Pilgrim High School held its annual athletic awards ceremony and dinner on Tuesday, May 29, where it announced an MVP and Sportsmanship Award winner for each sport. A Female and Male Athlete of the Year were also chosen, and Female and Male Sportsmanship Awards were also presented.
The female Athlete of the Year was Susie Cavanagh, who was a standout in field hockey, ice hockey and on the golf course. Cavanagh was a First-Team All-State performer in field hockey, skated second line for the boys’ ice hockey team and recently finished second in the girls’ state golf tournament.
The Male Athlete of the Year was Ian Giuttari, who was the Pats’ anchor in goal on the hockey team, was a standout on the soccer field and also played No. 1 on the school’s boys’ tennis team. Giuttari led Pilgrim to a berth in the state semifinals in hockey this year, and he helped the Pats earn three wins in tennis this spring after the team posted a winless 2011 campaign.
The Female Sportsmanship Awards was given to Erin Phaneuf, while the Male Sportsmanship Award was given to Doug Ferry.
The individual sport MVP’s were: Brian Masse for boys’ cross country, Heather Wolfenden for girls’ soccer, Giuttari for boys’ soccer, Natalie Tocco for girls’ cross country, Tiffany Legare for girls’ volleyball, Cavanagh for field hockey, Alex Leddy for football, Julietta Ayriyan for girls’ tennis, Ryan Morris and Cole Furney for boys’ basketball, Danielle LeBlanc for girls’ basketball, Steven Croft for boys’ indoor track, Maggie Dufault for girls’ indoor track, Taylor Ryan for girls’ swim, Nick McGuirl for ice hockey, Jordan DeSisto for wrestling, Branden Hoxsie for baseball, Carl Sjogren for boys’ outdoor track, Dufault for girls’ outdoor track, Carly Cabral and Katelyn Reph for softball, Sean St. Jacques for volleyball, Cavanagh for golf, Thomas Greenberg for boys’ tennis, Betsy Heidel for girls’ lacrosse and Sabrina Johnston for cheerleading.
The individual sport sportsmanship awards went out to Cameron Devine for boys’ cross country, Cara Beneduce for girls’ soccer, Phillip Tantimonico for boys’ soccer, Phaneuf for girls’ cross country, Stefani Quaine for girls’ volleyball, Brianna Boucher for field hockey, Andrew Leddy for football, Karissa Roun for girls’ tennis, Dan Colabella for boys’ basketball, Guilia Garcia for girls’ basketball, Derek Daluz for boys’ indoor track, Emma Mascoli for girls’ indoor track, Casey Adams for girls’ swimming, Cavanagh for ice hockey, Gage Potter for wrestling, Doug Ferry for baseball, Anthony Souza for boys’ outdoor track, Phaneuf for girls’ outdoor track, Lauren Peladeau for softball, John Zuffoletti for boys’ volleyball, Casey McCormick for golf, Giuttari for boys’ tennis, Emma Kunz for girls’ lacrosse, Alexander Rajotte and Zachary Pride for unified volleyball, Jordan DeSisto and Madisyn Avella for unified basketball and Brianna Tuscani for cheerleading.