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    2013 Softball All-Scholastics

    Burlington players  celebrated beating Bishop Stang in the Division 2 EMass title game.
    John Chase/ for the Globe
    Burlington players celebrated beating Bishop Stang in the Division 2 EMass title game.

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

    Players of the Year

    Shannon Smith

    Division 1: Milford

    Smith leaves with the state’s all-time career strikeout record (1,219) and had a 0.04 ERA this season. The Kentucky-bound hurler guided the Scarlet Hawks to back-to-back state championships. She leaves Milford with an 86-4 mark and three-time Gatorade Player of the Year.

    Kelly McCarthy

    Division 2: Burlington

    McCarthy finished 13-3 and helped the Red Devils capture the Middlesex Freedom League and Division 2 North titles. She struck out 131 and sported a 1.30 ERA in 102.1 innings. A member of the Diamond Gems, McCarthy will play softball for Bridgewater State.

    Josie Sanchez

    Division 3: Whittier


    The two-time Commonwealth Athletic Conference MVP, Sanchez finished her senior season with a .500 batting average. Her offensive prowess propelled the Wildcats to the Division 3 North final. Sanchez also plays volleyball and basketball and will play softball for Merrimack College.


    Tori Constantin

    King Philip, senior

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    The second baseman finished her senior season with an impressive .994 fielding percentage and a .300 batting average. A two-time Hockomock All-Star, Constantin leaves King Philip with two state championships. She will play softball for Central Connecticut State University.

    Sarah Dawson

    Bridgewater-Raynham, sophomore

    Dawson pitched the Trojans to an undefeated regular season and a 23-1 record. The 6-foot-2-inch sophomore hurler threw a perfect game and compiled a 0.81 ERA with 198 strikeouts in 155 innings. She also plays for the Mass Drifters.

    Mary DeMoura

    Boston Latin, senior

    Co-MVP of the Dual County League, DeMoura finished the season batting .610. In her four years playing for the Wolfpack she struck out only three times. A member of the National Honor society, DeMoura will play softball for Wheaton College.

    Sarah Dupere

    Governor’s Academy, junior

    The Governors’ junior hurler helped her team win a third straight ISL title. Dupere went 6-0 with a 0.69 ERA as the Governors completed the first undefeated season in school history. She will bring a 27-2 career record into her senior season.

    Caroline Fairbanks

    Milford, senior


    The power hitter batted .488 with a .793 slugging percentage her senior season, while adding 6 homers and 32 RBIs. Her offensive dominance helped the Scarlet Hawks to back-to-back state titles. She will attend Wheaton College to play softball and study sports medicine.

    Lexi Harvey

    Natick, junior

    The Bay State League MVP hit .603 with a .652 on-base percentage this season. Harvey’s career batting average is .553. The junior outfielder, who plays for the Polar Crush Gold softball club, also plays field hockey and ice hockey at Natick.

    Amolee Hawkins

    Newton Country Day, sophomore

    Just a sophomore, Hawkins was voted team and EIL MVP while compiling a compiled an 8-1 record this season. She threw two no-hitters and struck out 114 batters in 59 innings. At the plate, she batted .651 and finished with 11 stolen bases.

    Galen Kerr

    Concord-Carlisle, senior

    Kerr pitched the Patriots to a 17-1 mark and the Dual County Small title. She threw a no-hitter and a perfect game this year and sported a 0.84 ERA with 193 strikeouts in 138.2 innings. She will attend Wheaton in the fall.

    Nicole Lundstrom

    Dighton-Rehoboth, senior

    Making her third All-Scholastic appearance, the senior catcher batted an impressive .656 with a .747 on-base percentage. Lundstrom hit 9 home runs, 11 doubles, and 3 triples, while knocking in 35 runs for a 1.344 slugging percentage. She will play softball for Syracuse next year.

    Kayla Maloney

    Phillips Andover, senior


    Maloney is back on these pages after leading her team to its first ever undefeated season. Maloney went 9-0 and struck out 109 batters in 62 innings. She finishes her career at 33-4. She holds the school record for careeer strikeouts (425). She’ll attend Columbia.

