2015 Girls’ Track All-Scholastics
Brianna Duncan, Cambridge, junior
The first girl to win three events at All-States, Duncan placed first in the 100 meters (11.97 seconds), long jump (18 feet, 8¾ inches), and triple jump (36-8). The junior also won the same three events at the Division 1 meet.
Skylar Barthelmes, Dartmouth, junior
The junior won the All-State shot put title at 41 feet, 5 inches, took second at the New England championships with a 42-foot throw, and won the Division 2 title (38-11¼). Barthelmes also plays volleyball for the Indians.
Danae Bucci, Bedford, senior
The Northeastern-bound senior cleared 5 feet, 6 inches to win the Division 3 high jump title and recorded a jump of 5 feet, 4 inches to take third at the All-State meet. Bucci is also an indoor track All-Scholastic.
Margie Cullen, Needham, junior
Cullen, a junior, won the All-State 2-mile title in 10:41.42 and captured the Division 1 crown in 11:07.36. She also earned All-Scholastic honors during the indoor season and the 2014 cross-country season.
Isabella DiMare, Notre Dame (Hingham), senior
DiMare dominated the 100-meter hurdles this season, claiming the All-State (14.90 seconds), Division 2 (14.87), and State Coaches (14.84) titles. The senior also helped Notre Dame capture the Division 2 crown.
Sierra Irvin, Hingham, senior
The senior captured the 400-meter title at All-States (56.03 seconds) and at the Division 2 championships (56.65). She also helped Hingham claim the team title at the Division 2 relay meet, anchoring the winning 4 x 200.
Ariel Keklak, Lincoln-Sudbury, junior
The All-Scholastic in cross-country and indoor track won the All-State mile in 4:53.83 and captured the Division 1 mile in 4:53.42. The junior also took second in the mile at the New Balance Nationals in 4:49.27.
Ashley Lewis, Latin Academy, junior
Lewis, a junior, captured the 400-meter title at New Englands in 56.74 seconds, over a second faster than the runner-up. She finished third at All-States in 56.72 seconds and took second at the Division 2 meet (57.03).
Jessica Maki, Taunton, senior
Maki claimed the All-State 400-meter hurdles crown in a personal-best 1:02.53 and won the State Coaches title in 1:05.27. The senior took fourth at the Division 1 meet, finishing in 1:04.93. Maki will run track at UMass-Lowell.
Clare Martin, Newton South, sophomore
The sophomore captured the 800-meter title at All-States in 2:10.27, setting a school record. She also claimed the Division 1 crown in 2:10.87. Martin finished fourth in the 800 at the New England championship (2:12.27).
Stephanie McFadries, Burlington, senior
McFadries, a senior, won the All-State javelin title with a throw of 127 feet, 9 inches. She finished third at the Division 3 meet (124 feet, 4 inches). McFadries, who also plays volleyball, will compete at Worcester State next year.
Emily Mikoud, Plymouth South, sophomore
In her first season on the team, the sophomore won the All-State discus title with a throw of 129 feet, 7 inches. She also won the Division 2 title (115-4) and took second at the New England championship (130-4).
Abby Taussig, Acton-Boxboro, senior
The senior amassed 2,755 points to win the All-State pentathlon and claimed the Division 1 pentathlon title with 2,697 points. She was also the DCL champion in the 100-meter hurdles, with a time of 16.03 seconds.
Julia Valenti, North Reading, junior
The Cape Ann League Athlete of the Year cleared 11 feet, 9 inches to win the All-State pole vault title and won the Division 4 crown with a vault of 12-7½. Valenti took third in the All-State 100-meter hurdles (15.18).
Brooke-Lynn Williams, Norton, sophomore
Williams helped the Lancers claim the Division 4 title with victories in the 200 meters (25.01) and 100 (12.19). The sophomore also won the All-State 200 title in 24.93 and finished second in the 100 (12.26).
