Athletes of the Year
Division 1: Madison Park, Senior, Center
The 6-5 senior center averaged 20 points, 14 rebounds, and 4 blocks this season and helped lead the Cardinals to their second consecutive City League title and the Division 1 South championship. He was MVP of the City League playoffs and a league all-star. He is undecided on college.
Division 1: St. John's Prep, Junior, Guard
The 6-4 junior guard dominated games at times this year, averaging 24 points and 17 rebounds. He was co-MVP of the Catholic Conference and led the Eagles to their first Division 1 North final since 1974. The honor roll student is also an all-star pitcher in baseball.
Division 1: Central Catholic, Senior, Center
One of the most dominant players in the state, the 6-11 Wake Forest-bound senior averaged 16.5 points, 13.5 rebounds, and 6.5 blocks per game. Led by Desrosiers, Central Catholic won the Division 1 state title. A two-time All-Scholastic selection, Desrosiers shot 52.9 percent from the floor and 73.8 percent from the line.
Division 1: Newton North, Senior, Forward
The two-time All-Scholastic was MVP of the Bay State Conference and averaged 21 points and 11 rebounds per game. He led the Tigers to the Division 1 South semifinals and finished his career as the second-leading scorer in school history. He will play basketball at Yale next season.
Division 1: Lynn English, Senior, Guard
Woumn averaged 26 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds and helped the Bulldogs claim their fourth consecutive Northeastern Conference title. The senior led his team to the Division 1 North semifinals a year after winning the EMass title. He is undecided on college.
Scituate, Senior, Guard
The three-time All-Scholastic guard averaged 22.3 points and led the Sailors to the South Sectional semifinals in their first year as a Division 2 team. He topped the 1,000-point mark last year and led the Sailors to the state title game as a sophomore. He will attend prep school next year.
Madison Park, Senior, Guard
The senior guard averaged 20 points, 10 assists, and 2 steals this season and led the Cardinals to their second consecutive Boston City League title and the Division 1 South championship. The Cardinals' floor general is a two-time City League all-star and is undecided on his college plans.
Catholic Memorial, Senior, Guard
The 6-3 senior guard was co-MVP of the Catholic Conference and led the Knights to the Division 1 South quarterfinals. He averaged 20 points and 9 rebounds per game and is a two-time Catholic Conference all-star. He will attend Kimball Union Academy.
Braintree, Senior, Guard
The 6-2 senior guard hit the 1,000-point mark this season while averaging better than 22 points per game, a year after averaging 30 ppg as a junior. He was a Bay State Conference all-star selection and also plays AAU basketball. Douglas will attend prep school next fall.
Lynn Classical, Senior, Guard
The senior guard was MVP of the Northeastern Conference and led the Rams to the Division 2 North semifinals. He averaged 22.1 points per game and finished his career with 1,450 points and 578 assists. He also plays football, and will attend Bentley University next year.
Westford, Senior, Forward
The senior forward was co-MVP of the Dual County League Large, averaging 20.1 points and 12.3 rebounds per game. He topped the 1,000-point mark and finished second on Westford's all-time scoring list. The honor roll student will play baseball for Penn State next year.
St. Mark's, Senior, Forward
St. Mark's senior star won his second straight Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year award after averaging 21.6 points, 10.3 boards, 4.7 assists, and 2.7 blocks per game. He caps his career with two New England Prep titles, 1,833 points, and 857 rebounds. He will play for Georgetown in the fall.
Bancroft, Senior, Center
Mack was one of the state's dominant forces. The 6-7 center averaged close to 20 points and 20 rebounds per game in addition to 6.4 blocks, 5.2 assists, and 4.1 steals. He also is active in soccer, lacrosse, baseball, and golf. Mack will prep at Worcester Academy.
New Mission, Junior, Guard
The junior guard led the Titans to the Division 4 state title, averaging 21.7 points, 12.9 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 2.3 blocks along the way. He scored his 1,000th career point in the North final and was a City League all-star. He also plays AAU basketball for the Boston Warriors.
Franklin, Senior, Guard
The senior guard was MVP of the Hockomock League this year, averaging 19 points and six rebounds per game. He finished his career with 1,306 points and was a three-time league all-star. He also plays AAU hoops for Mass Premier and will attend Babson.
Bishop Feehan, Senior, Forward
The senior forward led EMass in scoring this year at 26.2 points per game, and surpassed the 1,000-point mark in just two seasons. He also averaged 10 rebounds per game and led the Shamrocks to the Division 3 South semifinals. He will attend Nichols College.
