Naugatuck Top 25 Athletes of the Decade

1. Brian Mariano ’02 (soccer, diving, track and field): Athlete of the decade

2. Ryan Kinne ’07 (soccer): All-America, 2-time All-New England, 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 2006 NVL Boys’ Soccer Top Senior; scored 31 goals in 2006 (best single-season total in NHS history)

3. Pat Dean ’07 (basketball, baseball): 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; career 29-8 record, 2.00 ERA, 268 strikeouts, 2 no-hitters; threw a perfect game against Holy Cross in 2007; led team to 2006 NVL championship

4. Alana Wesche ’09 (volleyball, softball): Combined 3-time All-State, 4-time All-NVL; 2008-09 New Haven Register All-Area and All-State softball; threw back-to-back no-hitters in 2008; 61 career wins (most in NHS history)

5. Rosa Moriello ’10 (cross country, track and field): Combined 4-time All-State, 9-time All-NVL; 2008 Class L cross country champion; 6 NVL championship meet awards; top 3 in 3 indoor nationals races; top 10 at New England cross country meet (2008-09)

6. Andrew Corridore ’07 (football, track and field): Combined 1-time All-New England, 3-time All-State, 5-time All-NVL; owns 2 track NVL records

7. Krystal Pabey ’01 (soccer, track and field): Combined 1-time all-New England, 2-time All-State, 5-time All-NVL; 2001 New England javelin champion

8. Matt Gomes ’04 (football, baseball): Combined 1-time All-State, 4-time All-NVL; 2004 New Haven Register All-State football

9. B.J. Kochis ’02 (soccer, swimming): Combined 1-time All-America, 1-time All-New England, 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL

10. Mohamed Hrezi ’09 (cross country, track and field): Combined 1-time All-New England, 2-time All-State, 6-time All-NVL; 2008 Class L cross country champion

11. Joe Ardito ’06 (football, track and field): Combined 1-time All-New England, 2-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; owns NVL indoor long jump record

12. Rich Reddington ’03 (soccer, basketball): All-America, All-New England, All-State, 2-time All-NVL; led soccer team to 2 state titles

13. Michelle Decerbo ’02 (cross country, basketball): 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 1,000-point scorer; led basketball team to 2001 NVL title

14. Tori Pisco ’10 (soccer, track and field): Combined 1-time All-New England, 1-time All-State, 6-time All-NVL; owns 2 track NVL records

15. Jasmine Cribb ’09 (cross country, track and field): Combined 1-time All-New England, 2-time All-State, 5-time All-NVL; 2008 state high jump champion

16. Melissa McGinley ’07 (soccer): 2-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL, 2006 NVL Girls’ Soccer Top Senior; NHS-record 57 career goals

17. Josh Perry ’07 (cross country, track and field): Combined 1-time All-New England, 1-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; 2007 state 600-meter dash champion

18. Gary Giaz ’01 (football, baseball): 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; led baseball team to 2000 NVL title; .483 career average

19. Tiago Martins ’11 (soccer): All-America, All-New England, All-State, 2-time All-NVL; led team to 2009 NVL title

20. Tony Sendra ’09 (soccer): 2-time All-New England, 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; led team to 2008 NVL title

21. Gina Piroscafo ’04 (basketball): 2-time All-NVL; 1,000-point scorer; led team to 2003 Class LL semifinals

22. Jon Kunces ’02 (swimming): 3-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; led team to 3-straight NVL titles (2000-02)

23. Ryan Culbertson ’07 (football, track and field): Combined 4-time All-NVL; helped track to indoor and outdoor NVL titles (2006-07)

24. Darryl White ’04 (football, baseball): All-NVL; MSG Football Player of the Week selection (2003)

25. Sarah Thomas ’08 (swimming): 2-time All-State, 4-time All-NVL; 2nd place in butterfly at 2006 Class L meet

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