2012 Softball All-Scholastics

Meet the standout performers who earned All-Scholastic honors for their work this spring.

Players of the Year:

Kiara Amos Malden, Senior

Amos pitched her team to a 24-2 record, including its first state championship appearance. She had 257 strikeouts, 14 shutouts, and 2 no-hitters. She finished her career with 75 wins, 923 strikeouts, 7 no-hitters, a 1.02 ERA. She will play for Providence College.


Kelly Norton Abington, Senior

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Norton led the Green Wave to a 23-3 mark and the South Shore League and Eastern Mass titles. She amassed 227 strikeouts in 168 innings with a 0.60 ERA. She finished her career 61-14, starting 71 straight games. She will attend UMass-Amherst.

Shannon Orton Case

Orton led the Cardinals to a 17-7 record. She had a 1.05 ERA with 161 strikeouts, and a .416 batting average and 32 RBIs. She finished her career with 81 RBIs and a 1.59 ERA and 494 strikeouts. She plans to play for UMass-Dartmouth.


Patty Borges

Coyle & Cassidy, Senior


Borges sported a .446 batting average and a .533 on base percentage with 33 runs scored. She finished the regular season with an impressive .986 fielding percentage, committing only one error on 79 chances at shortstop. She will attend and play for Stony Brook University.

Katharyn Caruso Newton North, Senior

Caruso, named the Bay State Carey League MVP, sported a .693 batting average, hit 10 homers, and had 47 RBIs. She was a league All-Star all four years, and is an All-Star in hockey. She plans to attend Southern New Hampshire University.

Briana Chiusano Mansfield, Senior

Chiusano hit .551 with 5 home runs, 4 triples, and 39 runs for the Hornets. One of the quickest outfielders in the state, she was a perfect 22 for 22 in stolen bases. She plans to play for Coastal Carolina University.


Audrey Dolloff Bridgewater-Raynham

Dolloff pitched the Trojans to a 21-2 mark to capture the Old Colony League and Div. 1 South crowns. She finished the regular season with a 1.41 ERA, striking out 113. She will play field hockey for Southern Connecticut State University.

Emily Hoffman Malden, Senior

Co-MVP of the GBL, Hoffman hit .536 with two home runs and 19 RBIs. Behind the plate, she threw out every attempted steal this season, and 95 percent of base runners in her career. Hoffman will play for Endicott College.

Emily Jarvis Hopkinton, Senior

Jarvis, named the Tri-Valley League MVP, hit .453. She had 2 doubles, 2 triples, 3 home runs, and 23 RBIs and 6 stolen bases. She also has a .496 career batting average. A member of the National Honor Society, Jarvis will play for Holy Cross.

Nicole Lundstrom Dighton-Rehoboth, Junior

Lundstrom finished with a .464 batting average and 11 homers. She walked 24 times, giving her a .606 on-base percentage. She led the Falcons with 30 RBIs and a 1.058 slugging percentage. She plays for the R.I. Thunder Gold and has verbally committed to Syracuse University.

Kelsey Perron-Sovik Fairhaven, Senior

A South Coast Conference All-Star for volleyball, basketball, and softball, Perron-Sovik hit .459 with 22 RBIs. She also hit .416 with 22 RBIs last season. A member of the National Honor Society, Perron-Sovik will play softball for Eastern Connecticut State University.

Lauren Ramirez Dracut, Junior

Ramirez finished with an 18-1 record, a 0.86 ERA, and 211 strikeouts in 130 innings, pitching the Middies to the Eastern Mass Div. 2 finals. She helped her own cause hitting .365 with 2 home runs, 2 triples, 4 doubles, and 23 RBIs.

Meghan Rico King Philip, Senior

Rico was 17-3 and struck out 274 in 142 innings. She finished her career 43-3, won 2 state championships, threw 4 perfect games, 8 no-hitters, 30 shutouts, and struck out 628 in 313 innings, sporting a 0.31 ERA. She will play for George Washington.

