GREATNESS REIGNS

(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)

The area’s best spring sports athletes in baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer, track & field, tennis, rowing, golf and gymnastics.

POY: JB Bukauskas,
Stone Bridge

Baseball

With a fastball clocked at 100 mph, did not allow an earned run during a 7-0 campaign that included 88 strikeouts for the region champion Bulldogs.

POY: Meggie Dejter,
Sherwood

Softball

Dominant ace led the Warriors to a third straight undefeated, Maryland 4A title season, allowing only eight earned runs over 20 games.

POY: Charlie Horning,
Georgetown Prep

Lacrosse: Boys

Most dynamic player on the area’s top team led the Little Hoyas with 82 points, averaging nearly two goals per game for the 19-1 IAC champions.

POY: Gussie Johns,
St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Lacrosse: Girls

Fearlessly active around the crease, four-time all-American goalie saved nearly 60 percent of shots faced, recording 173 saves for ISL AA champions.

AOY: Noah Lyles,
T.C. Williams

Track & Field: Boys

Entered the elite ranks nationally, winning Virginia 6A championships in the 100 and 200 and helping the Titans to 4x100, 4x400 and team state titles.

AOY: Caroline Alcorta,
West Springfield

Track & Field: Girls

Completed stellar career with Virginia 6A state titles in the 1,600 and 3,200 and helped rally her distance medley relay team to a Penn Relays championship.

POY: Maycol Nunez,
Washington-Lee

Soccer: Boys

Sensational sophomore used blend of size and power to become the region’s most prolific scorer with 37 goals and 12 assists for the Va. 6A state semifinalists.

POY: Laila Gray,
Chantilly

Soccer: Girls

Two-time All-Met and 6A North region player of the year paced the Chargers to a third straight league title with 22 goals and four assists.

POY: Josh Hublitz,
Potomac School

Tennis: Boys

Two-time All-Met did not lose a match in singles or doubles in the regular season, compiled a 21-1 record and led the Panthers to their second VISAA team title.

POY: Lizzie Stewart,
Oakton

Tennis: Girls

Repeat Player of the Year ran the table for another undefeated season, claiming conference, region and Virginia state singles titles for the Cougars.

POY: Bryana Nguyen,
Atholton

Golf

Shattered the Maryland state record for girls and boys with an 8-under 134 to win the state title one year after winning the individual girls’ state championship.

GOY: Katie Freix,
Westfield

Gymnastics

Placed first in the all-around at the Conference 5 meet, rode a first-place beam routine to a third-place finish in the Va. 6A North all-around and took third at states.