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Sports booster club recognizes LHS athletes (06-17-19)

Among the Litchfield High School soccer players recognized by the Litchfield Sports Booster Club on June 6 were, from left, Carson Mello, Miles Chapman, Tim Donovan, Coleby Bunnell and Charlie Shanks. John McKenna photos 

The Litchfield Sports Booster Club held its annual recognition evening at the Litchfield Community Center on Thursday.

Litchfield High School athletes who achieved All-Berkshire League or All-State honors, were part of a BL championship team, set a school record, or gained state academic honors in the spring of 2018 through winter 2019 were recognized.

The following athletes were honored:

Field hockey: Brook Small, Casey Small, Samantha Barnes, Sophia Graveline and Rachel Leigh.

Girls soccer: Christina Orsini, Francesca Luzzi and Allie Davenport.

Girls tennis (2018 BL champs): Lexi Honigmann, Caroline Donovan, Francesca Luzzi, Samantha Barnes, Charlotte Gillman, Amelia Girardin, Kendra Hurder-Faucher, Meredith Snowden, Roxanne Snowden, Claire Vailionis, Aaliyah Vescera, Kailey White, Sophia Williams and Tori Woolsey.

Baseball: Coleby Bunnell

Basketball: Tripp Melk

Track and field: Augie Hurtado

Soccer (2018 BL champs): Charlie Shanks, Coleby Bunnell, Tim Donovan, Miles Chapman, Carson Mello and Ryan Garden. Also, Cameron Sivilla, Erik Tieman, Luke Parsons, Harrison Barnes, Tull Patulak, Jack Sutton, Daniel Dieck, Matt Gostkowski, Aidan Donohue, Augie Hurtado, John Ray, Ajani Campbell, Ethan Pang, Thomas Eykelhoff and Mason Schulte.

Tennis (2018 BL champs): Miles Chapman, Michael D'Aversa, Tim Donovan, Ryan Garden, Leo Gianfagna, Luis Hrtado, Zachary Kwalick, Alex Lanthier, Noah Parilla, Sam Richardson, Charlie Shanks, Spencer Sivilla and Noah Van Handel.

Swimming: Jon Dieck, Carson Mello, Dan O'Leary, Ellen McCarthy, Sarah McCarthy, Lucy Kraut, Kenyon Prenoveau and Claire Vailionis.

The evening also recognized the late Bill Dranginis for his contributions to the booster club. Dranginis died last year. A scholarship will be awarded by the booster club in his name.

Tennis players, from left, Francesca Luzzi, Samantha Barnes and Ella Demers.

Coleby Bunnell, left, and Tripp Melk.

Jon Torrant of the sports booster club was master of ceremonies.