Winter sports season was a time for stars to shine-Northern edition

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Toby Holt helped Freeport’s boys’ basketball team to its best season in a decade and was named to the Western Maine Conference all-star team.

Greely’s Courtney Sullivan was selected the state’s best girls’ hockey player this winter.

The all-stars were plentiful in Forecaster Country during the winter sports season.

Here’s a look at who was honored for their play over the past several months:

Boys’ basketball

On the hardwood, the Western Maine Conference boys’ Class A/B all-star team included Zach Brown of repeat Class A state champion Greely and Yarmouth’s Nolan Hagerty.

Freeport’s Toby Holt and Greely’s Jack Kane made the second-team.

Freeport’s Ethan Sclar, Greely’s Logan Bagshaw and Yarmouth’s Noah Eckersley-Ray were named to the third-team.

North Yarmouth Academy’s Te’Andre King was named to the WMC Class C first-team.

Freeport’s Sclar, Greely’s Kane and Shane DeWolfe and Yarmouth’s Hagerty took part in the WMC Senior All-Star Game. Greely’s Travis Seaver served as a coach.

Freeport’s Nathan Thomas, Greely’s Eben Kiesow and Yarmouth’s Eckersley-Ray and Hagerty qualified for the WMC All-Academic team.

Falmouth’s Jack Bryant made the SMAA Class A all-star team, qualified for the SMAA All-Academic team and was selected to play in the SMAA Senior All-Star Game.

Greely’s DeWolfe and Kane and Yarmouth’s Hagerty played for the Class AA/A/B South team in the Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star Game. Kane had 18 points in a 145-120 loss.

Falmouth freshman Nicco Pitre was the South Region representative at the state foul shooting contest. Pitre made 48 of 50 shots, then lost in a tiebreaker to Colby Archer of Old Town.

Yarmouth’s Hagerty was a semifinalist for the Mr. Maine Basketball award.

Girls’ basketball

On the girls’ side, the WMC Class A/B first-team included Anna DeWolfe of Class A state champion Greely.

Freeport’s Caroline Smith and Greely’s Brooke Obar were named to the second-team.

Freeport’s Allie Goodman and Greely’s Camille Clement were chosen for the third-team.

NYA’s Maggie Larson made the WMC Class C first-team.

Freeport’s Johanna Bogue Marlow, Taylor Dostie, Jessie Driscoll, Allie Goodman and Taylor Rinaldi and Yarmouth’s Sara D’Appolonia were all chosen to play in the WMC Senior All-Star Game. Freeport’s Mike Hart and Greely’s Todd Flaherty served as coaches.

Freeport’s Driscoll and Goodman, Greely’s Brooke Bickford, Kelsey Currier and Jen Spencer and Yarmouth’s D’Appolonia and Sage Watterson qualified for the WMC All-Academic team.

In the SMAA, Falmouth’s Grace Dimick, Candice Powers and Grace Soucy all made the Class A second-team.

Falmouth’s Dimick, Powers and Katie Rogers qualified for the All-Academic team.

Freeport’s Goodman played for the Class AA/A/B South team in the Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star Game. The South beat the North, 84-81.

Boys’ hockey

Greely’s boys’ hockey team got to the Class B state final and the Rangers placed forward Matt Kramlich and defenseman Ben Kennedy on the Class B South all-star first-team. They were joined by Yarmouth forward Cooper May and goalie Dan Latham.

The second-team included Greely forwards Jake MacDonald and Andy Moore.

Yarmouth defenseman Spencer King was named to the third-team.

Greely’s MacDonald was named Class B South Forward of the Year.

Yarmouth’s Latham was named Class B South Goaltender of the Year.

Yarmouth’s May won the Evans Spear Award, as the league’s outstanding player.

Greely’s Barry Mothes was named Class B South Coach of the Year.

Greely’s Kennedy and Matt Dubbert and Yarmouth’s Latham, May, Dom Morrill and Joe Truesdale took part on the South team in the Class B Senior All-Star Game. Greely’s Mothes and Yarmouth’s Dave St. Pierre coached the squad in an 8-6 loss to the North. Dubbert had two goals and an assist, while Truesdale had a goal and an assist and May and Morrill each had one assist. Latham made nine saves.

In Class A, the All-State first-team included Falmouth forwards Marcus Cady, Theo Hembre and Brendan Hickey and defenseman Garret Tracy.

The All-State second-team featured Falmouth forward Lou Mainella and defenseman Nick Farnham.

Falmouth’s Cady, Farnham, Hembre, Hickey and Mainella all took part on the South team in the Class A Senior All-Star Game.

Last, but not least, Falmouth’s Hembre won the Travis Roy Award as the state’s best Class A player.

Girls’ hockey

Girls’ hockey state champion Greely placed two players, Bridget Roberts and Courtney Sullivan, on the All-State team.

Greely’s Camilla Lattanzi, Jayme Morrison and Leah Walker were named to the North region All-Conference team.

Greely’s Sullivan was the inaugural winner of the Becky Schaffer Award, as the state’s top senior player.

