Athletes of the Year
Division 1: Notre Dame (Hingham)
Hurley was the leader of the state champion Notre Dame squad, capturing third at states with a 78. She finished the year with a 13-2-1 overall record while also firing an 84 at sectionals. She hopes to continue playing golf in college.
Brooks played from the top spot for the second year in a row, finishing with an 11-3 record. She finished 10th at sectionals, turning in an 87. The senior was named a Mass Bay League All-Star for the fourth consecutive season.
Notre Dame (Hingham), sophomore
Buckley helped lead her Notre Dame team to South Sectional and state championships. Individually she qualified for states despite playing golf for just over two years. An honors student, she also plays varsity hockey at Notre Dame.
Dailey burst onto the scene this year as a freshman, helping lead Wellesley to a sectional title by firing an 87, which earned her a spot at states. She won the Mass Bay League North tournament, which earned her league all-star honors.
Fortin helped lead Wellesley to the North/Central Sectional title, firing an 80 for sixth place. A three-time All-Scholastic, she finished second at the Mass Bay League championship and seventh at states. She will play golf next year at Middlebury.
Making her second appearance as an All-Scholastic, Francis went 8-2 on the season, finished 11th at sectionals and 19th at states, and earned her fourth Old Colony League All-Star nod. She plays summer golf for the Cape Cod Junior Association.
She played in the fall with the boys and stayed sharp for the spring, firing a seventh-place 82 at sectionals. Frankiewicz followed with an eighth-place finish at states, turning in an 85, to conclude her sophomore campaign.
Gonzalez turned in an impressive fifth-place finish at the North/Central Sectionals with an 80. Her effort qualified her for states, where she turned in an 86. An honors student, she has competed at Augusta National and runs cross-country and indoor track.
Harkins had a stellar season, going 17-3 and finishing eighth at South Sectionals. But her shining moment came at states, where she fired an 81 to take home fourth place. The three-time All-Scholastic will attend the University of New Hampshire.
Hood played her season in the fall, but in the spring she shined in the North sectional, firing a 79 to capture third place. She would then finish 10th at states. An honors student, she will attend Sacred Heart.
Keim shot an 82 at states, good for a fifth-place finish after finishing fifth at the South Sectionals. She was a Mass Bay All-Star with an 11-3 record, and she has qualified for New Englands and the PGA Junior Nationals.
Knight saved her best for the spring season, when she fired a 78 at sectionals in placing second. She followed that with a sixth-place 83 at states to qualify for New Englands. She enjoys horseback riding in her spare time.
Macurdy’s top accomplishment came this year, earning medalist honors at the South Sectionals by firing a 76. She is a high honors student who also plays soccer for the Red Raiders. She plans to continue playing golf in college.
Notre Dame (Hingham), senior
Meallo helped lead Notre Dame to a 17-2 record as well as sectional and state championships, which she won for the third time in her career. She qualified for states individually, shooting an 86 at sectionals. An honors student, she will attend Stonehill.
Morrill, who also competes with the boys in the fall, was voted team co-captain. She turned in a remarkable 10-1-1 dual-match season. This spring the two-time Patriot League All-Star fired a second-place 77 at states and a third-place 79 at South Sectionals.
Yarosh captured first place at the Mass Bay League South Championship. She also finished second at the South Sectionals, firing a 77. She was a Mass Bay All-Star and qualified for New Englands. A high honors student, she hopes to play golf in college.
The MVP of Sharon’s boys’ golf team in the fall and a Hockonmock All-Star, Zhang had an impressive spring as well. Zhang was fourth at the MIAA South sectionals and 10th at the New Englands. A two-time All-Scholastic, she will attend UMass-Amherst.
Coaches of the Year
Division 1: Notre Dame (Hingham)
Continuing the strong tradition he has built at Notre Dame, his squad turned in a 17-2 record in capturing another South Sectional and state team title. A 1968 graduate of Hingham, he sports a sterling 244-11 record in 15 seasons.
Mass. Bay — Barnstable: Jackie Francis, Shaye Macurdy. Cardinal Spellman: Marina Russo. Dennis-Yarmouth: Aine Dillon. Duxbury: Kaylee Jones, Frances Ann MacDonald, Maeve McCarthy. Falmouth: Margaret Palmer, Alex Yarosh. Hingham: Ashley Harkins, Audrey O’Toole. Monomoy: Jen Keim. Nauset: Carolyn Brooks. Notre Dame (Hingham): Caroline Buckley, Alexandra Hurley, Lindsey Meallo. Saugus: Nicole Moschella, Maddie O’Neil. Silver Lake: Brenna Roche. Ursuline: Heddia Djusberg, Jackie Gonzalez. Wellesley: Mimi Dailey, Katharine Fortin, Maggie McKenna.