JOSH CHASSE, Haverhill Senior, Center Field
All-MVC. Three-year starter. A pitcher's best friend in center. Hit .333 with team-high 18 runs. Stroked double to beat Tewksbury in extra innings. "Our most consistent player, made the catch or big hit to help us win," said coach Chip Dunn. Hit .297 as a junior and .323 as a sophomore. Won Eagle-Tribune's Johnston Award for his love of the game. Will play at Daniel Webster College.
RONNIE ROSARIO, Haverhill Senior, Catcher
Repeat Eagle-Tribune All-Star. Three-year starter. A specimen at 6-foot-2, 200 pounds. Dynamite arm with snap release. Hit .361 with 18 runs and 14 RBIs. Haverhill having no outfield fence cost him at least four homers. Batted .375 as a junior. Catching for Post 4 American Legion this summer. MVP last fall at Lynn Invitational last fall. Will play at New Mexico Community College.
HARVEY BLANCO, Lawrence Junior, Shortstop
All-conference. Batted .369. Scored 17 runs and drove in 21. Had two hits, two RBIs and two defensive gems to lock up MVC Small title-clinching win at Dracut. "Can hit anyone's fastball ... a coach's dream," said coach Brendan Neilon. Helped Lancers to 17 wins, believed to be their most in 25 years. Two-year starter, three-year letterman. Starting fullback-linebacker in football.
KYLE NEVERMAN, Londonderry Senior, Shortstop
Three-year starting middle infielder. Two-time first-team All-Class L. Area leader with 34 runs in 22 games. Team leader with four homers. Drove in a dozen. Hit .426 and slugged .750. Had a 34-game hit streak covering much of last two seasons. Ran 37.7 300 meters indoors Long-jumped 20-10. Scored 720 on math SAT. Will study engineering and play at Johns Hopkins.
SEAN CARON, Londonderry Senior, Center Field
Set school record with area-leading 32 RBIs in 21 games. Batted .448 with 30 hits and 21 runs scored. Slugged .634 with eye-popping 1.096 OPS. Had two hits with six RBIs in playoff opener vs. Spaulding. Two-time All-Class L selection. Three-year starter. Hit .324 with 19 RBIs as a junior. "You can't replace a kid like him," said coach Brent Demas. Will attend URI.