Forecaster Country fall all-stars honored

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The 2010 fall sports season is in the books, but there are still plenty of accolades to bestow.

By virtue of their dramatic and triumphant performances, athletes from Falmouth, Freeport, Greely, North Yarmouth Academy and Yarmouth factored strongly in postseason all-star teams.

Here’s a glimpse:

Boys’ soccer

Yarmouth’s boys’ soccer team might have been the best in the state this fall, regardless of class, and as always, the Clippers had plenty of company in these parts. The Western Maine Conference all-star team featured an abundance of familiar names.

Falmouth seniors Michael Bloom and Sam White, Freeport senior Ryan Farley, Greely senior Jon Coyne and Yarmouth senior Luke Pierce and juniors Pau Carnero Melero and Chris Knaub made the Class B first team, meaning seven of the 12 spots belonged to local players.

The second team included Falmouth senior Nick Bachman, sophomore J.P. White, Greely senior Sean Ross and Yarmouth senior Kyle Groves and junior Sam Torres.

Western C champion North Yarmouth Academy placed juniors Sam Leishman, Matt Michaud and Ryan Rousseau on the first team.

The WMC All-Academic team included Falmouth’s Bachman, Joe Barns, Ben Goffin, Brendon McDonnell, William Thomas, Eric Tierney and Sam White, Freeport’s Farley, Greely’s Brandon Pinette and Ross, NYA’s Matt Kibler and Yarmouth’s Campbell Belisle-Haley, Cotter Jackson, Benji Jones and Pierce.

Greely’s Coyne was selected for the Western A regional all-star team.

Falmouth’s Bachman, Bloom and White and Yarmouth’s Groves, Knaub, Pierce and Torres made the Western B squad.

NYA’s Rousseau was chosen for the Western C team.

Pierce scored two goals and had an assist in the West’s 6-4 victory in the 16th annual Senior Bowl all-star game.

All-State, All-New England, All-American players, Players of the Year and Coaches of the Year will be named Sunday at the 37th annual Maine State Soccer Coaches All-Star banquet in Bangor.

Girls’ soccer

On the girls’ side, three local teams made the playoffs and Falmouth captured the Class B championship this fall. All three teams, along with Freeport and NYA, had players of all-star caliber.

The WMC Class B first team featured Falmouth seniors Abbey Cavalero, Jess DiPhillippo and Elizabeth Estabrook, Freeport senior Ally Fuehrer, Greely senior Kelly Burrell, junior Audrey Parolin and sophomore Sammi Toorish and Yarmouth seniors Natalie Salmon, Devin Simsarian and Danielle Torres.

NYA seniors Lauren Nawfel and Lily Wellenbach and sophomore Molly Strabley made the Class C first team.

The All-Academic team included Falmouth’s Rachel Bauer, Elizabeth Carew, Cavalero, Caitlin Costello, DiPhillippo, Estabrook, Jessie L’Heureux, Allie Lycan and Jamie Sabo, Freeport’s Fuehrer and Katee Poulin, Greely’s Stella Keck, NYA’s Sarah Burkey, Eliza Gendron, Blair Haggett, Nawfel and Wellenbach and Yarmouth’s Becca Bell, Salmon, Simsarian and Torres.

Greely’s Burrell and Toorish were named to the Western A regional all-star squad.

Falmouth’s Cavalero, DiPhillippo and Estabrook and Yarmouth’s Salmon, Simsarian and Torres made the Western B team.

NYA’s Wellenbach was selected for the Western C squad.

Torres had a goal and DiPhillippo and Simsarian an assist in the West’s 5-4 win in the Senior All-Star game. Estabrook spent time in goal.

All-State, All-New England, All-American players, Players of the Year and Coaches of the Year will be named Sunday at the 37th annual Maine State Soccer Coaches All-Star banquet in Bangor.

Football

The most exciting football season to date resulted in several local players being honored by the Campbell Conference.

The Class B first team included Falmouth senior quarterback/lineman Zach Alexander, senior guard/defensive tackle/middle linebacker Jack Horton, junior wide receiver/defensive back Jack Cooleen and junior running back/tight end/outside linebacker Ryan MacDonald, Greely senior linebacker Jon Higgins, senior guard/defensive tackle Michael Burgess and sophomore running back/linebacker Svenn Jacobson.

Falmouth seniors Caleb Bowden, Andrew Edwards and Storm McGovern and junior Matt Kingry and Greely seniors Caleb King, Alex Parenteau, Dana Rogers and Ethan Wyman, along with junior Mike Leeman, were honorable mentions.

In Class C, state champion Yarmouth senior running backs Nate Pingitore and Nick Proscia, junior running back Anders Overhaug, senior lineman Jack Watterson and Freeport senior lineman Dave Hart made the first team offense.

On the defensive side, Yarmouth senior lineman Billy Clabby and junior linebackers Carter Dorsett and John Held were honored.

Yarmouth’s Prosica was given the Taglienti Award as the Class C Player of the Year and is a semifinalist for the Fitzpatrick Trophy.

Field hockey

NYA won the Class C field hockey championship for a second time in three years, while Greely reached the Western B Final and two other squads, Falmouth and Freeport, qualified for the postseason. All four teams, and Yarmouth, produced all-stars.

The Division I first team included Falmouth’s Kelsey Freedman, Greely’s Jackie Andrews, CeCi Hodgkins and Meaghan Labbe and Yarmouth’s Cassidy Cleaves.

The second team featured Falmouth’s Katie Cooleen and Yarmouth’s Lindsey Purpura.

Freedman was chosen the Class B Player of the Year.

In Division II, Freeport’s Abby Mahoney and NYA’s Kylie Dalbec, Frances Leslie and Katherine Millett made the first team.

Freeport’s Katie Turner and NYA’s Megan Fortier and Renee Lamoureau were named to the second team.

Cross-country

Forecaster country always has some of the finest runners to be found in the state and 2010 was no different.

The WMC boys’ first team featured Falmouth’s Tim Follo and Johnny Lake, Greely’s Sam Johnston, Merriconeag’s Jack Pierce, NYA’s Cam Regan and Yarmouth’s Ben Nickerson.

Falmouth’s Henry Briggs and Conor McGrory, Greely’s Connor Regan and Stefan Sandreuter and NYA’s Evan Kendall made the second team.

On the girls’ side, Falmouth’s Maggie Parrish, Greely’s Kirstin Sandreuter and Yarmouth’s Sarah Becker were first teamers.

Falmouth’s Summer Greenwood, Meg Palombo and Abby Payson, Greely’s Jordan Ouellette, Merriconeag’s Zoe Chace and Yarmouth’s Josselyn Richards-Daniels qualified for the second team.

The All-Academic team included Falmouth’s Sarah Abramson, Jackson Bloch, Matthew Goldstein, Sean Lannon, Anna Locke, Jacob Merson, Adrienne Michalakis, Parrish, Madeleine Torraca Jones, Amy Webster, Tess Wrobleski and Micah Zuckerman, Freeport’s Miles Boucher, Matt Creasy, Brina Dillon, Spencer Egan, Ben Forster, Max Jennings, Charlie Lehmer, Scott Ross and Bennett Wade, Greely’s Meaghan Crowley, Julia Isaacson and Anna Whitaker, Merriconeag’s Phineas Samuelson, NYA’s Henry Arsenault, Nicholas Kolkin, Anna Jaeger and Alison Znamierowski and Yarmouth’s Sam Kapner, Nickerson, Anne Ryan, Chloe Sarapas, Ben Woodbury and Lauren Wrobleski.

The Maine Track and Cross Country Coaches All-State boys’ team included Falmouth’s Follo on the first team and Merriconeag’s Pierce as an honorable mention. The girls’ team included Greely’s Sandreuter as an honorable mention.

Golf

Several local golfers qualified for the WMC all-star team. That list included (in order of qualifying score) NYA’s Tim Millett, Falmouth’s Connor Burfeind, Will Bucklin and Matt Packard, Yarmouth’s Ian Marr, Falmouth’s Nick Franco and Yarmouth’s Red Desmith and NYA’s Jake Landry.

Volleyball

Greely’s seven-year reign as volleyball state champion came to an end this fall, but the Rangers remained strong, as did Falmouth, which made it back to the state final. Those teams, along with Yarmouth and NYA, had all-stars.

The Western Maine Conference team featured Falmouth’s Alana Becker, Laura Fay and Kate Sparks, Greely’s Michelle Poulin and Sarah Warnock, NYA’s Jenny Sharp and Yarmouth’s Abbie Hutchinson and Mary Sansone.

The Southern Maine first team included Falmouth’s Becker and Sparks, Greely’s Warnock and Yarmouth’s Hutchinson.

Greely’s Poulin and NYA’s Sharp were second team selections.

Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at mhoffer@theforecaster.net

Sidebar Elements


Greely’s Svenn Jacobson was a Campbell Conference Class B all-star this fall.

Yarmouth senior Devin Simsarian was one of the most potent scorers in the state this fall and earned plenty of postseason attention.

Laura Fay and her Falmouth volleyball teammates got back to the state game this fall. Fay was named an all-star for her efforts.

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Sports Editor of The Forecaster since 2001. Find detailed game stories at theforecaster.net. I tweet prodigiously at @foresports.