    Leslie Moore

    Central Catholic, senior

    The six-foot tall first baseman helped the Raiders to a 20-5 mark and the Division 1 North crown. She batted .450 with 25 RBIs in the regular season. An honor roll student, Moore will study entrepreneurship and play for Babson College.

    Caroline Ognibene

    Winsor, junior

    Ognibene recorded a 10-1 Eastern Independent League record, striking out 78 batters in 71 innings of work. This year marked her second season as team captain and she also served as junior class co-president. She also plays soccer and basketball.

    Lauren Ramirez

    Dracut, senior

    The two-time Merrimack Velley Conference MVP finished 16-6 with a 0.61 ERA and 195 strikeouts in 138 innings. Ramirez finished her career with a 1.37 ERA and 629 strikeouts. A member of the National Honor Society, Ramirez will play softball for UMass-Lowell.

    Haylee Rogers

    Abington, senior

    A three-time South Shore League All-Star, Rogers finished the season with a .567 average and 34 RBIs. She finished her career batting .500 with 3 homers and 83 RBIs. Rogers was also a member of the National Honor society and the class president.

    Madi Shaw

    Bridgewater-Raynham, junior

    The junior shortstop finished with a .620 batting average, 5 home runs, 12 doubles, 23 RBIs, and 26 stolen bases. Her offensive power and defensive skills helped propel the Trojans to an undefeated regular season and a South semifinal appearance.

    Julia Sullivan

    Sandwich, senior

    The three-time Atlantic Coast League All-Star pitched the Blue Knights to a 20-2 mark, the best in school history and their first undefeated ACL season. Sullivan hurled four no-hitters, struck out 184, and had a 0.60 ERA. She will play for Westfield State.

    Emma Whatley

    Woodward, senior

    Whatley earned a 12-2 record this season, striking out 104 batters en route to a 2.50 ERA. In her four seasons as a starter, Whatley won at least 10 games each season. She will attend St. Edward’s University in Texas in the fall.

    Coaches of the Year

    Brian Macchi

    Division 1: Milford

    A Milford graduate, Macchi guided the Scarlet Hawks to a 25-1 mark and their second consecutive state title. In his eight years at Milford, he’s compiled an impressive 167-22 record. He also coaches Milford’s Legion team in the summer.

    Dan Sylvia

    Division 2: Bishop Stang

    Sylvia started volunteering at Bishop Stang in 2003 and became head coach in 2006. The Spartans have qualified for the tournament every year with Sylvia at the helm. Under his direction, Bishop Stang finished 16-9 in 2013 ad won the Division 2 South crown.

    Paul Westner

    Division 3: Bristol-Plymouth

    In his eighth year at the helm, Westner led the Craftsmen to a 19-5 mark and the Division 3 South final. He has a career record of 149-64. ‘‘This team had the most heart of any team I’ve ever coached,’’ said Westner.


    Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Allyson Collette, Michaela Donohue. Falmouth: Kathleen Desmond, Mattie Long. Marshfield: Ali Martin, Kaylen McCleary, Mel Reichelt. Nauset: Carli Thomas. Plymouth North: Kacey Dory, Emily Ricardo. Plymouth South: Kelli Donahue, Lexy Halpin. Sandwich: Julianna Ferguson, Kerry Kelley, Ashley Smith, Julia Sullivan.

    Bay State — Dedham: Brianna Dozier, Samantha Girard, Meaghan Paton. Framingham: Gia Ferreira, Jess Proia, Marisa Sanchez. Milton: Julia Cosetta. Natick: Lauren Crawley, Lexi Harvey, Melissa Kostin. Needham: Kaly Davidson. Newton North: Emma Berger, Bridget McLaughlin, Liv Sloane. Norwood: Erin Garczynski, Makenna Lane, Jill Shepard. Walpole: Lauren Bodin, Lauren Regan. Weymouth: Sarah Finnigan, Emily Noll.

