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Winter Athletics News 

Wheeler Cheerleading

March 1, 2024

ECC 2024 Domino's Cheerleader of the Year

The Eastern Connecticut Conference is proud to announce the 2024 Domino's Cheerleader of the Year, Rose Tardiff!  Congratulations Rose!

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Wheeler Boys' Basketball

February 27, 2024

Congratulations to our High School Boys' Basketball Team Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II Champions!

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February 25, 2024

ECC 2024 Domino's Boys' Basketball Coach of the Year

The Eastern Connecticut Conference is proud to announce the 2024 Domino's Boys' Basketball Coach of the Year, Stephen Bailey. Congratulations coach on an excellent season!

Wheeler Boys' Basketball

February 25, 2024

ECC 2024 Boys' Basketball All-Stars Division IV Award Winners

Congratulations to our ECC 2024 Boys' Basketball All-Stars Division IV Award Winners!

Deondre Bransford- First Team

Kyle Kessler- First Team

Zane Brewer- Honorable Mention

Keith Zardies- Honorable Mention

Jon Anderson- Scholar-Athlete

Jayson Krysiewicz- Scholar-Athlete

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Wheeler Cheerleading

February 17, 2024

ECC Cheerleading Competition- Waterford High School

We are so proud of our Wheeler Lady Lions! They finished second place in Division III and took home the Spirit Award. There were three special individual award winners as well- Adele Cherenzia (Sportsmanship), Ellen Anderson (Scholar Athlete) and Rose Tardiff (Best all Around)Congratulations ladies!

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Wheeler Wrestling

February 17, 2024

2024 CIAC Divisional Class S- Killingly High School

 

On Friday, February 16, 2024- Rylee Kenny pinned Lariell Francisco Soto from the Lyman Memorial/Windham Tech team with a F 2-0 1:06 score/time. (144 lbs. weight class- Round of 16)

Then, Rylee lost a tough match to Michael Maroney from St. Joseph. (144 lbs. weight class- Quarter-Finals)

On Saturday, February 17, 2024- Rylee won three straight matches against Amare Barboza- Rocky Hill (F 4-2 1:35), Login Storz- Ledyard (MD 17-8) and Aiden Mantia- Killingly (F 2-2 4:48) to set up a rematch with Maroney for 3rd place.

Unfortunately, Rylee was pinned by Maroney (F 2-0 0:55) but finished 4th in 2024 CIAC Divisional Class S Championships. Now he qualifies for the 2024 CIAC Open Wrestling Championship which starts on February 23, 2024.

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Wheeler Ice Hockey

February 15, 2024

Wheeler participates in Ice Hockey in the ECC Co-op Ice

Hockey Team called the EAGLES. 

 

Three boys from our school participated this season.

Senior- Harrison Avery (right)

 

Freshmen- Jack Gouveia and Peter Levanto.

 

Congratulations boys on a great season!

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Wheeler Gymnastics

February 10, 2024

Wheeler was fortunate enough to have a Girls Gymnastics Collaborative with Norwich Free Academy this winter.

 

Senior Madison Wagner and Freshman Elsa Kalwara represented Wheeler.

 

They both had a great season and competed against many gymnasts from across the ECC!

Congratulations ladies!

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Wheeler Wrestling

February 10, 2024

Congratulations to Rylee Kenny!

Rylee Kenny took 3rd place in the 2024 ECC Tournament (144 lbs. weight class) at Killingly High School on Saturday.

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Wheeler Indoor Track

February 9, 2024

Wheeler Indoor Track represented at the CIAC S Divisional Championships.

 

Katelyn Pierce- 2nd in 600m

 

Carissa Browne- 8th in 1000m and 4th in 1600m

Morgan Riley- 27th in 300m (PR of 46.29)

Sophie Zichichi- 19th in 1000m

Tyler Scarchilli- 33rd in 55m

Wheeler Boys- (Tyler Scarchilli, Trevor Scarchilli, Robbie Lorimer and Jack Dowry)- 25th in 4x200m 

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Wheeler MS Girls' Basketball

February 9, 2024

On Thursday night, the Wheeler Middle School Lady Lions were named the QVJC runner up's in tournament play. Each Lady Lion came to play. 

Ava Gentes had 8 points and Molly Perkins had 7 points for the night.

The girls worked hard throughout the entire season to work as a team and continually make progress.

Congratulations Lady Lions on a great season!

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Wheeler MS Girls' Basketball

February 6, 2024

Last night the Middle School Lady Lions beat the Killingly Middle School girls 35-33 in overtime in the first round of the QVJC tournament.

Molly Perkins had a game high 20 points.

Londyn Moss had a clutch lay-up with less than a minute left in overtime to push the Lions ahead.

The win was a team effort by everyone and advances Wheeler to the Championship game against Brooklyn, Thursday (2/8) at Griswold High School at 7pm.

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Wheeler Cheerleading

February 5, 2024

Great experience for our Wheeler Lions today as they competed against some big schools! They are getting ready for ECCs! Congrats to Adele and Rose for being tied in second for best jump!

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Wheeler Wrestling

February 3, 2024

Congratulations to our athletes of the week!

Russell Stewart '25 took second at the Highlander Invitational at Portland High School this past Saturday.  He pinned his first 3 opponents in his bracket in a total of 4 minutes and 29 seconds. In his final match of the day he was outscored 15-0 by his opponent, the 9th ranked wrestler in New England. Russell had won his last 10 matches with his last loss at the Griswold Invitational on January 13th where he had taken 5th at the tournament.

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Wheeler Indoor Track

February 3, 2024

Our Wheeler Indoor Track Team had a great time at the ECC Championships! 10 medal winning races and 14 Individual PRs. (SEE IMAGES BELOW)

Carissa Browne- 3rd in 1000m & 2nd in 1600m

Katelyn Pierce- 2nd in 600m

Trevor Scarchilli- 3rd in 600m

Wyatt Hayes- 5th in 3200m

Sophie Zichichi- 5th in 3200m

Wheeler Boys- (Tyler Scarchilli, Trevor Scarchilli, Robbie Lorimer, Jack Dowry, Drew Deary and Wyatt Hayes)- 4th in 4x180m Relay

Wheeler Boys- (Tyler Scarchilli, Robbie Lorimer, Jack Dowry, Wyatt Hayes, Jonathon Nave and Luke Noonan)- 5th in 1440m Sprint Medley Relay

Wheeler Girls- (Leila Cherenzia, Ava Vangieri, Ingrid Anderson, Morgan Riley and Katelyn Pierce)- 5th in 4x180m Relay

Wheeler Girls- (Kylie Melia, Lily Vaillencourt, Katelyn Pierce, Carissa Browne and Ingrid Anderson )-5th in 4x400m Relay

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Wheeler MS Girls' Basketball

February 1, 2024

The Middle School Girls' Basketball team finished up their regular season 6-4. 

 

The girls head into the QVJC tournament as the 3 seed against Killingly on Tuesday (2/6) at Griswold High School. 

 

Game starts at 5:30pm

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