The East Syracuse Minoa Central School District recently had five winter sports teams that qualified for the prestigious New York State Scholar/Athlete Team Awards. In order to qualify for the awrd, the team’s academic average must be 90 percent or higher.
The following winter varsity teams qualified:
•Girls basketball — academic average 94.906 percent — Head Coach Bob Herrington.
•Girls indoor track — academic average 93.905 percent — Head Coach Chris Staub.
•Girls volleyball — academic average 92.894 percent — Head Coach Denise Felicia.
•Boys basketball — academic average 92.020 percent — Head Coach Jim Kilpatrick.
•Boys indoor track — academic average 91.699 percent — Head Coach Mark Carr.
Jason Emerson is editor of the Cazenovia Republican and Eagle Bulletin newspapers.