Sam Montalto, a senior striker on the Stonington High boys soccer team, scored a pair of goals as the Bears defeated Ellington, 3-1, for the Class M state title.
It was the team’s second state championship in three years.
Montalto finished his career with a school-record 105 goals. He scored a school-record 36 goals this season despite missing three games with an injury.
He is the athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 20.
Montalto received 413 votes. There were a total of 681 votes cast in last week’s balloting.