Herald All-Scholastics: Football
BRENDAN ALBERT, CANTON
A key cog defensively, the senior outdoors linebacker and captain turned in a stellar season for the Div. 5 South finalist Bulldogs. Albert recorded 71 tackles, 10 sacks and three pressured fumbles to earn Hockomock League All-Star recognition. He completed his profession with 206 tackles and 29 sacks. Albert additionally captains the lacrosse workforce.
CHRISTOS ARGYROPOULOS, STONEHAM
The 6-foot, 200-pound bruising senior operating again spearheaded the Spartans run to this system’s first Div. 6 state title this season. He ran for 1,760 yards and 32 touchdowns, together with a 42-yard run for the game-winning rating within the Tremendous Bowl. For his efforts, Argyropoulos earned Middlesex League MVP honors.
SHANE AYLWARD, TEWKSBURY
A flexible participant at 5-foot-10 and 155 kilos, the junior broad receiver starred for the Div. Three North champion Redmen. Aylward caught over 50 passes for greater than 1,000 yards on his method to being named a Merrimack Valley Convention All-Star. He additionally performs basketball and volunteers his time with Greatest Buddies.
ANTHONY CAGGIANELLI, CENTRAL CATHOLIC
The senior operating again and out of doors linebacker turned in a sensational remaining season for the Div. 1 North finalist Raiders. Offensively, he amassed 668 yards dashing and 15 touchdowns whereas on protection, Caggianelli recorded 70 tackles, two interceptions and two defensive scores. He was named the Merrimack Valley Convention Giant Participant of the Yr. He additionally runs winter and spring monitor and hopes to play school soccer.
SPENCER CASSELL, HINGHAM
A two-way standout for the Harbormen, the 6-foot-6, 250-pound senior tight finish and defensive finish made his presence felt by racking up 51 tackles and 11 sacks. The Harvard commit additionally made 10 receptions for 198 yards and a landing. Cassell was named a Patriot League All-Star and scholar athlete. A state champion lacrosse participant, Cassell is a member of Nationwide Honor Society.
MIKE CIAFFONI, LINCOLN-SUDBURY
The UMass-bound senior was an integral half alongside each strains for the Div. 2 North finalist Warriors. Standing at 6-foot-Three and 275 kilos, Ciaffoni made 60 tackles, together with 12 tackles for loss, and recorded 5 sacks from his defensive deal with place. He was named the Twin County League Lineman of the Yr and a DCL All-Star.
RYAN CLEMENTE, NORTH ATTLEBORO
The 6-foot-2, 274-pound senior defensive deal with and offensive guard was a important piece within the Pink Rocketeers’ success. Clemente helped the Purple Rocketeers declare a share of the Hockomock League Davenport title for the fourth straight yr and was named the Davenport MVP. The Sacred Coronary heart-bound Clemente completed the season with 43 tackles and totaled eight sacks for his profession.
JAY CONNOLLY, TEWKSBURY
It was fairly the ultimate season for the senior dual-threat quarterback because the sign caller guided the Redmen to a Div. Three Tremendous Bowl look. Connolly was distinctive throwing the ball all through his profession, because the three-year starter amassed Three,900 profession passing yards with greater than 40 touchdowns. He was named the Merrimack Valley Convention Div. 2 Participant of the Yr this season. Connolly is an honor roll scholar and DECA member.
KYLE CONNOLLY, FALMOUTH
The junior quarterback might make opposing defenses pay together with his arm and legs this season. Connolly rushed for 1,497 yards and 15 touchdowns whereas passing for a further seven scores. He additionally performed defensive again and for his efforts was named an Atlantic Coast League All-Star. Connolly additionally performs baseball and needs to turn into an athletic coach or bodily therapist.
GABE DeSOUZA, NORTH ANDOVER
The senior large receiver and free security performed an immense position to assist the Scarlet Knights seize a Div. 2 Tremendous Bowl title this season. Secondaries struggled to cowl DeSouza, who totaled 34 receptions for 658 yards and 11 touchdowns. He earned Merrimack Valley Convention All-Star honors. DeSouza completed his profession with 85 receptions for 1,617 yards and 20 touchdowns.
