AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Abbie Ahern, Jordan-Elbridge girls basketball. The Eagles pulled out a 41-37 victory over the Cato-Meridian Blue Devils in the February 12 season opener largely due to Ahern notching 16 points, including a trio of free throws.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Mike Grant, Homer boys bowling. Helped by Grant’s 622 series and 235 high game, the Trojans recorded a 7-0 shutout of the Weedsport Warriors in an Onondaga High School League match on February 11.
Nagle Athletic Services Winning Moment: Jack Dalgety, West Genesee boys basketball, earning five straight points in the fourth quarter of the Wildcats’ February 12 game at Cicero-North Syracuse to put his team ahead for good in an eventual 53-44 victory.
Sports Center 481 Driving Force: Luke Renaud, Skaneateles boys ice hockey. Helped by Renaud’s three-goal hat trick, the Lakers withstood a challenge from the Cortland-Homer Golden Eagles and fought to a 4-2 victory in the February 11 opener at Allyn Arena.
Summitcars.com Coach of the Week: Gary Peterson, Baldwinsville girls bowling. Through 12 matches this season, the Bees have not lost, shutting out most of its opponents while putting up consistently high scores while based at B’ville Sports Bowl.
Syracuse Fitness Store Standout: Will Hardy, Tully boys basketball. The Black Knights got a satisfying 70-63 victory over the reigning Section III Class C champion Weedsport Warriors on February 13 and Hardy had a lot to do with it, hitting five 3-pointers and getting 27 points overall.
Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Student-Athlete: Will Sterling, Weedsport boys swimming. Sterling recorded first-place finishes in the 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard individual medley to help the Warriors get an 85-64 win over the Pulaski Blue Devils on February 13.
Syracuse Sauna King Superstar: Jameson Bucktooth, Syracuse ice hockey. Were it not for Bucktooth’s three-goal hat trick, the Cougars may have faced some trouble in its February 12 season opener against Cicero-North Syracuse, but instead won 6-2.
U.S. Army Male Athlete: Jarin Beaufort, Bishop Ludden boys basketball. To help the Gaelic Knights rally in the fourth quarter and defeat Bishop Grimes 59-56 on February 12, Beaufort had to put up lots of baskets on his way to a career-best 32 points.
U.S. Army Female Athlete: Lexie Roe, Fayetteville-Manlius girls basketball. Scoring 20 first-half points in the Hornets’ February 11 season opener against the Henninger Black Knights, Roe was able to record her 1,000th career point and helped her team win 66-32