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Clockwise from above: Devan Tongue ’19, Chris Ledlum ’19, Ashley LaCross ’21, and Noah Burstein ’19.
THEY SHOOT, SCORE, PIN, AND WIN NMH’s winter athletes continued to exert power and dominance across New England, garnering individual all-league recognition in multiple sports. Girls’ Alpine skiing • Won the Mount Institute Ski League (MISL) championship title for the seventh straight year. Boys’ hockey • Earned first trip to the NEPSAC Elite 8 hockey tournament since 2010. • Surpassed 20 wins for the second year in a row — that’s a first in NMH hockey history. • Forward and captain Devan Tongue ’19 (Bentley) broke an NMH record with 127 goals scored over the season.
•G oalkeeper Connor Hasley ’20 broke an NMH record with eight shutouts in the season.
•W ith 309 career wins, head coach John Carroll ’89 became the winningest coach in NMH basketball history.
Boys’ basketball • Won the NEPSAC AAA championship title for the third consecutive year. • With a 32–6 record, notched the most regular-season wins in NMH history. • Earned 10th consecutive invitation to the National Prep Championship tournament. • Chris Ledlum ’19 (Harvard) broke the NMH record for points scored in a game (51) and in a season (939) and was named the NEPSAC AAA Player of the Year, the Gatorade Massachusetts Boys Basketball Player of the Year, and USA Today Massachusetts Player of the Year.
Wrestling • Won both the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) and Class A league championship titles. • F inished the season ranked 17th in the country. •Y araslau Slavakouski ’19 (Harvard) won an individual National championship; Noah Burstein ’19 (Davidson) and Aiden Hanning ’21 earned All-American titles. •H anning, Jake Shaifer ’21, and Slavakouski earned individual New England championships. •K atie Gatza ’20 won the New England girls’ championship.
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