Awards for 11/27/2021

AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Colton Kempney, Beaver River boys cross country. With a time of 16 minutes, 6.5 seconds, Kempney won the state Class D championship race at Chenango Valley on November 13.


The Amish Group Master Builder: Mischa Palmitesso, Oswego girls ice hockey. When the Buccaneers pulled away from Alexandria Bay 6-1 in the November 23 season opener, Palmitesso put in a pair of goals and added an assist.


Atlas Fence All-Star: Sam Sorenson, Homer football. Sorenson ran for 141 yards and two touchdowns and also recorded 14 tackles to help the Trojans put away New Hartford 34-20 and take the Section III Class B championship on November 12.


E.J. Electric Electrifying Performance: Hana Spaulding, Skaneateles girls swimming. Spaulding finished fourth in the 50-yard freestyle and sixth in the 100-yard freestyle during the November 19-20 state championship meet at Ithaca College.


Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Male Athlete of the Week: Austin Cotterill, Cortland boys bowling. The Purple Tigers defeated Liverpool 2-1 in the November 23 season opener as Cotterill shot a third-game 243 to complete a 619 series.


Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Female Athlete of the Week: Anna Rayhill, New Hartford girls soccer. It was Rayhill’s goal that proved the game-winner when the Spartans knocked off Southside 2-1 for the state Class A championship on November 14.


Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Reese Fellows, West Canada Valley girls basketball. Fellows piled up 18 points and 16 rebounds as the Indians capped its opening weekend of the season by handling Sherburne-Earlville 69-30 on November 27.


Nagle Turf Winning Moment: Jack Phillips, Skaneateles boys soccer, deflecting in the game-winning goal in overtime as the Lakers, defeating Bath Haverling 2-1, won the state Class B championship November 14 at Middletown.


Purcell Paints Hometown Hockey Hero: Alexa Thompson, Clinton girls. As the Warriors dominated Beekmantown 11-0 on November 27, Thompson was busy recording a three-goal hat trick, also earning an assist.


Shute’s Water Systems Star Performance: Caeden Cox, Marcellus boys cross country. The Section III Class C individual champion also finished ninth in the state Class B championship race November 13 at Chenango Valley.


Syracuse Fitness Store Standout: Donovan Nelson, Sauquoit Valley boys basketball. When the Indians put away Laurens 65-53 on November 26, elson was at the forefront with a team-high total of 24 points.


Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Student-Athlete: Karsyn Burnash, South Jefferson girls cross country. Best among Section III runners, Burnash finished 10th in the state Class C championship race November 13 at Chenango Valley.


Syracuse Sauna King Superstar: Kyrah Wilbur, Baldwinsville girls basketball. The Bees won a tough 60-56 decision over Shaker in the November 27 season opener as Wilbur got a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds.


U.S. Army Male Athlete: Jaxon Razmovski, Cicero-North Syracuse football. The Northstars beat Corning 20-16 in the November 20 Class AA regional final as Razmovski completed 14 of 21 passes for 216 yards.


U.S. Army Female Athlete: Izzie Sullivan, Fayetteville-Manlius girls cross country. Sullivan, earning a time of 17 minute, 41.8 seconds, capped her freshman season by winning the state Class A championship November 13 at Chenango Valley.


Zero Draft Defensive Standout: Tristan Kofronta, Christian Brothers Academy football. Kofronta’s two first-half interceptions helped spark the Brothers to a 42-0 shutout of Union-Endicott in the November 19 Class A regional final.