Meet the standout performers who earned All-Scholastic honors for their work this season.
Athlete of the Year
Division 3: Somerset Berkley
Couitt opened the major meet season with a win, clearing 6 feet-6 inches at the Coaches Elite. He hit the same mark to win Division 3, before raising the bar. He jumped 6-9 at New Englands, and a personal best 6-10 at All-States.
North Attleborough, senior
Beckwith ended the indoor season with two records to his name: the Hockomock mark at 58-feet and school record at 59-6. The 2012 New England outdoor champion followed up with Hockomock, Division 2 (57-8.75), and All-State (59-5.5) titles.
No one could top Bolze this season. The Junior took top prize at the Division 3 meet (35.87), All-States (34.70), and the New England championship (34.79). The junior’s New England title broke the school record by 2 seconds and was the fasted time in Massachusetts since 1984.
Darrow’s jump of 22 feet-4 inches helped him capture the Division 1 state title. Darrow closed the season with longer jumps at All-States (22-5.5) and New Englands (22-9), earning second place in both meets. The senior also plays football and soccer.
St. John’s (Shrewsbury), senior
After a title filled cross-country season, Green was back for more. At the Division 1 state meet he finished second in 9:28.85. The senior shaved seconds off to win the All-State title, crossing in a personal best 9:21.48 to repeat as champion.
After a second place finish at the MIAA Division 2 meet (6.69), Hayes took the All-State title in 6.46 for the second consecutive year. The senior is an honor roll student and a member of the Rebels’ football team.
In a first place finished at the Division 1 meet, Kerber broke the school record with a time of 2:29.83. At the All-State meet, the junior posted a 2:30.21 for first place. Additionally, he anchored the 4-by-400 at New Englands, helping the Warriors finish first in a school record 3:24.49.
O’Donnell captured first place at the Division 1 meet and then repeated the following week at All-States (4:15.81). He placed 10th at the New Balance Nationals (4:14.88), which is a school record. The senior will continue at the University of Connecticut.
Park only lost two races this season, when he finished second at the Coaches Elite meet in 7.60 seconds. A 7.99 in the 60 meter hurdle dash at the New Balance National meet was good for 5th after winning Division 1 (7.66), All-States (7.57), and New Englands (7.4).
Finishing in 1:21.97 at the Division 1 meet, Rolim captured his fourth and final state title. He won the Coaches Elite in 1:22.18. He grabbed his third All-State title with a 1:21.10 finish to close the indoor season. His 2012 Massachusetts state record (1:19.94) went unbroken.
4 x 200
Cambridge: Shaq Anderson, Alexander Kirby, Joey Kozlowski, and DeShaun Velez
The Falcons were anchored by their relay team of Anderson, Kirby, Kozlowski, and Velez. They opened the season with a win at the Coaches Relays in 1:32.03. The quartet grabbed first place at the Division 1 meet in 1:31.49. At the All-State meet, in which the Falcons finished third as a team, they posted a 1:31.31. Kirby is the lone senior and plans to attend Harvard next year.
4 x 400
Acton-Boxborough: Nick Usoff, Andrew Doelp, Tim Cox, and Brian Sommers
Usoff, Doelp, Cox, and Sommers’s first place finish in 3:25.11 at the Division 1 state meet earned the Colonials third place in the team standings. At All-States, the four seniors ran a 3:25.13 for the win. At the New Balance Nationals, they earned second in the Emerging Elite 4-by-400 with a season best time of 3:23.24. Sommers finished second (35.14) at the Division 1 meet, third at All-States (35.15), and fifth at New Englands (35.70) in the 300 meter run. Cox took third in the 1,000 at the Division 1 (2:30.69) and All-State (2:32.33) meets.
4 x 800
Lowell: Patrick Coppinger, Andrew Whitney, Michael Kalenoski, and Tyler Richards
The Red Raiders’ quartet of Coppinger, Whitney, Kalenoski, and Richards won the All-State title with a time of 7:57.90. At the Division 1 meet, the four ran a an 8:01.13 to win the meet. Coppinger also runs the the 2-mile and finished second at All-States and third at New Englands. He also holds the school record in the mile. Kalenoski will continue running next year at UMass-Lowell. Coppinger, Kalenoski, and Richards were part of the distance medley team that placed eighth at the New Balance Nationals.
Coaches of the Year
Division 1: Cambridge
The Falcons use a co-coaching system, but technically Prince oversees his alma mater’s (class of 1988) boys’ team. He led them to an undefeated (4-0) Greater Boston League season. Prince won this honor in 1999 and is in his 19th year of coaching.
