BOSTON HERALD GIRLS CROSS-COUNTRY ALL-SCHOLASTICS
Abby Beggans (Wellesley)
Ava Bullock (Barnstable)
Catherine Callahan (Acton-Boxboro)
Ava Criniti (Lexington)
Sarah DiVasta (Peabody)
Amelia Everett (Newton South)
Alessandra Gavris (Weston)
Madelyn Germain (Norfolk Aggie)
Greta Hammer (Needham)
Camille Jordan (Brookline)
Carmen Luisi (Holliston)
Anna McElhinney (Billerica)
Aoife Shovlin (Cambridge)
Macey Shriner (Plymouth North)
Katie Sobieraj (Oliver Ames)
Emma Tuxbury (Wellesley)
Emily Wedlake (Westford Academy)
Lucia Werner (Brookline)
Only a freshman, Beggans captured the ninth-grade race at the Frank Kelley Invitational and was second at the Twilight Invitational. She had big races at the Div. 1B and Div. 1 All-State events with a fourth and third-place, respectively. Beggans was a Bay State Conference All-Star who plays varsity basketball and lacrosse.
The sophomore was eighth in both the Div. 1 and 1B championships, and picked up victories at the Twilight Invitational and Frank Moooney Invitational, as well as a strong seventh-place showing at the Ocean State Invitational. The honors student and accomplished violinist ruled the Cape & Islands Conference, copping MVP and All-Star honors.
Callahan had a strong season on the trails, culminating with a 14th-place finish in the Div. 1 All-State race. Runner-up at the Amherst Invitational, the junior was a Dual County League All-Star following a fourth-place finish and paced the undefeated Colonials to the league title. A three-season distance runner, Callahan has bests of 5:14 in the mile and 11:07 in the 2-mile.
The Middlesex League champion and MVP in her first season on the trails, Criniti captured the Div. 1A title and broke Lexington’s course record. This senior is a member of the National Honor Society, an honor roll student and an SILS Award recipient. Criniti enjoys baking, spending time with friends and will attend Northwestern University.
DiVasta wound up with a sterling fifth-place finish in the Div. 1 All-State race after taking ninth in Div. 1B. The senior Northeastern Conference champion for a second consecutive year was also her team and conference MVP for a second year in a row. DiVasta competes on the indoor and outdoor track teams. She plans on competing in college.
Already one of the top track athletes in the country, Everett was second in the Div. 1A Championships and a Dual County League All-Star in her first season of cross country. A perennial DCL All-Star and All-State champion, Everett has notched All-American three times on the track. The 2021-22 Gatorade Massachusetts Girls Track & Field Athlete of the year and defending indoor mile champion, Everett enjoys traveling, hiking, biking and spending time with family and friends. She will attend Stanford University.
The small school champion at the Twilight Invitational, this budding sophomore captured the freshman-sophomore race at the Frank Kelley Invitational and clinched a stunning win in the Div. 3 All-State race, leading Weston to the team title. The Div. 3A runner-up, Gavris also picked up Dual County League All-Star honors. An honor roll student, Gavris plays drums and guitar in Weston’s band and jazz band.
Champion and pride of the Mayflower League, the junior was undefeated in dual meet competition and owns the school cross country course record. Germain was huge in big meets with a second-place finish in the Div. 3 All-State race, third in Div. 3A and Coaches Frank Mooney Invitational, 14th at Twilight and 14th at the Ocean State Invitational. Norfolk Agricultural’s team MVP, she was also the league’s Runner of the Year for the second consecutive season.
The top freshman in the state, Hammer is someone to watch in the coming years after taking second to Brookline’s Camille Jordan in the Bay State Conference Championships and leading the Rockets to an 8-1 record. From there Hammer only got better with a strong third in the hotly-contested Div. 1A race and moved up to grab the silver medal at Div. 1 All-States. She also picked up All-Star honors in the BSC.
The Bay State Conference champion and MVP, Brookline’s senior captain, was a strong fourth in the Div. 1 All-State race and victorious at the Frank Kelley Invitational. Jordan was seventh in the Div. 1A championships. She is a member of the National Honor Society and earned the Harvard Book Award. Jordan will attend the University of Pennsylvania.
The junior easily defended her Div. 2B and Div. 2 All-State titles to lead Holliston to the team championship. Undefeated in Tri-Valley League competition, Luisi earned MVP honors for the second consecutive year. She was victorious in the Frank Mooney Coaches Invitational and Bay State Invitational events. The 2021-22 Massachusetts Girls Cross Country Gatorade Runner of the Year and a three-season runner, Luisi is an honors student and is involved in environmental awareness.
The North Shore talent came up big in November with a win in the Div. 1C race and fifth-place finish in a loaded Div. 1 All-State race. This senior has clocked 5:09 in the mile and 11:10 in the 2-mile. McElhinney runs indoor and outdoor track, plays soccer and hanging out with friends. The high honors student and member of the Spanish Honor Society will attend UMass.
The sophomore was a giant in November when she captured the Div. 1 All-State title at Devens, after winning the Bay State Invitational at the same venue earlier in the season. Shovlin ran to a solid fifth-place finish in the Div. 1A race and was runner-up at the Dual County League championship, earning DCL All-Star honors. Shovlin runs indoor and outdoor track and is an honor roll student.
