10 Dec 18
Girls volleyball All-Scholastics, fall 2018
MIKAYLA BUSHELL, CASE
The two-time Div. 3 All-State team member led her team to the South sectional finals this season, finishing with 172 kills, 179 receptions and 199 digs. The senior outside hitter ended her career with 409 kills and 410 digs. Bushell is a member of the National Honor Society.
LUNA COLOZZO, WINCHESTER
The Middlesex League co-MVP, the senior outside hitter finished the season with 331 kills, 347 service points, 253 digs and 50 aces. Colozzo owns the school record for most kills in a single match, season and career at Winchester. She will attend Merrimack College in the fall.
CAROLINE CURLEY, DUXBURY
The two-time MGVCA All-State team member was No. 1 in blocking (113) and No. 2 in hitting (273) in Div. 2 this season. The senior middle hitter/blocker led her team to their second straight South sectional championship. The Spanish Honor Society member is unsure about her future collegiate plans.
EMMA FENTON, BOURNE
The senior captain right-side hitter had 402 kills and 60 blocks on the season in leading Bourne to the Div. 3 state title. Fenton ended her career as a two-time South Coast Conference All-Star and two-time Div. 3 All-State team member. The National Honor Society and class president wants to be a special education teacher in the future.
KALEIGH FITZGERALD, READING
Fitzgerald led her team to the Middlesex League title, finishing the season with 113 kills, 320 assists and 82 aces. The junior setter and right-side hitter earned Middlesex League All-Star, All-Conference and Div. 1 All-State team selections. The honor roll student plans to play volleyball in college.
ABIGAIL HEREDIA, LAWRENCE
The Merrimack Valley Conference MVP, Heredia led her team to a 21-1 season and the Div. 1 North sectiona title. The senior middle hitter notched a season-high 26 kills and four blocks against Tewksbury earlier this season. The Merrimack Volley team member is undecided about her future plans.
RILEY JAMES, BARNSTABLE
The four-time Old Colony All-Star notched 435 kills, 43 aces and 193 digs this season in leading her team to the Div. 1 state finals. A four-time Div. 1 All-State member, James leaves as the state’s all-time leader in kills with 1,729 career kills. A member of the National Honor Society and secretary of the Spanish Honor Society, James has signed to play volleyball at Bryant University in the fall.
JANICE LEAO, NEW BEDFORD
A Big Three All-Star, the senior standout had 445 kills and a .549 hitting percentage this year in leading her team to a 22-2 record and a berth in the Div. 1 South final. The two-time MGVCA All-State pick is a member of the National Honor Society and will play volleyball at the University of Miami.
ALEXIS MANCHA, ANDOVER
The Merrimack Valley Conference MVP, Mancha helped her team to win the league title this past season. The senior setter, libero and outside hitter finished her career with 459 kills, 808 digs, 489 assists and 167 aces. Mancha is a student ambassador and will be attending St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y., in the fall.
MELISSA MORELLI, LYNNFIELD
The two-time Cape Ann League All Star aided her team in winning the Div. 2 North title. The junior captain is a setter/right-side hitter and has 819 assists for her career to go along with 162 aces. The high honor roll student with a 4.2 GPA, Morelli hopes to play volleyball in college while studying nursing.
INGRID MURPHY, BARNSTABLE
The senior outside hitter had 289 kills with 54 aces and 237 digs on the season as the Raiders went 23-1 and advanced to the Div. 1 state finals. The four-time Old Colony League All-Star finishes her career with 959 kills, 731 digs and 159 aces. A member of the National Honor Society and student council, Murphy will play volleyball at Bentley next fall.
KRISTIN O’KEEFE, ARLINGTON CATHOLIC
The Catholic Central League MVP had 355 kills, 45 aces and 40 blocks this season. A two-time Catholic Central All-Star, O’Keefe finished with 649 kills and 103 blocks for her career. The senior captain is undecided about her future plans, but the honor roll student wants to play either volleyball or basketball at the next level.
ALEKSANDRA QOSE, NORTH QUINCY
The Patriot League Most Valuable Player, Qose accumulated 273 kills, 219 digs and 107 aces in leading her team to a 17-3 record. The senior outside hitter made the MGVCA Div. 1 All-State team multiple times. The Smash Volleyball Club member is either going to Simmons College or UMass-Boston next fall.
