2013 Boys’ Lacrosse All-Scholastics

Medfield's Andrew Melvin was at the center of the celebration after his overtime goal beat Hingham.
(Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Medfield's Andrew Melvin was at the center of the celebration after his overtime goal beat Hingham.

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

Players of the Year

Nico Panepinto

Division 1: Needham

The two-time All-American was the Bay State League MVP, totaling 47 goals and 43 assists. With 338 career points (179 goals), the senior earned three first-team Bay State League All-Star honors. Also a football standout, Panepinto will play lacrosse at Fairfield University.

Ben Cox

Division 2: Medfield

The 6-2 defender was named the Tri-Valley league defensive player of the year and finished his high school career with two state titles (2010, 2011). The senior also captained the Warriors’ hockey squad. He will play lacrosse at the University of Vermont.

Ryan Goodall

Division 3: Dover-Sherborn


The Tri-Valley League MVP backstopped the Raiders all the way to a state title. The senior goalie made 184 saves this season, keeping opponents under five goals in 13 games. Also a captain of the golf team, he plans to attend Colorado College.


Kevin Bletzer

Catholic Memorial, junior

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The talented midfielder and captain had 43 goals and 47 assists this season and was selected team MVP. The junior has a career total of 210 points. As a senior he will serve as captain of the football, hockey and lacrosse squads.

Caleb Brodie

Hingham, junior

The strong two-way midfielder was a force on defense while contributing to the Harbormen attack. Brodie had 42 goals and 31 assists this season, boosting his career total to 88 goals and 71 assists. He has committed to playing lacrosse at the University of Maryland.

Nicholas Brozowski

Concord-Carlisle, junior

Brozowski grabbed over 150 ground balls for the Patriots this season and has more than 200 in his career. He added three goals and two assists as a long stick midfielder. The junior has committed to play lacrosse at the University of Maryland.

Tucker Ciessau

Scituate, senior

The three-time Patriot League All-Star and 2012 All-American led the Sailors with 67 goals and 48 assists this season. An honor roll student and team captain, the dynamic attackman finished with 400 points (282 goals and 118 assists). He will attend Bellarmine University in Kentucky.

Matthew Comerford

Reading, senior


The senior goalie began the year leading the Rockets’ football team to the Super Bowl, and ends it with All-Scholastic honors in lacrosse. One of the best goalies in the state, he earned Middlesex All-Star honors after earning All-American honors last spring.

Patrick Cronin

BC High, junior

The Catholic Conference All-Star had 42 goals and 24 assists to lead a talented Eagles midfield this season and was a major factor in their postseason run to the EMass Division 1 semifinals. The junior was the recipient of the Chinese Academic Award.

Matthew Crowell

Medfield, junior

The Tri-Valley League offensive player of the year scored 56 goals and 15 assists from his midfield position, giving the junior a career total of 97 goals and 39 assists. A National Honor Society member, Crowell is also a two-time TVL All-Star hockey player.

Dan Delaney

Lincoln-Sudbury, senior

The senior midfielder finished his senior season with 38 goals and 20 assists to earn Dual-County League All-Star honors and help the Warriors advance to the Division 1 state championship. Delaney, who finished his career with 161 points, will attend Fairfield University.

Jay Drapeau

Westford, junior

The explosive attackman finished with 71 goals and 35 assists this season as well as being an effective ground ball player (53 this season). The Dual County League All-Star and Under Armor All-American is Westford’s all-time leading scorer with 303 points (216 goals, 87 assists).

Tate Jozokos

Governor’s Academy, senior


After winning the ISL MVP in football in the fall, Jozokos took the same award in lacrosse in the spring after he finished with 42 goals and 10 assists for the Governors. He will attend the University of North Carolina.

Austin Kreinz

Portsmouth Abbey, senior

After an All-Scholastic football season, Kreinz is back on these pages as the EIL’s lacrosse MVP. The senior midfielder and US Lacrosse All-American had 17 goals and 13 assists for the 12-3 league champions. He’ll play lacrosse at Pennsylvania.

Teddy Lyman

Waring, senior

The captain followed his 2012 MBIL MVP season by contributing 49 goals and 33 assists in 2013. These numbers boosted his career totals to 217 points and 128 goals while at Waring. According to coach Tim Greiner, he has a very high lacrosse IQ.

Nicholas Marrocco

Duxbury, junior

The junior goalie made 210 saves this season, averaging 13 per game for a save percentage of 67. He had a season-high 17 saves in a 7-1 win over St. John’s Prep. The National Honor Society member has committed to Georgetown University.

