2015 Boys’ Lacrosse All-Scholastics
Division 1: Eric Holden, Lincoln-Sudbury
Holden helped lead the Warriors to their first Division 1 state title in 21 years, scoring two goals in the championship game. The junior finished the season with 74 goals and 50 assists. Holden is a Hobart College commit.
Division 1: Harlan Smart, Lincoln-Sudbury
Smart helped lead the Warriors to a Division 1 state title. The All-American scored two early goals in the championship game. Smart, a midfielder, had 47 goals and 26 assists in the spring. The junior is a Dartmouth commit.
Division 2: John MacLean, Medfield
MacLean led the Warriors to their second straight Division 2 title. The junior was the Tri-Valley League MVP and had 95 points. MacLean, a BU commit, was an All-American, and has 151 goals and 61 assists in his career.
Division 3: Grant Gregory, Dover-Sherborn
The senior attackman and All-American is the Raiders’ all-time leading scorer with 267 career goals. He had 61 in 2015 and added 43 assists. Gregory helped lead the Raiders to a Division 3 title. He will play lacrosse at BU.
Will Blumenberg, Concord-Carlisle, senior
Blumenberg, a four-time DCL All-Star, earned All-American honors this spring. He helped to carry the Patriots to a 14-5 season and had 43 goals and 24 assists, finishing his career with 246 points. He’ll attend Colgate.
Caleb Geitz, Lincoln-Sudbury, junior
Geitz was a crucial part of the Division 1 state champions’ defense. The junior helped the Warriors hold Duxbury to just four goals in the title game. Geitz, a second-team All-American, also plays football at Lincoln-Sudbury.
Matt Hecker, Needham, senior
Hecker led Needham to an 18-2 record and the top seed in Division 1 South. The senior was named All-American, as well as Bay State Conference MVP. The defenseman caused 64 turnovers in 2015 and added three assists.
JT Kelly, Acton-Boxboro, senior
Kelly totaled 87 points for the Colonials this season and was a key figure in A-B’s 2014 run to a state title. The senior was a two-time All-American and a three-time Dual County League All-Star. Kelly finished with 194 career points.
Cole Kissick, Cohasset, senior
The midfielder helped lead the Skippers to a Division 3 South title after winning the state championship in 2014. The senior was named All-American and was a South Shore League All-Star. Kissick scored 210 career points.
AJ Kucinski, BC High, junior
Kucinski led the Eagles to an 18-3 record and a spot in the Division 1 South semifinals. The junior was a Catholic Conference All-Star and a second team All-American. Kucinski scored 56 goals and added 57 assists in 2015.
Bailey Laidman, Dover-Sherborn, sophomore
Laidman helped propel the Raiders to a Division 3 state title. The attackman netted 61 goals and had 23 assists. A sophomore, Laidman is already committed to North Carolina. Laidman helped his team finish 20-3 in 2015.
Hunter Marston, Duxbury, senior
Marston was named Patriot League MVP and helped lead the Dragons to the Division 1 state final. The senior bolstered the defense. He was also named All-American and will attend Ohio State.
Will Murphy, Medfield, senior
Murphy led the Warriors’ defense throughout its tournament run, which ended in a Division 2 state title. The senior All-American was named Tri-Valley Defensive Player of the Year, finishing his career with 107 caused turnovers.
Jack Santilli, Hingham, senior
Santilli helped take the Harbormen deep into the tournament this spring, driving them to a Division 2 state semifinal berth. The senior All-American goalie was stellar in the postseason, allowing only eight goals in three games.
Jeff Statile, Ipswich, senior
The senior goalie backstopped the Tigers to the Division 3 North title. Ipswich rode a 10-game winning streak into the title game. A two-time captain, he was named Cape Ann League MVP. He’ll attend Mass Maritime.
Liam Stauss, Duxbury, senior
Stauss, an All-American defenseman, helped the Dragons reach the Division 1 state title game for the second straight year. The senior was part of a defense that allowed double-digit scoring in only three games this season.
Michael Toomey, Xaverian, junior
Toomey was named All-American and a Catholic Conference All-Star. The junior goaltender led the Hawks to a 13-7 record, which included an eight-game winning streak. He plans to attend Villanova.
Jeff Trainor, Billerica, junior
Trainor was a big part of the Indians’ tournament run which ended with an appearance in the Division 1 North title game. Trainor was named All-American and MVC MVP. The junior had 36 goals and 47 assists this spring.
Brooks Tyrrell, Marblehead, senior
Tyrrell led the Magicians to the Division 2 North sectional finals. He had 77 goals and 34 assists in 2015 and finished his career with 234 points. He was named the Globe’s Male Athlete of the Year and will attend Notre Dame.
Jack Vail, Franklin, senior
The senior attackman helped lead the Panthers, who finished first in the Hockomock League, to a 17-4 record and an appearance in the Division 1 South semis. Vail was the league MVP and will play lacrosse at Springfield College.
