2019-20 ECC award winners / girls' basketball
Following is a list of 2019-20 Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' basketball award winners:
First team — Joniyah Bland-Fitzpatrick (New London), Sophie Dubreuil (East Lyme), Jayden Burns (New London), Jenissa Varela (NFA), Makayla Poirier-Vaughters (NFA).
Honorable mention — Sarah Ericson (NFA), Jada Mills (NFA), Katie Papp (Woodstock), Nadia Tarhini (East Lyme), Wendy Gethers (New London).
Sportsmanship award — Amelia Anglin ( East Lyme), Kayla Gaudreau (Woodstock), Caitlin Dooley (NFA), Wendy Gethers (New London).
Scholar-athlete — Julia Fenn (East Lyme), Rachel Lambert (Woodstock), Errien Williams (NFA), Desiree Johnson (New London).
First team — Alyssa Virtue (Fitch), Zoe Ribeiro (Stonington), Milena Walker (Waterford), Caitlin Shea (Bacon Academy), Valerie Luizzi (Bacon).
Honorable mention — Tallie Williams (Ledyard), Cassidy LaSaracina (Bacon), Charlotte Carney (Fitch), Gaby Kramer (Waterford), Sophia Bell (Stonington).
Sportsmanship award — Emma Mancuso (Bacon), Anne Drago (Stonington), Frankie Foster (Fitch), Marilyn Childs (Waterford), Natalie Poulton (Ledyard).
Scholar-athlete — Victoria Violette (Bacon), Tori LoPresto (Stonington), Alyssa Virtue (Fitch), Anna Schleck (Waterford), Tajeah Winston (Ledyard).
First team — Trinity Angel (Killingly), Nicole Peralta (Windham), Maya Hillman (Montville), Abigail Wing (Griswold), Chloe LaPierre (Plainfield).
Honorable mention — Emma Hillman (Montville), Ady Gonzalez (Windham), Emma Carpenter (Killingly), Sophia Moore (Killingly), Olivia Bessette (Plainfield).
Sportsmanship award — Alyssa Figueroa (Windham), Kaylee Brown (Plainfield), Alexis DeLucia (Montville), Hanna Clark (Griswold), Maddie Sumner (Killingly).
Scholar-athlete — Viavannie Vargas (Windham), Chloe Lapierre (Plainfield), Maggie Wainwright (Montville), Kailey Ego (Griswold), Maddie Sumner (Killingly).
First team — Kayleigh Lyons (Putnam), Abby St. Martin (Putnam), Sidney Pankowski (Lyman Memorial), Ashley Morin (Tourtellotte), Sophia Boras (St. Bernard).
Honorable mention — Molly McKeon (Putnam), Carly Potts (St. Bernard), Molly Butremovic (Wheeler), Nicolette Cordy (Lyman), Macallister Franchi (Lyman).
Sportsmanship award — Jillian Gray (Putnam), Samantha Caster (Wheeler), Nicolette Cordy (Lyman), Taryn Bellinger (St. Bernard), Emily Angelo (Tourtellotte).
Scholar-athlete — Molly McKeon (Putnam), Samantha Caster (Wheeler), Olivia Massad (St. Bernard), Ashley Morin (Tourtellotte), Katherine Anderson (Lyman).
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Old Lyme senior Nick Fava will major in engineering at Purdue University. Slated to play first doubles this year for the Wildcats' boys' tennis team, Fava is an All-Shoreline Conference first team selection and a CIAC scholar-athlete pick.
Said Old Lyme Unified Sports advisor Christine Corah: "They're such a silver lining on your hardest days. You bring together a group of students that might not interact with each other. It gave you a whole different sense of purpose."
New London senior Cassandra Cannon was an All-ECC Division II first team selection last season and the Whalers' all-league scholar-athlete. She will attend Salve Regina and major in nursing.