Wellesley, 4 x 100
From left, junior Tatiana Jarostchuk, freshman Rachelle Parker, Villanova-bound senior Julie Greenwald, and junior Ally Isley won the All-State (49.05), Division 2 (48.98), and State Coaches (50.49) titles. The quartet helped Wellesley finish second at the Division 2 relays and third at the Division 2 championship.
Mansfield, 4 x 400
From left, senior Mikaila Amerantes, sophomore Kathryn Rowe, juniors Rachel Stier and Jacqueline Dickmann captured the All-State title in 3:57.33, won the Division 1 championship in 4:00.31, and claimed the Hockomock League title. This is the third All-Scholastic award for a Hornets 4 x 400 relay team.
Lincoln-Sudbury, 4 x 800
From left, sophomore Dana Murphy, junior Nicole Kerrigan, senior Morgane Butler, sophomore Alexa Babick, and junior Ariel Keklak combined for the All-State title (9:19.64) and the Division 1 title (9:29.26). Also an indoor track All-Scholastic team, the Warriors claimed a fifth-place finish at the New England meet (9:22.86).
Coaches of the Year
Division 1: Jamalh Prince, Cambridge
The two-time Globe Coach of the Year led the Falcons to an All-State title and second place at the Division 1 meet. The Boston College graduate has coached for 20 years and helped Cambridge finish third at last year’s All-States.
Division 2: Brian Leussler, Latin Academy
The 2011 Globe boys’ indoor track Coach of the Year led the Dragons to their fourth straight City League title and also led the boys’ team to a third straight. Leussler has over 300 wins in 13 years at Latin Academy.
Division 3: John Byrnes, Tewksbury
Now a two-time Globe Coach of the Year, Byrnes led Tewksbury to the Division 3 championship, a title he said was ‘‘completely unexpected.’’ The Redmen also won their 11th straight Merrimack Valley Division 2 title.
Division 4: Kristen Polizzotto, Stoneham
Despite taking an end-of-season medical leave after being diagnosed with Type B Lymphoma while expecting her first child, Polizzotto led the Spartans to a 3-2 record. She also inspired the team to start a Relay for Life squad.
Atlantic Coast — Dennis-Yarmouth: Olivia Adamaitis, Chloe Eressy, Sydney McCann, Julia Paini, Madison Pawlina, Alexis Whatley. Falmouth: Sarah Busher, Natalie Gagnon, Alexa Johnson. Marshfield: Isabela Cunio, Brianna deGrasse, Alyssa Doust, Olivia Gaeta, Kiki Horgan, Marina MacKinnon, Katie Wheeler. Nauset: Alison Burns, Coralea Geraniotis, Madaket Nobili, Callie Schadt. Sandwich: Halle Tukell, Elizabeth Wegman.
Bay State — Brookline: Rhyana Freeman, Anya Gorodentsev. Dedham: Elizabeth Balzarini, Unity Jean-Louis. Framingham: Kristin DeVellis. Milton: Abigail Jean-Baptiste, Andrea Juzyca, Bridget Mitchell, Colette O’Leary. Natick: Caroline Zwick. Needham: Isabel Cole, Margie Cullen, Kaleigh Hughes. Newton North: Cristina Galvagno, Melissa Hurwitz, Maddie Jacks, Amanda Ortiz, Alexia Perides, Liana Reilly, Roxy Wint. Walpole: Allie Morris. Wellesley: Eve Driver, Ally Isley, Rachelle Parker. Weymouth: Kacie Higgins, Kelly Higgins, Kerri Long, Colleen Perry.
Big Three — Brockton: Reanna Allen, Lara Andrade, Danika Clarke, Gayla Hunter, Sara Remy, Angel Ugwaukazi. Durfee: Courtney Cabral, Jamelah Foster, Isabel McDonnell, Saja Sonallah. New Bedford: Dayna Briand, Lisa Chan, Kathleen Le, Jada Lofgren-Anderson, Leslie Roda, Laura Vieira.
