Meet the standout performers who earned All-Scholastic honors for their work this season:
Athletes of the Year
Division 1: Needham
The All-World forward was an unstoppable force in Needham’s run to a state title. His 118 career points are a school record as are his 45 points as a senior. The Bay State co-MVP and two-time All-State selection will play at Providence in the fall.
Division 2: Bedford
The Buccaneers’ one-loss regular season and the emergence of the junior striker are no coincidence. An EMass and All-State selection, he scored 15 goals, had 6 assists, and was name Dual County League MVP.
Division 3: Bourne
Canterbury scored 33 goals to become the second Bourne player to score 30 or more in a season. The EMass All-Star finished his career as a Canalman with 51 goals and 21 assists and was a four-time scholar athlete award recipient.
Newman Prep, junior
Bui earned co-MVP honors in the MBIL this season, helping Newman to a second-place finish in the league by potting 10 goals. He is also a member of the tennis and swim teams, and enjoys pool and piano in his spare time. He hopes to play college soccer.
The two-time captain of the Mustangs more than doubled his career point total with 13 goals and seven assists en route to Tri-Valley and South sectional titles, as well as league MVP honors. The senior forward also was named to the All-State and EMass All-Star teams.
The All-State senior forward sparked Somerville’s playoff run with seven postseason goals. He finished with 31 goals and was an EMass All-Star and All-State selection. He was also named a Greater Boston League All-Star for the third time.
The three-sport standout commanded the midfield in his senior season while also stepping up and striking for nine goals and five assists. He led the Wildcats to an undefeated Middlesex (Freedom) League title, earning MVP honors.
At center-mid the senior had a team high 11 assists to go with 12 goals and was named Merrimack Valley Conference MVP. A strong defensive presence, his all-around play garnered EMass All-Star and All-State honors.
Beaver Country Day, sophomore
Only a sophomore, Herivaux collected his second straight EIL MVP award, tallying 12 goals and 15 assists, to run his career totals to 16 and 25, respectively. His efforts helped Beaver Country Day go undefeated in league play and capture the EIL title.
Marshfields’ four-year starter was named All New England this fall along with being the Atlantic Coast League Player of the Year. The three-time ACL All-Star and two-time EMass All-Star scored 57 goals and recorded 23 assists in his career with the Rams. He’ll attend Brandeis.
Covenant Christian, sophomore
The sophomore posted 27 goals this season, leading Covenant Christian to the top spot in the MBIL Division 2 class. In his three seasons he has netted 75 goals. Also a member of the school’s basketball team, he hopes to play Division 1 soccer.
The school’s career leader in every offensive category, Lewis tallied 33 goals this season to lead Berkshire to the Class A NEPSAC championship, where he scored two goals in the clincher. The high school All-American is also a member of Bermuda’s national team.
Lyman was a defensive stalwart in the middle for Waring, helping his school to the second-lowest goals-against average in the league. He was named defensive MVP for the MBIL this season. A three-time league all-star, he was also the league MVP in lacrosse.
In four years as a varsity forward he helped the Wildcats to two South sectional finals. As a senior captain he was named Co-MVP of the Bay State league after scoring 21 goals and adding 11 assists. He was also named to the EMass All-Star and All-State teams.
The All-American goalie notched 14 shutouts as a senior, giving him 40 in his career. His 0.39 goals against average was lowest in the state as he picked up Hockomock MVP, All New England, All State and EMass All-Star honors. He will play baseball at Hartford next year.
Martin rewrote the Danvers record book, becoming the first player to reach 100 career points as he finished with 82 goals and 56 assists after scoring 39 times as a senior. A three-time EMass All-Star, he was named Northeast Conference MVP.Continued...