Girls’ cross-country

Athletes of the Year

Viviana Hanley

Division 3: Bishop Feehan, Senior
Hanley was unstoppable in state competition, winning both the Division 4 EMass meet (18:30) and the Division 2 All-State meet (16:28), and helping the Shamrocks to team titles in each. The senior finished sixth at the Nike Regionals last season.

Andrea Keklak

Division 1: Lincoln-Sudbury, Senior
Keklak continued to show why her name has become synonymous with Massachusetts girls' cross country. She racked up her third straight EMass title (19:04) and her second All-State title (16:36.4). This is the ninth All-Scholastic nod for Keklak, who also runs track.

All-Scholastics

Jill Corcoran

Weymouth
Corcoran was the Wildcats' top finisher at All-States, taking 13th place in 17:27 to help the team to its first state title since 1979. She finished 13th at the EMass meet, which the Wildcats also won. Her best race was the Bay State invitational, in which she placed seventh.

Priyanka Fouda

Wellesley, Junior
Fouda was third in the EMass Division 3 race in 19:28 and finished eighth in the All-Division 1 State race in 17:14. Fouda also participates in the Student Congress, the State Student Advisory Council, and plays the violin.

Alison Lanois

Hamilton-Wenham, Senior
The two-time Cape Ann League Runner of the Year earned the top EMass spot in Division 5 with her 19:11 finish at the class meet. The following week she took second at All-States. The senior entered this season coming off Division 4 mile wins in indoor and outdoor track.

Maggie Mullins

Andover, Junior
Mullins's strong season culminated in a fourth-place finish in 16:58 at the Division 1 All-State meet. She won the Bay State invitational with an 18:43 finish, came in second in the junior-senior race at the State Coaches meet, and finished third at the EMass meet.

Jordan O'Dea

Dennis-Yarmouth, Sophomore
O'Dea was first place at the Atlantic Coast League championship race after leading Dennis-Yarmouth to a 6-0 conference record. The sophomore took second at both the Division 4 EMass meet and the Division 2 All-State meet, and she was first at the Bay State and McIntyre invitationals.

Kathy O'Keefe

Newton South, Senior
O'Keefe was second at the Division 1 EMass meet, helping Newton South to a third-place finish. The following week she was fifth (17:01) in Division 1. The senior was also second at the CM Invitational (19:04.4).

Laura Patriarca

Tewksbury
Patriarca eased the sting of her lone runner-up finish at the Merrimack Valley Conference championship with a resounding victory at the Division 3 EMass meet, and finished seventh at All-States. In school, Patriarca is ranked among the top three in her class.

Kathleen Powell

Bishop Feehan, Junior
Powell was third at the Division 4 EMass meet in 19:12, aiding Bishop Feehan to the team title. The junior was sixth the following week in the Division 2 All-State race to extend the Shamrocks' state title streak to two.

Katie Powers

Cardinal Spellman
Powers won every Catholic Central League race she competed in this season, breaking three course records, to take her third consecutive league MVP award. She finished second in the EMass Division 5 race (19:21) and third in the All-Division 2 State race (17:06).

Catarina Rocha

Peabody
Rocha kicked off her major meet season with a second-place finish in 18:48.7 at the Bay State Invitational. She won the Division 1 EMass meet (18:35) and finished second at All-States (16:42).

Megan Ross

Franklin, Senior
Ross was second at the Division 2 EMass meet, nearly supplanting Lincoln-Sudbury's Andrea Keklak for regional supremacy. She was third at the State Coaches meet and the Bay State Invitational, and fourth at the CM Invitational.

Julie Solimine

Haverhill, Senior
The three-time All-Scholastic was a fixture in awards ceremonies this year. She was third at the CM Invitational, fourth at the Division 1 EMass meet, and sixth at All-States.

Emily Stark

Middlesex, Junior
The three-time NEPSTA Division D Champion and returning ISL Champ set a personal record in the 5K this season, finishing in 18:14. Stark finished the dual-meet season undefeated, all while keeping high honors in the classroom. Stark also runs track, where she is the ISL and NEPSTA Division C 1,500- and 3,000-meter Champion.

Maeve Westover

Newton Country Day, Freshman
The EIL champion finished the season undefeated in league meets and qualified for the Junior Olympic nationals for the second time. Westover also made the honor roll (gold distinction) at Newton Country Day and is on the swim team.

coach of the year

Bob L'Homme

Bishop Feehan
L'Homme's girls went 10-0 in the Eastern Athletic Conference this season, earning the conference title. They also won the Division 4 EMass and Division 2 All-State events. L'Homme called this year's squad, "One of the best teams I have ever coached.''

