Congrats to UChoose Student-Athlete of the Week
Rayon Christie, Simsbury boys basketball

Rayon Christie, a junior guard on Simsbury High’s boys basketball team, is our eighth UChoose Student-Athlete of the Week of the winter and 18th of the 2014-15 school year!

Rayon scored a career-high 39 points, including shooting 6-for-10 from three-point range, in Simsbury’s 49-42 CCC West win over New Britain. CPTV Sports was there and will show the broadcast premiere Tuesday Feb. 10 at 9:30pm (highlights above). Simsbury is 11-4, 7-3 in the CCC West (tied for second with New Britain).

Congrats to Rayon, who joins Greenwich boys basketball player Conor Harkins, Holy Cross-Waterbury girls basketball player RaShana Siders, Fairfield co-op boys hockey player Jake Fuss, Northwest Catholic boys hockey player Anthony Ceolin, Northwest boys basketball player Christian Thomas, Masuk-Monroe boys basketball player Bryan Acevedo and New Fairfield/Immaculate hockey player Peter Masi as our winter Student-Athletes of the week.

Our fall winners:

Fairfield Warde girls soccer player Taylor Gabrenas, Cheshire girls volleyball player Jillian Haberli, Torrington boys soccer player Kevin Vaca, Cheney Tech-Manchester quarterback Rafael Lebron, Maloney-Meriden soccer player Ricardo Lopez, Danbury boys soccer goalie Ian Shannon, Northwest Catholic-West Hartford running back Delano Robinson, Derby’s Ben Slowik, Norwich Free Academy’s Jawaun Johnson, Valley Regional’s Andrew Tuscano, Windsor’s John Nolan.

Click here on our guidelines for the award, which is determined in an online vote starting Sunday and ending Monday at noon. Be on the lookout for our next nominees of the 2014-15 winter sports season Saturday Feb. 13!

Photo courtesy Joe Mulshine