Winter Sports Awards Night held at the Loos Center
The end of the Woodstock Academy winter athletic season is usually marked by the Winter Sports Awards Night at the Loos Center for the Arts on South Campus.
This winter’s athletic season will be a little different as a state championship boys hockey game will be the final event.
On Thursday, all of the winter sports teams did gather, however, for the Winter Sports Awards Night with those who earned All-State, Eastern Connecticut Conference, Nutmeg Conference, and Coaches’ Awards being honored.
Those who earned All-State honors included:
Connecticut High School Coaches Association 1st team All-State in gymnastics: Olivia Aleman and Julia Kerr
Connecticut Interscholastic Ski League Honorable Mention All-State: Davis Simpson and Emma Brody
Nutmeg Conference boys hockey All-Stars: Ian Sherman, Donnie Sousa, Noah Sampson, Jacob Jurnovoy, Maxx Corradi, Kaiden Keddy
ECC girls indoor track All-Stars: Juliet Allard (300m); Sydney Lord, Tessa Brown, Olivia Tracy, Julia Coyle (4x800m relay team).
ECC Division I girls basketball All-Star: Eva Monahan
ECC Division II boys basketball All-Star: Brady Ericson
Honorable Mention All-Stars:
ECC Division I girls basketball: Kaylee Saucier
ECC Division II boys basketball: Brandon Nagle
ECC girls indoor track: Julia Coyle (1600m)
ECC boys indoor track: Jared Eaton (shotput); Christian Menounos (1000m and 3200m).
Boys Basketball: James D’Alleva-Bochain
Girls Basketball: Lennon Favreau
Cheerleading: Cheyenne Machimer
Boys indoor track: Owen Tracy
Girls Indoor Track: Magdalena Myslenski
Gymnastics: Emma Long
ECC Sportsmanship Award:
Cheerleading: Arianna Garnsey, Avery Kuchy
Boys Indoor Track: Josh Hernandez
Girls Indoor Track: Sophia Quinn
Gymnastics: Olivia Aleman
Boys Basketball: Braiden Saucier
Girls Basketball: Leila MacKinnon
Alpine Skiing: Davis Simpson, Lilly Verraneault
Unified Basketball: Athletes-Alyssa Wynkoop, Arianna Fox; Partner – Gabrielle Couture
Cheerleading: Arianna Garnsey, Ella Favreau
Girls Indoor Track: Varsity - Bella Sorrentino, Magdalena Myslenski; JV- Kaydence Foster
Boys Indoor Track: Varsity- Christian Menounos, Jared Eaton; JV – Chandler Folkerts
Gymnastics: Madison Martinez, Olivia Aleman
Girls Basketball: Varsity- Kaylee Saucier, Isabel D’Alleva-Bochain; JV-Abigail Converse; Freshman-Kerrigan Reynolds
Boys Basketball: Varsity-Carter Morissette, Jackson Gallagher; JV-Matt Hernandez; Freshman- William St. John
Girls Hockey: Keynila Hochard, Bryn Miller
Boys Hockey: Varsity: Thomas Blevins, Ian Sherman; JV- Tim Mozzi
In addition, there were several special awards given out.
Senior Jacob Jurnovoy was named the Woodstock Academy recipient of the Hobey Baker Character Award in boys hockey.
Boys hockey head coach Mark Smolak was congratulated on his being named Division II boys hockey Coach of the Year by Connecticut Hockey writers and assistant coach Bob Donahue was given a plaque for his 100th career coaching victory at Woodstock Academy.
Senior Braiden Saucier was also honored for being the recipient of the Walter Camp Football Foundation Inspiration Award recently.