DYNAMIC midfielder Martin van Rooy is Warrnambool Rangers’ best and fairest.
Van Rooy, 19, claimed the Rangers’ top honour at its end-of-season presentation night at Warrnambool racecourse.
The award backed up his Scott Anwyl Medal win, for the best division one player in the Ballarat and District Soccer Association last month.
He polled 35 votes from 20 matches, using a 3-2-1 system, to finish well clear of his teammates.
Talented teenager Dechlan Picken was runner-up with 19 votes, while Dylan Johnstone was third with 13.
The women’s count finished with a tie between Emily Whelan and Shkara Rantall, who each finished with 19 votes.
Whelan had 17 votes at the halfway mark before a stellar second half of the season from Rantall allowed her a share of the spoils. Captain Raya Rantall was third with 16 votes.
Eli Slater was the reserves’ champion, polling 21 votes to also claim a league-club double.
Cameron Pyke and Ben Harkin tied for second with 11 votes.
Tom Cowling claimed the under 15 award with 22 votes, two votes clear of Liam Burns.
Lucas Mullins was a clear winner in the under 13s, polling 16 votes to finish six ahead of Owen Kirby.