AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Trey Jones, East Syracuse Minoa boys lacrosse. The Spartans held off the Watertown Cyclones 9-7 in the June 10 Section III Class B semifinal and Jones had much to do with it, notching five goals and tacking on an assist.
The Amish Group Master Builder: Evelyn and Ella Dolce, Central Square girls track and field. The twin sisters combined for several victories and helped the Red Hawks make its way to the Section III Class A championship on June 9 at Chittenango High School.
Atlas Fence All-Star: Catherine Dadey, Westhill girls golf. After a two-hour rain delay, Dadey shot a nine-hole score of 40 that beat the field by five shots and gave her the individual title during the June 8 Section III Division II championships at Kanon Valley.
E.J. Electric Electrifying Performance: Maya McKenzie, Fayetteville-Manlius girls track and field. McKenzie’s wins in the 100 and 200-meter sprints, plus help in two relay victories, helped the Hornets win the Section III Class AA championship on June 8 at Liverpool High School Stadium.
Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Male Athlete of the Week: Gaven Miller, Herkimer boys track and field. The Magicians tied Tully for the Section III Class C-1 championship on June 9 largely due to Miller winning the long jump and triple jump and taking second in the 200-meter dash.
Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Female Athlete of the Week: Skyler Constantino, Jamesville-DeWitt girls lacrosse. The Red Rams needed Constantino to stop 12 of 19 shots to defeat the Homer Trojans 9-7 in the Section III Class C semifinals on June 10.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Mike Schaefer, Christian Brothers Academy baseball. Schaefer pitched clutch relief and drove in the winning runs in both the Brothers’ Section III Class A quarterfinal win over New Hartford on June 9 and then its semifinal win over top seed Cortland a day later.
Nagle Turf Winning Moment: Liam Ford, Cooperstown baseball, driving in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to help the top-seeded Hawkeyes edge the Pulaski Blue Devils 10-9 on June 10 in the Section III Class C-1 semifinal game.
Shute’s Water Systems Star Performance: Vern Cook, LaFayette boys lacrosse. Cook put up three goals and earned four assists as the Lancers, avenging a defeat to Skaneateles a week earlier, prevailed 17-6 in the Section III Class C semifinal on June 10.
Summitcars.com Coach of the Week: Tom Royal, Bishop Ludden softball. From a no. 8 seed, Royal has led the Gaelic Knights to score 54 runs in three playoffs games, knocking off top seed Stockbridge Valley and Hamilton on the way to reaching the Section III Class D title game.
Syracuse Fitness Store Standout: Cory Demo, Beaver River boys track and field. The Beavers gained the Section III Class C-2 championship on June 8 at Sauquoit Valley helped by Demo pulling off a sweep of the 400-meter dash, 800-meter run and 1,600-meter run.
Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Student-Athlete: Marcus McClanahan, Skaneateles boys tennis. It took McClanahan winning in third singles for the Lakers to climb its way to first place and win the Section III Class C-1 championship June 10 at Utica Parkway Courts.
Syracuse Sauna King Superstar: Olivia Friend, Oneida softball. When the Indians knocked off top seed Holland Patent 14-9 in the Section III Class B semifinals on June 10, Friend starred at the plate by getting three hits, ultimately scoring four runs and earning three RBIs.
Tuscarora Golf Club Top Golfer: Velton Perry, Fayetteville-Manlius boys. Perry shot an 80 to tie for individual honors and also led the Hornets to claim the team title during the June 7 Section III Class AA championships held at Colgate University’s Seven Oaks course.
U.S. Army Male Athlete: Noah DeMarco, Holland Patent baseball. DeMarco threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings of relief and allowed the Golden Knights to rally late and stun the top-seeded Cazenovia Lakers 6-5 in the Section III Class B semifinals on June 10.
U.S. Army Female Athlete: Molly Malchanoff, Cicero-North Syracuse girls lacrosse. Malchanoff hit the game-winning goal in the Northstars’ 12-11 overtime win over Liverpool in the Section III Class A quarterfinals and three more goals in a 14-11 win over West Genesee in the semifinals.