Top NYA winter athletes honored
North Yarmouth Academy recently honored its top winter athletes.
The boys' basketball team gave its Coaches' award to Nick Rayder. Andrew Esancy was named Most Valuable Player.
The girls' basketball squad gave its MVP to Blair Haggett. Jaime Rogers won the Coaches' award.
The junior varsity girls' team gave its Coaches' award to Elsa Marin. Katie Cawley was named MVP.
On the ice, the boys' varsity hockey team named Jordan Haskell its MVP. Brandon Barrett won the Coaches' award.
The JV team gave its Coaches' award to Taylor Norton. Aiden McLaughlin was named MVP.
The girls' hockey team named Courtney Dumont MVP and gave its Coaches' award to Lianna Hachborn.
Boys' indoor track named Henry Sterling MVP. Jake Burns won the Coaches' award.
The girls' team gave MVPs to Hannah Bewsey and Maeve Stier. Ali O'Reilly won the Coaches' award.
Boys' swimming's MVP was Nico Kaminow. Ted Elliot won the Coaches' award.
The girls' swim team gave its Coaches' award to Emily McKinnon. Rachel Clegg was named MVP.
Nordic skiing's MVP was Cam Regan. Abbie McIvor was given the Coaches' award.
The Athletic Council awards went to Tom Gildersleeve and Ashley Salerno.
Middle School awards were also given.
Coaches' awards went to the following:
• 8th grade boys' basketball J.D. Dyke
• 7th grade boys' basketball George Doolan
• 8th grade girls' basketball Alexandra Logan
• 7th grade girls' basketball Sara Thompson
• Orange ice hockey Tyler Waaler
• Black ice hockey Colton Ackerman
• Girls' ice hockey Kayla Rose
• Nordic skiing Dagen Braun
Most Improved awards were given to the following:
• 8th grade boys' basketball Forrest Chicoine
• 7th grade boys' basketball Bryce Moody
• 8th grade girls' basketball Emma Warren
• 7th grade girls' basketball Linnea Hull
• Orange ice hockey Matt Malcom
• Black ice hockey Wesley Bright
• Girls' ice hockey Maria Nappi
• Nordic skiing Susannah Lickus
The Athletic Council awards were given to Alex Kral and Kayla Rose.
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