Mike Miller

Weymouth
Miller coached the Wildcats to their first EMass championship in more than 30 years, capping off a perfect 12-0 regular season in the Bay State Carey Division. A week later, the Wildcats captured the All-State title.

All-stars

Atlantic Coast
Dennis-Yarmouth: Keagan Colmer, Lee Drown, Emma Harney, Jordan O'Dea, Vicky Paaso. Falmouth: Emily Botelho. Marshfield: Jocelyn Hubbard, Elizabeth Moreau, Katie O'Driscoll. Nauset: Robyn Argo, Sarah Knop. Plymouth North: Nicole Borofski, Britney Paton. Plymouth South: Ashley Eccleston.

Bay State
Brookline: Leah Gellineau. Framingham: Sarah Bowhill, Maria Grandoni. Milton: Clara Heiden, Mairead Kiernan. Natick: Annie McElaney. Needham: Hannah Alpert. Newton North: Margo Gillis. Norwood: Kelsey Colbert. Walpole: Courtney Shea. Wellesley: Priyanka Fouda, Jessie Kaliski, Eva Lauer, Eve Roth. Weymouth: Molly Barker, Jill Corcoran, Morgan Fitzgibbon, Bridget Jaklitsch, Julie Tevenan.

Big Three
Brockton: Rosa Otieno, Samantha Sinesi, Sarah Sinesi. Durfee: Nicole Massoud, Camila Rodriguez, Sarah Skillin. New Bedford: Courtney Neves.

Cape Ann
Hamilton-Wenham: Meg Blatchford, Carrie Goodrich, Alison Lanois, Claire Paccione, Kerry Phelan. Ipswich: Sara Kieran. Lynnfield: Lexi Buonfiglio, Angelica Kartsouni. North Andover: Olivia Marshall. Pentucket: Rebecca Morse.

Catholic Central
Archbishop Williams: Erica Gagnon, Sarah Saccoach, Brian Sullivan. Arlington Catholic: Brigid Kirkpatrick, Kaitlin McCauley, Lauren Reis, Janelle Solviletti. Austin Prep: Elizabeth Lombardo, Elizabeth McDermot. Bishop Fenwick: Faye Haley, Arianna Maida. Cardinal Spellman: Elizabeth Jordan, Katie Powers. Lowell Catholic: Stacie Hestand, Allison Moylan. Marian: Devan Egan, Emma Hazen.

Catholic Conference
Fontbonne: Pam Wang. Mt. Alvernia: Catherine MacIsaac, Maggie Mackenzie. Notre Dame (Hingham): Clara King, Sophie Love, Kelsey Steeves, Kelsey Whitaker. Ursuline: Anna Dolan, Molly McFadden, Shannon Prendergast.

Dual County
Acton-Boxborough: Joling Campo, Christine Davis, Shannon Flynn, Sierra Zambarano. Bedford: Loir Mello. Boston Latin: Kathy Mello. Concord-Carlisle: Katie Jesse, Carol Kimball-Katz, Megan Ratcliffe, Isabelle Williams. Lincoln-Sudbury: Megan Broecker, Marika Crowe, Andrea Keklak, Emily Knaul, Katie LaScaleia. Newton South: Anna Laurence, Kathy O'Keefe, Anne Rhatigan. Wayland: Pheobe Morss. Weston: Olivia Brackett, Abigail Pohl, Zoe Snow, Charlotte Walmsley.

Eastern Athletic
Bishop Feehan: Viviana Hanley, Abbie McNulty, Kathleen Powell, Erin Svenson. Coyle & Cassidy: Emily Curly, Brianna Venturo, Brittany Venturo. Somerset: Kelsey McGinnis.

EIL
Bancroft: Rachel Brutvan. Berwick: Jenna Maddock. Dana Hall: Miriam Stulin. Newton Country Day: Riley Barry, Mairead Mederios, Maeve Westover. Pingree: Maddie Dwortz, Marykate Surette. Winsor: Naomi Gordon, Hannah McGrath, Kristen Skillman.

Greater Boston
Cambridge: Emma Payne. Malden: Lauren Benoit, Haley Dowdie. Medford: Ericka Silva. Somerville: Pristine Mei, Iaritza Menjizar, Rita Musello-Kelliher.

