2015 Boys’ Tennis All-Scholastics
Kevin Chao, Needham, freshman
Chao played first singles for Needham, leading the Rockets to the quarterfinals of the tournament. He made it to the South individual semifinals and is ranked No. 20 in the country by the USTA for 16-and-under.
Ethan Chen, Weston, senior
Chen, a four-time All-Scholastic, advanced to the North sectional semifinals. The senior captain is a four-time Dual County League All-Star, and his play at first singles helped Weston secure a tournament berth. He’ll attend Tufts.
Andrew Coleman, Framingham, junior
Coleman advanced to the South sectional semifinals for individuals, winning the first round in straight sets. The junior also helped Framingham reach the South semifinals in the team tournament.
Michael Fuca, Manchester Essex, senior
Fuca led Manchester Essex to an undefeated regular season for the third year in a row. The senior played first singles for the Hornets and finished the season 16-0. Fuca is a two-time captain and has been all-league three times.
Andrew Imrie, Andover, sophomore
Imrie finished the season with a record of 17-1, making it to the North sectional finals. He helped Andover finish the season undefeated and led the Golden Warriors to the Division 1 North sectional finals.
Matthew Jacobs, Swampscott, junior
Jacobs made it to the MIAA Individual state championship. He won the North sectional and finished the regular season undefeated. Jacobs helped lead the Big Blue to a state tournament berth and is involved with the USTA.
Julian Khayat, Silver Lake, junior
Khayat advanced to the South sectional finals of the MIAA Individual tournament. The Patriot League All-Star won in straight sets in the quarterfinals and semifinals. A German exchange student, he also plays soccer for Silver Lake.
Tyler Shibles, Barnstable, junior
Shibles won the MIAA South individual championship. The junior finished the season with a 16-1 record and helped the Red Raiders win the Division 1 state final. A National Honor Society member, he is 35-3 the last two years.
Curtis Guba, Acton-Boxboro, junior
Guba played first doubles for Acton-Boxboro, alongside teammate Jeff Zhao. Together, they reached the state individual finals and won the North sectionals. Guba was a junior captain, and helped to lead the Colonials to a DCL title.
Jeff Zhao, Acton-Boxboro, senior
Zhao and his partner Curtis Guba advanced to the state individual finals. The two were North sectional champions and helped A-B win the Dual County League. Zhao was a two-year team captain and he’s bound for UMass.
Cooper Blaze, Barnstable, junior
Blaze and his partner Donnie Brodd won the South individual title in an undefeated spring. Blaze has played since eighth grade and only has one regular-season loss. He and Brodd helped Barnstable win the state title.
Donnie Brodd, Barnstable, senior
Brodd finished his career as the wins leader at Barnstable with 94. The senior finished the season with a 22-0 record in first doubles with his partner Cooper Blaze. Together, they helped the Red Raiders win a state title.
Cooper Hesse, Barnstable, junior
Hesse was a doubles finalist in the South sectional individual tourney with Daniel Dettinger-Klemm. They ended the regular season with one loss, helping Barnstable to a Div. 1 title. Hesse has played varsity since freshman year.
Daniel Dettinger-Klemm, Barnstable, senior
Dettinger-Klemm and Cooper Hesse played second doubles for Barnstable and advanced to the South sectional finals. The duo only lost once in the regular season and helped lead Barnstable to the Division 1 state title.
Troy Manditch, Newton South, sophomore
Manditch and Levi Shlyankevich advanced to the North sectional individual finals and helped Newton South to an undefeated regular season. He and Shylankevich finished 12-1 in first doubles. Manditch also plays USTA.
Levi Shlyankevich, Newton South, freshman
Shlyankevich was first doubles for Newton South with Troy Manditch. They finished with a 12-1 record and made it to the North individual finals. Shlyankevich, a freshman, helped lead the Lions to an undefeated regular season.
Coaches of the Year
Division 1: Michael Sarney, Barnstable
Sarney led Barnstable to a Division 1 state championship as the Red Raiders finished the season with a record of 22-1. The Braintree High grad has been coaching at Barnstable for five years and has a career record of 91-10.
Division 2: Shawn Powers, Wayland
Under Powers, Wayland won a Division 2 state title, the third in the last four years for the Warriors. In Powers’s 25 years of coaching, Wayland has played for six state championships and has won all of them.
Division 3: John Geilfuss, Bedford
Geilfuss guided his team to a 20-3 record and a Division 3 state championship, his second in 18 years coaching at Bedford. The Buccaneers finished as co-champions of the Dual County League Small.
Bay State — Brookline: Josh Caplan, Alex Chin, Drew McCarthy, Eliot Rozovsky, Theo Tamayo. Framingham: Muguel Beltran, Andrew Coleman. Needham: Kevin Chao, Alex Cohen, Sam Cohen, Jacob Shuman. Newton North: Owen Grafe, Alex Leighton. Wellesley: Alex Chapman, Dan Foley, Alex Novins, Michael Pioso, Michael Rosen, Will Rosen.
Big Three — Brockton: Roni Bazile, Ryan Benson, Connor Biggins, Thomas Duong, Chris Joazard. Durfee: Jacob Frank, Conor Lapointe. New Bedford: Josh Conde.
