EHHS spring athletes honored at ‘Sports Night’
By Frances Taylor - Staff Writer
East Hartford - posted Fri., Jun. 10, 2011
East Hartford High School athletes were recognized for their achievements June 6 during the annual “Spring Sports Night,” held in the school auditorium. A number of students took home trophies and certificates for their excellence in both sports and academics.
Athletic Director Joseph Leroy announced the award recipients. “I would especially like to thank our seniors – though you are moving on to college and other places, we will always appreciate what you did here for East Hartford High,” Leroy said.
Akia Leach, of the girls’ varsity track team, set a school record with a hammer throw of 79 feet, 2 inches during a recent tournament, and varsity softball catcher Cassie Quattropani was an All-State champion.
High honors were awarded to students who played a varsity sport and made the honor roll during the last quarter of the school year. High honors went to varsity golf players Joshua Dillon, Paul Sundman, Casey Mayfield and Ankur Patel; varsity softball team players Liz Arpin, Nicollette Burns, Nicole Damaschi, Erin Walsh and Cassie Quattropani; varsity tennis players Chad Browne Springer, Minh Do, Stephen Foran, Alex Freeman, Shiv Patel, Shyam Patel, Anthony Quattropani and Ginkachi Anasike; varsity girls’ tennis players Alicia Agosto, Camryn Kessler, Sharishma Pinnamarju, Subashshini Sridhar and Mariah Thibodeau; varsity girls’ track team members Dana Bramble, Kaitlyn Camp. Maricarmen Hernandez, Abigail Koomson, Yaraixa Lopez, Devi Naraine, Ceili Peng, Thalia Salmon, and Mackenzie Satalino; boys’ varsity track member Edward San Martin, and boys’ varsity volleyball manager Omayra Diaz.
All-Conference players also received awards. Joel Roman and Alan Schiff were All-Conference for varsity baseball; Liz Arpin, Meghan Kennedy and Cassie Quarttropani were All-Conference for varsity softball; Austin LeBlanc was All-Conference in boys’ varsity tennis; Jamal Fruster, Jeovanta Bernard and Kristopher Williams were All-Conference in boys’ varsity track; Tyla Gedeon and Akia Leach were All-Conference girls’ varsity track, and Tylor Holcomb was All-Conference in boys’ varsity volleyball.