September: Spotlight on Varsity Soccer
September Athlete of the Month is Carter Cookinham. Carter is a junior co-captain and leads the team with 12 goals and 6 assists. Carter's work ethic has allowed him to be successful in the past. This year he has added a skillful touch around the goal which has made him a handful for opposing defenders. As the season progresses towards the second half, Carter will be looked to for continued offensive production. Congratulations Carter !!!
September Athlete of the Month is Lily Martin. Lily is a junior co-captain and leads the team with 7 goals and 1 assist. She has used her determination and skill to help lead the team this season. As the most experienced player on the team, Lily will play a major role for her team this fall. Congratulations Lily!!!
October: Spotlight on XC
October's Athlete of the Month is Lia Dutcher. Lia is the daughter of Danielle and Brian Dutcher of Poland. Lia is a freshman and has been the most consistent runner on the team this season. She comes to practice ready to work hard and run everyday. Lia ran her best race this year at the final regular season meet in Westmoreland with a 14th place overall finish and a time of 25:48. Great job Lia, keep up the great work!
October's Athlete of the Month is Kyle Grimaldi. Kyle is the son of Kris and Joe Grimaldi of Deerfield. Kyle is a senior and has been a tremendous leader on and off the course this year. Kyle ran his best meet of his career with a 15th place overall finish and a time of 21:37 at the final regular season meet in Westmoreland. Kyle has been instrumental in helping to foster a positive team culture. Great job Kyle, you have been a pleasure to coach.
November: Spotlight on Varsity Basketball
November's Athlete of the Month is Junior Co-Captain Maddison Haver. Maddison is a 4-year returner to the Girls Varsity Basketball team and played a major role in last year's sectional championship team. Her speed, enthusiasm, explosiveness and coachability are some of her strongest attributes. Last season she was 2nd in every statistical category with 214 points, 135 rebounds, 48 assists and 99 steals. Her experience will play a major factor in the team's success this season. She is an outstanding student athlete and a great role model for our younger players. Congratulations Maddison!!!
November's Athlete of the Month is Junior Co-Captain Carter Cookinham. Carter Cookinham has picked up right where he left off from last season on the basketball court. He continues to demonstrate a winning attitude. He has a desire to be successful and a willingness to outwork his competition that sets the tone for our basketball program. His leadership and skill set will be big for his team and we're excited to see where he can help lead this team as a captain. Congratulations Carter!!!
December: Spotlight on Varsity Wrestling
December's Athlete of the Month is Braedon Sanderson. Braedon is the son of Darrick Sanderson and Heather Magliocca. Braedon is a senior wrestler for the Dolgeville Varsity Wrestling Team. So far this season, he is off to a great start. His fast start included a team-leading 5 wins during the first couple of weeks of the season. Braedon is hoping to make a strong showing at the state tournament this year. Congratulations Braedon!!!
January: Spotlight on Indoor Track & Field
January's Athlete of the Month is freshman Jordan Niemetz. As a varsity athlete since his 7th grade year, Jordan is the team's leading middle-distance runner. He has qualified for sectionals in the 300 meter, 600 meter and 1000 meter runs. Jordan also holds school records in the 600 meter and 1000 meter. Jordan hopes to repeat as the 600 meter champ at the league championship meet and will be an important contributor for the team at sectionals. Congratualtions Jordan!!!
January's Athlete of the Month is junior Zyanna Irving-Summers. As a veteran track athlete, Zyanna's versatility stands out. She has qualified for sectionals this season in high jump, 55 meter high hurdles and shotput. Three very different individual events. She is also the team's top triple jumper and sprinter. Zyanna will be competing in the Section 3 State Qualifier Meet in shot put, hoping for a chance to move on to the state championship meet. Congratulations Zyanna!!!