Hockomock
Franklin: Rachel Flynn, Alex Giese, Lauren Hagen, Megan Ross. King Philip: Stacy Wojcik. Mansfield: Lauren Columbare. North Attleborough: Brianna Kimball. Oliver Ames: Lauren Gallagher, Shannon Hichey, Rachel Kline, Robin Loewald. Sharon: Caroline Sun. Stoughton: Jade Paul.

ISL
BB&N: Sarah Higgins. Groton: Hannah Kessler, Alanna McDonough, Faith Richardson. Middlesex: Emily Bernstein, Dasha Hamilton, Emily Stark, Elizabeth Thayer. Milton Academy: Victoria Lee. Nobles: Grace Aranow, Ava Geyer, Haley Mullins, Olivia Mussafer, Marissa Shoji. St. Paul's: Regina Brown, Charlotte Cooley, Cheyenne Smith. Thayer: Evelina Yakimovich.

Mayflower
Bristol Aggie: Rebecca Broadbant, Hannah Rogers. Diman: Ashley Oliveira, Bianca Paiva. Martha's Vineyard: Shivonne Schofield. Norfolk Aggie: Sarah Esenther, Elizabeth Fournier, Sara Ketchum, Julia Schnabel, Kyley Steidle. Sacred Heart: Brittany Bradford, Vanessa Dailey, Caragh Fane-Harvey, Kellie Goodell, Kelsey Horan, Hannah Jaeger. West Bridgewater: Maria Alfieri, Emma Cashman, Danielle Souza, Alison Wyman.

Merrimack Valley
Andover: Maggie Mullins. Billerica: Megan Mahoney, Aline Meisel. Central Catholic: Kelsey Kowal. Chelmsford: Ali Wood. Dracut: Kayla Springford. Haverhill: Julie Solimine, Bridget Twomey. Lowell: Bryana Allison, Erin Donovan, Johannah Zacharer. Tewksbury: Laura Patriarca, Ashley Toland.

Middlesex
Burlington: Jennifer Hamvas, Jackie Jensen, Erin Riley. Lexington: Alison Jakob, Saaya Maeda. Melrose: Anna Whalen. Reading: Lucy Armstrong, Elysa Bond, Micayla Oniskey, Victoria Perez. Stoneham: Abby Kendall. Watertown: Waleska` Alves. Winchester: Melanie Manko, Rachel Unger.

NEPSAC
Presentation of Mary: Alyssa Kelly. Southeastern: Vanessa Sylvain. Tri-County: Katherine Bukis.

Northeastern
Peabody: Catarina Rocha.

Old Colony
Barnstable: Kristina Atsalis, Lucey Gorrill, Isabella Walko. Bridgewater-Raynham: Katie Ayers, Megan McDonald, Sam McMillan. Dartmouth: Mikayla Dreher, Alison Mark, Devon Pryor, Cali Warner.

Patriot
Duxbury: Laura Bittrich. Hingham: Alyssa Lumbert, Julie McConville, Samantha Pinkham. North Quincy: Erica Brady. Pembroke: Heather Connick, Gabby Molignano, Chelsea Savage. Scituate: Katie Sheehan. Silver Lake: Mackenzie Bowden. Whitman-Hanson: Abby Baker, Rachel Baker, Jenny Dimascio, Casey Egan, Kaley Mientkiewicz.

South Coast
Apponequet: Kelly McCarthy. Greater New Bedford: Danielle Charette. Old Rochester: Sammy Barrett, Abby Hiller, Hannah O'Day, Emily Roseman, Paige Santos. Seekonk: Victoria Belcher, Emily Gagliardi, Jen Salit, Anna Spencer, Alyssa Taylor.

South Shore
Abington: Emily Atkinson, Liz Morgan. Carver: Ainsley Ryan, Kylie Shannon. East Bridgewater: Jillian Bates, Nicole Bowen, Kerry Cullinan, Alicia Cutter, Brittany Harvey, Olivia Harvey, Nicole Hatch, Jess Jezzard. Harwich: Shannon Grossman. Hull: Chrissy Secatore. Norwell: Molly Broderick, Meghan Carmody, Kristen Gadreau, Morgan Gallagher, Margaret Hayes, Courtney Hudgins, Vanessa Lyle, Sarah Perfetuo, Catherine Stack. Rockland: Jen Asci, Courtney Tamborella.

Tri-Valley
Dover-Sherborn: Lizzy Briskin, Lee Milne, Julia Pearson, Rebecca Terrett. Holliston: Kaylee Kozubal, Jill Rosati. Hopkinton: Haley Anderson, Kellie Lodge. Medfield: Kelly Gair, Taylor Worthy. Westwood: Nicole Pettit.