The Super Team
Christina England, Wareham
|England was the MVP of the boys' team, and was an honorable mention to the South Coast All-star team. A three-sport captain -- hockey, softball, and field hockey -- the senior faced 912 shots in 20 games and finished with a .874 save percentage.|
Abby Gauthier, St. Mary's
|Gauthier led Division 1 in scoring with a career-high 66 points (28 goals, 38 assists). The four-time Catholic Conference All-Star has 268 career points. Gauthier, appearing on her third All-Scholastic team, also plays softball for St. Mary's.|
Molly Golden, Milton
|Golden's 69 points (47 goals, 22 asssists) helped her earn Bay State MVP honors. Golden, a recipient of the 2007 Boston Bruins Sportsmanship Award, plays softball, volleyball, and soccer and enjoys snowboarding and golfing.|
Leigh Riley, Lexington
|The four-year Middlesex All-Star put up 42 points this season, including two game-winning goals in the Division 1 tournament. Riley, who finished with 111 career points, will play for Providence College next winter.|
Kathleen Roche, Boston Latin
|Roche's 36 goals and 25 assists this season brought her career total to 213 points, and her strong offensive play earned her Dual County All-Star honors. The honor roll student also plays hockey for the Charles River U19 team.|
Stephanie Scarpato, Barnstable
|Scarpato has led the state in scoring the past two seasons. This season she scored 88 points (52 goals, 36 assists) to finish with 287 career points (166 goals, 121 assists). The four-time South Coast All-Star will attend Colby College in the fall.|
Becky Cairns, Andover
|Andover's captain and MVP was named to the GBL/MVC All-Conference team for the third season. Cairns, who was the recipient of the 2006 Boston Bruins Sportsmanship Award, finished her career with 162 points.|
Michelle Conway, Arlington Catholic
|Conway led the Division 1 state champions in scoring with 31 goals and 31 assists. Her performance this season earned her a spot on the Catholic Central All-Star team. An honor roll student, Conway also plays soccer and lacrosse.|
Brianna Cronin, Arlington
|The senior captain was named Arlington's MVP and a GBL/MVC All-Star after her 22 points helped Arlington to the state quarterfinal in its best season ever. Cronin is headed to John Hopkins, where she will be playing lacrosse.|
Sarah Cuthbert, Falmouth
|Cuthbert led the Clippers to their second straight Southeastern championship while being named a league all-star for the third time. Cuthbert, who captained the Clippers' hockey and soccer teams, will attend the North American Hockey Academy.|
Aly Garnett, St. Mary's
|The captain has been the Catholic Central's leading goalie for four years, and this year was named the league's MVP after posting an 0.67 goals-against average. She finished her career with 38 shutouts, including 13 this season, and an 0.87 GAA.|
Meghan Grant, Austin Prep
|The two-time Catholic Central All-Star was named Austin Prep's MVP after finishing the season with a 1.47 GAA and .939 save percentage. In her fourth year on varsity, she holds school records in career wins (46) and shutouts (16).|
Dominique Lozzi, Reading
|The Rockets' captain led the Middlesex League in scoring with 58 points (36 goals, 22 assists), earning league MVP honors for the second consecutive season. Lozzi, who led Reading to the Middlesex title, has 173 career points.|
Brittany Lyons, Canton
|Only a junior, Lyons has already piled up 137 goals and 57 assists. This season the three-sport captain ( hockey, soccer, and lacrosse) tallied 43 goals and 15 assists and was named a South Coast All-Star for the third time.|
Jessica Scioli, Wilmington
|Although the right wing attends North Reading High, she once again starred for the Wildcats. A four-year all-star, Scioli finished with 192 points (115 goals, 77 assists). Scioli will major in business and play hockey at Manhattanville.|
Rachel Sousa, Woburn
|The senior captain and four-time Middlesex All-Star finished the season with 44 points (26 goals, 18 assists). Sousa, a member of the Tanners' state championship teams in '06 and '04, will be playing hockey for UMass-Boston next year.|
Coaches of the Year
Edward McDonald, Arlington Catholic
|McDonald played hockey at Arlington Catholic ('80) and Assumption ('84). Since returning eight years ago, the girls' team has a 58-18-3 record. The Cougars went 20-4-1 and won the Division 1 state title, the first for a girls team in school history.|
Kim Sullivan, Barnstable
|Even though the Barnstable program only began four years ago, Sullivan's record already stands at 64-16-6 -- and she can now boast a Division 2 state championship. Sullivan credits her team's success to the players' hard work and dedication all season|
BAY STATE HERGET: Danielle Murmea, Kristin Guarente, and Meg Guarente, Wellesley; Jessie D'Alessandro and Sarah Duncan, Dedham; Molly Golden and Kelly Higgins, Milton; Paige Hackett and Katelynn Penza, Norwood; Katie Costello, Natick.
