More than a dozen athletes from West Hartford’s Conard and Hall high schools were named to the All-Courant teams for their performances in fall sports during the 2016 season.
By Ronni Newton
The Hartford Courant released its All-Courant team selections this week, and numerous West Hartford athletes earned the prestigious honor for the fall 2016 season.
There are 83 high schools in the Courant’s circulation area, and probably more than a thousand varsity athletes up for consideration for the All-Courant teams. West Hartford students made a tremendous impact on the fall sports scene this year, with the following Conard and Hall students earning All-Courant or Honorable Mention status:
Football – Offense
Brandon Beecher, Hall, junior
Declan Flaherty, Conard, senior (Honorable Mention)
Football – Defense
Brendan Connors, Conard, senior (Honorable Mention)
Kyron Bridges, Conard, senior (Honorable Mention)
Chris Monnes, Hall, senior
John Punt, Hall, junior (Honorable Mention)
Boys Cross Country
Trey Cormier, Hall, sophomore
Samuel Nanni, Conard, senior (Honorable Mention)
Girls Cross Country
Gwen Geisler, Conard, senior
Lauren Kumpa, Conard, senior (Honorable Mention)
Girls Swimming and Diving
Kate Bell, Conard, freshman (Honorable Mention)
Margaret Mantz, Hall, freshman (Honorable Mention)
Aislinn Mitchell, Hall, freshman (Honorable Mention)
Tara Tiernan, Hall, senior (Honorable Mention)
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