(Barry Chin / Globe Staff)
junior / pole vault
Mark Vetere, Andover
The Merrimack Valley Conference champion in the pole vault also won the Division 1 and All-State titles, clearing 14-6 in both meets. He also ran the lead leg for the Andover 4 x 400 relay that set a school record, finishing first at All-States (3:22.19).
Peter Comeau, Andover
Comeaus Golden Warriors finished a clean sweep of the indoor and outdoor track seasons, winning the Division 1 State and All-State meets in both seasons. Comeau directed Andover to its first outdoor All-State title in 25 years.
Sully Grella, Central Catholic
Grella led Red Raiders to a 6-0 record, Merrimack Valley Large School championship, Division 2 State title, and first place at the Haverhill Invitational. The Merrimack College graduate has twice been named MVC Coach of the Year.
Mike Leal, Central Catholic
Leal is undefeated over the past three years with a 17-0 record. Leal, who graduated from Merrimack College in 1998, has been named Merrimack Valley Conference Coach of the Year twice, in 2007 and 2008, after serving 12 years as an assistant coach.
Bob Powers, Stoneham
For the fourth time in six seasons Powers led the Spartans to a Division 3 State Relays championship. Powers has a career record of 48-14-1 in his seven seasons as head coach. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 1983.
Michael Fraccalossi, Carver
Under Fraccalossi, Carver went 7-1, winning the Division 4 State Relay championship. Fraccalossi was the Division 1 cross country coach of the year in 1993. Over his 24 years of coaching, he has won nine South Shore League titles.
senior / long jump
Sam Arsenault, Newton North
Arsenault, who holds school records in long jump, high jump, and 55- meter hurdles, won the Division 1 title with a leap of 22 feet 5 1/2 inches. He also finished first at the All-State meet (23-2 1/4). Arsenault will attend Boston University in the fall.
junior / shot put
Sam Bombaugh, Falmouth
Bombaugh, undefeated this season, won the New England championship by throwing 61-1OE. He also won the All-State (59-7OE) and State Coaches (58-9OE) meets. Bombaugh, an Atlantic Coast All-Star, repeated as the Division 1 State champion.
senior / 110 hurdles
Yong Cho, Newton South
After finishing second to BC Highs Corey Thomas indoors and in the Division 1 meet outdoors this spring, Cho put it all together at the All-State meet, setting a school record in 14.16 seconds. He will attend the University of Connecticut in the fall.
junior / mile
John Gregorek, Seekonk
At the All-State meet, Gregorek ran a personal best of 4:14.18 in the mile, placing second. Gregorek, a South Coast Conference champion in the mile, won the Division 4 meet in 4:18.35, setting a meet record. He was 2-mile state champ indoors.
senior / high jump
Noel James, Whitman-Hanson
James won the All-State title with a school-record jump of 6-11. James also won the high jump at the Division 2 meet, Haverhill and Andover Invitationals, and Patriot League meet, and he helped lead the Panthers to a State Relay title.
junior / triple jump
Ricardo Jaquite, Madison Park
Jaquité went unmatched this spring, winning the Division 1 meet (49-2 1/4) and All-State (48-10 1/2). He also won the triple jump at the Penn Relays with a leap of 49-1 1/2. At the Nike Indoor Nationals, Jaquité finished second with a personal best of 49-11.
senior / 400
Emmanuel Jean, Randolph
Jean remained undefeated in the quarter-mile, winning the All-State title in 48.67 seconds. Jean also anchored the Blue Devils 4 x 400 relay team this past indoor season to aNew England title and a third place in the 4 x 200.
senior / 2 mile
Alex Kramer, North Andover
Kramer set a meet record in winning the Division 2 title (9:17.50) and ran a personal best at the All-State meet, placing second in 9:17.11. Indoors, Kramer won the mile at the New England Championships (4:21.50). He will attend Brandeis in the fall.
sophomore / javelin
Kyle Quinn, Somerset
Quinn, the Eastern Athletic Conference champion, set a meet record at the State Coaches Small School Freshman-Sophomore (173-7). Quinn also placed second in the Division 3 and All-State meets and holds the school record (196-6).
senior / 100
Vincent Lee, Walpole
Lee, a Bay State League All-Star, set two consecutive personal bests in winning the Division 3 meet in 11.04 seconds and All-State meet in 10.85. He also won the State Coaches Meet (11.10). Lee will be attending Tufts this fall.
junior / discus
Andrew Tallman, BC High
Tallman was impressive all season in the circle, winning the State Coaches meet (162-5) and the Division 1 meet (162-9). He shattered the previous All-State record of 176-4 with a throw of 178 feet, out-throwing the field by nearly 12 feet.