Boston City — Brighton: Jada Perkins. Latin Academy: Britney Firmin, Ashley Lewis, Ashlyn Melvin, Leigha Mills, Catherine Van Even. New Mission: Ashly Guerrier, Natalia Phillip. O’Bryant: Meryl Bantefa, Nisa Holley, Kalsie King. South Boston: Jocelyn Harris. West Roxbury: Hirmine Francois.
Cape Ann — Amesbury: Rachel Dawes, Amanda Martin. Hamilton-Wenham: Daniela Garcia, Emily Weigand. Ipswich: Emily DeMarco, Michaela Hedderman, Carolina Ivanov. Masconomet: Lizzy Dew. North Reading: Cole Godzinski, Julia Valenti. Pentucket: McKenna Killian. Triton: Maddie Quigley.
Catholic Central — Archbishop Williams: Alexandria Calder, Ruth Labranche, Olivia Ramsey, Jess Rega, Chigozie Sumani. Arlington Catholic: Olivia Bowman, Nikki Doherty, Stephanie Goguen, Alexandria Kay, Michaela Knight, Sarah Maimone, Giuliana O’Connell, Monica Royo, Veronica Seguin. Austin Prep: Stephanie Casaletto. Bishop Fenwick: Kate DelTorchio, Lindsay Donahue, Jackie Edgett, Sydney Packard, Mary Pasquale. Cardinal Spellman: Adrianna Forcucci, Abigail Hogan, Emily Marchisio, Allie O’Leary. Matignon: Liz Adewumi, Natanaelle Miche. Saint Joseph Prep: Fatima St. Hilaire. St. Mary’s: Larisa Bogomolov, Tia Foglietta, Carmel Lozzi, Toni Vinciarelli.
Catholic Conference — Fontbonne: Meaghan Gemma. Mt. Alvernia: April Federico. Notre Dame (Hingham): Elizabeth Baker, Gina Burke, Elizabeth Costantino, Kendra Delahunt, Isabella DiMare, Emma Duffey, Katy Frodigh, Elizabeth Harrington, Elizabeth Kenneally, Julia Marshall, Katie Mohr, Carly Pattison, Gabby Sillari. Ursuline: Kaia Corthell, Erin Grela, Emma Hastry, Ashley Haughton, Camille Kelley, Amy Piccolo, Carolyn Recupero, Isabella Scuderi.
Dual County — Acton-Boxborough: Lee Al-Atraqchi, Sophie Antonioli, Emma Bartle, Samantha Friborg, Katrina Gerhard, Emileigh Glode, Sharon Kelmar, Sara Mitchell, Alex Saganach, Lindsey Sweet, Abby Taussig. Bedford: Danae Bucci, Erin Dietz, Savannah Fox Tree-McGrath, Sabine Galvis, Nicole MacLellan. Boston Latin: Mary Kate Golden, Sarah Kiamie, Alannah O’Brien, Kaitlyn Pease. Cambridge: Daisy Bex, Brianna Duncan, Sydney Fisher, Yemisi Gbenebor, Maya Halprin-Adams, Emma Reichheld. Concord-Carlisle: Margot Ehrenthal, Maggie Nickerson, Lucy O’Sullivan, Jhanel Potts, Valerie Reiling, Meg Wilson. Lincoln-Sudbury: Alexa Babick, Morgane Butler, Ariannah Gervais, Ariel Keklak, Nicole Kerrigan, Kristin Kimble, Dana Murphy, Marie Nevils, Millie O’Brien, Azalyn Patterson, Peri Segel, Alina Strileckis. Newton South: Rachel Boiclaire, Alana Bojar, Emily Bulczynski, Yuriko Fukumura, Rebecca Grusby, Calene Lazare, Clare Martin, Katie Summers, Lizzie Walkes, Matia Whiting. Waltham: Trixie Bernard, Shy Civil, Amanda Concetti, Kylie Danier, Zhane Goode, Katie Maehl-Walt, Janiah Marrero, Melissa Nicolas, Jenny Sexton. Wayland: Sheryl Chin, Sarah Tully. Westford: Jackie Beals, Alexa Popp. Weston: Kathryn Augustine, Christiana Dryden, Jillian Howard, Emma Marlow-Benedick, Katie Marlow-Benedick, Mikaela Thompson.
