Oneida, New Hartford lead TVL softball honors

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The Oneida and New Hartford softball teams each claimed two top awards from the Tri-Valley League.

Two of Oneida’s top players earned the same award for the second time in as many seasons. 

Senior shortstop Kaylin Curro was named the TVL’s Player of the Year as announced by the league on Friday. Curro is committed to play at NCAA Division I Binghamton University.

Junior Kerrigan Crysler earned the Pioneer Division’s Pitcher of the Year honor. 

Oneida finished first in the Pioneer with a 7-1 record. The team finished 14-5 overall with a trip to the Section III Class B quarterfinals. 

New Hartford junior Sienna Holmes earned the Colonial Division’s Pitcher of the Year honor. She is also a TVL all-star selection.

Dan Stalteri, who helped lead New Hartford to a 15-6 overall record, the program’s first Section III title since 2008 and a trip to the state Class A regional final, was named the TVL’s co-Coach of the Year.

Utica-Notre Dame’s Jerry Albanese was also named Co-Coach of the Year. The Jugglers finished 13-10 overall and made a run to the Section III Class C title game as the 17-seed.

Here’s a look at the other players who earned TVL honors:

Oneida

All-stars: Kennedy Curro (eighth grade, catcher), Olivia Friend (senior, third base), Julianna Caroli (sophomore, first base), Crysler.

Honorable mention: Vanessa Babcock (sophomore, second base), Mikah Albro (senior, left field).

Camden

All-stars: Brooke Musch (junior, centerfield), Jadyn Prievo (senior, shortstop), Kaitlyn Findley (junior, catcher) .

Honorable mention: Ryleigh Johnson (junior, pitcher). 

Central Valley Academy

All-stars: Madison Obreza (senior, pitcher), Morgan Russo (junior, second base).

Honorable mention: Scout Ludwig (junior, shortstop), Kaylee Beam (sophomore, first base), Bella Kleban (sophomore, centerfield), Peyton Hoffman (junior, catcher).

Notre Dame

All-stars: Ella Trinkaus (eighth grade, pitcher), Maggie Trinkaus (sophomore, catcher).

Vernon-Verona-Sherrill

All-star: Kendall Lehnen (junior, pitcher).

Honorable mention: Kendra Sequin (junior, catcher).

Rome Free Academy

All-stars: Maggie Closinski (senior, shortstop), Lauren Dorfman (senior, catcher), Laina Beer (senior, pitcher).

Honorable mention: Juliana Huckabone (senior, outfield), Adriana Varano (senior, third base), Kelly O’Neil (senior, outfield).

New Hartford

All-stars: Holmes, Alex Volo (sophomore, infield), Taylor Raux (junior, infield), Savannah Cole (sophomore, IF/OF).

Honorable mention: Olivia Vitullo (freshman, outfield), Daniel Lucas (freshman, IF/OF), Sophia Burynski (junior, utility), Hailey Kwiatkowski (senior, outfield), Raven Gonzalez (sophomore, outfield), Taylor Scranton (freshman, first base/OF).

Whitesboro

All-stars: Angelina Cirasuolo (senior), Alexis Stivali (junior).

Proctor

All-star: Joely Welpe (senior, catcher).

Honorable mention: Grace Simmons (senior, pitcher).

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