Cross Country

Harris, DeBalsi BlueStreak-Ruden Report Players Of The Week


Cole Harris of the New Canaan football team and Hannah DeBalsi of the Staples girls cross country team are this week’s BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Players of the Week, presented by Chicken Joe’s.

Harris and DeBalsi will each receive T-shirts and plaques from BlueStreak Sports Training and $25 gift certificates from Chicken Joe’s in New Canaan.

Harris made 19 tackles, returned an interception for a touchdown and blocked a punt that led to another touchdown in the Rams’ 66-20 win over Greenwich.


DeBalsi broke the Staples course record in a meet with a time of 15:23, beating the second-place finisher by 1:27. She has broken course records in all four meets this year.

To nominate an athlete, send an email to with the name of the person you are nominating. Please include all of the player’s statistics for the week as well as the team results.

The award will be judged on games/matches/meets played Monday through Saturday of each week. Please wait until an athlete is done competing for the week to submit your nomination.