Indoor track

Greely’s Class B champion girls’ indoor track and field team placed Carolyn Todd (mile and two-mile), Elizabeth Brown (high jump), Maggie McCormick (pole vault) and its 4×800 relay squad on the WMC first-team. They were joined by Freeport’s Tara Migliaccio (400).

Greely’s Julia Curran (two-mile), Marin Provencher (mile) and Chloe Smith (800) made the second-team.

The SMAA girls’ indoor track and field first-team included Falmouth’s junior 800 relay team.

The second-team included Falmouth’s Sophie Marcotte (senior 200).

Falmouth’s Malaika Pasch (senior 800 and two-mile) and Chelsea Zhao (pole vault) earned third-team mention.

Falmouth’s Danielle Casavant, Andrew Coyne, Ellie Michaud and Chelsea Zhao qualified for the SMAA All-Academic team.

On the boys’ side, Class B champion Greely placed Luke Marsanskis (mile and two-mile) and its 4×200 and 4×800 relay teams on the WMC first-team. Freeport’s Joe Ashby (800) and Yarmouth’s Michael McNeil (shot put) also qualified.

Freeport’s Nick Mitch (400), Greely’s Nicholas Brown (triple jump and high jump), Bryan Taylor (pole vault) and Caleb Thurston (mile) and Yarmouth’s Laverdiere (800 and two-mile) made the second-team.

The SMAA boys’ first-team featured Falmouth’s junior 800 relay team.

Falmouth’s John Auer (senior 800 and one-mile) qualified for the second-team.

Falmouth’s Alvaro Fuentes (junior 400 and junior high jump) and Joshua Bradford (junior shot put) made the third-team.

The SMAA All-Academic team included Falmouth’s Alex Kinley, Brendan Myers and Ghalib Omar.

Swimming

The Southwestern Maine boys’ swimming all-star team included Falmouth’s Griffin Conley (diving) and Yarmouth’s Ben Cox-Faxon (100 breaststroke) and Sean Whynot (diving)

Falmouth’s Conley won the North Division Diver of the Year.

Yarmouth’s Whynot was named South Division Diver of the Year.

Yarmouth’s Dave Cox won South Division Coach of the Year.

The girls’ all-star team included Falmouth’s Mae Causey (100 butterfly), Sophia Ham (diving), Greely’s Julia Bisson (diving), Jaehee Park (200 freestyle, 500 free, 200 freestyle relay and 400 free relay), Courtney Rog (100 breaststroke, 200 individual medley, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay) and Greta Van Curan (100 backstroke, 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay) and Yarmouth’s Zoe Seigel (100 butterfly, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay).

Greely’s Bisson was named the North Division Diver of the Year after winning the title.

Falmouth’s Betsy Perron was named North Division Coach of the Year.

The boys’ All-State team featured Falmouth’s Conley (diving) and Yarmouth’s Whynot (diving).

Greely’s Rob Hale was named boys’ team Coach of the Year.

The girls’ All-State team included Falmouth’s Ham (diving) and Greely’s Bisson (diving), Rog (200 IM) and Van Curan (200 free relay).

Greely’s Bisson was named girls’ Diver of the Year.

Skiing

Falmouth’s boys’ Alpine ski team won the SMAA title and boasted individual champion A.J. Noyes in both the slalom and giant slalom.

Noyes was joined on the SMAA All-Conference team by teammates Ben Adey, Ben Keller, Gibson Scott, Nicholas Shapiro and Owen White.

Falmouth’s Ella Holland, Lucy Holland and Caroline Keller were named to the SMAA Alpine girls’ All-Conference team.

Falmouth’s Ella Boyd and Caroline Keller qualified for the SMAA All-Academic team.

In the WMC, the Alpine all-star team included Yarmouth’s Thomas Morris, Greely’s Alex Richard, Freeport’s Liam Grogan, Greely’s Harrison Holmes, Yarmouth’s Alex Hall, Freeport’s Parker Landsbergen and Yarmouth’s George Ruth.

On the girls’ side, Yarmouth’s Greta Elder, Greely’s Elizabeth Hanson, Yarmouth’s Eleanor Donahue, Yarmouth’s Emelia Ruth, Greely’s Ella Novick, Yarmouth’s Maddie Marston, Yarmouth’s Natalia Powers and Greely’s Greta Van Curan qualified for the WMC Alpine squad.

The WMC Nordic boys’ All-Conference team included Freeport’s John Giddens, Martin Horne and Finn Johnston, Greely’s Nate Colavolpe, Maine Coast Waldorf’s Matinicus Neveu and Nick Neveu and Yarmouth’s Max Coury and Grady Welch.

The WMC Nordic girls’ All-Conference team featured Freeport’s Allison Greuel and Lily Horne, MC Waldorf’s Louise Ahearne and Olivia Skillings and Yarmouth’s Hannah Corey, Sophia Laukli and Madeline Marston.

Freeport’s Maya Egan and Yarmouth’s Hannah Corey, Max Coury, Eliza Crowley, Sophia Laukli and Sean Moore all qualified for the WMC Nordic All-Academic team.

Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at mhoffer@theforecaster.net. Follow him on Twitter: @foresports.

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