NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction
This year, CBA student athletes earned the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Scholar-Athlete School of Distinction Award. To earn this prestigious award, all 26 varsity teams achieved a cumulative GPA of 90 percent or higher during their sports season. Only five of the 104 schools in Section III earned this award.
NYSPHSAA State Champion: Eliana Occhino, Girls Bowling
Sectional Champions: Boys Soccer, Boys Golf, Boys Swimming
League Champions: Football, Boys Soccer, Boys Swimming, Boys Golf, Girls Tennis, Baseball, Boys Basketball, Baseball, Boys Lacrosse, Girls Golf, Boys Tennis
The following individuals won individual sectional championships and/or represented CBA in NYSPHSAA Championship Competition this year: Giselle Vlassis (tennis); Charlie Raymond (cross country); Jerry Vielhauer (wrestling); Eliana Occhino (bowling); Misha Kabunov (swimming and diving); Lesha Kabunov (swimming and diving); Hana Kang (golf); Ben Paul (wrestling); Gabriel Yang (tennis); Jack Gregory (golf); Darien Williams (track & field); Kyle Gaffney (track & field); Grace Fletcher (track & field); Katherine Williamson (track & field); Claire Krueger (track & field); Mia Ludington (track & field).
- Ten student-athletes will be continuing their intercollegiate careers at Division I institutions in the fall. Luke Boule’ (University of Albany, baseball); Grace Fletcher (Marist College, track & field); Will Harrigan (Columbia University, baseball); Andrew Kohlbrenner (Marquette University, lacrosse); Joseph Papa (St. Joe’s University, lacrosse); Lloyd Ziparo (Boston Univeristy, lacrosse); Amarri Pitts (Central Connecticut State, football); Jordan Rae (University of Albany, football); Casey Vaughn (Siena College, baseball); Giselle Vlassis (Lehigh University, tennis).
- Andrew Kohlbrenner was chosen as an All American in Lacrosse.
- Seniors Finn Wheeler and Hana Kang were recognized as Section III Scholar Athletes in June. Hana competed at the varsity level in tennis, bowling and golf. Finn was a member of the varsity soccer and hockey teams.