Boys’ cross-country

Athletes of the Year

Wesley Gallagher

Division 4: Pembroke
Gallagher won the Division 2 race at the All-State meet in 14:20.5, which followed his second-place finish at the Division 4 EMass race (16:00) a week earlier. Gallagher helped the Titans run away with the team title at both events.

Ryan Kelley

Division 4: Pembroke, Senior
Kelley set the pace at the Division 4 EMass meet, winning in 15:58 to help deliver the Titans the team title. The following week he finished third at the All-States (14:27). Kelley and teammate Wesley Gallagher helped lead Pembroke to the Division 2 title at the All-State meet

Stephen Sollowin

Division 1: Weymouth
Sollowin was nearly perfect in major meets this year, taking the Division 1 title at the Bay State Invitational (15:47.9) and the EMass meet. He narrowly missed the hat trick, finishing the unfamiliar Gardner course at the All-State meet in 14:16.3, the second-best time of the day overall.

All-Scholastics

Brendan Adams

Pembroke
Adams joined his All-Scholastic teammates to make the Titans' 2010 campaign one to remember. He finished third in the Division 4 EMass race (16:01) and sixth in the Division 2 All-State race (14:43.6), behind his teammates each time, to help the Titans earn both titles.

Nicholas Christensen

Peabody, Junior
Christensen established himself as one of the top runners in EMass, finishing third in Division 1 at the Bay State Invitational in October. He also took third place at the EMass meet (16:09) and the All-State meet (14:21).

Shayne Collins

Mansfield, Senior
Collins earned his third All-Scholastic nod this season. He finished first at the Amherst Invitational, the CM Invitational (15:53) and the EMass Division 2 meet (16:02). The Hockomock League MVP is a National Honor Society member.

Dana Dourdeville

Old Rochester, Senior
Dourdeville was one of the most consistent runners in EMass, with first-place finishes at the State Coaches Invitational (15:46.37) and the Division 5 EMass meet (16:20). He was second in Division 2 at the Bay State meet and was second at the All-State meet in Division 2 in a photo finish (14:20.8).

Samuel Fujimori

Bancroft, Junior
Fujimori was undefeated in the EIL regular season and won the EIL championship at Franklin Park for the third consecutive season. Fujimori also won the NEPSTA Division 5 championship and is a two-time Bancroft Scholar and recipient of the 2009-2010 George Alden Scholarship Award.

Ben Halpin

St. John's Prep
The Catholic Conference champ and League MVP was the top Massachusetts representative at the Manhattan College Invitational, finishing the 2.5 mile course in a second-place 13:24. He was fourth in the EMass Division 1 race (16:13.4) and ninth at All-States (14:33.5).

Joel Hubbard

Marshfield
Hubbard stayed close to the front all season, finishing fourth in the Division 1 All-State race (14:22) and the Brown Invitational (15:18). The junior finished third in the 1,000-meter race (2:32) at the indoor All-State meet.

Josh Lampron

Mansfield, Junior
The junior finished behind teammate Shayne Collins at the EMass Division 2 championship, taking second place in 16:09. He also finished third at the Hockomock League meet and eighth at the All-State meet after running the 2.98 mile course in 14:32.

David Melly

Newton South, Senior
Melly took second place in the Division 1 race at the EMass tournament, finishing the course in 16:05. He had finished the same Franklin Park course just a few weeks prior in 16:07.9, good for fourth at the CM Invitational. He also took second at the Bay State Invitational (15:59.5)

Henry Russell

Milton Academy, Senior
The ISL League MVP and champion is a two-time All-New England honoree. Russell broke four course records this fall, including running a school-record 16:06 at Milton Academy's course at Cunningham Park. The three-time MVP posted his second consecutive undefeated season.

Chernet Sisay

Brookline
Sisay won the Hartford Riverfront Invitational in October, completing the 3.1-mile course in 15:43. The junior finished sixth in Division 1 at the EMass meet (16:21) and 10th at All-States (14:36.5).

Brendan Sullivan

Foxborough
Sullivan began the major meet season by clocking 16:07 at the Bay State Invitational to take the Division 2 title. The junior was undefeated in the Hockomock Small league, fourth in Division 4 at the EMass tourney, and fifth in Division 2 at All-States.

Tyler Sullivan

Whitman-Hanson, Senior
Tyler Sullivan was consistent at Franklin Park, finishing in 16:03 in both major meets there. He took first at the Division 3 EMass meet and third at the CM Invitational. His 14:26.5 time earned him fifth at the All-Division 1 State race.

