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    2014 Baseball All-Scholastics

    Bridgewater-Raynham’s Joe Freiday fires to first base during a game against Lincoln-Sudbury.
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    Bridgewater-Raynham’s Joe Freiday fires to first base during a game against Lincoln-Sudbury.

    See the athletes and coaches chosen for this year's All-Scholastic team.

    Players of the Year


    Coaches of the Year

    Athletes of the Year

    Alex Joyce

    Division 1A: Newton North

    The Bay State Conference Carey Division MVP capped off a terrific season with the winning RBI in the Super 8 state title game. The Sacred Heart commit batted .424 with 20 RBIs and called every pitch of the season for the Tigers.

    Ryan Pocock

    Division 1: Westford

    On his way to winning Dual County League MVP, Pocock excelled at the plate, batting .405 with eight home runs and 31 RBIs. The Brandeis commit also made eight appearances on the mound and struck out 28 in 24 innings.

    Joe Klingensmith

    Division 2: Masconomet

    The senior dominated on the mound and at the plate while leading Masconomet to the Division 2 state championship. The UMass commit went 10-0 with a 0.83 ERA, striking out 90 over 58.1 innings. The Cape Ann League MVP also batted .361 with four home runs and 21 RBIs.

    David Sampson

    Division 3: Bellingham


    The senior earned Tri-Valley League MVP honors after compiling a 10-1 record with a 1.11 ERA. The Southern New Hampshire commit tossed 76 innings and nine complete games while boasting a 111-to-13 strikeout-to-walk ratio for the Division 3 State champion Blackhawks.

    Michael Young

    Division 4: Pope John Paul II

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    The Cape and Islands League co-MVP batted .513 with three home runs and 35 RBIs while earning a 7-0 record with 41 strikeouts and a 1.13 ERA over 36 innings pitched. The Eckerd College commit helped lead the Lions to the Division 4 state title.


    Bo Berluti

    Westwood, senior

    The senior shortstop batted .438 this season with two home runs and 16 RBIs en route to earning Tri-Valley League offensive player of the year honors. The three-time TVL All-Star led the Wolverines to the Division 2 state title game after they captured the South sectional title.

    Matt Bickford


    The senior saved four games in the first Super 8 tournament as the Wamps reached the state title game. He also drove in five RBIs during the tournament. The Northwestern Oklahoma State commit went 6-2 with a 1.07 ERA this season

    Peter Clark

    Gloucester, senior

    The Northeastern Conference MVP batted .531 with six home runs and 21 RBIs this spring. Clark struck out 41 over 53.2 innings, compiling a 5-1 record with a 2.09 ERA, leading the Fishermen to the Division 2 North title game and a 20-3 record.

    Joe Freiday

    Bridgewater-Raynham, senior


    The Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year, Freiday batted .457 with seven home runs and 35 RBIs for the Super 8 participant Trojans. The 6-4 Virginia Tech commit earned co-MVP honors for the Old Colony League while captaining B-R to a 20-4 record.

    Keenan Iuliano

    Brimmer & May, junior

    Iuliano helped Brimmer & May win the MBIL championship and was named league MVP. The junior led the team with a .485 batting average and will return as co-captain next season. Iuliano also plays soccer and basketball.

    Brandon Lopez

    Governor’s Academy, junior

    The junior earned ISL co-MVP honors after throwing a no-hitter and two one-hitters this season en route to a 6-0 record. He finished the season with a 0.48 ERA and 75 strikeouts. Lopez also plays football at Governor’s Academy.

    Chris Murphy

    Billerica, senior

    The senior was named Merrimack Valley Conference Division 2 player of the year after going 6-1 with a 1.35 ERA. The Maine commit struck out 88 batters over 56.1 innings. The Toronto Blue Jays drafted him in the 29th round of the 2014 MLB Draft.

    Matt Nicholson

    Rockland, senior

    As a senior, Nicholson was named South Shore League MVP after batting .508 with two home runs and 16 RBIs for the Bulldogs this spring. The Merrimack commit was a three-time South Shore League All-Star with efficient defense in center field.

    Sean O’Neill



    The righthanded pitcher was named Middlesex League Liberty MVP because of a his 8-1 record, 0.91 ERA, and 81 strikeouts. At the plate, the Brandeis commit batted .354 with three home runs and 19 RBIs for the league champion Rockets.

    Jordan Papula

    Bancroft, sophomore

    The sophomore hit .404 this season with 20 runs scored and 8 RBIs. As a catcher, Papula threw out 12 of 28 potential base stealers, and he earned a 3-1 record with a 1.98 ERA while pitching. Papula also plays golf at Bancroft.