COOPER DeVEAU, XAVERIAN
An instrumental determine on each side of the ball for the Catholic Convention champion Hawks, the senior broad receiver and powerful security starred in his remaining season. The offensive MVP of the Catholic Convention, DeVeau had 26 receptions for 485 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, he registered 45 tackles and two interceptions. An honor roll scholar, DeVeau completed his profession with 1,000 receiving yards and in addition runs monitor.
KEVIN DEWING, ST. JOHN’S PREP
The 5-foot-11, 260-pound senior offensive guard and defensive deal with was a drive within the trenches to assist pave the best way to a Div. 1 Tremendous Bowl title this season. For a second straight season, Dewing was named a Catholic Convention All-Star. He additionally captains the baseball group and is a member of Nationwide Honor Society.
JALEN ECHEVARRIA, ST. MARY’S
In his first season enjoying for the Spartans, the senior operating again and defensive again delivered to paved the way to a Div. Four North title. The speedster again ran for 1,194 yards and 22 touchdowns to earn Catholic Central League All-Star recognition. Echevarria can also be a standout on the basketball courtroom the place he earned CCL MVP honors.
SCOTT ELLIOTT, HOLLISTON
Anchoring each the offensive and defensive strains, the 6-foot-Three, 270-pound lineman led the Panthers to a different terrific season. Elliot was a dominant pressure within the trenches and was named co-MVP of the Tri-Valley League. Alongside his lineman duties, he had one rush go for a landing this season. Elliott will proceed his soccer profession at Harvard.
NICK EVANS, ATTLEBORO
The 6-foot-Three, 265-pound two-way starter was one of many premier linemen within the Hockomock League. Evans served as a captain and anchored the offensive line at left deal with, whereas recording almost 40 tackles and three sacks on protection. For his efforts, he was named a Hockomock League All-Star.
LUCAS FERRARO, XAVERIAN
A pressure alongside the offensive and defensive position, the Brown College-bound senior performed a pivotal position for the Catholic Convention champion Hawks. The 6-foot-2, 260-pound Ferraro was named the Catholic Convention’s Offensive Lineman of the Yr and defensively, 20 of his 30 tackles have been for a loss. He additionally recorded 10 sacks and three pressured fumbles.
LUCAS FOLAN, CATHOLIC MEMORIAL
The 6-foot-2, 235-pound senior defensive finish from Weymouth was a sack machine for the Div. 1 state finalist Knights by registering 14 sacks. In complete, he recorded 67 tackles and 18 tackles for loss to be named the Catholic Convention’s Defensive Lineman of the Yr for the second time. Folan completed his profession with 33.5 sacks and is a member of peer ministry.
DEVAUN FORD, MASHPEE
A staple within the Falcons success which included three-straight Tremendous Bowl titles, the senior operating again dazzled as soon as once more in his last season. Ford rushed for 951 yards and 19 touchdowns this yr to earn South Shore League Participant of the Yr honors. He completed his profession with Three,362 dashing yards and 67 complete touchdowns. Ford can also be a three-time SSL baskeball All-Star.
WILSON FREDERIC, EVERETT
The 6-foot-2, 270-pound was a stalwart member of the senior offensive and defensive position for the Crimson Tide. Frederic anchored a stout defensive unit up entrance by making 52 tackles and in addition registering 4 sacks. He additionally provides to proceed his soccer profession from the College of Rhode Island and Bryant College.
XAVIER GONSALVES, MASHPEE
A defensive menace, the 6-foot-Three, 250-pound senior defensive finish turned in a stellar last season. He recorded 47 complete tackles and 6 sacks to earn South Shore League All-Star honors. A 3-time state champion, Gonsalves will proceed his soccer profession at UMass-Amherst. He additionally performs basketball and runs spring monitor. Gonsalves is an honor roll scholar and girls and boys keystone member.
