11 Apr 19
Herald All-Scholastics Girls Basketball
SHAY BOLLIN, BRIDGEWATER-RAYNHAM
The freshman sensation averaged 16.6 points and 8.3 rebounds a game in leading the Trojans to a 21-2 record and a berth in the Div. 1 South semifinals. The 6-foot-2 guard also had 67 steals and 53 blocked shots. In the offseason, Bollin plays AAU basketball for the Bay State Jaguars.
ALI BRIGHAM, FRANKLIN
The 6-foot-3 junior forward was a force in leading her team to the Div. 1 state semifinals. Brigham averaged 22 points, 15 rebounds and four blocked shots a game, going over the 1,000-point mark earlier in the season. The Most Valuable Player in the Hockomock League, Brigham has given a verbal commitment to play basketball at George Washington.
SAMMI GALLANT, BISHOP FENWICK
The Most Valuable Player of the Catholic Central Large, the 5-foot-8 point guard averaged 16.5 points and six rebounds in leading the Crusaders to the Div. 3 North semifinals. She earned all-tournament honors at the Larry McIntire Tournament late in the season. An honors student, Gallant has committed to playing at Franklin Pierce next year.
LAUREN SAMPSON, WALTHAM
The co-MVP of the Dual County League Small, the 6-foot guard averaged 20.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists a game. A 1,000-point scorer for her career, Sampson finished her career with a 16.6 scoring average. Sampson has committed to playing college basketball at Providence.
ADRIANA TIMBERLAKE, BRAINTREE
The senior guard was a key component behind a Braintree team that successfully defended its Div. 1 state title. Timberlake averaged 16.4 points a game, surpassing the 1,000-point mark for her career. The Bay State Herget MVP, Timberlake will play college basketball at Southern New Hampshire.
KORI BARACH, CONCORD-CARLISLE
The Dual County League Small co-MVP for the second straight season, the sophomore swingman averaged 18 points and 10.8 rebounds a game. A well-rounded talent, Barach also amassed 5.2 assists and 4.2 steals a contest for a Patriots team that went 20-2.
AMANI BOSTON, CATHEDRAL
The leader behind the Panthers’ march to a third Div. 4 state title in four years, Boston averaged 13 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals a game. A four-time Catholic Central Large All-Star. Boston made the Headmasters List in each of her four seasons at the school. Boston has committed to play basketball at Southern Connecticut State.
GIA BRAMANTI, ANDOVER
The Merrimack Valley Conference Large Player of the Year, the senior guard averaged 9.1 points per game on her way to eclipsing 1,000 for her career (1,029 total). She made the all-tournament team at the Commonwealth Motors Christmas Classic. The senior plans on possibly doing a post-graduate year in the fall.
ABBY CLARK, MILLIS
The MVP of the Tri-Valley League Small, Clark was a driving force in leading Millis to an appearance in the Div. 3 state semifinals. She averaged 11.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game as the Mohawks captured the league title. Clark finished her career with 731 points and 520 rebounds. An honor roll student, Clark will attend UMass in the fall.
MARGARET DANEHY, MANSFIELD
The senior forward earned Hockomock League All-Star honors after scoring 255 points and grabbing 263 rebounds in leading Mansfield to the Div. 1 South semifinals. A three-sport athlete, Danehy plays field hockey and lacrosse as well. She is a member of the National Honor Society,
ERIN DONLAN, ARLINGTON CATHOLIC
The Stonehill commit was named a Herald All-Scholastic for a third time in 2019, posting 16 points per game to finish with 1,361 total for her career. Donlan leaves as a four-time Catholic Central Large All-Star and a recipient of the Cronin Award for outstanding contribution to Arlington Catholic basketball. She is a member of both the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society.
ERIN GALLELLA, TEWKSBURY
The Merrimack Valley Conference Small MVP, Gallella played a pivotal role in leading the Redmen to the Div. 2 North final. Gallella was an all-league performer in soccer. A member of the National Honor Society, Gallella will attend Worcester State this fall.
