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1997-98 All-Met Ice Hockey Team

Thursday, April 2, 1998

  • Player of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • First Team

  • Second Team
  • Honorable Mention
  • Selection Process

  • 1997-98 All-Met Indoor Track Team

    Front: Emma Wadsworth.Second row: Coach of the Year Hans Farnstrom, Billy Fort, Jacob Jackson and Shane Sauer. Third row: P.J. Prest, Mike Donohue, Duncan Brooks and Jeff Earley.


    Jeff Earley Player of the Year
    Jeff Earley
    DeMatha Catholic High School

  • Senior forward.
  • Had 28 goals and 35 assists for Maryland Scholastic Hockey League tournament champions. Scored three goals in 10-1 victory over Hudson Catholic in the final of the Gonzaga D.C. tournament.
  • Stags' team captain was named to MSHL all-star team.

    Franstrom Coach of the Year
    Hans Farnstrom
    Landon

  • Led 12-2 Bears to Maryland Scholastic Hockey League Capital Conference regular season championship with 9-1 league record. Bethesda school advanced to the MSHL semifinals, where it lost to eventual champion DeMatha.
  • In six seasons, has directed Landon to two appearances in MSHL finals.

    FIRST TEAM

    Billy Fort
    Position: F
    Landon
    Senior
    Had 23 goals and 25 assists this season. Career 70 goals and 85 assists. Scored twice in Landon's 3-1 regular season victory over DeMatha.

    Jacob Jackson
    F
    Gonzaga
    Junior
    Had 33 goals, 23 assists for 21-14-2 Eagles. Had 15 goals and 11 assists as Gonzaga went 8-2 in MSHL. 4.0 grade-point average.

    Emma Wadsworth
    F
    Reston Raiders
    Sophomore
    Yorktown High student had 18 goals and 11 assists in 28 games. Team finished second in MSHL Girls Division with 6-3-1 record. Scored two game-winning goals.

    Mike Donohue
    D
    Sherwood
    Senior
    Team captain and leading scorer with 6 goals and 17 assists for 8-3 Sherwood. Was not called for a penalty this season. Three-time MHSL all-star.

    Duncan Brooks
    D
    River Hill
    Junior
    Led team in its first year of varsity hockey to 11-1 season. Team-highs in goals (16) and assists (14).

    Shane Sauer
    D
    Wootton
    Junior
    Outstanding defender had seven goals, three assists. MHSL All-Star. Plays for Little Capitals Junior B club team. Weighted grade-point average of 4.3.

    P.J. Prest
    G
    St. Albans
    Senior
    Saved 90 percent of shots against him this season. Had 2.9 goals against average for Bulldogs, who went 7-3 in MSHL, 10-10 overall.Four-time team MVP.

    SECOND TEAM

    F Dan Collins DeMatha
    F Eli Golfer Wootton
    F C.J. Kemp Georgetown Prep
    F Brian Markowitz Churchill
    F Ryan Okomoto DeMatha
    F Mike Steier Oakton
    D Michael Carlson St. Albans
    G Brad Holzwart Gonzaga

    HONORABLE MENTION

    Forwards: Brian Adams, Landon; Jon Burton, Bethesda-Chevy Chase; Ryan Cullison, Glenelg; Chris Douglas, St. Mary's-Annapolis; Lane Fogarty, Holton-Arms; Leah Gitajn, Montgomery Youth (Rockville H.S.); Greg Hendrix, Atholton; Vit Iehm, Whitman; Mina Pell, National Cathedral; Lisa Rasmussen, Holton-Arms; Willy Rasmussen, St. Albans; Chris Scott, DeMatha; Josh Steinfeld, Wootton; Alex Vap, St. Albans; Brad Watts, Magruder; Micki Young, Holton-Arms.

    Defensemen: Tom Adrian, Landon; Gavin Fig, Churchill; Jan Hittle, Montgomery Youth (Damascus H.S.); Lexie Lewis, Gonzaga; Brian St. Clair, DeMatha.

    Goaltenders: Lenny Barnard, DeMatha; Steve Otte, River Hill; B.J. Scutt, Good Counsel; Patrick Winter, Georgetown Prep.

    SELECTION PROCESS

    Coaches at more than 70 high schools in the Washington metropolitan area which field ice hockey varsity or club teams were asked to submit nominations of athletes on their team and opposing teams.

    Selections by Chris Swezey of The Post's scholastic staff.

    Photos taken by The Post's Gerald Martineau at the Lab School in Northwest Washington.

    © Copyright 1998 The Washington Post Company


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