MARCUS GONZALEZ, TECHBOSTON
Not many groups have been capable of cease, not to mention decelerate the 5-foot-10, 180-pound senior operating again in his last season. Gonzalez rushed for two,zero12 yards to steer the Bears together with scoring 22 touchdowns. For his large efforts, Gonzalez was named the Boston Metropolis League Participant of the Yr.
NICK GORDON, FRANKLIN
It was a record-breaking ultimate season for the senior quarterback. He was named the Hockomock League Kelley-Rex MVP after passing for two,100 yard and scoring 32 touchdowns, with 24 of these scores coming by means of the air. Gordon set the single-season marks in passing touchdowns and complete touchdowns, whereas he additionally holds the profession data for many passing touchdowns and general touchdowns in class historical past.
RYAN HALLIDAY, KING PHILIP
A workhorse operating again, the junior shouldered the offensive load for the Div. 2 South champion Warriors. Halliday completed the season with 1,248 yards dashing and 16 touchdowns and was named a Hockmock League All-Star. He additionally aided KP’s stellar protection with a robust displaying at his outdoors linebacker place.
VINNIE HOLMES, MANSFIELD
The 5-foot-10, 195-pound junior operating again and linebacker excelled for the Div. 2 South finalist Hornets. Holmes recorded 92 tackles and rushed for 467 yards and eight touchdowns. For his efforts, he was named a Hockomock League All-Star. For his profession, he has registered 200 tackles and Holmes has aspirations of enjoying school soccer.
JOSEPH HOWSHAN, CENTRAL CATHOLIC
The 5-foot-10, 190-pound senior operating again and security was an instrumental determine for the Div. 1 North finalist Raiders. Howshan earned Merrimack Valley Convention All-Star honors for the second consecutive seasons and completed his profession with 1,zero32 dashing yards, 17 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. A state champion within the 400 hurdles, Howshan can also be an honor roll scholar.
GEOFFREY JAMIEL, DENNIS-YARMOUTH
A dynamic extensive receiver, the sophomore produced at an accelerated degree for the Dolphins. Jamiel completed the season with 81 catches for 1,015 yards to go together with 1,970 all-purpose yards and 17 complete touchdowns. He was named an Atlantic Coast League All-Star for the second straight seasons. Jamiel performed on final yr’s state title staff and is an honor roll scholar.
KHARI JOHNSON, CATHOLIC MEMORIAL
The senior discovered a option to make an impression in all three phases for the Div. 1 state finalist Knights. Johnson caught six touchdowns passes together with returning two kickoffs for scores and recording two interceptions. A 3-year starter on the gridiron, he additionally runs monitor. Johnson has a number of presents to proceed his soccer profession in school.
BROOKS JONES, WAYLAND
A 3-year starter on the offensive and defensive position, the 6-foot-2 senior excelled on the sector and within the classroom. He registered 53 tackles and three sacks in his ultimate season. Jones additionally captains the wrestling and monitor groups and is a sectional champion wrestler. Jones is a member of Nationwide Honor Society.
GILBERT KABAMBA, EVERETT
At 6-foot-Three and 260 kilos, the senior was a standout defensively alongside the road for the 10-1 Crimson Tide. Kabamba recorded 46 tackles this season from his defensive finish place to go together with 4 sacks. He plans to attend both the College of Rhode Island or Bryant College.
PATRICK KEEFE, ST. JOHN’S PREP
The 5-foot-11, 225-pound senior center linebacker was a three-year starter and performed a key position within the Eagles profitable a Div. 1 Tremendous Bowl. For his stout defensive play, he was named a Catholic Convention All-Star. Keefe is dedicated to Norwich College, the place he’ll play soccer and lacrosse. He’s additionally a member of the younger entrepreneurs membership.
CHRISTIAN KEELING, WEST BRIDGEWATER
The 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior operating again capped off his highschool profession in type, serving to the Wildcats to a Div. Eight South title. On 200 carries this season, he rushed for two,zero47 yards and 32 touchdowns to earn Mayflower Athletic Convention All-Star honors. Keeling completed his profession with Four,453 yards and 71 touchdowns. He additionally performs basketball.