KATIE GALLIGAN, PEMBROKE
The junior guard averaged 16 points and 11 rebounds a game in leading the Titans to their first Div. 2 South title. The Patriot League Fisher MVP ended the season with 958 points, well within striking distance of the school’s all-time scoring record. A three-sport athlete, Galligan is a member of the Key Club and student council.
PAMELA GONZALEZ, ST. MARY’S
The two-time Herald All-Scholastic averaged 13 points and 10.7 rebounds per game in leading the Spartans to the Div. 3 state championship game. The Catholic Central Large All-Star ended her career with 1,436 points. An honor roll student, Gonzalez is looking at either Emmanuel or Regis.
MAKAYLA GRAVES, MASCONOMET
The 2019 MVP of the Cape Ann League Kinney, the junior point guard averaged 14.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game. Graves participates as a volunteer at Beverly Hospital, while boasting a GPA of 4.12. Graves has verbally committed to play field hockey at Northeastern.
BROOKE GUIFFRE, WELLESLEY
The Bay State Conference Carey MVP, Guiffre averaged 16.1 points per game this past season. She was deadly from 3-point land, shooting at a 39 percent clip to help guide Wellesley to the Div. 1 South semifinals. Guiffre also is a member of the National Honor Society and will be headed to Colby College this fall.
SAMANTHA HOURIHAN, COYLE & CASSIDY
A three-time Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star, Hourihan scored 250 points and grabbed 258 rebounds, giving her career totals of more than 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. A vital part of the 2018 Div. 4 state championship team, Hourihan is a member of the National Honor Society. She will continue her basketball career at Springfield College.
ANGELICA HURLEY, PENTUCKET
The junior forward was immense down the stretch as Pentucket captured its first Div. 2 title since 2012. The junior forward averaged 12.6 points and seven rebounds per game, good enough to be named a Cape Ann League All-Star. Hurley hopes to continue playing basketball in the college ranks, while possibly pursuing a nursing degree.
DEJAH JENKINS, CATHEDRAL
The senior guard averaged 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals a game in leading the Panthers to their third Div. 4 state title in four years. An honor roll student, Jenkins ended her career with nearly 1,600 points. Jenkins will continue her basketball career at Central Connecticut State next year.
JENIYAH JONES, BRAINTREE
The senior guard capped off a terrific final season with a performance for the ages in the Div. 1 state final. She scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Wamps successfully defended their Div. 1 state title. Over the course of the 2018-19 season, she averaged 14.5 points and nine rebounds per game.
HALEY LIGHTBODY, READING
The senior guard was named the Middlesex Liberty Most Valuable Player as she averaged 18.3 points, 10 rebounds and five steals per game. Lightbody ended her career with 1,326 career points. A multi-sport standout athlete, Lightbody has captured the state pole vault title and will compete in track at Stonehill College.
BRENNA McDONALD, NATICK
A Bay State Conference All-Star, the junior forwad averaged 15 points, 13 rebounds, three assists and three blocks a game. A two-time BSC All-Star, McDonald plays AAU basketball for the Bay State Jaguars. A high honors student, McDonald’s longterm goal is to play basketball at a high level in college.
KIARA McINTYRE, NEEDHAM
The junior guard averaged 15.3 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.1 steals per game in fueling the Rockets to the Div. 1 South final. The Bay State Conference All-Star plays AAU for the New England Crusaders in the offseason. McIntyre is an honor roll student.
FLANNERY O’CONNOR, AMESBURY
The senior forward was named the Cape Ann Baker Player of the Year after leading her team to the Div. 3 North final. The school all-time leading female scorer, O’Connor scored 402 points this season, giving her a career total of 1,298 points. A member of both the National Honor Society and the Quill And Scroll Honor Society, O’Connor will attend Framingham State in the fall.
