Sadie Ruiz - Wethersfield (Lacrosse): Ruiz scored 13 goals and dished out six assists in three games this week. The sophomore attacker has four goals and an assist in a 20-10 loss to Granby, four goals and a pair of assists assists in a 12-7 win over EO Smith, and five goals and three assists in an 18-4 win over Enfield. Through the first 11 games, Ruiz has tallied 44 goals and 17 assists (61 points). Ruiz would go on to score her 50th goal, tallying six goals in a win over Watertown on May 9.
Trey Guest - Newington (Volleyball): Guest posted a career-high 6.3 kills per set as he hammered home 25 kills in a four-set victory over New Britain on May 2. The senior captain also had four blocks and a season-high 12 digs in the victory. Guest followed his performance up with 11 kills and a pair of blocks in a three-set victory over Simsbury the following night, improving the Nor’easters to 9-3.
Emily Green - Cromwell (Tennis): Green, a co-captain for the Panthers, came back to win her match against Morgan on May 3. The senior rallied after dropping the 1st set (1-6) before taking the 2nd and 3rd sets (6-1, 6-0) to win the match, helping the team secure a 4-3 victory and improve Cromwell to 7-1 overall this spring.
Tyler Carlstrom - Rocky Hill (Baseball): Carlstrom earned a pair of victories on the mound as the Terriers won all three games last week. The junior surrendered only one hit and zero run, striking out three, in a 15-0 victory over Bloomfield/AAE/Bulkeley on May 5 and then pitched four innings, striking out three more in an 11-5 win over Lewis Mills on May 6. Rocky Hill began the week with a dramatic 1-0 win over Plainville after Brendan Whalen drove in the game-winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 7th, cementing a terrific pitching performance from Ben Centurelli, who pitched a complete-game, three-hit shutout. Entering the week, Rocky Hill stands at 9-4.
Jaime Anderson - Cromwell (Softball): Anderson, a senior, had two hits — one a home run –– driving in 3 RBIs and scoring two runs as the Panthers defeated Morgan 14-0 on May 3. Junior teammate Lily Kenney also homered in the win and pitched four scoreless innings, allowing only two hits and striking out four as Cromwell improved to 10-2.
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