2014 Girls’ Basketball All-Scholastics

Coach Kristen McDonnell, right, watched her Braintree team celebrate its state championship.
Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe
Coach Kristen McDonnell, right, watched her Braintree team celebrate its state championship.

Super Team

Samantha Hyslip


The two-time Dual County League Large MVP and three-time DCL All-Star averaged a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds this season. Hyslip finished with 1,295 career points and will play at Stonehill next year.

Ashley Russell


The Bay State League MVP averaged 14 points, 11 rebounds, and 6 assists per game in helping the Wamps to the Division 1 state crown. She has been part of three straight South sectional champions.

Brianna Rudolph

St. Mary’s

The senior guard and Central Catholic Large MVP averaged 20.2 points per game in her final season, setting a school mark with 526 points. The two-time state champion finished with 1,264 career points, second most for a girl at St. Mary’s.

De’Andra Humphries

New Mission


In her senior year, Humphries led New Mission to the Division 4 title. The guard/forward averaged a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds and went over the 1,000-point mark. She will play basketball at Bloomfield College next season.

Brittany Stone

West Bridgewater

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Stone capped her career with her third Mayflower League MVP trophy and fourth league championship. She averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds this season and finished with 1,475 career points.


Melissa Baptista

Somerville, senior

The Greater Boston League MVP averaged a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds in her final season. A three-time GBL All-Star, she finished her career with 1,075 points.

Emma Carlson

Covenant Christian, senior

After averaging 13 points and 2 blocks, the 5-7 shooting guard was named a NEPSAC All-Star and Girls Independent League MVP. She is the all-time leading scorer in Covenant Christian history. Carlson is also president of the National Honor Society.

Alana Gilmer

Archbishop Williams,

The Catholic Central League All-Star averaged 21 points and 9 rebounds and led the Bishops to the Division 3 Eastern Mass. final. Gilmer will enter her senior season just 4 points shy of 1,000 for her career.

Bridget Herlihy

Braintree, junior


The 6-1 junior guard/forward averaged 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Division 1 state champion Wamps. Herlihy was a Bay State League All-Star for the second consecutive season.

Anna Kelly

Lexington, sophomore

The sophomore point guard scored 52 points in a game this season, the third highest single-game total in Massachusetts history. Kelly, the Middlesex League MVP, averaged 26.6 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 steals.

Anna Lachenauer

Milton Academy, senior

The 6-3 center averaged 15.4 points, 11.6 rebounds and 8 blocks per game in her dominant final campaign for Milton Academy. Next winter she’ll play for Harvard. Lachenauer is a three-time NEPSAC All-Star and a cum laude student. She also played soccer for the Mustangs.

Maggie Mulligan

Boston Latin,

The 6-2 center averaged 13.4 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 7.6 blocks in her final season. Mulligan finished her career with 1,010 total points, 803 rebounds, and 525 blocks. She will play basketball for the University of Massachusetts at Amherst next year.

Karlie O’Driscoll

Sharon, senior

The Hockomock MVP averaged 17 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 steals in her final season. A member of the 1,00-point club, she was a three-time Hockomock All-Star and will attend Caldwell College next year.

Lauren Petit

Medfield, senior


The senior point guard averaged 13.7 points and 4 assists per game while leading the Warriors to a 21-3 finish. The two-time Tri-Valley MVP finished her career as a four-time league All-Star and will play basketball at Bowdoin College next year.

Ava Small

Woodward, senior

This season, Small became the all-time leading scorer in Woodward school history after being named the IGC League MVP. Small scored her 1,000th career point as a sophomore. She scored 52 points in the first game of this year’s NEPSAC tournament.

Stephanie Soto-Rivera

Beaver Country Day, senior

Soto-Rivera averaged 15.3 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals and earned EIL MVP honors in her final season. A three-time NEPSAC All-Star and four-time EIL All-League selection, Soto-Rivera finished with 1,165 career points.

Catherine Stinson

Lynn English, senior

The senior guard finished her career as a two-time Northeastern Conference MVP and three-time league champion. Stinson topped 1,000 points and 500 assists and capped her career with a Division 1 North title.

Infiniti Thomas-Waheed

Newton North, senior

In her final season at Newton North, Thomas-Waheed reached 1,000 career points and 500 career rebounds. She led the Tigers to a 21-4 finish and a Division 1 South sectional final appearance. Thomas-Waheed will play for Holy Cross next year.

