AROUND THE HORN: All-Conference selections made in CCC

AROUND THE HORN: All-Conference selections made in CCC

All-Conference picks made in CCC

The Central Connecticut Conference released its All-Conference  selections on Tuesday.

A number of athletes from Meriden and Southington made the grade in football, field hockey, soccer and volleyball.

Here’s the breakdown by sport:

■Football: The CCC West Division II champion Maloney Spartans had nine players named All-Conference. They were Larue Graham, Chris Infante, Desmond King, Cruz Lenhart, Victor Marquez, Mitchell McEwen, Josh Oquendo, Aden Valentin, O'Neal Ward.

Platt had six selections: Zavian Arroyo, Andre Barnes, Jelani Calloway, Ethan Dudley, Elijah Felton and A.J. Marinelli.

Southington, which won its fourth straight CCC Division I West title, also had nine: Will Barmore, J.J. Clark, Ian Hall, Joe Koczera, Jake Monson,  Ryan Montalvo, Tim O'Shea, Sam Thomson and Jimmy Starr.

■Field Hockey: Southington is the lone local squad in the CCC. Blue Knights named All-CCC were Madeline Belfonti, Emma Doran, Jessica Pesce and Jenna Sheehan.■Boys Soccer: Cam Germe was chosen from Platt; Bryan Brazel, Francisco Ortega and Ben Pierce from Maloney; Hayden Burbank, Evan Daddona and Kieran Tindall from Southington.■Girls Soccer: Liz Garlock was the pick from from Platt. Regan Maloney and McKenzie Wrinn were chosen from Maloney. Abigail Connoly, Emma Panarella and Alijah Vega got the call from Southington.■Volleyball: Caitlyn Hart, Vanessa Isyk and Kiara Lopez of Platt got the nod. So did Anna Hendrickson and Melanie Polanco from Maloney and Nolyn Allen, Hannah Zelina and Stephanie Zera from Southington.Gilhuly joins Dayton U. track staff

DAYTON, Ohio — Wallingford native Kevin Gilhuly is the new throwing coach with the University of Dayton track and field team.

Gilhuly arrives in Dayton from Sacred Heart University and, prior to that, Southern Connecticut. He helped lead teams from both schools win conference championships.

Gilhuly graduated from Monmouth University. There, he was a two-time U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team selection, a two-time NCAA Division I East Regional qualifier in javelin and part of three indoor and outdoor conference championship teams.



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