    Harrison Roberson

    Belmont Hill, senior

    The two-time all-league senior shortstop posted a .490 batting average this season while leading Belmont Hill to a 19-1 record and an ISL championship. Roberson, also a two-time all-league basketball player, will attend Amherst College in the fall.

    Evan Roberts

    St. John’s Prep,

    After allowing just 11 runs in 66.2 innings in earning an 8-2 record, Roberts was named Catholic Conference MVP. The Davidson College commit helped lead St. John’s Prep to the second seed in the inaugural Super 8 tournament.

    Teddy Rodliff

    Newton North,

    The Stony Brook commit served as the ace of a Newton North staff that led the Tigers to the Super 8 state championship. Rodliff boasted a 6-0 record and 0.19 ERA this spring and did not lose a single game during his high school career.

    Jordan Roper

    Lynnfield, senior

    The two-year captain hit for a .439 average on 29 hits with two home runs and 20 RBIs en route to earning Cape Ann League player of the year honors. An Assumption commit, he led the Pioneers to three CAL titles over his career.

    Tyler Schermerhorn


    The Division 1 Merrimack Valley player of the year helped lead the Red Raiders to the Super 8 tournament this season. The Endicott commit batted .329 with 13 RBIs and scored 17 runs. On the mound, he earned a 6-2 record with a 3.00 ERA over 51 innings.

    Anthony Videtto

    Silver Lake, sophomore

    Just a sophomore, Videtto went 10-1 with a 1.14 ERA for the Super 8 participant Lakers this spring, hurling 62.1 innings, striking out 77, and allowing just 12 earned runs. The Patriot League All-Star also hit .314 with 11 RBIs, 5 doubles, and 2 triples.

    Coaches of the Year

    Kevin Igoe

    Division 1: Norwood

    In his third year at Norwood, the Xaverian and Boston College alum led the Mustangs to a 16-10 record and the South Division 1 sectional championship. Under Igoe’s watch, Norwood advanced to the Division 1 state championship for the first time since 1943.

    Joe Siciliano

    Division 1A: Newton North

    In his 28th season at the helm of the Tigers, Siciliano led Newton North to a 23-1 record and the ever Super 8 state championship with a 6-2 win over Braintree. Newton North will return many key pieces from his title team next spring.

    T.J. Baril

    Division 2: Masconomet

    In his two years in Topsfield, Baril joined with assistants Mike Linehan and Bryan Duplissie to go 41-8 and win the Division 2 state title. The former Swampscott coach is a Bishop Fenwick graduate who went on to play at St. Amselm.

    T.J. Chiappone

    Division 3: Bellingham

    The 20-year coach led Bellingham to the Tri-Valley League title and South sectional title en route to the Blackhawks’ run to the Division 3 state crown this spring. Chiappone guided his senior-laden squad to a 22-3 overall record.

    Matthew Stone

    Division 4: Lowell Catholic

    In his third year guiding the Fighting Crusaders, Stone led Lowell Catholic to the Catholic Conference Small championship and the Division 4 North sectional title. Stone’s squad earned a 21-3 record the season after winning the 2013 Division 4 title.


    Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Mike Dunn, Liam Matheson. Falmouth: Ryan Johnson. Marshfield: Nick DeGrenier. Nauset: Antonio Espinosa, Noah Grevelis, Colin Mason, Gerritt Merrill, Will Shackleford. Plymouth North: Brian Christian, Colin Nicklas, Colby Randall, Joe Walsh. Plymouth South: Luke Dickerson, Mark Mineo, Tyler Morini. Sandwich: Riley Sorenson, John Stanton.

    Bay State — Braintree: Cal Berman, Matt Bickford, Connor Columbus, Gino LaRossa, Bob McNiff. Brookline: Ervin Kantardzic. Dedham: Ronny Pucci. Milton: Colin McCabe. Natick: Brady Furdon. Newton North: Alex Joyce, Ben Porter, Teddy Rodliff. Norwood: John Galvin. Walpole: Ian Fair, James Smith. Wellesley: Jack Dolan, Cosimo Ferrante, Nir Liebenthal, Jack Porter, Peter Stabnick. Weymouth: Ryan Ainslie.

    Big Three — Brockton: Darien Bermudez, William Francis, Patrick Healy, Aaron Williams. Durfee: Alex Benevides, J.P. Bonanca, Justin Martinho. New Bedford: Nick Bergantim, Chandler Debrosse, Andrew Rapoza, Jered Shuster, Dominic Souza.

