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Fall 2017 Sport Recap The Fall Sports Season was, as always, an eventful few months at the Charles Finney School; from Football to Soccer to Volleyball the entire season was action packed. Here are a few of the highlights from this past year.

Girls Varsity Volleyball (season record 19-7) won the Section V Class D2 Championship title for the first time in Finney history, beating Bishop Kearney in the finals. They went on to beat the undefeated Cuba-Rushford in the State Qualifying game and then lost in a hard-fought competition to Panama in the State Quarter Finals. Section V Tournament Awards went to Becca Oldham for MVP and Laura Satta and Sarina Pasquantonio for the All-Tournament Team. Team Awards were given to Becca Oldham for MVP, Laura Satta for Most Improved Player and Bebe Porpilia received the Coach’s Award.

Girls JV Volleyball had a winning season with a final record of 11-7. Team Awards were given to Gena Francione for MVP, Denae Passero for Most Improved Player and Victoria Rivera received the Coach’s Award.

Girls Modified Volleyball finished the season with a record of 6-5.

Boys Varsity Football finished the season with a record of 3-5, losing in the Sectional Quarter Finals to Alexander 22-42. Team Awards were given to Tyler Huntington for MVP, Colin Houghtaling for Most Improved Player, Maalik Thomas for Offensive Player of the Year, Lorenzo Blake for Defensive Player of the Year and Jared Brown received the Coach’s Award. The Private Parochial League named Xavier Smith, Lorenzo Blake, Tyler Huntington, and Maalik Thomas to the Private Parochial 1st All-Star Team.

Boys Modified Football finished the season with a record of 2-5, winning their last 2 games against Marcus-Whitman (32-8) and Nichols (24-0). Team Awards were given to Jon Bovee for MVP, Aiden Guardalben for Offensive Player of the Year, Connor McIntyre for Defensive Player of the Year and Aidan McDonald received the Coach’s Award.

Boys Varsity Soccer had a winning season of 13-3-1. The team lost, 2-1, in a tense shoot-out during the Sectional Quarter Final game against Wheatland-Chili. Team Awards were given to Joe Tomlinson for MVP, James Sidorishin for Most Improved Player, Ian Lau for Offensive Player of the Year, Jake Torrell for Defensive Player of the Year and Zeke Humphrey received the Coach’s Award.

Girls Varsity Soccer finished the season with a winning record of 12-5-1. The team lost in the Sectional Quarter Final game against Bolivar-Richburg. Team Awards were given to Jade Staton for MVP, Jada Blackmon for Offensive Player of the Year and Avery Viencek received the Falcon Award. The Ironhorse Award went Grace Martin, Lydia VanLeeuwen, and Avery Viencek. The Private Parochial League named Jade Staton, Liesl Staton, and Jada Blackmon to the Private Parochial 1st All-Star Team.

Every season we are always grateful and amazed at the commitment that parents make to their athletes; driving them to and from practices, volunteering at concessions, assisting the various teams and so much more. We also thank the coaches for their continued dedication and support to each one of our student athletes. We pray that that each season continues to be a blessing to all those involved.
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