AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Bella Sylvester and Tierrah Bauer, East Syracuse Minoa girls tennis. Sylvester and Bauer’s rally in three sets to top Emilia Muradova and Alaira Otteson keyed the Spartans’ 4-3 win over the Jamesville-DeWitt Red Rams on September 20.
The Amish Group Master Builder: Gracie Patriarco, Homer girls soccer. When the Trojans ran over the Christian Brothers Academy Brothers 4-0 on September 22, Patriarco was unstoppable, netting three goals for a hat trick and adding an assist.
Atlas Fence All-Star: Kenneth Davis, West Gensee football. The Wildcats pulled away to beat East Syracuse Minoa 27-11 on September 24 as Davis took over in the second half, scoring three touchdowns on two runs plus a 49-yard interception return.
E.J. Electric Electrifying Performance: Emma Hollenbeck, Baldwinsville field hockey. It took Hollenbeck’s goal to break a scoreless tie with the Fayetteville-Manlius Hornets on September 23 and, by that slim 1-0 margin, the Bees stayed undefeated.
Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Male Athlete of the Week: Scott Schuyler, Cincinnatus boys soccer. Schuyler piled up four goals and two assists and helped the Lions, by a 9-0 margin over the Madison Blue Devils on September 22, stay unbeaten and atop the state Class D rankings.
Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Female Athlete of the Week: Kate Putman, Cicero-North Syracuse girls cross country. In a four-day span from September 22 to 25, Putman won both head-to-head against Liverpool and again in the large-school division of the Baldwinsville Invitational.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Matt Keeler, Jamesville-DeWitt boys volleyball. The Red Rams upended the Fayetteville-Manlius Hornets in four sets on September 23, with Keeler again serving as the star on the back line thanks to his 19 assists.
Nagle Turf Winning Moment: Collin Stafford, South Lewis boys cross country, crossing the finish line in 16 minutes, 53.1 seconds to take the first varsity boys race at the 78th annual E.J. Herrmann Invitational on September 25 at Proctor Park in Utica.
Shute’s Water Systems Star Performance: Connor Dean, Camden football. The Blue Devils moved to 3-0 by edging the Oneida Indians 20-18 on September 25, led by Dean at quarterback as he threw for two second-half touchdowns plus a two-point conversion.
Syracuse Fitness Store Standout: Miranda Bearup, Lyme girls soccer. Lyme got off to an 8-1 start this season, led by Bearup, who posted three goals and one assists as the Indians pulled away from the Sandy Creek Comets in a 7-0 romp on September 22.
Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Student-Athlete: Hana Spaulding, Skaneateles girls swimming. Dominant vicories in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle, the latter of them in 52.51 seconds, helped Spaulding and the Lakers roar past the West Genesee Wildcats 104-76 on September 21.
Syracuse Sauna King Superstar: Alex Collver, New Hartford football. When the Spartans ran over the Chittenango Bears 54-6 to improve to 3-0 on the season September 24, Collver scored a trio of first-half touchdowns, ultimately gaining 208 yards on 17 carries.
Tuscarora Golf Club Top Golfer: Andrew Partigianoni, Cortland boys. Going under par at Walden Oaks Country Club, Partigianoni posted a 35 for nine holes and helped the Purple Tigers score 197 to knock off both sets of East Syracuse Minoa on September 24.
U.S. Army Male Athlete: Tyler Colton, Central Square boys soccer. The Redhawks moved to 6-2 on the season when it shut out the Cortland Purple Tigers 4-0, fueled by Colton, whose three goals gave him a hat trick and moved his season total to 12 goals.
U.S. Army Female Athlete: Makayla Sheridan, Corcoran girls volleyball. Sheridan’s 16 kills, six aces, four blocks and three digs were all essential for the Cougars as it outlasted the Bishop Ludden Gaelic Knights in five sets on September 25, taking the final set 29-27.