Boston Herald Girls Basketball All-Scholastics

By Herald staff
Monday, April 11, 2011 / http://www.bostonherald.com

NICOLE BERESFORD
MARSHFIELD
The 6-foot senior small forward leaves as the most decorated player in school history. The all-time leading scorer with 1,804 points, Beresford averaged 23 points and 11 rebounds per game in leading the Rams to the Atlantic Coast League title and a 19-5 record. A member of the National Honor Society, Beresford will play her college basketball at Dartmouth.

NICOLE BOUDREAU
ANDOVER
The Mass. Gatorade Player of the Year, the 5-foot-9 shooting guard helped lead the Golden Warriors to their second straight Division 1 state title. Boudreau averaged 23.1 points, 7.4 rebounds, 4.9 steals and 3.4 assists per game, sinking 102 3-pointers. For her career, Boudreau has 1,585 points and 278 3-point baskets. She has verbally committed to Boston College in the fall of 2012.

BLAKE DIETRICK
WELLESLEY
A standout two-sport athlete, the 5-foot-10 senior point guard earned Bay State Conference MVP honors after averaging 20 points, nine rebounds, 4.7 assists and 3.5 steals per game. She leaves as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,480 points. A member of the National Honor Society and a two-time All-American lacrosse player, Dietrick will play hoops at Princeton.

NATALIE GOMEZ-MARTINEZ
ANDOVER
A three-time Dream Team selection, the 5-foot-7 senior point guard poured in 13.5 points, dished out five assists and added four rebounds and four steals per game for the two-time Division 1 state champions. The MVP of the Spartan Classic, Gomez-Martinez ended her career with 1,412 points. She will attend Marist College on a basketball scholarship.

BRENNA GONSALVES
COYLE-CASSIDY
A three-time Eastern Athletic Conference All-Star, the 5-foot-10 senior guard averaged 19.6 points and 8.2 rebounds per game in guiding the Warriors to the Division 3 South sectional title. A member of the National Honor Society, Gonsalves concluded her career as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,615 points. She accepted a basketball scholarship to Adelphi.

ELIZABETH BELANGER
ACTON-BOXBORO
A 5-foot-10 junior, Belanger averaged 20.5 points per game in leading her team to the Division 1 North final. She eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau for her career, finishing the season with 1,081. A two-time Dual County League All-Star, Belanger earned MVP honors for the league this winter. An honor roll student, Belanger also plays volleyball.

SOPHIE BIKOFSKY
NEWTON SOUTH
A 5-foot-11 shooting guard, this senior earned Dual County League co-MVP honors for the league-champion Lions. Bikofsky averaged 18.5 points, seven rebounds and four 3-pointers per game, eclipsing the 1,000-point mark for her career in the process. A four-time DCL All-Star, Bikofsky led the Lions to a 21-2 record and a spot in the Division 1 South final. She will attend Brown.

MOLLY BROWN
DARTMOUTH
The leader of the back-to-back Old Colony League champions, this senior averaged 22.7 points and eight rebounds per game to go along with 82 steals, 86 assists and 36 blocks this season. For her career, the 5-foot-9 senior totaled 1,204 points (17.4 average), 419 rebounds (six per game), 249 steals and 191 assists. An all-star volleyball player and a National Honor Society student, she will attend Bates.

KENDALL BURTON
NEWTON SOUTH
The co-MVP of the Dual County League and three-time league all-star averaged 15.5 points and six rebounds for the Lions to combine with Sophie Bikofsky to form one of the best backcourts in the area. The senior eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for her career and helped lead the Lions to the Division 1 South final this year. The 5-foot-7 shooting guard will continue her career at Villanova.

HANNAH CAIN
GLOUCESTER
A four-year mainstay in the Gloucester backcourt, this 5-foot-6 point guard scored her 1,000th point this season, averaging 16 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and four steals per game. A two-year captain and four-year Northeastern Conference All-Star, Cain led Gloucester to four straight tournament appearances and a trip to the Division 2 North final this winter. Cain plans to attend Brandeis in the fall.

TORI FAIETA
ST. MARY’S
A 6-foot-1 senior center for the Division 4 state champions, Faieta averaged 13 points and 11 rebounds per game. The all-time leading scorer and rebounder in program history, Faieta earned co-MVP honors in the league and her fourth all-league honor. Also a two-time Spartan Classic MVP, Faieta competes on the Spartans’ volleyball team in the fall. The Lynn native will attend Stonehill in the fall.

KELSEY GARRITY
SOMERVILLE
A 5-foot-5 senior point guard, she started three years for the Highlanders and earned Greater Boston League All-Star status for each one, leading the league in scoring twice. This season, Garrity averaged 18.3 points per game on her way to 1,055 for her career, the third female in school history to eclipse the 1,000-point mark. Garrity will attend UMass-Dartmouth.