Division 2: Reading
Croft coached the Rockets to two meet titles this season. They took home the Middlesex League Liberty championship and the Division 2 state title. After 42 years of coaching, this honor is one of many Coach of the Year recognitions.
Division 3: Danvers
In his 30th year of coaching, Norris led the Falcons to a undefeated Northeast Conference South finish (7-0). His team finished second at the Division 3 Coaches Relays. Between track and cross-country, he has been named NEC Coach of the Year 17 times.
Division 4: Weston
With an undefeated season in the Dual County League Small at 7-0, Montrose earned his first coaching honors in his seventh year. The Wildcats took home third place at the Division 4 meet. They opened the season by winning the Division 4 Coaches Relays.
Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Keith Barnatchez, Dan Field, Hiroto Watanbe. Falmouth: Carmen Cilfone, Devon Green. Marshfield: Brendan Doherty, Bennett Ford, Matt Meehan, Justin Patterson, Pat Sheridan, Mike Tautiva. Norwell: Charley Petit, Owen Wiggins. Plymouth North: Ian Allen, Mike Bambrick, Scott Dickson. Plymouth South: Colin McHugh. Sandwich: James Wegman.
Bay State — Brookline: Matthew Brown, Sam Burrington, Jesse Fajnzylber, Aaron Klein. Dedham: Jack McCorrisan. Milton: Chivinskee Milcent, Kareem Patterson. Natick: Mike Maichen. Needham: Dan Alpert, Adrian Amaya, Tyler Hagen. Newton North: Nick Fofana, Ryan Lucken, Gabe Montague, David Oluwadara, Ben Porter, Carl Whitham. Norwood: Lonnie Garrison, Jason Matovu. Walpole: P.J. Hayes, Connor McCarthy. Wellesley: Dan Palladino. Weymouth: Tyler O’Brien, Nolan Parsley.
Big Three — Durfee: Matt Baker, Spencer Borden, Jayden Silva, Nyrel Stroup, Keith Worsley. New Bedford: Brennan Costa, Tito Fernandes, Irvin Johnson, Justin Medeiros.
Boston City — Brighton: Damian Robinson. Charlestown: Marquel Wade-Mosley. East Boston: Redouane Laalioui, Bernard Xhullima. O’Bryant: Patrick Powell. South Boston: Ewoe Amedoadzi, Hakine Walcott. West Roxbury: Bernardo Cruceta.
Cape Ann — Ipswich: Robbie Fay. Newburyport: Nick Carleo, Jared Healey, James Nutter, Steve Preston, Joe Santo, Sawyer Updike. North Reading: John Braga, Cameron Hastings, Bradley Zackular.
Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Tim Cox, Andrew Doelp, Greg LaBoe, Max Rasmussen, Brian Sommers, William Tejeda, Nick Usoff, Jimmy Wang, Henry Zhou. Bedford: Samuel Bradford. Boston Latin: Malik Anderson, Kevin Chen, Anthony Cheung, Sekou Stuppard, Mike Ward. Concord-Carlisle: Timothy Blaides, Brian Rich. Lincoln-Sudbury: Nick Ackley, Nick Adams, Ben Colello, Devon Fitzpatrick, Luke Goodrich, Ryan Honens, Josh Kerber, Nick Santangelo. Newton South: Ben Cooper, Joe Hickey, Ryan Kim, Marini Lopci, Jung Park, Ray Park, Allen Shiu. Waltham: Brendan Bonadio, Andrew Brenner, Angelo Cotoni, Roger LaCroix, Roger Sargavakian. Wayland: Nick Ng. Westford: Qadir Barnard-Pratt, Tim Breen, Andrew Dunne, Andrew Gauthier, Jared Molnar, Nick Sciuto. Weston: Josh Breneville, Mathew Herzig, Geoffrey Pendergast, Christian Rougeau, Craig Shytle, Kenneth Tsui.
Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Henry Dodge, Evan Grandfield, Kehma Johnson, Bill Ward. Bishop Stang: Zack Mello, Tanner Picklus. Coyle & Cassidy: Paul Lapre. East Bridgewater: Nate Augustin, Brandon Evora-Rosa, James Shea, Tyler Zentz. Mashpee: Romeo Gray. Somerset Berkley: Adam Couitt, Michael Raposo, Nathan Rebello.
Greater Boston — Cambridge: Esu Alemseged, Shaquille Anderson, Rafael Guzman Jr., Alexander Kirby, Sean Phillips, Michael Scarlett, Sam Stubbs, DeShaun Velez. Everett: Hieu Vo-Tran. Malden: Kelly Desane, Franklin Huynh, David Kibazo, Gutemberg Santos, Tyler Williams. Medford: Nate Clement, Patrick Coughlin, Conner McGovern. Somerville: Marcello Brociner, Anderson Jupiter, Kevin Ma, Andre Rolim.
