Sadie Ruiz - Wethersfield High School (Field Hockey): Ruiz surpassed the 100-career point mark last week as the Eagles won a pair of games. The prolific junior scored a goal and dished out a pair of assists in a 4-0 win over Newington on Nov. 1 and then scored three more goals in a 6-1 victory over Somers/Rockville on Nov. 3, giving her 106 career points. The Eagles finished the regular season with a record of 10-4-2 with Ruiz leading the team in scoring with 50 points (21 goals, eight assists).
M.J. Torres - Rocky Hill High School (Football): Torres ran for 110 yards on 18 carries and scored a touchdown as the Terriers defeated East Catholic 20-14 on Senior Night. Torres, a senior, was celebrated prior to the game and then helped lead a potent rushing attack that also featured Frankie Guerrera, who added 159 yards and a pair of scores on 37 carries. Caden Huddleston and Vrisan Kuttin came up with second half interceptions on the defensive end to secure the win. Rocky Hill (5-3) next travels to Tolland (3-5) this Friday, Nov. 11 for a game at 6:30 p.m.
Myranda Parker - Newington High School (Diving): Parker broke a new school-record, posting a score of 375 on her 11 dives, besting the old mark of 362.30 posted by Jessica Goldman in 2016. Parker, a sophomore, will now compete in the Class L Championships and possibly the State Open, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17.
Marshall Butler - Middletown High School (Soccer): Butler netted all four goals as the Blue Dragons tied with Lewis Mills (2-2) on Oct. 31 and shut out South Windsor 2-0 on Nov. 2. The senior captain has been the leading scorer for a Middletown team that finished the regular season with a record of 11-3-2.
Paddy Brown - Newington High School (Football): Brown has been phenomenal over the past month, throwing for nearly 400 yards and five touchdowns, and also rushing for another score, in a wild loss (54-49) to Middletown on Oct. 21. The senior captain followed up that performance with a 350-yard, five-touchdown performance in a win 35-27 win at East Hartford on Oct. 28 and then again starring on Senior Night when he rushed for three score, and threw for 336 yards and the game-winning touchdown to Akari Rosemond as the Nor’easter defeated Simsbury 28-25 on Nov. 4.
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