OLIVIA HEALY
READING
The 5-foot-10 sophomore averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds and four steals per game in her second year starting for the Rockets, who won the Middlesex League, went 21-2 and reached the Division 2 North semifinals. Healy earned league MVP honors and is on pace (with 709 points) to surpass the 1,000 barrier next season. Healy is also an all-league volleyball performer.

NICOLE HEAVERN
HULL
This 5-foot-10 senior forward powered Hull’s run to a Division 4 state title, averaging 19 points and 13 rebounds per game. Heavern put up 23 double-doubles for the season and ended her career with 1,157 points. Also a South Shore League All-Star in lacrosse, Heavern was the soccer team’s captain in the fall and holds a 3.8 GPA in the classroom.

MORGAN JENKINS
REVERE
The leader of a Revere team that ran the table in the regular season, this 5-foot-7 senior averaged 18.2 points and 19 rebounds on her way to Northeastern Conference MVP honors. The four-time NEC All-Star pulled off the rare feat of eclipsing both the 1,000-point and rebound barrier, with more than 1,300 points and 1,031 rebounds. She will continue her career at St. Michael’s.

TIANNA JOHNSON
NEW MISSION
This 5-foot-5 junior stood out as one of the top point guards in the city and Eastern Mass., leading the Titans to a spot in the Division 4 state championship game for the first time since 2007. A Boston City League All-Star, the Dorchester native finished the season averaging 22.4 points per game. Johnson plans on continuing her career at the next level.

KELLIE MACDONALD
DANVERS
A two-time Northeastern Conference Small Division MVP, the senior captain led the Falcons to a 16-6 record and second consecutive division title. Macdonald averaged 15 points and nine rebounds per contest this season and scored her 1,000th point. Also an All-Scholastic soccer player, Macdonald is a National Honor Society member and will play basketball at Williams.

CASEY McLAUGHLIN
CENTRAL CATHOLIC
The rest of the Merrimack Valley Conference is not looking forward to having to face this 6-foot sophomore forward for another two years after she averaged 15.8 points and eight rebounds per game, shooting 54.2 percent from the field. An MVC All-Conference selection and Comcast Tournament MVP, McLaughlin led Central to a 21-2 record.

AMY PELLETIER
BISHOP FENWICK
This 5-foot-6 Beverly native averaged 19.1 points, 5.9 assists and 3.9 steals per game from her point guard position this season, earning her second-straight Catholic Central League All-Star nod. She also hit 64 3-pointers at a 43.9 percent clip; for her career, Pelletier scored 1,129 points with 168 trifectas. A National Honor Society member with a 4.25 GPA, Pelletier will attend Stonehill on a full scholarship.

ALYSSA ROACH
NEW BEDFORD
Led by this 5-foot-8 point guard, the Whalers ran the table in the regular season and won the Division 1 South title. The senior averaged 17.7 points per game and finished her career with 1,284 points, good for second in program history. Also a standout soccer player, this National Honor Society member will attend American International College on a full basketball scholarship.

EMMA ROBERSON
ARLINGTON CATHOLIC
The leader of the Division 2 state champion Cougars, this 5-foot-8 junior guard averaged 18 points and seven rebounds per game to earn Catholic Central League All-Star status for the second year in a row. Roberson also earned all-tournament honors for both the Masconomet and Comcast tournaments. A league all-star in soccer, Roberson is a member of the Spanish and National honor societies student.

LEXI SELLS
BISHOP FEEHAN
This 5-foot-9 junior filled the stat sheet for the Eastern Athletic Conference co-champion Shamrocks, averaging 19.9 points, 7.3 rebounds, 4.2 assists and four steals per game. An EAC All-Star, Sells powered the Shamrocks to a 16-7 record and a spot in the Division 2 South sectional semifinals. A National Honor Society student, Sells is also an EAC All-Star in volleyball.

BROOKE STEWART
MASCONOMET
A 6-foot junior guard, Stewart was the Cape Ann League Player of the Year; she averaged 20.2 points and seven rebounds per game to go along with 62 assists. Stewart is well on her way to scoring 1,000 career points with 880 heading into next season to go along with 395 rebounds and 118 steals. A CAL All-Star two years in a row, Stewart also plays field hockey for the Chieftains.

ALEXIS UDOJI
CARDINAL SPELLMAN
Spellman’s run to the Division 3 South semifinals was due largely to the efforts of this 6-foot-3 senior center from Randolph. Udoji was the Catholic Central League Large Division MVP for the league co-champion Cardinals. Udoji, who was also a league all-star last winter, plays her AAU basketball with the Bay State Gators and will attend the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore next fall.

LIZ WLUKA
SHARON
This 6-foot senior captain produced a double-double from her center position in 20 of 22 games, finishing with an average of 19 points, 13 rebounds, three steals and two blocks per game in leading the Eagles to a spot in the Division 2 South quarterfinals. The Hockomock League MVP and two-time league all-star is also the Eagles’ captain in soccer and lacrosse, and will attend Syracuse in the fall.

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