Derek Osbahr

St. John’s Prep, senior

The Eagles captain won the coaches award for the second straight season, winning 154 ground balls and 83 percent of his faceoffs. Osbahr was a second-team All-American choice this season and captained the Prep hockey team. He will play lacrosse at Bentley University.

Michael Panepinto

Needham, junior

Excellent on faceoffs, winning more than 50 percent, the midfielder was named a Bay State League All-Star . He had 44 goals and 20 assists this season. A star running back on the football team, Panepinto has committed to attend UMass.

John Sexton

Lincoln-Sudbury, junior

Sexton finished his junior season as a Dual-County League All-Star and All-American selection. He posted four goals and five assists as a defender and has career totals of 11 goals and 20 assists. He has committed to play lacrosse at Notre Dame.

D.J. Smith

Billerica, senior

A four-year starter and captain his junior and senior seasons, Smith finished with a 72-19 record. This season he finished with a 16-7 record with 260 saves and a 65 save percentage. A two time All-American, he will play lacrosse at UMass.

Pat Ward

Canton, senior

The Bulldogs’ senior attackman closed out his career by totaling 67 goals and 10 assists en route to earning Hockomock MVP honors. He was also the captain and a Hockomock All-Star for the hockey team. He will attend Kents Hill Prep School.

Jack Wheeler

Xaverian, junior

In the Hawks’ run to a Division 1 state title, Wheeler scored at least one goal in every game, including 10 in their four postseason wins. He finished with a team-leading 42 goals and added 16 assists. He has committed to Boston University.

Coaches of the Year

Tim Gardner

Division 1: Xaverian

Gardner’s Hawks claimed the Catholic Conference and Division 1 state titles this season, finishing with a 16-6 record. His success earned him conference coach of the year honors. He is 156-111 in 14 seasons as coach of the Hawks.

John Isaf

Division 2: Medfield

Isaf led the Warriors this season to a 22-3 record and a Division 2 EMass title. In his eight seasons at Medfield he is 38-8. The New York native was a two-time captain of the lacrosse team at Hamilton College.

James Beaudoin

Division 3: Cohasset

Beaudoin coached the Skippers to a 17-4 record and the Division 3 EMass final this season. In his nine seasons as a lacrosse coach, Beaudoin has compiled a 102-41 record. He is a Proctor Aademy and University of Vermont alum.


Bay State — Brookline: Sam Burrington. Framingham: Ryan Andrew, Joe Igoe, Mike Stearns. Needham: Ned Connolly, Jack Curran, Jack Delaney, Mike Elcock, Zach Kohl, Cody Mosgrove, Michael Panepinto, Nico Panepinto. Newton North: Joe Mariano, Ryan Quinn, Anthony Wyse. Norwood: Danny Farrell. Walpole: Chris Frye. Wellesley: Matt Bomes, John Caraviello, T.J. Noonan, Mike Riskind, Andrew Volkmann.

Catholic Conference — BC High: Mark Brown, Pat Cronin. Catholic Memorial: Kevin Bletzer, Tyler Bogart. Malden Catholic: Blake Ferry. St. John’s Prep: Andrew Gallahue, Andrew O'Connell, Derek Osbahr, Jack Sharrio, Bryan Uva. Xaverian: Robert Breed, Chris Ciolfi, Jay Pourbaix, Harry Walsh, Jack Wheeler.

Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Hunter Arnold, Thomas Cotter, JT Kelly, Ricky Kronenwett, Scott Rogers, Austin Wolf. Bedford: Josh Bryson, Michael Marshall. Concord-Carlisle: Peter Anastos, Sam Barrett, Will Blumenberg, Evan Boynton, Nick Brozowski, Javier Flores. Lincoln-Sudbury: Sam Chen, Jeff Crowell, Dan Delaney, Jordan Dow, Henry Guild, Matt Hall, Eamon Hunter, Greg Roder, John Sexton. Newton South: Jake Alexander. Waltham: Robert Concetti, Joe Marmion, Kevin Snow. Wayland: Lucas Bastarache, Carson Hart, Thomas Hunley, Brian Murtagh, Robert Williams. Westford: Evan Beatty, Jack Drapeau, Jay Drapeau, Peter Hargrave, Ryan Hessletine, Ben Katz. Weston: Reid Knapp, James Reohr, Pat Timperio, Geoffrey Ziobro.

Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Matt Allen, Benjamin Burbine, Zach Forget, Maxwell Johnson, Conor Martin, Tommy Sheerin. Bishop Stang: Matt Corman, Charlie McKeeman, Mike Pratt, Ben Tirrell, Jared Zaniewski. Coyle & Cassidy: Mark Schneider. Martha’s Vineyard: Nick Costello, Liam Smith.