Middlesex — Arlington: Dan McDonald Meteer, Antonio Xelhua. Belmont: Lucas Ribeiro, Chris Sandvik. Burlington: Alex Alessi, Adam Bonfilio, Paul Hogan, Ahmad Osman. Lexington: Nathaniel Adams, Felix Cancre, Felix Chung, Dan Finch, Ethan Isaacson, Ben Jacobsen, Ricardo Job-Reese, David Johnston, Arnold Joseph. Melrose: Dino Avdagic, Christian Gentile, Shane McKinley. Reading: Tristan Barros, Matt Dynan, Rob Federico, Peter Fodera, JD Greenfield, Justin Halley, Aaron LaLecheur, Ryan Maney, Dylan Swaebe. Stoneham: Alex Brown, Austin Bryan, Alec Kheboian, Tyler Malone, Jimmy O’Brien. Wakefield: Jackson Gallagher, Jared Geller, Aaron Lucci, Shane Nelson. Watertown: Alec Holland, Pat Lally. Wilmington: Erik Alatalo, Pat Barry, Colin Chase, Steve Halas, Eli Jennings, Andrew Sears. Winchester: Pat Franco, Brian Fratto. Woburn: Dylan Crowley, Max Deulofeu, Preston Gordon, Chris Jewett, Anthony Nguyen, Kyle Sullivan.
Northeastern — Beverly: Harry Brown, Alex Greco, Dylan Perry, Campbell Wood. Danvers: James Bailey, Ryan Levesque, Joe Manson, Drew Piazza, Connor Rollins, John Thomas. Gloucester: Matt Carpenter, Everest Crawford, Jacob Holscher, Noah Mondello, Mike Sheehan. Lynn Classical: George Clark. Lynn English: Alex Bonitto, Alex Orterga. Marblehead: Josh Beloff, Conrad Rousseau. Peabody: Ben Baar, Chris Cedullo, Chris Cennani, James Christopher, Riley Dowd, Tom Drover, Drew Fossa, Rich Fournier, Alex Marcus, Connor Wolf. Revere: Jonny Lopes, Tarik Maddrey, Omar Morales, Zach Primo, Joe Ritchie, Bobby Rose, Karim Sahila. Salem: Jonathan Crimble, Aaron Palmer, Tim Ryan, Ben Sattiewhite, Taran Wigfal. Saugus: Kevin Powers. Swampscott: Zach Blonder, Peter Hale, Declan McClung, Robert Seymour.
Patriot — Hingham: Andrew Bolze, Duncan Burleigh, Jake Hirtle, Bill Lumbert, Chris McDowell, Nick Neilsen, Aidan Ryan. Middleborough: Tyler Daschke, Wayne Montrond, Kenny Schofield. Pembroke: Pat Cunningham, Christian Stafford, William Stafford, Lucas Tocher, John Valeri, Davis Vasconcellos. Scituate: Jack Kahrs, Nick Walker. Silver Lake: Matthew Calabro, Derik Noland. Whitman-Hanson: Nick Haley.
South Coast — Apponequet: Dylan Demorenville. Case: Nick DeNardo. Dighton-Rehoboth: Ty Enos. Greater New Bedford: Simeon Bailey, Kurtis Dreher. Old Rochester: Dan Donoghue, Nick Pacheco, Mike Wyman. Seekonk: Nate Robitaille.
Tri-County — Archbishop Williams: Trenton Garlington. Arlington Catholic: Satish Reginald. Austin Prep: Joseph Luongo. Bishop Fenwick: Patrick Corcoran, Daniel Deschenes, Charlie Maistrellis, Bryan Mendes, Eric Razney, Nick Tambini. BC High: William Briggs, Atiba Frazer Nichols, Jordan Samuels, Osaevbie Woghiren. Brockton: John Burns, Leon Edwards, Fedrick Finjap, Jacob Hume, Treavor Korli, Aaron Williams. Cardinal Spellman: Ian Chester, Tanguy Dauphin, Matt Norton, Pat O’Donnell, Anthony Siracusa. Cathedral: Derek Welcome. Marian: Nick Seymour. St. John’s Prep: David Roy. St. John’s (Shrewsbury): Alex Couture, Alex Crowley, Ryan Dix, Jackson Ennis, Jonathan Green, Harry Maloy, Greg Moschella, Connor Murphy, Dylan Paddock. St. Mary’s: Justin O’Blenes. Xaverian: Kyle Darrow, Robert Marcantonio, Dana Pagliuca, Greg Petrucci, John Wheeler, Tyler Wolfe.