Awards for 5/25/2024

AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Carleigh Patterson, Fulton girls lacrosse. Helped in no small part by Patterson’s four goals and one assist, the Red Dragons pushed past Jamesville-DeWitt 10-9 in the Section III Class C semifinal May 23 at CBA’s Alibrandi Stadium.

Atlas Fence All-Star: Dylan Frost, West Genesee boys track and field. During the May 20 Section III Class AA championships at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium, Frost won the 100 and 200-meter sprints and helped in the winning 4×100 relay.

Attilios Ace Award: Isabelle Koagel, Altmar-Parish-Williamstown softball, Koagel struck out nine and only allowed four hits as the Rebels roared past Mount Markham 4-1 in the Section III Class C quarterfinal on May 24.

Byrne Dairy Prime Performer: Nora Tighe, Pulaski girls track and field. With a sweep of the shot put (116 feet 1 inch) and shot put (36 feet 8 1/4 inches), Tighe helped the Blue Devils win the Section III Class C-1 championship May 21 at Utica University.

CNY Sealing and Paving Defensive Standout: Conor Hickey, Carthage boys lacrosse. Hickey, masterful in goal,  all but carried the Comets past New Hartford 7-6 in the Section III Class C quarterfinal on May 21, stopping 16 of the 22 shots he faced.

Ethan Allen Award of Excellence: Zane Zustra, Lowville baseball. Lowville worked past Canastota 8-2 in the May 23 Section III Class B quarterfinal as Zustra picked up a single and triple and finished with three RBIs.

Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Outstanding Athlete: Aubrey Holowinski, Westhill girls lacrosse. The Warriors knocked off reigning state champion Skaneateles 10-9 in the May 23 Section III Class D semifinal at Chittenango led by Holowinski, who poured in four goals.

The Image Press Icon: Luke Dupee, General Brown boys lacrosse. When the Lions defeated Cazenovia 9-6 in the Section III Class D quarterfinal on May 22, Dupee anchored the attack, notching four assists to go with his pair of goals.

M. Lemp Jewelers Rewarding Effort: David Dominick, Jordan-Elbridge baseball. Dominick pitched a complete-game one-hit shutout as the no. 16 Eagles stunned top seed Holland Patent 2-0 in the May 21 opening round of the Section III Class B playoffs.

Mooney Marketing Group/Bristol 7 Enterprises Major Performance: Kamryn Yerman, Sauquoit Valley girls golf. Yerman shot an 81 to tie for low individual honors during the May 23 Section III state qualifying tournament at Cedar Lake Club.

North Syracuse Lawn and Snow Notable Effort: Tyler Cranfield, Cortland boys tennis. Cranfield’s victory over Cazenovia’s Traian Cherciu in the third-place match of the May 23 Section III state qualifier allowed him to advance to the state tournament.

Nye Automotive Mark of Excellence:  Jade Doldo, South Jefferson girls lacrosse. Leading the Spartans with five goals, Doldo helped the top seeds blow out Marcellus 20-5 in the Section III Class D semifinal on May 23 at Chittenango.

Onondaga Flooring Outstanding Achievement: Maddison Haver, Poland girls track and field. Sweeping the 100, 200 and 400-meter sprints, Haver was the spark for the Tornadoes’ victory in the Section III Class D championships on May 24 at Oriskany.

Purcell Paints Prime Performer: Nate Pcola, Mount Markham baseball. Getting three hits and earning four RBIs’, Pcola pushed the Mustangs past Westmoreland 11-6 in the Section III Class C quarterfinals on May 23.

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Student-Athlete: Max Boyea, Bishop Ludden boys golf. Boyea shot an 82 to share individual honors and led the Gaelic Knights to the Section III spring tournament team title on May 20.

University Sports Shop/Manny’s Major Moment: Emma Esposito, Liverpool girls lacrosse, scoring in overtime to help the Warriors knock off Baldwinsville 10-9 and win the Section III Class A semifinal May 23 at Central Square.

Upstate Urology Upstart: Nico Spaziani, Watertown boys lacrosse. Spaziani earned four goals to help the Cyclones win a tough 12-10 decision over East Syracuse Minoa in the May 25 Section III Class B semifinal at Fayetteville-Manlius.

U.S. Army Athlete of the Week: Colin Stafford, South Lewis boys track and field. Stafford’s clean sweep of the 800, 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs pushed the Falcons to the Section III Class C-2 championship May 21 at Utica University.

Wilkins RV Winning Player: Paige Reilley, Cazenovia softball. Reilley pitched a complete-game shutout over eight innings to help the Lakers upend no. 3 seed Jordan-Elbridge 1-0 in the May 23 Section III Class B quarterfinal.