G Alex Joyce
Landon / Sr.
Stopped 67 percent of shots faced with two shutouts in leading the Bears to an IAC title. Will play for Georgetown.
D Curt Brooks
Wootton / Sr.
Physical stopper led Patriots in groundballs. Transition threat with eight goals and six assists. Will play for Georgetown.
D Nick Fields
Bullis / Jr.
6-foot-3 Johns Hopkins recruit led IAC finalist Bulldogs in caused turnovers and groundballs.
D Luke Miller
Gonzaga / Sr.
Hobart recruit matched up with many of the area’s top attackers, anchoring a defense that ceded about four goals per game.
MF Brent Armstrong
St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes / Sr.
Tallied 48 goals and 30 assists for VISAA-champion Saints. Member of U-19 national team. Will play for North Carolina.
MF Hank Brown
Landon / Sr.
Made an impact at both ends for Bears. Led IAC champion in points with 26 goals and 14 assists. Will play for Drexel. VIDEO
MF Nick Mazza
Calverton / Jr.
Penn State recruit paced a dynamic offense with 55 goals, helping Cougars to MILL title and school-record 17 wins.
A Sean Ahearn
Langley / Sr.
Three-time state champion led Saxons’ precision attack with 57 goals, 39 assists. Will play for Lynchburg.
A Kylor Bellistri
Bullis / Sr.
Known as one of area’s top leaders and toughest around the net. Had 40 goals and 18 assists. Will play for Brown. VIDEO
A Ben Chisolm
South River / Jr.
Maryland recruit had 63 goals and seven assists to help the Seahawks finish 20-0 and win the Maryland 4A/3A title.
A Liam Giblin
Georgetown Prep / Sr.
Gifted distributor had 20 goals and 41 assists this season, finishing with 166 career points. Will play for Johns Hopkins.
Coach of the year: Paul Noone
The fifth-year coach guided the Seahawks to the area's only perfect boys' lacrosse season this spring. They went 20-0 en route to Anne Arundel County and Maryland 4A/3A titles. In the state final, South River erased a seven-goal deficit against Westminster, storming back for a 10-8 victory. Noone, who has an 80-12 career record, also led the team to its first state title in 2009.
Player bios by Matt Brooks and Eric Detweiler - The Washington Post. Photos by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post.
Published June 10, 2012.