Wareham, Junior, Guard
The junior guard led the high-flying Vikings to a Division 3 state title, averaging 20 points per game. He is a South Coast Conference All-Star and was MVP of the Hall of Fame Classic. He is considering Boston University and New Hampshire among other schools.
coach of the year
Brogioli led the Vikings to the Division 3 state championship with a 26-2 record, including a perfect mark in the South Coast Conference. In 12 seasons, the Wareham alum (class of '79) has a 216-62 record. He was also the 2002 Globe Coach of the Year.
Lundberg led the Clippers to a 20-6 record, the Atlantic Coast League title, and the Division 2 EMass crown. The EMass final was Falmouth's first appearance at the Garden since 1963. He has been coaching for 14 years and also teaches fourth grade at East Falmouth Elementary School.
McCarthy led the Titans to a 23-2 record and the Division 4 state championship, calling them "the best team that no one has ever heard of." He is 109-30 in six years as a coach, and won the 2007 Division 4 title as girls coach at New Mission.
Wilson led the Cardinals to a 23-2 record, their second straight Boston City League crown, and the Division 1 South title for the first time since 1982. In 28 years, he has been named Coach of the Year three times and has amassed more than 400 wins.
Dennis-Yarmouth: Justin Clark. Falmouth: Nelson Baptiste, D.K. Johnson, John Lavin. Marshfield: James Acer, Nick DaPrato, Barrett Murphy. Nauset: Cameron Seymour. Plymouth North: Ben Tirlia, CJ Ward. Sandwich: Josh Downes, Al Stanton.
Bay State Conference
Braintree: PJ Douglas, Craig Shadduck. Brookline: Jacob Page. Dedham: Nick Walch, Ryan Welch. Framingham: Nomso Emetarom. Milton: Emanuel Hutcherson, DJ Santos. Natick: Matt Gustus. Needham: Conor Dow, Kerry Hecker. Newton North: Greg Kelley, Michael Thorpe, Kourtney Wornum-Parker. Norwood: Mike Goodwin. Wellesley: Evan Kulak. Weymouth: Brian Hard.
Brockton: Kyle Houston, Leonardo Medina, Shane Sims. Durfee: Jaheem Allah Smith. New Bedford: Jonathan Fortes.
Boston English: Alex DoSouto, Antonio Jones. Brighton: Kenny Jean, Charles Nedd-Araujo. Burke: Joao Cabral, Eric Mills. Charlestown: Terence Pight, Steve Rosemond. East Boston: Elijah Chisholm, John Flakes. Fenway: Keith Howard. Hyde Park: Jamal Gittens, Kadeam Munroe. Latin Academy: Kwamaine Lane. Madison Park: Spencer Braithwaite, David Campbell. New Mission: Ousmane Drame, Samir McDaniels, Osmel Odena. O'Bryant: Marco Benegas, Anthony Rivers, Wayne Selden. Snowden: Jherson Colon, Jose Vasquez. South Boston: Tyrell Pugh, Anderson Santana. West Roxbury: Alex Bezek, Marvin Mungo.
Amesbury: Stephen Deas. Georgetown: Chris L'Italian, Mike Messman. Hamilton-Wenham: Matt Cook, Chris Hamilton, Stephen Tam. Ipswich: Aaron Jessen. Lynnfield: Brian Corcoran. Manchester Essex: Joe Mussachia. Masconomet: Adam Bramanti, John Daniels, Chris Splinter. Newburyport: Nick Welch. North Andover: Alex Blane, PJ Dionne, Tommy O'Connell, Matt Sifferlen. Pentucket: Corey McNamara. Rockport: Josh Altman, Phil MacArthur. Triton: Darren Lewis. Wilmington: Mike Murphy, Vinny Scifo.
Archbishop Williams: Vytus Butkus, Elvin Souffrant. Arlington Catholic: Peter Mattera, Bob Wesolski. Austin Prep: Mark Kalaris. Bishop Fenwick: Trevor Grace. Cardinal Spellman: Joey Glynn, Shawn Roach. Cathedral: Carlos Bermudez, Joe Greene, Earnest McNeil. Lowell Catholic: Matt Cavanaugh, Mike Cavanaugh. Marian: Erick Dalmacy, Mike del LaFemina, Trevor Rabidou. Matignon: Bob Crane. North Cambridge Catholic: David Jean-Jacque. Pope John: Steven Allesandro, Malcolm Brown. St. Clement: James Alphonse, Carlos Ribeiro, Deray Willis. St. Mary's: Ronsanto Campbell, Nick Gagliolo. Trinity Catholic: Chizem Egesionu, John Lopes, Golden Okonoboh, Jeffrey Pascal.
