BOSTON GLOBE ALL-SCHOLASTICS IN BASEBALL, 2009

Boston Globe All Scholastics Baseball

Each year, the Boston Globe recognizes the best high school athlete baseball players across Massachusetts. A Player of the Year is named in each division, as well as All-Scholastics across the state. See what the Boston Globe said about them then, and Boston Baseball will catch you up on what they have done since.

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Players of the Year

Athlete / School / Position   The Boston Globe Summary   The Boston Baseball Update
Dario Pizzano
Dario Pizzano

Division 1
Malden Catholic
  Pizzano earned MVP honors in the Catholic Conference, hitting .552 with 2 home runs and 37 RBIs. The senior outfielder was twice a league batting champ and all-star, and is one of two players in MC history with 100 career hits. He will attend Columbia.  

Pizzano played the summer of 2009 with the Andre Chiefs in Boston's Intercity League, batting .205 (9 for 44). He will play at Columbia University for the 2010 season.


Joe Flynn
Joe Flynn

Division 2
Plymouth North
  Flynn finished his pitching career 33-4, including a 10-2 record this season. He was MVP of the Atlantic Coast League and led the Blue Eagles back to the state title game, a year after they went undefeated and won it all. He will attend Franklin Pierce.  

Flynn will attend Franklin Pierce in 2010.


Steve Perakslis
Steve Perakslis

Division 3
Abington
  Perakslis led the Green Wave to the school's first state title and won his second South Shore League MVP award, finishing with a .523 average, 5 home runs, and 33 RBIs. As a pitcher, he went 9-0 with a 0.25 ERA. He will enroll at Maine in the fall.  

In the Fall 2009, Perakslis entered the University of Maine baseball program.


All-Scholastics

Athlete / School / Position   The Boston Globe Summary   The Boston Baseball Update
Sahil Bloom
Sahil Bloom

Weston
Pitcher
  Bloom was MVP of the Dual County League Small, posting a 6-0 record with 3 saves, a 0.90 ERA, and 61 strikeouts in 46‚ innings. He finished his career 22-6 with a 1.95 ERA. He is committed to play at Stanford next year.  

Bloom will play at Stanford University for the 2010 season.


Mike Calzetta
Mike Calzetta

Lawrence
Pitcher / First Base
  The MVP of the Merrimack Valley Conference Small was 7-1 with a 1.43 ERA and is 13-3 with a 1.98 ERA in his career. The two-time MVC All- Star also batted .464. He will play for the Merrimack Valley Titans AAU squad this summer.  

Calzetta will return to Lawrence High School for his senior year in 2010.


Eddie Campbell
Eddie Campbell

Bridgewater-Raynham
Pitcher / Outfield
  Campbell was co-Pitcher of the Year in the Old Colony League, going 8-0 with a 0.90 ERA and 97 strikeouts in 62 innings. He also batted .352 with 3 homers and 24 RBIs. The three-time OCL All-Star is committed to play at Virginia Tech in 2010.  

Campbell will play at Virginia Tech in the Fall of 2010.


Chris Carmain
Chris Carmain

St. John's Prep
Pitcher / First Base
  Carmain was 9-1 with a 2.20 ERA, and 58 strikeouts in 60 innings and helped lead the Eagles to the Division 1North title game. The Catholic Conference All-Star also batted .403 with 6 home runs, and 33 RBIs. He will play baseball at Northeastern.  

Carmain will play at Northeastern University for the 2010 season.


Hunter Gordon
Hunter Gordon

Swampscott
Pitcher / Shortstop
  Gordon was MVP of the Northeastern Conference Small with his EMass-leading 10 home runs, .683 batting average, and 37 RBIs. He was also 5-1 on the mound with a 0.59 ERA and 66 strikeouts. He will play at Boston College next season.  

Gordon pitched for Swampscott Legion Post 150 this summer, and will play at Boston College for the 2010 season.


Tyler Horan
Tyler Horan

BC High
Outfield
  Horan captained BC High to its second straight Division 1 title, hitting .413 with 4 home runs, 21 RBIs, and 14 stolen bases. The Virginia Tech-bound standout also won a Division 1A Super Bowl title with the Eagles in football this year.  

Horan is at Virginia Tech where he has already begun playing the Fall 2009 season.


Andy Lalli
Andy Lalli

Coyle & Cassidy
Catcher
  Lalli earned MVP honors in the Eastern Athletic Conference with a .633 average, 4 home runs, and 44 RBIs. Lalli was also captain of the hockey team and an honor roll student. He will play baseball at Central Connecticut State next year.  

Lalli will play at Central Connecticut State for the 2010 season.


Ben O'Shea
Ben O'Shea

Reading
Pitcher
  O'Shea set a school record for strikeouts with 91 this season and also posted a 9-0 record with a 0.68 ERA. He led the Rockets to the Middlesex League championship, earning MVP honors along the way. He will attend Roger Williams in the fall.  

O'Shea will play at Roger Williams for the 2010 season.


Justin Quinn
Justin Quinn

Lincoln-Sudbury
Shortstop
  Quinn was MVP and won the batting title in the Dual County League Large, batting .488 with five home runs. The four-year starter finished his career with a .386 average and 20 home runs. He will attend Rollins College in the fall.  

Quinn will play at Rollins College for the 2010 season.


Sean Ryan
Sean Ryan

Norton
Shortstop
  Ryan was MVP of the Tri-Valley League, batting .500 with 4 home runs and 22 RBIs. He led Norton to an 18-5 record and a spot in the Division 3 South semifinals. He was also the Globe's Division 3 Player of the Year in football.  

Ryan will play at Wheaton College for the 2010 season.


Kevin Singer
Kevin Singer

North Reading
Pitcher / First Base
  Singer was Cape Ann League Small player of the year and set a school record with 34 RBIs this season. He batted .465 in 2009 and finished with a 15-4 career pitching record. The two-time CAL all-star will attend Northeastern in the fall.  

Singer will play at Northeastern University for the 2010 season.


Tim Wheeler
Tim Wheeler

Central Catholic
First Base
  Wheeler's .547 average led the Merrimack Valley Conference Large and earned him MVP honors. He led his team in every offensive category, and will play for Rhode Island next year. Wheeler also was a three-year starter on his school's basketball team.  

Wheeler will play at Rhode Island for the 2010 season.

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