Several area spring sports teams earn high school scholar-athlete honors
A total of 23 area spring sports teams were among those honored by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association as scholar-athlete team award winners.
To earn the honors, a team needed to achieve an academic average of 90 or greater in classes during the winter sports season.
This year marks the 23rd year the NYSPHSAA has honored teams with the award.
Amsterdam led the way among area schools, having five of its spring sports teams earn scholar-athlete team awards.
The Amsterdam boys lacrosse (92.76 GPA), boys track and field (92.52), girls track and field (92.38), softball (91.47) and baseball (91.04) teams all were honored.
The Amsterdam boys track and field also claimed the Section II Group 2 title this spring.
Broadalbin-Perth, Fort Plain, Dolgeville and Fonda-Fultonville each had three of its teams earn scholar-athlete team awards.
The Broadalbin-Perth softball (96.16), girls track and field (98.31) and boys track and field (96.83) teams were honored.
The B-P boys track and field team won the Section II Group 3 title, while the girls track and field team posted the highest GPA among area teams that earned scholar-athlete team awards.
Fonda-Fultonville had its girls track and field (96.95), boys track and field (94.38) and softball (92.51) teams honored. The FFCS girls track and field team won the Section II Group 4 crown this spring.
The Fort Plain girls track and field (94.72), boys track and field (94.66) and softball (90.90) team each earned scholar-athlete team awards this spring.
Dolgeville had its boys track and field (95.73), girls track and field (94.66) and softball (90.38) teams honored.
The Mayfield-Northville boys and girls track and field teams were honored after posting team GPAs of 95.55 and 93.54, respectively.
Also honored with spring scholar-athlete team awards were the Johnstown girls track and field (93.52), Mayfield softball (92.69), Gloversville boys track and field (91.52) and Gloversville girls track and field (93.99) teams.