2013 Baseball All-Scholastics

Bridgewater- Raynham players celebrated their 4-0 win over Nashoba in the state championship game.
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Bridgewater- Raynham players celebrated their 4-0 win over Nashoba in the state championship game.

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

Players of the Year

Brandon Bingel

Division 1: St. John’s Prep

Bingel finished the season 9-0 record with a 0.97 ERA and 78 strikeouts. At the plate he hit .315 with 23 RBI. He is a three-time Catholic Conference All-Star and a two-time All-Scholastic. An all-star golfer as well, he will play baseball at Bryant University.

Speros Varinos

Division 2: Masconomet

Varinos was named the Cape Ann League Player of the Year this season after recording a 10-1 pitching record. At the plate, he posted a .460 average with 18 RBIs and 12 stolen bases. He will play for Tufts while studying medicine.

Andrew Wells

Division 3: Whittier


Wells was a three-time Commonwealth Athletic Conference All-Star, and a two-time conference MVP. He was 11-1 on the mound with a 1.10 ERA and 12 complete games this season. For his career, he went 25-10. He will attend Worcester State University next year.

Craig Maxfield

Division 4: Lowell Catholic

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The Crusaders won the Division 4 state title this season and were certainly propeled by Maxfield. He hit for a .585 average with 31 RBIs on his way to the Catholic Central Small Player of the Year award. He will attend Merrimack College.


Ryan Baldwin

Fairhaven, senior

Baldwin finished this season with a .500 average with 34 RBIs and eight home runs. The totals brought his career numbers to 17 homers, 56 RBIs and a .413 average. An all-star football player as well, he’ll play baseball at Barry University in the fall.

Mike Bruemmel

Bridgewater-Raynham, senior

Bruemmel was a three-year starter for the Trojans, playing outfield, first base and pitcher. He went 7-1 with a 2.04 ERA and threw a complete game two-hitter to win the state title. He hit .330 this spring with 22 RBI. He will attend Wheaton College.

Dan Connors

Danvers, senior

The Northeastern Conference Small MVP, Connors hit for a .390 average this season. He finished his career with three NEC All-Star awards and a .365 average. He also won two state titles in basketball. Connors will attend UMass-Amherst in the fall.

Matt Fennell

Boston Trinity, senior


Fennell followed his 2012 MBIL MVP season with another banner season, hitting for a .633 average, with 14 runs batted in and 14 steals. During this past season, he played shortstop and catcher while also going 2-0 with a 1.00 ERA on the mound.

Trevor Holmes

Governor’s Academy, senior

Holmes pitched 21 innings for the Governors this season, recording 39 strikeouts with a 1.69 ERA. At the plate, he batted .460 with four home runs on his way to ISL MVP honors. He will play in college at the University of Connecticut.

Ricky Kramer

Berwick, senior

In his final season for Berwick, Kramer went 6-0 on the mound after throwing 42 innings. He finished with a 0.50 ERA, allowing just three earned runs while striking out 50 batters. At the plate, he finished with a .442 batting average.

Donny May

Coyle & Cassidy, senior

May finished with a near perfect record on the mound, going 11-0 with a 0.44 ERA and 89 strikeouts. His career record is 16-2. At the plate, he hit .438 after batting .400 his junior year. He will play baseball at Fordham next fall.

Malcolm Nachmanoff

Boston Latin, senior

A four-year varsity starter, Nachmanoff was the Dual County League Large MVP this spring. A centerfielder, he hit .507 with 5 homer runs and 26 RBI. He also threw 53 innings and finished with a 1.45 ERA. The team captain will attend Loomis Chaffee.

Jake Porrazzo

Medford, senior


Porrazzo finishes as a two-time Greater Boston League All-Star, sharing the MVP award this season. In 22 games he had 30 RBIs including eight game winners and batted for a .451 average. The hockey captain will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute next fall.

Brandon Shileikis

Dighton-Rehoboth, senior

A two-time All-Scholastic, the Falcons’ pitcher recorded a 6-3 record with a 1.71 ERA and 65 strikeouts in his senior season. Over his career as a pitcher, Shileikis tallied a 29-9 record. The high honors student will pitch for Quinnipiac University in the fall.

Keelan Smithers

Belmont Hill, senior

Belmont Hill finished as ISL champions for the second straight season and Smithers as league co-MVP. He was 11-0 on the season, striking out 69 batters and surrendering just eight walks for a 0.09 ERA. He will attend Princeton this fall.

