BESSONE AWARDS BANQUET THIS SUNDAY
HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY AWARDS SET FOR THIS WEEKEND
The 42nd Annual Amo “Betts” Bessone Awards Banquet is set for this weekend. The prestigious event, which will honor several players and supporters of high school hockey throughout Western Massachusetts, will take place this Sunday, May 3rd at 1:00pm at The Dante Club on
The afternoons’ feature award will be the Amo “Betts” Bessone Award, given to the top high school hockey player in WMass. This years’ award winner will be chosen by votes obtained from the coaches, on-ice officials and the Bessone Committee. Finalists for this year’s award are Vincenzo Spagnuolo and Kyle DiFranco of East Longmeadow High School, Patrick Lenihan of Holyoke High School, and Dan Fenton and Keith MacDonald of Cathedral High School.
The Bessone Award and banquet are named after Amo “Betts” Bessone, a native of
Other awards to be presented at the banquet include the Coaches All-Division Teams, the All-Academic and All-Scholastic Teams, the Rookie of the Year Awards, the Eddie Shore Award for top defenseman, the Bruce Landon Award for top goaltender, the Coach of the Year Award, the Bill Ryan Sportsmanship Award and the
There will also be two new awards being presented at this years’ banquet. The Gene Grazia Award for the top forward in
Tickets, available at the door, are $5.00 for students and $10.00 for adults and will include a luncheon prepared by volunteers from the Exposition Area Scholarship Fund and members of the Dante Club.
Contact: Bob Oliver (Bessone Committee Member) 413-739-3344 (work) / 413-222-7180 (cell)