FULTON, NY – With the end of the school year came the conclusion of Fulton City School District’s spring sports season.
G. Ray Bodley High School and Fulton Junior High School had very successful spring seasons including multiple scholar athlete teams, individual honors and distinctions and new school records.
The district boasted 347 total student athletes including 157 varsity athletes, 64 junior varsity athletes and 126 modified athletes.
Bodley honored six scholar-athlete varsity teams including boys’ lacrosse, girls’ lacrosse, girls’ softball, boys’ tennis, boys’ track and field, and girls’ track and field teams.
A scholar-athlete team is any team that holds a 90 percent or higher average during the season.
Aside from excellence in the classroom, many student athletes earned individual distinctions and set new records for their sport.
Varsity girls’ lacrosse finished third in its league and also acknowledged 8 all-league recipients: Olivia Coakley, Jordan Coulon, and Kaylin Pafumi receiving first team all-league, Keara Patterson and McKenna Chesbro receiving second team all-league, and Gina Babcock, Mallori Kitts and Madden Rowlee receiving honorable mentions.
Gina Babcock, Olivia Coakley and Madden Rowlee were all named as US Lacrosse Academic All-Americans.
Varsity boys’ lacrosse acknowledged five all league recipients: Austin Beckwith, named second team all-league, and RJ Borrow, Brett Campolieta, Bryce Knight and Spencer Vono receiving honorable mentions.
Varisty softball took first place in the MTAG, More Than a Game, OCC tournament to benefit local children’s hospitals and help the fight against cancer.
They also recognized three all-league recipients. Cheyenne Laun received first team all-league, Courtney Parker received second team all-league, Sabrina Verdoliva received honorable mention.
Varsity boys’ tennis recognized two all-league recipients. Ben McKay (1st singles) and Zach Perry (2nd singles) received second team all-league.
Varsity girls’ track and field acknowledged two all-league recipients. Amber DeStevens and Jessica Race received second team all-league, while DeStevens also set a new school record in the 400 hurdles and Erica Pawlewicz also set new school records in both the long jump and the 200 meter dash.
Varsity boys’ baseball finished third in its division.