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HINGHAM — Jim Quatromoni is embarking on his third year as the athletic director at Hingham High after an 11-year run at Hull.

In the past year, Quatromoni believes, student-athletes have truly started to embrace what it means to represent their school and wear the red, white, and black unis for the Harbormen.

“I think they really understood the legacy,” Quatromoni said.

“They would talk about how important it was for them to be with their friends that grew up in one town, and how much it meant to put that jersey on. Kid after kid, even after crushing defeats, having a tape recorder in their face and talking about legacy, it was very impressive.”

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The results on the fields, courts, and rinks alongside Union Street were also impressive during the 2018-19 campaign.

The Harbormen won 70.86 percent of their 415 regular-season games for 31 varsity sports, compiling a 280-111-14 record to unseat defending champion Hopkinton (69.43; 236-100-14) for the Holmes Division 2 trophy in the Globe’s Scholastic Awards for the 2018-19 school year. For the first time, the award is named after Bob Holmes, the Globe’s high school sports editor from 1996-2016.

RELATED: Full 2018-19 Globe Scholastic Awards standings

Hingham earned its inaugural trophy after recording top-three finishes in D2 in each of the past three years.

When Quatromoni informed his predecessor, Margaret Conaty, of the news, the longtime AD let out an exclamation of excitement over the phone. “Her fingerprints are all over what we have accomplished and I appreciate so much what she has done,” he said.

The Harbormen were one of 10 divisional winners for the awards — now in their 47th year — in which schools are ranked based on their regular-season win percentage. Scores are compiled and updated daily during the season through the Globe’s database. Complete results are available on bostonglobe.com/schools.

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“It’s very rewarding,” said Quatromoni. “I know that the work we’re doing is sticking.”

In 2018-19, nine Hingham teams advanced to the postseason. John Todd’s boys’ lacrosse team advanced to the D1 East final. The boys’ hockey team made a Super 8 run. The girls’ soccer team, the boys’ and girls’ basketball squads, along with the football program advanced to sectional finals.

“It’s a great representation of our school,” said Hingham senior Joe Sullivan, who captains the hockey and baseball teams.

“Every sport shows that we have good athletes who are willing to work hard and put in the time to be successful every year.”

The numbers illustrate that there’s no shortage of talent within the halls at Hingham High. But there is more to success than what the scoreboard shows. The wins are a product of the culture at Hingham, where 79 percent of the school’s 1,270 students participate in athletics.

“As freshmen, the sports programs were just starting to get built with really good team culture and really good success,” said senior soccer captain Emma Quilty.

“Now that we’re seniors, you can say that we’ve carried it through all four years, and hopefully younger kids will take after what we’ve been doing.”

Quatromoni meets with captains regularly to talk about team culture, and the school’s chapter of the Anti-Defamation League works to ensure equality and inclusivity among different levels of sports teams.

“We have a sports program that really cares about kids,” said 26-year track/cross-country coach Fred Jewett.

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“You have parents who care about kids. There’s something like 700 kids playing sports [in the fall alone], and they all know each other and they all care about each other. Everybody pretty much works off the idea of mutual respect.”

And the community has delivered plenty of support.

“It makes a huge difference, because the people in the community really are involved in the sports,” Jewett said. “It’s not just kids or just one team that carries us. Every single team here goes to the tournament and has a shot at a championship every year.”

Now the Harbormen plan to use their newly anointed trophy as motivation going forward, and add to their legacy.

“We’re No. 1,” said senior volleyball captain Jess Johnson. “People want to see teams that win, and hopefully that will attract more crowds. I feel like we’re only going up from here.”

Athletic director Jim Quatromoni (center) along with administrators and coaches from Hingham High overesee a program in which 79 percent of the school’s 1,270 students participate in athletics.
Athletic director Jim Quatromoni (center) along with administrators and coaches from Hingham High overesee a program in which 79 percent of the school’s 1,270 students participate in athletics.JONATHAN WIGGS/GLOBE STAFFA/Globe Staff

The other winners:

■   Dalton Division 1 — Capturing its first D1 crown since 2015, Franklin (75.86 percent) was dominant in the winter (113-29-5) and the spring (91-34) to unseat defending champion Wellesley (68.88). The girls’ basketball (18-2), girls’ hockey (16-2-2), and wrestling programs (22-2-1) ruled the winter. Zach Brown’s baseball squad (21-1) and boys’/girls’ lacrosse (a combined 34-4 record) were stellar.