    Boston City — Boston English: Frankely Gonzalez. Boston International: William Arias, Randy Gonzalez, Andrew Mateo. Brighton: Jose Crespo, Reinaldo Moreta, Jesus Soto. Burke: Shariff Means, Brandon Newell, Luis Torres. Charlestown: Alberto Acevedo, Luis Atiles, Carlos Jimenez. Dorchester: Moises Beltre, Tyrone Bozeman. East Boston: Connor Henry, Rafael Rodriguez, Michael Theriault. Fenway: Manny Alaverez, Julian Gonzalez, Jeaden Suazo. Latin Academy: Nick Duenas, Edward Funes, Mark Guerard. Madison Park: Hugo Mateo, Daurys Pena, Luis Santana. New Mission: Marvi Francisco, Andy Gonzalez. O’Bryant: Fernanco Burgos. Snowden: Luis Medina, Eliu Olmo, Victor Velazquez. South Boston: Manny Esteves, Denzel Reyes, Triet Vo. West Roxbury: Brian Navarro, Vinachi Pujols Jose, Esdras Rojas.

    Cape & Islands — Cape Cod Academy: Dan Crossen. Cape Cod Tech: Sean Corbett, Reilly Kannally. Nantucket: Will Ferreira, Riley Fusaro, Ryan Holdgate, Andrew Ray. Pope John Paul II: Ben Gibson, Austin Houlihan, Brady Jones, Kevin Marsh, Colin Russell, Matt Santos, Michael Young. Sturgis East: Luke Chevalier, Kyle Coolidge, Cooper Gavin, Austin Taubert. Sturgis West: Jake Nelson, Finn Swenson.

    Cape Ann — Amesbury: Mac Short. Georgetown: Colby Ingraham, Ben Noelk. Hamilton-Wenham: Austin Michel. Lynnfield: Jordan Roper. Masconomet: Tommy Budrewicz, Greg Dougherty, Joe Klingensmith, Mike Manni, Will Twiss. North Reading: Scott Allan, Colby Maiola. Pentucket: Ryan Kuchar. Saugus: Kyle Autilio, Dan Cacciola. Triton: Justin Cashman.

    Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: Mike Davis, Matt Downing, Ryan Earle, CJ Golbranson, Ed Riley. Arlington Catholic: Kyle Boudrias, Justin DeMarco, Paul Frisoli, Ryan Spagnoli, Matt Wesoloski. Austin Prep: Rich Gilbride, Nicholas Mulcahy, Ryan Roche. Bishop Fenwick: Nick Bona, Mike Compatelli, Tom Parsons, Will Vigneron. Cardinal Spellman: Ryan Gallagher, Nick Kinsella, Collin Sullivan. Cathedral: Ivan Gonzalez, Cliff Guerrero, Francisco Napolitano, Kyle Ortiz. Cristo Rey: Rodney Dellarosa, Alex Nival, Randy Tejeda. Lowell Catholic: Brandon Bursey, Tom Calahane, Aaron Crandall, Andrew Fisher, Connor Sullivan, James Sullivan. Marian: Brian Leblanc, Zach MacGregor, Nick Piselli, Ryan Tomlinson. Matignon: Cam Monagle. Pope John: Anthony Cuellar, Enrique Serrano, Jake Vetree. St. Clement: Jake Scanlon. St. Joseph’s Prep: Marc Brenn, Brandon Furlan. St. Mary’s: Matt Costanza, Antonio Felix, Bryan Nerich, Clay Yiancopolous.

    Catholic Conference — BC High: Andrew Jading, Chris LaLiberte. Catholic Memorial: Tyler Bell, Trevor Cooley, Kevin Doody, Sean Scales, Patrick Shore. Malden Catholic: Ryan Covelle, Ethan Harris, Steve Passatempo, Jake Witkowski. St. John’s Prep: Max Burt, Michael Geaslen, Nick Latham, Rosario Missiti, Evan Roberts, Justin Snyder. Xaverian: Trevor McQuade, Worth Walrod.

    Commonwealth — Chelsea: Armando Montes, Carlos Vega. Greater Lawrence: Javier Franjul, Sebastian Pereya, Many Rosario, Yonelvis Sanchez. Greater Lowell: Luis Medina, Bob Paquette, Nik Powers, Josh Voulgaris. Minuteman: Liam Moore, Wyatt Rojo. Mystic Valley: Darren Coleman, Mike Hooley, Devin Pierce. North Shore: JT Bisazza, Mike Mitchell, Jeff White. Northeast: Anthony Aresco, Freddy Burns, Pedro DelToro. Shawsheen: Shawn Costa, James Gibb, Tim Lavoie, Matt Lucia. Whittier: Josh Barton, Jaylin Deveau, Ralph Francesconi.

    Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Davis Fallon, Josh Geller, Bobby Pederson, Noah Zavolas. Bedford: Connor Green, Greg Hickox, Joey Zampell. Boston Latin: Patrick Naughton, Brian O’Dowd. Concord-Carlisle: Jack Kingman, CJ McKennett, Spencer Meyer. Lincoln-Sudbury: Owen Bautze, Matt Brandbent, Sam Colello, Sid Warrenbrand. Newton South: Erik Manditch. Waltham: Joe Dwyer, Ricky Manning, Nick Neshe. Wayland: Zack Aresty, Ben Verdi. Westford: Cam McDonald, Ryan Pocock. Weston: Blake Asis, Max Grundy, Robert Ivey, Brooks Parker.

    Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Luke Arieta, Jake D’Ercole, Teddy O’Heir, Alex Perry, Alex Richardson. Bishop Stang: Andrew Dessert, Luc Sauve. Coyle & Cassidy: John Boulay, John Monahan, Brian Peck, Harry Southworth. Martha’s Vineyard: Mike Mussell. Somerset Berkley: Nick Carreira, Chris Padula, Christopher Wood.

    EIL — Bancroft: Peter Bovenzi, Jesse Braith, Aditya Dharampuriya, Jordan Papula. Berwick: Stephen Terenzio, Cam Toohey, Seth Wyskiel. Concord Academy: Josh Calka. Landmark: Jon Barrett. Lexington Christian: Tim Chadieux, Dillon Koster. Pingree: Harry Copeland, Jeff Depiero, Reese Fulmer, Ryan St. Pierre. Portsmouth Abbey: Will Benhke, Rob Tuite.

    Greater Boston — Cambridge: Elijah Booker, Ted Downing, Eric Ramirez, Eric Smith-Sokol. Everett: Lawrence Falter, Justin Johnson, Michael Rossi, Tommy Woodard. Malden: Bobby Madden. Medford: Justin Allie, Dave Center, Mike Center, Ryan Colbert, Andrew Cronin, Eric Spinale. Somerville: Jonathan Santana-Arias.

    Hockomock — Attleboro: Ryan Bowen, Steven Knox, Max Lancaster. Canton: Sam Larson, Pat Vartanian. Foxborough: Connor Longley. King Philip: Eric Cote, Michael Murray. Mansfield: Zac Courier, Geff Perrillo. Milford: Drew Wilde. North Attleborough: Jake Lang, Liam O’Donnell. Oliver Ames: Mike Ferrara, Erin Lynch, Brendan Welch. Sharon: Michael Birschbach. Stoughton: Zach Gibb, Jovani Pires. Taunton: Zach Bowden.

    ISL — Belmont Hill: Nolan Brennan, Danny Kelly, Charlie McConnell, Harrison Roberson, Ben Wagner. BB&N: Cole O’Connor, Cam O’Neill, Nick Sadler, Mike Samko. Governor’s Academy: Bobby Leyman, Brandon Lopez. Groton: Joe Gentile, John Lamont, Ben Ostecholtz. Middlesex: Drew Coash. Milton Academy: Austin Johnson. Nobles: Johnny McCarthy, Cody Todesco. Rivers: Connor Rooney, Matt Treveloni. Roxbury Latin: Duncan Finigan, Joe Lomuscio. St. George’s: Sam Alofsin. St. Mark’s: Ryan Ferland. St. Paul’s: Aidan McKee. St. Sebastian’s: Justin Bellinger, Andrew Corcoran, Pat McGowan. Thayer: Tom Clarkson, Christopher DiGiacomo, Nick Falkson, Ryan Murray.

    Mayflower — Avon: Zach Churchey. Bishop Connolly: Brian Quinn, Jack Santoro, Mike Sullivan, Mitch Walsh. Blue Hills: John Crowley, David Neil, Nick Prisco, Mark Travers. Bristol Aggie: Josh Capello, Connor Dugan. Bristol-Plymouth: Matt Cassese, Josh Moitoza, Ryan Silva. Diman: Brandon Antone, Bryce Antone, Austin Crowninshield, Christopher Marques. Holbrook: Matthew Dunne, Dylan Edes, Chris Langley, Doug Phinney. Norfolk Aggie: Nate Quinlan, Evan Witherbee. Old Colony: Nick Kourafas, Drew Maurer, Tyler Mcalpine, Jacob Pringle. Sacred Heart: Nick Weir. South Shore Voc-Tech: Pat Croghan, Ben Joyce. Southeastern: Rich Alger. Tri-County: Nate Lagos. Upper Cape: Randy Frazier, Trevor Rowe, Cooper Thornell, Ben White. West Bridgewater: Brandon Bercovitz, Derek O’Brien, Jared Sharkey, Tyler Taccini. Westport: Matt Murphy.