Meaghan Rocha Newton Country Day, Senior

The senior pitcher posted a 2.61 ERA, while striking out 56. She also belted 90 hits, including 15 triples. A National Honors Society member, Rocha was also an All-League field hockey player, and plans to attend Bucknell University.

Sarah Ropiak Acton-Boxborough, Senior

Ropiak was named the DCL Large MVP after winning her fourth DCL championship with the Colonials. She sported a 0.69 ERA, managing 224 strikeouts. She finished her career with 559 strikeouts and one Div. 1 North title. Ropiak will play for Brown University.

Madi Shaw Bridgewater-Raynham, Sophomore

Shaw finished with a .490 batting average, 10 home runs, 8 doubles, and 38 RBIs. Her bat and solid defensive skills propelled the Trojans to a Div. 1 South championship. An OCL All-Star, she also plays for the Mass Drifters.


Coaches of the Year:

Coach of the year: Jessica DePolito Matignon

In her fourth season as coach, DePolito, led the Warriors to a 17-8 mark this season and a Div. 3 North title. "I enjoyed every day I spent with my team," she said. "They inspired me every day. I am so proud of them."

Coach of the year: John Furlong Malden

Furlong led the Tornadoes to their first Div. 1 North and Eastern Mass title with a 24-2 record. A Malden High alum, Furlong has a career record of 42-5. He said this year's team was the “hardest working” he’s coached.

Coach of the year: Ernest Ortega Abington

Ortega led the Green Wave to a 23-2 mark this season, capturing the South Shore League championship with a 14-0 league record. Under Ortega, Abington won the Div. 2 South and Eastern Mass title. His record at Abington is 44-4.

League All-Stars:

Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Michaela Donahue, Alex Gent. Falmouth: Brittany Lawler, Alexa Scribner. Marshfield: Jess Kelliher, Jaime Nielsen, Mel Reichelt. Nauset: Simone Rose. Plymouth North: Kacey Dory, Robin DuRoss. Plymouth South: Kelli Donahue, Elizabeth Pisto. Sandwich: Julianna Ferguson, Michelle Morrisey, Ashley Smith, Julia Sullivan.

Bay State — Braintree: Katie Casey. Dedham: Emily Mosca, Meaghan Paton, Brooke Sheehan. Framingham: Alex Gibbons. Milton: Christine Brink. Natick: Lexi Gifford, Lexi Harvey, Melissa Kostin. Needham: Jacqui O'Leary. Newton North: Katharyn Caruso, Clare Doolin, Lydia O'Connor, Liv Sloane. Norwood: Melissa Chisholm, Erin Garczynski, Makenna Lane. Walpole: Lauren Bodin, Lauren Regan. Weymouth: Sarah Finnigan.

Big Three — Brockton: Gabriel Ameen, Alannah Healy, Abigail Lambert, Ashley McDonald, Karissa Pagan. Durfee: Janessa Camara, Kate Massoud, Tara McCann. New Bedford: Brittany Carvalho, Alexis Debrose, Alyssa Santos.

Boston City — Boston English: Kevauhna Allen, Kiary Orgeta. Boston International: Radhaisa Arias. Brighton: Paloma Marte, Nicole Sandell. Burke: Brenda Calderon, Whanellely Guerrero, Renee Pierre. Charlestown: Dioni Daleys, Osmanah Naomi Daniel. Dorchester: Shayla Fitzpatrick, Angela Trinh. East Boston: Nicolette D'Andrea, Mackenzie White. Fenway: Nehemie Auguste, Kayleen Gomez, Rachelle Pierre. Latin Academy: Victoria McCaughey, Sydney McGrath, Aurora O'Brien. Madison Park: Krystal Edwards, Betsy Maysonet. New Mission: Maxierl Guerrero, Tiffany Williams. O'Bryant: Iryelis Lopez, Kristen O'Brien, Evelyn O'Toole. Snowden: Imani Jiles, Anna Ortiz, Tania Ortiz. South Boston: Kelly Odai, Yaritza Otero, Kristen Padgett. West Roxbury: Luz Anilia Pinerio, Anacelia Cuevas, Fabiola Privat.

