April 8, 2010
Basketball honors go to CVU coach, players
Metro Division coaches named Champlain Valley Union High girls basketball skipper Stan Williams their 2010 Coach of the Year, while three members of his team picked up honors. One member of the boys squad also earned honors.
Champlain Valley Union High player Jake Donnelly goes up for a basket during a first round playoff win over Spaulding High. The junior was named second team All-State and second team All-Metro.
CVU’s Kendal Kohlasch beats her opponent off the dribble during a win over North Country Union High in January. Kohlasch earned second team All-Metro honors for the season. She was one of three Redhawks players to earn All-Metro recognition.
Stan Williams, girls basketball coach at CVU, draws up a play during a game in 2008. Williams was named the Metro Division’s 2010 Coach of the Year.
Williams led his girls to the division quarterfinals, where they were nipped by eventual champion St. Johnsbury Academy. Along the way, the veteran pilot earned his 100th varsity coaching victory.
Senior center Allison Gannon was named to the Burlington Free Press All-State second team and first team All-Metro.
Teammate Kendal Kohlasch was accorded second team All-Metro honors while junior Shae Hulbert got honorable mention.
From the boys team, junior Jake Donnelly was second team All-State and second team All-Metro.
The Free Press’ Mr. and Miss Basketball awards went to seniors Joe O’Shea of Burlington High and Abbey Lalime from Lake Region Union High.
Youth wrestlers gear up for state meet
The Hurricanes Wrestling Club competed at Vergennes High School on Saturday, with Williston wrestlers faring well.
Dillion Schlogl and Cody Huestis won first place in their respective weight divisions. Ty Schlogl finished second in his division. Third place finishers were Riley Brown, Lucas Brown and Jerett Legg. Aaron Meacham finished in fourth place.
Other Hurricanes wrestlers hail from Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne and St. George.
On Saturday, the Hurricanes will compete in the state finals at Essex High School. The event will feature more than 600 youth wrestlers. The competition will begin at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.