Ahee teamed with Hayden Callahan to advance to the state finals of the doubles tournament. He won a team state title as a junior playing in the second doubles pair for the Patriots. Ahee will attend Miami University next year.
Newton South, Junior
A two-time Dual County League all-star and Globe All-Scholastic, Belowich went 13-3 this year in first doubles. In the individual doubles tournament, he reached the North sectional final for the second time. Belowich, an honor student, enjoys playing Ping Pong.
Blaze was a South sectional finalist in the state individual tournament, finishing with a 21-1 record. A senior, Blaze captains the Barnstable tennis, football, and basketball teams. The class valedictorian will attend the University of Virginia.
A two-time All-Scholastic, Callahan won team and individual state titles as a junior. He finished as a state finalist in the individual doubles tournament and a Division 1 North finalist this season. Callahan is an honors student who also enjoys golfing.
Casey went 22-2 this season, returning to doubles after spending his sophomore year playing singles. He advanced to the finals of the South individual doubles tournament. Casey's interests include skiing, languages, and history.
Newton South, Senior
The honor roll student played tennis and soccer, earning Dual County League all-star honors in both sports. On the courts, he was a finalist in the North sectional doubles tournament. Garrity will play soccer next year at the University of Delaware.
Ghorbani, the top-ranked under-18 player in New England by the USTA, went undefeated in first singles in his four seasons with the Minutemen. He helped Lexington win the Division 1 North sectional this season and next year plans to play at Dartmouth.
The junior lost just once all year at first singles during Wellesley's undefeated state championship run. His teams have lost five times during his three-year varsity career. Levin will play USTA tournaments this summer and captain the Raiders next year.
The Sandwich senior captain played in the first singles slot for the second straight year, winning all 18 of his team matches. He was a semifinalist in the South sectional individual tournament, compiling a 23-1 overall record. He will attend Colby College next year.
Mei was dominant for the Highlanders in first singles, winning every single one of his matches this year without dropping a single set. The senior, who plans on playing USTA tournaments this summer, will enroll at Xavier University in the fall.
Peters won back-to-back individual doubles state championships with different partners. He went undefeated in singles and doubles play as a member of the Raiders' Division 1 state champion team. Peters will attend Reed College in Oregon in the fall.
Beaver Country Day, Senior
Palnce has established himself as one of the top tennis players in EIL history after earning his second All-Scholastic nod as the EIL MVP. In both his junior and senior year, Planche led BCD to an undefeated season in EIL competition.
Belmont Hill, Freshman
The freshman led Belmont Hill to an undefeated season as the first singles player, winning the ISL MVP award in the process. Reid also plays baseball and soccer. In his free time, he enjoys listening to and playing jazz piano.
Revzin is a back-to-back finalist in the state individual singles tournament. He went undefeated in the regular season at first singles for Needham's Carey Division-winning team. The sophomore, who plans on playing USTA tournaments this summer, is a high honors student.
Robertson was unstoppable this year, winning the state individual doubles title and going undefeated for Wellesley's Division 1 state champion. A junior, Robertson is considering playing tennis in college. He's an honor roll student and varsity soccer player as well.
A two-time first-team Dual County League all-star, Spector held serve at first singles as the Wildcats (18-2) won the Division 3 state title. The junior will play for the USTA New England team this summer. His hobbies include drums and snowboarding.
Steinroeder won his second straight individual state singles title and was a Division 1 North sectional finalist with the Patriots. A junior, he went 24-1 overall. Steinroeder is a member of the National Honor Society, and he enjoys playing Ping Pong.
Cape Cod Academy, Junior
Zelman won all 18 first singles matches this season, guiding the Seahawks to the Division 3 South sectional semifinals. The junior is also a member of the National Honor Society and was on the high honor roll last semester.
coach of the year
Cape Cod Academy
Cape Cod Academy went 22-1 in Herbst's 12th season as coach, improving his career mark to 147-46. A former football and basketball coach, Herbst credits assistant coach Joe Lipka and athletic director Phil Kenney for the program's development.
Cape Cod Tech
MacDonald, a 20-year coaching veteran, won the Mayflower League coach of the year award for guiding Cape Cod Tech to a 13-5 season. In addition to boys' tennis, he also coaches girls' soccer. His hobbies include reading and following his children's sports activities.
In his third season, Pugliese guided the Minutemen to a 23-1 record and their second straight Middlesex League title as well as a Division 1 North sectional championship. He is 59-9 at Lexington. Pugilese also coaches tennis at Pine Manor College in the fall.
Sandwich: Luke Martin.
Bay State Conference
Brookline: Billy Sellers. Framingham: Colin Myers. Milton: Steven Staffa. Natick: Tim Forance, Tyler Glenn. Needham: Aaron Revzin, Aaron Segel, Phil Weiner. Newton North: Dan Stein. Wellesley: Chris Cua, Ilya Levin, Gordon Peters, Alex Robertson.
Brockton: Brandon Cummings, Brett Daniels, Bryan Duong, Michael Rivera, Andres Sanin, Robert Shave. Durfee: Ryan Rezendes.
Hamilton-Wenham: Jack Lebel, Dave Rowe, Stuart Rowe, Chris Young. Ipswich: Matt Burke. Manchester Essex: Ollie Spaulding, Miles Wood. Newburyport: Tony Dube, Nick Filipancic, Matt Mogren. Pentucket: Ryan Swanson.