■   Dalton Division 3 — Making a repeat run in D3, Old Rochester (69.69) ruled the tennis courts (girls, 18-0; boys, 16-1), was 16-2 on the girls’ soccer field, and 18-4 on the girls’ basketball court. Bill Tilden’s crew consistently fields a winner.

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■   Ames Division 4 — In a reversal from 2017-18, Norwell (71.10) nosed out West Bridgewater (70.18) in D4 on the strength of 216 total victories (WB had 197). The girls’ soccer team (16-2-1) won the state title, boys’ soccer was 14-0-3, and girls’ tennis went 14-2.

■   Nason Division 1 — In the City, New Mission (64.80) earned its first title since 2014. The Titans triumphed on the girls’ soccer field (10-3-3), the boys’ basketball team (17-5) advanced to the Division 2 South final, and the baseball nine finished 18-3.

■   Nason Division 2 — In Jim O’Leary’s finale as AD, St. John’s Prep soared to its third straight Scholastic victory, winning 75.43 percent of its matchups. The Prep sizzled to a 36-7-4 mark in the fall, punctuated by Brian St. Pierre’s football squad rolling to the Division 1 title. The ski team was 12-0 and boys’ lacrosse (16-3) advanced to the D1 North final.

■  Nason Division 3 — Capping its second straight D3 victory, Austin Prep (71.19) racked up 92 wins in the spring season. The baseball team was 19-1, coach Frank Sorrenti’s softball squad (19-2) won the state crown, the boys’ tennis team (18-0) was perfect, and girls’ tennis went 18-2.

■   Singelais Division — Ursuline (63.61) edged Notre Dame-Hingham (60.17) for the second straight year among Catholic girls’ schools thanks to a 14-0 finish from the tennis squad. The golf team (11-3) was terrific, along with soccer (13-5) and basketball (13-6).

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■   Markham Division 1 — Blackstone Valley Tech (70.39) continued its run of excellence, winning its eighth D1 vocational title in 12 years. The Beavers (7-1) won the Division 7 Super Bowl, the girls’ soccer team (16-2-2) played in the D3 state semis, girls’ softball was 20-2, and boys’ lacrosse went 17-2.

■   Markham Division 2 — Essex Tech (57.00) edged McCann Tech (56.41) for its second D2 crown in four years. The girls’ volleyball team (21-1) reached the D3 North semis, the girls’ soccer team was 13-4, and boys’ lacrosse legged out a 15-4 campaign.

About the awards

DIVISIONAL ALIGNMENTS

Dalton Division 1 is for schools with enrollments of 1,400 and up, Holmes Division 2 is 1,000-1,399, Dalton Division 3 is 700-999, and Ames Division 4 is 699 and under. Nason Division 1 is for Boston Public Schools, Nason Division 2 is for Catholic boys’ schools, and Nason Division 3 is for Catholic coed schools. The Singelais Division is for Catholic girls’ schools. The Markham Divisions are for vocational schools. The enrollment totals reflect students in Grades 9-12; enrollment figures are supplied by MIAA member schools.

The names

LARRY AMES: Ames was assistant sports editor/schools at the Globe from 1979 to 1994.

ERNEST DALTON: Dalton was the Globe’s high school editor from 1938 to 1970. He died in 1971.

BOB HOLMES: Holmes was assistant sports editor/schools at the Globe from 1996-2016.

JERRY NASON: Nason was the former executive sports editor of the Globe. He died in 1986.

NEIL SINGELAIS: Singelais was the Globe’s high school sports editor from 1970 to 1979. He died in 2002.

WALTER MARKHAM: Born and educated in Lowell, Markham was president and treasurer of the American Vocational Association for four years and was responsible for initiating the concept of regional vocational and technical high schools in the state.