senior / 400 hurdles
Davis VanOpdorp, Winchester
VanOpdorp set a meet record in winning the All-State title in 54.02 seconds and also won the Division 3 meet (54.71). Indoors, VanOpdorp was the 300-meter champion in Division 3 and All-States. He will attend Boston University in the fall.
senior / 800
Nick Wade, North Attleboro
Wade flourished at several distances this season. He won the State Coaches mile (4:26.18), ran the secondfastest 400 in the state (48.90), and won the Div. 2 and All-State titles in the 800. Indoors, he set Division 2 and All-State records in the 600.
senior / 200
Evan White, Tewksbury
White, a two-time Merrimack Valley Conference All-Star, won the Division 2 meet in 21.95 seconds and set a personal best to win the All-State meet in 21.66. White holds the MVC meet record in the 200 (21.82) and will attend UMass-Lowell next fall.
Kevin Valerio (left), Francis Nova, Francesco Cuesta (fourth from left) and Ramses Rafael upset the heavily the favored Andover 4 x 100 team, finishing in 43.05 to win the All-State meet. Remie Acosta (center) served as the alternate. Lawrence finished second at the Division 1 state meet.
From left, Mark Vetere, Brendan Crawford, Robert Martin, and Connor ONeill defended their indoor title. The Golden Warriors set a school record to win the outdoor All-State title in 3:22.19. They also won the State Relays and Division 1 meet. Andover finished second at the New England meet.
Newton South edged out St. Johns at the All-State meet, setting a school record in 7:55.06. From left, Will Cha, John Beck, Alex Long, and Xhulio Uruci also placed third at the Division 1 meet, finishing in 8:06.72. Uruci, a junior, is the only returnee.
- Atlantic Coast: Barry Reopell, Maz Darrah and Jay Pallazola, Dennis-Yarmouth; Sam Bombaugh, Xander Fuccillo, Spencer Kabakjian, Liam Cross, Greg Medieros and AJ Berry, Falmouth; Josh Burba, Andrew McGilloway, Dan Joyce, Joel Hubbard, Kevin Thomas and Jarrod Bruno, Marshfield; Jon Rouillard, Nauset; David Broderick and Dan Gordon, Plymouth North, Tim Regan, Sam Ellis and Greg Baldwin, Sandwich.
- Bay State: Devin ONeill, Braintree; Ryan Hardiman, Joel Parent, Ian Sandler, and Irvin Scott, Brookline; Steve Cawley, Dedham; Nick Walcott, Framingham; Paul Connor, Max Opara, Matt Lezama, and Adrian Donahue, Milton; Tommy Brandt, Jay Moore, Matt Powers, and Scott McCummings, Natick; Dan Shields, Needham; Conor Ebbs, Dan Hamilton, Jared Forman, and Sam Arsenault; Newton North; Phillip Kiy, Norwood; Vinnie Lee, Rick Rockwell, Ryan Collins, Brendan Corcoran, Chris Cameron, and Jarrod Goula, Walpole; Mike Blair, Sam Stone, and Patrick Conklin, Wellesley; Steve Sollowin, Chris Dooley, Zak Stuart, Sean Galligan, and Malcolm Gurney, Weymouth.
- Big Three: Jimmy Guerrier, Greg Hilliard, Weslee Galloway, Sidney Chambers, Jamal Johnson, and Sam Victoria, Brockton; Claude Gomes, Jonathan Gomes, Phito Gondre, Xavier Dixon, Johnny Lima, Alex Ledoux, Mitch Tetreault, Jonathan Williams, Joseph Williams, Aaron Arjuo, and Patryck Backiel, New Bedford; Steve Souza, Ron Thomas, Enrique Brown, and Bobby Hall, Durfee.
- Boston City: Kamal Riley, Yaovi Jondoh, Omar Abdi, Ahmed Ali, and Devaunte Borero, Charlestown; Alix Durand, South Boston; Justin Owumi, Kaylin Miranda, David Maloney, Nigel Robinson, and Conway King, OBryant; Ricardo Jaquite, Madison Park; Dwight Collymore, Hyde Park.
- Catholic Central: Alex Furtado, Abp. Williams; John Amirault and Joey Donlan, Arlington Catholic; Jamse Carregal, Austin Prep; Dan Kennedy, Angelo Maida, and Pablo Sosa, Tom Banks, Colton Buckley, Bill Harrington, and Andrew Young, Bp. Fenwick; Scott Bernazzani, Joe Fulford, Cedric Lamour, Nick Milero, Dan Whelan, Chris Hickey, and Dan Pantano, Cd. Spellman; Miguel Ortiz, Frankie Brattica, Joe Flemming, and Steve Warich, Marian; John Lamothe, St. Marys; Nnamdi Nosike, Trinity Catholic.