BC High: Bryan Hurley, Conor Mahoney. Catholic Memorial: Dan Brooks, Matt Droney, Kyle Lawrence, Dan Powers. Malden Catholic: Matt Carregal, Dominic Mastacusa. St. John's Prep: Pat Connaughton, James Doherty, Steve Haladyna. Xaverian: Pat Dineen, Mike Varrichione, J.P. Wilkinson.
Chelsea: Cesar Castro, Felix Crespo, Mark Reddick. Essex Aggie: Wesley Cruz, Keith Mercurio. Fellowship Christian: Trevor Glines. Greater Lawrence: Donald Celestin, Francesco Reyes. Lynn Tech: Garrett Fairweather, Rich Warren, Jr.. Minuteman: Troy Newton. Mystic Valley: Greg Statho. North Shore: Juan Juan, Pat Wood. Northeast: Gabe Pena, Corey Thurrell. Shawsheen: Derek Bent. Whittier: Jessica Goulet, Ryan Grant, Tito Pizzaro.
Acton-Boxborough: Kevin LaFrancais, Sam Longwell, Wes Schroll. Arlington: Greg Moulton, Miles Powell. Bedford: Kevin Cangiano, Mike Ingram-Rubin, Mike Thorsen. Boston Latin: Tosin Ajewole. Concord-Carlisle: Edwin Delva, Brima Rogers. Lincoln-Sudbury: Mitch Perez, John Swords. Newton South: Alex O'Hagan, DJ Reid. Tyngsborough: Adam Byron. Waltham: AJ Prince. Wayland: Ian Bonner, Adam Lewin, Zack Miles. Westford: Mark Cornelius, Matt Ellis, Mike Ganley, TJ Jann. Weston: Alex Levine, Duncan Van Nest.
Bishop Feehan: Michael Adams, Andrew Botelho, Ryan Sheehan. Bishop Stang: Ted Bancroft, Peter Melanson. Coyle & Cassidy: Brendan Scarafone. Martha's Vineyard: Steve Handy, Lamar Moreis. Somerset: Alex Enos, Kenny Hull.
Bancroft: David Mack, Asher Plange. Beaver Country Day: Rene Castro, David Thomas. Berwick: Harry Rafferty. Chapel Hill: Taylor Graham, Josh Smith. Landmark: Ethan Shapiro. Pingree: Cody Addison, Brendan Oliver. Portsmouth Abbey: Liam O'Farrell, Chido Oniyuke.
Hotchkiss: Jason Morris, Derrick Wilson.
Cambridge: Paul Anderson, Ahmad Charles, Jason Nunes, Deondre Starling, Jacquil Taylor. Everett: Dequan Lee, Rodman Noel. Malden: Nate Freni, Ramon Viches, Robinson Vilmont. Medford: Tevin Moore. Somerville: Ricky Arisme.
Franklin: Matt Dean, Kyle Gibson, Matt Palazini. King Philip: Jake Layman. Mansfield: Rodney Chance, Pat Lambrecht, Michael Lofton. North Attleborough: Ed Fitzpatrick, Justin Perron. Oliver Ames: Nick Bruha. Stoughton: Michael Holland, Kris Joyce.
Belmont Hill: Marco Martellini, Zach Williams. Brooks: Derek Murphy. BB&N: Dan Slavin. Governor's Academy: James Gomes. Groton: Andrew Daigneault. Lawrence Academy: Denzel Brito, Marcus Grant, Shabazz Napier. Middlesex: Kevin Lubin, Rod Odom. Milton Academy: Dennis Clifford, Andrew Dowton. Nobles: Jesse Pagliuca. Rivers: Taariq Allen, Kyle Reardon. St. George's: Josh Fuhrmeister. St. Mark's: Melsahn Basabe, Nate Lubick, Alex Murphy. St. Paul's: Tarik Smith. St. Sebastian's: Ryan Hayes, Ryan Kilcullen.
Mass. Bay Independent
Boston Trinity: Luetherson Bonheur, Kayon Mayers, Kadeem Thompson, Rodell Wigginton, Kadeem Wint. BU Academy: David Spierings. Brimmer & May: Steven Mulloy. Commonwealth: Jackson Elliot. Learning Center: Ben Letendre. Newman Prep: Patrick Reilly.