The top harrier on the South Shore, Shriner was the MVP of the Patriot League after running away with the league title and going undefeated in dual meets. The Catholic Memorial Invitational champion was 13th at All-States. She holds Plymouth North records in the mile, indoor 2-mile and 1000. An honor roll student, Shriner enjoys rock climbing, hiking, traveling and photography.
This Tiger junior finished 10th in the Div. 1 All-State race and was the Hockomock League’s individual champion. The league MVP and All-Star was 19th against a monster field at the Champs Northeast Regionals. An honor roll student, Sobieraj runs all three seasons and is a member of the school jazz band.
Only a freshman, Tuxbury captured the Twilight Invitational and was sixth in the Div. 1B championships. A club soccer and basketball player, along with lacrosse, Tuxbury also enjoys surfing, skiing and traveling. She will run indoor and outdoor track.
Another freshman talent who won the middle school state championship last year, Wedlake was eighth at the Div. 1A meet and 12th at Div. 1 All-States. She owns Westford’s school record on its home course and was third in the Dual County League Championships. Second in the freshman race at the Ocean State Invitational, she captured the Frank Mooney Invitational freshman race and was fifth at the Bay State Invitational. She enjoys playing the piano, reading and politics.
The junior was a strong 11th in the Div. 1 All-State race after finishing 10th in the Div. 1A state qualifier. Werner was eighth in a tough Bay State Conference championship race and earned All-Star accolades. She runs indoor and outdoor track and enjoys competing in triathlons, swimming, science and baking.
BAY STATE CONFERENCE
Camille Jordan, Jordan Liss-Reardon, Lucia Werner, Audrey Seeger, Dasha LeFaivre (Brookline); Sasha Lamakina (Framingham); Katie O’Toole, Mia Jilani (Milton); Taylor Partridge, Greta Hammer, Eva Adam (Needham); Ciara Evans, Katrina Secinaro (Newton North); Abby Beggans, Charlotte Tuxbury, Emma Tuxbury, Bridget Reidy, Grace Wheelan (Wellesley); Gracie Richard, Leah Glavin
MVP: Camille Jordan
BOSTON CITY LEAGUE
Neve Flynn, Maia Poremba (Latin Academy)
CAPE AND ISLANDS LEAGUE
ATLANTIC: Ava Bullock, Chloe Dibb, Lilly DeDecko, Nieve Fromhein (Barnstable); Siena Lauze, Olivia Pendleton, Rose Karow, Madeline Weber, Madelyn Edwards, Chloe Azoff (Dennis-Yarmouth); Adrienne Christy, Alexa Schroeder (Martha’s Vineyard); Madeline Mahoney (Nauset)
MVP: Madeline Mahoney, Ava Bullock
LIGHTHOUSE: Kera Clifford, Emele Conlon (Cape Cod Academy); Elise Casso, Bianca Greco (Falmouth Academy); Courtney Dery, Agnese Cattadori, Megan Gogol (Monomoy); Hannah Harrington (Nantucket); Claire Heller (Rising Tide); Ava Carey (Riverview); Emerson Meagher (Saint John Paul II); Bailey Ford, Audrey MacKenzie (Sturgis East); Hailey Butler, Carmody Palmer (Sturgis West)
MVP: Elise Casso
CATHOLIC CENTRAL LEAGUE
Abby Bemis, Lily Donovan, Hannah Griffin, Maddie Hussey, Ciara McMenamin (Archbishop Williams); Norah Curran (Arlington Catholic); Camdyn Asselin, Christia Assi, Lauren Augustyn, Valerie Capalbo, Allison Oram (Bishop Feehan); Shannon Bresnahan, Julia Davis, Sarah Fogarty, Marianna Kay, Maria Ryan (Bishop Fenwick); Lola Bergeron (Bishop Stang); Kelsey Kwiatek (St. Mary’s)
MVP: Maddie Hussey
Josie Oberton, Julia Walsh, Ceighlyn Crowley, Ellie Dillon (Notre Dame);
Katie Maheu, Brigid Ryan, Audrey Busch (Ursuline); Mia Waldron, Grace Ryan (Malden Catholic); Hannah Duncan (Fontbonne); Mia Wheeldon (Mt. Alvernia)
DUAL COUNTY LEAGUE
Catherine Callahan, Elizabeth Latham, Paige McInerney, Clementine Garro, Catherine Callahan, Elizabeth Latham, Elizabeth (Acton-Boxboro); Addi Poulter (Bedford); Rebecca Hein (Boston Latin); Margaret Stevens (Concord-Carlisle); Eleanor Allan, Aoife Shovlin, Eliza Dickie, Sophia Seto (Cambridge); Charlotte Huck, Caitlyn Trecker (Lincoln-Sudbury); Amelia Everett, Molly Johnson (Newton South); Rosey Deeks, Sydner Weiss, Emily Wedlake, Abigail Hennessey (Westford Academy); Olivia Jackson, Sofia Moukaddem, Alessandra Gavris (Weston)