Kevin Thomas

Marshfield, Junior
Thomas finished third in Division 2 at the EMass meet in 16:13. The junior also finished sixth in Division 1 at the All-State meet in 14:31.

Renat Zalov

Phillips Andover, Senior
Zalov ran a personal-best 15:44 in the 5K this season, placing second at the NEPSTA Cross-Country Inter-Schools and 28th at the Nike Northeast regionals. He also runs indoor and outdoor track and plans to continue running in college.

coach of the year

Neil Levine

Oliver Ames
In his 12th year with Oliver Ames, Levine coached the Tigers to an undefeated EMass season en route to the Division 3 title at the EMass championship. "This award belongs to the entire program," he said.

Jayson Sylvain

West Bridgewater
Sylvain coached West Bridgewater's boys and girls to 10-0 records in the Mayflower Conference. "They worked hard each day and prepared themselves for all of their races,'' the 14-year coach said. "It was so much fun to work together with them every day after school."

All-stars

Atlantic Coast
Dennis-Yarmouth: Josh Lopes, Colin Merrill, Sean Nee. Falmouth: Jack Barry, Ben Ouimet. Marshfield: Joel Hubbard, Nate Robinson, Kevin Thomas. Plymouth North: Cody Faragher, Dan Gordon, Steve Ness. Sandwich: David Allen, Paul DavidGanno, David Regan, James Silverman.

Bay State
Brookline: Matt Goroff, Mike Katzeff, Mark Perry, Chernet Sisay, Romey Skylar. Framingham: Ben Groleau. Needham: Sean O'Connor, Jeff Okerman. Newton North: Justin Keefe, Ezra Lichtman, Dan Ranti. Walpole: Justin Connolly, Zach Ganshirt, Dave Wians. Wellesley: James Eisenstein, Peter Kreig. Weymouth: Steven Connolly, Nolan Parsley, Stephen Sollowin.

Big Three
Brockton: John Burns, Raul Carmona, Liban Mohamed. Durfee: Tony Cabral, Chris Witty. New Bedford: Pauolo Tavares.

Catholic Central
Arlington Catholic: Kevin Connors, Joe Donlon, Kyle Liberti. Austin Prep: John Blake, Wesley Viola. Bishop Fenwick: Kevin Fini, Bill Harrington, Bryan Mendes, Joseph O'Brien. Cardinal Spellman: Scott Bernazzani, Matt Norton, John Redmond. Lowell Catholic: James Sullivan. Marian: Marc George, Nick Seymour, Chan Yoon. Matignon: Wesley Fitting.

Catholic Conference
BC High: Drew Calcagno, Charlie Coffman, Ian O'Leary. Catholic Memorial: Connor Muldoon, Ryan Reid. Malden Catholic: Bill Duff, Tim Guinee, Andrew Krause, Joe Terranova. St. John's Prep: Ben Halpin, Jarrett Harrigan, Peter Heffrin, Zack Lehmann, Pat Murphy. Xaverian: Dallas O'Brien, Colin Tonelli, Eric Zandrow.

Dual County
Acton-Boxborough: Tim Cox, Saksham Gupta, Curt Owen, Bashir Saddique, James Sullivan. Arlington: Will Deflorio, Quinton Stipp. Bedford: Kevin Criscione. Boston Latin: Nick D'Agostino. Concord-Carlisle: Alex Gromer, Seamus Lawlor. Lincoln-Sudbury: Matthew Barnes, Connor Daley, Eli Hoenig. Newton South: David Melly. Wayland: Brett Barker. Westford: Andre LaCroix, Mike McGee, Stephen Messina, John Ryan, Pat Turpin. Weston: David Freeman.

Eastern Athletic
Bishop Feehan: Alex Conway, William Looney, Thomas Marcotte, Kevin O'Brien, Michael Wood. Bishop Stang: Ian Costanzo. Coyle & Cassidy: John Mantia, Andrew Zayac. Martha's Vineyard: William Nevin, Michael Schroeder.

EIL
Bancroft: Samuel Fujimori, Prith Roychowdhury. Beaver Country Day: Harry Bachrach, Joe Connelly, Tim King, Taylor Pierce, George Wright. Concord Academy: Toby Bercu, Adam Pfander, Nick Phillips, Michael Ruscak, Arthur Whitehead.

Greater Boston
Cambridge: Thomas Barrasso. Malden: Dawit Aynalem, Patrick Keough, Yusuf Mohamed, Andrew Terenzi. Somerville: Edward Chen, Mike Conte.

