The athletic community gathered Wednesday evening, March 28 in the SHS auditorium to celebrate the end of the winter sports season.
Thirty-one student-athletes were honored for their performance on and off the field this season.
Awards for team MVP, sportsmanship and scholar athlete were presented (full list of award winners below).
The players on each respective team vote for the team MVP and for the sportsmanship recipient. The Scholar Athlete award goes to the athlete on the team with the highest grade point average.
Eleven athletes in seven different sports were also named Hockomock League All-Stars. The Hockomock coaches vote for League All-Stars.
The 2011-2012 winter season proved to be one of the most successful in recent memory for Stoughton High teams.
Of the 93 teams in Division 2 high school boys’ basketball in Massachusetts, Stoughton High was one of the final four left standing, finishing the season at 20-5 and winning the and advancing to play Brighton in a at the TD Garden.
The Stoughton High girls’ basketball team improved from 5-13 a year ago to , earning a trip to the .
The SHS cheerleaders came in and then came in in Orlando.
The SHS Hockey team was one of just three teams to receive the . Coach Dan Mark and Captains Larry Hixon and Josh Potter were honored at the TD Garden for the accomplishment.
As for individual accomplishments, Aaron Calixte joined the basketball program’s as just a junior. He received numerous postseason honors for his role in , as did Marcus Middleton and coach John Gallivan.
collected a number of accolades for his wrestling success. “Paco” came in second in the state wrestling tournament in the heavyweight division and came in fourth at the New England Championships. .
Jade Paul set the (1:35.95) and competed at states and at New Englands.
Nick Green turned in the by a Stoughton runner in more than a decade.
And, captain Taylor Goodrich qualified for the state meet.
See the list below for all the award recipients:SPORT
TEAM MVP SPORTSMANSHIP SCHOLAR ATHLETE HOCKOMOCK ALL-STARS Boys Basketball Aaron Calixte
Aaron Calixte & Marcus MiddletonGirls Basketball Chrystal Holland Jessica Freitas
Chrystal Holland & Nicole Daniels Ice Hockey PJ Sheehan
Larry Hixon Boys Indoor Track Pat Jackman
Nick Green Girls Indoor Track Alicia Macomber
Jade Paul Wrestling Andrew Paredes Martin Petrie
Andrew Paredes Swimming & Diving (Boys) Hunter Goodrich Thomas Berntsen
Daniel Block Hunter Goodrich & Marc Romano Swimming & Diving (Girls) Taylor Goodrich Danielle McCullough
Marie Maillet Taylor Goodrich Cheerleading Stephanie Amaral Nicole Fuentes-Vargas