BRAINTREE, MA – DECEMBER 06-FRIDAY: Allison Kemp Oliver Ames High volleyball Boston Herald All-Scholastic December 3, 2019, in Braintree, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Connors/Media News Group/Boston Herald) gvol2019
BRAINTREE, MA – DECEMBER 06-FRIDAY: Lucy Swanson Dennis Yarmouth Regional High volleyball Boston Herald All-Scholastic December 3, 2019, in Braintree, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Connors/Media News Group/Boston Herald) gvol2019
Mary Kate Murphy
Dasha Smolina – Winchester – girls volleyball
Justine Amory – Acton-Boxboro – girls volleyball – Boston Herald All-Scholastic
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Sydney Yim – volleyball – Newburyport – Boston Herald All-Scholastic
Cierra Yim – volleyball – Dartmouth – Boston Herald All-Scholastic
Catherine Waldeck (King Philip Volleyball)
BRAINTREE, MA – DECEMBER 06-FRIDAY: Angie Grabmeier Hopkinton High volleyball Boston Herald All-Scholastic December 3, 2019, in Braintree, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Connors/Media News Group/Boston Herald) gvol2019
JUSTINE AMORY, ACTON-BOXBORO
The Dual County League All-Star posted 290 kills, 182 digs and 60 aces in leading her team to its fourth straight league title. A two-time DCL All-Star, the outside hitter was named a member of the MGVCA Division 1 All State Team for 2019.
BREANN CLEARY, BOSTON LATIN
The senior outside hitter racked up 308 kills, 306 digs, as well as 62 aces and 32 blocks in guiding the Wolfpack to the Div. 1 Central East title. The MVP of the Dual County League, Cleary was named to the Division 1 All-State first team.
JOSIE DELUGA, BARNSTABLE
The Bryant commit was a star once again in 2019, recording her 1,000th career dig (429 during this past season). She posted 501 serve receptions, and 70 aces, as well. Deluga’s performance proved critical, as Barnstable captured its 10th consecutive Div. 1 South title this year.
LILY ELDRIDGE, DANVERS
The junior carried Danvers to its first ever Division 2 North sectional title and an appearance in the state final. The Northeastern Conference MVP set a school-record in assists with a total of 724, which helped her set a school record (1,200 overall).
KALEIGH FITZGERALD, READING
After moving to the area from Wisconsin last year, Fitzgerald simply continued to dominate during her senior season. The Middlesex League Liberty MVP had over 250 kills to go along with 47 aces in 2019. A two-time Herald All-Scholastic, Fitzgerald plans on playing for a Div. 1 NCAA program next year.
ANGIE GRABMEIER, HOPKINTON
A senior setter, Grabmeier registered 321 assists, and 157 kills during the 2019 season. She was named MVP for the Tri-Valley League, and was a member of the MGVCA All-State Team. A star in multiple sports, Grabmeier has committed to Bentley and will participate on the school’s volleyball and track teams.
TAYLOR HARRIS, CANTON
The Hockomock League MVP for this past season, the outside hitter recorded 434 kills, 224 digs and 41 aces in leading her team to the Div. 2 state title. For her career, Harris amassed 734 kills, 566 digs and 100 aces. She also competed with the SMASH Volleyball Club.
DALY JOHNSON, NEEDHAM
A Bay State Conference All-Star, Johnson led the Rockets to a Div. 1 title in 2019. She posted an eye-popping 622 assists, finishing with 1,569 for her career. A member of the National Honor Society, Johnson is currently undecided on her college plans for next year.
ALLISON KEMP, OLIVER AMES
The senior played a large role in leading the Tigers to an appearance in the Div. 1 South finals. The setter amassed 650 assists during the campaign (1,516 career) in helping Oliver Ames capture the Hockomock League title. Kemp will be attending Providence College in 2020.
TESSA LANFEAR, NEWTON NORTH
The junior setter guided the Tigers to a 14-2 record and a spot in the Division 1 Central East semifinals. A member of the two state championship teams, Lanfear was named to the Div. 1 All-State team. She competes with the SMASH volleyball program.
