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June 20, 2014

2014 Daily News Boys Lacrosse All Stars

JJ Bajko

Newburyport, Junior

Midfielder

A Cape Ann League All-Star, JJ Bajko helped provide a spark for the Newburyport offense at midfield and came up with a number of big goals over the course of the Clippers’ season. Overall, Bajko scored 20 goals and 13 assists on the season, including 2 goals in Newburyport’s 13-11 win over Austin Prep in the North Quarterfinals and 3 assists in the Clippers’ 7-3 win over Pentucket in the Division III North Semifinals. Bajko also had 3 goals and an assist in Newburyport’s 19-9 win over Triton on May 2.

Drew Bourdeau

Newburyport, Senior

Defense

Drew Bourdeau was widely recognized as one of the top defenders in the Cape Ann League this past season, winning more than 150 ground balls and causing over 45 turnovers for the Clippers. A team captain and CAL All-League selection, Bourdeau was instrumental in Newburyport’s run to the Division III North Finals. Bourdeau also scored 8 goals and had 2 assists, and next season he will go on to play lacrosse at St. Anselm’s College. Bourdeau said he looks up to goalkeeper Dillon Guthro — his longtime friend and teammate — and he said the highlight of his season was watching Guthro score a goal during a state tournament game.

Sam Colombo

Pentucket, Senior

Attack

A Cape Ann League All-Star each of the past two seasons, Sam Colombo was Pentucket’s top goal scorer this past year, netting 42 goals and 12 assists. Colombo had 5 goals and 1 assist in Pentucket’s 10-7 win over Georgetown on May 13, and he also scored 4 goals and 1 assist in the team’s 12-2 win over Bishop Fenwick in the regular season finale. Colombo said the highlight of the season was beating North Reading in the state tournament. Colombo will attend UNH next year and plans to try out for the school’s club lacrosse team. He credited Pentucket coach Dan Leary and his summer league coaches for all of his success.

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