Avon: Shawn Brown, Saleek Marshall. Bishop Connolly: Ricky Landis, Tim Ramos, Davas Wright. Blue Hills: Hadi Bah, Derek Latham. Bristol Aggie: Chris Collins. Cape Cod Tech: Taylor Inkley, Vaughn Renoud, Zach Riley. Chatham: Steven Thomas. Diman: Austin Campos, Alex Cunning. Holbrook: Kenny Bonet. Norfolk Aggie: Chris Ashe. Sacred Heart: Tracy Cahill, Mike Gerhard. South Shore Voc-Tech: Sean Murphy. Southeastern: Nick Barboza, Randall Williams. Tri-County: Steve Donovan, Andrew Mackay. Upper Cape: Ben Ingemi, Josh McDonald, Ken Silva. West Bridgewater: Joshua Ruggles. Westport: Matt Mederios, Chris Rosa, Adam Soares.
Andover: Joey Bramanti, Brian Miller. Billerica: Ryan Nickerson. Central Catholic: Carson Desrosiers, Luis Puello, Jimmy Zenevitch. Chelmsford: Matt Daniels. Dracut: Aaron Barbosa, David Parent, Rakeem Shepherd, Matt Silva. Haverhill: Noha Vonleh. Lawrence: Jaylen Alicea. Lowell: Benny Torres, Eric Vargas. Methuen: Raudy Minaya. Tewksbury: Trace Salvato.
Belmont: John Dillon, Andrew Musler. Lexington: Demetri Monovoukas, Jeremy Moss. Wakefield: Anthony Fabiano. Watertown: Marco Coppola. Winchester: David Thomann. Woburn: Nick Lund, Mickel Simpson.
Marianapolis: Gedas Bartasius. St. Andrew's: Michael Carter-Williams. Tilton: Gerard Coleman, Georges Niang.
Beverly: Mike Clayton, Curtis Manuel. Danvers: Dan Skinner. Gloucester: Audrey Knowlton, Adam Philpott, Michael Tomaino. Lynn Classical: Jasper Grassa, Arial Ligonde, Tony Wonde. Lynn English: Ryan Woumn. Marblehead: Tommy Stockwell, Matt Temme. Peabody: Alex Marc-Aurele. Revere: Trae Weathers. Salem: Sean Linehan, Derek McIntyre, Raphy Medrano, Antonio Reyes. Saugus: Omar Benabicha, Brian Boyajian. Swampscott: Brian Sullivan. Winthrop: Jake Connors, Mark Jenkins, Gavin Mahoney, Dino Mallios.
Attleboro: J.J. Jolaoso, Kebba Nasso, Nathan Robitaille. Barnstable: Shon Powell. Bridgewater-Raynham: Jared Klapman. Dartmouth: Mike Grandfield. Taunton: Chris Green, Kyle Mulcahy.
Duxbury: Brian Grossman, Aaron Kramer, Mike Sullivan. Hanover: Greg Devine. Hingham: Anthony Capella, CJ Taylor. Middleborough: Zach Madigan. North Quincy: Jonathan Coates, Mike Stanton. Pembroke: James Coner, James Gaine. Quincy: Cedric Dybaud, Ken Nguyen. Randolph: Yemi Ajao. Rockland: Phil Comeau, Bryan Whitt. Scituate: Rodney Beldo, Sam Malone, Sean McQuaid. Silver Lake: Patrick Shaw. Whitman-Hanson: TJ Champignie, Tim Farrell, John Hardiman, Eric Johnson.
Apponequet: Siondeuh Burnette. Dighton-Rehoboth: Josh Koneski. Fairhaven: Adam Mullen. Greater New Bedford: Corey Figeuiredo. Seekonk: Ricky Silva. Wareham: Darren Gray, Patrick Murphy, Ryan Pina, Jordan Rezendes, Jules Tavares.
Abington: Ryan Chambers, Kristian LaPointe, Damien Wilson. Carver: Michael Dias. Cohasset: Robert Jones. East Bridgewater: Jason Rivard. Harwich: Curtis Henderson, Andy Sadoski. Hull: Nick Borretti, Michael Condon. Mashpee: Andrew Tubbs. Norwell: Brian Moore, Dan Regan, Nick Volpe, Dom Wooten.
Ashland: John Powell. Bellingham: Alex Hewey. Holliston: Mike Ritter. Hopkinton: Luke Haroian, Allie Leteria, Max Masucci. Medfield: Phil DiSeignora, Tyler Frasca. Medway: Matt Ford, John Giacobbe, Derek Phillips. Millis: Andrew Bonzey, Nick Hyman. Norton: Adam Doucette, Ed Hannon. Westwood: Ries McQuillan.