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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Schatzlein Named Gatorade POY

Tolland senior Kristin Schatzlein has been named this year’s Gatorade Connecticut Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year.

Schatzlein, a 6-foot guard headed to Fairfield, is the first player from Tolland to win the award. She is averaging 20.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 5.5 steals and 2.1 blocks for the Eagles, who will face Ellington in the Class M semifinals on Friday.

Schatlzein earned Register All-State honors as a junior. She maintains a B average in the classroom, has volunteered on behalf of youth basketball programs and has raised money to benefit diabetes research.

A look at past winners…

2011 Katie Mahoney, Bacon Academy
2010 Kastine Evans, NFA
2009 Symone Roberts, New Britain
2008 Heather Buck, Stonington
2007 Heather Buck, Stonington


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