Cape Ann — Amesbury: Erin Leary, Cassie Schultz. Georgetown: Shannon O'Brien. Ipswich: Rachel Glaubitz. Lynnfield: Melody Mancinelli, Katie Rowe. Masconomet: Shawna DePietro, Rachel Shamon. Newburyport: Molly Rowe. North Andover: Courtney Green. North Reading: Terri Ferrazzani, Merri Moise, Tarah Reilly. Pentucket: Mary Kate Corrado, Megan Haley. Rockport: Gabrielle Muniz, Kristin Turner, Molli Watson. Triton: Cori Simons.

Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: Christine Chase, Caitlin Kearney, Alyse Kearns, Courtney O'Brien. Arlington Catholic: Courtney Casey, Melissa Donoghue, Jamie Riccardi. Austin Prep: Kristine Gaffney. Bishop Fenwick: Abby Curran, Katherine Melanson, Kim Shinnick. Cardinal Spellman: Rachel Carey, Meggie Gildea, Liz Mulry, Libby Sammon, Courtney Zambello. Matignon: Eileen Bergin, Lauren Doneski, Kayla McKinnon. St. Mary’s: Genevieve Benoit, Alison Butler, Kaleigh Finigan, Brooke L'Abbe.

Commonwealth — Chelsea: Anisa Santiago. Greater Lawrence: Brooke Huberdeau, Alyssa Melendez, Shabeli Villa. Greater Lowell: Lisa Fagnant, Laurie Golas, Cassidy Pollard. Lynn Tech: Ofelia Sermeno. Minuteman: Veronica Booth, Madison Hurley, Lisa Williams. Mystic Valley: Michelle Doherty, Jordan Sullivan, Leah Thomas, Rachel Tortora. North Shore: Amanda Lucey, Holly Ryan. Northeast: Jackie Cucuzzi, Halley Hughes, Annida Mamm, Samantha Olson. Shawsheen: Danielle Cacciola, Jen Curtis, Emily Hamilton, Arianna Medeiros, Francesca Pesantes. Whittier: Kailah Goulet, Destiny Jordan, Taylor Miller, Josie Sanchez.

Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Lindsay Chen, Nicole Geoffrion, Maddie Hatch, Sarah Ropiak. Bedford: Marina Boebel, Marissa Cammarano, Katie Gildea, Miranda Skurla. Boston Latin: Mary DeMoura, Courtney Hoban, Mallory O'Brien. Concord-Carlisle: Abby Bruins, Ali Colleran, Angela DeBruzzi, Ali Della Volpe, Galen Kerr. Lincoln-Sudbury: Erin Deneen, Taylor Galland, Becca Ryan. Waltham: Natasha Arsenaue, Paige Hovespian, Taylor Scafidi, Marlene Sullivan. Wayland: Melanie Barber, Nichole Bell, Olivia Shaw. Westford: Christie Raymond. Weston: Ariana Vasaquez, Kristen Welby.

Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Lydia Hanewich, Kathryn Noviello, Kaitlyn Shields. Bishop Stang: Hannah Carvalho, Cassidy Early, Taylor Shaker. Coyle & Cassidy: Patty Borges, Katherine Clark, Julie LeClair, Tricia Quinn. Martha's Vineyard: Kendall Robinson. Somerset Berkley: Paige Gouveia, Meaghan Kay, Meagan Pacheco.

EIL — Bancroft: Lindsay Braith, Gabby Peterson. Berwick: Rebecca Siegel. Dana Hall: Amanda Feldman, Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, Kelsey Mullaney. Lexington Christian: Sam Gibson, Kallan Roys, Emily Schuh, Kristen Twomey. Newton Country Day: Micaela Kelly, Meaghan Rocha. Phillips Exeter: Ashley Metcalf. Pingree: Christina Chalmers, Shelby DiFiore, Jill Witwicki. Portsmouth Abbey: Sarah Auer, Karissa Edwards. Winsor: Emily Morton, Katherine Ognibene.

