Section VI Scholar Athlete Champions:
2004 - 2005Fall ChampionsCongratulations to the Section VI Fall State/Scholar Athlete champions.Wilson Girls Volleyball - State Champion with a team GPA of 96.972Pictured: (front row left to right) Charissa Kiszka, Alicia Mills, Meagan Diez and Stephanie Reagan. (back row left to right) Coach Karen Fawcett, H.S. Principal Daniel Johnson, Lauren Howe, Aryn Plunkett, Emily Bloom, Samantha Ketch, Athletic Director Charlie Jufer, and Section VI Executive Secretary Robert DinseWilson's 8 member Girls Volleyball Team placed first out of 231 teams in the state with a combined average of 96.972. This is Wilson's first Scholar/Athlete State Championship in the state program 's 14-year history. Wilson is the Section's 5th school to earn the Girls Volleyball S/A State title in the last 10 years. Their team GPA of 96.972 is only .028 of a point away from the state's highest average in the fourteen years of the program. They are second only to Monticello of Section 9 that won the state title in1998 with an average of 97.0. The amazing fact is that all girls are juniors and have another chance to eclipse that mark next year.Not only were the Lakewomen good in the classroom, their 9 wins, 5 losses earned them a 2nd Place Finish in the competitive Niagara Orleans League and a Sectional Quarter-Final victory over Southwestern before bowing to Falconer in the Semi-Finals.Winter ChampionsSection VI is pleased to congratulate two teams that achieved the State Scholar/Athlete Championship for Winter Sports:Hamburg Girls Gymnastics (fall team)- State Champion with a team GPA of 96.257
Congratulations to the Hamburg High School girls’ gymnastics’ team. For the fifth time in six years they have been awarded the title of New York State Scholar Athlete Champion. Hamburg had the highest grade point average than 67 other girl’s gymnastic team across New York State. Over half of the girls on the team had over a 90 average during the gymnastic season. The top seven members make up the Scholar athlete Team with a combined average of 96.25. Eleventh grader Jill Fennell and ninth grader Lauren Brechtel, had the top average of 98 for the team. Other members of the Scholar Athlete Team include: Rosalind Konikoff, Danielle Hover, Sarah Johnson, Liz Schappert, and Allysa Jankowski. These averages were from the first quarter during the competition season this past fall.Clarence Girls Bowling - State Champion with a team GPA of 96.171
Section VI is pleased to congratulate two teams that achieved the State Scholar/Athlete Championship for Spring Sports:
Medina Boys Tennis - State Champion with a team GPA of 98.871article and photo expected soon...Sweet Home Baseball- State Champion with a team GPA of 93.875The Sweet Home varsity baseball team had a combined average of 93.875%. The average placed the team first out of 100 teams across New York State. The team was recognized for their accomplishments at the spring sports recognition on Monday, June 6 and by the Board of Education at their June 21, 2005 meeting.