SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Numerous South Plainfield High School’s athletes were recognized for their successes in fall sports at the board of education’s Jan. 18 meeting.
“This is a very exciting opportunity to congratulate our student athletes on their amazing fall seasons,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Noreen Lishak who, along with Principal Ronnie Spring and the respective coaches, presented certificates to members of the high school’s field hockey, gymnastics, girls cross country, volleyball, boys soccer, football, and girls soccer teams.
“I’ve come up and presented for academics and the arts and tonight we have athletics,” said Spring. “The great thing about our students is you are going to see a lot of the same faces; our students are so well-rounded and the students you see as the leaders on the athletic fields are also the leaders in the classroom and the arts. They make all of us very proud.”
Congratulations to the following fall 2016-2017 sports awards recipients:
Field Hockey Team
GMC Conference Championship/GMC Division Championship (Team): Erica Cieszkiewicz, Leann DeCillis, Lynda Farinella, Jenn Grasso, Caitlin Hughes, Mary McNeil, Quinn Milane, Camila Mosquera, Haley Olsen, Natalie Romano, Angela Sanchez, Kourtney Scipio, Nicolea Sutor, Tatianna Sutor, Ashley Veliz, Lauren Zultowski, and Nicole Zultowski.
All Conference: Lynda Farinella, Caitlyn Hughes, Mary McNeil, and Nicole Zultowski
Player of the Year: Caitlyn Hughes
Offensive Player of the Year: Nicole Zultowski
The South Plainfield Girls Field Hockey Team is led by head coach Melissa Szeliga; assistant coaches Alyson Oller and Tammy Zurka; and volunteer coach Lauren Haus.
All Conference: Allison Graves and Brianna Spadavecchia
Assistant Coach of the Year: Elyse Kanaley
The South Plainfield Gymnastics Team is led by head coach Meredith Garofalo and assistant coach Eylse Kanaley
Girls Cross Country
All Conference: Julianne Ferraro
The South Plainfield High School Girls Cross Country Team is lead by head coach John Foscolo
All Blue Division: Mackenzie O’Brien and Bryahna Shaw-Stoudemire
The South Plainfield High School Volleyball Team is led by head coach John Ferguson
All Blue Division: Claire Nagel and Grace Ochoa
All Conference: Claire Nagel
The South Plainfield High School Girls Soccer Team is led by head coach Paul Correia
White Division Championship (Team): Nick Atehortua, John Boyce, Jason Cieszkiewicz Adrian Dominguez, Alejandro Garcia, Marc Giordano, Jake Hoffman, Caleb Kuberiet, Jared Marks, Michael Marrero, Ian McCoid, Gabe Mont, Alec Paez, Ricky Pellegrino, Nicholas Plate, John Serro, Isaiah Storah, Kevin Veliz, Jacob Villacres, Brandon Wizda, and Kurush Yusufiy,
All White Division: Jacob Villacres, Jake Hoffman, Jared Marks, and Nicholas Plate
All Conference: Jacob Villacres, Jake Hoffman, and Nicholas Plate
The South Plainfield High School Boys Soccer Team is led by head coach Anthony Perfilio; assistant coaches Michael Battista and Frank Gaspari; and volunteer coach Jae Han
All Conference: Zach Delvecchio, Dillon Harris, and Jean Sapini
All White Division: Zach Delvecchio, Dillon Harris, Mike Lampasona, Charles Lovett, Ben Lundy, Jean Sapini, and Deshai Smith
The South Plainfield High School Football Team is led by head coach Gary Cassio
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