Five Penguins have been named to The Enterprise All-Scholastic Team for the 2016 season. Please see below for the recaps from The Enterprise and Click Here for the full article. Penguins named to the team include Ralph Grillone III – Penguins 2016, Matt Galligan and Jimmy Lysko – Penguins 2017, and Seth Child – Penguins 2018.
Sophomore will be elected captain next year and is three-year starter. … Contributed 46 goals and 20 assists in 16 games. Averaged 4.6 ground balls per game. … South Shore League All-Star. … Most memorable moment was scoring game-winning goal in overtime against North Quincy. … Plays on soccer team as a defender. … Favorite class is biology. … Enjoys collecting shoes. … “Seth has a great nose for the net. His creativity and vision of the field has made him a great asset to the team,” coach Bill Silva said.
Junior captain goalie is two-year starter who had 165 saves, 54.8 save percentage, 7.55 GAA. … Two-time all-scholastic. … Two-time CCL All-Star. … Plays on the hockey team (defense). … Most memorable moment was winning first round of the tournament. … Favorite athlete is Tom Brady. … Favorite class is math. … Chosen to represent school in Boston’s Sept. 11 Memorial Event. … “Matt represents the growth of the Cardinal Spellman lacrosse programhas seen over the last few years. Our back-to-back tournament appearances and league title this year are things that would not have been possible without the excellent play Matt gave us in each and every game,” coach Ralph Grillone Jr. said.
Senior captain was four-year starter. … Scored 51 points (36 goals, 15 assists) in only 13 games. … Had 99 career goals. … Hockomock League All-Star. … Eastern Mass. All-Star. … Two-time Oliver Ames lacrosse MVP. … Most memorable moment was scoring game-winning goal in double overtime against Whitman-Hanson to get into playoffs. … Ran cross country. … Played for Laxachusetts and NESLL. … Favorite athlete is Tom Brady. … Favorite class is AP world history. … Enjoys art and working out. … Will play club lacrosse and join Marine ROTC at George Washington University.
RALPH GRILLONE III
Senior was two-year captain and three-year starter. … Scored 51 goals and 56 assists. … Had 100-plus points for three consecutive years. … Catholic Central League MVP, three-time team MVP. … Represented New England in Brine National Lacrosse Tournament. … Three-time All-Scholastic and CCL All-Star. … Captained football team (linebacker, fullback) and ran track. … Most memorable moment was winning CCL Championship and reaching 300 points. … Favorite class is math. … Enjoys fishing and lifting … WIll play lacrosse at St. Michael’s (Vt.) next year and hopes to own a business one day. … ”(Ralph) played every position but goalie this season and to win the CCL championship his senior year is really the culmination of the time and effort that he has put into this team,” coach Ralph Grillone Jr. said.
Junior two-time captain is three-year starter. … Midfielder had 23 goals and 31 assists. … Two-time CCL All-Star. … Two-time All-Scholastic. … Most memorable moment was clinching league championship at Austin Prep. … Captain of football (linebacker) and swim teams. … Favorite athlete is Derek Jeter. … Favorite class is math. … Member of National Honor Society, choir, mock trial. … Took a service trip to West Virginia. … Qualified for National Merit Scholarship. … “Jimmy is the kind of player that every coach wants playing for him. He always puts the team and it’s success first and as a priority. Even with multiple nagging injuries all season, Jimmy still performed at a high level with no complaints,” coach Ralph Grillone Jr. said.