June 17, 2013

2013 Athletes of the Year

The 2013 Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram Athletes of the Year: 

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Twenty-eight high school athletes were honored Sunday during the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram's All-Sports Award Ceremony held Sunday at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland. Among those recognized, from left to right: Front: Mary Morrison, Greely, girls' hockey; Sarah Easterling, Greely, girls' swimming; Teal Jackson, Brewer, girls' outdoor track; Daniel Del Gallo, Gardiner, wrestling; Mariah Hebert, Biddeford, volleyball; and Olivia Leavitt, Falmouth, girls' tennis. Back: Dan Curts, Ellsworth, boys' cross country; Silas Eastman, Fryeburg Academy, boys' skiing; Ted Hart, Greely, boys' hockey; Ben Greenberg, Scarborough, baseball; Andrew Libby, Thornton Academy, football; Martha Veroneau, Waynflete, girls' lacrosse; Charlie Fay, Falmouth boys' lacrosse; and J.P. White, Falmouth, boys' soccer. Eastman and Veroneau were chosen as the overall Athletes of the Year.

Photos by Jill Brady/Staff Photographer

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Sports columnist Steve Solloway was the master of ceremonies and introduced each of the athletes recognized as players of the year in their respective sports in an awards ceremony in Portland on Sunday.

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MALE: Silas Eastman, Fryeburg Academy (skiing)

FEMALE: Martha Veroneau, Waynflete (lacrosse) 

FALL 2012

BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY: Dan Curts, Ellsworth HS

GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY: Bethanie Brown, Waterville HS

FIELD HOCKEY: Kristy Bernatchez, Messalonskee HS

FOOTBALL: Andrew Libby, Thornton HS

BOYS' GOLF: Reese McFarlane, Cape Elizabeth HS

GIRLS' GOLF: Alice Hwang, Bangor HS

BOYS' SOCCER: J.P. White, Falmouth HS

GIRLS' SOCCER: Caitlin Bucksbaum, Falmouth HS

VOLLEYBALL: Mariah Hebert, Biddeford HS 

WINTER 2012--2013

BOYS' BASKETBALL: Garet Beal, Jonesport-Beals HS

GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Allie Clement, McAuley HS

BOYS' HOCKEY: Ted Hart, Greely HS

GIRLS' HOCKEY: Mary Morrison, Greely HS

BOYS' SKIING: Silas Eastman, Fryeburg Academy

GIRLS' SKIING: Elise Luce, Mt. Abram HS

BOYS' SWIMMING: Trebor Lawton, Cheverus HS

GIRLS' SWIMMING: Sarah Easterling, Greely HS

BOYS' INDOOR TRACK: Jared Bell, Deering HS

GIRLS' INDOOR TRACK: Kate Hall, Lake Region HS

WRESTLING: Daniel Del Gallo, Gardiner Area HS 


BASEBALL: Ben Greenberg, Scarborough HS

SOFTBALL: Danica Gleason, South Portland HS

BOYS' LACROSSE: Charlie Fay, Falmouth HS

GIRLS' LACROSSE: Martha Veroneau, Waynflete HS

BOYS' OUTDOOR TRACK: Nick Danner, Waterville HS

GIRLS' OUTDOOR TRACK: Teal Jackson, Brewer HS

BOYS' TENNIS: Jordan Friedland, Lincoln Academy

GIRLS' TENNIS: Olivia Leavitt, Falmouth HS


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Brewer's Teal Jackson, with sports writer Paul Betit, was chosen as the top athlete for girls' outdoor track after winning four individual events at the Class A state meet.

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Scarborough's Ben Greenberg, the baseball player of the year, receives his framed photo from sports writer Glenn Jordan.

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Mary Morrison, who helped Greely win its second straight girls' hockey state championship, is seen with sports writer Tom Chard.

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