Coaches of the Year
Division 1: Brian Vona, Lincoln-Sudbury
Vona led the Warriors to a Division 1 title, ending a championship drought of over two decades. Vona has been at L-S since 2000. He credits the team’s success to assistant coaches Tim Jason, Jason Orlando, and Jake Beebe.
Division 2: John Pynchon, Beverly
Pynchon led the Panthers to a Division 2 North sectional title. The Panthers were also Northeastern Conference champions, finishing with a record of 17-7. Pynchon has been coaching for eight years and is 111-58 at Beverly
Division 3: Glenn Foster, Ipswich
Foster led the Tigers to a Division 3 North title. Ipswich finished the season 16-2 and won the Cape Ann League. Foster, an Ipswich alum, has been coaching lacrosse for 31 years and has coached the Tigers to 233 wins.
Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Ian Crosby, Andrew Jamiel, Sean McNamara, Dan Robles. Falmouth: Andrew Franks, Arlin Moore. Marshfield: Jake Crossman, Connor Finerty, Andrew Fithian, Matt McHugh, Jack O'Riordan, Kenney Parnell, Ted Powers, Trevor Scollins, Jack Shaw. Nauset: Hunter Ohnmeiss, Nick Ramirez. Sandwich: James Buttafuocco, Zach Gorrasi, Tucker Herndon, Brian Wahle.
Bay State — Braintree: Tim Collins, Tom Costello, Tim Miller. Brookline: Danny Farrell, Clay Goldthwait, Jesse Leung. Needham: Sam Eisenstadt, Matt Hecker, Cliff Kurker, Aaron Maslow, David O’Connor, Luke Passcucci, Tim Peterson, Tom Stemberg, Cam Wolfe. Newton North: Bryce Adam, Darien Clay. Walpole: Charlie Harrington, Dan Ryan. Wellesley: David Jennings, Kerry Lyne, TJ Noonan.
Cape & Islands — Nantucket: James Aloisi, Patrick Finlay, Dana Sundell. St. John Paul II: Nick Anketel, Allen Fox, Griffin Guerin. Sturgis East: Sawyer Gibbons. Sturgis West: Michael Noonan, Troy Wiper.
Cape Ann — Hamilton-Wenham: Jimmy Littlefield. Ipswich: Robbie Glavin, Vinny Martineau, Jeff Statile. Lynnfield: Pat Garrity, Jon Knee. Masconomet: Kevin Gilbert, Cam Jung, Harris Moody, Corey Tines. Newburyport: J.J. Bajko, Matthew Kelleher, Michael Shay. North Reading: Tom Lewis, Nicholas Ponte. Pentucket: Jeff Porter, Josh Wesolowski.
Catholic Conference — BC High: Oskar Djusberg, Sam Friedman, AJ Kucinski. Catholic Memorial: Curt Bletzer, Tyler Bogart, Kam Gingrass. Malden Catholic: John Kazerian. St. John’s Prep: Pat Foley, Derek Yannone. Xaverian: Joseph Gaziano, Will McCarthy, Nick Shaw, Sean Sperzel, Michael Toomey.
Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Sean Crimmins, JT Kelly, Mike McGovern, Sam Witt. Bedford: David Bartkus, Liam Doyle, Brendan Flynn, Matt Judge. Boston Latin: Dan McLaughlin, Jimmy O’Leary. Cambridge: Sam Fulweiler, Lewis Jaworski. Concord-Carlisle: Will Blumenberg, Pat Crowley, Aidan Cyr, Austin Hoey. Lincoln-Sudbury: Junior Almeida, Nick Brindisi, Caleb Geitz, Eric Holden, Eamon Hunter, Connor McCarthy, Harlan Smart, Hrlan Smart. Newton South: Jack Briney. Waltham: Adam Becker, Jonathan Coates, Conor Lenfest, Charlie O’Donnel, Joe Pescatore. Wayland: Scott Carvalho, Mike Connell, Jimmy Lampert, Peter Orlandella. Westford: Kevin Enos, Shane Kilday. Weston: Will Christiansen, Tom Dell’Ario, Andrew Hall, Matt Pearlstein, Jack Suominen, Miller Ward, Liam Wrean.
Hockomock — Canton: Ben O’Neill, Michael Pigeon, Paul Swart. Foxborough: Pat McCarthy. Franklin: Alec Borkowski, Eric Civetti, Austin Kent, Sean Lockhart, Kyle Longren, D.J. Shea, Mike Sullivan, Jack Vail. King Philip: Lukas Cepkauskas, Brandon King, Paul Macrina. North Attleborough: Kyle Chretien, Sean Young. Sharon: Joshua Rotman.
