BOSTON GLOBE ALL-SCHOLASTICS IN BASEBALL, 2012

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
Matt Tulley
Matt Tulley

Division 1
Lowell
  Tulley won his third straight Merrimack Valley Conference player of the year award this season after going 7-1 with a 1.46 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 59 innings. He also batted .306 and led the team with 20 RBIs. He will be attending Virginia Tech next year.    

Brandon Walsh
Brandon Walsh

Division 2
North Andover
  Walsh was named the Cape Ann League Division 1 MVP for the second consecutive year after batting .490 with 4 homers and 20 RBIs and going 6-3 with a 2.10 ERA and 91 strikeouts. He was also a football All-Scholastic in his junior and senior years and will attend UMass.    

Casey DeAndrade
Casey DeAndrade

Division 3
East Bridgewater
  DeAndrade was selected South Shore League MVP after batting .484 with 25 RBIs and 14 stolen bases and pitching 43 2/3 innings with 59 strikeouts and a 1.44 ERA. The vice president of the school's National Honor Society, he will attend New Hampshire on a football scholarship.    

Jason Harper
Jason Harper

Division 3
Northeast
  The Commonwealth lower division MVP went 9-1 with a 1.04 ERA and 112 strikeouts and batted .345 for the Golden Knights. He was a four-year all-star and plans on attending Franklin Pierce in the fall after playing AAU Senior Babe Ruth this summer.    

All-Scholastics

Athlete / School / Position   The Boston Globe Summary   The Boston Baseball Update
Brandon Walsh
Brandon Bingel

St. John's Prep
Pitcher / Shortstop
  Bingel for the Eagles was named Catholic Conference MVP after batting .418 with 5 homers and 25 RBIs and going 5-2 with 3 saves, a 1.10 ERA, and 44 strikeouts. He is a member of the National Honor Society and has committed to play baseball at Bryant University.    

Pat Delano
Pat Delano

Braintree
Pitcher
  The 6-foot-7-inch righthander was named the MVP of the Bay State Carey Division, turning in a 1.21 ERA with 50 strikeouts in 57 innings while batting .292 with four home runs. He was drafted by the Red Sox in the 35th round of the draft in June and plans to attend Vanderbilt.    

Dan Dymecki
Dan Dymecki

Phillips Andover
  Dymecki led the Big Blue with a .463 batting average and also was stellar on the mound, going 4-0 in seven appearances. He compiled an ERA of 1.48, while striking out 36 and holding opponents to a .175 batting average.    

Matt Fennell
Matt Fennell

Boston Trinity
  A junior, Fennell played five different position for Boston Trinity and was outstanding at each. He earned co-MVP honors of the Mass Bay Independent League. At bat he led the team in hitting at .514, RBI with 13, hits (18) and doubles (7).    

Kyle Gauthier
Kyle Gauthier

Lynn Classical
Pitcher
  The Northeast Conference all-star went 8-2 with a 1.55 ERA and 70 strikeouts and also batted .420 with 15 RBIs. With a 4.28 GPA, Gauthier is in the top 5 percent of his class and will be playing baseball and studying physical therapy next year at the University of Hartford.    

Sean Howard
Sean Howard

Newman Prep
Catcher / Pitcher
  Howard, who caught and pitched for the MBIL champions, batted .414 with 15 RBIs and 15 runs. On the mound he went 2-0 with two saves. The junior posted a 2.16 ERA with 18 strikeouts and was named co-MBIL MVP.    

John Jennings
John Jennings

Newton South
  Jennings was named the Dual County League MVP after leading the league with a .415 average and 6 home runs to go along with 32 RBIs. He also went 4-1 with a 1.27 ERA on the mound. The pitcher/first baseman did not commit an error during his four-year career with the Lions.    

Sam Jordan
Sam Jordan

Dover-Sherborn
Pitcher / First Base
  The senior was named the Tri-Valley League MVP after batting .541 with 9 doubles, 3 home runs, 19 RBIs and 20 runs. On the mound the southpaw went 7-2 with a 1.42 ERA, 51 strikeouts, and 11 walks in 44 1/3 innings. He will be attending Trinity College next year to play baseball.    

Ricky Kramer
Ricky Kramer

Berwick
  Kramer was named the 2012 EIL Player of the Year after batting .435. In 32 innings on the mound, Kramer allowed three earned runs (0.66 ERA), while striking out 54 and walking just nine. He was even better in the playoffs, allowing just one earned run in 15 2/3 innings and striking out 20.    

Kevin Kwedor
Kevin Kwedor

Marshfield
Pitcher
  The senior lefthander went 8-1 with a 1.53 ERA for the Rams and was named to the South team for the EMass All-Star Game. He finished his career with 14 wins for Marshfield and next year will be attending Southern New Hampshire University.    

Sean O'Neill
Sean O'Neill

Norwood
Pitcher / Third Base
  The Bay State Herget MVP was clutch in the postseason, going 9 for 14 in three tournament games. In the regular season he batted .416 with 24 RBIs and 22 runs and had a 1.40 ERA. The honor roll student will attend Merrimack College next year.    

Pat Ruotolo
Pat Ruotolo

Peabody
Pitcher
  The junior righthander tossed three no-hitters for the Tanners, including back-to-back efforts against Swampscott (May 7) and Salem (May 16). He was named the Northeast Conference MVP and finished the year 8-1 with 130 strikeouts.    

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw

Lexington
Pitcher
  The Middlesex League MVP batted .475 with 7 home runs and 27 RBIs and went 5-0 on the mound with 95 strikeouts. He was drafted by the New York Mets in the 26th round of the June draft and plans to attend Boston College to play baseball.    

Brandon Shileikis
Brandon Shileikis

Dighton-Rehoboth
Pitcher / Outfield
  The junior pitcher and center fielder went 9-1 for the Falcons, improving his career record to 23-6, with 74 strikeouts and a 1.75 ERA and also batted .427 with 28 RBIs. This summer he will play for the In the Zone Thunder 17U prospect team.    

Scott Tully
Scott Tully

Reading
Pitcher
  The junior southpaw is a three-time Middlesex League all-star and went 8-1 with a 0.82 ERA, a school-record 114 strikeouts, and four saves this season. He tossed a no-hitter against Arlington and holds the school career mark with 290 strikeouts. He has a verbal commitment to attend Notre Dame.    

Joe Walsh
Joe Walsh

Taunton
Catcher
  Walsh was co-MVP of the Old Colony League after batting .447 with 3 homers and 31 RBIs. He also scored 23 runs and had a .562 on-base percentage. A National Honor Society and school council member, he is committed to play baseball at Eckerd College.    

Rhett Wiseman
Rhett Wiseman

BB&N
  The 2012 Gatorade Massachusetts Baseball Player of the Year and ISL MVP batted .444 with 8 home runs, 24 RBIs, and 26 runs for the Knights. A First Team Rawlings/Perfect Game All-American, Wiseman, who also plays outfield, plans to play for Vanderbilt University.    

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