17 From King Philip Named Hockomock League All-Stars
In addition to the 17 Hockomock League All-Stars, cross country runner Owen Gosner was named a Boston Globe All-Scholastic.
The Hockmock League recently released their all-star list for the fall athletics season. Among the all-stars were 17 student-athletes from King Philip High School from all eight teams.
The football team led the way with five Warriors earning all-star honors. On offense, running back Joe Johnston and offensive lineman Pat Lydon were named all-stars. Johnston was first in the division and second overall in rushing touchdowns with 17 while Lydon led a strong KP line which helped contribute to the Warriors’ stellar performance on offense.
Brian Jones, Sam McDonald, and Brett McEvoy were named defensive all-stars. In addtion to being a threat at receiver, McDonald led the team in interceptions with four. McEvoy led the team in tackles and Jones was considered to be one of the better linemen in the league.
Offensive lineman Billy Getchell received an honorable mention.
In cross country Owen Gonser capped off a successful junior campaign by being named an all-star and also a Boston Globe All-Scholastic. The KP harrier won the Hockomock League Championship Meet in October and placed second at the Eastern Massachusetts Division 2 Championship.
Austin Catacomb also was named an all-star after finishing in 14th place at the league meet.
Katherine Lukes and Olivia Weir represented the girls’ cross country team, placing 15th and 13th at the league meet.
Brigid Murray was the lone volleyball all-star for the Warriors. Murray helped lead the team on an unexpected run to the Division 2 Central-East Championship.
In boys’ soccer, captains John Keys and Aaron Morrissette were named all-stars. Stephen Beattie received an honorable mention.
On the girls’ side, midfielder Jane Bingel was named an all-star
Ashley Avery and Danielle Hamilton represented the field hockey team as two of the biggest offensive threats in the league. Avery had 8 goals and 12 assists while Hamilton had 12 goals and eight assists.
From the golf team, Kyle Carnase and Michael Pergola earned all-star honors. Carnase capped off a successful individual season with a trip to the Division 2 State Championship Tournament and Pergola finished ninth at the league tournament.