April 21 Citizen

Athletes of the Week

CITIZEN ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

MALE

NAME: Gareth Galcetta

SCHOOL: Warde

GRADE: Senior

SPORT: Lacrosse

ACCOMPLISHMENT: In a hard-fought 18-4 loss to three-time defending state champion Darien, Galcetta was the star of the show for the Mustangs, scoring all four goals against the Blue Wave. On April 13, in the Mustangs first win, an 18-6 decision over Stratford, Galcetta had four goals and two assists.

FEMALE

NAME: Olivia Vadas

SCHOOL: Warde

SPORT: Softball

GRADE: Sophomore

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Threw a complete-game, three-hit shutout over Staples on April 13, striking out 11 in a 3-0 win. Tossed a one-hit shutout in a 14-0 win against Shelton on April 15, striking out eight and not allowing a walk. She also went 3 for 4 at the plate with a double and two RBI. On Monday, Vadas struck out 11 in a 10-inning 5-4 loss to St. Joseph. On Tuesday, Vadas posted a double against New Canaan.

Coaches who wish to nominate at athlete for Athlete of the Week can call Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Tuesday at (203) 400-4765 or email him at celsberry@ctpost.com

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