Montelli chosen for Wootten Award

Vito Montelli from St. Joseph High has been selected to receive the 2013 Morgan Wootten Award for Lifetime Achievement in Coaching High School Basketball by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.

Montelli, who retired after 50 years coaching the Cadets from their inception, finished his career with a New England best 878 victories and a state record 11 titles.