2015 Gymnastics All-Scholastics
Heather Gomes, Beverly
A four-time All-Scholastic, Gomes was gymnast of the year for the second consecutive season. The senior finished first in the all-around at the North sectional and first at states. She will compete for the Mass. senior national team.
Isabella Antonangeli, Bridgewater-Raynham, junior
The West Bridgewater student competes on the B-R co-op team. At the Coaches Invitational she took first place in the all-around. At the South sectional she finished fifth. The junior also was first in the Cranberry League all-around.
Courtney Carver, Andover, senior
A repeat All-Scholastic, Carver was eighth in the Coaches Invitational and second in the all-around at the North sectional, where she helped Andover finish first. Carver will compete for the senior national team.
Taylor Dimond, Falmouth, senior
Dimond was ninth in the all-around at the state championship and seventh in the South sectional. She qualified for the senior national team and is a Level 9 in USA Gymnastics. She is a two-time Cranberry League All-Star.
Kelly Doherty, Woburn, senior
Doherty finished fifth in the North Sectional all-around and won the Middlesex League’s all-around title. The senior had a second-place finish on the beam at the state meet, and is a member of the high school national team.
Lauren Hansen, Barnstable, sophomore
Hansen helped Barnstable to an undefeated season and its 11th state title. She was seventh in the Coaches Invitational and second in the South sectional all-around. Hansen, a Level 10 gymnast, is a Cranberry League All-Star.
Camila Hernandez, Newton South, senior
Hernandez finished third in the all-around at the state championship. The senior was sixth at the Coaches Invitational and fourth at the North sectional all-around. Hernandez also won the DCL championships’ all-around.
Kaitlyn McDonald, Andover, sophomore
McDonald helped Andover finish second at states and first in the North sectional championship. The sophomore finished seventh at the state championship and sixth in the North sectional all-around.
Hannah Moynihan, Oliver Ames, freshman
Moynihan was ninth in the Coaches Invitational. Moynihan’s 9.8 on bars was the best at the Hockomock championships, where she was first in the all-around. Moynihan is a four-time member of the Hockomock 9.5 Club.
Nicole Stevens, North Andover, senior
A repeat All-Scholastic, Stevens was fifth in the all-around at the Coaches Invitational and was a state champion on the beam. She holds school records on the beam, floor, and all-around, and is on the Mass. senior national team.
Tali Twomey, Barnstable, junior
A three-time All-Scholastic, Twomey helped lead Barnstable to its 11th MIAA state championship. The junior finished second in the Coaches Invitational, won the South all-around title, and was second at the state championship.
Kalena Wang, Newton South, junior
A repeat All-Scholastic, Wang finished 10th in the all-around at the state meet. The junior helped her team finish third at the MIAA state championships. She finished second at the DCL championships and led the Lions to the team title.
Alexa Wilson, Barnstable, junior
Yet another important cog in Barnstable’s run to another state title, Wilson was fourth at the Coaches Invitational and second all-around in the Cranberry League championships. She was a vault champion at regionals.
Girls’ Coach of the Year
A former Barnstable All-Scholastic, Pires was Falmouth’s first coach when the program was started two years ago. This year she led the Clippers to second place in the Cranberry League, third at South sectionals and sixth at the state meet.
Boys’ Gymnast of the Year
Jonathan Wang, Newton North
The returning gymnast of the year, Wang lead Newton North to a state championship, where he placed first in all six events for the second year in a row. The junior dominated at the state championship, accumulating a 53.1 all-around score.
Zachary Cyr, Burlington, freshman
Cyr finished fourth in the all-around at the state championship with a 37.25. He also finished second on the vault at the state meet. The freshman is an honor roll student who also plays football and lacrosse for Burlington.
Cody Davison, Burlington, freshman
Davison finished fifth in the all-around at the state meet. The freshman finished fourth on the floor and sixth on the parallel bars at the state championship. Davison is an honor roll student who also plays football and runs track.
Matthew DePippo, Attleboro, senior
DePippo, a three-time All-Scholastic, placed third in the all-around at the state championship. DePippo is an an honor roll student and was named the Senior Gymnast of the Year. He is committed to Mass. Maritime Academy.
Tomer Keren, Newton North, senior
Keren was a key figure in Newton’s run to a state title. At the state meet he finished sixth in the all-around and was second on the high bars. At the 2014 Coaches Invitational, Keren finished first on the vault and fourth on the floor.
Brian Ulbrich, Attleboro, freshman
Ulbrich finished second in the all-around at the MIAA state meet. The freshman is a five-time state medalist and qualified for the New England Regional meet. Ulbrich is a USA Level 8 gymnast and a high honors student.
Boys’ Coach of the Year
Division 1: Braintree
Ellis, who has been involved with gymnastics for 30 years, was coach of the year in 2011. This year he led Braintree to a fifth-place finish at the MIAA state meet. Ellis was a gymnast at Braintree and Southern Conn..