Greater Boston — Everett: Tori Cyrus, Alea Martinella, Jayne Sierra, Taylor Sweeney. Malden: Kiara Amos, Jessalynne Brown, Bridget Furlong, Emily Hoffman, Rebecca Krigman. Medford: Shannon Hussey, Samantha Lopilato, Katie Napier, Jackie Pellecchia. Somerville: Ashley Aucciello, Jacqueline Holmes.

Hockomock — Attleboro: Keely Viau. Canton: Olivia Murphy. Foxborough: Eva Mazzoni. Franklin: Michaela Criscione. King Philip: Tori Constantin, Olivia Godin, Meghan Rico. Mansfield: Briana Chiusano, Kelly English, Tricia Hansen. North Attleborough: Mikaela Caracciolo, Megan Colleran, Lauren Johnson, Meghan Wynn. Sharon: Allie Friedman. Stoughton: Megan Flaherty.

ISL — Brooks: Jackie DiTroia. BB&N: Katie Burt, Carrie Copacino, Courtney Erickson, Meaghan Merullo. Governor’s Academy: Loren Bougioukas, Sarah Dupre, Cassie Hanlon, Paola Otero. Lawrence Academy: Lily Jewell. Middlesex: Caitlin Cronin, Jordan Juron. Milton Academy: Delaney Flynn, Jane Ghublikian. Nobles: Amanda Gonzalez, Casey Nunnelly, Anne-Marie Ott, Mallory Souliotis. Rivers: Taylor Cross. St. George’s: Emily Lewis. St. Paul’s: Tanina Cadwell, Marciana Longley. Thayer: Julia Ludvigsen, Katie Romano, Robin Spofford.

Mayflower — Avon: Alexandra Burns, Maggie Duggan, Maggie Hoffman, Lyndsey MacQuarrie. Bishop Connolly: Chelsea Gordon. Blue Hills: Patrick Despage, Brittany Lynch. Bristol-Plymouth: Macayla Delorey, Brittney Leonard, Alex Pohl. Diman: Kaitlyn Berube, Shannon Carey, Andrea Gervasio, Hailey Levesque, Alexis Vadebonocoeur. Holbrook: Danielle Prusik. Norfolk Aggie: Tess Goldrick. Old Colony: Jocelin Westgate. Sacred Heart: Marissa Melchionda, Julia Pomella. South Shore Voc-Tech: Olivia Seiatek. Tri-County: Molly Marcotte. Upper Cape: Carly Ostapchuk, Mikayla Young. West Bridgewater: Makenzie Clarke, Ashley Joyce, Christine Schondek. Westport: Chris Hartnett, Kayla Kirby.

Merrimack Valley — Andover: Shannon Tully. Billerica: Becky Percuoco. Central Catholic: Olivia Antczak, Alex Borelli. Chelmsford: Abby Johnson, Meghan Rich. Dracut: Kaleigh Bishop-Kotaba, Lauren Ramirez, Amanda Vallante. Lowell: Shelby Higgins, Lizzie McQuaid. Methuen: Courtney Bradley, Christina Scionti. Tewksbury: Brooke Hardy, Tiffany Marsh.

Middlesex (Large) — Arlington: Erica County, Natalie Tarantino, Kaleigh Tomaszewski. Belmont: Daphne Assimakopoulos. Lexington: Danielle DelGreco, Katy DelGreco, Katie Goodwin, Erin Hanson. Reading: Morgan Fallon, Nicole Nelson. Winchester: Emma Morton, Catherine Pitts, Rachel Smith. Woburn: Kim Dulong.

Middlesex (Small) — Burlington: Kelly Brown, Haley Currie, Michaela Mazure, Kelly McCarthy, Christiana Raso. Melrose: Alyssa DiRaffaele, Casey McVicar, Morgan Phipps. Stoneham: Jessica Anthony, Gia Raczkowski, Lauren Reed. Wakefield: Abby DiCredico, Kayla LaPierre. Wilmington: Emily Crannell.