Eastern Athletic — Bishop Feehan: Meredith Butler, Megan Carmody, Jackie Cutillo, Angela Farren, Elizabeth Hannon, Molly Lahiff, Anne Leahy, Abigail Long, Meaghan Luongo. Somerset Berkley: Christine Nasiff, Cierra Torres.
Greater Boston — Everett: Megan Eugene, Sabrina Moreta, Annie Pierreville. Malden: Helen Chin, Cleverina Cong, Kiley DiMaro, Rachel Eaglin, Carine Exume, Victoria Hannafin, Diamond Jones, Chrislande Joseph, Alexandria Russo. Medford: Ariana Buelto, Patricia Healion. Somerville: Alice Egar, Jackie Eloi, Gabrielle Etienne, Youdine Felix, Delmy Hernandez, Loudes Jean-Jouis, Saragrace Magre, Catherine Nakato, Brenda Nguyen, Melissa Sanon.
Hockomock — Attleboro: Courtney Daggett, Elizabeth Gulino, Quincy Harding. Foxborough: Meredith Cronin, Liz Holmes, Shraeya Srinivasan, Katherine Tamulionis. Franklin: Jess Kroushl. King Philip: Gianna Bender, Erica Layne, Hannah McNeil, Abigail Seaberg, Olivia Weir. Mansfield: Mikaila Amerantes, Angela Corkery, Kelly Crawford, Jacqueline Dickmann, Lauren Duggan, Emily Gerraughty, Julia Harrison, Rachel Stier, Lauren Waters. North Attleborough: Melissa Beaupre, Stephanie Dubuc, Emily Peters. Oliver Ames: Chi Chi Akanegbu, Gabby Eldridge, Basia Osbourne. Sharon: Mia Kamara, Brigid Loftus, Shira Stoller. Taunton: Jessica Maki, Jillian Purtell.
Mayflower — Holbrook: Brianna Hoffman, Jakiyah Jones-Robinson, Ceara Kelly, Madison Mann. Tri-County: Kaylee Dunn, Morgan Gould, Maddie Kaplan, Liz Ryan, Emily Spillane. West Bridgewater: Charlotte Allen, Emma Bedard, Emma Cashman, Kaylee Haynes, Amanda Wells.
Merrimack Valley — Andover: Audrey Adam, Hannah Ameen, Courtney Carver, Hannah Chapman, Brianna Deloury, Catherine Donovan, Michelle Gencorelli, Miranda Lawrence, Colleen Mullins, Emily Rothmann, Sarah Rothmann. Billerica: Abby Fisher, Nicole Kelly. Central Catholic: Erika Johnson, Tiffany Simione. Chelmsford: Michelle Jaquint. Dracut: Kendra Kukulski, Mikaylah Schwartz. Haverhill: Kiana Bueno, Grace Stanton, Kerrin Thomas, Lina Woronko. Lowell: Leyshla Gonzalez, Alexa McGuire, Alicia Polak, Kaley Richards, Sophia Vergados. Methuen: Wileshka Samuel. North Andover: Catherine Flaherty, Mary Lavery, Olivia Robinson. Tewksbury: Ashley Colarusso, Kendall Paolella, Tatum Pecci, Jess Ripley, Molly Robertson, Emily Sessa, Rachel Sessa.
Middlesex (Freedom) — Burlington: Alexis Collins, Alex Demeo, Carly Gillis, Sheila Joyce, Kerri Mackay, Mikenna Mattson, Michaela Mazure, Danielle McFadries, Stephanie McFadries, Nina Nguyen, Rebecca Salina. Melrose: Elizabeth Hirsch, Shaylyn McCarthy, Anne Morrison, Haley Moss, Madeline Oro. Stoneham: Alexis Brown, Emily Simpson, Kelsey Wodjakowski. Wakefield: Sarah Custadio, Julia Derendal, Emily Hammond, Abigail Harrington, Allee Purcell, Shannon Quirk, Jillian Raso, Samantha Ross. Watertown: Keegan Duguay, Emily Koufos, Elizabeth Powderly, Katherine Tolman, Tina Touri. Wilmington: Julia Gake, Elisabeth Olson, Amber Peach, Brianna Tavares, Siobhan Turner.