Past winners

DALTON

1973

Catholic Memorial

1974

Brockton

1975

Division 1 — Brockton

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 3 — Westwood

1976

Division 1 — Brockton

Division 2 — Concord-Carlisle

Division 3 — Westwood

1977

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Concord-Carlisle

Division 3 — Holliston

1978

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Andover

Division 3 — Westwood

1979

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Methuen

Division 3 — Westwood

1980

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Methuen

Division 3 — Westwood

1981

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Methuen

Division 3 — Duxbury

1982

Division 1 — Winchester

Division 2 — Acton-Boxboro

Division 3 — Duxbury

1983

Division 1 — Chelmsford

Division 2 — Beverly

Division 3 — Seekonk

1984

Division 1 — Chelmsford

Division 2 — Marblehead

Division 3 — Westwood

1985

Division 1— Chelmsford

Division 2 — Marblehead

Division 3 — Duxbury

1986

Division 1 — Chelmsford

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 3 — Duxbury

1987

Division 1 — Chelmsford

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 3 — Holliston

1988

Division 1 — Chelmsford

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 3 — Duxbury

1989

Division 1 — Chelmsford

Division 2 — Acton-Boxboro

Division 3 — Holliston

1990

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 3 — Holliston

1991

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 3 — Holliston

Division 4 — Weston

1992

Division 1 — Andover

Division 2 — Beverly

Division 3 — Holliston

Division 4 — Weston

1993

Division 1 — New Bedford

Division 2 — Masconomet

Division 3 — Holliston

Division 4 — Norwell

1994

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Walpole

Division 3 — Holliston

Division 4 — Norwell

1995

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Burlington

Division 3 — Old Rochester

Division 4 — Norwell

1996

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Holliston

Division 3 — Scituate

Division 4 — Weston

1997

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Holliston

Division 3 — Medfield

Division 4 — Weston

1998

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Masconomet

Division 3 — Hanover

Division 4 — Weston

1999

Division 1 — Newton North

Division 2 — Masconomet

Division 3 — Norwell

Division 4 — Tyngsboro

2000

Division 1 — Andover

Division 2 — Dighton-Rehoboth

Division 3 — Medfield

Division 4 — Tyngsboro

2001

Division 1 — Lexington

Division 2 — Arlington

Division 3 — Duxbury

Division 4 — Harwich

2002

Division 1 — Peabody

Division 2 — Danvers

Division 3 — Dighton-Rehoboth

Division 4 — Abington

2003

Division 1 — Peabody

Division 3 — Hopkinton

2004

Division 1 — Peabody

Division 3 — Duxbury

2005

Division 1 — Andover

Division 3 — Duxbury

2006

Division 1 — Andover

Division 3 — Duxbury

2007

Division 1 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 3 — Old Rochester

