Fall Sports Wrap Up

Fall sports have come to a close. Here are where the Colonels ranked overall.

Football: Well, their season is sort of at a close. The football boys won 49-6 against East Lyme on Nov. 6 and improve to 7-1 on the season. Their last Friday home game is against Plainfield tonight at 6:30 p.m. Their traditional Thanksgiving game against Fitch will be home at 10 a.m.

Boys’ Cross Country: The boys’ team won the 2015 Class M Cross Country State Championship. Runners include juniors Christian Kuss and Jeralson Withrow, senior Rigel Wachtmann and sophomore Jacob Money.

Girls’ Cross Country: Senior Megan Brawner placed 26th at the State Opens Nov. 6. Senior Destiny Kuss, juniors Erin Gralton and Katherine Woodmansee, sophomore Averie Greenly and freshman Jade Dessaint all had outstanding seasons this year.

Boys’ Soccer: The season ended with a 5-3 win over Plainfield on Oct. 24. Key players for the year included sophomores Jack Woodruff and Trevor Hutchins, senior Luis Cruz and junior Owen Wheeler. Junior AJ Genova was named to the Honorable Mention All-ECC team.

Girls’ Soccer: Our girls were the 2015 ECC champions. They defeated Waterford 2-1 to advance to the ECC finals Nov. 3. Seniors included Alyssa Sampson, Kelly Lamb, Olivia Holubecki, Riley Lindsey and Emily Kowalski.

Girls’ Volleyball: Captains Julianna Duben and Jenna Boyd lead their team to victory over Wheeler Oct. 28. Boyd was also named an All-ECC all star. Nice job finishing up the season.

Girls’ Swimming: The girls finished 4th out of 8 overall at ECCs Nov. 7. Winners in individual events included freshmen Olivia Strelevitz and Maddie Johanson and senior Sydney Dudda. State Preliminaries are Nov. 14 at Masuk High School in Monroe and State Finals are Nov. 18 at Southern Connecticut State University.

Good job to our unified sports team and the field hockey co-op with Fitch.

Leah Sheltry, Assistant Editor in Chief of the Colonel

Senior Leah Sheltry is the Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the 2015-2016 Colonel. She is the secretary of Youth United for Global Action and Awareness (YUGA) Club and is on the swim team.

Author: thecolonel306

The Colonel is Ledyard High School's award-winning news magazine, serving as the student voice of LHS for almost 50 years.

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