Courtney Walsh

Central Catholic, senior

The Merrimack Valley Conference co-MVP averaged 13 points and five assists per game, leading Central Catholic to the Division 1 North final. A state champion as a junior, Walsh will play basketball at Stonehill next year.

Marge Wilson

Winchendon, sophomore

Named co-captain as a sophomore, the point guard led the team in minutes played, assists (19), and steals (33) and was second in points (170) and rebounds (62). The Girls Independent League co-MVP also plays soccer and lacrosse at Winchendon.

Coaches of the Year

Fred Hogan

Division 1: Lynn English

In his final season as head coach, Hogan led the Bulldogs to the Division 1 Eastern Mass. final. He finished his tenure at Lynn English with a 166-57 record and five Northeastern Conference championships.

Bob Sullivan

Division 2: Duxbury

After losing in the Division 2 South sectional final last year, Sullivan and the Dragons won it this season. The Patriot League champions went 20-0 in the regular season before losing in the state semifinals to finish 24-1.

Jeff Newhall

Division 3: St. Mary’s

Newhall guided his team to a 24-2 record and the Division 3 state title, his second championship in four years. He’s compiled a 188-97 record in his 12 seasons on the job and two Globe Coach of the Year honors.

David Fallon

Division 4: Millis

In his seventh season as head coach at Millis, Fallon did the impossible this season, taking a 10-10 team all the way to a Division 4 state championship. He also won a state title with the Mohawks in 2009.


Atlantic Coast — Falmouth: Jenny Dececco, Taylor Miller. Marshfield: Maggie Ahearn, Erin Callahan, Katie Wheeler. Nauset: Savannah Thomas. Plymouth North: Samantha Burkhead, Joie Grassi, Meghan Walsh. Plymouth South: Christina Jaros, Maddie Norris. Sandwich: Lea Adams.

Bay State — Braintree: Brianna Herlihy, Bridget Herlihy, Molly Reagan, Ashley Russell. Dedham: Brianna Dozier. Milton: Meg Corcoran, Anna Lachenauer, Erika Lamere, Chandler Quintin. Natick: Katie Anderson, Justine Gaziano. Needham: Jackie Arrondo, Alanna Bollas. Newton North: Maddie Bledsoe, Sayawni Lassiter, Amanda Ortiz, Infiniti Thomas-Waheed. Norwood: Maura O’Neill, Meghan Reen. Walpole: Summer King. Wellesley: Sophia Mavrommatis.

Big Three — Brockton: Tatiana Dias, Jalani Jackson, Geornaisha Silva-Moore. Durfee: Brianna Camara, Paulina Feitelberg. New Bedford: Cassie White.

Boston City — Boston English: Willina Garcia, Sherice Jenkins, Ariana Serret. Brighton: Walee Hayek, Myntah Morris, Caren Vaughn. Burke: Emani Roman, Emonyi Smith, Naomi Tapia. Charlestown: Kristen Harris, Kayla O’Brien, Raeonah Willis. CASH: Sharrell Mason, Jailen Royster, Kernisha Smith. Dorchester: Masseny Kaba. East Boston: Chuckearah Johnson, Stephanie Rizzo, Daniela Villegas. Fenway: Cadejia Aust, Takora McIntyre, Jalissa Ross. Latin Academy: Chessie Cox, Margaret Mulligan, Alexandra Wilson. New Mission: Taneja Drayton, De’Andra Humphries, Jazsala Laracuente. O’Bryant: Yonetta Harris, Saran Kaba, Raven Kelsey. Snowden: Imanie Jiles, Stephanie Morales, Kayla Richards. South Boston: Destinee Morris, Daitannah Smith, Elaina Wright-McCarthy. West Roxbury: Lastarrsha Bradham, Yazlyn Robles, Rutheliz Vazquez.

Cape & Islands — Cape Cod Academy: Annalisa Souza, Daphne Vantine. Cape Cod Tech: Shaleka Taylor. Nantucket: Katie Fox, Cara Godlesky, Mackenzie Holdgate. Pope John Paul II: Alana Cotto, Maria Matrango, Haylee Whiteley. Sturgis East: Meaghan Fitzgerald. Sturgis West: Shannon Crowley.

