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1998 All-Met Boys Lacrosse Team

Thursday, June 4, 1998; Page J14

  • Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Honorable Mention

  • First Team
  • Second Team
  • Selection Process

    Danny McCormick
    Landon Senior
    — Repeat All-Met.
    — Four-time all-IAC selection
    — Played key role in several narrow victories for No. 1 Bears. Saved more than 70 percent of shots against him.

    Mike Siegert, Centennial
    — 15-1 Eagles won third state title in his 24 seasons, taking Maryland 2A/1A championship.
    — Ellicott City School won its sixth regional title.
    — Career record 175-101.

    Pos. Player School Year Highlights

    Attack Kyle Campbell Mount Hebron Sr.
    Highlights: Big, dominating offensive force had 218 points in past two seasons.

    Attack Billy Fort Landon Sr.
    Highlights: The quarterback of No. 1 Bears offense had 37 goals and 23 assists.

    A Ryan Metzbower St. Mary's-Annapolis Sr.
    Highlights: One of area's top offensive players. Captain and four-year starter had 30 goals, seven assists.

    Midfield Collin Meerholz Calvert Sr.
    Highlights: Northern student scored a single-season club record 81 goals.

    Midfield Mike Kanach Annandale Sr.
    Highlights: Top player in Northern Virginia set a school record for career points with 229.

    Midfield Peter Ludlam Annapolis Sr.
    Highlights: Faceoff specialist who had 40 goals, 25 assists for the Maryland 4A/3A state champions.

    Midfield Paul Paolisso Centennial Sr.
    Highlights: Led Eagles to Maryland 2A/1A title with 41 goals, 24 assists. Won 66 percent of his faceoffs.

    Defender Sebastian Astrada Bullis Sr.
    Highlights: Four-year starter had 117 ground balls and 95 takeaways for 10-6 Bulldogs.

    Defender Adam Baxter Severna Park Sr.
    Highlights: Helped 13-3 Falcons win Anne Arundel regular season title with 76 takeaways.

    Defender Danny Hauber Watkins Mill Sr.
    Highlights: A true two-way longstick with 21 career goals. Will attend Duke next year.

    Pos. Player School Yr.

    A Mike Hammer Robinson Jr.

    A Terrence Keaney St. Albans Sr.

    A Eric Leibowitz Annandale Sr.

    M Correll Caufield Walter Johnson Sr.

    M Billy Gladding Gonzaga Jr.

    M T.J. Harker Landon Sr.

    D Whit Faris Glenelg Sr.

    D Reid Mortimer Episcopal Sr.

    D Dave Smith Mount Hebron Sr.

    D Parker Williams Georgetown Prep Sr.

    G C.J. Kemp Georgetown Prep Jr.

    ATTACKMEN: Christian Castellani, Langley; Dan Creighton, St. Albans; Mike Egan, Georgetown Prep; Andrew Harrison, Woodbridge; Sung Hwang, W.T. Woodson; Eric Lederer, Sherwood; Chris Lucas, Paul VI; Keith Nechanikey, Good Counsel; Connor Price, St. Stephen's/St.Agnes; Craig Rentch, Annapolis; Mike Riccuci, Seneca Valley; Ben Ryan, Centennial; Greg Sessa, Sherwood; Bryan Warner, Mount Hebron; Christian Weber, Potomac School.

    MIDFIELDERS: Joey Case, Broadneck; Randall Calvert, Centennial; Josh Cornett, Severna Park; Ian Cramsey, W.T. Woodson; Ryan Douglas, Mount Hebron; Nick Kohut, Ireton; Tyler Murray, West Potomac; Beau Pich, St. Mary's-Annapolis; Arthur Rhodes, Landon; Tom Richardson, Langley; Peter Rosan, St. Andrew's; Mike Shuler, Georgetown Prep; Danny Somers, St. Mary's Ryken.

    DEFENDERS: Andy Burman, Landon; Brendan Coppinger, Gonzaga; Matt Ewalt, Calvert; Nick Lesher, St. Albans; Rich Magda, Oakton; Brandon Paul, Sherwood; Jaime Powers, Broadneck; Andrew Walenga, North County; Parker Williams, Georgetown Prep.

    GOALIES: Stephen Armsworthy, St. Mary's Ryken; Mark Bloomquist, North County; Jonathan Higdon, South River; Pat McClammer, Mount Hebron; P.J. Prest, St. Albans.

    Coaches of all Washington metropolitan area schools were invited to submit All-Met nominations. Selections were made by Washington Post scholastic staff members Will Kuhns (boys) and Jon Solomon (girls). Photographs by The Post's Gerald Martineau. The teams were photographed, through the cooperation of the National Park Service, at Pierce Mill, the last operating grain mill on Rock Creek. Mill was built about 1820 and was operated until 1897.

    © Copyright 1998 The Washington Post Company

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