MELISSA MORELLI, LYNNFIELD
A Hamilton-commit, Morelli led Lynnfield to a 23-1 record in 2019. This past season, she shattered her program’s career records for kills (711), aces (227) and assists (1,186), becoming a Pioneers legend in doing so. Morelli is a member of the National Honor Society and earned all-Cape Ann League honors in basketball.
MARY KATE MURPHY, CONCORD-CARLISLE
A Dual-County League All-Star in 2019, Murphy finished the season with 309 digs and 49 aces. Thanks to her performance, the Patriots ended the year as DCL Small champions. Murphy will continue her volleyball career at Endicott College.
KAREN NIE, NEEDHAM
The junior outside hitter registered 275 kills, 138 digs and 76 aces in leading the Rockets to an undefeated season and the school’s first Division 1 state title. For her career, Nie has amassed 374 kills, 258 digs and 112 aces. Nie is a member of the National Honor Society.
EMMA RANDOLPH, MELROSE
The senior had 323 kills in 2019, finishing her career with a program record 910 in leading the Red Raiders to the Div. 2 North semifinals. Randolph is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Spanish, Service, and Environmental Clubs.
DASHA SMOLINA, WINCHESTER
The senior helped guide the Sachems to their first-ever appearance in the Div. 1 state finals. Smolina was named a Middlesex League Co-MVP and to the Div. 1 All-State team. Smolina holds the program’s single-season record for assists, and is a member of many school clubs on top of that.
LUCY SWANSON, DENNIS-YARMOUTH
The sophomore outside hitter piled up 327 kills and 306 digs on her way to being named to the Div. 2 All-State team. She led Dennis-Yarmouth to a South sectional title and an overall record of 21-3. In her spare time, Swanson participates on the Southern Alliance Elite Volleyball Club.
CATHERINE WALDECK, KING PHILIP
A Hockomock League All-Star, Waldeck also was named to the Div. 1 All-State team in 2019. She racked up 265 kills, finishing with a percentage of 59.2, and also had 63 blocks. Waldeck will continue her volleyball career next season at High Point University.
HANNAH WYLLIE, ROCKLAND
Wyllie was named the South Shore League’s Player of the Year. She registered 296 kills, as Rockland made a trip to the Div. 3 state finals. Wyllie is the President of Rockland’s Environmental Club. She will play volleyball and study environmental science at Colby College.
CIERRA YIM, DARTMOUTH
The senior setter was named to the Div. 1 All-State team for the second time twice in her tenure with the Indians, ending her career with more 2,000 assists. She was a key cog for an Indians’ squad that went 21-1 and made it to the Div. 1 South semifinals before bowing to Oliver Ames.
SYDNEY YIM, NEWBURYPORT
As a junior, Yim was named a Co-Player of the Year for the Cape Ann League and to the Div. 2 All-State team. She posted 246 kills, 166 digs, 92 aces, and 28 blocks during this past campaign. She is a two-time CAL All-Star and will be among the top players in the state next year.
