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2015 Girls’ Golf All-Scholastics

Krystal Knight of Pentucket captured the individual state title this spring by five strokes.Debee Tlumacki for The Boston Globe

Player of the Year

Krystal Knight, Pentucket

Knight shot the only under-par score at states with a 69 at Wentworth Hills Country Club to win the title. The No. 1 player and two-time captain for the boys’ team, she plans to play golf for Merrimack College in the fall.


Caroline Buckley, Notre Dame (Hingham), junior

Buckley has racked up numerous accolades. Undefeated in match play, the co-captain helped guide her team to within one stroke of a state title. At the South sectional she shot a 93 and at states recorded a 91.

Christine Cutting, Scituate, junior

A member of the National Honor Society and the only girl on the boys’ team, Cutting finished fourth with an 82 at the South sectionals and fired an 87 at states. She plays on the girls’ hockey team and hopes to golf in college.


Sarah Daley, Beverly, senior

The co-captain of the boys’ team in the fall, Daley was the first girl to win the Northeastern Conference Open. She qualified for states and shot an 86. Daley plans to play golf at Franklin Pierce University.

Jackie Francis, Barnstable, senior

A five-time Mass Bay All-Star, Francis finished her senior year with a 12-2 record. She placed third in sectionals with an 81 and eighth in states with an 84. Francis plans to attend UMass in the fall.

Skylar Frankiewicz, Concord-Carlisle, junior

A member of the boys’ team in the fall, Frankiewicz rounded out her spring with a third-place 81 at sectionals and a ninth-place 82 at states. An All-Scholastic twice, she is also a member of the National Honor Society.

Jacqueline Gonzalez, Ursuline, junior

Gonzalez qualified for the state individual tournament for the third straight year and recorded an 87. At the North sectional she was second after a round of 80. During the offseason, Gonzalez plays for the NEPGA Elite Tour.


Alexandra Hurley, Notre Dame (Hingham), senior

Last season’s player of the year had another strong season. Hurley carded an 84 at sectionals and a team-low 86 at states to bring the Cougars to within one stroke of winning the title for the second consecutive season.

Jillian Jones, Framingham, sophomore

Jones, a Bay State Conference All-Star in the fall, earned a 10th-place finish at states in the spring with a round of 82. At the South sectional she tied for fifth with an 83. She is also captain of the ski team.

Kaylee Jones, Duxbury, senior

Jones, a senior captain for the Dragons, helped her team come within a stroke of qualifying for states with a 93 at sectionals. At the state championship, she recorded a round of 86. She is a Mass Bay League All-Star.

Elise Keane, Marshfield, sophomore

Keane has played on the Marshfield boys’ team the past two fall seasons. She earned a sixth-place finish with an 81 at states. At the South sectional she tied for 13th with a 93. Keane is a member of the Marshfield Country Club.

Jen Keim, Monomoy, junior

Keim played No. 1 and was the only undefeated player in the Mass Bay League regular season with a 13-0-1 record. At states, she earned a top-10 finish with an 81 and another top-10 showing at sectionals with an 84.

Shaye Macurdy, Barnstable, senior

Macurdy returns as an All-Scholastic after helping guide her team to an undefeated regular season. Macurdy carded a 90 at sectionals and an 86 at states to drive the Red Raiders to a third-place finish. She’ll attend Virginia Tech.


Winnie McCabe, Dover-Sherborn, sophomore

McCabe was on the runner-up Division 3 boys’ team that came within three strokes of winning a state title. After carding a fourth-place 76 at states in the spring, the TVL All-Star qualified for the NEPGA Junior Championship.

Sophia Morrill, Hanover, senior

Morrill shot a 74 to finish second at states for the second consecutive season. Morrill played No. 1 for the boys’ team in the fall. A Patriot League All-Star and Scholar-Athlete, she has a nine-hole average of 39.

Emily Rodricks, Sturgis East, sophomore

Rodricks played No. 1 on the boys’ team in the fall and led Sturgis to the Cape and Islands title. This spring she was second in the South sectional, shooting an 80. At the state championships she recorded an 88.

Alexandra Yarosh, Falmouth, junior

Yarosh finished the spring with a 12-1-1 record. The NEPGA Junior Player of the Year, she won the South sectional with a 76, and recorded an 83 at states. The honor roll student also qualified for the Junior PGA Championship.

Coach of the Year

Mark Titus, Barnstable

With a 94-18 dual-match record, Titus has guided the Red Raiders to the tournament in 10 straight seasons. This year, Barnstable finished 14-0 and placed third in the state final with a combined score of 368.


Mass. Bay South — Barnstable: Jackie Francis, Shaye Macurdy. Cardinal Spellman: Marina Russo. Dennis-Yarmouth: Aine Dillon. Duxbury: Kathryn Daley, Kaylee Jones, Cammy Schiller. Falmouth: Margaret Palmer, Madison Scavotto, Alexandra Yarosh. Monomoy: Annie Howard, Jen Keim. Nauset: Katie Hoffman. Silver Lake: Olivia Ahlman.


Mass Bay North — Notre Dame (Hingham): Caroline Buckley, Alexandra Hurley, Kendall McDermott. Ursuline: Heddia Djusberg, Jacqueline Gonzalez. Wellesley: Ciara James, Malina Rufo. Cohasset: Emily Moy. Hingham: Alison Cook, Audrey O’Toole.

How we picked them: The All-Scholastic girls’ golf team was selected by the school sports staff. Selection is limited to MIAA schools that compete in EMass leagues.