Ryan Sullivan

Hopkinton, senior

The senior shortstop played all four years for the Hillers, setting the school record for career home runs with 33. He Tri-Valley All-Star finished 2013 with seven homers, 24 RBIs and a .475 average. He will play at the University of Connecticut next year.

Alex Toomey

Beverly, senior

The Panthers captain went 6-2 this spring with a 1.33 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 42 innings. At the plate he hit .431 with 5 homers and 31 RBI. His numbers were good enough to earn him Northeastern Large MVP honors. He will attend Salem State.

Scott Tully

Reading, senior

The Notre Dame-bound hurler and Middlesex Liberty MVP wrapped up his career with a 0.54 ERA, 7-1 record and 96 strikeouts. Over his career, he recorded 29 wins, over 400 strikeouts and seven saves. He was also a three-time Middlesex League All-Star in golf.

Zach Walker

Medway, senior

The senior was named Tri-Valley League MVP and co-pitcher of the year. He had back-to-back no-hitters this spring and six shutouts in a row. He finished with a 7-2 record and a 1.81 ERA through 58 innings pitched. He will attend Keene State.

John Williams

Mashpee, senior

After finishing as a South Shore League All-Star in 2012, Williams ended 2013 as the league MVP. He was also a league All-Star in football back in 2011, when Mashpee won the Super Bowl title. He will attend Bridgeton Academy next year.

Rory Ziomek

Phillips Andover, senior

The senior co-captain earned MVP honors in the Central New England Prep league. On the mound the 6-4 righty surrendered just 24 hits and struck out 53 in 38 innings. His ERA was 1.46 and held opponents to a .174 batting average. He’ll attend Tufts.

Coaches of the Year

John Kearney

Division 1: Bridgewater-Raynham

Kearney led the Trojans to the Division 1 baseball state title this season for the first time in school history. He owns a 200-129 career coaching record over 15 years in the sport. Kearney is a Cardinal Spellman and UMass-Amherst graduate.

Frank Niles

Division 2: Hingham

In his second year as the Harbormen skipper, his team tallied a 21-6 record and finished as the MIAA Division 2 state champions. A longtime baseball coach, this is his second coach of the year award, last winning in 1980 at Weymouth South.

Bill Lawrence

Division 3: Middleborough

Lawrence led the Sachems to a state Division 3 title this season, tallying a 21-5 record. Over his 16-year career, Lawrence owns a 255-111 record. He is a Middleboro and Bridgewater State University alum and enjoys spending time with his family.

Mark Santos

Division 4: Pope John Paul II

Santos coached the Lions to a 23-4 record, clinching the Cape and Islands League and Division 4 South title. The school’s varsity program is just three years old and Santos (56-14 overall) has led the Lions to the playoffs in each season.


Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: CJ Cheverie, Liam Matheson, Spencer McCaffrey, Matt Peterson. Falmouth: Kyle Kasperzyk, Andrew McGill. Marshfield: D.J. Evans. Nauset: Will Boyd, Ray Rowell, Will Schackelford, Nick Taber. Plymouth North: Corey Boudreau, Brian Christian, Ryan Moskos, David Murphy, Jake Priffi. Plymouth South: Cam Harold, Edward Savage. Sandwich: Nick Kennedy.

Bay State — Braintree: Adam Chin, Steve Lee. Brookline: Nate Spielvogel. Framingham: Matt Cronin. Natick: Brady Furdon. Newton North: Alex Joyce, Ben Porter, Brendan Ryan. Norwood: Rourke Flynn, Tyler Gover, Ken Michael, Anthony Perriello, Mark Saulnier. Walpole: Johnny Adams, Matt Bender, Mike Gaughan, Cam Hanley. Wellesley: Peter Stabnick, Kevin Superko. Weymouth: Ryan Ainslee.

Big Three — Brockton: Patrick Burke, William Francis, Aaron Williams. Durfee: Alex Benevides, John Bonanca, Justin Martinho. New Bedford: Mike LaJoie, David Pepin, Andrew Rapoza, J.T. Sylvia.