MVP: Amelia Everett
Katie Sobieraj, Annie Reilly, Taegan Hodges, Hailey Goldman, Madeleine Stewart, Braelyn Graham, Hannah Dupill, Ashley Powers, Jojo Holmes (Oliver Ames); Carli Walbert, Alexandra Batla, Fiona Morrison (Franklin); Emersyn DePonte, Colby Dunham (Taunton); Anna Moore (Mansfield); Kate Buban (King Philip); Katie Galgoczy, Lauren Hunt (North Attleboro); Sara Lessard (Sharon); Sydney Kalil (Milford)
MVP: Katie Sobieraj
MAYFLOWER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
LARGE: Nicole Widegren (Bristol-Plymouth); Jasmine Scott, Adison Hohengasser, Yvenaelle Jean (Southeastern); Audrey Weishaar (Tri-County); Nya Martinez, Eden McCausland (Diman)
RUNNER OF THE YEAR: Nicole Widegren
SMALL: Meredith Connor (Upper Cape); Ciera Hoyte (Cape Cod Tech); Samantha Goulart (Bristol Aggie); Annabella Putignano (Old Colony): Claudia Chambert, Lauren Barry, Madelyn Germain (Norfolk Aggie)
RUNNER OF THE YEAR: Madelyn Germain
COMPREHENSIVE: Ella Dunbury, Lilli Milton, Viviana Morales, Lilly Andrews, Katherine Donovan (West Bridgewater); Ayane White, Bethanie Valcimond (Holbrook)
RUNNER OF THE YEAR: Ella Dunbury
MERRIMACK VALLEY CONFERENCE
Anna McElhinney, Emily Burdick, Deirdre Bailat (Billerica); Molly Kiley (Andover); Luna Prochazkova, Hannah Shea (North Andover); Annie Gilman, Ella Machado (Lowell); Olivia Guillet, Madeline Courtemanche, Sydney Ng, Meghan Hunt (Central Catholic)
MVP: Anna McElhinney, Luna Prochazkova
FREEDOM: Juliet Moore, Darby Thompson, Naiomi Breay (Melrose); Charlotte O’Neil, Lily Sallee, Maddie Nett, Devon Jellison (Wakefield); Anna Lonergan (Watertown); Addy Hunt, Hannah Bryson, Charlotte Kiley, Mallory Brown (Wilmington); Gabby Surrette (Stoneham); Althea Wolinski (Burlington)
MVP: Addy Hunt
LIBERTY: Sinead Butler, Jaclyn Ferola (Woburn); Simone Harrison, Virginia Sanzo, Elise Kempf, Safiya Ait Ali, Eva Cloherty (Arlington); Molly Hackett (Reading); Hannah Cumming, Jordana Eichel (Winchester); Ava Criniti, Uma Sanker, Mirra Payson (Lexington); Keira Healey (Belmont )
MVP: Ava Criniti
Sarah DiVasta, Ava Buckley, Sophia Schirripa, Cailyn Buckley (Peabody); Marrietta O’Connell (Marblehead); Shea Nemeskal, Emma Eagan (Danvers); Allison Prasse, Tara MacNeil, Emma Judge, Mary Hauck (Beverly); Sarah Bernier, Elizabeth Green (Masconomet); Colette Heil, Theia Giantis (Swampscott); Faith Castellucci (Gloucester)
RUNNER OF THE YEAR: Sarah DiVasta
Camden Strandberg, Sydney O’Donnell, Brenna Woodbury, Audrey Lambert (Bridgewater-Raynham); Lauren Kelly, Serena Carnes, Amya Moura (Dartmouth); Margaret O’Connell (Durfee); Shania Gardner (Brockton); Madalena Morris (New Bedford)
MVP: Camden Strandberg
SOUTH SHORE LEAGUE
Selena Wood, Vangie McCleary (Abington); Hallie Robitaille, Monica Smith, Meredith Cassidy, Brigid Costello, Allison Martin (Norwell); Phoebe Katilus, Claire Caulton, Grace Avery (East Bridgewater); Maggie Brinzey, Elizabeth Blanchard (Cohasset); Hana Marshall, Olivia Austin, Haley Washburn, Kiera Montgomery (Middleboro); Grace Brundiage, Brianna Quinlan (Rockland)
MVP: Selena Wood, Vangie McCleary, Maggie Brinzey
LARGE: Carmen Luisi, Ella Bosselman, Annabelle Lynch, Maggie Kuchman (Holliston); Bethel Flanagan, Autumn Tumbleton, Avery Sawyer, Elyse Srodawa (Hopkinton); Olivia O’Neill, Tea Pagnotti (Westwood); Emily Morgan, Anna LaRowe, Ella Kane (Medfield)
MVP: Carmen Luisi
SMALL: Margaret Bowles, Molly Malloy, Laura Green, Maddie Cronin, Camille Boudreau, Katya Kazurenko (Dover-Sherborn); Emma Wisnaskas, Shea Podbelski, Brooke Dennett, Molly McIntyre (Norton); Emma Smith, Elizabeth Ragain (Bellingham); Shealin Conroy (Millis)
MVP: Margaret Bowles