Congratulations to the OrthoNOW/SCC Winter Sports 2015-16 Player and Coaches of the Year, as voted on by the league's head coaches.
Players of the Year
Cheerleading: Katelyn Craft (Shelton)
Boys Basketball: Rich Kelly (Fairfield Prep)
Girls Basketball: Elise Graham (Amity Regional)
Girls Ice Hockey – Div. I: Maddison Bishop (East Catholic)
Girls Ice Hockey – Div. II: Gabby Prisco (West Haven/SHA)
Girls Indoor Track: Caroline O’Neil (Daniel Hand)
Boys Indoor Track: Gabriel Abdul-Karim (Hillhouse)
Wrestling: Michael Ross (Foran)
Gymnastics: Erin Maxwell (Daniel Hand)
Boys Ice Hockey – Div. I: Doug Caliendo (Notre Dame-West Haven)
Boys Ice Hockey – Div. II: Chris Cafiero (Guilford)
Boys Ice Hockey – Div. III: Hunter Boileau (Lyman Hall/HK)
Coaches of the Year:
Cheerleading: Victoria Lassek (Wilbur Cross)
Boys Basketball: Jeff Nielsen (Amity Regional)
Girls Basketball: Anthony Russell (East Haven)
Boys Ice Hockey – Div. I: Dan DeConti (Xavier)
Boys Ice Hockey – Div. II: Ralph Shaw (North Branford)
Boys Ice Hockey – Div. III: Rich Minnix (Lyman Hall-HK)
Gymnastics: Kelly Smith (Daniel Hand)
Wrestling: Dave Esposito (Foran)
Girls Indoor Track: Kathryn Schumann (Mercy)
Boys Indoor Track: Jeremy Iverson (Amity Regional)
Girls Ice Hockey – Div. I: Brett Soucy (West Hartford)
Girls Ice Hockey – Div. II: Erin Blake (West Haven/SHA)
Forty-six outstanding students were recognized as "SCC Scholar Leaders" on Monday, March 28 at Anthony's Ocean View. Two students from each SCC member school were honored for their outstanding work in the classroom and community.
Congratulations to the five SCC teams that captured state titles during the 2015-16 winter sports season: Hillhouse Class LL boys basketball and Class M boys indoor track, Daniel Hand Class M gymnastics, Shelton Class LL cheerleading, and Foran Class M wrestling.
In addition, six more teams finished as state runner-ups: Fairfield Prep Division I boys ice hockey, North Branford Divison II boys ice hockey, East Catholic/Glastonbury/SW girls ice hockey, Mercy Class L girls indoor track, Cheshire Class L boys swimming and North Haven Class L cheerleading.
Here is the 2016 SCC Winter Sports Playoff Results.
Fairfield Prep - 2016 SCC Boys Swimming Champions (Steady Photography photo)
2016 SCC Boys Swimming Postseason Results
Championship Meet – Wednesday, March 2 @Southern Connecticut State University
Final Team Results
1. Fairfield Prep, 1258.5; 2. Cheshire, 1171; 3. Notre Dame, 651; 4. Branford/Guilford, 591; 5. Amity Regional, 582; 6. Xavier, 448.5; 7. Daniel Hand, 440; 8. Shelton, 388; 9. Hamden, 365; 10. Sheehan, 342; 11. Foran, 329; 12. Lyman Hall, 288; 13. West Haven, 207; 14. North Haven, 197; 15. Haddam-Killingworth, 134; 16. Jonathan Law, 102
Fairfield Prep - 2016 SCC Boys Basketball Champions (John Steady photo)
2016 SCC/SWC Boys Ice Hockey Playoff Schedule
Fairfield Prep - 2016 SCC Division I champions (Steady Photography photo)