CAL KENNEY, LINCOLN-SUDBURY
A mainstay alongside the defensive position for the Div. 2 North finalist Warriors, the 6-foot-Three, 260-pound senior was four-year starter and two-year captain. He recorded 55 tackles, two punt blocks and two fumble recoveries to earn Twin County League Giant Lineman of the Yr honors. Kenney additionally excels within the classroom with a Three.78 GPA.
WILL KLEIN, ABINGTON
The junior operating again discovered a number of alternative ways to get into the top zone for the Div. 7 South finalist Inexperienced Wave. Klein totaled 20 touchdowns consisting of 9 receiving touchdowns, seven dashing scores, three punt return touchdowns and one kickoff return to pay filth. He amassed over 1,900 all-purpose yards and was a pacesetter in tackles at outdoors linebacker. An honor roll scholar, he additionally performs basketball and lacrosse.
MIKE MASSE, XAVERIAN
The 5-foot-11, 225-pound senior operating again and linebacker starred for the Catholic Convention champion Hawks. A Catholic Convention All-Star, Masse scored 13 complete touchdowns with 11 approaching the bottom. He made an immense impression defensively with 91 tackles, six pressured fumbles and 4 sacks. An honor roll scholar, the Trinity-bound Masse can also be a state finalist within the discus and three-time objective medalist powerlifter.
MATT McCARTHY, DANVERS
The Falcons have been powered by the dynamic senior operating again. He ran for 1,350 yards together with recording 575 receiving yards and 23 complete touchdowns this season. McCarthy was named the Northeastern Convention MVP. He completed his profession with Three,000 all-purpose yards, 31 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. He’s additionally a DECA officer.
JAKE McELROY, NORTH ANDOVER
The senior quarterback coupled a implausible last season by additionally main the Scarlet Knights to a Div. 2 Tremendous Bowl title. McElroy threw for 1,624 yards and 18 touchdowns whereas including six extra scores on the bottom. He completed his stellar profession with over Four,000 yards passing and 1,256 yards dashing to go together with 40 landing passes and 17 dashing touchdowns.
QUINN MURPHY, DUXBURY
Anchoring the Div. Three South champion Dragons’ protection was the 6-foot-6, 280-pound senior defensive deal with. Murphy, who additionally performed left guard, was a four-year starter and made 107 tackles this season. He was named a Patriot League All-Star. He’ll play soccer subsequent yr at Princeton and in addition captains the basketball staff.
FINN MURRAY, ACTON-BOXBORO
The twin-threat senior quarterback crammed the stat sheet this season by passing for two,008 yards and 25 touchdowns whereas additionally operating for 853 yards and eight scores. He acquired Twin County League Participant of the Yr honors. For his profession, Murray racked up Four,706 passing yards and 69 complete touchdowns. An honor roll scholar, he additionally captains the basketball and lacrosse groups.
A’JAN NELSON, POPE JOHN
A 3-time Catholic Central League All-Star, the senior center linebacker took his play up a notch this season for the Div. Eight Tremendous Bowl finalist Tigers. Nelson made 116 tackles to be named the CCL Participant of the Yr. For his profession, Nelson completed with a unprecedented 304 tackles.
TYLER NOE, OLD ROCHESTER
A key determine within the Bulldogs’ run to a Div. 6 Tremendous Bowl look, the senior extensive receiver and cornerback thrived as soon as once more this season. Noe was named the South Coast Convention MVP after making eight landing receptions whereas including two scores on the bottom. Defensively, Noe got here up with 4 interceptions. A member of DECA, he additionally performs basketball and runs monitor.
MATT PETERCUSKIE, BARNSTABLE
The senior quarterback led the Previous Colony League champion Purple Raiders’ aerial assault by throwing for 1,405 yards and 19 touchdowns. An OCL All-Star, he additionally ran for 4 scores this season. Petercuskie completed his profession with Four,542 passing yards and 42 touchdowns. He’s a member of Nationwide Honor Society, DECA and Rotary Membership.