- Catholic Conference: Corey Thomas, Jameel Galloway, Ike Modebelu, Drew Tallman, Zack Robertshaw, Dan Bent, Brendan McDonald, Nick Staley, and Collin Rozanski, BC High; Ed Colvin, Catholic Memorial; Jared Kadich, George Sessoms, Chris Crosby, Brandon West, Sean Enos, Mike Masse, and Sean Hanlon, St. Johns Prep; John Bleday, Jordan Kelly, and Andrew Stillman, Xaverian.
- Dual County: Nico Zayas and Dan Maynes, Waltham; Tong Cho, Ross McDonald, Alex Long, Will Cha, John Beck, Xhulio Uruci, John Mitkevicius, Ben Olins, Stephen Murphy, Ben Seifer, and Igal Bubar, Newton South; Sam Wuest, Bryan Holtzman, Kyle Croman, John Westling, Brandon Huntowski, Chris Halstead, and Matt Slikowski, Lincoln-Sudbury; Ryan Coene and Sam McGrath, Tyngsboro; Sam Grad, Matt Ricketson, Reid Baldwin, Chris Fowler, and Mike Ravalese, Westford; Anthony Taylor and John Jantz, Arlington; Jonathan Gault and Brandon Addison, Bedford; Jamie Eberlein, Weston; Harry Greene, Harry Scales, Chris Bojanic, Jibrail Coy, and Andrew Mangin, Concord-Carlisle; John Murphy, Stephen Forgo, Chris Pulleritis, Curt Owen, Albert Yang, Riley Yuan, Colin ONeil, Jake Sumner, Neal Olson, and Lawrence Xia, Acton-Boxboro; Dylan Sullivan, Wayland.
- Eastern Athletic: Kevin Boland, Jason Brown, Casey Corcoran, Corey Casarella, Michael Albert, Kevin Wood, Ethan Loew, Robert McShane, David Phipps, Sam Yoder, Thomas Effler, and Patrick Beksha, Bp. Feehan; Devon Clements, Michael Ferrari, Aaron Roy, and Gregory Wilson, Bp. Stang; Ryan OConnell and John Mantia, Coyle Cassidy; Stephen Diniz, Jesse Perrin, Kyle Wilson, and Timothy Leigh, Somerset.
- Greater Boston: Ricky Arisme, Scott Fitzgerald, Verly Jean, Edward Chen, Marcello Ciampa, Duvinson Norestant, and John Thomas, Somerville; Sam Greenberg, Woodrick Clervil, Mohammed Islam, and Eric Mercado, Cambridge; Xavier Ortiz, Alan Dancewicz, Jim Noel, and Ralph Faia, Everett; Kelvin Tsang, Joseph Cirnigliaro, Ariel Hurts, Malik Blue, and Craig Ramsey, Malden.
- Hockomock: Christian Bates, Michael Bates, and Bobby Saraf, Canton; Will Caine and Brian Foley, Foxboro; Christopher Allen and David Connolly, King Philip; Dan Glavin, Patrick GRimes, Chris Harney, Matt Johnson, Josh Lampron, and Patrick McGowan, Mansfield; Nick Wade, Grant Burwell, Joe De- Girolamo, Ryan Doherty, Vladimir Francois, Kevin Peter, Christian Pirnie, Brady Shorey, and Matt Smith, North Attleboro; Quinn Ryder and Kyle Steadman, Oliver Ames; Scott Connolly, Sharon; Rodney Julian, Stoughton.
- Mayflower: David Afzali, Eric Donnelly, and Francis Mulkern, Sacred Heart; Dino Charyf, Blue Hills; Lucas Mistler and Jarred Gaumond, Tri-County; Jordan DeAndrade, Bristol- Plymouth; Mark Reppert and Doug Asselin, Marthas Vineyard; Marcus Cusick, Sam Benoit, and Jameson Powers, Diman; Andrew Coots, W. Bridgewater; AJ Voisine, Southeastern.
