Hearst Connecticut Media Super 15 Baseball All-Star Team

MVP: Randy Polonia, Trinity Catholic


A case could be made for Polonia as both the best pitcher and best shortstop in the state. Batted .476 (.508 in FCIAC) with 30 hits, 23 runs, 11 RBIs, seven stolen bases, .548 OBP and .523 sluggingwhile only striking out four times.

On the mound, Polonia had a 1.29 ERA over 49 innings with 57 strikeouts, eight walks and five complete games while posting a 6-1 record. Named All-FCIAC and All-State for the second straight season and named FCIAC player of the year this season.

At shortstop, made both the routine and spectacular plays with vast range and a strong arm.


Brendan Donohue, Darien


Second baseman hit leadoff for the Blue Wave, batting .387 with 23 runs scored and 14 stolen bases.

The Blue Wave captain had a .519 OBP and was hit by 13 pitches.

He was one of the FCIAC’s top defensive infielders for a team that finished 17-6 and a Class L quarterfinalist. Named first team All-FCIAC .

He will play at Middlebury College.


Sam Ellinwood, Staples


As one of the FCIAC’s top defensive shortstops, Ellinwood anchored a Wreckers’ team that went 17-4, finishing in first place in the FCIAC regular season.

Ellinwood hit .410 with 28 hits, three home runs, 15 RBIs and six stolen bases.

Named first-team All-FCIAC.


Kyle Dunster, Greenwich


The senior right-hander was one of the most dominant pitchers in the state, going 6-2 with a 1.50 ERA, while registering more than 50 strikeouts.

Was selected in the 38th round by the New York Mets in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.

Dunster will play at Boston College.

A first team All-State, All-FCIAC selection, Dunster also helped power the Cardinals at the plate from the top and middle of the order while dispalying a strong arm in right and left field.


John Amendola, ND-West Haven


Senior right-hander went 10-3 with a 0.89 ERA and four saves.

Struck out 66 batters in 81 innings.

Pitched in all five Class L state tournament games for the Green Knights (21-5), notching three wins and two saves in 23 innings.

Hurled a complete-game four-hitter as ND-WH beat Masuk 9-2 for the Class L championship.

SCC all-Quinnipiac … Will play at Division I Northeastern

Sebastian DiMauro, Amity


Senior outfielder helped lead Amity (19-9) to back-to-back Class LL championships.

Came on in relief to earn saves in the LL state semifinals and final, the latter an 8-2 win over Southington.

Scored two runs in a SCC semifinal win over Law.

SCC all-Housatonic.


Mike Foley, Warde


Senior outfielder hit .310 in the regular season with four home runs and 13 RBIs.

Also scored 21 runs, stole 11 bases and recorded six doubles and one triple.

Hit .430 with six RBIs in the postseason for the Mustangs (18-9), who captured their first FCIAC title and reached the Class LL semifinals.

First team all-FCIAC.


Greg Hennessey Newtown


Senior outfielder batted .423 with 12 RBIs.

Recorded three triples, four doubles, 13 runs scored and seven steals.

First-team all-SWC.

Helped lead Newtown to a 12-11 record and the second round of the LL state playoffs.

Kevin Hickey, Ludlowe


Senior batted .410 with 18 RBIs for the Falcons, who went 13-9 and reached the FCIAC and Class LL playoffs.

On the mound, went 7-2 with a 1.61 ERA and 50 strikeouts.

First team all-FCIAC.


Kevin Johnson, Law


Senior right-hander went 9-1 on the mound for the Lawmen (21-5).

Pitched complete-game shutouts in a pair of Class L tournament wins — 1-0 over New Fairfield in the first round and 3-0 over Darien in the quarterfinals.

SCC Player of the Year.

SCC all-Hammonasset.


Ronnie Rossomando, Bunnell


Junior right-hander went 7-2 with a 1.60 ERA and two complete games in 10 starts.

Struck out 91 in 61 1/3 innings.

Also a first baseman, he batted .338 with two home runs and 21 RBIs.

Gatorade State Player of the Year.

First team all-SWC.

Helped Bunnell go 19-6 with a trip to the Class L quarterfinals.

Committed to UConn.


Avery Santos, Trumbull


Senior hit .474 with one homer and 19 RBIs in the regular season.

Had nine doubles and scored 17 runs.

Pitched to a 5-1 record with a 1.89 ERA and two saves.

First team all-FCIAC.

Had two hits in Trumbull’s LL state quarterfinal loss to Warde.

Helped lead the Eagles (18-8) to their third straight FCIAC final.


Dillon Stimpson, Notre Dame-Fairfield


Sophomore right-hander logged an 11-1 record with 107 strikeouts for the Lancers (19-6).

Went 8-0 in the regular season with a 0.76 ERA in 64 inning.

Pitched three one-hitters and held opponents to a .154 average.

Helped the Lancers capture their first SWC title, winning two games in the tournament.

First team all-SWC.


Kevin Stone, Fairfield Prep


Junior right-hander went 6-1 with a 2.48 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 53 2/3 innings.

Batted .345 with 15 RBIs and 12 runs scored.

SCC all-Quinnipiac.

Led the Jesuits to a 17-3 finish in the regular season and the top seed in the LL state playoffs.


Nick Williams, St. Joseph


Senior right-hander went 9-2 with a 0.93 ERA for the Cadets (18-8).

Struck out 92 batters in 75 1/3 innings.

Batted .444 with three home runs and 22 RBIs.

Pitched a complete-game four-hitter with 10 strikeouts against Waterford in the second round of the Class M tournament.

Drove in the go-ahead run and earned the win in relief against Montville in the M quarterfinals.

First team all-FCIAC


Coach of the Year: Mark Caron, Warde


In his 10th season, he guided the Mustangs to their first FCIAC championship.

Reached the Class LL semifinals, where the Mustangs (18-9) lost to eventual runner-up Southington 6-5.

Went 12-8 in the regular season, then reeled off six straight victories.

The Mustangs beat a pair of higher seeds in the LL playoffs, including second-seeded Staples.


The champions


  • Class LL: Amity
  • Class L: ND-West Haven
  • Class M: Rocky Hill
  • Class S: Portland
  • FCIAC: Warde
  • SWC: ND-Fairfield
  • SCC: Xavier NVL: Holy Cross
Jeff Bustraan