WILL PROUTY, DUXBURY
An immensely dependable and dynamic extensive receiver and cornerback, the 6-foot-2 junior starred for the Div. Three South champion Dragons. He had 44 catches for 781 yards and 10 touchdowns, whereas additionally recording 5 interceptions to be named the Patriot League Keenan MVP. For his profession, he has 16 receiving touchdowns. He additionally runs winter monitor and performs lacrosse.
KEVIN PYNE, MILFORD
The extremely touted 6-foot-Eight, 280-pound junior left deal with was a drive to be reckoned with in his first season with the Scarlet Hawks after transferring from Millis. Pyne had a stellar season and was named a Hockomock League All-Star. He has a number of Div. 1 scholarship gives from Energy 5 soccer faculties.
KEITH RIDLEY JR., LYNN CLASSICAL
The 6-foot-Three, 225-pound senior quarterback thrived for the Rams by passing for two,123 yards, a single-season faculty mark, and 23 touchdowns this season. He added 10 dashing touchdowns, too, to provide him the varsity’s single-season landing document. He was named a Northeastern Convention All-Star. In two seasons, he handed for Four,007 yards and amassed 59 complete touchdowns. He’s a member of the Nationwide Honor Society.
JOHN ROBERTS, DUXBURY
The important thing element within the Div. Three South champion Dragons’ up-tempo offense, the senior quarterback shined this season. Roberts recorded 34 complete touchdowns, whereas passing for 1,792 yards and operating for 1,083 yards. He was named a Patriot League All-Star. He completed his profession with Three,495 passing yards and 42 passing touchdowns. He’ll attend Colby School subsequent yr.
WES ROCKETT, ST. JOHN’S PREP
The senior vast receiver and security capped off his terrific profession with 9 catches for 188 yards and three touchdowns within the Eagles’ Div. 1 Tremendous Bowl victory. A two-time Catholic Convention All-Star, Rockett made 64 catches for 888 yards and 9 touchdowns this season. He additionally recorded two interceptions and is a Nationwide Honor Society member.
MIKE SAINRISTIL, EVERETT
A skillful playmaker at extensive receiver and defensive again, the Michigan-bound senior put collectively one other phenomenal season. Sainristil had 32 receptions for 792 yards and 12 touchdowns whereas additionally dashing for 5 scores. Defensively, he recorded six interceptions. A two-time state champion, he’s a member of the Haitian Membership.
HUNTER SALMON, CATHOLIC MEMORIAL
The 6-foot-Four, 320-pound offensive deal with was an integral half within the Knights run to a Div. 1 Tremendous Bowl look. Except for his offensive line duties, Salmon additionally served because the workforce’s punter. For his efforts, he was named a Catholic Convention All-Star. An honor roll scholar, he has a number of gives to proceed his soccer profession.
ZACHARY SANDERSON, NORTHEAST REGIONAL
In his senior season, the 6-foot-2, 180-pound operating again entered the Golden Knights’ report books. He was named the Commonwealth Athletic Convention MVP this after dashing for two,200 yards and 30 touchdowns. He completed his profession with Four,364 dashing yards and 62 touchdowns, each are faculty data. Sanderson additionally captains the hockey staff.
MATT SANNELLA, READING
The senior quarterback attacked opposing defenses not solely together with his arm, however his legs, too. Sannella threw for 1,750 yards and 18 touchdowns, whereas accumulating 709 yards on the bottom and 13 extra scores. He earned Middlesex League All-Star honors. He additionally captains the basketball and baseball groups.
ISAAC SEIDE, EVERETT
In his first season with the 10-1 Crimson Tide after transferring from Melrose, the senior operating again made a direct impression. Seide added one other dynamic to Everett’s high-powered offense by dashing for 11 touchdowns. Apart from his robust play on the gridiron, Seide additionally runs monitor.
