Franklin Pierce University graduate student Gina Hinckley has been named to the CoSIDA Division II Academic All-District Softball Team, gaining eligibility for the Academic All American Team ballot, in which the selectees will be announced this June.
The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performance on both the playing field as well as within the classroom. The Lancaster native qualified for the academic all-district honor by maintaining a cumulative 3.30 GPA or higher and must have attained sophomore athletic and academic standing from their respective institutions.
As a starter in 41 games this season for the Ravens, the former Nashoba Regional star set two program single-season records as the team leader in both home runs (11) and RBI (43). Her RBI totals from this season were also good for the NE10 conference lead amongst individual players. Hinckley additionally led the team in slug percentage (.733) and on-base percentage (.467).
Hinckley also made her way into the all-time record books in both categories, becoming the program leader with 27 career home runs and 94 career RBI in 145 games.
Nashoba 16, Shepherd Hill 5 With seven goals and an assist in the win, Brayden MacLean became the all-time leading scorer for the Wolves (14-0, 10-0 Mid-Wach B). Dillon Kelleher added four goals and five helpers, while Liam Duhame had two goals and an assist.
Oakmont 10, St. Bernard’s 5 Austin Grimley led the way for Oakmont with three goals and two assists. Colton Larose (two assists) and Evan Thibault each scored twice.
St Bernard’s was led by Hunter Lammi with two goals and an assist.
Groton-Dunstable 9, Leominster 4 Brandon Lyons scored twice, while Michael Halstead (assist) and Tucker Mitton each potted a goal. Trevor Gorman made 17 saves in defeat.
Tahanto 18, Oakmont 8 Haley Bosselait, Marley Waalkes and Dani Burke each scored twice for Oakmont, while Annika Sallila made 18 saves.
Littleton 14, Lunenburg 10 Emma Infantino had three goals and two assists and Autumn Tibbetts added two goals and three assists in the loss. Savannah Diallo potted three goals and Caitlin Ware (assist) and Ava Wilson each scored once.
Lunenburg 5, North Middlesex 4 The Blue Knights scored three runs in the seventh to walk off with the win at Marshall Park. Chase Petricca and Daniel Wright each drove in a pair in the win.
Michael Archambault had three hits and drove in a run for the Patriots.
Leominster 4, North Middlesex 1 Arielle Kouadio, Claire Desmarais and Linda Yeboah swept the singles matches for Leominster (11-3), while Maggie Moran and Alaina Garcia won in first doubles.
Taylor Quirk and Lauren Allen were victorious in second doubles for the Patriots (1-15).