Mayflower — Bishop Connolly: Benjamin Kaliff. Blue Hills: Nate Newman. Cape Cod Tech: Dresdan Briand, Michael Looney. Old Colony: Zach Collard. Sacred Heart: Steve Fherm, Kam Murphy, Loren Simpson. South Shore Voc-Tech: Domenic Varasso. Southeastern: Mike McKeon, Joseph Peluso. Tri-County: Jake Ducharme, Michael Goss, Aaron Moreau, Aaron Moriarty. Upper Cape: Dylan Derby, Robert Fluke.
Merrimack Valley — Andover: Brian Duffy, Zach Walker. Billerica: Dean Brooks, Tyler Canto, Kevin Casey, Drew Laundry, Danny Lynch, Jim McLaughlin, Jeff Trainor. Central Catholic: Jack McInnis, Alex Parent, David Sheehan. Lowell: Aidan Conlon. North Andover: Steve Canale, Drew Guisinger, Matt Moody, Joe Samuelman, Pat Sweeney. Tewksbury: James Hirtle, James Sullivan.
Middlesex (Freedom) — Burlington: Nikko D’Eramo, Tom Lyons. Melrose: Tom Calvert, Ryan McDermott, Mike Pedrini, Jack Seibert. Wakefield: Dylan Brady, Austin Collard, Alex Flynn, Brandon Grinnell, Steve Marino, Kevin Russo, M.J. Urbano. Watertown: Anthony Busconi, Angel Carrion, Nick Giordano.
Middlesex (Liberty) — Belmont: Trey Butler. Lexington: Andrew Greer, Ben Hagan, Alex Lenrow, Rob Zedros. Reading: Will Connery, Dan Cozzi, Colin Doherty, Jack Geiger, Will Murray, Kevin Tobin. Winchester: Jack McGowan, Billy Miller, Dan O’Connell. Woburn: Chris Morgan.
Northeastern — Beverly: Sam Abate, Clinton Cabral, Bryan Flaherty, Jordan Rawding. Danvers: James Curley. Gloucester: Jason Erwin, Winslow Lewis. Lynn Classical: Corey Wojewodzic. Marblehead: Nathan Maselek, Brooks Tyrrell. Peabody: Josh Fiore, Tim January, Jason Marshall, Matt Pino. Salem: Keenan Brown, Seattle Montalvo, Brent Rubin, Eamon Williamson. Saugus: Chris Sanderson. Swampscott: Devin Conroy, Jason Dignan, Andrew Dove, Josh Merritt, Tucker Merritt, Spencer Mulvey. Winthrop: Daniel Brogan, Rolando Recinos.
Old Colony — Barnstable: Josh Bestford, Bo Delaney, Brener DeSouza, Mike McDonough, Stephen Megnia, Nick Passalugo. Bridgewater-Raynham: Matt Clement, Cam Goodrich, Gavin Perry, Connor Reid, Travis Reid, Matt Sheehan. Dartmouth: Logan Crane, Cole Jacobson, David Lahti, Sean Smialek. New Bedford: Canondale LeDuc.
Patriot — Duxbury: Niall Dillon, Brendan Duffy, Shawn Errasti, Conor Hunt, Hunter Marston, Matt Sharpe, Liam Stauss. Hanover: Joe Byrne, Noah Clapp, Landon Hasenfuss. Hingham: Jake Brodie, Colin Flibotte, Ryan Madden, Marc O’Rourke, Jack Santilli, Andrew Staley, Will Vazquez. North Quincy: Mike Finn, Tom Koch. Pembroke: Nicholas Ridder. Plymouth South: Pat Cullivan, Noah Cully, Adam Haughn, Robbie Randall. Quincy: Andy Johnson, Brian O’Callaghan, Steve Ross. Scituate: Mike Norton, Jake O’Brien, Cullen Sweeney, Dave Theodore, Sean Williams. Silver Lake: Juni Jordan. Whitman-Hanson: Connor Campbell.
South Coast — Apponequet: Ryan Donovan, Kyle Morganroth, Troy Nanfelt, Stephen O’Malley. Bourne: Ben Avakian, Tom Glinski, James Modic. Fairhaven: Jeremy Lawton. Old Rochester: Hunter Cooney, Gerald Lanagan, Ethan Lizotte, Charles Tirrell.
South Shore — Abington: Owen Kearney, Josh Riordan. Cohasset: Danny Axleson, Jack Donohue, Max Fitzgerald, Pat Holway, Cole Kissick, Jeff Powers. Hull: Shea Jones, Anthony Marcella, Shane Weber. Mashpee: Emmitt Sweeney. Norwell: Max Abbate, Jack Dole, Alex Ferguson, Caleb Getto, Kris Kellaway. Rockland: Matt O’Brien.
Tri-Valley — Dover-Sherborn: Mark Czeisler, Grant Gregory, Bailey Laidman, Chris Williams. Holliston: Zach Elkinson. Medfield: Kyle Gately, Sam Hurley, John MacLean, Will Murphy, Sam Naumann, Matt Treiber, John Henry Vara.