Somerset Berkley Regional, Durfee High and Bishop Stang — with three representatives each — top our list of contributors to the 2017 Herald News Girls' Soccer All Scholastics

 Somerset Berkley Regional, Durfee High and Bishop Stang — with three representatives each — top our list of contributors to the 2017 Herald News Girls' Soccer All Scholastics. Here is a quick look at the best on the pitch from this past fall.   SAM BORGES, Somerset Berkley: A dynamic striker, Borges went full speed all the time. She scored 23 goals and picked up eight assists in 21 games. The senior was named a South Coast Conference all star and received the inaugural Tough Cookie Award. A honor student, Borges puts her speed to use in the winter and spring with the school's track and field teams. She is a repeat Herald News all scholastic. SHAELYN CARREIRO, Durfee: A longtime fixture in goal for the Hilltoppers, Carreiro enjoyed a strong senior season. A 2017 Golden Glove recipient, she was also named to the Big 3 Conference all-star team. Carreiro posted seven shutouts. "Despite missing the first few games due to an injury she jumped back in net for us without missing a beat," coach Vanessa Andrade said. Carreiro is also a Herald News basketball all scholastic. ERICA COOK, Diman Regional: Combining intelligence and determination, Cook, a junior, emerged as a top-notch defender. A three-year varsity player, Cook, a high honors student with a 3.8 GPA, "understands the game and how it's supposed be played," coach Flo Lima said. "Erica anticipates well and has a good soccer IQ. She is easy to coach as she is always thinking and aware on the field." CATHERINE YEARGIN, Bishop Stang: The scrappy junior defender played every minute of every game this past season. A center back, Yeargin was the glue of the team. She was named an Eastern Massachusetts all star and an Eastern Athletic Conference all star. She plays club soccer for NEFC. She is also an all-star point guard in basketball and a standout in the classroom with a 4.0 GPA. MEREDITH CASTRO, Case: The lightning fast and aggressive sophomore forward drew a lot of defensive attention. She led the very young Cardinals in scoring with 13 goals and four assists and was a clear choice as a South Coast Conference all star. ""She is an explosive forward who is a nightmare for opposing defenders and she is an absolute pleasure to coach," Case coach Bob Mitchell said. RYLIE CARREAU, Bishop Stang: A junior, Carreau contended with double- and triple-teaming and yet still produced 29 goals and 16 assists. She was named to the Eastern Massachusetts first team and to the Eastern Athletic Conference all-star team. When needed, she also put in time as a defender. Carreau is an all-star basketball player and in the classroom carries a 4.0 GPA. JASMINE MANTEIGA, Durfee: A junior captain, Manteiga made good things happen with her smart and intense play. She tallied seven goals and four assists, produced superb corner kicks, and was named a Big 3 Conference all star and Durfee's Most Valuable Player. "She was dedicated and gave us maximum effort in games and practices. Her commitment, drive and heart for our program is immense," coach Vanessa Andrade said.

CAITLYN LALIBERTE, Somerset Berkley: Teams don't have the kind of success Somerset Berkley enjoyed this season without a rock-solid defense. Laliberte, a senior back, helped keep Raiders opponents off the scoreboard with smart, aggressive play and sharp skills. A South Coast Conference all star, she also found time to produce seven goals and an assist. She started all 21 SBR games.

ASHLIE THATCHER, Westport: A senior goalkeeper, she has played a huge role in the successful re-establishing of the WHS girls' soccer program. A three-year starter and two-year captain, Thatcher posted five shutouts and had a 1.33 goals against average in posting a 10-4-4 record. She was named to the Eastern Massachusetts Girls Soccer Coaches Association second team.

MADISON BEAULIEU, Durfee: A junior captain, Beaulieu played and acted like a leader. She marked some of the top players in the Big 3 Conference, shutting them down. A Big 3 all star and the team's defensive Most Valuable Player, Beaulieu also contributed a goal and two assists. "She worked extremely hard and was always striving for personal best. Her teammates acknowledged and looked up to her strong work ethic," coach Vanessa Andrade said.

MYA PARKER, Diman Regional: A three-year starter, Parker day after day put her tremendous speed and athleticism to good use. A three-time Mayflower Athletic Conference all star, the junior scored 19 goals and assisted on six others. An honor roll student, she is also a three-year starter in varsity basketball and softball. "Mya excelled at any position her team needed her to play," soccer coach Flo Lima said. "She's a pure athlete."


MACY PAQUIN, Somerset Berkley: A big part of the reason for Somerset Berkley's great success this season was strong midfield play. That is where Paquin, a junior, emerged as one of the area's top players. Strong on offense and defense, she had eight goals and five assists and was named a South Coast Conference all star. She played in all 21 of Somerset Berkley's games.


TORI MELLO, Tiverton: Mello came through with a strong final season for the Tigers. A senior attacking midfielder, she caused headaches galore for opposing defenses with her skill and tenacity and she was recognized as one of Rhode Island Division II's better players.


CARLY SEVIGNY, Bishop Stang: A senior midfielder, she served as a team captain and performed at a very high level. She was named an Eastern Athletic Conference all star and an Eastern Massachusetts all star. Sevigny plays for the respected Bay Side NPL Club Soccer Team and plans to play soccer next school year at Assumption College.