CHS Booster Club/Cheshire Herald Athletes of the Week
Congrats to The Cheshire High School Booster Club/The Cheshire Herald Athletes of the Week: senior Jill Howard (girls' basketball), juniors Dylan D'Addio (boys' basketball) and Sanjay Montagna (ice hockey)!
(Girls' Basketball) Howard is a tri-captain with classmates Sara Como and Kya O'Donnell.
On Monday, Howard supplied 13 points, 10 rebounds, and six blocks in a 54-43 win over Amity. Cheshire (5-5, 2-1 in Housatonic Division) lost both meetings to the defending division champions last season.
Howard also posted a team-best 14 points in Friday's 49-36 loss at undefeated Sheehan.
(Boys' Basketball) D'Addio netted 26 points (career-high) on Monday, leading Cheshire to their third straight victory 78-60 win at Amity.
D'Addio, a first-year starting guard, returned on Wednesday to score a team-leading 11 points in a 66-41 loss against Hillhouse.
On Friday, D'Addio made all 12 of his free throws during a 63-56 win over Sheehan. He made six foul shots in the final minute, as the Rams improved to 6-3 (3-0). Despite foul trouble, D'Addio finished with 14 points.
(Ice Hockey) Montagna has posted his first varsity points this season. On Jan. 10, he supplied two assists in a 4-1 win over East Haven. Not only was it Cheshire's fourth straight victory, but the Rams hadn't defeated the Yellow Jackets since 2006.
Montagna recorded two power-play goals during the second period on Wednesday, the latter of which tied the score 3-3 with North Branford. Cheshire (5-4-1) ended up falling short 5-4.