Mt. Vernon Register-News

September 22, 2010

Portner, Williams win SIGA POY honors

Powell Latimer

MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon’s Tom Portner and Tommie Williams were named SIGA Player of the Year and Senior Player of the Year last weekend.

Both players won on the strength of winning the SIGA Championship at Green Hills in July. Portner won his third championship title this summer while Williams won his fifth senior championship in the last six years.

Portner’s award makes him a six-time SIGA Player of the Year. He won the award in 93, 94, 2002, 2007, 2008 and 2010

Williams has now won the senior POY award in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010.