BAY STATE CONFERENCE
Daly Johnson, Karen Nie, Lilsa Carr, Ellie Streeper (Needham); Tessa Lanfear, Lisa Halloran, Chrstina Butera (Newton North); Chiara Morley-McLaughlin, Becca Walz (Natick); Pilar Hincapie (Brookline); Nicole Dragon, Vanessa Coyne (Milton); Catherine Marshall (Weymouth); Ali Fair (Walpole); Sarah Tong (Wellesley); Madison Furness, Victoria Primo (Braintree)
BOSTON CITY LEAGUE
Aliza Diaz, Maren Dougherty, Kim Nguyen (Latin Academy); Nayelie Acevedo, Celia Avila, Yoselyn Roa Paredes (Boston English); Farianni Abeu, Eligia Compana, Digna George (Boston International); Antoniele Jesus, Emelym Matos, Isolmarie Rosario (Madison Park); Bonorida Compte, Chrystelllie Melay, Joenissa Ortiz Tirado (Brighton/Green Academy); Ashley German, Carolin Martinez (New Mission); Dayanara Mendez, Mileidy Rocha, Vivianet’shka Vega (Burke); Theresa Piard, Maura Vizcaino, Emily Wu (O’Bryant); Teya Drumm, Camilla Meireles (CASH), Moriah Cabral, Gennaia Mathias (Snowden); Daniela Carmona, Knemiah Lovewine, Yennifer Pena (Charlestown); Rajai Ferguson, Evelyn Ocegueda (East Boston); Tolulope Adiun, Lorna Cruz, Candace Ellis (Tech Boston); Mailta Rosa, Yenniliz Rodriquez Ortiz, Angel Vu (South Boston)
CATHOLIC CENTRAL LEAGUE
LARGE: Alexandra Achenbach, Alyssa Dansby, Savannah Grzybinski, Mary Lysko, Allison Pearson (Cardinal Spellman); Brynn Bertucci, Bethany DeMarco, Nicole Fitzpatrick, Annie Murphy (Bishop Fenwick); Megan Burke, Mary Kate Carson, Sarita Chen (Arlington Catholic); Molly Ardito, Cat Bravo, Amanda Patti (Austin Prep); Caroline Marcotte, Mae McDermott (Archbishop Williams); Gabriella Torres (St. Mary’s); Bella Guarino (Matignon)
MVP: Alexandra Achenbach
SMALL: Madi Franz, Elizaeth Cullen, Antonia Mukiibi, Molly Trainor (Lowell Catholic); Colleen Dooling, Sanaya Panthaki, Katelynn O’Connor (St. Joseph’s); Thali Barros, Victoria Marrero (Cathedral); Jennifer Moreno-Semedo (Cristo Rey)
MVP: Madi Franz
DUAL COUNTY LEAGUE
LARGE: Justine Amory, Elsa MacNeil, Chloe Hamilton (Acton-Boxboro); Caitlin Myron, Zoe Felsch, Jordan Otten (Lincoln-Sudbury); Breann Cleary, Ashley Rooney (Boston Latin); Skye Anderson, Lexi Wilson (Westford Academy); Julie Wise, Maggie Winters (Newton South); Jaadyyah Sherrion (Cambridge)
MVP: Breann Cleary
SMALL: Maddie Koenig, Mary Kate Murphy, Davis Farrow (Concord-Carlisle); Ava Tang, Mira Ireland (Wayland); Olivia Roscoe, Gabriella Zovko (Bedford); Lucca Chantre (Waltham); Emma Sarnblat (Weston)
MVP: Ava Tang
EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Grace Brown, Nicole Brown, Gianna Detorie, Daylin Melcher (Bishop Feehan); Kiera Ackah, Regina Collura (Bishop Stang); Mina Pabst, Rebecca Little (Coyle-Cassidy)
GREATER BOSTON LEAGUE
David Del Rio, Lynzie Anderson, Olivia Winsor, Isabella Martinez (Revere); Unice Bianca Lampong, Talia Ritchie, Renata DelVecchio, Dawn Eisnor (Medford); Myo Theingl, Brenda Dias (Malden); Nevalee Hawkins, Ari Docanto (Somerville); Lorena Corbelli (Everett)
MVP: Unice Bianca Lampong