MATHIEU SEVERANCE, LYNN ENGLISH
A standout on each side of the ball, the senior quarterback threw for 1,475 yards and 14 touchdowns, whereas dashing for a further 10 scores. Defensively at security, he made 115 tackles and 5 interceptions. For his efforts, he was named the Northeastern Convention MVP. Began in 43 of 44 profession video games and completed with 70 complete touchdowns and Four,401 passing yards. Severance is a member of the Nationwide Honor Society.
WILL SHESKEY, SCITUATE
The junior operating again had his means with opposing defenses, together with in a Div. 5 Tremendous Bowl victory when he rushed for 206 yards and scored three touchdowns. He completed the season with 1,785 yards dashing – a single-season faculty report – and 24 touchdowns whereas additionally amassing 361 receiving yards and 4 extra scores. He was named a Patriot League All-Star.
BILLY SILVIA, BRAINTREE
The versatile senior did all of it for the Wamps, starring at operating again, linebacker and kicker. He set the varsity single-season factors mark by scoring 19 touchdowns. He totaled 1,104 yards from scrimmages, seven pressured fumbles and three interceptions this season. Silvia was named the Bay State Convention Herget Co-MVP and owns the varsity’s all-time factors report with 267 profession factors. An honor roll scholar, Silvia will play soccer at Bowdoin School subsequent yr.
MATTHEW SMITH, NEEDHAM
The 6-foot-5 Duke College-bound senior tight finish had one other triumphant season for the Rockets. Smith hauled in 56 catches for 1,043 yards and 12 touchdowns to earned Bay State Convention Herget co-MVP honors. He completed his profession with 95 catches for 1,763 yards and 16 touchdowns.
TREVOR SMITH, HINGHAM
The 6-foot-Four, 235-pound senior middle, linebacker and defensive finish performed a key position for the Div. Three South finalist Harbormen. Smith led the group in tackles and was named a Patriot League All-Star for the second time in his profession. Smith, who’s an honor roll scholar and Nationwide Honor Society member, will proceed his soccer profession at Bryant College.
AIDAN SULLIVAN, SCITUATE
A senior season couldn’t have been scripted any higher for Sullivan, who led the Sailors to a Div. 5 Tremendous Bowl title. He threw for two,300 yards and 27 touchdowns this season. The Patriot League All-Star completed his profession finishing 66 % of his passes and tossed 51 touchdowns – the varsity’s all-time chief. As a beginning quarterback, Sullivan went 20-Three in his profession.
JAMES TAYLOR JR., ST. JOHN’S PREP
An anchor at defensive deal with for the Div. 1 Tremendous Bowl champion Eagles, the 6-foot, 350-pound senior turned in one other spectacular season. The three-time Catholic Convention All-Star recorded double-digit sacks and was named the Catholic Convention’s Defensive MVP. He hopes to proceed his soccer profession in school.
HUNTER TULLY, CATHOLIC MEMORIAL
The senior captain led the best way for the Div. 1 South champion Knights from his broad receiver and defensive again positions. Tully made 54 receptions and recorded 4 touchdowns, whereas additionally registering 41 tackles. A primary honors scholar, Tully additionally runs tracks and is thinking about a number of native schools to proceed his soccer profession.
DANTE VASQUEZ, ROCKLAND
The 5-foot-Eight, 185-pound junior quarterback dazzled together with his legs to set program data this season. He rushed for 1,722 yards, a brand new single-season faculty document, and 21 touchdowns. Vasquez additionally set the single-game faculty mark with 290 yards dashing. He earned South Shore League Sullivan Participant of the Yr honors. He additionally performs basketball and lacrosse.
JACK WEBSTER, KING PHILIP
A key chief within the stout Div. 2 South champion King Philip’s protection, Webster but once more made a big impression defensively. He totaled 63 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 5 sacks this season. The 2-time Tremendous Bowl champion, was named a Hockomock League All-Star for a second time and completed his profession with 119.5 complete tackles.