Boston City — Boston English: Nelson Barreiro, Alberto Navarro, Stanley Vargas. Boston International: Junior Perdomo, Nelfy Velez. Brighton: Jose Crespo, Jose Valenzuela Rivera, Jesus Soto. Burke: Terel Andrews, Justin Davis, Elvin Perez. Charlestown: Miguel Arias, Luis Atiles, Rodney Soto. Dorchester: Moises Beltre, Philippe Bernard, Jose Lorenzo. East Boston: Connor Henry, Manny Martinez, Michael Theriault. Fenway: Manny Alaverez, Keith Foster Fitzpatrick, Gaby Pena Soto. Latin Academy: Mark Guerard, Vincent Lopriore, Daniel O’Connell. Madison Park: Garrick Garcia, Hugo Mateo, Daurys Pena. O’Bryant: Brandon Ruiz, Jose Vasquez. Snowden: Alvin Lopez, Luis Medina, Victor Velazquez. South Boston: Aviel Collazo Feuents, Maro Pina. West Roxbury: Sean Haugh, Brian Navarro.

Cape Ann — Amesbury: Thomas Connors, Mac Short. Georgetown: CJ Ingram, Colby Ingram, Jeff Moore, Ben Noelk, Tom Pingree. Hamilton-Wenham: Austen Michel. Lynnfield: Nick Bruno, Jordan Roper. Masconomet: Tommy Budrewicz, Joe Klingensmith, Speros Varinos. Newburyport: Colton Fontaine, Connor McRae. North Reading: Keith Linnane, Colby Maiola, Ryley Warnock. Pentucket: Ryan Kuchar. Triton: Nick Cornoni, Cole Wolick.

Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: Ryan Brown, James Daley, Ryan Earle, Jason Pekkinen. Arlington Catholic: Justin Dall, Aidan Freeberg, Mark Fusco, Evan Walsh. Austin Prep: Drew Johnson. Bishop Fenwick: Nick Bona, Gianni Esposito, Andrew Lessard, Joe Levasseur, Jhon Oliviera. Cathedral: Steven German, Francisco Napolitano. Cristo Rey: Rodney Dellarosa, Adrian Mata-Torres. Lowell Catholic: Liam Coughlin, Craig Maxfield, Chris Regan, Connor Sullivan, Chris Underwood. Marian: Charlie Durkin, Brian Leblanc, Kyle Marshall, John Walsh. Matignon: Troy Fotopoulos, Ronnie Slager, Nick Valdario. Pope John: Anthony Cuellar, Enrique Serrano, Jake Vetree. St. Clement: Jamey Thompson. St. Joseph’s Prep: Joey Brennan, Jalen Morris, James Walsh, Jim Young Kim. St. Mary’s: Scott Betts, Brendan DeLeire, Dan Donovan, Victor Molle.

Catholic Conference — BC High: Dan Dougherty, Andrew Jaehnig, Tommy Landry, Tom McDonald, Ryan Tufts. Catholic Memorial: Todd McDonald, Kevin Murphy. Malden Catholic: Austin Batchelor, Joe Campbell, Jeremy Roberts, Joe Velozo. St. John’s Prep: Brandon Bingel, Nick Bragole, Paul Crehan, Dustin Hunt, Justin Snyder. Xaverian: Alex Person, Ricky Smith.

Commonwealth — Chelsea: Carlos Vega, Daniel Velastegui. Greater Lawrence: Angel Abreu, Marc Ayala, Juan Maldenado, Oscar Reynoso. Greater Lowell: Josh Norkiewicz, Bob Paquette, Nik Powers. Lynn Tech: Alejandro Guzman, Yorby Martinez. Minuteman: Alex Bergeron, Pat Harrington. Mystic Valley: Matt O’Connor, Devin Pierce, Nick Russo. North Shore: Timothy Andersen, Bryan Jackson. Northeast: Jonathan Dalba, Pedro DelToro. Shawsheen: Paul DePlacido, Pat Gallagher, Tim Lavoie. Whittier: Devan Doucette, Nate Frongillo, Anthony Licciardello, Andrew Wells.

Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Davis Fallon, Noah Zavolas. Bedford: Abe Grainger, Greg Hickox, Jon Kline, Joey Zampell. Boston Latin: Kevin Chen, Pat Fahy, Malcolm Nachmanoff, Sean O’Keefe. Concord-Carlisle: John Carroll, Andrew Della Volpe, Joe Jacobs, Phillip Mitchell. Lincoln-Sudbury: Owen Bautzc, Brian Carroll, Dylan DeFlorio, Shane Sefton, Sid Warrenbrand, Alex Wieland. Newton South: Jesse Feldstein. Waltham: Nick DiPronio, Ben Humbert, Ricky Manning, Nick Neshe, Dana Parello, Richie Scanlon, Mark Shay. Wayland: Nick Constantine, Matt Goddard, Rory McHarg, Yannick Schaefer. Westford: Evan Guillemette, Max Mardany, Luke Morse, Jake Robbins, Shane Wright. Weston: James Goulart, Brooks Parker, Seve Tocci.

Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Teddy O’Heir, Alex Perry, Alex Richardson, Brendan Tamul. Bishop Stang: Andrew Dessert, Jack Murphy, Luc Sauve, Mitch Winterhalter. Coyle & Cassidy: Mackenzie Curran, Donny May, John Monahan, Robbie Robinson, Kyle Simmons. Martha’s Vineyard: Jack Roberts. Somerset Berkley: Jack Amarantes, Kevin Dickinson.

EIL — Bancroft: Peter Bovenzi, Aditya Dharampuriya, Bobby Donohue. Beaver Country Day: Devon Friedfertig, Steven Guerrero. Berwick: Ricky Kramer, Conor McFarland, Cam Toohey, James Winkler. Concord Academy: Jack Anderson, Jake Philbin-Cross. Landmark: Johnnie Barrett. Lexington Christian: Anthony Cusanello. Pingree: Nick Antenucci, Travis Jacques, Erik Larsen. Portsmouth Abbey: Andrew Evans, Shawn Nolan, Rob Tuite.

Greater Boston — Cambridge: Ted Downing, Joey Kozlowski, DeShaun Velez. Everett: Shawn Doyle, Lawrence Falter, Justin Johnson, Mac Singleton, Jamel Vilmont. Malden: Brodie Dyer, Chuck Gibson, Nick Powers. Medford: Dave Center, Ryan Covelle, Chris Hayes, John Lavoie, Jake Porrazzo, Nick Rocco. Somerville: Anthony Gallo, Jonathan Santana.

Hockomock — Attleboro: Kevin Drucker, Max Lancaster, Adam Woodhead. Foxborough: Tim Freitas. Franklin: Brandon Kuzio, Nick Santucci. Mansfield: George Bezreh. Milford: Eric Fernandes, Mike Tracy. North Attleborough: Matt Hardy, Dave Manning. Oliver Ames: David MacKinnon, Andrew Mancini. Sharon: Jake Fishman. Stoughton: Mike Connelly, Pat Jackman, Will McGrath. Taunton: Connor Johnson, Matt Nunes.

ISL — Belmont Hill: Nolan Brennan, Danny Kelly, EJ Rauseo, Harry Roberson, Keelan Smithers. BB&N: Brendon Kerrigan, Mike Samko. Governor’s Academy: Mike Fogarty, Trevor Holmes, Brendon Lopez, John Russolillo. Groton: Cameron DiSarcina, Joe Gentile, Johnny Lamont. Lawrence Academy: Nick Day, Sean Mullaney, Aubrey Solomon. Middlesex: Brendon Canavan. Milton Academy: Josh Ellis. Nobles: Ryan Vultaggio. Rivers: Connor Rooney, Sean Sullivan, Jake Willsey. Roxbury Latin: John Baron, Will O’Sullivan. St. Mark’s: Steven Gilbert, Zack Twitchell. St. Sebastian’s: Justin Bellinger, Ryan Wolfsberg. Thayer: Pat Carroll, Tom Clarkson, Nick Falkson.

Mayflower — Avon: Zach Churchey, Sean Manning, Chris Mitchell. Bishop Connolly: Ian Chaney, Tommy Keyes, Brian Quinn, Jack Santoro. Bristol-Plymouth: Matt Cassese, Ben Kefalis, Christian Monreal. Diman: Japeth Richards. Holbrook: Ben Riordan. Norfolk Aggie: Peter Lawrence. Old Colony: Tom Gammell, Jacob Pringle. Sacred Heart: Tom Gerhard. South Shore Voc-Tech: Matt Adams. Southeastern: Christien Lewis. Tri-County: Raymond Jarvis. Upper Cape: Josh Kelley. West Bridgewater: Brandon Bercovitz, Connor Duffy, Derek O’Brien, Kyle Peterson. Westport: Glenn Enos, Jacob Friar, Jake Girard.

Merrimack Valley — Andover: Andrew Delourey. Billerica: Matt Clifford, Max Frawley, Dylan Lavery. Central Catholic: Andrew Hamel, Anthony Licari. Chelmsford: Michael DeDonato, Matt Rabbito. Haverhill: Nick Comei. Lawrence: Jose Abreu, Jose Cedano, Elvis Peralta. Lowell: Tyler Schermerhorn. North Andover: Tyler Whitley.

