COACH OF THE YEAR
Rich Barnaby (Leominster, Mass.)
Led Leominster to a 21-4 record and the Division I state title in his first season as the program's head coach.
SS Isan Diaz (PLAYER OF THE YEAR),Springfield Central (Springfield, Mass.) Sr.
Diaz was the 70th overall pick in this year’s draft (Arizona). He hit .509 with a .632 on-base percentage as a senior.
OF P.J. Browne, St. John’s (Shrewsbury, Mass.) Sr.
Exceptional defensive outfielder hit .313 with 20 RBI in 25 games. Also one of the team’s top pitchers.
OF Matt Nicholson,Rockland (Rockland, Mass.) Sr.
South Shore League MVP batted .508 has committed to play at Division II Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass.
OF Keith Leavitt, St. John’s Prep (Danvers, Mass.) Jr.
Punctuated season by hitting two home runs in three Super 8 tournament games. Committed to Penn State.
P Evan Roberts, St. John’s Prep (Danvers, Mass.) Sr.
Posted a 7-1 record with a 0.98 ERA in 42 ⅔ innings pitched. Had 43 strikeouts and walked eight.
P Zach Correll, Case (Swansea, Mass.) Sr.
Correll, a 6-6 right-hander, posted an 8-2 record with a 0.54 ERA and 103 strikeouts in 54 innings this season. Selected by Cincinnati in the 13th round of this year’s draft.
1B Seamus Curran, Agawam (Agawam, Mass.) Jr.
Finished his junior season with a .462 batting average, a .611 on-base percentage and a .795 slugging percentage.
2B Neil O’Connor, Leominster (Leominster, Mass.) Sr.
Pitcher/infielder hit .508, and was 10-1 on the mound. Helped Leominster win Division I title.
3B Connor Columbus, Braintree (Braintree, Mass.) Jr.
Led Bay State Conference with .434 batting average.
C Joe Freiday, Bridgewater-Raynham (Bridgewater, Mass.) Sr.
Freiday, the Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year, entered the postseason with a .483 batting average and a 1.052 slugging percentage. He had seven home runs and 33 RBI through 20 games.
OF Alex Perry,Bishop Feehan (Attleboro, Mass.), Sr.
OF Brendan Shea,Belmont (Belmont, Mass.). Sr.
OF Colby Maiola, North Reading (North Reading, Mass.) Sr.
P Jack Connolly,Bridgewater-Raynham (Bridgewater, Mass.) Jr.
P Shane Combs,St. John’s Shrewsbury (Shrewsbury, Mass.) Jr.
1B Joe Klingensmith, Masconomet (Topsfield, Mass.) Sr.
SS Bo Berluti, Westwood (Westwood, Mass.) Sr.
2B Andrew Noviello,Bridgewater-Raynham (Bridgewater, Mass.) Jr.
3B Peter Clark, Gloucester (Gloucester, Mass.) Sr.
C Alex Joyce,Newton North (Newton, Mass.) Sr.