Anthony Caracoglia- Cromwell (Soccer): Caracoglia had week for the ages. The senior scored the game-winning goal in overtime to defeat Northwest Catholic (2-1) in the first round of the Class S tournament, then tallied all four goals in the Panthers 4-2 triumph over Housatonic in the second round, and capped the week with a three-goal performance in a 3-0 shutout of Canton in the quarterfinals.
Reagan Pelton- Newington (Soccer): Pelton scored a goal and assisted on another as the Indians held off Hamden 3-2 in the opening round of the Class LL tournament. The senior was the assist leader this fall for the Indians, who fell in the second round to Wilton.
Sean Ahern- Middletown (Cross Country): Ahern placed 8th overall at the Class L finals at and then had a solid showing at the State Open, both events took place at Wickham Park in Manchester. The junior was consistent all season, including in the Class and Open finals where he ran a 16:51 (5:27 average) in both meets.
Elizabeth Stockman- Rocky Hill (Cross Country): Stockman wrapped up a remarkable cross country career at Rocky Hill, placing 3rd overall at the Class SS Finals and then finished top 20 in the State Open. The soon-to-be graduate will be running for the University of Richmond this time next year.
Giankarlos DeJesus- Wethersfield (Soccer): DeJesus scored the game-winner and game’s only goal in the Eagles 1-0 second-round tournament win over Bristol Central last Friday. The sophomore’s goal secured a win for junior goalie Matthew Patkoske, who have ten saves in the tourney shutout.
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