NEPSAC — Brimmer & May: Diana Chaves, Heather Gates, Jaye Giglio, Jordan Rockland. Cushing: Laura Goodole, Caitlin Ryan. Deerfield: Hannah Insuik. Gann Academy: Missy Kintish, Brianna Levin, Sierra Weiss. Phillips Andover: Abigail Chung, Kayla Maloney. Proctor: Jessica George. Tabor: Halle Silva, Christine White. Woodward: Bryn Coulsey, Elena Murphy, Mariana Verenis, Emma Whatley. Worcester Academy: Samantha Peltier, Alexandra Radel.

Northeastern — Beverly: Jenna LoVasco, Natalie Shea, Erin Silvestri. Danvers: Samantha DiBella, Chrissy Gikas, Kendall Meehan. Gloucester: Sophie Black, Emily Caisse, Katrina Munroe, Clare Pleuler. Lynn Classical: Chelsea Bartlett, Mackenzie Coopinger, Katie Cuozzo, Samantha Earp, Jennie Erekson, Franki Galeazzi, Danielle Moran. Lynn English: Shannon Calnan, Jessica DellaZoppa, Samatha Holey, Taylor Newhall. Marblehead: Kathryn DiGiamarino, Alexa Gross, Maggie Herman, Michaela LaBlanc, Lindsay Marini, Carley Score. Peabody: Olivia Brothers, Katie Brunelle, Jess Raymond, Shelbi Wilson. Revere: Lindsay Gurska, Michela Maguire, Jackie Noel. Salem: Disiree Martin. Saugus: Allyssa Furtado, Emily McBride, Stefani Tarrazzano. Swampscott: Merry Ball, Tessa Beane, Kellie Birchmore, Lucia Chalek, Landry Noel, Samantha Rizzo, Tori Thistle. Winthrop: Alex Ferri, Liana Ferullo.

Old Colony — Bridgewater-Raynham: Audrey Dolloff, Madi Shaw.

Patriot — Duxbury: Brianna Connolly, Christina Curley, Micaela Lannon, Caroline McSherry. Hanover: Molly MacNeill, Katherine Skordinski, Janet Taylor. Hingham: Danielle Hickey, Sarah Schwenzfeier. Middleborough: Jackie Kielty, Courtney Kozloski, Marisa Linehan, Carly Minsker. North Quincy: Liz Kelly. Pembroke: Michelle Muriph. Quincy: Erin Chiocchio, Caity Lowry, Nicole Parry. Scituate: Brenda Keys. Silver Lake: Abby Alexiades, Alex Barone, Kayla Dickerman, Leah Hurley, Jess Smith. Whitman-Hanson: Aimee Bombadier, Megan Downing, Courtney Durant.

South Coast — Apponequet: Jill Miller. Bourne: Chelsea Boulrisse. Case: Shawna Marchand, Shannon Orton. Dighton-Rehoboth: Casey DeLeo, Nicole Lundstrom, Hayley Terry. Fairhaven: Courtney Girouard, Kayli Moniz, Kelsey Perron-Sovik. Greater New Bedford: Britny Costa, Kara Rebello. Old Rochester: Abbey Smith. Seekonk: Lindsey Leclerc. Wareham: Tara DiGiantomaso.

South Shore — Abington: Stephanie Cornish, Jilian Marella, Kelly Norton, Alex Powers, Haylee Rogers. Carver: Michelle Burns, Marina Palladino, Lisa Walton. East Bridgewater: Jenna Cullivan, Melissa Figueiredo, Ashley Levesque, Dayna Marchant. Harwich: Shelbie Eldredge, Elizabeth Thompson, Payton Warner. Hull: Denise Hunt. Mashpee: Mackenzie Madden. Norwell: Kelly Traft, Morgan Walsh. Rockland: Angelica Calderon, Jessica Machaby.

Tri-Valley — Ashland: Helen Falzone. Bellingham: Megan Cook, Rachel Kuhlman, Nikki Reed, GG Ricciardi. Holliston: Lauren Keast. Hopkinton: Jaclyn Foisy, Emily Jarvis, Alissa Karjel, Nicole Mellor. Norton: Casey Remick