Greater Boston — Cambridge: Ethan Brazo, Dominic Freeura, Nolan Garskovas, Jake Heller. Malden: Cruz Desrochers, Paul Kiernan. Medford: Owen Healey, Steven Mahoney, Andrew Modugho, Josh Nelson, Brian Whooley.

Hockomock — Canton: Kurt Leavitt, Ben Lodge, J.C. Marcone, Conor O'Brien, Pat Ward. Foxborough: Tyler Ames, Alex Pacitti, Luc Valenza. Franklin: Kyle Finamore, Michael Patjane, Jake Sargeant, Mike Sullivan. King Philip: Connor Eschmann. Mansfield: Brendan Murphy. Milford: Matt McIntire, Eric Overdahl. Sharon: Josh Rosenblum.

Maritime — Barnstable: Mike Bilodeau, Bo Delaney, Connor Fries, Will Henson, Mike McDonough, Stephen Megnia, Will Moore, Paul Revere, Max Willman. Bridgewater-Raynham: Nick Ferrigno, Anthony Gallo, Matt LaFond, Ryan Murphy, Travis Reid. Dartmouth: Logan Crane, Noah Martins. Nantucket: Dylan Perry.

Mayflower — Bishop Connolly: Jacob Tavares. Blue Hills: Marcus Donahue. Sacred Heart: Stephen Ferhm, Cam Murphy, Luke Tompkins. South Shore Voc-Tech: Doug Lengley. Southeastern: Joe Christiano, Matt Frucci, Shay Kilfoye. Tri-County: Seamus Geehan, Daniel Lee, Collin Spillane, Chris Weir. Upper Cape: Dylan Derby, Colm Jepson, Alex Peterson.

Merrimack Valley — Andover: Andrew Eriksen, Hunter Terrell, Tyler Weeks. Billerica: Sean Farmer, Kevin Farrell, Brian LeClair, D.J. Smith, Russell Tedford, Dan Trainor. Central Catholic: Thomas Janoski. Chelmsford: Jonathan Fairbanks, Nico Sorentino. North Andover: Austin Hiller, Tommy O'Mara, Nick Pino, Dante Querci, Tom Stabile. Tewksbury: Johnny Aylward, Zachary Jacobs.

Middlesex (Freedom) — Wakefield: Alec Brown. Watertown: Danny Loprete.

Middlesex (Liberty) — Lexington: Rhett Adley. Reading: Charlie Colvin, Matthew Comerford, Greg Connery, Mark Dente, Andrew Lawrence, Eric O'Brien, Garrett Phelan. Winchester: Tyler Calnan, Pat Gill, Ryan Murphy. Woburn: Mike Tedesco.

Northeastern — Beverly: Dom Abate, Brendan Flaherty, Andrew Irving, Kevin Lally, Ryan Shipp, Jackson Tyler Martz. Danvers: Stephen Ganley. Gloucester: Austin Titus. Lynn English: Anthony Atwood, Jared Chen. Marblehead: Zac Cuzner, Liam Gillis, Trevor Jones, Ian Maag, Nathan Maselek. Peabody: Keifer Heckman, Nick Ouellette. Revere: Stephen Piazza, Matt Roncevich, Jay Seigal, Doug Zingali. Salem: Chad Coelho, JT Kapnis, Matt Muse, Peter Slattery. Saugus: Nick Benoit, Ishmael Minaya, Tu Nyguyen, C.J. Randolph.

Patriot — Duxbury: CJ Lo Conte, Nicholas Marrocco, Bob O'Brien, Jack Sullivan, Jay Walsh. Hanover: Josh Mass, Dean Prouty, Chris Rosinski. Hingham: Tommy Bannan, Caleb Brodie, Patrick Burke, Chris Fitzgerald, Matt Giarrusso, John Melia, Jack Ulrich. Pembroke: Colin Claflin, Ryan Shea. Scituate: Tucker Ciessau, Mike Glancy, Jake Reynolds.

South Shore — Abington: Tim Degrasse, Tim Ferguson, Ben Rangel. Cohasset: Jack Conte, Tim Gillis, Will Golden, Cole Kissick, John Mills, Dan Tangherlini, Nick Tangherlini, Colin Whelan. Hull: Brandon Jones, Dominic Marcella, Shane Weber. Mashpee: Ben Daigenault. Norwell: Ben Bickford, Jack Dole, Tom O'Toole.

Tri-Valley — Dover-Sherborn: Ryan Goodall. Medfield: Ben Cox, Matthew Crowell.