Boston— Latin Academy: Joery Cyriaque, Sam Pham.
Cape & Islands — St. John Paul II: Andrew Logie, Jon Logie, Cooper Tomchik. Sturgis West: Tommy Andre, Jake LaMotte.
Cape Ann — Manchester Essex: Azzie Economo, Justin Eichenberger, Winston Feuerbach, Michael Fuca, Dewey Komishane, Garrett Lamothe, Jake Rich. Masconomet: Mark Daniels, Cooper McVay. Pentucket: Connor Aulson.
Catholic Central — Austin Prep: Luke Wyman, Alexi Gilmore, Eric Kim, Matt DeRoche, Thomas van Doremalen. Bishop Fenwick: Will Bethuen. Cardinal Spellman: Chris Neilan, Curtis O’Donnell. Lowell Catholic: Alec DiCiaccio, Nathan Perez, Sean McCullough. St. Joseph’s: Gianluca Giani. St. Mary’s: Brady Ryan, Matt McManus, Pat Morrin-Plante, Noah Camelo, Conor Foley.
Catholic Conference — BC High: Sam Lahart, Justin McGaffigan, Caye Tittmann, Bailey Ward. Catholic Memorial: Colin Molloy. St. John’s Prep: Mateo Jacome, Nick Silacci.
Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Ray Bopanna, Curtis Guba, Jeff Zhao. Bedford: Chris Adamik, Ben Biswas, Chris En. Concord-Carlisle: Sam Heinrich. Newton South: Henry Feldman, Troy Manditch, Levi Shlyankevich. Wayland: Will Sharton. Weston: Ethan Chen, Jack Fleckner, Chris Packs.
Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Collin Kane, Jack Lahiff, Jack Leonard, Tim Miller. Coyle & Cassidy: Evan Mines. Somerset Berkley: Nathan Goulet, Tyler Killoran, Nathan Murphy. Martha’s Vineyard: Zak Danz, Connor Downing.
Mayflower — Sacred Heart: Fabian Banks, Cam Keough, Giacomo Quagni. West Bridgewater: Max Asker, Kyle Duffy. Westport: Alix Guigon, Shayne Lees, Alex Machairas.
Merrimack Valley — Andover: Dillon Clancy, Ryan Fu, Andrew Imrie, Kellen McAuliffe, Owen Meech, Arman Rafiee, Drew Rooks. Haverhill: Andrew D’Aoust. Lawrence: Chen Chen. Methuen: Luis Martinez.
Middlesex (Freedom) — Burlington: Ansh Bhanmar, Yash Kamani, Nick Roberto, Shivesh Shah. Melrose: Liam Brown, Brian Candandello, Joe Hughes, Jack Mays, Julian Nyland, Sam Stallings. Wakefield: Chris Calnan, Adam Hammond, Noah Sellers. Wilmington: Robert Mailey.
Middlesex (Liberty) — Belmont: Enrique Massidda. Lexington: Gideon Feifke, Noah Golowich, Ethan Housen, Ben Maffa, Max McGeown, Daniel Seong, Ethan Zou. Reading: Jackson Conroy, Justin Conroy, Charles Wang. Winchester: Noah Criss, Sam Criss, Will Hubbard, Chris Kuang, Nilos Makino, Ramsey Sullivan, Jonathan Yao.
Northeastern — Swampscott: Matthew Jacobs.
Old Colony — Barnstable: Sonny Bisazza, Cooper Blaze, Donnie Brodd, Daniel Dettinger-Klemm, Max Francis, Cooper Hesse, Tyler Shibles. Bridgewater-Raynham: Kyle Rego. Dartmouth: Chris Ouelette.
Patriot — Duxbury: Tyler Caslin, Fred Clifford, Mat Feldman, Ethan Hall, Jack Simon. Hingham: Owen Pelissier, Pete Ross, Nick Vaillancourt. Plymouth North: Sean Kolb, Ian Kroele, Connor Nolan, Dan Tocco, Matt Withington. Plymouth South: Courtney Carroll, Peter Duncan, Josh Shea. Scituate: Matt Logue, Mike O’Donoghue. Silver Lake: Julian Khayat, Harry Ryan. Whitman-Hanson: Jess Green, John Muha, Sam Parkins.
South Shore — Cohasset: Jackson Dutton, Miles Morin, Sam Pitts, Dan Surkovic. Mashpee: Jashan Chopra, Jeff Demanche, Gunnar Mahoney, Alex Westcott. Monomoy: Rudy Fratus, Josh Goodrich. Norwell: Devin Chen. Randolph: Sebastien Barthole, Owen Mahoney.
Tri-Valley — Dover-Sherborn: Ricky Albert, Dylan Baroody, Jake Budd, Scott Hackney, Lucas Minas, Priyan Thurairatnam. Holliston: Mitchell Coburn. Hopkinton: Ryan Mastroianni. Medfield: Max Karger, Josh Previte, Jack Wagonseller. Norton: Brandon Jenkins. Westwood: Adam Bass.
How we picked them: The All-Scholastic boys’ tennis team represents the singles semifinalists from the MIAA individual tournament and the doubles finalists. Selection is limited to MIAA schools that compete in EMass leagues.