MCKENZIE RAE, WALPOLE
A two-time Bay State Conference first-team and MGVCA Division 1 All-State member, the senior setter finished with 631 assists and 77 aces this season and owns the Walpole record with 1,772 career assists. The National Honor Society member plans to attend college next year.
CHELSEA SIMMONS, NEWTON NORTH
A setter/right-side hitter, Simmons earned MGVCA Division 1 All-State honors after leading the Tigers to their second straight Div. 1 state title. A Bay State Conference All Star, Simmons also participates in track. The Smash Volleyball team member has not settled on a college as of yet.
ABIGAIL SLAVIK, SACRED HEART
The two-time Mayflower League MVP and three-time League All Star, Slavik notched 369 kills, 50 blocks and 59 aces this year. The senior middle hitter is a member of the National Honor Society member and plans to study computer science at college.
ASHLEY WANG, NEWTON NORTH
The three-time Bay State All-Star played a pivotal role in helping the Tigers successfully defend their Div. 1 state title. The senior setter/right-side hitter won the Div. 1 title in the discus last spring. The co-founder of Rosie’s Club, Wang will play volleyball at Harvard next fall.
EMILY ZHANG, ACTON-BOXBORO
The Dual-County League MVP, Zhang finished her career with 750 digs and 86 aces (449 digs and 23 aces this year alone). The senior libero is a two-time Dual County League All Star and was named to the MGVCA Div.1 All State team. The high honor roll student is undecided about her future collegiate plans.
2018 GIRLS VOLLEYBALL ALL-STARS
BAY STATE CONFERENCE
Daly Johnson, Payton Hartung, Siena Tacelli (Needham); Natalija Beslic, Haley McCabe, Pilar Hincapie (Brookline); Abby Rae, McKenzie Rae, Sawyer King (Walpole); Nicole Dragon (Milton); Maria Batlle (Wellesley); Madeline Dubé (Braintree); Ashley Wang, Chelsea Simmons, Tessa Lanfear, Christina Butera (Newton North)
BOSTON CITY LEAGUE
Aliza Diaz, Maren Dougherty, Haylin Tejeda (Latin Academy); Sarah Arroyo, Cindy Rodriguez, Adriana Valenzuela (Boston International); Javana Miller, Joenissa Tirado Ortiz, Ysmell Rodriguez (Brighton); Karenny Mendez, Marcelina Miranda, Vivianetshka Vega (Burke); Candecia Brown, Erica Nunez (CASH); Knemiah Lovewine, Jadayshlee Hernandez, Neosma Ramirez (Charlestown); Odalys Abreau, Ariana Gordon, Veronica Pena (East Boston); Janae De La Cruz-Bush, Emelyn Matos, Rosa Vargas Perez (Madison Park); Darianna Pimentel, Ivanna Valdez Tavares, Stephanie Veloz (New Mission); Ladine Barbosa, Theresa Piard, Jennifer Teixeria (O’Bryant); Moriah Cabral (Snowden); Thuy Le, Valerie Okoro, Anyia Porritt (South Boston); Candace Ells, Widgynie Exceus, Jovanna Grullon (TechBoston); Evelyn Ocegueda, Dahiana Gomez, Jasmine Riguer (West Roxbury)
CAPE AND ISLANDS
Callie Sullivan, Ally Rogers, Carly Burns, Maija O’Hara (Sturgis East); Sarah Andersen, Malika Phillip, Anna Leary (Nantucket); Lylah Niederberger, Olivia Taylor, Riley Niederberger (Sturgis West); Melissa Vancott, Haley Sullivan (St. John Paul); Jasmine Goncalo (Cape Cod Tech)
MVP: Malika Phillip, Callie Sullivan
COMMONWEALTH ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
DIV. 1: Masireh Ceesay, Jessica Martinez (Chelsea); Teddie Flynn, Stephanie McLean, Katie Westbrook (Essex Tech); Ester Mills, Katie Tran (Fellowship)
MVP: Teddie Flynn
