They hit the ball.
They hit the ground running.
They hit the books.
All four spring varsity teams at Mechanicville High School -- baseball, softball, boys track and girls track – received a Scholar Athlete Team Award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association this month for excellence in the classroom during the recently completed season.
To qualify for the award, each team had to have a certain number of athletes achieve a 90 or better average in the classroom during the season. For baseball and softball, it was 11 and for the track teams it was 12. In addition to the team certificates, individual athletes received a pin from the NYSPHAA if they had a 90 or better average. The baseball team had 11 qualify, softball had 14, boys track had 19 and girls track had 30.
Read the entire article in the June 26 issue of the Express