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Congratulations to our Fall Teams and Student-Athletes on Successful and Hard-Fought Seasons!


Congratulations to our Fall Teams and Student-Athletes on Successful and Hard-Fought Seasons!

The fall 2018 sports season at Central Catholic has come to a close, and it proved to be an exciting and successful few months for both boys and girls varsity sports. From the Girls Varsity Field Hockey team becoming MVC Champions for the first time in school history to the Boys Varsity Football Team also being named MVC Champions, congratulations to all coaching staffs and to all the student-athletes who excel athletically while balancing rigorous academic schedules.

Listed below is a summary of awards and recognitions received by CCHS fall 2018 varsity student-athletes and coaches:

  • Cheerleading (Varsity)
    • Paige Yamane ‘19, MVC 1st Team All-Conference;
    • Erin Cabral ‘19, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
    • Olivia Cappuccio ‘19, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference.
  • Cross Country (Boys Varsity)
    • James Pothier ‘20, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Mike Blanchard ‘19, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
    • Cormac Crippen ‘20, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
    • Luke Ryan ‘20, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
    • Matthew Giannasca ‘21, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference.
  • Cross Country (Girls Varsity)
    • Janessa Nault ‘19, MVC 1st Team All-Conference  
    • Kelsey Seamans ‘20, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Sophia Beland ‘20, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
    • Lily Angluin ‘21, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
  • Field Hockey (Girls Varsity): MVC Champions (1st time CCHS history);
    • Ms. Josselyn Wilson, MVC Coach of the Year
    • Madison DiPietro ‘20, Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic and MVC Player of the Year
    • Erin O’Neill ‘19, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Cali Mikson ‘19, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Maggie Mahan ‘19, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Kaylee Thomas ‘19, MVC 1st Team All-Conference 
    • Madison DiPietro ‘20, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Meghan Ferris ‘20, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference 
    • Erin O’Neill ‘19, Massachusetts Top 60 Player
  • Football (Boys Varsity): MVC Champions 
    • Mr. Chuck Adamopolous, Boston Globe Division 1 Coach of the Year and MVC Coach of the Year;
    • Cameron Boes ‘19, Boston Globe All-Scholastic 
    • AJ Caggianelli ‘19, Boston Globe All-Scholastic, Boston Herald All-Scholastic, MVC League MVP;
    • Joe Howshan ‘19, Boston Herald All-Scholastic 
    • MVC 1st Team All-Conference;
      • AJ Caggianelli ‘19 
      • Cam Boes ‘19
      • Joe Howshan ‘19
      • Michael LeFebre ‘19
      • Nick Gaiero ‘19
      • Lewy Baez-Troncoso ‘19 
      • Nick Donatio ‘20,
      • Shaun Morgan ‘20
    • MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
      • Mark Kassis ‘20
      • Dom Pedi ‘20
      • Jared Silverio ‘20
  • Golf (Co-ed Varsity) – MVC Tournament Champions, MVC Tournament Champion, MIAA North Champion, MIAA Division 2 Champion;
    • Josh Lavallee ‘21, Boston Globe and Boston Herald All- Scholastic; MVC Golfer of the Year: Boston Globe D2 Player of the Year
    • Mike Yfantopoulos ‘20, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Josh Lavallee ‘21, MVC 1st Team All-Conference
    • Evan Giggey ‘21, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference.
  • Soccer (Boys Varsity)
    • John McCarthy ‘21, MVC 1st Team All-Conference;
    • Christopher “Bailey” Coco ‘19, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference 
    • Babak Bakhtiari ‘21, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference
  • Soccer (Girls Varsity)
    • Elizabeth Dankert ‘20, Eastern Mass. Girls Soccer Coaches Assoc. All-Star and MVC 1st Team All-Conference;
    • Mary Gerard ‘19 and Sydney Wnek ‘21, MVC 2nd Team All-Conference.
  • Swimming/Diving (Girls Varsity)
    • Kerrigan Hemp ‘20, MIAA State Champion 500yd Freestyle and 100 yd Backstroke, Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic, and MVC 1st Team All-Conference;
    • MVC 2nd Team All-Conference.
      • Cecelia Burke ‘19
      • Madeline Frietas ‘20
      • Elizabeth Bencze ‘22
  • Volleyball (Girls Varsity)
    • Rachel Hyatt ‘19, MVC 1st Team All-Conference;
    • MVC 2nd Team All-Conference.
      • Olivia Hall ‘20
      • Sarah Janco ‘19

About CCHS Athletics

Central Catholic offers twenty-seven (27) Varsity sports in competitions governed by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC) as well as two (2) seasons of Cheerleading under the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association (MSSAA). More than half of thestudent body, approximately 800 students, compete on at least one of these teams - an experience that fosters teamwork, dedication, sportsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence, lessons that carry over into all aspects of life.

Congratulations to our student-athletes and coaches for a great fall season!



Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition
Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,300 students from over 60 cities and towns. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

For more information, please visit www.CentralCatholic.net, call 978-682-0260, or email website@centralcatholic.net.

Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.



Raider Athletics

Raider Athletics represents a proud tradition of excellence that enriches the Central Catholic experience for both participants and spectators.


Our student-athletes bring home State, Sectional, and Conference Championships on a regular basis while representing the school community with pride.

Central Catholic offers twenty-seven (27) Varsity sports in competitions governed by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC) as well as two (2) seasons of Cheerleading under the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association (MSSAA).

More than half of our student body, approximately 800 students, compete on at least one of these teams, an experience that fosters teamwork, dedication, sportsmanship, and the pursuit of excellence, lessons that carry over into all aspects of life.