OLUCHI OKANANWA, PEABODY
The freshman guard proved to be more than ready for the big stage, earning Northeastern Conference MVP honors. Okananwa averaged 16.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game in leading the Tanners to a 21-2 record and a berth in the Div. 1 North semifinals. She also competes in volleyball and outdoor track.
BROOKE PILLSBURY, WESTFORD ACADEMY
The co-MVP of the Dual County Large was a double-double machine for the Grey Ghosts, recording 10 during the season. She concluded the season by averaging 14.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, five assists, 2.5 blocks and 2.2 assists a game. She earned a berth on the all-Commonweath Motors Christmas Classic team earlier in the season.
MONICA SPAIN, ARCHBISHOP WILLIAMS
The tournament run continued for Archbishop Williams as Spain helped the Bishops to yet another Div. 3 South title. The Catholic Central Large All-Star averaged 10 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals a game. An honors student, the senior guard has committed to continuing her basketball career at Assumption College.
KAYLEE THOMAS, CENTRAL CATHOLIC
Thomas played a crucial role in helping Central Catholic to the Div. 1 state semifinals, amassing 341 points, 127 rebounds and 76 assists this season, Thomas also was named to the MVC All-Conference Team for a second straight year as well. A member of the North Shore Blizzard AAU squad, the senior plans on playing at Merrimack College next season.
COLBY UPCHURCH, FENWAY
A two-time Herald All-Scholastic, Upchurch was named team MVP after carrying Fenway to a spot in the Div. 4 state semifinals. On the season, the senior guard averaged 14 points, nine assists and seven rebounds per game. She finishes as a two-time Boston City League All-Star.
GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-STARS
ATLANTIC COAST LEAGUE
FIRST TEAM: Lindsay Schoener (Dennis-Yarmouth); Kayla Thomas, Ariana Silvia, Skyler Gonsalves (Falmouth); Kathryn Maull (Marshfield); Skyeler Sandison, Reagan Meehan, Francesca Gonnella (Nauset); Leah Mahoney, Calie Sorenson (Sandwich)
SECOND TEAM: Tara Coppinger (Dennis-Yarmouth); Anya Thomas (Falmouth); Dominique Davis, Caileigh Sullivan (Marshfield); Ashley Ross (Nauset)
BAY STATE CONFERENCE
Adriana Timberlake, Jeniyah Jones, Ariana Fay (Braintree); Vienna Monestime (Framingham); Bridget Kelly (Milton); Brenna McDonald, Claire Gaziano (Natick); Kiara McIntyre, Marianna Jantzen (Needham); Izzi Bledsoe (Newton North); Sydney Scales, Jill White (Walpole); Brooke Guiffre, Gianna Palli, Molly Cronin (Wellesley)
MVP: Brooke Guiffre, Adriana Timberlake
Mackenzie Carreiro, Anya Rivera (Durfee); Monica Eires (New Bedford); Jaila Smith, Raybekah Tais, Jade Wint (Brockton)
BOSTON CITY LEAGUE
