Following up a breakout sophomore season, Triton’s Gianna Conte further established herself as one of the North Shore’s top players this season.
The junior forward earned All-CAL honors for the second year in a row, scoring seven goals while leading the Vikings back to the state tournament. A team tri-captain, Conte scored two goals in wins over North Reading and Lynnfield and also had three assists in the team’s 7-0 win over Hamilton-Wenham. She is now a two-time Daily News All-Star after earning the honor as a sophomore last year.
In addition to field hockey, Conte is also a standout on the Triton girls lacrosse team and the Masconomet girls hockey co-op. Following her graduation, Conte will go on to play Division 1 college field hockey at UMass Lowell.
Newburyport, Sr., forward
Three-time Daily News All-Star. Two-time All-CAL. Tri-captain. Scored six goals for 11-8-1 Clippers. Recorded a goal and an assist in Newburyport’s 3-1 win over Danvers in Division 2 North First Round. Key factor in Newburyport’s midseason five-game winning streak. Committed to Division 2 Franklin Pierce University for field hockey. Also plays basketball and softball.
Newburyport, Jr., midfield
Two-time Daily News All-Star. Named CAL All-Star as a junior after earning All-CAL honors as a sophomore. Scored six goals to help lead Newburyport to 11-8-1 season and trip to Division 2 North quarterfinals. Recorded assist in team’s 3-1 win over Danvers in first round tournament game. Superstar lacrosse player coming off All-Scholastic season. Committed to Division 1 Cornell for lacrosse. Also plays basketball in the winter.
Pentucket, Sr., forward
Two-time Daily News All-Star. Two-time All-CAL. Quad-captain. Scored nine goals to help lead Pentucket to 11-7-2 record. Tallied game-winner in 1-0 win over Methuen. Scored two goals in wins over Newburyport and Amesbury. Also a two-time Daily News All-Star in lacrosse. Older sister Caroline was a Daily News All-Star last fall as well.
Pentucket, Jr., midfield
Two-time All-CAL. Merrimac resident was strong all-around player who would be valuable at any position. Led team to 11-7-2 record. “She’s small (5-foot-1) but mighty,” said coach Ruth Beaton. “She made it all happen. A lot of our goals were the result of her getting it up the field.” Merrimac resident plays for Seacoast United club. Committed to Division 2 Stonehill College. Younger sister Sarah also plays for Pentucket. Also an Eagle-Tribune All-Star.
Pentucket, Jr., defense
CAL All-Star. Anchored Pentucket defense that allowed just 1.5 goals per game and posted six shutouts, including four clean sheets in five games during a midseason six-game winning streak. Helped lead Pentucket to 11-7-2 record and an appearance in the Division 2 North tournament. Also a standout lacrosse player.
Triton, Sr., goalie
Two-time Daily News All-Star. Two-time All-CAL. Senior tri-captain posted seven shutouts while allowing 1.23 goals per game. Best performances included season-opening shutout of rival Pentucket and an 18-save showing to help Triton beat CAL power Lynnfield 3-2. Helped lead Triton to Division 2 North tournament and allowed only one goal in 1-0 loss to No. 3 seeded Manchester Essex.
Georgetown, Jr., defense
Two-time All-CAL. Solidified standing as one of Cape Ann League’s top players after switching from midfield to defense. Scored two goals with five assists while making two defensive saves. Helped lead defense that allowed 1.38 goals per game and posted seven shutouts.
Amesbury, Sr., midfield
CAL All-Star. Senior co-captain demonstrated great leadership during a difficult season. Scored lone goal during Amesbury’s 8-0 win over Lawrence. Received Amesbury’s Boosters Coaches Award at school’s fall awards ceremony. Also throws during track season.
Amesbury — Madison Robicheau, Sr. defense
Georgetown — Emma Thompson, Sr., midfield; Abbie Donahue, Soph., forward
Newburyport — Maddie Medeiros, Soph., defense; Callie Beauparlant, Soph., forward; Ashley Ventura, Soph., forward
Pentucket — Janet Dickens, Sr., forward
Triton — Carisa Boyle, Sr., midfield