Meet the standout performers who earned All-Scholastic honors for their work this spring:
Jarred Jones Roxbury Latin, track
The ISL long jump champion, holds the Roxbury Latin school record in the high jump, and ran in the relay team that now holds the 4x100 school record. Jones, who plans to run at Trinity College next year, also plays varsity football and basketball.
Rhett Wiseman BB&N, baseball
The 2012 Gatorade Massachusetts Player of the Year and ISL MVP batted .444 with 8 homers, 24 RBIs, and 26 runs for the Knights. A First Team Rawlings/Perfect Game All-American, Wiseman was drafted by the Cubs but will attend Vanderbilt.
Ricky Kramer, Berwick, baseball
Kramer was named the 2012 EIL Player of the Year after batting .435. In 32 innings on the mound, Kramer allowed three earned runs (0.66 ERA), while striking out 54 and walking just nine. He was even better in the playoffs, allowing just one earned run in 15 2/3 innings and striking out 20.
Jordan Samuels Thayer, track
Samuels became the ISL champion in the 110 hurdles (14.64), triple jump (45.4) and 300m hurdles (40.00). Only a sophomore, Samuels, owns three school records and was the NewEngland champion in the triple jump and 300m hurdles.
Meaghan Rocha Newton Country Day, softball
The senior pitcher posted a 2.61 ERA, while striking out 56. She also belted 90 hits, including 15 triples. ANational Honors Society member, Rocha was also an All-League field hockey player, and plans to attend Bucknell University.
Emily Stark Middlesex, track
Stark’s 9:56 in the 3K was the fastest recorded in the state in 2012. The senior captain has been the ISL champion in the 1,500 and 3,000 for the past three years and holds the NewEngland record in the 1,500 and 3K. She will attend Yale.
Sean Howard, Newman Prep, baseball
Howard, who caught and pitched for the MBIL champions, batted .414 with 15 RBIs and 15 runs. On the mound he went 2-0 with two saves. The junior posted a 2.16 ERA with 18 strikeouts and was named co-MBIL MVP.
Matt Fennell, Boston Trinity, baseball
A junior, Fennell played five different position for Boston Trinity and was outstanding at each. He earned co-MVP honors of the Mass Bay Independent League. At bat he led the team in hitting at .514, RBI with 13, hits (18) and doubles (7).
Dan Dymecki Phillips Andover, baseball
Dymecki led the Big Blue with a .463 batting average and also was stellar on the mound, going 4-0 in seven appearances. He compiled an ERA of 1.48, while striking out 36 and holding opponents to a .175 batting average.
Paola Otero Governor’s Academy, softball
One year after earning Independent School League All-Star honors, the talented catcher turned it up a notch, earning ISL MVP honors this spring. A great defensive catcher, she hit .525 and led the league in both home runs and RBI.
Kayla Maloney Phillips Andover, softball
In 93 innings this season, Maloney, allowed just 12 earned runs, good for a 0.90 ERA. The junior hurler also struck out 165 on her way to amassing a record of 11-2. Maloney also carried a .453 batting average with 6 home runs and 20 RBIs.
Heather Gates Brimmer May, softball
A .772 batting average earned the Independent Girls Conference MVP honors this season. A junior third baseman and team captain, she is also an All-League soccer and basketball player.
Alvaro de Castro Newman School, tennis
Castro was a versatile senior, capable of both baseline and serve-and-volley play. As Newman’s No. 1 singles player, Castro went 5-2, finishing the season with five consecutive victories to earn MBIL Most Valuable Player Honors. He plans to attend Kings College in London.
Conor Haughey St. Sebastian’s, tennis
Haughey led St. Sebastian’s to its best season in history, making it to the semifinals of the New England Prep School Tournament. The two-year captain earned ISL MVP honors and is currently ranked at the top of the singles and doubles USTA New England rankings.
TJ Moor Beaver Country Day, tennis
Moor finished his senior season undefeated at No. 1 singles to earn EIL Player of the Year honors. He was an All-EIL player the past two seasons, and made the All-ISL team his sophomore year. Moor plans to play at Union College.
Sarah Waxman Gann Academy, tennis
Waxman, who played primarily at third singles this season at Gann Academy, went 4-0 in league play and 5-1 for the season. The senior also plays varsity soccer and plans to attend the University of Michigan.
Gabriela Marks Beaver Country Day, tennis
As a freshman, Marks claimed the No. 1 singles slot at Beaver Country Day and responded by turning in a dominant performance. She finished the year undefeated, dropping only 15 games all season. She is currently ranked No. 25 in the 16-and-under New England USTA rankings.
Isabel Goldfine BB&N, tennis
As a freshman, Goldfine shined in the No. 1 singles and doubles slot for BB&N, finishing the season undefeated. She also runs cross-country, is a black belt in Taekwondo, and volunteers her time at the Special Olympics. She also enjoys reading and cooking.
Caitlin Villareal Portsmouth Abbey, lacrosse
Villareal graduates as the Raven’s all-time leading scorer with 279 goals. She earned EIL co-MVP honors this season, scoring 104 goals, as the Ravens finished the season 12-4. A leader on the field as well as in the classroom (3.78 GPA), Villareal plans to attend St. Anselm.
McKenzie Hunt Thayer, lacrosse
Hunt is a three-time US Lacrosse All American and was named the ISL’s Most Valuable Player in her senior season at Thayer, where she posted 51 goals and 13 assists. Hunt, an honors student who also plays varsity soccer, plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania.
Maura Grady Pingree, lacrosse
The Eastern Independent League Most Valuable Player posted a 0.64 goals-against-average for the US Lacrosse national champs to earn All-American honors. She has also committed to play at James Madison University.
Emily Friend Waring, lacrosse
The IGC MVP has been a starter in the Waring School midfield since the eight grade. She is a 2011 and 2012 New England Prep School All-Star and proved to be more than just a scorer this season, tallying a league-leading 16 assists.
JC Vivian Governor’s Academy, lacrosse
Vivian led Govenor’s Academy in scoring this season with 51 points on 28 goals and 23 assists. The midfielder has amassed 114 points in three seasons with the program, never missing a game. He plans to play for Georgetown University.
Ted Lyman Waring, lacrosse
Lyman netted 36 goals and 18 assists while playing both midfield and attack for the Waring School, where he was named team captain and MVP as a junior. He is also a three-year starter on the varsity soccer team and is an accomplished artist and actor.
Drake Kreinz Portsmouth Abbey, lacrosse
Kreinz led the Ravens to their third consecutive EIL Championship and a 9-6 record, earning league MVP honors for his efforts. He finished with 39 goals and 24 assists and was named a US Lacrosse All American. He plans to play at Penn State.
John Gratton Brooks, golf
In his first year on the golf team at Brooks, Gratton compiled a match play record of 16-1-1. His 73 at the ISL Kingman Tournament placed in the top eight, automatically qualifying him for All-ISL honors. Gratton was unanimously voted ISL MVP.
Mackenzie Gray Governor’s Academy, track
Gray will enter her sophomore year at Governor’s with three school track records already under her belt in the triple jump (37-6), long jump (17-6) and hurdles (16.04). Gray was named Most Valuable Player of field events at the ISTA meet.