HORSHAM on-baller Nick Pekin won his second club senior best and fairest in three years at the Demons’ presentation night on Friday.
Pekin, in his first season as assistant coach, polled 53 votes to beat co-coach Jordyn Burke, who finished on 41 votes.
Wingman John Wood rounded out the top three on 37 votes.
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A Grade netballer Zoe Heard also won her second best and fairest since arriving at the club three years ago.
In a tight finish, Heard, 35 votes, won by two votes from attackers Steph Thomson, 33, and Georgia Duncan, 30.
Thomson won best under-21 player and Duncan took out best finals player.
Jye Smith was a runaway winner in the reserves best and fairest despite playing just 10 matches.
Smith, who was also a joint winner of the league best and fairest with Dimboola’s Jackson O’Neill, scored 49 votes to defeat Joel Ladlow, 31 votes, while Josh Pekin and Cullen Williams tied for third on 22 votes.
In B Grade netball, Mel Scott doubled up by winning the club and league best and fairest awards.
Scott, 58 votes, finished 23 votes clear of her nearest team-mate Janelle Knight, 35, in the club best and fairest.
Amanda Worthy rounded out the placings on 24 votes, while Amy Kemp won the C Grade best and fairest.
Kemp was another who took out club and league best and fairest in her grade. Jaymi O’Connor finished second on 36 votes.
Trent Woolman topped the under-17s football best and fairest, while Jayden Besford was crowned the under-14 best player.
Jedda Heard, 26 votes, was awarded the 17 and under netball best and fairest – four votes clear from captain Maggie McFarlane, 22 votes.
Faith McKenzie and Lily Martin won the 15 and under A and B awards respectively.
Brittany Baker won the 13 and under A competition’s top award, while Tiarni Robertson and Bethany Horton were the 13 and under B joint winners.
Life memberships were awarded to footballers Brad Hartigan, Chris Walsh and Joel Geue for their long-serving contributions to the club.