Cape Ann — Hamilton-Wenham: Samantha Charette. Lynnfield: Katherine Lawless, Emma Mancini. Manchester Essex: Sydney Christopher. Masconomet: Meghan Collins, Nicole Femino, Hannah Kiernan. Newburyport: Emily Pettigrew. Pentucket: Mckenna Killian, Kelsi McNamara. Saugus: Norma Waggett.

Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: Olivia Conrad, Alana Gilmer. Arlington Catholic: Maura Buckley, Emma Lutz, Melissa Rogers. Austin Prep: Nicole Hemme. Bishop Fenwick: Collen Corcoran, Gianna Pizzano. Cardinal Spellman: Hayley Wardwell. Cathedral: Deja Kenkins. Lowell Catholic: Liz Friedrich, Monica Pech, Estelle Penta. Marian: Kit Langon. Matignon: Sarah Villanova. Pope John: Gianni Hill, Maggie McCormack, Jade Moore, Linda Perry, Amanda Reis. St. Clement: Sidney Cezil, Katie Monestime, Jessica Popken. St. Joseph’s Prep: Lexie Corey, Aria Ross, Rachel Sansone. St. Mary’s: Kayla Carter, Jennie Mucciarone, Brianna Rudolph, Sharell Sanders.

Catholic Conference — Ursuline: Morgan O’Donnell, Courtney Sepe.

Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Emma Crooks, Tyler Keohan, Rebecca Shamah. Bedford: Kristen Bullock, Amanda Cohen, Samantha Cowen, Alaina Greaney. Boston Latin: Maggie Mulligan. Concord-Carlisle: Chrissy Curran, Angela DeBruzzi, Hannah Deignan. Lincoln-Sudbury: Aimee DeArias, Jody Henkels, Kristen Ngan. Newton South: Emily Chang, Jessa Rubera. Waltham: Courtney Paschal, Taylor Pinzone. Wayland: Bronwyn Davies, Alex VanRooyen. Westford: Hannah Hackley, Samantha Hyslip, Cathryn Sennot, Rebecca Sennott. Weston: Clare Stephens.

Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Lauren Donahue, Maddie Jolin, Brenna Legacy. Bishop Stang: Allison Lake, Abbey Means. Coyle & Cassidy: Linsay Bumila, Stephanie Shiba. Martha’s Vineyard: Kat Debettencourt, Erin Hill. Somerset Berkley: Amanda Holewiak.

EIL — Bancroft: Reese Gibson. Beaver Country Day: Miah Andrews, Ciara Dillon, Stephanie Soto-Rivera. Berwick: Maggie Duchene, Dominique St. Pierre. Concord Academy: Louisa Dodge. Dana Hall: Autumn Ceppi. Lexington Christian: Caroline Niland, Shae Roys. Newton Country Day: Sarah Spellman. Pingree: Haley Sabino. Winsor: Talia Ruxin.

Greater Boston — Cambridge: Sarah Davis-Daniels, Brianna Duncan. Everett: Yemi Okhihan, Savanah Spinney. Malden: Michaela Ilebode, Jamie MacDonald. Medford: Clare Doncaster, Sarah Donnelly. Somerville: Melissa Baptista, Ella Tyler.

Hockomock — Attleboro: Kerri Beland, Brianna LaPlume. Foxborough: Katherine Tamulionis. Franklin: Lexi Martin, Julianne Pisani. Mansfield: Caroline Maher, Janet Maher. North Attleborough: Melissa Beaupre, Danielle Perron. Oliver Ames: Michaela Lievi. Sharon: Lily Abarbanel, Karlie O’Driscoll. Stoughton: Ashley Medeiros.

IGC — Brimmer & May: Kristin Gates. Cambridge Weston: Chloe Knopp. Chapel Hill: Huan Boches. Gann Academy: Tali Anisfeld, Nikki Teperman. Landmark: Brooke Williams. Montrose: Catherine Conroy, Lindsay Lombardo, Elizabeth Wade. Waring: Eleanor Lustig. Woodward: Traci Litthcut, Ava Small.

