Jayden Wynn - Cromwell (Indoor Track): Wynn again shined on the track, winning both the 55 meters and 300 meters at the Shoreline Conference League Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Floyd Athletic Center in New Haven on Feb. 5. The junior ran a 6.76 in the 55m, defeating runner-up Nevin Joshy of Old Lyme, and then ran a 37.54 to edge teammate Michael Anderson in the 300m as the Panthers finished 1-2 in the event.
Marina Perry - Rocky Hill (Indoor Track & Field): Perry continues to impress at the indoor fields, winning the Central Connecticut Conference shot put championships at the Floyd Athletic Center in New Haven on Feb. 6. The senior easily won with a distance of 36-06.50, besting runner-up Layla Spann-McDonald of Glastonbury by over a foot. Next up for the Terrier thrower is the Class M championship (2/10) and the State Open (2/19).
Sean Hurley - Newington (Basketball): Hurley scored a team-high 17 points as Newington defeated rival Middletown 65-57 on Feb. 3. The sophomore forward helped the Nor’easters outscore the Blue Dragons 19-9 in a pivotal third quarter as the team took a lead and held off a late run to earn their fourth consecutive victory.
Nyasia Dailey - Middletown (Indoor Track): Dailey won the 55 meter dash at the Central Connecticut Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Floyd Athletic Center on Feb. 6. The senior ran a 7.36, defeating Victoria Francis (7.68) and Leila Gray (7.51), who are both from Simsbury High School and finished second and third respectively. Dailey ran the fastest time at the preliminaries and then duplicated that feat in the finals.
Colby Quinn - Wethersfield (Hockey): Quinn scored an overtime game-winning goal as Wethersfield defeated South Windsor, 2-1, in dramatic fashion as the Eagles celebrated Senior Night on Feb. 5. Quinn was one of eight seniors honored before Wethersfield fell behind 1-0 after the first period. Braeden Hart’s first career goal tied the game for the Eagles and, in the extra session, Quinn got an assist from Jack Millen and Nate Odell to provide the game-winner, which sealed the team’s fifth straight victory and avenged a loss to the Bobcats from Dec. 16.
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