Brady Talerico - Portland (Soccer): Talerico scored two goals as the Highlanders defeated Thomaston 3-1 in the opening round of the Class S boys’ soccer tournament on Nov.9. Andrew Johnson scored Portland’s other goal.
Baden Plante - East Hampton (Soccer): Plante scored a pair of goals as East Hampton routed Innovation 7-0 in the opening round of the Class S tournament on Nov. 9. Tommy Morton, Paul Pignatella, Connor Michalowski, and Ethan Marshall also found the back of the net in the blowout victory.
Colby Butterfield - Bacon Academy (Soccer): Butterfield scored an overtime goal and then made one of the Bobcats’ five penalty kicks during the team’s Class M second round upset of Weston 2-1 (PKs 5-4) on Nov. 11. Steven Laiberte, Sam Blumberger, Birch Collins, Aidan McLoughlin netted the other four penalty kicks.
Ally Hadley - RHAM (Volleyball): Hadley had a season-high 25 kills, 16 digs, and served up four aces as the Raptors ousted South Windsor in four sets in the quarterfinals round of the Class M tournament on Nov. 13. The junior leads the team in aces this season and is top-three in kills, blocks, and digs.
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