Awards for 9/17/2022

AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Cadence Milligan, Jamesville-DeWitt girls volleyball. When the Red Rams won five-set matches over Auburn on September 12 and Oswego September 14, Mlligan picked up a combined total of 56 assists to set up many crucial points.

Air National Guard Ace: Kiza Kilozo, Nottingham boys soccer. Kilozo’s pair of goals, along with an assist, provided a spark to the Bulldogs as it beat the city rival Henninger Black Knights 4-1 in their September 13 meeting.


Atlas Fence All-Star: Mason Zych, Mexico football. Amid a wild 49-40 victory by the Tigers over the PSLA-Fowler Falcons on September 16, Zych would carry the ball 22 times, amass 173 yards on the ground and score three touchdowns.


Empower/Mooney Marketing Group Mark of Excellence: Ryan Colton, Central Square girls soccer. All that Colton did was pile up a career-best six goals for the Redhawks in the course of a 7-0 victory over the Cortland Purple Tigers on September 15.


Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Male Athlete of the Week: Kole Owens, Sauquoit Valley boys cross country. During the September 17 New Hartford Invitational, Owens proved the fastest runner in the field, prevailing in 16 minutes, 27..9 seconds, nearly 50 seconds better than anyone else.


Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Female Athlete of the Week: Jasmine Ferguson, Watertown girls swimming. With victories in the 200 individual medley and 100 freestyle, Ferguson led the Cyclones past the South Lewis Falcons 101-63 on September 13.

JKS Home Improvement Magic Moment: Andrew Cooney, Christian Brothers Academy football, breaking up a possible go-ahead two-point conversion that proved the difference in the Brothers’ dramatic 42-41 win over Cicero-North Syracuse September 16 at Alibrandi Stadium.

Manny’s Major Accomplishment: Emma Sazrek, Westmoreland girls cross country. Finishing in a time of 21 minutes, 57.3 seconds, Sazrek took individual honors as the Bulldogs beat the Clinton Warriors 27-30 on September 14.


Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Carmella Garcia, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill field hockey. During the Red Devils’ 3-2 win over New Hartford in a September 14 Tri-Valley League showdown, Garcia picked up one goal and added an assist.


NYE Automotive Star Performance: Lily Martin, Poland girls soccer. Martin’s pair of goals were needed as the reigning sectional and regional Class D champion Tornadoes fought off the Hamilton Emerald Knights in a 2-1 decision on September 13.

Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Student-Athlete: Greg Marinelli, Baldwinsville football. Between an interception, a fumble recovery and rushing touchdown while splitting quarterback duties, Marinelli helped the Bees roll past the Liverpool Warriors 41-20 on September 16.


Syracuse Sauna King Superstar: Diago Medina, Bishop Grimes boys soccer. In a tense 4-3 victory over Syracuse Academy of Science on September 16, Medina, all but carried the Cobras’ attack, earning a three-goal hat trick.

University Sports Shop Rising Star: Cara Wilson, Cato-Meridian girls volleyball. Wilson’s total of eight kills and 10 digs helped on offense and defense as the Blue Devils needed four sets to beat the Mexico Tigers on September 16.


U.S. Army Male Athlete: Chase Giambrone, New Hartford boys soccer. Picking up two goals and two assists, Giambrone led a potent Spartans attack during a 9-0 romp over the Holland Patent Golden Knights on September 17.


U.S. Army Female Athlete: Sofia Capozza, Skaneateles girls tennis. When the Lakers got past the Westhill Warriors 4-3 in a September 16 league showdown, Capozza’s 6-4, 6-2 win over Julia Fiegel in third singles was a difference-maker.

Wilkins Recreational Vehicles Big Mover: Jule Voelk, Fayetteville-Manlius girls swimming. Wins in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly by Voelk helped the Hornets take down the neighboring Jamesville-DeWitt Red Rams 95-85 on September 16.

The Wood Golf Course and Restaurant Top Golfer: Ryan Till, West Genesee Gold boys. Till’s nine-hole 38 at Lakeshore Country club led all individuals and helped the Wildcats topple Cicero-North Syracuse Blue 207-216 on September 12.

Zero Draft Defensive Standout: Kaleb Natali, General Brown football. The Lions’ rampaging start continued September 16 with a 45-0 romp over Southern Hills where Natali, pacing the defense, picked up 10 tackles to go with three offensive touchdowns.