2016 Girls’ Golf All-Scholastics
Jen Keim, Monomoy
The senior wraps up a solid career with the Sharks by winning South Sectionals with a 73 and finishing top 10 in states with an 84. A winner of the US Challenge Gately Cup, Keim will play golf at Florida Atlantic University.
Caroline Buckley, Notre Dame (Hingham), senior
It’s been a stellar career for Buckley, as she only lost one match playing for Notre Dame. Buckley picked up the game her freshman year and never looked back. Buckley plans to play golf at Washington and Lee University.
Christine Cutting, Scituate, senior
A two-time All-Scholastic, Cutting rounds out a solid career with two individual state tournament appearances. After shooting a fifth-place 82 in sectionals, she carded a 92 at states. Cutting will golf for Assumption College in the fall.
Jacqueline Gonzalez, Ursuline, senior
Gonzalez helped lead the Bears (14-0-1) to an undefeated regular season. In sectionals, she earned medalist honors with a 75 and placed fifth in states with an 82. The three-time All-Scholastic will play golf at Holy Cross.
Abby Jaye, Hopkinton, freshman
Jaye was a force for Hopkinton in the fall, helping lead the Hillers to a 17-1 record and a Tri-Valley League title. The freshman was the only female on a team of 30 boys. At states this spring, she carded a sixth-place 83.
Jillian Jones, Framingham, junior
A captain of the boys’ team in the fall, the junior carded a third-place 78 at the South Sectionals in Bourne this spring. With a top-15 finish in the state final, Jones also qualified for the New England Regionals.
Elise Keane, Marshfield, junior
It was a solid spring for Keane, as she tied for sixth in sectionals with an 84 and finished tied for 10th with an 85 at states. Also captain of the boys’ team in the fall, she was 2015 NEPGA player of the year.
Winnie McCabe, Dover-Sherborn, junior
In the fall or spring, look to the top of the leaderboard for McCabe. After finishing second in the South Sectional, she carded a fifth-place 82 at states this spring. She played for the boys’ South Sectional champs in the fall.
Emily Moy, Cohasset, sophomore
The sophomore played No. 1 for the Skippers (15-2-1), a spot she has held since joining as an eighth-grader. A two-time Mass Bay League All-Star, Moy shot a team-low 88 at sectionals. She also swims and plays field hockey.
Mia Rapoza, Bishop Stang, senior
Rapoza finished in the top 10 with an 84 at sectionals and qualified for the state individual tournament this spring, where she scored a 93. She was the top scorer on the boys’ fall team and will attend Assumption.
Emily Rodricks, Sturgis East, junior
The captain qualified for the girls’ state individual tournament for the second year in a row, shooting an 89 at Eastward Ho! A member of the NEPGA Elite Tour, Rodricks also plays No. 1 on the boys’ team in the fall.
Malina Rufo, Wellesley, junior
A junior on one of the younger teams in the state, Rufo helped guide the Raiders to a runner-up finish at states with a 92. In sectionals, Rufo shot a team-low 89. During the season, she averaged 45 shots per match.
Anne Walsh, Boston Latin, 8th grade
No matter the stage, the eighth-grader always seemed unfazed. Walsh earned runner-up honors in the state individual tournament with a 77 at Eastward Ho! in Chatham. To qualify, she carded a third-place 75 in sectionals.
Kaitlynn Washburn, Scituate, freshman
A freshman who also plays on the boys’ team in the fall, Washburn had a solid season with an 84 in the state qualifier and an 87 at states. Washburn also qualified for the PGA Junior Championship at Marlborough Country Club.
Alexandra Yarosh, Falmouth, senior
A four-time All-Scholastic, Yarosh finished strong this spring with a 13-1 individual record, 51-1-4 in her career. The two-year captain qualified for the individual state tournament all four years. She will attend Wake Forest University.
Coach of the Year
John Anderson, Monomoy
The coach of the boys’ and girls’ golf teams at Monomoy, Anderson has had a significant impact on the programs since joining in 2013. With a 12-2 record this spring, he helped guide the Sharks to a South Sectional title.
Mass. Bay South — Barnstable: Torrie Tamash, Meghan Wiggin. Cardinal Spellman: Marina Russo. Cohasset: Emily Moy. Dennis-Yarmouth: Aine Dillon. Duxbury: Gracie Herlihy, Cammie Schiller, Abigail Stetz. Falmouth: Alexandra Yarosh. Monomoy: Caroline Howard, Jen Keim, Haley Rae. Nauset: Corrine Monger. Silver Lake: Olivia Ahlman.
Mass Bay North — Notre Dame (Hingham): Caroline Buckley, Ellioe deAndrade, Maddie Mahoney. Ursuline: Jacqueline Gonzalez, Heddia Djusberg. Wellesley: Malina Rufo, Ciara James.
How we picked the team
The All-Scholastic girls’ golf team was selected by the school sports staff. Selection is limited to MIAA schools that compete in EMass leagues. Players competed on boys’ teams in the fall as well as girls’ teams in the spring. Text by Globe Correspondent Lenny Rowe. Photos by Mark Lorez.