Hockomock
Attleboro: Conner Kelley. Foxborough: Brendan Sullivan. Franklin: Andrew Hood. Mansfield: Matt Cioe, Shayne Collins, Josh Lampron, Mitch Negus. North Attleborough: Nick O'Leary. Oliver Ames: Drew Beck, Sean Gorham, Kyle Tagen, Chris Vilela. Stoughton: Atticus Rentsch.

ISL
Belmont Hill: Eddie Harvey, Ian Meyer, Matthew Ricotta. Brooks: Sawyer Rogers. BB&N: Cliff Cody. Groton: Josh Imhoff, Ted Leonhardt, Zander McClelland. Middlesex: Garrett O'Toole, James Randon. Milton Academy: Andrew Beaudoin, Henry Russell. Nobles: Wilson Turner. Roxbury Latin: Brendan O'Loughlin. St. Mark's: Cash Armstrong, Peter Duffy. St. Paul's: Ian Gallagher, Kai Kirk. Thayer: Sean Barbary.

Mayflower
Bishop Connolly: Ian Chaney. Bristol Aggie: Frankie Cabral, Brett Milne, Joel Murhy. Bristol-Plymouth: Sean Donovan, John Salamancos. Diman: Steve Bond, Matt Moussamih, Dave Soares. Norfolk Aggie: James Macvarish. Old Colony: Ryan Stopha, Brian Wholer. Sacred Heart: Zach Metzger. Tri-County: Ian Boyce, Kory Hoyt, Andrew Kerr, Tom Whearty. West Bridgewater: Adam Petti, Joey Souza, Brandon Sullivan, Jimmy White.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: Ryan Cooney, Simon Vorhees. Chelmsford: Robert Massey. Lawrence: Luis Cruz. Lowell: Alexis Andujar, Patrick Coppinger, Patrick Donovan, Michael Gendron, Michael Giardina, Nathan McCarthy. Methuen: Cam Kelley, Mike O'Donnell, Lucas Parsons.

Middlesex
Belmont: Tim Deignan, Paul Green. Burlington: David Taranto. Lexington: Amanual Abate, Nathaniel Adams, Sam Jones, Cam Ulmer. Reading: Brad Porter. Wakefield: Stephen Robertson. Winchester: James Anderson, Jeff Burka. Woburn: Jake Rousakis.

NEPSAC
Phillips Andover: Renat Zalov. Portsmouth Abbey: Ed Kielb, Kaitlin Patton.

Northeastern
Peabody: Nicholas Christensen.

Old Colony
Barnstable: Jonathan Canon, Greg Hardy, Daniel Tierno. Bridgewater-Raynham: Kaison Ifill, Ron Nee. Dartmouth: John Breault. Taunton: Andrew Doherty, Jason Henrich, Jake Rogers, Scott Tran.

Patriot
Duxbury: Jason Angell, Greg Bray, Jonathan McKinley. Hanover: John Logan. Hingham: Michael Baccari. Pembroke: Brendan Adams, Dana Dourdeville, Wesley Gallagher, Ryan Kelley, Ryan Moran, Joe Vercollone. Silver Lake: Ryan Hansen, Jim Nickerson. Whitman-Hanson: Brendan Moran, Pat Mulrey, Pat Ryan, Nate Stephansky, Tyler Sullivan.

South Coast
Dighton-Rehoboth: Colin Hoye, Jake Medeiros. Greater New Bedford: Taylor Days-Merrill, Michael Vas, Brandon Viera. Old Rochester: Dana Dourdeville, David Friedman, Mike Tiger. Seekonk: Cody Archambault, Ryan Brown, Mark Hafley, Nate Larrimer.

South Shore
Abington: Kevin Bunszell, John McKeon, Brendan Whelan. Carver: Justin Knuth. East Bridgewater: Greg Boates, Cole Forbes, Brendan Gareri, Dan LeBlanc, Tanner Picklus. Harwich: Tyler Kane. Hull: Brian Collins. Mashpee: Peter Mayotte. Norwell: Evan Cannata, Wilton Childs, Tom Vafiades, Owen Wiggins.

Tri-Valley
Dover-Sherborn: Rion O'Grady. Holliston: Evan Reseska. Hopkinton: Brendan Driscoll. Medfield: Benjamin Lester, Arthur Lewis, Joey Smith, Ryan Vaclavik. Westwood: Luke Devin, Bobby McLaughlin, Pat O'Donnell, Matt Reissfelder.