Player of the Year
Statistics don’t show the repeat first-teamer’s importance. Two-time All-State selection, future University of Maryland, Baltimore County player was the maestro in Wolverines’ devastating counterattack, leading the program to its first state championship.
Coach of the Year
Watkins Mill, 11th season
Has coached many great players but never had such a successful season. Helmed program to initial region title, then Class 3A state championship, in what he called “just a really special season.”
Internationally accomplished, the county’s most indispensable player to his team was its top scorer with 15 goals.
Nearly flawless in first full season at center back; scored playoff game-winner against Montgomery Blair.
First-team All-State player controlled center of pitch and then some for one of county’s most talented teams in ages.
Once-in-blue-moon season for freshman; 11 goals, 18 assists thanks to skill beyond age.
Repeat first-teamer has dazzling individual skill; rated 34th top junior prospect in nation by ESPN.
Four-year starter took on larger role this season; Vikings’ top scorer one year after state championship run.
Tall, versatile, repeat first-teamer; scored 11 goals, mostly at striker; plays center midfield and defense for club team.
Rated 23rd top senior prospect in country by ESPN; verbally committed to University of Virginia verbal, “most dangerous player in IAC,” according to rival coach.
James H. Blake
Going to play for Towson University, he backed one of stingiest defenses in county; helped Bengals to their best season in a while.
Often spectacular for a 12-win team with second lowest goals-against average in county; six shutouts.
Brendan Carney, Poolesville, senior, forward
Johnny DeMoya, Sherwood, junior, goalie
Marco Lazo, Northwest, senior, midfield
Brandon Parr, Thomas S. Wootton, senior, defender
Marshall Peters, Landon, junior, forward
Nathaniel Phillips, Richard Montgomery, junior, midfield
Zach Robinson, Thomas S. Wootton, senior, defender
Noah Sheetz-Ziegel, Walter Johnson, senior, forward
Moussa Traore, James Hubert Blake, senior, forward
William Yougnia, Watkins Mill, senior, forward
Gedion Zelalem, Walter Johnson, freshman, midfield
Obed Agyei, Watkins Mill; Thomas Alvarez, Clarksburg; Jean Bangweni, John F. Kennedy; Donald Benanma, Montgomery Blair; Gianluca Capraro, Quince Orchard; Oscar Carcamo, Watkins Mill; Chris Comfort, Poolesville; Colie Daniels, Georgetown Preparatory; Jimmy Doll, Bethesda-Chevy Chase; Zach Fingerhut, Bullis; Andrew Furman, Northwood; Matt Hoy, Thomas S. Wootton; Jamie Merriam, Col. Zadok Magruder; Pierre Mensah, Walter Johnson; Marcos Moradel, Albert Einstein; Crispin Muessle, Churchill; Cesar Romero, Albert Einstein; Robert Strand, Richard Montgomery; Jessy Valdez, Paint Branch; Curtis Wynne, Northwest