Sara Caceres- Newington (Volleyball): Caceres had a great all-around performance, registering nine digs, seven kills, three aces, and a block shot in a three set win over Wethersfield. The senior is one of the floor leaders on an Indians team that has won eight of their first dozen matches this fall.
Anthony Caracoglia- Cromwell (Soccer): Caracoglia scored three goals in a 5-1 win over Westbrook last Friday and also scored a goal in a 2-1 win over Morgan last Monday. The Panthers made it three for three last week, closing the week with a 4-0 shutout of Old Lyme on Saturday.
Julianna Violette- Rocky Hill (Swimming): Violette is leading the Terriers in individual points and has already qualified for states in the 200 Individual Medley and is very close in the Backstroke. Last fall, as a freshman, she was a rookie of the year co-recipient after qualifying for states in the 200 IM, 100 Backstroke and also swimming the backstroke in the 200 Medley Relay. Her coach Lisa Cooney praised the sophomore for working hard during the offseason, both in and out of the pool, and for putting in a lot of effort in practices.
Kate Anzidei- Wethersfield (Field Hockey): Anzidei has been an offensive force, scoring nine goals and assisting on eight others as the Eagles have started the season 8-0. Head coach Colleen Budaj called the junior a versatile, team-centered player who does whatever the coaches need her to do and has played at a constantly high level.
Tyshaun James- Middletown (Football): James was an all-state quarterback at Middletown High School and is now one of the top wide receivers in the nation at Central Connecticut State University. The former Blue Dragon is now an playmaking stud for the Blue Devils, hauling in 22 passes for 520 yards and five touchdowns during CCSU’s 5-1 start.
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