SPORTS RECAP: Week of 6-13-18
Dundee Central holds annual sports awards ceremony
DUNDEE--Athletes from the three sports seasons were honored Wednesday, June 6 at the Dundee Central School gymnasium. A number of students from each sport were honored as well as special individual awards presented. Mackenzie Strait was named the Pauline "Polly" Strait Female Athlete of the Year and William Wylie Hall won the David Summerson Male Athlete Award.
This year's Most Valuable Players included (all in the awards will be in the same sport order): William Bowers (football), Brianne Maloy (girls soccer), Joshua Kane (boys soccer), Ryan Prior (boys basketball), Mackenzie Strait (girls basketball), Isabella Cleary (winter cheer), Kenneth Empson (wrestling), Mercedez Roy (girls bowling), Jared Hartman (boys bowling), Kenneth Empson (baseball), Mackenzie Strait (softball), Hallie Knapp (girls track), Austin Brace (boys track), Elizabeth Medina (volleyball) and Wyatt Jordan (trap shooting).
Lee Gibson award winners: Cameron Denmark, Haille Empson, Brandon Edmister, William Hall, Alyssah Newell, Meghan Teeter, Trenton Lane, Jaedyn Brewer, Connor Muck, Kyle Cratsley, Haille Empson, Madison Everetts, Preston Cratsley, Mackenzie Strait and Zack Neu.
Varsity Club Sportsmanship: Harry Nice, Madison Everetts, Alec Champlain, Austin Gibson, Megan Sutherland, Haley Jefferson, Steven Ameigh, Edele Morgan, Alec Champlin, Stephen Smith, Megan Sutherland, Melina Everetts, Preston Cole, Alyssah Newell and Jared Hartman.
Sports Booster Appreciation: Leif Hoyt, Mercedez Roy, Trenton Lane, Robert Clark, Makenzie Cratsley, Sheyenne Ayers, Leif Hoyt, Erika Gould, Lucas Bowden, Tanor Morrison, Brianne Maloy, Elizabeth Medina, Matthew Wood, Sarah Boudinot and Hunter Crofoot.
Individual award winners: Tanor Morrison (Keith Cagle Award), Samuel Richards (Dale Howell Award), Preston Cole (Ray Fultz Award), Kyle Cratsley (Richard Kendall Award), Paul Knapp (Skorusa Award), Lily Hall (Bolvig Female Award), William Wylie Hall (Bolvig Male Award), Melina Everetts (Pole Vault Record), William Wylie Hall (Long Jump Record) and Mackenzie Strait (Most Three-Point Field Goals in a Single Game).
Penn Yan Academy celebrates athletes with awards
PENN YAN--Penn Yan Academy held the 52nd Annual Sports Awards program, Monday, June 11. Sydney Bloom and Dylan Stape took the top honors of the night winning the Girls and Boys Coaches' Trophies.
Other award winners included:Aaron Mumby, Matt Harer Memorial Sportsmanship Award; Dylan Stape, Edward L. Pond Football Award; Clayton Kiovuniemi, William R. Crissy Golf Award; Alvaro "Tito" Chavez, Penn Yan Boys Soccer Alumni Award; Brady Logan, Sue Gute Spirit Award; Emily Wunder, Debra Carroll Patton Volleyball Award; Cade Curbeau, Coach Jerry Turner Basketball Award; Rielly Stewart, Finger Lakes USBC Sportsmanship Award; Emily Thomas and Kari Ayers, Jane Conley Memorial Bowling Award; Brandon Sherman, V.F.W. Vic Swanson Memorial Baseball Award; Hannah Keech and Elissa Callaway, PYA Girls Lacrosse Alumni Scholarship; Austin Blumbergs, PYA Boys Lacrosse Alumni Award; Megan Griffin and Austin Blumbergs, Cheryl Karweck Poole Memorial Scholarship; Serina Sheradin, Penn Yan Softball Alumni Award; Maci Nicholson, Nora Michelle Bartlett Award in Girls Track; Derrick Riviello and Emily Wunder, United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award; Benedict DeMoras, Fred Marshall Jr. American Legion Award; Sydney Bloom, The Shirley Trombley Spirit Award; Shelby Woodard, Stork Insurance Sportsmanship Award; Austin Blumbergs, Ken Johnson Sports Award; Donald McMahon, Kyle Hopkins Outstanding Teammate Award.
