North Haven and Shelton each won titles at the 2017 SCC Cheerleading Competion, held on Saturday, Feb. 4 at Shelton High School.
Here are the final team results
Co-Ed: 1. North Haven, 81.35; 2. Branford, 79.7; 3. Daniel Hand, 79.3
All-Girl: 1. Shelton, 88.2; 2. Lauralton Hall, 84.3; 3. Cheshire, 80.25; 4. East Haven, 70; 5. Foran, 63.8; 6. Jonathan Law, 62.8; 7. Lyman Hall, 60.15; 8. West Haven, 59.65; 9. Sacred Heart Academy, 59.35; 10. Sheehan, 58.4; 11. Mercy, 55.2
Spirit Award: Hillhouse
All-SCC Cheerleading 2017
Hannah Martin (Shelton), Kaitlyn Craft (Shelton), Nicole Pingree (Shelton), Kaitlyn Khachadoorean (Lauralton Hall), Jessica Sanchez (Lauralton Hall), Katyln Fama (Lauralton Hall), Jordyn Aurora (North Haven), Amanda Acquarulo (Branford), Rachel Ruetmeyer (Branford), Samantha Korspore (North Haven), Addison Ferrara (Branford), Alicia Rodriguez (Mercy), Stella Patuck (Jonathan Law), Alexa DeMarco (East Haven), Morgan Sullivan (North Haven), Alexa Battaglino (East Haven), Emery Johnson (West Haven), Amani Cayo (West Haven), Izzy Carusone (Daniel Hand), Monica Ghaly (West Haven)
Photos by Steady Photography
Congratulations to Hamden (boys) and Hillhouse (girls), who captured 2017 SCC Indoor Track titles on Feb. 3.
It is the second SCC title for Hamden (2010) and the fifth for Hillhouse (2013, 2012, 2011 and 2006).
The Southern Connecticut Conference will host its 12th Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, February 4, at Shelton High School. The competition will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students and senior citizens. Children under six will be admitted free.
Fairfield Prep - 2017 SCC champions (Steady Photography photo)
2017 SCC Boys Swimming Postseason Meet Schedule
Final Team Results: 1. Fairfield Prep, 1443; 2. Cheshire, 945.5; 3. Daniel Hand, 722; 4. Notre Dame, 691.5; 5. Amity Regional, 607.5; 6. Hamden, 508.5; 7. Shelton, 435; 8. Sheehan, 356; 9. Branford/Guilford, 352; 10. Xaver, 297.5; 11. Haddam-Killingworth, 259; 12. North Haven, 253; 13. Lyman Hall, 223; 14. Foran, 184.5; 15. West Haven, 120; 16. Jonathan Law, 93
Xavier - 2017 SCC Wrestling Champions (Steady Photography photo)
Xavier captured the 2017 SCC Wrestling Championship, held on Feb. 11 at Wilbur Cross High School. It was the Falcons' sixth SCC title (2015, 2014, 2012, 2011 and 2003).
The SCC held its 23rd annual All-Conference Football Banquet on January 9 at Anthony's Ocean in New Haven. Sixty-nine All-Conference players were recognized along with the OrthoNOW/SCC Players and Coaches of the Year. In addition the three 2016 "tier" champions - West Haven (I), Hillhouse (II) and Sheehan (III) were feted.
OrthoNOW SCC Football Players of Year: Nico Ragaini (Notre Dame, Tier 1), Zach Davis (Sheehan, Tier 3), Matt Brehon (Hillhouse, Tier 2) - photo by Bill O'Brien
Blanchette Sporting Goods is the presenting sponsor of the SCC Scholar Athlete Recognition program. The Scholar Athlete recognition program recognizes the “best of the best” in the SCC. Recipients are selected by their school’s coaches and athletic directors. Recipients must have a minimum of a B (3.0) average overall and be a varsity letterwinner. The recipients should also demonstrate leadership qualities by: being a positive role model for other students both on and off the field; exhibiting an ability to help a teammate overcome adversity; showing a commitment to self-improvement; and putting the needs of the team before themselves.