Middlesex (Freedom) — Burlington: Anthony Cruz, Peter Dawe, Adam Dellemonico, Sean Murphy, Chris Sharpe. Melrose: Jack Hickey, Conor Tryder. Stoneham: Ben Allen, Mike Andrews, Andrew Cann, Christian Keskinides. Wakefield: John Grossi, Tom Sheerin. Wilmington: Jackson Gillis, Tim Woods.

Middlesex (Liberty) — Arlington: Seth Conley, Sam Donnelly, Kyle Hood, Hunter Sleeper. Belmont: Brian Coutts, Mike Richardson, Brendan Shea. Lexington: Wilbert Arroyo, Holden Bruce. Reading: Derek Galante, Liam Kenneally, Scott Tully. Winchester: Brian Carney, Sean Keating. Woburn: Ryan Glavin.

MBIL -- Boston Trinity: Tim Carroll, Matt Fennell, Christian Hodge, Dan Loefstedt. Brimmer & May: Stan Barlow, Mark Buchanan, Keenan Iuliano. Cambridge Weston: Eli Scribner-Moore. Gann Academy: Jared Finn, Jonathon Zackman. Newman Prep: Sean Howard, Ian Iwanicki, Andrew McDonald.

Northeastern — Beverly: Harry Brown, Kevin Cuneo, Anthony DiOrio, Luke McDonald, Cam Rogers, Alex Toomey. Danvers: Ray Arocho, Dan Connors, AJ Couto, Don Hyde, Mike Tylus. Gloucester: Peter Clark, Mark Horgank, Mike Muniz, Jordan Pallazola, Jason Vizena, Alex Webb. Lynn Classical: Kyle Devin, Jorge Perez, Joe Rose. Lynn English: Ben Bowden, Drew Gentile, Matt Merritt. Marblehead: Connor Green. Peabody: Matt McIsaac, Andrew McLaughlin, Pat Ruotolo, George Tsonis. Revere: John Papasodora, John Vanbuskirk. Salem: Ben Kapnis, Cody Mercier, Greg Speliotis. Saugus: Dante Deltorto, Dominic DiPesa, Peter Pulicari, Tom Trainor. Swampscott: Ryan January, Trevor Massey. Winthrop: Brendan VanDalinda.

Old Colony — Barnstable: Chris Fowler, Dan Holzman, Terrence Mudie. Bridgewater-Raynham: Mike Bruemmel, Tyler Carey, Joe Freiday, Tyler Glavin, Dave Miller. Dartmouth: Dan Southerland, Brendan Sullivan.

Patriot — Duxbury: Jake Foote, Cam Walsh. Hanover: Drew Caldwell, Jake Hardy, Ryan Kelleher. Hingham: Ed Bowler, Evan Flannagan, Stephan White. Middleborough: Alex Bean, Andrew Card, Kevin Huscher, Cody Younger. North Quincy: Pat Verhault. Pembroke: Stephen Gerhart. Quincy: Robbie Munroe. Scituate: Connor Gibbons, Chris Smith. Silver Lake: Sam Ballerini, Tucker Bouchard, Jason Johndrow, Mike Lundin, Josh O’Neill. Whitman-Hanson: Cory Cocchi.

South Coast — Apponequet: Josh Ficker, Matt Michael. Case: Zack Correll. Dighton-Rehoboth: Trevor Brown, Brandon Shileikis. Fairhaven: Ryan Baldwin, Jacob Carvalho, Justin Jacobsen. Greater New Bedford: Kurtis Dreher, Erik Genereux, Peter Perry. Old Rochester: Luke Matar, Zack Perry. Seekonk: Jared Archambault.

South Shore — Abington: Nate Littman, Tyler Perakslis, Mike Walsh. Cohasset: Terence Doonan, Shane Haggerty. East Bridgewater: Ethan Forrest, Austin Goldberg, Brett Palaschak, Jake Pierce. Hull: Ryan O’Donnell. Mashpee: Jeff Lynch, Johnny Williams. Monomoy: Matt Cook, Juan Gonzalez, Mike Mahar, Tyler Nickerson. Norwell: Tom Larason. Rockland: Matt Nicholson, Sean Roche.

Tri-Valley — Ashland: Nick Cunningham, JT Pittman. Hopkinton: Nick Burns, Matt Jeye, Chris Moberg, Ryan Sullivan. Medfield: Matt Casieri. Medway: Zach Walker. Millis: Gavin Bradbury, Matt Fogarty. Norton: Anthony O’Leary. Westwood: Bo Berluti.