Jordan Bellot, Fiona Mannion (Latin Academy); Alphylincea Jean-Baptiste, Kayla Monteiro, LaDawn Spencer (Boston United); Kai Brooks, Jaylynn Hernandes, Destiny Long (Brighton); Amaya Adamson, Shantell Johnson (Burke); Alizey Marshall (Charlestown); Teya Dunn, Winjourcy Robeson, Saunyette Sneed (CASH); Nicolette Brangiforte, Alexandria Day, Madison Theriault (East Boston); Nattaly David, Dasiah Thornton, Colby Upchurch (Fenway); Tanaysha Coleman, Christina Guerrero, Samantha Whitlock (Madison Park); Jasharee Greene, Jayla Gonzalez, Winnie Kenou (New Mission); Jasmine Cox, Grace Burns, Lina Guerrero (O’Bryant); Nirome Forbes, Nalah Jovan, Karla Lopez (Snowden); Chyna Payen Sena, Aneesa Williams-Santiago (TechBoston)
CAPE & ISLANDS
Malika Phillip, Marina Caspe, Anna Steadman, Paige Albertson (Nantucket); Maddy Frances, Devin Hill, Becky Butler, Ainsley Ramsey (Falmouth Academy); Ava Dowick, Maddie Tucker, Aubrey LeBlanc (Sturgis East); Maggie Dever, Erin Starkey, Melissa Velasquez (Monomoy); Sasha Kakis, Kylie Estrella (Martha’s Vineyard); Victoria Butler, Sarah Lopiccolo (St. John Paul); Taylah Gurley (Cape Cod Tech); Marena Gardella (Cape Cod Academy); Colleen Cameron (Sturgis West)
MVP: Devin Hill
CAPE ANN LEAGUE
FIRST TEAM: Flannery O’Connor, Alli Napoli (Amesbury); Isabella Pomeroy (Manchester-Essex); Mak Graves, Morgan Bovardi (Masconomet); Anna Hickman (Newburyport); Angelica Hurley, Angelina Yacubacci, Maddi Doyle (Pentucket); Julia Howes, Alli Grasso (North Reading); Cate MacDonald (Lynnfield)
KINNEY MVP: Mak Graves
BAKER MVP: Flannery O’Connor
CATHOLIC CENTRAL LARGE
Monica Spain, Jess Knight, Bridgette O’Reilly (Archbishop Williams); Erin Donlan, Kristen O’Keefe (Arlington Catholic); Sammi Gallant, Olivia DiPietro (Bishop Fenwick); Olivia Dandrow (Cardinal Spellman); Mackenzie Daleba, Dejah Jenkins, Amani Boston, Kiara Ainsley (Cathedral); Pamela Gonzalez, Olivia Matela (St. Mary’s); Catherine Bravo, Mia Han (Austin Prep)
MVP: Sammi Gallant
CATHOLIC CENTRAL SMALL
Janaya Powell (Cristo Rey); Emily Jussaume, Emily Bartlett, Antonia Mukiibi (Lowell Catholic); Francesca Farrell, Emma Found, Olivia Found, Olivia Domingos (Matignon); Katty Haidul, Andrea Manley, Sarita Chen, Milana Margetson, Korine Haddul (Pope John); Camille Taylor (St. Joseph’s Prep)
MVP: Katty Haidul
Clarissa Garzon, Bridget Feldman (Fontbonne); Marua Pichay, Kristin Barrett (Notre Dame); Alison Meade, Siobhan O’Sullivan (Ursuline)
COMMONWEALTH ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
DIVISION 1: Tara Foley, Kate Story, Michela Correale, Talia Mamayek (Mystic Valley); Aliza Som, Michaela Kelly (Greater Lowell); Alex DiPerri, Shannon Fitzgerald (Shawsheen); Azrielle Jimenez (Essex Tech); Rachel McGrath (Whittier)
MVP: Talia Mamayek
DIVISION 2: Laisha Joaquin, Janalis Guzman, Kyana Pena (Greater Lawrence); Natalie Kelleher, Jackie DeNisco (Notre Dame); Maggie O’Brien, Kayla McLaughlin (Northeast); Arianna Anaya (Lynn Tech); Mayah Ventura, Gitu Degefa (Chelsea)
