AFLAC Amazing Athlete: Natalie Rameas, Fayetteville-Manlius field hockey. Rameas secured the game’s only goal late in the second half of the Hornets’ September 1 game against the Cazenovia Lakers, and it held up for a 1-0 victory in F-M’s season-opening tournament.
The Amish Group Master Builder: Bryce Koagel, Central Square boys soccer. When the Redhawks won the Chittenango Tournament, Koagel managed to earn back-to-back three-goal hat tricks in a 5-1 win over the host Bears and a 6-0 shutout of the South Jefferson Spartans.
Atlas Fence All-Star: Ava Burns, South Jefferson girls swimming. Wins in the 200 individual medley and 100 butterfly plus legs on two victorious relays by Burns keyed the Spartans’ 106-71 romp over the Carthage Comets on September 2.
E.J. Electric Electrifying Performance: Avery Maxam, Clinton girls soccer. When the Warriors pulled off an impressive 8-0 victory over the Cazenovia Lakers on September 1, Maxam was a guiding force, notching three assists to go with her lone goal.
Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Male Athlete of the Week: Andrew Dischiavo, Sauquoit Valley boys soccer. Dischiavo earned three goals and one assist, part of half the Indians’ scoring plays as it blanked the Adirondack Wildcats 8-0 on September 2.
Holbrook Heating and Air Conditioning Female Athlete of the Week: Lila Kelly, Marcellus girls tennis. With a 6-0, 6-0 shutout over Elena Torrego, Kelly earned a critical point for the Mustangs as it edged past the Chittenango Bears 4-3 on September 2.
Mirbeau Inn and Spa Megastar: Alicia Granger, Solvay girls volleyball. Granger earned nine kills, 10 digs and four aces, which helped the Bearcats as it went to Cazenovia and gained a three-set sweep of the Lakers in its September 3 season opener.
Nagle Turf Winning Moment: Sam Mellinger, Baldwinsville football, scoring on a two-point conversion with 2:50 to play in the fourth quarter that helped the Bees pull out a 14-13 victory over the West Genesee Wildcats in the September 3 season opener.
Shute’s Water Systems Star Performance: Lily Call, Cortland girls soccer. The Purple Tigers gained a 3-1 victory over the Homer Trojans in their September 2 neighborhood class, with Call the central figure for Cortland as she scored two of her team’s three goals.
Syracuse Fitness Store Standout: Elijah Welch, Westhill football. Welch, an eighth-grader, threw for one touchdown and ran in another during the first half of the Warriors’ September 4 game against Jordan-Elbridge, leading to a 28-16 win over the Eagles.
Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Student-Athlete: JayLynn Robinson, Indian River girls tennis. The Warriors edged the Carthage Comets 3-2 on September 3 as Robinson survived a 6-1, 2-6, 7-5 first-singles battle with Shira Parnes.
Syracuse Sauna King Superstar: Autumn Hanes, Hamilton boys soccer. When the Emerald Knights routed the Sherburne-Earlville Marauders 13-0 on September 3, Hanes had a role in nearly half the scoring plays due to his three goals and three assists.
Tuscarora Golf Club Top Golfer: Jackson Saroney, Jamesville-DeWitt boys. When the Red Rams claimed the overall championship of the Drumlins Invitational on August 30, Saroney was the top individual in a field of nearly 100, shooting a four-under-par 32 for nine holes.
U.S. Army Male Athlete: Omar Bailey, Auburn football. When the Maroons defeate the Niskayuna Silver Warriors 28-21 on September 3 at Holland Stadium, Bailey led the Auburn defense, recording eight tackles from his linebacker position.
U.S. Army Female Athlete: Amelia Adams, Bishop Ludden girls volleyball. Putting together nine assists, four aces, three kills and two digs, Adams was vital for the Gaelic Knights as it outlasted the Hannibal Warriors in five sets in the September 2 season opener.