2006 Montgomery County boys tennis All-Gazette team -- Gazette.Net







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Player of the year

Jared PinskyChurchill, Jr.

Used wicked lefty forehand to compile 16-2 record en route to second consecutive Montgomery County tournament title and third straight state tournament appearance. Struggling with back injury, two-time defending state champion fell in semifinals.

Coach of the year

Jack SchoreBullis, 16th year

Led the Bulldogs to a 15-0 record for their second consecutive undefeated season. Won second straight Interstate Athletic Conference and season-ending Ben Johns tournament titles.

First team

Will BeckBullis, Jr.

Carried weight of Bulldogs’ squad on shoulders well. Used natural power generated by 6-foot-3 frame, coupled with toughness and agility to post a 16-3 record at No. 1 singles. Won No. 1 singles bracket at Ben Johns tournament to help Bulldogs to second straight title.

Chris GoodwinRockville, Soph.

No sophomore slump here. Built on success of last year, displaying a mature game, featuring a variety of spins, speeds and finesse, to boast a 14-2 record. Reached the county tournament final, taking the first set from Pinsky. Won Region II tournament and cruised to final at states.

Adam NewmanWalter Johnson, Sr.

Crafty all-court player, used consistency and strength off the ground, coupled with effective serve, to compile a 12-2 record, including a run to the county semifinals, where he fell to Pinsky.

Dan StahlWhitman, Jr.

Vikings’ No. 1 missed much of season for various U.S. Tennis Association national tournaments, but used big serve and ground game for 8-0 regular-season mark and pushed Pinsky to brink in Region II semifinals.

Andrew ZutzBullis, Jr.

Scrappy player with ability to pull the trigger whenever necessary. Dominated No. 2 singles position this year, going 19-0 without losing a set to help Bulldogs to second consecutive IAC and Ben Johns titles.

Andrew Taylor (Jr.)/Jason Luo (Soph.)Wootton

Stellar at the net, with the ability to keep the ball in play from the baseline, the Patriots’ No. 1 duo went undefeated. Helped Wootton to a second-place finish in the county’s Division I regular season and third-place showing at county meet. Posted a 12-0 mark, including county No. 1 doubles tournament title.

Gregory Howard (Sr.)/Charles Kong (Fr.)Blair

Feared tandem boasted 13-2 record en route to semifinals of county tournament. Helped Blair to second-place finish, just behind three-time defending champion Churchill.

Casey Fashouer (Jr.)/Doug Silverstein (Jr.)Bullis

Relentless duo finished 19-0 at No. 1 doubles, including a win at season-ending Ben Johns tournament. Just as capable of playing consistently from the ground to wear down opponents as hitting the big winners.

Honorable mention

Ronald Kamdem, Bullis, Sr.

Jordan Keen, Sherwood, Soph.

Tim Klanke, Whitman, Fr.

Andrew Marcus, Churchill, Jr.

Patrick Mulquin, Georgetown Prep, Fr.

Felix Sun, Churchill, Fr.

Patt Coan (Soph.)/Jamie Utt (Soph.), Whitman

Brian Lee (Jr.)/Alvin Fludd (Fr.), Bullis

Bradley Canter (Sr.)/Aaron Browner (Jr.), Wootton