Awards for 4/13/2024

AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Gabby Putman, Cicero-North Syracuse girls lacrosse. Putman won nine draws and also netted a pair of goals as the Northstars blew out West Genesee 15-4 on April 11 at Bragman Stadium.

Atlas Fence All-Star:  Chris Zellar, Baldwinsville boys track and field. The Bees rolled past Liverpool 100-41 in the April 10 season opener at LHS Stadium as Zellar finished first in the 200 and 400-meter sprints and the 800-meter run, too.

Attilios Ace Award: Haleigh Fisher, Sherburne-Earlville softball. Fisher got all 21 of her outs from strikeouts and threw a no-hitter as the Marauders shut out Adirondack 7-0 on April 10.

Byrne Dairy Prime Performer: Carson Kempney, Lowville boys lacrosse. Between his four goals and three assists, Kempney was able to help Lowville pull away and top Watertown IHC 15-4 on April 11.

CNY Sealing and Paving Defensive Standout: Ryleigh Gill, Jordan-Elbridge girls lacrosse. Without Gill recording nine saves, the Eagles get overwhelmed by Vernon-Verona-Sherrill on April 13 instead of gaining a 6-3 victory.

Ethan Allen Award of Excellence: Lauren Rey, Clinton girls track and field. Rey’s first-place finishes in the 100 and 200-meter sprint propelled the Comets to a top finish during the April 13 Tully Coed Invitational.

Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Outstanding Athlete: Elise Courto, New Hartford girls golf. Shooting a 31 for nine holes, Courto broke par and helped the Spartans roll past Utica Proctor 140-168 on April 11.

The Image Press Icon: Chris Mattot, Liverpool boys lacrosse. In three consecutive games, Mattot notched three-goal hat tricks, helping the Warriors beat Auburn and Christian Brothers Academy after a double-overtime defeat to Vestal.

M. Lemp Jewelers Rewarding Effort: Logan Bronner, Chittenango boys tennis. Bronner won all three of his singles matches and helped the Bears get to a 3-0 start with wins over LaFayette, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill and Mexico.

Mooney Marketing Group/Bristol 7 Enterprises Major Performance: Ty Corey, Phoenix baseball. Not only did Corey pitch a complete-game shutout with 11 strikeouts in beating Solvay 13-0 on May 9, he had three hits and three RBIs at the plate.

North Syracuse Lawn and Snow Notable Effort: Maggie Brown, Cato-Meridian girls track and field. Brown won the long jump, high jump, 100-meter hurdles and helped in a winning relay as the Blue Devils took out Syracuse Academy of Science 114-26 on April 10.

Nye Automotive Mark of Excellence: Xavier Doty, Fulton boys lacrosse. When the Red Dragons ripped past Central Square 14-5 on May 11, Doty had a whole lot to do it, matching the Redhawks with five goals and adding two assists.

Purcell Paints Prime Performer: Brit Dicob, Beaver River baseball. Notching a home run, double, single and five RBIs, Dicob just missed the cycle but still led the Beavers past Indian River 18-4 on April 9.

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Student-Athlete: McKenna Johnson, Fabius-Pompey girls track and field. A large reason why the Falcons were able to edge Bishop Grimes 67-63 on April 11 was Johnson sweeping the 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meter distance runs.

University Sports Shop/Manny’s Major Moment: Taylor Novack, Fayetteville-Manlius girls lacrosse, scoring the tying goal with 28 seconds left in regulation and the winning goal in overtime to help the Hornets rally past Jamesville-DeWitt 11-10 on April 12.

Upstate Urology Upstart: Sam Brazell, Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse. When the Wildcats pulled away from reigning two-time state Class A champion Balwinsville 16-9 on April 11, Brazell was in the middle of it with four goal and three assists.

U.S. Army Athlete of the Week: Matt Greene, New Hartford baseball. The Spartans shut out Holland Patent 6-0 on April 9 led by Greene, who threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings and only allowed one hit while also recording an RBI at the plate.

Wilkins RV Winning Player: Anna Pierce, Tully softball. Unleashing lots of power in the Black Knights’ 13-3 win over Tully on April 9, Pierce cranked a home run, added a triple and finished with five RBIs.