2008

Division 1 — Acton-Boxboro

Division 3 — Winchester

2009

Division 1 — Lexington

Division 3 — Duxbury

2010

Division 1 — North Andover

Division 3 — Medfield

2011

Division 1 — Mansfield

Division 3 — Medfield

2012

Division 1 — Franklin

Division 3 — Hopkinton

2013

Division 1 — Masconomet

Division 3 — Medfield

2014

Division 1 — Masconomet

Division 3 — Duxbury

2015

Division 1 — Franklin

Division 3 — Old Rochester

2016

Division 1 — Needham

Division 3 — Marblehead

2017

Division 1 — Andover

Division 3 — Marblehead

2018

Division 1 — Wellesley

Division 3 — Old Rochester

2019

Division 1 — Franklin

Division 2 — Old Rochester

AMES AWARD

2003

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 4 — Medfield

2004

Division 2 — Lincoln-Sudbury

Division 4 — Medfield

2005

Division 2 — North Andover

Division 4 — Cohasset

2006

Division 2 — North Andover

Division 4 — Cohasset

2007

Division 2 — Reading

Division 4 — Norwell

2008

Division 2 — Reading

Division 4 — Westport

2009

Division 2 — North Andover

Division 4 — East Bridgewater

2010

Division 2 — Reading

Division 4 — Norwell

2011

Division 2 — North Andover

Division 4 — Norwell

2012

Division 2 — North Andover

Division 4 — East Bridgewater

2013

Division 2 — Beverly

Division 4 — West Bridgewater

2014

Division 2 — Wellesley

Division 4 — West Bridgewater

2015

Division 2 — Needham

Division 4 — Cohasset

2016

Division 2 — Wellesley

Division 4 — Hanover

2017

Division 2 — Wellesley

Division 4 — Old Rochester

2018

Division 2 — Hopkinton

Division 4 — West Bridgewater

2019

Division 4 — Norwell

HOLMES AWARD

2019

Division 2 — Hingham

NASON AWARD

1981

Division 1 — Boston English

Division 2 — Matignon

1982

Division 1 — Boston Latin

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 —Bp. Fenwick

1983

Division 1 — No winner

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1984

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — Xaverian

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1985

Division 1 — Dorchester

Division 2 — Xaverian

Division 3 — Abp. Williams

1986

Division 1 — Boston Tech

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1987

Division 1 — Boston Tech

Division 2 — BC High

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1988

Division 1 — Boston Tech

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1989

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1990

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — BC High

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1991

Division 1 — Boston Tech

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1992

Division 1 — South Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1993

Division 1 — West Roxbury

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1994

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1995

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1996

Division 1 — South Boston

Division 2 — BC High

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1997

Division 1 — South Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bp. Fenwick

1998

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

1999

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2000

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2001

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2002

Division 1 — Charlestown

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2003

Division 1 — Madison Park

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2004

Division 1 — O’Bryant

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2005

Division 1 — Charlestown

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2006

Division 1 — O’Bryant

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2007

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2008

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2009

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2010

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2011

Division 1 — Madison Park

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2012

Division 1 — Brighton

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Cardinal Spellman

2013

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2014

Division 1 — New Mission

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2015

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2016

Division 1 — Fenway

Division 2 — BC High

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2017

Division 1 — East Boston

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Bishop Feehan

2018

Division 1 — Latin Academy

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Austin Prep

2019

Division 1 — New Mission

Division 2 — St. John’s Prep

Division 3 — Austin Prep

SINGELAIS AWARD

1988

Notre Dame of Tyngsboro

1989

Notre Dame of Hingham

1990

Notre Dame of Hingham

1991

Notre Dame of Tyngsboro

1992

Notre Dame of Hingham

1993

Notre Dame of Tyngsboro

1994

Notre Dame of Hingham

1995

Notre Dame of Hingham

1996

Notre Dame of Hingham

1997

Notre Dame of Hingham

1998

Notre Dame of Hingham

1999

Notre Dame of Hingham

2000

Notre Dame of Hingham

2001

Notre Dame of Hingham

2002

Ursuline

2003

Notre Dame of Hingham

2004

Ursuline

2005

Mt. Alvernia

2006

Notre Dame of Hingham

2007

Notre Dame of Hingham

2008

Notre Dame of Hingham

2009

Notre Dame of Hingham

2010

Notre Dame of Hingham

2011

Notre Dame of Hingham

2012

Notre Dame of Hingham

2013

Notre Dame of Tyngsboro

2014

Notre Dame of Hingham

2015

Notre Dame of Hingham

2016

Notre Dame of Hingham

2017

Notre Dame of Hingham

2018

Ursuline

2019

Ursuline

MARKHAM AWARD

1997

Shawsheen

1998

Greater Lowell

1999

Greater Lowell

2000

Keefe Tech

2001

Keefe Tech

2002

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Norfolk

2003

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Norfolk

2004

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Norfolk

2005

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Blue Hills

2006

Division 1 — Greater Lowell

Division 2 — Blue Hills

2007

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Blackstone Valley

2008

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Blackstone Valley

2009

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Blackstone Valley

2010

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Blue Hills

2011

Shawsheen

2012

Shawsheen

2013

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Norfolk Aggie

2014

Division 1 — Blackstone Valley

Division 2 — McCann Tech

2015

Division 1 — Blackstone Valley

Division 2 — McCann Tech

2016

Division 1 — Shawsheen

Division 2 — Essex Tech

2017

Division 1 — Blackstone Valley

Division 2 — Diman Voke

2018

Division 1 — Blackstone Valley

Division 2 — Old Colony

2019

Division 1 — Blackstone Valley

Division 2 — Essex Tech


Jenna Ciccotelli can be reached at jenna.ciccotelli@globe.com.