Awards for 5/11/2024

AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Patrick Boyle, Syracuse City boys lacrosse. Boyle was unstoppable, putting up eight goals and adding three assists, to help Syracuse roll past Oswego 17-9 on May 7.

Atlas Fence All-Star: Jack Phelan, Cortland boys track and field. The Purple Tigers picked up a 75-61 victory over Westhill on May 8 helped by Phelan winning the long jump and triple jump and running a leg on the victorious 4×100 relay.

Attilios Ace Award: Jack Donlin, Cazenovia baseball. In the span of seven days, Donlin pitched two complete games, hit three runs (including a grand slam) and, in the latter of those complete games, gave Phoenix its first defeat of the season 10-0 on May 10.

Byrne Dairy Prime Performer: Emma Zyskowski, Whitesboro softball. Whitesboro beat archrival New Hartford 12-7 on May 7 in large part due to Zyskowski’s bat as she belted a home run, added three singles, scored three runs and had four RBIs.

CNY Sealing and Paving Defensive Standout: Zeno Mummer, Clinton girls lacrosse. Mummer amassed 17 saves, all of them difference-makers, which helped the Comets pull out a 10-9 victory over New Hartford on May 9.

Ethan Allen Award of Excellence: Mariane Dima, Henninger girls track and field. Victories in the 1,500 and 3,000-meter runs by Dima helped boost the Black Knights to the team title during the May 6 Syracuse City Track and Field Meet.

Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Outstanding Athlete: Ryan Lusher, Oneida boys tennis. At 8-1 on the season, Lusher’s straight-set singles win over Jacob Knopka keyed the Express as it defeated Rome Free Academy 3-2 on May 8.

The Image Press Icon: Nolan Tutty, Central Valley Academy boys golf. Shooting three rounds of 37 or less, Tutty was the top figure for the Thunder as it swept past Utica Notre Dame, Rome Free Academy and Oneida to move to 10-1 on the season.

M. Lemp Jewelers Rewarding Effort: Oscar Breitzka, Tully baseball. Pitching five strong innings of relief, Breitzka helped shut down a potent Bishop Ludden lineup and helped hand the Gaelic Knights its first loss of the season in a 4-3, eight-inning classic on May 6.

Mooney Marketing Group/Bristol 7 Enterprises Major Performance: Keahra Rodriguez, Onondaga girls track and field. Rodriguez won twice at the May 10 Oneida Invitational, going 37 feet 1 inch in the triple jump and 16’9 1/2″ to take the long jump.

North Syracuse Lawn and Snow Notable Effort: Rayleigh Rapp, Indian River softball. With a home run and five RBIs, Rapp helped a previously struggling IR side with a 1-10 record get just its second win of the season stunning rival Watertown 16-11 on May 9.

Nye Automotive Mark of Excellence: Chris Mattot, Liverpool boys lacrosse. Enjoying a strong freshman season, Mattot pushed the Warriors past Fayetteville-Manlius 10-5 on May 9 by pouring in five goals as he has 30 for the season.

Onondaga Flooring Outstanding Achievement: Grace Marquardt, Skaneateles girls lacrosse. When the Lakers held off rival Marcellus 13-11 to run its win streak to 10 on May 11, Marquardt, an eighth-grader, led her side with four goals to run her season total to 39.

Purcell Paints Prime Performer: Joshua Martinez, Utica Proctor baseball. Martinez, a sophomore, threw his first no-hitter for the Raiders in a 6-0 victory over Oneida on May 8, striking out 11 and overcoming seven walks for the gem.

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Student-Athlete: Trinity Brimmer, South Jefferson softball. The Spartans continued its strong season with an 8-1 victory over Thousand Islands on May 6, with Brimmer getting three singles that led to three RBIs.

University Sports Shop/Manny’s Major Moment: Ryann Murphy, Christian Brothers Academy girls lacrosse, hitting the game-winning goal in overtime to help the Brothers knock off state Class D no. 3-ranked Westhill 16-15 on May 7.

Upstate Urology Upstart: Allison Coombs, Marcellus girls golf. Coombs shot her team’s low rounds in four different matches from May 6 to 10, twice beating Skaneateles and nearly upsetting undefeated CBA while also topping Bishop Grimes.

U.S. Army Athlete of the Week: Tyler Graham, Cicero-North Syracuse boys track and field. The Northstars claimed the top spot in the May 10 John Arcaro Classic at Baldwinsville led by Graham finishing second in the 3,000 steeplechase and helping C-NS win the 4×400 relay.

Wilkins RV Winning Player: Mike Santillo, East Syracuse Minoa boys lacrosse. Santillo had five goals and an assist, all of them needed as the Spartans overcame a fourth-quarter deficit to beat Auburn 14-13 in overtime on May 7.