AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Madelyn McCormack, Remsen girls volleyball. An All-Central New York first-team selection, McCormack amassed 275 kills and 156 digs this season, adding 51 aces.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Jed Brazo, Cortland-Homer ice hockey. Leading the Golden Eagles to the Section III Division II semifinals, Brazo finished the season with 29 goals and 26 assists for 55 points.
Sam’s Auto Body Sensational Athlete: Benjamin Barnes, DeRuyter boys basketball. For the undefeated Rockets, Barnes did it all, averaging 15.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.8 steals per game.
Sport Center 481 Driving Force: Jordyn Lanaux, Herkimer boys basketball. The Magicians’ success in 2019-20 could be directly tied to Lanaux and the 30 points, four rebounds and four assists per game he contributed.
Summitcars.com Coach of the Week: Michelle Whitley, South Jefferson girls basketball. At the top of the state rankings for most of the season, the Spartans were able to repeat as Section III Class B champions.
Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Student-Athlete: Cam Lowe, Skaneateles boys ice hockey. Not only did Lowe excel on defense for the undefeated Lakers, he also contributed 11 goals and 19 assists for 30 points.
Upstate Medical University Magic Moment: Oneida girls volleyball team earning the Section III Class B championship over rival Vernon-Verona-Sherrill in head coach Cindy Bobo’s last game before retirement.
U.S. Army Male Athlete: Belal Hamad, Syracuse boys swimming. Hamad led his team throughout the season and qualified for the state championship meet in one of his specialties, the 200-yard freestyle.
U.S. Army Female Athlete: Ariana Hilliard, Morrisville-Eaton girls volleyball. Hilliard led the Warriors with 470 assists, averaging better than 23 assists per match along with 54 aces for the season.
Wegmans Winning Player: Edwin Seton, Institute of Technology Central boys basketball. An All-Central New York first-team selection, Seton was unstoppable with 26 points, 5.0 assists and 3.5 steals per game.