Jaden Wynn- Cromwell (Indoor Track): Wynn won both the 55 meters and 300 meters race at the Haddam-Killingworth Invitational at Floyd Athletic Center on Jan. 10. The junior had personal-best times in both events and his times were the second fastest all-time for a CHS runner. He ran a 6.78 in the 55m, besting runner-up Noah Hester of Old Saybrook and then ran a blazing 37.85 in the 300m, beating second-place finisher Luke Kindel of Hale Ray by nearly two seconds.
Lilly Ferguson- Newington (Basketball): Ferguson scored her 1,000 career point in a 61-32 win over Berlin on Jan. 11. The senior scored 14 points and grabbed five rebounds during the historic night and is the leading scorer, averaging over 18 points a game, for a Nor’easter team that has a 10-0 record entering the week.
Jay Socha- Wethersfield (Ice Hockey): Socha scored the game-winning goal as the Eagles defeated Glastonbury 4-3 in overtime on Jan. 15. The senior forward, nicknamed “The Mayor”, rebounded a deflection near the goal and backhanded the puck into the back of the net from the right side of the goal, improving the Eagles to 5-2-2.
Jacob Nelson- Rocky Hill (Ice Hockey): Nelson scored the game winning goal in overtime as the Terriers outlasted Conard 3-2 on Jan. 12. The senior lit the lamp in the extra session, while fellow senior Connor Konopka scored the two goals in regulation. Three days later, the team celebrated Senior Night with a 7-1 win over Southington-Coginchaug-Westbrook on Jan. 15 behind a balanced scoring attack led by Brody Davidson’s multi-goal game.
Anthony Parker- Xavier (Basketball): Parker scored 21 points, grabbed six rebounds, and dished out six assists as Xavier held off Cheshire 51-42 on Jan. 14. The junior guard was aided by 10 points from Aiden Driscoll, along with eight points and three drawn charges from senior Vik Vakati.
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