BOSTON GLOBE ALL-SCHOLASTICS IN BASEBALL, 2011

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
Adam Ravenelle
Adam Ravenelle

Division 1
Lincoln-Sudbury
  The senior righthander finished the season 8-0 with 93 strikeouts to help the Warriors win their third Division 1 state title in seven years. Ravenelle also hit .481 and knocked in 44 runs. Ravenelle was drafted by the NewYork Yankees.    

Matt Walsh
Matt Walsh

Division 2
Plymouth North
  The two-time Atlantic Coast League MVPhit .527 while driving in 36 runs this season. Walsh, who is a four-year varsity starter, will play at Franklin Pierce. The strong-armed catcher also won his second Division 2 state title this spring.    

Ryan O’Connor
Ryan O’Connor

Division 3
Newburyport
  The senior captain hit .390 while knocking in 25 runs. On the hill, O’Connor went 10-2 and struck out 122 batters, including a schoolrecord 18 in one game. O’Connor, the quarterback of the football team, will attend Bentley.    

Jeff Cavanaro
Jeff Cavanaro

Division 4
Cohasset
  Cavanaro, who will play at UMass-Amherst, led Cohasset to a Division 4 state title. The career .392 hitter had a very good spring with a .435 average, and drove in 21 runs as well as stealing 21 bases. He was 7-2 on the mound.    

All-Scholastics

Athlete / School / Position   The Boston Globe Summary   The Boston Baseball Update
Daniel Dymecki
Daniel Dymecki

Wellesley
  Dymecki was named the Bay State Conference MVP after leading in home runs and slugging percentage. The righthander, who also plays for the New England Ruffnecks, finished 6-1 and will attend Lafayette.    

John Gorman
John Gorman

Catholic Memorial
  The Gatorade Player of the Year and two-time Catholic Conference MVP led CM to the Division 1 South quarterfinals. Gorman was 6-1 this spring with a 0.14 ERA and he hit .362. He’s a two-time All-Scholastic and will attend Boston College.    

William Marcal
William Marcal

Lexingtonr
  Marcal finished 8-0 with 81 strikeouts. The lefthander, who won the Middlesex MVP as a junior, was named co-MVP with teammate Chris Shawand helped the Minutemen to a 21-1 record this season. He’ll attend Brown.    

Shaun McGrath
Shaun McGrath

Everett
  McGrath was 8-0 with a 1.34 ERA and 86 strikeouts. The Greater Boston League MVP led Everett to the Division 1 North quarterfinals, and was selected to participate in the Eastern Mass. All-Star game. He’ll attend URI.    

Vic Mendez
Vic Mendez

Lawrence
  Mendez led Lawrence to the Division 1 North semifinals and was named the Merrimack Valley Conference small MVP. Mendez finished with an 8-1 record with 89 strikeouts in 63 innings, while hitting .375 with 18 runs batted in.    

Donny Murray
Donny Murray

BC High
  Murray finished the season 7-0 with a1.30 ERA, while throwing five complete games. The National Honor Society member and Catholic Conference All-Star led the Eagles to the Division 1 South semifinals. He’ll attend Holy Cross.    

David Ruggiero
David Ruggiero

Bishop Fenwick
  The shortstop and Catholic Central Large MVP hit .461 with 21 runs batted in and stole 15 bases to help his team to the Division 3 North semifinals. Ruggiero, who is a four-year starter, will attend Worcester State this fall.    

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw

Lexington
  Shaw, who was named Middlesex League co-MVP with teammate Will Marcal, hit .490 with eight home runs and drove in 41 runs. The Boston College-bound first baseman also pitched 25 scoreless innings for a 5-0 record.    

Cejay Suarez
Cejay Suarez

Abington
  Suarez finished the season with a .485 batting average and 20 runs batted in as he helped lead Abington to the Division 3 South semifinals. The junior, who helped Abington to a state title in 2009, finished 5-2 with a 1.97 ERA.    

Matt Tulley
Matt Tulley

Lowell
  Tulley was named the Merrimack Valley Large MVP for the second year, after a 7-0 record this spring, with two complete-game shutouts and 26 straight scoreless innings. Tulley also knocked in 17 runs this season.    

Ramses Vittini
Ramses Vittini

Peabody
  The centerfielder hit .480, knocked in 25 runs, and stole 15 bases en route to winning the Northeastern Conference MVP award. Vittini, who also plays football and runs indoor track, was named a league all-star his junior and senior year.    

Mike Weisman
Mike Weisman

North Andover
  The Columbia-bound pitcher led North Andover to a Division 2 North title. Weisman, whose career record stands at 25-7, went 8-1 this season with a 0.96 ERA and 95 strikeouts. With the bat, he hit .490 with an impressive 35 RBIs.    

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