Three stars of women’s football from Eastern Mass. win All-America honors


Bezanson has committed to Colgate, McCabe to Holy Cross and Reale verbally to UCLA, where she will join her older sister, Lily, a first-year defenseman for the Bruins.

The All-New England / All-State selections: Maya mathis (Jr., Acton Boxborough), Abbey finn (Sr., Dedham), Rory claire (Sr., Wellesley), Ella Slayton (Sr., North Andover), Claudia keith (Sr., Bishop Fenwick), Giulianna Gianino (Sr., Norwell), Ava murphy (Jr., Winchester), Camryn o’connor (Sr., Oliver Ames), Nia hislop (Sr., Concord-Carlisle), Olivia borgen (Sr., Whitman-Hanson), Kyra Hacker (Sr., Natick), Anne Pearl (Sr., Bishop Feehan).

On the boys’ side, nine players took home all-New England EMSCA honors: Kwame Adu Gymafi (St. John’s Shrewsbury), Jonathan bono (North Andover), Nicolas Braganza (Beverly), Owen Burke (Holliston), Noah Goldstein (Needham), Angelot Jerome (Randolphe), Cam McKnight (Acton-Boxborough), Will schiffer (Nauset), Mathias taylor (Oliver Ames).

â–ª Hats off to Hingham AD Jim Quatromoni, who was named Athletic Director of the Year 2021-2022 by the Massachusetts Secondary Schools Athletic Directors Association (MSSADA).

In his fifth year on Union Street after an 11-year run in Hull, Quatromoni oversees a very successful and respected program in the Patriot League. Hingham has won three back-to-back Globe Holmes Awards for recording the highest regular-season college winning percentage for a calendar year for EMass. schools in Division 2. Quatromoni is a member of the MIAA board of directors and also served on the MIAA COVID-19 working group. Quatromoni was named from District 9 by Whitman-Hanson AD Bob rodgers.

â–ª The Boston City League Women’s and Men’s Soccer All-Star games will take place Thursday and Friday, respectively, at Lower Field in Madison Park, starting at 3:15 pm for both games. Players are requested to arrive before 2:45 p.m.

Best of 60 games

The best of 60 all-star senior field hockey games sponsored by the State Coaching Association is scheduled for Sunday at Westborough High.

â–ª NORTH: Zoe Onken (Acton-Boxborough), Marissa Politano (Acton-Boxborough), Abby miller (And more), Grace Morey (Bishop Fenwick), Sarah latham (Chelmsford), Tori Postman (Concord-Carlisle), Grace Brinkley (Danvers), Linde Ruitenberg (Ipswich), Jacqui Carbon (Lynnfield), Ava Tello (Masconomet), Jane o’neil (marble head), Gordon Summer (North Andover), Lana mickelson (Pentucket), Madakat Rzepka (Reading), Maddy Dengler (Winchester), Brooke Moloney-Koloneberb (Winchester).

â–ª SOUTH: Reagan hicks (Barn stable), Amelie Véara (Dennis-Yarmouth), Kendall jones (Franklin), Kate o’rourke (Franklin), Kenzie wilson (Hingham), Kyle Wilson (Hingham), Peyton Hastings (Holliston), Sydney O’Shea (King Philippe), Georgia Costello (Olivier Ames), Paige hawkins (Sandwich), Lauren Rothwell (Somerset-Berkley), Jessica tosone (Walpole), Lauren Whelan (Walpole), Lauren Wong (Walpole), Kendall blomquist (Westwood)

â–ª CENTRAL: Maggie Dowd (Doherty), Elle Murray (Doherty), Devyn goyette (Keep), Katelyn fairhurst (Grafton), Lela boermeester (Nashoba), Allie jones (Nashoba), Sydney Sims (Notre Dame Academy), Michelle Tremblay (Quabbin), Kate hitchcock (Shrewsbury), Kiera hurley (Shrewsbury), Emma Farrell (Sutton), Tessa Medeiros (Sutton), Grace Boisvert (Uxbridge), Chloe kaeller (Uxbridge), Lily johnson (Wachusett).

WHERE IS: Kenzie Roy (Agawam), Mia Wood (Agawam), Elyssa Wrona (Belcherville), Emily demaio (Frontier), Maëva Eight (Frontier), Mya cooke (Greenfield), Madyson Kuchieski (Greenfield), Tess Rancourt (Greenfield), Grace Plumer (Hampshire), Ella Henri (Minechaug), Saenger Breen (Northampton), Bailey mccoy (Smith Academy), Makena valentine (Smith Academy), Grace Brockbank (Southwick), Devan Renard (Southwick).

Officially honored

Ahead of its annual banquet Thursday night, the Eastern Massachusetts Association of Interscholastic Football Officials (EMAIFO) announced the following awards:

â–ª Ross jatkola, Barnstable (coach of the year); increased student participation while instilling a high level of sportsmanship.

â–ª Jeff Granatino, Superintendent of Schools, Marshfield (Thomas F. Cunningham, Jr. Award); As president of the MIAA, he advocated for football to continue into the 2020-21 school year, moving the season to spring to ensure seniors have the opportunity to end their playing careers.

â–ª Coaches Dan Buron, Bridgewater-Raynham and Ed Catabia, Blue Hills (Leanues Award); named in memory of Bill Leanues, a 47-year-old high school football official. Buron retired as football coach and athletic director of BR, his alma mater, with a 207-92-2 record and Super Bowl wins in 1998 and 2000. Still AD at Blue Hills, Catabia has was on the Warriors’ football staff from 1978 to 2021, head coach for 13 seasons, with a Super Bowl title in 2011.

â–ª Those interested in refereeing football should contact EMAIFO at [email protected]

Craig Larson can be reached at [email protected]


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