Middlesex (Liberty) — Arlington: Abby Jones, Ava Montesi, Minerva Veeser-Bobea. Belmont: Rachel Berets, Julia Cella, Anoush Krafian, Meggie MacAulay, Kayla Mango, Katrina Rokosz, Claudia Tenner, Marley Williams. Lexington: Rebecca Anderson, Zelda Bank, Alexandra Cox, Isabella Este-McDonald, Jessie Foley, Lucy Lang, Vivian Li, Olivia Manickas-Hill, Reid Nichols, Rebecca Pion, Ellery Plansky, Cathryn Pryor, Melissa Solomon, Jessica Wang, Alexandra Wolf. Reading: Abby Allardi, Emily Allardi. Winchester: Anna Madden, Lena Pfeifenberger. Woburn: Lauren Anderson, Gina D’Addario, Ashley Garvey, Avery Leydon, Katie Murray, Kat Turner, Jess Vining.
Northeastern — Beverly: Julia Curtin, Grace Sparkman, Rachel Spencer, Cassie Wahl, Abby Walsh. Danvers: Angela Caldarone, Sophia Cawlina, Devan Walsh, Nicole White. Gloucester: Gloria Kabula, Olivia Lantz. Lynn English: Iloba Nneka. Marblehead: Julia Lothrop, Carlyn McGrath. Peabody: Cynthia Aroke.
Old Colony — Barnstable: Madison Brennan, Picabo Miskiv, Morgan Richard, Jasmine Rose, Kylie Willis. Bridgewater-Raynham: Molly Desrochers, Emma Frazier, Barbara Odiah, Molly Page, Alicia Porter, Madeline Quinn, Caroline Sarro, Samantha Sherrick, Alyssa Sousa, Danielle Wabrek. Dartmouth: Oriana Barthelmes, Skylar Barthelmes, Caitlyn Demers, Madison Lynch, Coral Perry, Madeline Pfirrman.
Patriot — Hanover: Emma Buckley. Hingham: Kate Criscitiello, Zoe Dainton, Jessie Doyle, Sarah Endyke, Kate Freda, Leah Hickey, Megan Hogan, Erin Hurley, Sierra Irvin, Amy Kirk. North Quincy: Emily Bryson, Julia Bryson, Melody Umoren. Pembroke: Charlotte Bosworth, Anna DeVito, Breagh Fitzgerald, Grace Kelly, Caroline Lueng, Carleigh Messner, Tess Nagle, Meg Richards, Maddy Schlager. Plymouth North: Jordan Callahan, Kourtni Cole, Sam Curtin, Kate Fischer, Jackie Sullivan. Plymouth South: Jacie Andrews, Emily Mikoud, Lily Perryclear, Maddie Sessler, Megan Trombly. Scituate: Phoebe Ryan. Silver Lake: Ashley Arroyo, Taryn Carley, Arianna Levens. Whitman-Hanson: Sam Coletti, Alex Santos.
Tri-Valley — Ashland: Alyssa Zee. Bellingham: Sarah Edwards. Holliston: Kelly Alves, Kylie Lorenzen, Sydney Snow, Madison Ward. Hopkinton: Isabelle Giordano, Lauren Hazzard, Mary Paule Monks, Kaitlyn West. Millis: Parousia Cruz, Sarah Wenzel. Norton: Isabella Berardi, Kassidy Campbell, Ashley Pelletier, Amy Pereira, Brooke-Lynn Williams.
How we picked them: The All-Scholastic girls’ track team was selected by the school sports staff. Selection is limited to MIAA schools that compete in EMass leagues.