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2018-01-09 / Sports

Six Delaware Academy Fall Teams Are State Scholar/Athletes


MAC SCHOLARS AT DA — These DA Students compiled the highest individual GPA’s on their respective fall teams, and were recognized for their efforts by the Midstate Athletic Conference. From left are Sarah Roberts (volleyball), Raegen Bracchy (girls’ soccer), Jillian Lees (girls’ cross country), Miles Philion (golf and boys’ soccer), Josh Baxter (boys’ cross country) and Michael Griswold (football). MAC SCHOLARS AT DA — These DA Students compiled the highest individual GPA’s on their respective fall teams, and were recognized for their efforts by the Midstate Athletic Conference. From left are Sarah Roberts (volleyball), Raegen Bracchy (girls’ soccer), Jillian Lees (girls’ cross country), Miles Philion (golf and boys’ soccer), Josh Baxter (boys’ cross country) and Michael Griswold (football). There were seven fall sports teams at Delaware Academy, and at six of them, their grade point average (GPA) was 90 or more. They received Scholar/Athlete honors from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

Also honored for the fall athletes were those who earned the highest GPA in their respective sport, by the Midstate Athletic Conference.



DA GIRLS’ SOCCER — The DA girls’ soccer squad was among the best in the area, while also getting the highest cumulative average among the Bulldog teams, and earning state Scholar/Athlete honors. From left in front row are Lauren Rosa, Adrionna Cecce and Carly Burczak. From left in second row are Kylie Hold, Caroline Grace, Anna Poost, Raegan Bracchy, Lindsay Whitbeck and Zoey Gardepe. From left in third row are Hunter Hitchcock, Kelly Rolfe, Kaitlynn Finch, Logan Bruce and Morgan Ehrhard. From left in back row are Katie Hadley, Meredith Mable, Julia Burns, Olivia Wakin and Brenna Gioffe. 
Contributed Photo DA GIRLS’ SOCCER — The DA girls’ soccer squad was among the best in the area, while also getting the highest cumulative average among the Bulldog teams, and earning state Scholar/Athlete honors. From left in front row are Lauren Rosa, Adrionna Cecce and Carly Burczak. From left in second row are Kylie Hold, Caroline Grace, Anna Poost, Raegan Bracchy, Lindsay Whitbeck and Zoey Gardepe. From left in third row are Hunter Hitchcock, Kelly Rolfe, Kaitlynn Finch, Logan Bruce and Morgan Ehrhard. From left in back row are Katie Hadley, Meredith Mable, Julia Burns, Olivia Wakin and Brenna Gioffe. Contributed Photo

DA BOYS’ SOCCER — The Bulldog boys’ soccer team had a successful season on the playing field, and also excelled in the classroom. From left in front row are Aidan Paoli, Logan Aikens, Preston Post, Dan Rolfe, Renzo Guevarra and Alex Haight. From left in middle row are Mike Paoli, Dustin Coffey, Tristan Olson, Jasper Koota, Conor Aikens, Chris Hillis, Ben Reinhard and Paul Avila. From left in back row are Alex Mullinex, Teddy Vickers, Jack Stanton, Braxton Sohns, Henry Post, Ibrahim Raqib and Ben Arehart. Behind them in the background is Coach Brian Rolfe. 
Contributed Photo DA BOYS’ SOCCER — The Bulldog boys’ soccer team had a successful season on the playing field, and also excelled in the classroom. From left in front row are Aidan Paoli, Logan Aikens, Preston Post, Dan Rolfe, Renzo Guevarra and Alex Haight. From left in middle row are Mike Paoli, Dustin Coffey, Tristan Olson, Jasper Koota, Conor Aikens, Chris Hillis, Ben Reinhard and Paul Avila. From left in back row are Alex Mullinex, Teddy Vickers, Jack Stanton, Braxton Sohns, Henry Post, Ibrahim Raqib and Ben Arehart. Behind them in the background is Coach Brian Rolfe. Contributed Photo

DA GOLF — The golf team also had a GPA above 90 to secure its Scholar/Athlete honors from the NYSPHSAA. From left in front are Gavin Little and Miles Philion. From left in back row are Corey Zwick, Maggie Demeo Meres, Ben Arehart and Coach Matt Chambers. 
Contributed Photo DA GOLF — The golf team also had a GPA above 90 to secure its Scholar/Athlete honors from the NYSPHSAA. From left in front are Gavin Little and Miles Philion. From left in back row are Corey Zwick, Maggie Demeo Meres, Ben Arehart and Coach Matt Chambers. Contributed Photo

DA VOLLEYBALL — The DA volleyball team also broke the GPA of 90 during the fall season. From left in front row are Kendra Ackerly, Elysia Shampine, Maddie White and Catie Gardner. From left in second row are Veronica Armstrong, Jess Davis, Felicia Sillitti and Faith Savage. From left in back row are Coach Jackie Darling, Hannah Baxter, Alyssa Mason, Teresa Ewing and Sarah Roberts. 
Contributed Photo DA VOLLEYBALL — The DA volleyball team also broke the GPA of 90 during the fall season. From left in front row are Kendra Ackerly, Elysia Shampine, Maddie White and Catie Gardner. From left in second row are Veronica Armstrong, Jess Davis, Felicia Sillitti and Faith Savage. From left in back row are Coach Jackie Darling, Hannah Baxter, Alyssa Mason, Teresa Ewing and Sarah Roberts. Contributed Photo

DA GIRLS’ & BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY — The cross country teams at DA both won their Section IV Class titles, but they also excelled in the classroom, earning state Scholar/Athlete honors. From left in front row are Cella Schnabel, Alexis Gielskie and Julian Eagle Road. From left in second row are Hans Hilson-Schneider, J.J. Bender, Rowan Walsh, Sam Lees, Karter Small, Sage Eagle Road and Jared Coleman. From left in third row are Assistant Coach Jen Aikens, Camille Mueller, Rachel Blocker, Autumn Dorr, Lonnie Weiss, Jill Lees, Sienna Dorr, Lucia Marsiglio, Cara Ingram and Assistant Coach Lenny Mintz. From left in back row are Jonathon Hadley, Nathan Gielskie, Ty Saleman, Diego Aguirre, Head Coach Skip Baxter, Morgan Robert, Josh Baxter and Dimitri Cash. Not available for photo were Chance Caffery, Marco Shaw, Emma Sulger and Luke Schnabel. 
Contributed Photo DA GIRLS’ & BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY — The cross country teams at DA both won their Section IV Class titles, but they also excelled in the classroom, earning state Scholar/Athlete honors. From left in front row are Cella Schnabel, Alexis Gielskie and Julian Eagle Road. From left in second row are Hans Hilson-Schneider, J.J. Bender, Rowan Walsh, Sam Lees, Karter Small, Sage Eagle Road and Jared Coleman. From left in third row are Assistant Coach Jen Aikens, Camille Mueller, Rachel Blocker, Autumn Dorr, Lonnie Weiss, Jill Lees, Sienna Dorr, Lucia Marsiglio, Cara Ingram and Assistant Coach Lenny Mintz. From left in back row are Jonathon Hadley, Nathan Gielskie, Ty Saleman, Diego Aguirre, Head Coach Skip Baxter, Morgan Robert, Josh Baxter and Dimitri Cash. Not available for photo were Chance Caffery, Marco Shaw, Emma Sulger and Luke Schnabel. Contributed Photo

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