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O’Connell, Peeler BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Players Of The Week

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Mark O’Connell of the Greenwich swim team and Talisha Peeler of the Bridgeport Central girls basketball team have been named co-winners of the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Player of the Week award.

O’Connell and Peeler will receive plaques and T-shirts from BlueStreak.

O’Connell, a two-time All-American diver, surpassed the 300-point mark in two meets last week. Earlier this year he broke a 20-year school record with a 337 point performance against Staples.

Peeler had a big week for the Hilltoppers, with 21 points and 19 rebounds in a 43-24 win over Westhill and 27 points and 21 rebounds in a 53-32 win over Bassick.

Nominations for next week’s award will be accepted starting at noon today and run until noon next Tuesday.

Here again are the instructions for nominating an athlete.

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