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1998 All-Met Boys Tennis Team

Thursday, June 4, 1998; Page J09

  • Player of the Year
  • First Team
  • Honorable Mention
  • Selection Process


  • PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    Yorke Allen
    Potomac School Junior
    — Two-time All-Met.
    — Member of U.S. junior national team was 6-0 this season against high school competition.
    — Ranked fifth in nation among players 16-and under, No. 1 regionally by the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Association.

    FIRST TEAM
    Player School Class Record

    Nitin Deodhar Wootton Sr. 17-0
    Highlights: Montgomery County champion did not lose a set this season. needs state update

    Pat Guarneri Landon Soph. 8-6
    Highlights: Ranked No. 3 by MATA for players 16-and-under. Third in recent MATA regional 16-and-under tournament.

    Carter Morris St. Albans Jr. 12-1
    Highlights: Two-time All-Met. Won No. 1 flight of Ben Johns tournament. IAC player of the year.

    Ramez Qamer Robinson Jr. 7-0
    Highlights: Three-time All-Met. Played through sore shoulder this spring in helping Rams finish 14-1. Ranked nationally among top 10 players 16-and-under.

    Damiisa Robinson Bullis Jr. 11-2
    Highlights: All-IAC selection was second in Ben Johns tournament. Helped 13-0 Bulldogs to IAC team title.

    Bryan Rowland DeMatha Sr. 18-3
    Highlights: Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champion won eight junior tournaments over past year.

    Andy Vu South Lakes Sr. 21-2
    Highlights: Four-time all-Northern Region selection won Northern Region title. Ranked No. 3 in MATA 18-and-under. Signed with Texas A&M.

    Coach George Thayer, DeMatha
    Highlights: Directed 19-0 Stags to a third consecutive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship. Hyattsville team earned invitation to National Prep championships.

    HONORABLE MENTION
    Bradley Allen, Potomac School; Greg Chambers, The Heights; Chris Curtis, Annandale; Herman Dawson, Central (Md.); Donald Despertt, Theodore Roosevelt; David Emery, W.T. Woodson; Alex Ginsberg, Churchill; Daniel Greenblatt, Severna Park; Clint Lee, Eleanor Roosevelt; John Logan, Westlake; Bryant Mohns, Gonzaga; John Moss, James Monroe; Erik Nudo, Eleanor Roosevelt; Roger Pastore, Langley; Brenton Peterson, Flint Hill; Gary Porter, Severna Park; David Rao, Osbourn; Chris Rivera, Lee; H'Cone Thompson, DeMatha; Brett Warner, Madison; Eric Wong, Westlake; Caleb Zigas, Wilson.

    HOW THE TEAMS WERE SELECTED
    Coaches in the various sports at more than 240 high schools in the Washington metropolitan area were invited to submit All-Met nominations. Selections were made by Washington Post scholastic staff members Josh Barr (boys and girls tennis) and Matt Weeks (boys and girls rowing).Photographs by The Post's Gerald Martineau. The rowing teams were photographed at the amphitheater on the grounds of Fairfax City Hall. The tennis teams were photographed at Vaquero, a 17-foot tall work by Luis Jimenez. It has been outside the National Museum of American Art since 1990.

    © Copyright 1998 The Washington Post Company




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