MVP: Laisha Joaquin
DIVISION 3: Naudia Resnek, Tatiana Megie-Maddrey, Destiny Guzman (KIPP); McKenzie Weldon, Dora Csonge, Kolby Barbieri (PMA); Jen Mills, Paige Zbyszewski (Minuteman); Kaitlyn May (Nashoba); Ester Mills (Fellowship)
MVP: Dora Csonge
DUAL COUNTY LEAGUE
LARGE: Brooke Pillsbury, Ally Giovino, Carolyn Graham (Westford Academy); Amaris Mills, Frankie Silva, Amari Turner (Newton South); Kizziah Ruff, Lily Taylor, Sophie Vital (Cambridge); Kate Maylander, Alex Poplyk (Acton-Boxboro); Kerstin Kelly (Lincoln-Sudbury)
MVP: Brooke Pillsbury, Sophie Vital
SMALL: Kori Barach, Rachel Barach, Courtney Sepucha, Hope LeFebvre (Concord-Carlisle); Lauren Sampson, Sheridan Blaha, Lulu Ohm (Waltham); Emma Kiernan, Kate Balicki (Wayland); Joelle DeLia, Lauren Legere (Bedford); Christina Costa (Weston); Emelia O’Gilvie (Boston Latin)
MVP: Kori Barach, Lauren Sampson
EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Brianna Gillen, Sarah John (Bishop Feehan); Kaylee Haynes , Rachael Johnson, Samantha Hourihan (Coyle-Cassidy); Catherine Yeargin, Abby Fernandes (Bishop Stang)
Emma Eberhardt (Sharon); Kaitlyn Mollica, Chelsea Gibbons (Foxboro); Ali Brigham, Bea Bondhus (Franklin); Liv McCall, Julia Feid (Attleboro); Aliyah Wright (Stoughton); Shannon O’Connor, Faye Veilleux (King Philip); Maggie Danehy, Sydney Mulkern (Mansfield); Sonya Fernandez (Taunton); Julia Hamilton, Kiara Cerruti (Canton); Caroline Flynn, Caroline Peper (Oliver Ames)
MVP: Ali Brigham
Kylie Schrock (Rockport); Tova Gelb, Daniella Bessler (Maimonides); Rochelle Casey, Hannah Madeya (Mt. Alvernia)
MAYFLOWER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
LARGE: Ariel Carter, Rose Dacey, Jamillia Ross (Blue Hills); Mya Parker, Ronnie Leapaga, Hannah Perez (Diman); Jena Johnson, Abby DiFloures (Tri-County); Carissa Dutton (Bristol-Plymouth); Nia Mendes (Southeastern)
MVP: Ariel Carter, Abby DiFloures
SMALL: Zaria Codio, Kiki Soule, McKenna Maloney (Norfolk Aggie); Jade Watts, Rory Sneyd (South Shore); Katherine Kirby, Lauren McGowan (Old Colony); Savannah Salvador (Bristol Aggie); Nicaeyla Pires (Upper Cape)
MVP: Tiffany Cabral
COMPREHENSIVE: Abby Bedard, Morgan Doherty, Colleen O’Toole (West Bridgewater); Jessica Carney, Leah Sylvain (Westport); Destiny Morales-Williams, Reona Muse (Holbrook); Shelby Hibbert (Bishop Connolly); Kylee Slavik (Sacred Heart)
MVP: Abby Bedard
MERRIMACK VALLEY CONFERENCE
ALL-CONFERENCE: Taylor Landry, Tatum Shaw, Gia Bramanti (Andover); Madison Bonvie (Billerica); Kaylee Thomas, Nadeshka Bridgewater (Central Catholic); Kate Krueger (Chelmsford); Leandra Kwo, Kya Burdier (Haverhill); Niky Yrrizarry (Lowell); Alli Wild, Erin Gallella, Lizzie Gallella (Tewksbury)
DIVISION 1 MVP: Gia Bramanti
DIVISION 2 MVP: Erin Gallella, Lizzie Gallella