Ana Leonardo (Attleboro); Taylor Harris, Elizabeth Bickett (Canton); Grace Boudreau, Kelsey Treweek (Foxboro); Allyson Bonnet-Eymard, Bridget Jackson (Franklin); Catherine Waldeck, Nicole Coughlan (King Philip); Samantha Sternburg (Mansfield); Allison Corsini, Julia Riordan (Milford); Kylie Melanson, Hayley Gaskin (North Attleboro); Allison Kemp, Jordan Bosse (Oliver Ames); Maya Aidlin-Perlman (Sharon); Alexa Quinones (Stoughton); Hailey Sullivan (Taunton)
MVP: Taylor Harris
MAYFLOWER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
LARGE: Jordan Burke, Alexa Kessler, Anarialis Valentin (Southeastern); Kiara Dempsey, Camden Schweitzer (Diman); Brenna Pierce, Guiliana Silva (Bristol-Plymouth); Brianna Ramey (Blue Hills); Emily Moniz (Diman)
MVP: Kiara Dempsey
SMALL: Kat Kirby, Jordyn Dexter, Molly Lankowski (Old Colony); Audrey Manning, Brianna Ruffin (South Shore); Makayla Eldridge, Jasmine Goncalo (Cape Cod Tech); Sydney Gagnon (Norfolk Aggie); Taylor Richards (Upper Cape); Sam Wheaton (Bristol Aggie)
MVP: Kat Kirby, Taylor Richards
COMPREHENSIVE: Janelle Doherty (Avon); Madison Amaral (Bishop Connolly); Grace LaRosa (West Bridgewater); Abby Gaudreau, Paige Churchill (Westport); Monica Polycarpe, Kerry Walker (Holbrook); Elizabeth Hurm, Annabella Driscoll, Ariana Murphy (Sacred Heart)
MVP: Monica Polycarpe, Elizabeth Hurm
MERRIMACK VALLEY CONFERENCE
Sophia Martinez (Andover); Olivia Hall, Olivia Thomas-Roy (Central Catholic); Ahnasia McKinney, Grace Dionne (Chelmsford); Lismari Valdez, Jada Burdier, Shilo Osmer (Haverhill); Vielka Sanchez, Carol Ferraras, Nahyalis Rodriguez (Lawrence); Laura Farnum, Emily Grant, Celia Wong (North Andover); Alli Wild, Carrina Barron (Tewksbury)
ATHLETES OF THE YEAR: Ahnasia McKinney, Vielka Sanchez
LIBERTY: Dasha Smolina, Camille Tosques, Tia Fiorentino (Winchester); Kaleigh Fitzgerald, Abby Hurley (Reading); Alison Doherty, Meri Ibrahimi, Grace Provo (Woburn); Mindee LaI, Sophia Estok (Belmont); Pamela Chiakpo (Lexington); Clare Flanagan (Arlington)
MVP: Dasha Smolina, Kaleigh Fitzgerald
FREEDOM: Nicole Abbott, Emily Hudson, Erin Torpey, Mary Kate Mahoney, Emma Randolph (Melrose); Kelly Joyce, Krista Magnarelli, Lindsay Baxter (Burlington); Madelyn Melanson, Katie Pearl (Wakefield); Ashley Young (Stoneham); Maeve Cadogan (Wilmington)
MVP: Emma Randolph, Kelly Joyce
Lily Eldridge, Megan Murphy, Carly Goodhue, Madelyn Montanari (Danvers); Anna Arbo, Abby Schwartz (Marblehead); Pam Diaz (Lynn Classical)
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Lily Eldridge
SOUTH SHORE LEAGUE
Corin Mahan, Seana Phillips, Ailey Riddick (Abington); Samantha Crowley, Tori Warner (Middleboro); Gilliam Hahn, Julia Neumann, Jaylin Salter (Norwell); Jessie Demarco, Caroline Elie, Hannah Murphy, Hannah Wyllie (Rockland)
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Hannah Wyllie
Julia Dangel, Claire Marci, Kendal Zee (Ashland); Morgan Allen, Cadyn Boyce, Angie Grabmeier (Hopkinton); Kiera Lawless, Kayla McNeil, Genevieve Brooslin (Medfield); Alex Spezzano, Maggie Regan (Medway); Katie Dumais, Bella Hamdan (Westwood); Colette Salem (Holliston); Vicky Hwang (Norton); Megan Olbrys, Jasmine James (Norwood); Emily Janell (Bellingham); Danielle Guilfoyle (Dedham)
MVP: Angie Grabmeier