Thursday, 22 December 2022 11:35

Waterford-Halfmoon Student-Athletes Receive All-Wasaren Recognition for Fall Sports Season

WATERFORD — The 2022 Fall Sports season was a historic one for the Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free School District, punctuated by the first state title for the Girls Soccer program. The awards and accolades for the school’s student-athletes doesn’t stop there, as 21 Fordians have been named to All-Wasaren team selections or honorable mentions.

“We’re extremely proud of every individual and team accomplishment our student-athletes achieved this past season,” said Athletic Director Mike Robbins. “We’re proud to be home to a state championship program, but we’re also honored to have produced so many individual stars who represented us positively both on and off the fields and courts of play. We want all our athletes to excel in every facet of being a student and athlete at Waterford-Halfmoon, and these young men and women have embodied that.”

Four varsity teams rostered players who received All-Wasaren honors, including boys and girls soccer, golf, and volleyball. That includes the Boys Soccer Overall Most Valuable Players award, given to Josh Catanzarita, and the Girls Soccer Offensive Player of the Year award, given to Addyson Galuski.

Below are the awards by individual team:

Boys Soccer

Josh Catanzarita, Overall MVP 

Tristan Carutasu, 1st Team 

Matt Soden, 1st Team 

Logan Sheehan, 2nd Team 

Logan Fletcher, 2nd Team 

Werkie Hayes, Honorable Mention

Cody Maloney, Honorable Mention 

Anthony Scunziano, Honorable Mention 

Jake Catanzarita, Honorable Mention

Girls Soccer

Addyson Galuski,
Offensive Player of the Year 

Cassidy McClement, 1st Team 

Mia O'Brien, 1st Team 

Payton Galuski, 1st Team 

Sophia Belonga, 2nd Team 

Imani Bloomfield, 2nd Team 

Izzy Vecchio, 2nd Team 


Derrick Pontore, Honorable Mention


Chelsea Plummer, 1st Team 

Azariah Roberts-Killian, 2nd Team 

Julia Spretty, Honorable Mention 

Kiley Pennick, Honorable Mention

On top of the individual success, all four teams received the NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award. The award goes to teams that have 75% of their respective rosters achieve a 90% or greater Grade Point Average (GPA) during the first marking period of the 2022-23 school year.

“I want to thank our student-athletes and coaches for their commitment to excellence in the classroom and in competition,” said Robbins. “It is the true definition of student-athlete.”

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