Scholar-athletes from Haldane and Beacon also recognized

Matt Champlin and Mame Diba of the Haldane boys’ basketball team and Bela Monteleone and Liv Monteleone of the girls’ basketball team each received honorable mentions on the Class C All-State team assembled by the New York State Sportswriters Association. All four players are seniors.

In addition, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association named its scholar-athlete teams for the winter sports season. To be recognized, 75 percent of the team’s members must have a grade-point average of 90 or higher. At Beacon, the boys’ and girls’ basketball and track teams qualified, as did the boys’ swimming and girls’ bowling teams. At Haldane, the boys’ and girls’ track team were honored, along with the girls’ basketball team.

The association also recognizes individual players who maintain a 90 average. At Beacon, the boys’ basketball team had six scholar-athletes, boys’ bowling (3), boys’ track (18), boys’ swimming (7), girls’ basketball (8), girls’ bowling (4), girls’ track (12) and wrestling (4). At Haldane, boys’ basketball had three scholar-athletes, boys’ track (7), girls’ basketball (9) and girls’ track (6).

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