The Port Clinton High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has announced the Class of 2022. Don Drusbacky, Chelsea Beck Carvalho, Allie Reynolds, Marcus Hunt, and Niul Manske will join the high ranks of Port Clinton athletes and coaches inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame Induction Dinner will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16. Inductees will be introduced at the football game on Friday, Sept. 16, and then inducted at the Hall of Fame Banquet the next evening.
Ticket sales will be announced at a later date. For more information call Port Clinton High School at 419-734-2147.
Don Drusbacky has long-served the Port Clinton City School District as a teacher in the Social Studies Department and a coach in the Athletic Department. He has been honored for 50 years of service to the Boys Basketball Program and received the prestigious Bob Arnzen Award presented by the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association for longevity at an OHSAA School.
In addition to serving as the Head Football Coach at his alma mater, he also served as the interim Head Basketball Coach after the passing of the beloved Tom Bodager.
Chelsea Beck Carvalho, Class of 2010, was a standout tennis player for the Lady Redskins from 2006-2009. She concluded her high school career with 121 wins, which ties her for the most all-time in the prestigious Port Clinton girls tennis program.
In addition to being a multiple Sandusky Bay Conference (SBC) champion, Carvalho qualified for the State Tournament all four years of high school. After graduation she attened Tiffin University, amassing 120 wins, 75 at doubles, second all-time at Tiffin University.
Allie Reynolds, Class of 2011, was a standout in swimming and track and field at Port Clinton High School. In the swimming pool, she was a member of multiple relays that qualified for the State Championships her junior and senior years in 2010-2011.
Reynolds earned All-Ohio Honors both years based on top eight finishes. Throwing both the shot put and discus, she was an SBC champion, and a district champion, a regional runner-up and the state runner-up in the discus her senior year. After graduation, Reynolds attended Bowling Green State University, competing in both swimming and track and field.
Marcus Hunt, Class of 2010, was a 4-year lettermen for the Redskins golf team. Hunt was First-Team All-SBC three years and was the Sandusky Bay Conference Player of the Year his junior and senior years. In OHSAA tournament play, Hunt advanced to the District Tournament all four years of high school, and was Sectional Medalist his junior and senior Years. He advanced to the District II State Tournament his junior year, finishing 27th out of 72 golfers.
Hunt graduated from the University of Findlay where he was a 4-year lettermen on the mens golf team, and All-GLIAC for two years and All-Midwest Region. He left Findlay with the sixth lowest scoring average in school history.
Niul Manske, Class of 1994, earned eight varsity letters in cross-country, swimming, and track and field. He was a member of the 1991 SBC Championship Cross County Team, SBC Champion in the 1600-meter run, school record holder in the 200-meter free relay as a swimmer. Manske was a part of 57 first-place finishes in high school in his three sports.
After graduation from from Port Clinton, Manske attended Trinity University, where he was All-Conference in cross country and track and field and set the school record in the 1500-meter run.
The Trinity graduate went on to be a pentathlete, where at one time he was ranked first in the U.S., 9th in the World, and was a 2006 Pan American Games Champion.
Nomination forms for the Athletic Hall Class of 2023 are available online at the high school office or www.pccsd.net click on schools, high school, Athletics, Athletic Hall of Fame. Applications must be received by March 1, 2023.