    Boston City — Boston International: Olecia Dos Reis, Jarolin Espinal. Brighton: Christy Cruz, Crystal Figueroa, Mariliz Mendez. Burke: Brenda Calderon, Whanellely Guerrero, Renee Pierre. Dorchester: Chanyce Jeannite, Jeannette Sepulveda, Brittany St. Cyr. East Boston: Vanessa Bernabie, Hannah Lunetta, Stephanie Rizzo. Fenway: Shamaine Darden, Laura Escolero, Lorena Escolero. Latin Academy: Colby Cahill, Sydney McGrath, Aurora O'Brien. Madison Park: Katiria Anduja, Samantha Brunet, Krystal Edwards. New Mission: Alison Davey, Nicole Sandell, Virvioly Valdez. O'Bryant: Netta Harris, Kristen O'Brien, Naya Shedd. Snowden: Flormarina Arias, Stephanie Morales, Cheyenne Sulfaro. South Boston: Sydney Cunningham, Crystalyn Mitchell Hayne, Elaina Wright-McCarthy. West Roxbury: Katherine Chavez, Mackala McPherson, Marissa Surette.

    Cape Ann — Amesbury: Carolina Merrill, Amanda Schell, Cassie Schultz. Georgetown: Jane Erlandson, Shannon O'Brien. Ipswich: Carolyn Lynch. Lynnfield: Jackie Whelan. Manchester Essex: Nicole Bradley. Masconomet: Samantha Martin, Rachel Shamon. Newburyport: Victoria Allman, Kendra Dow. North Reading: Shelby Carney, Terri Ferrazzani, Meredith Moise. Pentucket: Sydney Snow. Rockport: Mollie Watson. Triton: Maura Spears.

    Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: Christine Chase, Emma Crocker, Caitlin Kearny. Arlington Catholic: Courtney Casey, Courtney Leddy, Molly McLean, Ellie Powers, Caroline Smith. Austin Prep: Stephanie McQuaid. Bishop Fenwick: Jen Crovo, Gabby Hart, Gianna Pizzano. Cardinal Spellman: Lydia DePina, Megan Hickey, Courtney Zambello. Cathedral: Candice Alexander. Lowell Catholic: Julia Bodoni, Colleen Braga, Kaitlin Carbonneau, Hayley Feingold, Madison Medina, Allison Moylan. Marian: Alex Fantasia, Kat Finnegan, Nikki Gaucher, Devan Rabidou, Katie Ruffo. Matignon: Olivia McDonald, Shawna McGaffigan. Pope John: Olivia McNellis. St. Clement: Allison Caloggero, Jessica Popken, Christina Puccio. St. Joseph’s Prep: Danielle Civitarese, Kathleen Davis, Kiersten Kelly, Sarah Smith. St. Mary's: Alison Butler, Molly Dolye, Kaleigh Finigan, Brooke Labbe, Victoria Viger.

    Catholic Conference — Fontbonne: Jessica Olivieri, Noelle Sass, Meghan Shea, Caroline Staples. Notre Dame (Hingham): Megan Barrett, Hillary Dole, Emma Dunbar, Kate O'Leary. Ursuline: Abby Murphy, Jenn Murphy.

    Commonwealth — Chelsea: Dayanara Montilla, Anissa Santiago. Greater Lawrence: Cassandra Ayala. Greater Lowell: Savanna Coutu, Meghan Sullivan. Lynn Tech: Yerania Castro. Minuteman: Veronica Booth, Sarah Sento. Mystic Valley: Michelle Doherty, Jordan Sullivan, Violet Sullivan, Rachel Totora. North Shore: Kaera Wyse. Northeast: Alexa Crane, Sara Curry, Haley Hughes, Annita Mam. Notre Dame (Tyngsborough): Clare Hardy, Mary Grace Hardy, Carly Scarno. Presentation of Mary: Gabby Salerno. Shawsheen: Stephanie Champoux, Emily Hamilton, Arianna Medeiros, Meghan Walsh. Whittier: Cassey Glode, Destiny Jordan, Kayla Riley, Josie Sanchez.

    Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Hannah Graney, Kara O'Riley, Kirsten Pfister, Michelle Surdan. Bedford: Marrissa Cammarano, Katie Gildea, Miranda Skurla. Boston Latin: Caitlyn Berry, Mary DeMoura, Paige Mulry, Mallory O'Brien, Lauren O'Shea. Concord-Carlisle: Allie Colleran, Angela DeBruzzi, Ali Della Volpe, Belle Hankey, Galen Kerr, Julia Veitch. Lincoln-Sudbury: Lauren Kantrovitz. Newton South: Kim-An Quinn, Minh-An Quinn, Hannah Shields. Waltham: Paige Hovsepian, Taylor Scafidi, Marlene Sullivan. Wayland: Olivia Shaw, Becca Strauss. Westford: Emily Chateauneuf, Rachel Desrochers, Christine Raymond, Sage Riddick. Weston: Sarah Goldman, Maddie Piccione, Ariana Vasquez.

    Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Brenna Legacy, Katie Manis, Kat Noviello. Bishop Stang: Hannah Carvalho, McKayla Ryan, Taylor Shaker. Coyle & Cassidy: Kelsey Boarman, Kristen Caporelli, Sarah Milot, Brittany Perdigao. Martha’s Vineyard: Emily Turney. Somerset Berkley: Kayla Allen, Kelly Murphy, Ashley Truman.

    Greater Boston — Cambridge: Shonda Coleman, Samara Powell. Everett: Sam Batres, Alea Martinelli, Franki Perreault, Jayne Sierra. Malden: Jessalynne Brown, Hannah Calderone, Bridget Furlong. Medford: Sarah Donnelly, Samantha Lopilato, Christina Lynch, Ashley Martinella, Katie Napier, Lauren Walsh. Somerville: Kristen Florio, Melissa McGovern.

    Hockomock — Attleboro: Kelsey LeBlanc. Foxborough: Eva Mazzoni. Franklin: Brie Flaherty, Shannon Takahata. King Philip: Tori Constantin, Anna O'Neil. Mansfield: Erin Galvin. Milford: Sam Bonvino, Caroline Fairbanks, Shannon Smith. North Attleborough: Megan Colleran, Jackie Del Bonis, Marissa Gifford, Meghan Winn. Oliver Ames: Jackie Healy, Lexi Soucie. Sharon: Allie Rubinowitz. Stoughton: Megan Flaherty. Taunton: Jessie Alexio, Kailey March.

    Mayflower — Avon: Christine Crane, Jen Crane, Maggie Duggan, Maggie Hoffman. Bishop Connolly: Gianna Tobojka. Blue Hills: Meg Delaporta. Bristol-Plymouth: Alexis Brown, Rachel Ducharme, Talia Roos, Alysse Zucco. Diman: Cassie Bell, Hailey Levesque, Alexis Vadeboncoeur. Holbrook: Cailey Kerr. Norfolk Aggie: Aliana Braken, Ashley Gatchell. Old Colony: Alex Gordon. Sacred Heart: Julia Pomella. South Shore Voc-Tech: Rachel Milan. Southeastern: Shannon Clinton. Tri-County: Kyla Johnson. Upper Cape: Taryn McDonough. West Bridgewater: Mackenzie Clark, Cate Francouer, Christine Schondek. Westport: Khoryn Kote.

    Merrimack Valley — Andover: Meaghan Leary. Billerica: Kylie Boyle. Central Catholic: Olivia Antczak, Karoline Leavitt, Leslie Moore. Chelmsford: Rachel Coutu. Dracut: Kaylee Kacavas, Lauren Ramirez. Haverhill: Caitlyn McHugh. Lowell: Tori Alcorn. Methuen: Kathleen Lefebre, Christina Scionte. North Andover: Kim Crucioli. Tewksbury: Brooke Hardy, Tiffanie Marsh, Shannon McLaughlin.

