AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Sam Taylor, Fabius-Pompey boys soccer. The Falcons ran over the LaFayette Lancers 5-0 on October 26 and Taylor had the most to do with it, notching three goals for a hat trick and adding an assist before it was done.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Kara Burnett, Whitesboro girls tennis. Burnett earned an 8-0 shutout over Central Valley Academy’s Lauren Grabski in first singles as the Warriors were propelled to a 6-1 victory over the Thunder on October 27.
Nagle Athletic Services Winning Moment: Will Markwood, Manlius-Pebble Hill boys cross country, getting to the finish line first in 18 minutes, 11 seconds as part of the Trojans’ 21-40 win over the Bishop Grimes Cobras on October 28.
Sports Center 481 Driving Force: Trevor Tambourino, Westmoreland-Oriskany boys soccer. Westmoreland-Oriskany remained in form with a 4-0 shutout of Utica Academy of Science on October 30 as Tambourino racked up two goals and one assist.
Summitcars.com Coach of the Week: Kathryn Harris, East Syracuse Minoa field hockey. Harris hit the 100-victory mark for her coaching career on October 30 when the Spartans went to Holland Stadium and handled the Auburn Maroons 2-0.
Syracuse Fitness Store Standout: Neveah Christmas, Camden girls soccer. Maybe fitting her name, Christmas provided the gift of three goals and a hat trick to the Blue Devils in the course of a 7-1 romp over the Canastota Raiders on October 26.
Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Student-Athlete: Amory Francis, Baldwinsville gymnastics. Francis won the balance beam and uneven bars and won all-around honors with 31.35 as the Bees prevailed 123.80-111.65 over East Syracuse Minoa/Liverpool on October 28.
Syracuse Sauna King Superstar: Sydney Labayeski, Clinton field hockey. Labayeski is a big reason why the Warriors were undefeated this season, and stopped every shot she faced against the Holland Patent Golden Knights during a 0-0 draw on October 24.
Tuscarora Country Club Top Golfer: Tynan Jones, Skaneateles boys golf. At Skaneateles Country Club on October 24, the Lakers won a three-way match over league rivals Cazenovia and Westhill, led again by Jones, who shot 37 for nine holes.
U.S. Army Male Athlete: Ziad Abdul-Malak, Fayetteville-Manlius boys soccer. Helped by Abdul-Malak’s goal and three assists, the Hornets claimed a clash of undefeated teams on October 31, rolling past the East Syracuse Minoa Spartans 6-1.
U.S. Army Female Athlete: Emily Ratazzi, Rome Free Academy girls cross country. Ratazzi won a close individual race in 19 minutes, 26 seconds, setting the pace for the Black Knights as it defeated the Camden Blue Devils 23-36 on October 24.