- Middlesex: Lincoln Hill, Ben Levy, Andrew Carey, Omari Welch, Paul Green, Chris Stadler, and Ariel Whittingham, Belmont; Evan Mercier, Shane Faria, David Taranto, Anthony Salvucci, Ryan Murphy, Adam Cavalier, and Mike DiFrancesco, Burlington; Steve Leung, Kenta Nishio, Daron Holloway, Kevin Leichtman, Daishawn Beaumont, Ricardo Sinon, Andrew Herring, Stefon Everett, John Daly, Thomas Balenthin, Ehsan Sayed, Ricardo Sanon, Devon Holloway, Steve McKenna, and Lance Greene, Lexington; Rich Downey, Melrose; Peter Finigan, Pat Condon, Max Lawton, Jason Ma, Harry Klein, Charles Cunningham, Tino Perinna, John Tuttle, Brad Porter, and Forest Teutsch, Reading; Cam Mitchell, Matt DArco, Joe Grondin, Shane Taylor, and Richie Brown, Wakefield; Nathan Wilson- Braun, Timm Moan, James Holland, Luke McElroy, and Kevin OLaughlin, Watertown; Malcolm Richardson, Justin Ehrhardt, Bob Callahan, Anthony Colarusso, and Max Kheboian, Stoneham; Davis VanOpdorp and Peter Deraska, Winchester; Paul Tague, Craig Langes, Ryad Bencheikh, Marc Hammond, Joe Angelo, Edguardo Vargas, Ibreham Bukenya, and J.P. Correia, Woburn.
- Northeastern Large: George Lewis and Dan Mdahl, Beverly; Ricky Kimbler, Jesse Fowler, and Ashani Nelson, Lynn English; Ryan Conrad, Ramses Montero, Evan Braz, Nick Christenson, Nour Shahin, Nick Pigulski, and AJ Grube, Peabody; Paul Di- Platzi, Revere; Ben Dibble, Salem.
- Northeastern Small: Ryan OConnell, Danvers; Kevin Hurd, Kyle Hurd, Andrew Ryan, Gus Margiotta, and Chris Unis, Gloucester; Jacob Evanter, Marblehead; Matt Guarante, Saugus; Kimson Jean, Sam Racoc, and Nic Moll, Swampscott; Chris Beranger, Charlie Asquith, and Jake Connors, Winthrop.
- Old Colony: Don Caouette, Phil Elias, Tyler McCarthy, Chris Gulino, Justin Keefer, Kyle Dragun, and Connor Kelley, Attleboro; Andrew Neelon, Barnstable; Zach Poe, Russ Bezanson, Paul Bonitton, Bobby Cabral, Mike Norgaard, Tom Mullen, Cam MacDonald, and Brett Stewart, Bridgewater-Raynham; Brian Sylvia, Chris Cole, Morgan Brandso, Evan Davenport, Alex Grant, Nick Martin, Tyler Hilchey, Paul Grafov, Mike Gaffney, Aron Corin, and Jeremy Francisco, Dartmouth; Chris Jordan, Taunton.
- Patriot: Bobby Murphy, Duxbury; Josh Quinnie, Hanover; Ben Lincoln, Pat Creahan, Dana Lindberg, and Drew Martin, Hingham; James Muirhead, Andrew Sukeforth, Vince Henry, Dom Bailey, and TEddy Paquin, Middleboro; Paul Cina, Ryan Kelly, Matt Ford and Bobby Gratzer, Pembroke; Jeff Periera, Quincy/North Quincy; Emmanuel Jean, Michael Miranda, McKhelen Alcindor and Godfred Mbengam, Randolph; Terrence Gibson, Rockland; Darius Smith, Silver Lake; Tyler Sullivan, Pat Taft, Pat Egan, Noel James and John Hardiman, Whitman- Hanson.
- Tri-Valley: James Ferdenzi, Pat Delaney, and Tommy Donovan, Holliston; Kevin Splaine and Hunter Mott, Medway; Andrew Day, Nick Nowak, Jay Fisher, Reade Pizzonia, Mike Creedon, Jeff Brown, Dan Nickerson, Ben Haycock, Andre Abouhala, and Kevin Soule, Medfield; Emerson Almeida, Gil ONeil, Cam Parker, and Tim Johansmyer, Norton; Tom Coyle and Paul Pender, Westwood; Steven Lynch, Keith Love, Den English, and Paul Kelly, Hopkinton; Brett Mastrangelo, Corey Fairfield, Alex Parr, and Dave Baker, Millis; Brett Stevens, Ted Ouelette, Josh Zaffino, Giovanni Curet, Tom Swaffield, Matt Perini, and Harry Storer, Dover-Sherborn.
HOW WE PICKED THE TEAM
The All-Scholastic boys track team was selected by the school sports staff. Selection is limited to MIAA schools that compete in EMass leagues. Text by Shawn Medeiros. GLOBE STAFF PHOTOS/SUSAN CHALIFOUX