    Middlesex (Freedom) — Burlington: Kelly McCarthy.

    Middlesex (Liberty) — Arlington: Kaitlyn Morse, Kaleigh Tomaszewski, Roxy Vento. Belmont: Daphne Assimakopoulos. Lexington: Katie Goodwin, Erin Hanson, Maddie Orcutt. Reading: Siobhan O'Sullivan, Ashley Tango. Winchester: Emma Morton, Catherine Pitts, Rachel Smith. Woburn: Courtney Davis, Danielle Dulong, Angela Pappalordo.

    Northeastern — Beverly: Rachel Kenney, Natalie Shea, Hannah Silvestri. Danvers: Brittany Dougal, Chrissy Gikas, Caitlin McBride, Kendall Meehan, Julia Saggese. Gloucester: Tess Benson, Darien Foley, Karina Keenan, Katrina Monroe. Lynn Classical: Franki Galeazzi, Gabbie Kenniston, Ivy Martin. Lynn English: Kerri Bryson, Shannon Calnan, Lauren Pohlmeyer, Shanna Zeramby. Marblehead: Michaela LeBlanc, Rachel McKay, Emily Messinger, Olivia Vener. Peabody: Olivia Brothers, Jess Raymond, Alex Romano, Holly Smith, Mikayla Wallace, Shelbi Wilson. Revere: Juliana Cecere, Sabrina Palermo, Kristina Stella. Salem: Jojo Coleman, Desiree Martin. Saugus: Gina Vozzella. Swampscott: Tess Beane, Danielle Mayblyum, Tori Thistle. Winthrop: Jenn Adamson, Liana Ferullo, Maura Lanza, Michelle Lasala.

    Old Colony — Bridgewater-Raynham: Sarah Dawson, Madi Shaw.

    Patriot — Duxbury: Brianna Connolly, Christina Curley, Micaela Lannon, Caroline McSherry. Hanover: Sophia Czarowicz, Callie MacDonald, Molly MacNeill, Katherine Skordinski, Janet Taylor. Hingham: Heather McIntosh. Middleborough: Kelsey Hardiman, Hannah Johnson, Jackie Kielty, Traci Perry. North Quincy: Liz Kelly. Pembroke: Melinda McCartney, Michelle Muriph, Sydney Stoddart. Quincy: Angelina Avitabile, Saxon Bresnahan, Devon Varmahmoodi. Scituate: Katie Albanese. Silver Lake: Abby Alexiades, Alex Barone, Maddie Barone, Emily Colton, Jess Smith. Whitman-Hanson: Caitlin Hughes, Maxine Vincent.

    South Coast — Apponequet: Danielle Belliveau, Jill Miller, Alee Wright. Bourne: Danielle Belliveau. Case: Danielle Robillard, Ally Santerre. Dighton-Rehoboth: Nicole Lundstrom, Catie Noons. Fairhaven: Courtney Girouard, Kay Mullen. Greater New Bedford: Sarah Perry. Old Rochester: Jen Galovotti. Seekonk: Katie Andrade. Wareham: Breanna Muir.

    South Shore — Abington: Mackenzie Gillis, Alicia Reid, Hanna Rogers, Haylee Rogers, Sam Thompson. Carver: Christina Barrows, Alex Burr, Amy Ellis, Samatha Rudnik. East Bridgewater: Mikayla Kingman, Dayna Marchant, Jenna Talabach. Mashpee: Caleigh Coughlan, Marlene Gumbert, MacKenzie Madden. Monomoy: Kori McCormick. Norwell: Bethany Lynch, Morgan Walsh. Rockland: Ally Cerrato, Kylie Langhoff.

    Tri-Valley — Ashland: Ilyza Holman. Bellingham: Rachel Kuhlman, Nikki Reed, GG Ricciardi. Holliston: Lauren Keast, Lindy Kyger. Hopkinton: Alissa Karjel, Erica McBride. Medfield: Dannielle Vaclavik. Medway: Kaycee Babineau. Norton: Jackie Dunne, Jess Pieterson.