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All-Mets All-Mets
Front row, from left to right: Michelle Griffin (Lake Braddock), Carolyn Marckesano (Langley), Jennifer Whited (Stafford). Second row: Coach Lauren John (Langley), Jamie Schell (Gaithersburg), Lindsey Montana (Potomac Falls), Ashley Crowder (Langley). Back row: Coach Mike Personick (Fairfax), Sean Doolan (Fairfax), Nadov Simenauer (Herndon), Ray Hacker (Fairfax), Justin Spring (Lake Braddock), Scott Flinn (Madison). Not pictured: Andrew Centofante (Langley). (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

Gymnast of the Year
Coach of the Year
First Team
Honorable Mention

Gymnast of the Year
Justin Spring
Lake Braddock, Jr.

Reigning U.S. Junior National champion on high bar and parallel bars. Set Virginia record in the all-around with 57.4, then broke his own record later in the season, scoring 57.6. Scored 9.9 on high bar this season.

Coach of the Year
Mike Personick

Guided the Rebels to team titles at the Liberty District and Northern Region championships. Three of his gymnasts finished among the top five in all six individual events -- and the all-around -- at the Liberty District meet.

First Team
Andrew Centofante
Langley, Sr.

Four-year gymnast is considered top all-around gymnast among Northern Virginia seniors. Finished second on parallel bars at Liberty District championships (9.3).

Sean Doolan
Fairfax, Jr.

Won all-around title at Northern Region championships with a 57.45, 0.15 shy of state record. Swept all six individual events, and the all-around, at the Liberty District championships.

Scott Flinn
Madison, Jr.

Finished second on rings (9.3) and fourth all-around (53.05) at Northern Region championships. Helped Madison to a second-place team finish at Liberty District meet.

Ray Hacker
Fairfax, Jr.

Major factor for Liberty District and Northern Region champions. Won rings title at regionals, scoring 9.45. Finished second in every event except parallel bars at districts.

Nadov Simenauer
Herndon, Jr.

Won Concorde District all-around and finished third in all-around at Northern Region meet (54.05). Helped Herndon win district title and finish second at regionals.

Honorable Mention
David Aytes, Herndon, Fr.
Ben Carter, Herndon, Jr.
Josh Coblenz, Jefferson, Fr.
Billy Devane, Robinson, Jr.
Ernie French, Chesapeake, Jr.
Ben Granofsky, Chesapeake, Jr.
Kris Moir, Old Mill, Sr.
Nathan Rhodes, Robinson, Soph.
Nathan Sarfaty, Chantilly, Sr.
Robert Sinclair, Centreville, Jr.
Brad Spicer, Fairfax, Soph.
Brandon Terrell, Centreville, Jr.
Scott Thompson, Jefferson, Jr.
Kevin Togashi, Madison, Fr.
Chris Yurek, Oakton, Sr.

Gymnast of the Year
Coach of the Year
First Team
Honorable Mention

Gymnast of the Year
Jamie Schell
Gaithersburg, Sr.

Maryland's most dominant gymnast led Gaithersburg to team titles at Montgomery County and Maryland title meets. Won bars, floor, vault and all-around titles at county and state championships. Scored 9.9 on vault at state championships.

Coach of the Year
Lauren John

First-year coach led a freshman-filled squad to Virginia AAA Liberty District and Northern Region team titles. At state championship meet, guided Langley to third-place finish, highest among Northern Virginia schools.

First Team
Ashley Crowder
Langley, Fr.

One of the key components behind Langley's Liberty District and Northern Region team titles. Finished second in all-around at Liberty District and Northern Region championships.

Michelle Griffin
Lake Braddock, Sr.

Won vault and beam titles at Concorde District championships and beam title (9.65) at Northern Region meet. Was second all-around at districts and third at regionals.

Carolyn Marckesano
Langley, Fr.

Won Northern Region all-around (38.15), vault (9.75), and floor (9.675) titles. Finished third in the all-around at state championships with season-high score of 38.875.

Lindsey Montana
Potomac Falls, Jr.

Two-time Northwestern District champion helped Panthers claim district team title. Was among Northern Virginia gymnasts at state championship meet in the all-around (37.20).

Jennifer Whited
Stafford, Sr.

Won all-around title at Commonwealth District and Northwestern Region championships. Helped lead Stafford to a fourth-place finish at Virginia AAA championship meet.

Honorable Mention
Devon Bartok, Loudoun Valley. Sr.
Sarah Brown, Stafford, Sr.
Amanda Esposito, Centreville, Soph
Adriana Harvey, Stonewall Jackson, Jr.
Kristin Hunt, Langley, Jr.
Jordan Jeffrey, Lake Braddock, Jr.
Aimee Little, Stafford, Sr
Jennifer Little, Stafford, Soph.
Elisa Padilla, Potomac Falls, Sr.
Britany Raymond, Broad Run, Fr.
Emily Reber, Langley, Soph.
Colleen Schwartz, Stafford, Fr.
Amber Smith, Centreville, Jr.
Kelly Stevison, Osbourn Park, Soph.
Stephanie Sullivan, Quince Orchard, Soph.
Shelly Vogan, South Lakes, Sr.

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