    Merrimack Valley — Andover: Alex Brickman. Billerica: Eric Eknaian, Rob Gambale, Chris Murphy. Central Catholic: Kevin Regan. Chelmsford: Quinn Cooney, Michael DeDonato. Dracut: Stig McElhinney, Dan Zabbo. Haverhill: Evan Penney. Lawrence: Johan Vargas. Lowell: Connor Callery, Brock Riley, Tyler Schermerhorn. Methuen: Enrique Veras. North Andover: Matt Varoutsos.

    Middlesex (Freedom) — Burlington: Dan Piotti, Chris Sharpe. Stoneham: Anthony Annunziata, Jeff Fagan, Drew Johnson, Christian Keskinidis. Wakefield: Chris McNall. Watertown: Erik Antonellis, Kevin Arsenault, Austin Farry, TJ Hairston. Wilmington: Mike Curtis, Jimmy Davey, Jackson Gillis, James Hill.

    Middlesex (Liberty) — Arlington: Emmit Rojo, John Roop. Belmont: Cole Bartles, Brendan Shea. Lexington: Holden Bruce, Jeff Costello, Chris Ruocco. Reading: Brandon Mullarkey, Sean O’Neill, Ryan Wynns. Winchester: Billy Christopher, Graeme Davis, Brendan Greene. Woburn: Joe Miller, Natalex Torres.

    Northeastern — Danvers: Brandon Hyde, Andrew Olszak. Gloucester: Peter Clark, Jordan Pallazola. Lynn Classical: Brad Scuzzarella. Lynn English: Kyle O’Connor. Peabody: David Apostolides, Ryan Collins, Matt Correale, Andrew Mclaughlin, Mike Petrosino. Revere: Dillon Kalloch.

    Old Colony — Barnstable: Donnie Brodd, Derek Estes, Chris Fowler, Jack Harrington, Hayden Murphy, Cody Pasic, Tyler Shibles, TJ Wardwell. Bridgewater-Raynham: Tyler Carey, Jack Connelly, Corey Dinunno, Joe Freiday, Andrew Noviello, Connor Sullivan. Dartmouth: Ryan Gaydou, Nick Paine, Dan Southerland, Jack Sylvia, Jackson White.

    Patriot — Duxbury: Jake Foote, Kevin O’Rourke, Jackson Sinnott, Cam Walsh. Hanover: David Griffin, Ryan Kelleher. Hingham: John Carlson, Austin Irvin. Middleborough: Cody Braga, Taylor Frazier, Neil Perry, Chris Reed. North Quincy: Andrew Currie. Pembroke: Drew CaraDonna, Kevin Jones, Connor Pijankowski. Quincy: Matt Davis, Kenny Sorenson. Scituate: Christian Brady. Silver Lake: Matt Cauchon, Jason Johndrow, Josh O’Neill, Anthony Videtto. Whitman-Hanson: Evan Derochea.

    South Coast — Apponequet: Zach Bernard, Matt Michael. Case: Zack Correll, Cotey Monte. Dighton-Rehoboth: Ryan Murphy, Joey Rogers, Justin Walsh. Fairhaven: Justin Jacobsen, Matt Myers. Greater New Bedford: Cody Hinchcliffe. Old Rochester: Cannon Besse, Andrew Ryan, Austin Salkind. Seekonk: Jesse Archambault, Jacob Robataille.

    South Shore — Abington: Bryan Dwyer, Jake Quinlan, Matt Whalen. Carver: Tommy Contos. Cohasset: Tim Cavanaro, Brett Dooley, Terence Doonan, Colin Gideon-Murphy. East Bridgewater: Connor Gavin, Ty Jenkins, Mike Kelly, Chris Leavitt, Jake Pierce. Hull: Ryan O’Donnell. Mashpee: Nick Carpenter. Monomoy: Matt Cook, Juan Gonzalez. Norwell: Chris Ferraro, Cam Labadie, Tom Larson. Rockland: Matt Nicholson.

    Tri-Valley — Ashland: Filip Cooper. Bellingham: Brad Rebello, David Sampson. Holliston: Matt Jeye. Hopkinton: Nick Burns. Medway: Aidan Burke. Millis: Matt Fogarty. Norton: Shinnosuke Furukawa, Brad Wry. Westwood: Eric Bamford, Bo Berluti, Dan Howard.

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