LIBERTY: Ava Connolly, Claire Ewen (Arlington); Maiya Bergdorf, Jess Giorgio, Megan Tan (Belmont); Kirea Snell (Lexington); Haley Lightbody, Isabella Zagami (Reading); Grace Casey (Winchester); Ashlyn Pacheco, Marina Rufo (Woburn)
FREEDOM: Marina Callahan (Burlington); Lily Cunningham, Samantha Dewey, Peri MacDonald, Samantha Smith (Melrose); Julia Plourde (Stoneham); Jamie Greatorex (Wakefield); Taylor Lambo (Watertown); Gabriella Boyd, Kylie Ducharme, Jenna Tavanese (Wilmington)
LIBERTY MVP: Haley Lightbody
FREEDOM MVP: Samantha Dewey
NORTH ALL-CONFERENCE: Mayshayla Johnson (Lynn English); Erika Cheever (Revere); Hailey Anderson (Beverly); Emily Clough (Marblehead); Liz Zaiter, Catherine Manning, Oluchi Okanawa (Peabody)
NORTH MVP: Oluchi Okanawa
SOUTH ALL-CONFERENCE: Alessia Salzillo, Kiley Ronan (Saugus); Nikki Rosa, Grace DiGrande (Swampscott); Autumn James (Danvers); Maura Dorr (Winthrop);
SOUTH MVP: Nikki Rosa
OLD COLONY LEAGUE
FIRST TEAM: Shay Bollin, Kenzie Matulonis, Kaleigh Matulonis (Bridgewater-Raynham); Carly Whiteside (Barnstable); Lindsey Oliveira (Dartmouth)
SECOND TEAM: Nakiya Bland, Dorian Funk (Barnstable); Ahlyn Silvia (Dartmouth); Kylee Piche, Nina Morrison (Bridgewater-Raynham)
MVP: Shay Bollin
KEENAN: Grace Bennis, Ryley Blasetti. Nicole Croteau, Maddie McCullom (Hingham); Kathryn Dunn, Brittany Gacica (Whitman-Hanson); Teagan Curran, Sam Brennan (Duxbury); Holly Reeder-Morning (Silver Lake); Caroline Tripp, Abby Egan, Kylie Grassi (Plymouth North)
MVP: Ryley Blasetti
FISHER: Kate Galligan, Jayne Howe, Sophie Considine (Pembroke); Allison McMorrow, Jillian O’Toole, Juliana Tracey (Quincy); Jaycie Rojik, Kate Montgomery, Liz Slein (Scituate); Janey Devlin (Hanover); Teja Andrews (Plymouth South); Mary Kate McAleavey (North Quincy)
MVP: Katie Galligan
SOUTH COAST CONFERENCE
Jayda Fortin, Sophia Gaucher, Abby Lens, Lea Seablom (Apponequet); Emma Fenton, Kaya Fernandes (Bourne); Emily D’Ambrosio, Gwyn Tatton (Dighton-Rehoboth); Rachel Davidson (Case); Maggie Brogioli, Mary Butler (Old Rochester); Mia DiBiase (Seekonk); Abigail Gajewski (Somerset Berkley); Tiara Duarte (Wareham)
MVP: Jayda Fortin
SOUTH SHORE LEAGUE
SULLIVAN: Peri Snow, Katie Smith, Kirsten Smith, Rachael Dutcher (East Bridgewater); Kristi Vierra, Lexi Rothman, Sadie O’Brien (Norwell); Samantha Crowley (Middleboro); Zharyah Moore (Randolph); Caroline Elie, Hannah Wylie (Rockland)
MVP: Kristi Vierra
TOBIN: Maureen Stanton, Lauren Keleher, Kristyanna Remillard (Abington); Emma Simmons, Holly Lauzon (Carver); Molly Greer (Cohasset); Micayla Redfearn (Hull); Ashley Keleher, Amiyah Peters (Mashpee)
MVP: Molly Greer
Ryann Lima, Kayla Madden (Ashland); Avery O’Connor (Dedham); Brooke Geoffroy (Holliston); Lily Morningstar (Hopkinton); Ceanna Kinney, Camila Silk (Medfield); Samantha Bean, Lauren Beach (Medway); Abby Clark, Eryn Rice, Abby Miller (Millis); Erin Reen, Megan Obrys (Norwood); Hannah Bean, Fiona McGowan, Elizabeth Gill (Westwood)
MVP: Elizabeth Gill, Abby Clark