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Class B Individual Sectional Title Holders: Emma Harling, Shot Put; Maci Nicholson, Steeplechase; Joddie Decker, 3000 Meter; Molly Pullen, Tennis; Claire Pullen, Tennis.
Varsity Club Winners: Benedict Demoras (two sports), Donald McMahon (two sports), Megan Griffin, Dylan Stape (two sports), Maci Nicholson (two sports), Melanie Gleason (two sports), Shelby Woodard, Peter Nicholson, Emily Wunder, Zachary Blauvelt, Sydney Bloom, Kari Ayers, Jenna Compton, Coty Bailey, Conner Fingar, Austin Lafferty, Hannah Keech, and Cole Egburtson.
Heart Award Winners: Ayden Mowry, Austin Blumbergs, Chloe Madigan, Conner Fingar, Grace Murphy, Rachel Wheeler, Jenna Curbeau, Max Brodmann, Sydney Bloom, Desmond Battin, Jon Mashewske, Peyton Comfort, Emily Augustine, Jack Peterson (two sports), Mason Bishop, Matthew Moniot, Alex Thiesmeyer, Connor Moore, Alison Winslow, Teresa Pietrusinski, Kayla Andersen and Ryan Bailey.
Scholar athletes recognized at Penn Yan
PENN YAN--Penn Yan Academy and the New York State Public High School Athletic Association recognized student athletes, Thursday, June 7 at Penn Yan. Both team and individual awards were presented. Scholar Athlete teams must be a varsity team, with the minimum team composite grade average of 90 percent for 75 percent of the roster. Each individual with a 90 percent or higher individual GPA qualifies for this award and receives a recognition pin while the school receives a certificate for display.
The teams include:
Boys Tennis: 90.983 percent - Alexander Thiesmeyer, Lukas Spears, Connor Hunter and Nicholas Egburtson.
Baseball: 93.293 percent - Donald McMahon, Matthew Moniot, Nicholas Hoover, Peyton Schuck, Kyle Miller, Joshua Smith and Gregory Hoke, Jr.
Softball: 92.864 percent - Kayla Andersen, Melanie Gleason, Serina Sheradin, Shelby Woodard, Kiana Larham, Taylor Hight and Adriana Rodriguez.
Girls Lacrosse: 90.441 percent - Brady Logan, Rachel Wheeler, Sydney Bloom, Megan Griffin, Allison Dixon and Hannah Keech.
If a team does not meet the scholar athlete team criteria, the individuals with a GPA greater than or equal to 90 percent are eligible to receive a pin.
The award winners include: Tyler Griffin, Clay Kinyoun, Conner Fingar and Austin Blumbergs (Boys Lacrosse); Allyssa Johnson, Abigail Miller, Emma Harling and Joddie Decker (Track and Field); Benedict DeMoras, Lee Miller, Daytona Bailey, Peyton Silliman and Daniel Jiang (Track and Field).
Nicholson runs in state final
CICERO-Penn Yan's Maci Nicholson competed in the New York State Track and Field Championships at Cicero-North Syracuse High School last week. Nicholson ran in division two and finished the 2000 Meter Steeplechase in 8:04.51. She was 31st overall and 15th in her division.
Odessa-Montour holds annual awards ceremony
Odessa-Montour athletes were recognized for their dedication and outstanding achievements, Thursday, June 7 at the school auditorium. Individuals in each sport were recognized as well as the athletes of the year. Above, Gillian Clark and Curtis Harris were awarded the Harold Lynch Athlete of the Year title.
O-M's Elliott fifth at states
CICERO--Odessa-Montour's Zach Elliott competed in the New York State Track and Field Championships at Cicero-North Syracuse High School last week.
Elliott threw the discus in division two. His best distance was 140' 7" good for fifth place.
LaMoreaux signs with Lycoming College
Watkins Glen basketball player Ryanna LaMoreaux signed with Lycoming College, Friday, June 8 in a special recognition at the Watkins library. Lycoming College, in Williamsport, Pennsylvania competes in Division III and currently has around 1,400 students. LaMoreaux saw sectional basketball titles at Watkins Glen as well as winning the state championship in 2017, the school's first. Above, Ryanna (center) signs with sister Alexandria (left) and mother Rebekah Carroll (right).