Winter athletes honored

Track runner Andre Woods wearing a medal

The City School District of Albany would like to recognize our winter scholar-athletes who received honors for participation in the winter sports season. Congratulations to all, especially our graduating seniors!

Boys’ Basketball

Kevin Seel (senior) - Suburban Council Gray Division All-Star

Dabar Zarzuela (senior) Section 2 Scholar-Athlete

Girls’ Basketball

Ahniysha Jackson (senior) - Suburban Council 1st team, Times Union 2nd Team, Section 2 Tournament and WNYT NewsChannel 13 All-Star, became a 1000 point Albany High School scorer and athletic scholarship to continue her career at Siena College.

Leah Gonzalez (senior) - Section 2 Scholar-Athlete


Jed Arasim (junior) - Suburban Council 1st Team (213 average)

Eliza Arasim (senior) Suburban Council 2nd Team (207 average)

Michael McNeil (sophomore) - Suburban Council Honorable Mention (194 average)


Team - First place at the Queens of the North competition at Saratoga High School where varsity squad also won the Grand Champion title

Team - Second place in the Suburban Council Championships, co-ed division

Team - Best Choreography at the Scottie Showdown at Ballston Spa High School

Diavion Brown (junior) - Suburban Council All-Star

Tru-Quan Scott (freshman) - Suburban Council All-Star, Top Gun jumper award at Suburban Council Championship

Boys' Indoor Track

Andre Woods (senior) - Section 2 Champion in 55m, Times Union 2nd Team All-star, qualified and competed in New York State championship meet.

Girls’ Indoor Track

Team -Teanna Lowe (junior), Jendra Taylor-Skervin (sophomore), Alyiah Bryant (senior), Dalia Levy (junior), Syaira Liverpool (junior) and Abiyah Yahudah Edwards (junior) all advanced to the Section 2 State Qualifying Meet.

Liverpool placed third in the 55m Suburban Council Championship Meet, second in the 55m Sectional Meet, and sixth in the 55m at the Section 2 State Qualifying Meet (Division 1), 

Edwards placed eighth in the 55m and fourth in the 300m at the Suburban Council Championship. Placed eighth in the 55m and ninth in the 300m at the Sectional Meet.Placed seventh in the 55m and 14th in the 300m at the Section 2 State Qualifiers (Division 1).

Boys’ Swimming

Venn Engstom (junior) - 3rd place in 50m free and 4th place in 100m free at Section 2 Championship


Muiz Bayewu (junior) and Ilan Kligerman (sophomore) - 4th place at Section 2 Championship

Noah Graber (junior), Thomas Kendall (sophomore) and Seth Swiatek (sophomore) - 5th place at Section 2 Championship

Ange Abayisenga (sophomore) and Jose Andrades (sophomore) - 6th place at Section 2 Championship