football standout also set track records in the hurdles

James May: Two-way starter for the 1990 state championship football team and set a lacrosse record for points by a defender.

Andrew Thain: 1950 multi-sport standout who went on to coach at the middle school level

William Crean: All-Star on the 1921 state championship football team.

This outstanding group of athletes will be introduced at Coley Lee Field on Thanksgiving Day morning before the Tanners kickoff. The honorees will then be inducted into the Peabody High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday evening, November 23, 2012 during a gala banquet at the Danversport Yacht Club. Tickets are currently available to the public at the PHS Athletic Director’s office or by calling (978) 536-4752.

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