GIRLS GOLF ALL-SCHOLASTICS
Emma Abramson (Sandwich)
Isabel Brozena (North Reading)
Harper Capilli (Duxbury)
Phoebe Chamian (Belmont)
Mekhala Costello (Canton)
Jennie Grogan (Monomoy)
Lillian Guleserian (Westwood)
Julia Imai (Brookline)
Jillian Johnson (Notre Dame Hingham)
Piper Jordan (Hingham)
Keira Joshi (Ashland)
Bianca Ligotti (Bishop Stang)
Charlotte MacCallum (Duxbury)
Mya Murphy (Sturgis West)
Morgan Smith (Westford Academy)
Erin Sullivan (Norwood)
Victoria Veator (Ursuline)
The junior turned in another outstanding season for the Blue Knights. She was the co-medalist at the South sectionals with a 75, then took a second at the State championship a week later, shooting a 75 in the process. The No. 1 golfer on the boys team in the fall, Abramson was third at the Div. 3 South sectionals, turning in a 78. Abramson is the class president and a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Science/Math Honor Society.
The sophomore won the Cape Ann League Open with a 2-over-par 74. Brozena was the CAL Kinney Division Player of the Year. At the MIAA State championship, she shot a 1-under-par 72 to capture the title. A two-time National High School Championship qualifier, Brozena won the Indian Ridge Women’s Club Champion two years in a row. A high honors student, Brozena’s long term goal is to compete in college.
The sophomore was 13-0 in match play throughout the season. Capilli placed fourth at the South sectionals with an 81, qualifying for the States. As a freshman, Capilli was 9-0 in match play and also turned in a fourth-place effort at the South sectionals (84). A two-sport athlete, Capilli plays basketball and also competes as part of the Mass. Huskies AAU team.
A four-year starter and a team captain on Belmont boys’ golf team, Chamian lost just two matches all season and made a hole-in-one during the final match of her high school career. Chamain was steady in the girls postseason tournaments, placing in the top 10 in both the North/Central/West sectional and State championship. A straight-A student and member of the National Honor Society, Chamain will golf at Holy Cross.
The sophomore had a terrific fall season on the boys team, setting school records for scoring average (36.8), medalists honors in a season (six) and home match medalists in a season (five). At the North/West/Central sectionals, Costello took seventh, then finished sixth at the MIAA State championships. An honors student with an impressive 4.75 GPA, Costello ranks among the top 20 in her class.
A three-time Boston Herald All-Scholastic, the junior went undefeated in match play for the third consecutive season and also three-peated as Cape and Islands champion. Grogan was the South sectional champion and finished second at the MIAA state championships. A member of the National Honor Society, Grogan is president of Best Buddies as well as Treasurer of Key Club.
The freshman tied for eighth at the North/Central/West sectional, shooting a 78. A week later, she finished in the top 12 at the MIAA state championships. She was the MVP of the boys team in the fall.
The sophomore standout was undefeated during the regular season in helping Brookline to an 11-2 match record. A two-time Bay State Conference medalist, Imai finished second at the North/Central/West sectionals with a 75. She took fifth at the State championship with a 76. Imai sports a 4.0 GPA.
NOTRE DAME (HINGHAM)
The sophomore placed fourth at the South sectionals with a 77, then finished ninth at the State championships. In that round, Johnson shot an 85 with four birdies and an eagle. Johnson has achieved plenty of golf success, winning the Bayberry Hills Qualifier, Avidia Cup, NEPGA Jr Open and NEPGA Tour Championship.
The junior was 12-2-1 during the regular season, then excelled in the two postseason tournaments. Jordan placed seventh at the South sectionals, then followed it up with an eighth-place finish at the State championships. The team’s MVP, Jordan was the recipient of the 2022 Patriot League All Scholastic Award. As a sophomore, Jordan recorded the lowest score at the State championship, firing a 73. Jordan is a member of the National Honor Society.
A three-time Tri-Valley League All-Star, Joshi tied for fifth at the North/Central/West sectionals, shooting a 79. A week later at the State championships, Joshi cracked the top-10. She was one of 12 girls to represent Massachusetts at the New England High School Golf Championships. Joshi is an honor roll student who served on the 2020-22 Student Council Executive Board
The freshman was part of the Div. 2 state boys golf championship team in the fall. Ligotti tied for fourth at the South sectionals and cracked the top-20 at the State championship. Ligotti has competed for the past three years on the Junior PGA tour and won the Allendale Country Club Female Junior Club title. Ligotti has a weighted 4.59 GPA.
The MVP of the Patriot League, MacCallum shot an 84 which was good for eighth place at the South sectional. She finished among the top 20 at the State championship meet a week later. A high honor roll student, MacCallum will attend the University of St. Andrews in Scotland to study biochemisty.
A two-time Cape and Islands All-Star, Murphy served as captain on the boys team last fall. Murphy had a terrific performance at the South sectionals where she took third with a 76. Last summer, Murphy was third at the New England Junior Open and fourth at the NEPGA Junior Two-Team event.
One of the premier golfers in the state over the past four seasons, Smith won the North/Central/West sectional, shooting a 1-under-par 70. She was the runner-up at the State championship, turning in a solid 2-over-par 75. The Dual County League champion, Smith was one of 156 golfers to qualify for the 2021 USGA Girls Juniors. An honor roll student, Smith will do a postgraduate year at Phillips Exeter Academy.
A Tri-Valley League All-Star and captain of the boys team in the fall, Sullivan finished eighth in the North/Central/West sectional with an 82. A week later, Sullivan placed among the top 15 golfers at the State championships. Sullivan was a 2021 NEPGA Avidia Cup & PGA Championship qualifier. A member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society, Sullivan will play golf and major in communications at Bryant University.
The junior was one of the keys behind the school’s run to their first state team title. The team MVP was a stellar 11-1-1 during the regular season in match play. A Catholic Conference All-Star, Veator took third at the North/Central/West sectionals, then tied for sixth at the State championships. The honors student won the US Challenge Cup’s Junior Match Play Championship.
BAY STATE CONFERENCE
Julia Imai, Lancia Carson, Laura O’Neil, Michaela Mattarazza (Brookline); Alika Lavi, Katie Ng, Julia Colone (Wellesley); Aine Corrigan, Isabelle Graham (Walpole); Megan Harvat (Needham)
Victoria Veator, Alexandria Wright, Cailin Kelly (Ursuline); Jillian Johnson, Jacqueline Cingel (Notre Dame Hingham); Cailin Foley (Malden Catholic); Elizabeth Beauregard (Notre Dame Tyngsboro); Cecilie Elie (Fontbonne)
Charlotte MacCallum. Tierney Regan, Harper Capilli, Grace Landolfi, Lucy Laviolette (Duxbury); Piper Jordan, Niamh McGuinness, Lauren Weber (Hingham); Teyah Wilson (Quincy/North Quincy); Abigail McMellen, Sarah Spires (Scituate), Abbey Moy (Cohasset)
MVP: Charlotte MacCallum