Awards for 1/13/2024

AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Logan Langel, Hamilton girls basketball. The Emerald Knights held off Westmoreland 52-49 on January 11 as Langel led with 18 points, adding five rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Atlas Fence All-Star: Hailey Payment, Fulton girls bowling. Shooting a 618 series with a high game of 245, Payment helped the Red Dragons with a clash of unbeaten sides with Baldwinsville 7-0 on January 10.

Attilios Ace Award:  Josie DePalma, Christian Brothers Academy girls volleyball. Earning eight aces to go with 17 digs, DePalma paced the Brothers as it defeated Chittenango in four sets on January 12.

Byrne Dairy Prime Performer: Jeff Dewar, Holland Patent boys basketball. The Golden Knights prevailed 71-48 over Mount Markham as Dewar paced the attack and finished the night with 30 points.

CNY Sealing and Paving Defensive Standout: Liverpool girls basketball. The Warriors continued its season-long run by giving up just two field goals in the first half to Baldwinsville and just 31 points to Fayetteville-Manlius.

Ethan Allen Award of Excellence: Jacob Hurd, New Hartford wrestling. Earning the 101-pound championship during the January 6 Leo J. Sammon Tournament at Central Valley Academy, Hurd was named Most Outstanding Wrestler.

Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Outstanding Athlete: Truman Reminicky, Central Square boys swimming. Reminicky was victorious on January 13 in the Salt City Dive Invitational with a state meet-qualifying 494.00 points.

The Image Press Icon: Grayson Wallace, Fabius-Pompey boys basketball. Tearing it up in the Falcons’ 87-62 victory over Onondaga on January 12, Wallace poured in 44 points, helped by five 3-pointers.

M. Lemp Jewelers Rewarding Effort: Logan Duval, Oswego boys indoor track and field. Duval was victorious in the shot put and third in the weight throw during the January 13 morning session of the Fred Kirschenheiter Memorial at SRC Arena.

Mooney Marketing Group/Bristol 7 Enterprises Major Performance: Ava Hildebrant, Jordan-Elbridge girls basketball. The Eagles defeated Clyde-Savannah 79-32 on January 12 as Hildebrant had 22 points, five steals and six rebounds.

North Syracuse Lawn and Snow Notable Effort: Chase Nevils, Copenhagen wrestling. Nevils made his way to the 124-pound championship during the January 12 Southern Tier Memorial Tournament in Elmira.

Nye Automotive Mark of Excellence: Teagan Hopkins, Canastota girls volleyball. Trujillo amassed 24 assists and kept Canastota on a good course as it defeated Westmoreland in four sets in January 10.

Purcell Paints Prime Performer: Luke Beck, West Genesee ice hockey. It took Beck stopping all 26 shots he faced to help the Wildcats pull out a 1-0 decision over CNY Fusion on January 12 at Shove Park.

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Student-Athlete: Susie Pittman, Cazenovia girls indoor track and field. Pittman won the pole vault and helped the Lakers take the 4×400 relay during the afternoon session of the January 13 Fred Kirschenheiter Memorial.

University Sports Shop/Manny’s Major Moment: Nate Francis, Cicero-North Syracuse boys basketball, hitting a 3-pointer with 1:45 to put the Northstars ahead for good as it prevailed 60-57 over Niagara Falls on January 12.

Upstate Urology Upstart: Selina Moore, Sherburne-Earlville girls wrestling. Moore claimed the 145-pound championship during the January 12 Eastern States Girls Classic at Sullivan County Community College.

U.S. Army Athlete of the Week: Donnel Ayers, Syracuse City boys bowling. Though Syracuse lost 7-0 to East Syracuse Minoa on January 12, Ayers shot games of 279 and 268 on his way to a 734 series.

Wilkins RV Winning Player: Tom Hellenthal, Cooperstown boys swimming. When the Hawkeyes beat Rome Free Academy and Oneida on January 11, Hellenthal finished first in both the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke.