Thunder in the News

Screen Shot 2019-07-28 at 9.11.43 PM.pngMaeg Amsler
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-6 senior third baseman was the Patriot League Fisher Division MVP while leading the Indians (17-4) to the Div. 2 South playoffs. … Batted .680 with 51 hits and 51 RBI. … Did not strike out all season. … Scored 31 runs. … Career .520 hitter was the first Hanover player to log 150 career hits. … Other career totals: 133 RBI, 11 strikeouts. … Three-time All-Scholastic. … Plays field hockey (All-Scholastic) and basketball. … Honor-roll student. … Will play Div. III softball and study sports management at Emmanuel College in Boston.”

Screen Shot 2019-07-28 at 9.12.11 PM.pngCaroline Curtis
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-3 senior pitcher repeated as the MVP of the Mayflower Athletic Conference’s Comprehensive Division. … Was 15-6 and threw three no-hitters. … Struck out 135; had nine games of 10-plus strikeouts. … Had 49 hits, including nine doubles, nine triples and four home runs. … Had 55 RBI, 41 runs and 15 stolen bases. … Five-time league all-star has been on varsity since seventh grade. … Repeat All-Scholastic. … Plays AAU softball (Bay State Thunder) and varsity volleyball. … Will study criminal justice at Massasoit Community College.”

duggan.pngCaroline Duggan
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-1 junior center fielder hit .613 and had a .738 on-base percentage in leading the Bulldogs (15-6) to the Div. 3 South playoffs. … Did not strike out all season in 80 at-bats. … Had seven doubles and five triples. … Scored 45 runs, drove in 36 and stole 24 bases. … Led Holbrook to its first division crown since 1986. … Two-time Mayflower Athletic Conference All-Star. … Repeat All-Scholastic. … Plays AAU softball (Bay State Thunder) and varsity soccer. … Honor-roll student. … Class president. … Student council vice president.”

gavinSarah Gavin
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-6 junior shortstop batted .449 out of the leadoff spot to help drive the Indians (17-4) to the Div. 2 South playoffs. … Scored a team-high 36 runs. … Her 31 hits were No. 2 on the team. … Drew 14 walks. … Patriot League All-Star. … Hit .409 as a sophomore. … Said coach Joe Messina: “Sarah can hit, hit with power, has great speed and great range defensively.” … Plays club softball (Bay State Thunder). … Plays varsity and club soccer and is on the varsity swim team. … Honor-roll student. … Wants to become a nurse.”

gozzoRebecca Gozzo
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-5 junior catcher from Braintree was limited to 13 games by injury but still hit .590 for the Ducks. … Had five home runs, 16 RBI, three triples and 19 runs scored. … On-base percentage: .673. … Slugging percentage: 1.154. … Team captain. … Catholic Conference All-Star. … Repeat All-Scholastic. … Coach Callie Cabral called her an “offensive catalyst” and an “absolute wall behind the plate.” … Plays club softball (Bay State Thunder) and varsity volleyball (captain). … Honor-roll student. … Wants to become a math teacher.”


hohmannChloe Hohmann
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-6 senior pitcher repeated as South Shore League Sullivan Division MVP. … Was 14-7 with a 2.14 ERA in leading the Clippers to the Div. 2 South playoffs. … Struck out 164. … Batted .521 with nine home runs and 38 RBI. … Had big games vs. Pembroke (one-hit shutout, 9 strikeouts, 4 for 5, 2 HRs, 5 RBI) and North Quincy (4-hitter, 9 Ks, 3 for 4, HR, 3 RBI). … Four-time league all-star. … Four-time All-Scholastic. … Career .547 hitter with 106 RBI. … Plays varsity ice hockey. … Honor-roll student. … Will study marketing at Providence College.”

mcgrawMaura McGraw
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-2 freshman right fielder topped the South Shore League Sullivan Division in batting at .589 from the leadoff spot. … Had 12 RBI and a division-best 32 runs scored. … Led the Clippers (14-7) to the Div. 2 South playoffs; they lost, 2-0, in the first round to eventual South runner-up Fairhaven. … League all-star. … Plays club softball (Bay State Thunder 14U). … High-honor-roll student. … Member of school’s chorus. … Hobbies include singing, dancing and acting. … Interested in musical theater.”

melchiondaBrianna Melchionda
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-6 junior pitcher went 14-7 with a 1.70 ERA in leading the Rams to the Div. 1 South quarterfinals. … Struck out 213 and walked 38 in 123 2/3 innings. … Posted seven shutouts. … Had nine games in a row without allowing an earned run. … Threw an abbreviated perfect game vs. Duxbury, a no-hitter vs. Nauset and a one-hitter with 16 strikeouts vs. Falmouth. … Atlantic Coast League All-Star. … Repeat All-Scholastic. … Plays AAU softball (Bay State Thunder). … Honor-roll student. … Plays violin. … Wants to play college softball.”

smith.pngSamantha Smith
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-7 senior center fielder hit .509 in leading NQ (12-10) to the Div. 1 South playoffs. … Had 20 RBI. … On-base percentage: .550. … Slugging percentage: .764. … Did not commit an error. … Drove in four runs in a 6-2 playoff win over Natick. … Threw a runner out at the plate to seal a 7-5 win over Quincy that clinched a playoff berth. … Three-time All-Scholastic. … Plays club softball (Bay State Thunder). … Three-sport captain (soccer, basketball, softball). … High-honor-roll student. … Will play Div. III softball at Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.).”

violaLizzie Viola
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-4 junior catcher hit .532 with a home run and 16 RBI in leading the Rams (15-7) to the Div. 1 South quarterfinals. … Had 41 hits, including eight doubles and three triples. … Only struck out four times. … Had a big game vs. Silver Lake (homer, 2 doubles, 3 RBI). … Strong defensively. … Atlantic Coast League All-Star. … Coach Rick Fredericks calls her an “on-base machine.” … Plays AAU softball (Bay State Thunder) and varsity volleyball. … Wants to play college softball while studying nursing or psychology.”

Screen Shot 2019-07-28 at 9.10.14 PM.pngCaroline Zielinski
Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic 2019
“This 5-6 senior pitcher had a 16-4 record with a 1.38 ERA in leading the Indians (17-4) to the Div. 2 South playoffs. … Struck out 156 in 126 innings; had a 17-strikeout game vs. East Bridgewater. … Threw a no-hitter vs. Quincy. … Hit .432. … Career pitching stats: 46-12, 1.29 ERA. … Three-time Patriot League All-Star was the Fisher Division MVP as a junior. … Three-time All-Scholastic. … Plays club softball (Bay State Thunder) and varsity volleyball. … Honor-roll student. … Will major in biology and neuroscience at Providence College.”