Meet the standout performers who earned All-Scholastic honors for their work this season.
Players of the Year
Division 1: Milford
Smith leaves with the state’s all-time career strikeout record (1,219) and had a 0.04 ERA this season. The Kentucky-bound hurler guided the Scarlet Hawks to back-to-back state championships. She leaves Milford with an 86-4 mark and three-time Gatorade Player of the Year.
Division 2: Burlington
McCarthy finished 13-3 and helped the Red Devils capture the Middlesex Freedom League and Division 2 North titles. She struck out 131 and sported a 1.30 ERA in 102.1 innings. A member of the Diamond Gems, McCarthy will play softball for Bridgewater State.
Division 3: Whittier
The two-time Commonwealth Athletic Conference MVP, Sanchez finished her senior season with a .500 batting average. Her offensive prowess propelled the Wildcats to the Division 3 North final. Sanchez also plays volleyball and basketball and will play softball for Merrimack College.
King Philip, senior
The second baseman finished her senior season with an impressive .994 fielding percentage and a .300 batting average. A two-time Hockomock All-Star, Constantin leaves King Philip with two state championships. She will play softball for Central Connecticut State University.
Dawson pitched the Trojans to an undefeated regular season and a 23-1 record. The 6-foot-2-inch sophomore hurler threw a perfect game and compiled a 0.81 ERA with 198 strikeouts in 155 innings. She also plays for the Mass Drifters.
Boston Latin, senior
Co-MVP of the Dual County League, DeMoura finished the season batting .610. In her four years playing for the Wolfpack she struck out only three times. A member of the National Honor society, DeMoura will play softball for Wheaton College.
Governor’s Academy, junior
The Governors’ junior hurler helped her team win a third straight ISL title. Dupere went 6-0 with a 0.69 ERA as the Governors completed the first undefeated season in school history. She will bring a 27-2 career record into her senior season.
The power hitter batted .488 with a .793 slugging percentage her senior season, while adding 6 homers and 32 RBIs. Her offensive dominance helped the Scarlet Hawks to back-to-back state titles. She will attend Wheaton College to play softball and study sports medicine.
The Bay State League MVP hit .603 with a .652 on-base percentage this season. Harvey’s career batting average is .553. The junior outfielder, who plays for the Polar Crush Gold softball club, also plays field hockey and ice hockey at Natick.
Newton Country Day, sophomore
Just a sophomore, Hawkins was voted team and EIL MVP while compiling a compiled an 8-1 record this season. She threw two no-hitters and struck out 114 batters in 59 innings. At the plate, she batted .651 and finished with 11 stolen bases.
Kerr pitched the Patriots to a 17-1 mark and the Dual County Small title. She threw a no-hitter and a perfect game this year and sported a 0.84 ERA with 193 strikeouts in 138.2 innings. She will attend Wheaton in the fall.
Making her third All-Scholastic appearance, the senior catcher batted an impressive .656 with a .747 on-base percentage. Lundstrom hit 9 home runs, 11 doubles, and 3 triples, while knocking in 35 runs for a 1.344 slugging percentage. She will play softball for Syracuse next year.
Phillips Andover, senior
Maloney is back on these pages after leading her team to its first ever undefeated season. Maloney went 9-0 and struck out 109 batters in 62 innings. She finishes her career at 33-4. She holds the school record for careeer strikeouts (425). She’ll attend Columbia.
Central Catholic, senior
The six-foot tall first baseman helped the Raiders to a 20-5 mark and the Division 1 North crown. She batted .450 with 25 RBIs in the regular season. An honor roll student, Moore will study entrepreneurship and play for Babson College.
Ognibene recorded a 10-1 Eastern Independent League record, striking out 78 batters in 71 innings of work. This year marked her second season as team captain and she also served as junior class co-president. She also plays soccer and basketball.Continued...