AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Paige Willard, Skaneateles girls lacrosse. Willards’s six assists helped push the Lakers past Bronxville 11-6 to win the state Class C championship on June 10.
Atlas Fence All-Star: Connor Dean, Camden boys track and field. Camden was victorious in the pentathlon with 3,498 points, taking Division II and overall honors during the June 9-10 NYSPHSAA championships at Middletown.
Byrne Dairy Prime Performer: Kate Putman, Cicero-North Syracuse girls track and field. Putman capped her great senior season with a state Division I title at 800 meters and an overall victory in the 1,500-meter run during the June 9-10 NYSPHSAA meet.
Empower Federal Credit Union Rewarding Effort: Doryn LeClair, Marcellus boys lacrosse. It was LeClair’s goal in the final minute of regulation that propelled the Mustangs past Penn Yan 8-7 in the June 9 state Class D semifinal.
Ethan Allen Award of Excellence: Evie Denton, Rome Free Academy girls golf. Denton shot a two-day total of 164 to tie for 20th place, best among Section III golfers, during the June 4-5 NYSPHAA championships at the Edison Club in Rexford.
Fitness Forum/Ultimate Goal/Sports 481 Fabulous Effort: Moreno Fenty, Oswego boys track and field. With his triple jump of 47 feet 2 1/2 inches, Fenty took the Federation title during the June 10 NYSPHSAA championships at Middletown.
Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Outstanding Athlete: Michaela Delles, Indian River girls lacrosse. Though the Warriors lost 14-5 to Bayport-Blue Point in the June 9 state Class C semifinal, Delles still stood out with three goals and one assist.
JKS Roofing Super Standout: Jackson Saroney, Jamesville-DeWitt boys golf. Saroney’s solo fourth-place finish in the NYSPHSAA tournament June 4-5 in Elmira allowed him to compete in the Federation championships a week later.
Mooney Marketing Group/Bristol 7 Enterprises Major Performance: Brayton Langdon, Little Falls baseball. Langdon pitched a complete game and scored twice when the Mounties beat the Schuyler Storm 4-1 in the June 3 Class C regional final.
Nye Automotive Mark of Excellence: Troy Brown, Weedsport boys track and field. Capping a superb season, Brown cleared 6 feet 8 inches to beat the field by two inches and win both the NYPSHSAA and Federation championships on June 10.
Purcell Paints Prime Performer: Allie Cary, Liverpool girls track and field. Cary swept the Division I and Federation honors in the discus during the June 9-10 NYSPHSAA championships at Middletown, peaking with a throw of 139 feet.
Revitalize! CNY Rewarding Performance: Jonah Vormwold, West Genesee boys lacrosse. Vormwold won 20 of 29 faceoffs to help the Wildcats get past Vestal 15-11 in the June regional Class B championship game.
Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Student-Athlete: Joseph Lin, Chittenango girls track and field. Lin made it to fourth place in the Division II 110-meter high hurdles in the June 9 NYSPHSAA championships with a time of 15.24 seconds.
University Sports Shop/Manny’s Major Moment: Baldwinsville’s 4×800 relay team rallying to win the NYSPHSAA and Federation championships June 10 hours after Solomon Holden-Betts took the 3,000-meter steeplechase on his own.
Upstate Urology Upstart: Sam Brazell, Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse. Amassing four goals, including a behind-the-back special, Brazell led the Red Rams past Honeoye Falls-Lima 13-5 in the June 9 state Class D semifinal at Victor.
U.S. Army Athlete of the Week: Melia Couchman, Herkimer girls track and field. Clearing 12 feet, Couchman was the Division II (small school) state champions in the June 9 NYSPHSAA championships at Middletown.
Wilkins RV Winning Player: Imani Pugh, Rome Free Academy girls track and field. Pugh’s 3,420 points gave her the Division I (large school) state championship at Middletown June 9-10 during the NYSPHSAA championships.
Zero Draft Defensive Standout: Greg Marinelli, Baldwinsville boys lacrosse. Marinelli’s last-minute deflection helped break up a Pittsford possession and help the Bees hang on for an 8-7 victory during the June 9 state Class A semifinal at Homer.