Arlington Catholic: Garrett Greene, Nicholas Nowell, Guy Sergi, Brian Shea. Austin Prep: Thomas Behrikes, Jason Carrier, Chris Reed, Bradley Rivotto, Bryan Wright. Lowell Catholic: Francisco Anzoteagui, Alex Lee, Charles Mendes, Joe Nguyen. St. Mary's: Robert Goggin, Conor Janson, Kevin McCarthy, Matt McDermott.
Concord-Carlisle: Ben Aghion, Alec Ahee, Jay Berajawala, Hayden Callahan, Erik Dinardo, Alex Steinroeder. Lincoln-Sudbury: Karthic Aragam, Spencer Brightman. Newton South: Aaron Belowich, Tyler Epstein, Mark Garrity. Westford: Vlad Firoiu. Weston: William Spector.
Bishop Feehan: Josh Loew, Christopher Swick. Coyle & Cassidy: Kevin Dupont. Somerset: Kyle Camara, Zach Setters.
Beaver Country Day: Kristopher Bronner, Julian Fialkow, Lukas Mead, Henry Moorhead, Pierre Planche. Concord Academy: Joshua Suneby, Daniel Weiner. Pingree: Sam Bachelder, Samuel Cregg, Nick Gram. Portsmouth Abbey: Ed Kielb.
Cambridge: Byron Cohen, Alexander Pfeufer, Alexandros Stefanakis, Kyle White. Latin Academy: Eglis Bizhoti, Jimmy Ye. Malden: Andrew DiLacey, Jeff Duong, Wilson Hu, Tuan Phan. Somerville: Mesa Mei.
Franklin: Wesley Esthimer. King Philip: Tom Eaton, Mike McCarthy, Alex Stalley, Mike Zagieboyld. North Attleborough: Sanjeeva Chetty, Jeff Mark, Austin Rainville. Sharon: Eric Bloom, Brian Malenich, Vivek Nangia, Jake Steinberg.
Belmont Hill: Carl Reid, Jack Welch, Peter Yanofsky. Governor's Academy: Nathaniel Collins. Milton Academy: Andrew Lebovitz, Matthew Lebovitz. Nobles: Cam Chapman. Roxbury Latin: Carl DeFranco. St. Sebastian's: Connor Haughey. Thayer: Richie Robbie.
Cape Cod Tech: Donnie Mendoza, Ty Smith. Chatham: Cole Ardvidson, Matt Hamilton, Kevin Staake. Sacred Heart: Brandon Griffa, Tom Griffa, Joe Jannetty. Westport: Dan Chouinard, Tony Machairas, Sean Raudonaitis.
Andover: Jeff Birenbaum, Andrew Mack, Nitin Mahesh, Bjorn Merinder, Andrej Samardizic, Christian Waters. Chelmsford: Zach Ladwig.
Belmont: Zach Wooster. Burlington: Tommy O'Connell, Joseph Piotti, Christian Repunte, Derek Skinner, Raghav Tanna. Lexington: Cameron Ghorbani, Andrew Herrera, Kyung Jeon, Dan Maffa, Mark Pronchick, Arjun Thomke. Melrose: Adam Cervenka. Reading: Dan Eggimann, James Harvey, Charles Kaminer. Winchester: Christian Boulanger, Ben Davis, Erik Meiler.
Cape Cod Academy: Jonathan Zelman. New Mission: Tony Huang, Shane Niles.
Beverly: Matthew Bourque, Adam Capodilupo, Mark Miranda, Steve Norton. Marblehead: Ryan Dempsey, Tyler Gelineau, Ian Hyte, Justin Hyte, Jonah Katz, Seamus McGuire, Dylan White. Peabody: Ryan McGlone, Sean McGlone. Salem: David Chiste.
Attleboro: Dan Christensen, Anthony Do, Tim Flynn, Hani Jusuf. Barnstable: Blake Blaze, Justin Blaze, Michael Casey, Fernando Texiera. Bridgewater-Raynham: Elias Loucagos, Steve Viera. Taunton: Jai Patel.
Duxbury: Max Cote, Alex Holopainen, Brayden Minahan, Pat Muncey. Hingham: Josh Port, Rohan Rau, Sanjay Rau, Chandler Semjen. North Quincy: Peter Lieu. Pembroke: Mark Petre. Quincy: Kevin Paterno. Randolph: Thuan Nguyen, Vu Trinh, Robinson Vuong. Scituate: Harry Berton, Cody Farrell, Greg Logue.
Bourne: Edward Gendron, Kyle Johnston, Mike McMahan. Dighton-Rehoboth: Jeff Medeiros. Fairhaven: Ray Lawton, Alex McGannon. Martha's Vineyard: Winfield Grimm, Kent Leonard, Justice Yennie, Reid Yennie. Old Rochester: Brian Heacox, Alex Matathia, Bryan Teefy. Seekonk: Josh Bell, Stephen Gadbois, Ricky Silva.
Abington: Rob Chiodi. Cohasset: Garrett Canney, Travers Craven, Mike Filbey, Robbie Hill. Harwich: Greg Flemming, Billy Martin, Nick Robbie, Alex Votteler, Chris Votteler. Norwell: Keegan Allahyarian, Clay Ferguson, Mike Logue, George Robbie, James Vafrades.
Ashland: Matt Baum, Ivan Bunin, Aaron Kaplow, Clayton Rieck. Dover-Sherborn: Andy Doughtery, Mike Shaner, Peter Tupanjanin, Sam Zuckernik. Holliston: Henry Lively. Hopkinton: Nick Vel. Medfield: Alex Kerisiotes, Jay Latimer, Arthur Lewis. Medway: Trevor Droeske. Norton: Kevin Fisher. Westwood: Christian Heany-Secord.