ISL — BB&N: Courtney Erickson, Lydia Zaleski. Governor’s Academy: Carli Citrano. Lawrence Academy: Emily Pratt, Gabriel Reuter. Milton Academy: Anna Lachenauer. Nobles: Katie Benzan, Lauren Dillon, Kate Kerrigan, Alex Maund. Rivers: Jen Berkowitz, Kristen Daly, Vanessa Edgehill, Julia Thissell. St. George’s: Lane Davis. St. Mark’s: Mathilde Sauquet. St. Paul’s: Cosette Mahre. Thayer: Taylor Block.

Mayflower — Avon: Maggie Duggan. Bishop Connolly: Jessica Fournier. Blue Hills: Michaela Adams, Sinead Dacko, Meg Delaporta. Bristol Aggie: Grace Collard, Hannah Rogers. Bristol-Plymouth: Courtney Mosher. Diman: Katie McDonnell. Norfolk Aggie: Sarah Gordonier. Old Colony: Alex Aspden, Bre Jardin. Sacred Heart: Lauren Melchionda. South Shore Voc-Tech: Kayley McKenney. Southeastern: Neyshmarie Alicea. Tri-County: Kate Cornell, Megan Mulcahy. Upper Cape: Amber DiBona, Krystal DiBona, Alexandra Hill. West Bridgewater: Caroline Nee, Christine Schondek, Brittany Stone, Ericha Whitham. Westport: Brittany Arruda, Samantha Medeiros, Reaghan Tripp.

Merrimack Valley — Andover: Colleen Caveney. Billerica: Shannon Hayes. Central Catholic: Caitlin Dell’Orfano, Alex Nagri, Courtney Walsh, Amanda Williams. Chelmsford: Sara DaSilva, Claire Markey. Lawrence: Genesis Santana. Lowell: Alexi Schecter. North Andover: Leah Chittick, Megan Collins. Tewksbury: Sara Semenza.

Middlesex — Arlington: Mallory DeFeo. Belmont: Ashleigh Chinn. Burlington: Michaela Mazure. Lexington: Anna Kelly. Reading: Bridget Clements, Sarah Haase. Stoneham: Grace Macura. Wakefield: Kristie McNall. Watertown: Gabriella Coppola, Shannon Murphy, Katelyn Rourke. Wilmington: Christina Brent, Rachel Mara. Winchester: Olivia Gaither. Woburn: Samantha D’Angelo, Nicole Rice.

Northeastern — Lynn English: Deidra Newson, Catherine Stinson, Diondra Woumn. Peabody: Carolyn Scacchi. Winthrop: Ashelyne Babb, Kirsten Siscamanis.

Old Colony — Barnstable: Colleen Kenney, Stephanie Martin, Margo Rice. Bridgewater-Raynham: Emily Kenneally, Elise McGovern, Barbara Odiah. Dartmouth: Bailey Peach, Frances Pontes, Nicole Simas, Jenn Wheaton.

Patriot — Duxbury: Maddie Foote, Emma Gill, Catherine Harrison, Molly Quilty. Hanover: Megan Dixon, Stephanie Flynn, Marie Ribadeneyra, Becca Ritchie. Hingham: Sydney Blasetti, Haleigh Welch. Middleborough: Lauren Empey. North Quincy: Grace Geary, Jane Minton, Maya Umoren. Pembroke: Liz Foye. Quincy: Gabriela Jerahian, Nicole Jorgensen, Kayla McArdle. Scituate: Amy McQuaid. Silver Lake: Bridget Hughes, Bri Walker. Whitman-Hanson: Erin Clifford, Marina Kelly.

South Coast — Apponequet: Kailyn Milligan, Callie Nee, Katie Simonson. Bourne: Shelby Corsano, Brie Girouard. Fairhaven: Mariah Nicholas. Greater New Bedford: Nakira Examond, Irisneida Rivera. Wareham: Kia Fernandes, Amber Filkins, Breanna Muir.

South Shore — Abington: Erin Foley, Jen Worden. Cohasset: Emily Rosano, Meg Rosano. East Bridgewater: Sam Cardinal, Olivia Signori. Hull: Grace Ryan. Monomoy: Geia Alverio. Norwell: Sarah Barcomb, Ainsley Beal. Rockland: Ally Cerrato, Kyra Rose.

Tri-Valley — Bellingham: Sabrina Ulsh. Holliston: Kylie Lorenzen. Hopkinton: Meghan Hynes. Medfield: Kristin Fechtelkotter, Lauren Petit. Millis: Amy Assad.