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Athletes of the Week

Gabby Jones ’18 –Varsity Softball

Gabby has been on fire during the start the season for the Wildcats. This week alone she accumulated 4 hits, including a homerun and a double, 4 runs scored, and 5 RBIs against Marianapolis Prep. She continued her dominance against Westminster, as she went 2 for 3 at the plate with an RBI, and again against Berkshire where she muscled another 4 hits, 2 of which were doubles, 3 runs, and 4 RBI’s.  An outstanding 3 game week for the junior. Defensively, she played both short stop and 3rd base for the Wildcats, demonstrating her versatility in the field. Gabby has a work ethic that is second to none and always encourages her teammates to give their best effort on and off the field. Continue reading

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Mason Balch ’18- Boys Varsity Lacrosse

Mason had a fantastic week for the Wildcats varsity lacrosse team. On Wednesday, he contributed 4 goals and 3 assists in a narrow loss to Albany Academy. His great play continued on Saturday as he finished the day with 3 goals and 5 assists in a league-opening win against Gunnery. His 7 goals and 8 assists lead the team in both categories. Mason’s team first mentality and tireless effort to perfect his craft provides a great example for everyone on the team! Continue reading

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Devin DeVerry ’17- Boys Varsity Skiing


Devin has had a great season for the Wildcats. On Wednesday, he finished the season with dual first place finishes at NEPSAC’s. He was first in both the Giant Slalom as well as in the Slalom. Despite a slower first attempt, Devin refused to back down as he fired back in the second run of the slalom to erase a .62 second deficit and win the overall Slalom with a combined time of 120.32. This placed him 2.26 seconds ahead of the second place finisher. Devin’s work ethic on and off the mountain has provided a great example for his teammates. Continue reading

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Duncan LeXander ’17 – Boys Varsity Basketball


Duncan has been a consistent force for the varsity boys basketball team. Last week he averaged 16 points per game and continued to display a well-rounded offensive game that includes a dependable three-point game, including 7 three point buckets last week, and some terrific passes to teammates. Defensively, his versatility and length allow him to guard a number of different positions. He has been a team leader through his consistent work ethic and positive attitude. Duncan is a tireless competitor who always plays with great energy. Continue reading

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Spencer Danforth ’17 – Boys Varsity Basketball


Spencer continues his excellent play this season for varsity basketball.   This past week, he averaged 20 points a game in three wins over Canterbury, Deerfield and Hotchkiss.  While his consistent play on offense has been critical to the team’s success, it has been his efforts on the defensive end of the court that has been truly exceptional.   In Saturday’s win over Hotchkiss, he held their high scorer who came in averaging well over 20 points to 3 points.  Spencer’s tenacity, work ethic and commitment to being a complete player has been a huge part of the team’s recent success. Continue reading

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David Fitch ’17 – Boys Varsity Swimming


David has been a great leader for the boys varsity swim team for the past 2 seasons.   This season he has continued to provide great times for the team all season. On Saturday he broke a 17 year old school record in the 200 free and a 32 year old school record in the 500 free.  He is undefeated in individual races this year and has won many points for the Wildcats. In addition, he also set 2 new Kent pool records in those events.  David has worked tremendously hard in the weight room and in the pool during the offseason and it has clearly paid off.  His efforts have sparked a fire in his teammates as it is a great example of what it takes to be successful come meet day. Continue reading

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Abbie Coscia ’19- Girls Varsity Basketball


Abbie has had a great season for the varsity basketball team. Against Suffield on Wednesday, Abby came off the bench and was the team’s second leading scorer with 9 points. She also had 5 strong rebounds, and was the competitive fire the Wildcats needed to keep momentum going during the game. Against Cushing on Saturday, Abbie again continued to battle and showed tremendous tenacity. She pulled down several key rebounds, made two key steals, and made strong efforts to get to the net. Abbie leads by example through her hard work and intense play and will continue to be an asset to the team. Continue reading

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Marielle McHale ’18 – Varsity girls hockey


Marielle has had a terrific season thus far for the girls varsity hockey team. Last week she had 7 goals and 2 assists in the team’s 3 tournament victories at the Winchendon Holiday tournament.  Marielle led the team with three goals in their 4-0 win over Lawrence. She had two goals in wins against both Winchendon and in the championship game against NMH.  Marielle’s goals came from tremendous puck movement with her line mates and some strong individual efforts. Marielle leads by example through her “team first” mentality and her “can do” attitude. Continue reading

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Ben Normandin ’19 – Varsity Wrestling


Ben has had a great start to the season for the varsity wrestling team. He has wrestled with great control and poise in the two opening weeks of the season.  Ben managed two pins on Saturday including an incredible 9 second fall.  This ties the fastest pin on record in at least 17 years of at wrestling Williston.  Ben is an extremely dedicated athlete who always demonstrates sportsmanship on and off the mat. Continue reading

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Bina Sweet ’17 – Varsity Wrestling


Bina has had an exemplary start to the season for the boys varsity wrestling team.  On Saturday, he managed a come from behind pin over a very talented Loomis opponent to ensure a Williston team victory.  It was the final match of the day, and it was by far the day’s most exciting match. As a team captain, Bina is a role model of discipline and hard work and provides a positive example for everyone on the team on how to be a great teammate. Continue reading