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Scholar Athlete of the Week
from Eyewitness Sports Online


Student: Domenic Cipollone
School: Charleston Catholic
Primary Sport: Soccer

Throughout his career Domenic Cipollone has seen nothing but success at Charleston Catholic . "Its nothing to get used everyone is a challenge and every game is challenge. You have to prepare well for each and practices have been tough lately. We've been going hard and trying to win another state tournament."

Cipollone has not lost a game in over two years with the Irish, not bad for a team that keeps bringing in the stars. "Its been a pleasure to play with this team, i've been playing with some of the best players in the state. Some of the freshman are some of the best freshman in the state and its a pleasure to watch them get better."

Domenic is the head of a powerful defense, one that has shut out their opponents 11 times this season. "Our back four, we have 3 out of the 4 best defenders in the state. Nothing gets past them, we have a solid left back, middle back, and right back. Our keeper has done well this year and outplayed my expectations."

Cipollone carries a 4.3 GPA, surviving a tough class load. "AP calculus isn't easy and none of the AP classes are a walk in the park. Everything is harder this year and i've had to step it up. I defiently work harder in the classroom than i do on the field."

The Irish are going for a unprecedented 4th straight state title, something Domenic has been shooting for since day one. "It would be a letdown if we didn't win. I feel we've been one of the best teams in the state all year. Especially with all the work we've put in here and in the classroom, i feel its our tournament and our game to win."

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