The Salem News
---- — Carolyn Scacchi, a senior middle blocker who guided Peabody High to an unbeaten regular season mark and the No. 1 seed in the Division 1 North state playoffs, was named the Northeastern Conference’s Player of the Year for a second straight season.
This also marks the third straight season that Scacchi has been named to the NEC All-Conference Team. The Tanner captain was also chosen for the All-State team.
Salem’s Hannah Mullarkey, a senior outside hitter, also was chosen All-Conference for a third straight season — but did so at a different position this fall.
Joining Scacchi and Mullarkey on this year’s NEC All-Conference team were senior opposite Hayley Finik of Beverly; junior outside hitter Gina Asipenko (for a second straight year); senior setter Tiffany Caban of Lynn English; junior outside hitter Cassie D’Agostino of Lynn Classical; senior middle blocker Natalie Colon-Martins; and senior Lexi Vaccaro of Winthrop.
The Northeastern Conference all-stars were as follows:
BEVERLY: Kristen Abbodanza, senior middle blocker; Bridgit Keaton, senior setter; Alexandra Kelliher, junior middle blocker.
DANVERS: Shannon Veilleux, freshman setter.
MARBLEHEAD: Maeve Daley, junior outside hitter.
PEABODY: Courtney Bua, senior outside hitter; Olivia Summit, senior middle blocker; Sara Hosman, sophomore setter.
SALEM: Stephanie Adorno-Martinez, sophomore setter; Codey Homan, sophomore outside hitter.
SWAMPSCOTT: Louisy Cim, senior outside hitter; Faye Liakopoulos, senior setter.
LYNN CLASSICAL: Ivy Martin, junior middle blocker; Michelle Nwogu, senior outside hitter.
LYNN ENGLISH: Keri Bryson, senior middle blocker; Lisbeth Hernandez, senior middle blocker.
REVERE: Helen Davis, senior middle blocker; Raela O’Donnell, senior setter.
WINTHROP: Nina Bartlette, sophomore middle blocker.
Winthrop High School also captured the NEC’s Sportsmanship Award.