It’s been a special season for both the Central Catholic boys and girls lacrosse teams, and it showed as both teams won the MVC Division 1 player and coach of the year.

The Central boys team was represented by Division 1 Player of the Year, goalie David Olsen, and Coach of the Year, Chris Piatelli.

The Raiders (17-3) won the conference for the first time in program history behind Piatelli. Olsen, a wall in front of the goal, was a big reason why, constantly coming up with big saves for his team. The senior will play at St. Anselm College next year.

For the girls, Ashley Tsoukalas, who coached the Raiders (14-5) to the Division 1 North quarterfinals, was honored as Coach of the Year, while junior Ciera Licare took home the Player of the Year accolade.

Licare has scored 43 goals from the midfield, as the University of Vermont commit does a bit of everything for the Raiders. She runs the draw control, and has pulled down 142 so far this year.

The Central boys had nine overall selections to the MVC first and second teams, with Olsen joined by Ryan Finneran, Connor Finneran, Michael Finneran and Shane McInnis on the first team. Deven DeBay, Chase Dunn, Fran Pino and Keegan Palmer were second team selections.

Licare had three teammates get nods alongside her, as Caroline Affolter was picked for the first team and sophomores Carly LaFerriere and Logan Miller got second team nods.

North Andover led the way in All-MVC selections for the girls, piling up eight honors. Kelcey Dion, Ali Ferullo, Kelly Corrigan, Abigail Downer, Molly Connolly and Lexi Swartz were all on the first team, while Cate Cheevers and Ainsley Dion made the second team.

BOYS

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Division 1 — David Olsen, Central Catholic

Division 2 — Allyn French, Dracut

COACH OF THE YEAR

Division 1 — Chris Piatelli, Central Catholic

Division 2 — Paul Ganley, Dracut

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

Ryan Day, Tewksbury

BRUCE LERCH PERSON OF THE YEAR

Jim Dalton, Chelmsford

ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR

Chis Doyle, Dracut

FIRST TEAM ALL-MVC

Attack

Alex Trottier, Andover; Matt Milano, Billerica; Shane McInnis, Central Catholic; Keegan Hughes, North Andover

Midfield

Brian Sardella, Billerica; Michael Finneran, Central Catholic; Connor Finneran, Central Catholic; Ben Gastonguay, Chelmsford; Allyn French, Dracut; Brendan Tighe, Lowell; Mike Roche, North Andover; Jack Chace, North Andover

Defense

John Marshall, Andover; Ryan Finneran, Central Catholic; Mike Regan, Chelmsford; Ryan Slattery, North Andover

Goalie

CJ Puglisi, Andover; David Olsen, Central Catholic

SECOND TEAM ALL-MVC (D1)

Attack

Jack Hutchins, Billerica; Deven DeBay, Central Catholic; Bobby Turner, Chelmsford; Matt Niejadlik, North Andover

Midfield

Shamus Florio, Andover; Colin MacLean, Andover; Brendon Moody, Andover; Matt Schuhwerk, Andover; Colby Cyrus, Billerica; Garrett Murphy, Billerica; Chase Dunn, Central Catholic; Christian Gastonguay, Chelmsford

Defense

Nolan Houlihan, Billerica; Ben Stone, Billerica; Keegan Palmer, Central Catholic; Fran Pino, Central Catholic

Goalie

Tommy Hopkins, Chelmsford; Ethan Ford, North Andover

LOCAL SECOND TEAM ALL-MVC (D2)

Attack

Haverhill — Dryden Fisher

Midfield

Haverhill — Blake Bachry, Haverhill

Methuen — Connor Bryant, Anthony Romano

Defense

Haverhill — Michael Fitzgerald

Methuen — Jake Becker

GIRLS

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Division 1 — Ciera Licare, Central Catholic

Division 2 — Kaleigh Dunham, Lowell

COACH OF THE YEAR

Division 1 — Ashley Tsoukalas, Central Catholic

Division 2 — Kerri Bomil, Lowell

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD

Billerica

FIRST TEAM ALL-MVC

Libby Pustis, Andover; Shea Krekorian, Andover; Ciera Licare, Central Catholic; Caroline Affolter, Central Catholic; Kate Krueger, Chelmsford

Sarah Lachance, Chelmsford; Erin Green, Chelmsford; Claire Danahy, Chelmsford; Julia Pits, Chelmsford; Kelcey Dion, North Andover; Ali Ferullo, North Andover; Kelly Corrigan, North Andover; Abigail Downer, North Andover; Molly Connolly, North Andover; Lexi Swartz, North Andover; Leah Durkin, Dracut; Hannah Erickson, Lowell

LOCAL SECOND TEAM ALL-MVC

Andover — Emma Gilmartin

Central Catholic — Carly LaFerriere, Logan Miller

North Andover — Cate Cheevers, Ainsley Dion

Haverhill — Emma Laviolette

Methuen — Hannah Rinehart, Makayla Ferullo, Bella Keaney

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