DIV. 2: Kyra Devoe, Geanna Lorenzo, Alegna Reyes (Greater Lawrence); Araceli Lopez, Kailynn Senechiame (Greater Lowell); Shyla Jackson, Michayla Lawrence (Lynn Tech); Michela Correale, Brianna Noguiera, Rachel Wronski (Mystic Valley); Ashley Crosby, Anna Tang (Nashoba Tech); Maggie O’Brien, Taylor Sullivan (Northeast); Elena Murgia, Maddie Walent (Notre Dame); Paige Athanasiou, Liliana Foucault (PMA); Brooke Johnson, Katie Morrissey (Shawsheen); Zaria Collazo, Angela Spaulding (Whittier)
MVP: Liliana Foucault
DUAL COUNTY LEAGUE
LARGE: Emily Zhang, Michele Zhang, Anisha Mistry (Acton-Boxboro); Jessie Li, Caitlin Myron (Lincoln-Sudbury); Devyn Hooper, Elise Sepe (Westford Academy); Breann Cleary (Boston Latin); Phoebe Bloomberg (Newton South); Melissa Liu (Cambridge)
MVP: Emily Zhang
SMALL: Natalie Bumpus, Mary Kate Murphy, Maddy Koenig (Concord-Carlisle); Ava Tang, Noelle McGah (Wayland); Mallory Ferland, Kate Winkler (Bedford); Caitlin Slattery (Waltham); Gillian Reeder (Weston)
MVP: Natalie Bumpus
EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Rebecca Little, Samantha Hourihan (Coyle-Cassidy); Kaylee Mankins, Catherine Martin, Sophie Olivares Bishop Feehan, Natalie Reid (Bishop Feehan); Julia Michaels, Michelle King (Bishop Stang)
Chelsea Calcagni (Attleboro); Nicole Brown, Erin Devine, Megan McDonough (Canton); Grace Boudreau (Foxboro); Lauren McGrath, Riley Marino, Ellie Wisniewski (Franklin); Catherine Waldeck (King Phillip); Greenly Kelly (Mansfield); Sydney Sutton (Milford); Tatiana Sotelo, Hayley Gaskin (North Attleboro); Sadie Homer, Allison Kemp (Oliver Ames); Jade Veth (Sharon); Hanna Holden, Molly Turner (Stoughton); McKenzie Lucie (Taunton)
MVP: Lauren McGrath
MERRIMACK VALLEY CONFERENCE
ALL-CONFERENCE: Alexis Mancha, Hailey Halverson (Andover); Megan Crowley (Billerica); Rachel Hyatt, Ahnasia McKinney (Chelmsford); Jadaleee Burdier, Lismari Valdez (Haverhill); Abigail Heredia, Vielka Sanchez, Alondra Davila, Chantal Melgan (Lawrence); Dai Thawnghmung (Lowell); Nyah Mazzone (Methuen); Sara Farhnum, Laura Farhnum, Julia Webster (North Andover); Alli Wild, Kerry Shea (Tewksbury)
MVP: Alexis Mancha, Abigail Heredia
NORTH: Tatiana Correia, Rachel Coleman, Martyna Kot (Peabody); Kate Mulligan, Sophie Mcgarigal (Beverly); Isabel Curtin, Jordan Heafitz (Marblehead)
MVP: Tatiana Correia
SOUTH: Grace Leete, Carly Goodhue, Lily Eldridge, Madelyn Montanari (Danvers); Grace Galvin (Medford); Cassidy Ryan (Swampscott); Nina Vrankic (Saugus)
MVP: Grace Leete
KEENAN: Caroline Curley, Hanna George, Grace Pena, Emma Sheehan (Duxbury); Maddie McCullom, Tatum Oakley, Haley McConnell, Molly Schwall (Hingham); Allison Hanlon, Nicole Scott (Whitman-Hanson); Sarah Burt (Plymouth North); Michela Cotten, Catherine Donovan (Silver Lake)
MVP: Maddie McCullom
FISHER: Allison McMorrrow, Lila El-Zawi, Alyssa Ruan (Quincy); Alex Qose, Camryn Burgio, Sara Wong, Kayli Wu (North Quincy); Sarah L’Italian, Cameron Evans, Anna Curran (Pembroke); Sara McCusker, Jacqui Manning (Hanover); Mila Manic (Plymouth South); Kate Montgomery (Scituate)
MVP: Alex Qose
Bella Onsi, Angie Grabmeier, Jenna Willwerth, Mia Ardila (Hopkinton); Maegan Hladick, Alex Spezzano (Medway); Emily Howland, Anna Koeva (Holliston); Abby Clark, Morgan Kane (Millis); Abbie Eng (Norton); Kelly Buonato, Erin Craven (Westwood); Julia Dangel (Ashland); Jasmine James (Norwood); Maddie Mantegani (Bellingham); Genevieve Brooslin (Medfield)
MVP: Bella Onsi, Maegan Hladick