BAY STATE CAREY: Sara Reddington, Christine Steverman, and Katie Cox, Needham; Katie Campion and Allison Manzella, Framingham; Anna Jekel, Newton North; Filomania Falcucci, Braintree; Alicia Lew, Brookline.
CAPE ANN/GREATER BOSTON: Jessica Scioli, Wilmington; Tori Konovalchik, Peabody; Brianna Cronin, Rachel White and Elise Sullivan, Arlington; Katherine Hill, Masconomet; Jennifer Bove, Medford; Amelia Woodbury, Wilmington.
CATHOLIC CENTRAL: Alyson Garnett, Abby Gauthier, Michelle Golden, Christen Hart, Alisha Savary, and Courtney Winters, St. Mary's; Michelle Conway, Amber Comeau, Kristen Cokely, Lauren Lepore, Brittany Nardone, and Kiera Nelligan, Arlington Catholic; Katharine Dagle, Danielle DelDotto, Meghan Grant, Alexa Hington, Danielle LaSpina, and Allison Roy, Austin Prep; Brittany Beal, Ashley Faiella, and Emily Kelly, Archbishop Williams; Jillian Chalmers and Melanie Russo, Matignon/Pope John.
CATHOLIC: Kristen Conners, Samantha Lawrie, Laura Leger, Kayla O'Brien and Mikaela Walsh, Fontbonne; Lindsey Concannon, Alyssa Gibson, Emily LaRosa, Samantha Pulgini, Katie Riley, and Kaitlyn Stazinski, Notre Dame (Hingham); Martina Buczynski, Megan Daniels, Kerry Fitzgerald, and Alexa Hynes, Mt. St. Joseph; Shannon Kelleher, Katie Leney, Christine Mazza, and Nora Kate O'Brien, Ursuline.
DUAL COUNTY: Kathleen Roche, Ann Marie Elvin, Colleen Doogan, Stefani McGrath and Siobhan Elvin, Boston Latin; Shannon Mahoney, Sinead O'Brien, Mady Bilodeau and Robin Edwards, Concord-Carlisle; Alex Essman, Vanessa Maines and Lauren Messuri, Acton-Boxboro; Crissy Connor, Jen Hand, Kiera Garvin and Ariss Lyons, Westford Academy; Elizabeth Catinella and Emily Ham, Lincoln-Sudbury; Megan MacDonald and Meredith Malloy, Wayland-Weston; Emily Epstein, Newton South.
GREATER BOSTON/MERRIMACK VALLEY: Becky Cairns, Andover; Katie Caruccio, Lynn English; Emily Gasper and Britni Rowe, Chelmsford; Sara Gibb, Algonquin; Sam Weinstein, Marblehead; Rachel Konaxis, Beverly; Carly Muniz, Gloucester.
MIDDLESEX: Nina Riley, Kristina Hankins, and Sammy Woodward, Lexington; Erin Wilson, Dominique Lozzi, and Michelle Benjamin, Reading; Molly Passerini and Lisa Petitto, Wakefield; Lauren Duran, Rachel Sousa, and Amanda Movsessian, Woburn.
SOUTHEASTERN MASS: Brittany Lyons, Jackie Galvin, Jackie Gaughan, Ann Marie Stephany, and Emma Schulz, Canton; Thalia Grundstrom, Erin Burke, Maura Teehan, Rachel Porter, and Taylor Weaver, Franklin; Meg Findley, Catherine McLauglin, Chrissy Bowler, and Baily Millerd, Hingham; Katie O'Brien, Latin Academy; Ali Stevenson and Emma Lennon, Marshfield; Meg Gillespie, Quincy/N. Quincy; Callie Rose and Lauren Hillberg, Westwood; Stephanie Scarpato, Katie Kirwan, Michelle Manning, Abby Van Wormer, Jessi Barron, and Natalie Cohen, Barnstable; Kerri Connolly, Erin Levesque, Meg Muncey, Tracey Hines, and Colleen Connolly, Duxbury; Kelsey Leary, Kaighia Ridge, Kara Eaton, Lauren Hanney, and Sarah Cuthbert, Falmouth; Lainy Aristide and Jen Ward, Martha's Vineyard; Brooke Davis, Nauset; Justine Ducie, Jen Thiesing, and Allie Flynn, Sandwich.
HOW WE PICKED THE TEAM
The All-Scholastic girls' hockey team was selected by the school sports staff. Selection is limited to MIAA schools that compete in EMass leagues. Text by Denise LaForgia. Boston.com video and interviews by Chris Forsberg.