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All-Mets All-Mets
Front row, from left to right: Mary Kovarik (Madison), Jessica Vanderdys (Centreville), Rachel Williams (Sidwell Friends). Second row: Coach Tom Mendenhall (Wootton), Kristen James (Centreville), Katie Ruckert (Madison), Veronica Brown (Magruder). Back row: Treat Huey (St. Stephen's/St. Agnes), Jason Pinsky (Churchill), Logan West (Sidwell Friends), Rowan Reynolds (St. Albans), Alex Hume (Episcopal), David Emery (W.T. Woodson). Not pictured: Coach Bill Stahr (Centreville), Troy Demers (Annapolis), Katie Blaszak (Flint Hill). (Jonathan Newton - The Washington Post)

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

Player of the Year
David Emery
W.T. Woodson, Sr.

Three-time All-Met went undefeated to win the Liberty District title for the third straight year. Had 74-7 career record entering regionals. Two-time runner-up in state championships. Virginia Tech signee is ranked No. 6 by the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Association in boys 18-and-under singles.

Coach of the Year
Tom Mendenhall

First-year coach led Patriots to the Montgomery County team championship, defeating Churchill by one point. The victory snapped Churchill's seven-year run as county champion. Wootton finished 11-1; its only loss was in a regular season match against Churchill.

First Team
Troy Demers
Annapolis, Sr.

Defending Maryland singles champion won Anne Arundel County championship with second consecutive undefeated season (30-0). Has a top 10 MATA ranking in 18-and-under singles.

Treat Huey
St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Fr.

Went 12-2 in his first Interstate Athletic Conference season, losing to All-Mets Alex Hume and Rowan Reynolds. Won the No. 2 singles title at the Ben Johns Invitational.

Alex Hume
Episcopal, Jr.

Finished season undefeated (15-0) in Independent Athletic Conference play. Captured the No. 1 singles title at the Ben Johns Invitational. Has a top-20 MATA ranking in 18-and-under singles.

Jason Pinsky
Churchill, Fr.

Won the Montgomery County and Maryland Region II singles championships. Had 9-1 record going into state tournament. MATA ranking: No. 4 in 16-and-under singles.

Rowan Reynolds
St. Albans, Jr.

Finished season 11-2, was runner-up in singles at the Ben Johns Invitational. Helped Bulldogs take second at Ben Johns. Has a top-10 MATA ranking in 18-and-under singles.

Logan West
Sidwell Friends, Sr.

Went 13-3 this season, giving him a career record of 54-14. Ranked No. 1 one in doubles by MATA in both 18-and-under and 16-and-under. Committed to Dartmouth.

Honorable Mention
Kris Barnes, Gaithersburg, Sr.
Paul Bristow, Robinson, Jr.
Michael Buff, Wilson, Sr.
Jamon Clayton, Oxon Hill, Jr.
Michael Coleman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fr.
Brian Fitzgerald, O'Connell, Fr.
Tim Halter, Linganore, Sr.
Peter Hererra, Lake Braddock, Sr.
Michael James, Centreville, Fr.
Brent Kaye, Sr., Langley, Sr.
Chris Lee, Georgetown Day, Sr.
Justin Marlowe, North Stafford, Sr.
Jeppy Moss, Woodberry Forest, Sr.
Tyler Neemann, Stonewall Jackson, Sr.
Matt Railes, Bullis, Jr.
Phillip Simmonds, South Lakes, Fr.
Dominic Soeur, Herdon, Sr.
Shaul Yecheskel, Bethesda Chevy-Chase, Sr.

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

Player of the Year
Katie Ruckert
Madison, Sr.

Three-time Player of the Year and four-time All-Met won third straight Virginia AAA singles title en route to a 32-1 record. Over her four-year career, the Texas signee has won four Liberty District singles and doubles titles and three Northern Region singles championships.

Coach of the Year
Bill Stahr

First-year coach lead the Wildcats to 20-0 and their third straight Virginia AAA team title. The Chantilly pro has taught Washington area players who have gone onto compete in the Mid-Atlantic Tennis Association championships as well as United States Tennis Association national tournaments.

First Team
Katie Blaszak
Flint Hill, Sr.

Four-time All-Met won the ISL A Division singles title for the fourth consecutive year. Career record: 53-0. Will play for Vanderbilt next year.

Veronica Brown
Magruder, Jr.

Finished season 20-0, winning Montgomery County singles championship. Helped Colonels finish second in Montgomery County tournament.

Kristen James
Centreville, Jr.

Went 31-3 and was runner-up to All-Met Katie Ruckert in the Virginia AAA singles championship. Ruckert was the only player to defeat James this season.

Mary Kovarik
Madison, Sr.

Was 28-3 in singles and teamed with Katie Ruckert to win second straight Virginia AAA doubles title. Ranked No. 1 by Mid-Atlantic Tennis Association in 18-and-under singles.

Jessica Vanderdys
Centreville, Jr.

Has lost one match in three seasons for the Wildcats, winning state team championships in each year. Ranked No. 2 by MATA in 18-and-under singles.

Rachel Williams
Sidwell Friends, Jr.

Captured second consecutive ISL AA Division singles title, going 13-1 for the undefeated Quakers. Only loss came to All-Met Katie Blaszak. MATA ranking: No. 4 in 18-and-under singles.

Honorable Mention
Marianne Baker, Glenelg, Soph.
Ana-Maria Chmiel, Madison, Sr.
Kristin Eck, Stafford, Sr.
Nicole Falls, Maret, Sr.
Rheanna Gaskins, Magruder, Jr.
Blakely Griffith, Loudoun County, Soph.
Tanya Gulnick, Thomas Johnson, Fr.
Susan Johnson, Severna Park, Jr.
Madeleine Long, Holy Cross, Fr.
Ashley Pariser, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Fr.
Lesley Price, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jr.
Diane Pulupa, Walter Johnson, Sr.

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