All-Met All-Mets
Front row (left to right): Andie Alexander, O'Connell; Sierra Mitchell, Calvert; Beth Mullins, North County; David Miller, Oakton; Abbey Welch, McDonough; Courtney Bures, Stonewall Jackson; Kristin Fusco, Pallotti. Second row: Karie Morrison, Park View; Cara L'Etoile, O'Connell; Jessica Burke, Loudoun Valley; Matt Foley, Madison; Mitch Saum, Riverdale Baptist; Megan Elliott, Calvert; Liz Anderson, Oakton; Veronica Skinner, Park View. Third row: Vyt Rivers, Atholton; Alex Vitale, Severna Park; Cassidy Doane, West Springfield; Jess Luckett, Bishop Ireton; Lauren Frankiewicz, Madison; Josh Campbell, Fauquier; A.J. Tinnirella, Centennial. Fourth row: Daryl Thompson, La Plata; Casey Baron, Paint Branch; Jared Kubin, Oakton; Victor Hamisevicz, Gonzaga; Jay Sborz, Langley; Robbie Campbell, DeMatha; Matthew Montgomery, Watkins Mill; Matt Petersen, St. John's. Back: Coach Chris DiLandro, Westfield. Not pictured: Coach Mel Montgomery, Old Mill. (John McDonnell - The Washington Post)

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

Player of the Year
Matt Foley
Madison, C, Sr.

Foley's eye-popping offensive numbers (.520 slugging percentage in 63 at-bats) often overshadow his defense -- he threw out 13 of 18 would-be base-stealers. Has been a vocal leader all season, as he was last year, when Madison went 29-0 and won the Virginia AAA championship. He will attend Virginia Tech.



Coach of the Year
Mel Montgomery
Old Mill

In his 25th year, Montgomery guided the Patriots to the Anne Arundel County championship and 10 straight victories heading into the Maryland 4A championship game. Under Montgomery's steady leadership, Old Mill went 4-0 in one-run games this spring.



First Team
Pitcher
Robbie Campbell
DeMatha, Sr.

Earned the win in WCAC title game for second straight year. Right-hander finished 8-1 with 1.08 ERA and 56 strikeouts, improving career record to 17-3.

Pitcher
Matthew Montgomery
Watkins Mill, Sr.

Repeat All-Met went 7-0 and yielded three earned runs. Struck out 70 in 44 innings and hit .435. Committed to play for Young Harris Junior College in North Carolina.

Pitcher
Vyt Rivers
Atholton, Sr.

Led defending Maryland 2A champions back to region final with a 7-3 record and 54 strikeouts. Also hit a team-high .470 with five home runs and 35 RBI.

Pitcher
Jay Sborz
Langley, Sr.

Overpowering right-hander struck out 116 batters in 59 innings en route to a 6-2 record and 0.71 ERA. Yielded 26 hits while batting .364 with six home runs.

Pitcher
Daryl Thompson
La Plata, Sr.

Hard-throwing right-hander was 5-1 with 1.30 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 46 innings, yielding 23 hits and 15 walks. Batted .370.

First Base
Alex Vitale
Severna Park, Sr.

Sparked Maryland 3A finalist with 6 home runs, 12 doubles, 35 RBI and 31 stolen bases. Hit better than .500 for the second straight year.

Second Base
David Miller
Oakton, Sr.
Leadoff hitter batted .481, scored 20 runs and led Cougars with .667 on-base percentage. Named AAA Concorde District player of the year.

Third Base
Mitch Saum
Riverdale Baptist, Jr.
Hit .417, led Crusaders with eight home runs and 43 RBI, and earned all-tournament honors four times. Also went 2-0 on the mound.

Shortstop
A.J. Tinnirella
Centennial, Sr.

Helped Eagles to a share of Howard County title with a .672 batting average, 7 home runs, 26 runs scored and 21 stolen bases. Committed just four errors in 56 attempts.

Outfield
Casey Baron
Paint Branch, Sr.

Maryland signee hit .556 with four home runs and 23 RBI. The left-hander tossed a five-inning perfect game and finished 5-2 with a 1.50 ERA and 65 strikeouts.

Outfield
Josh Campbell
Fauquier, Sr.

Ideal leadoff batter has hit safely in all but two games the past two seasons. Batted .457 with 7 home runs, 20 runs batted in, 25 runs scored and 14 steals.

Outfield
OF Jared Kubin
Oakton, Jr.

Led AAA Concorde District champs with .508 batting average, 32 hits, .905 slugging percentage and 29 runs scored. Also hit seven home runs and drove in 25 runs.

Utility
Matt Petersen
St. John's, Sr.

Four-year starter was 6-2 on the mound and hit .460 with four home runs. First-team all-WCAC pitcher also played first base, left field and right field.

Designated Hitter
Victor Hamisevicz
Gonzaga, Sr.

Six-foot-four power hitter led Eagles with .585 average, 9 home runs, 28 runs scored and 25 RBI, earning WCAC player of the year honors.



Second Team
Pitchers
Chad Kerfoot
Northern, Sr.

Chuck Mellies
Centreville, Sr.

JJ Panell
O'Connell, Sr.

Donnie Presley
Notre Dame, Sr.

Jess Stewart
Osbourn, Sr.

Catcher
Bernie Harvey
Old Mill, Sr.

Infielders
1B -- Carlos Rivera
Stone Bridge, Sr.

2B -- Danny Gulino
Mount Vernon, Sr.

SS -- Josh Richardson
Blair, Sr.

3B -- Andrew Bechta
Centennial, Sr.

Outfielders
Nick Bowen
Chesapeake, Sr.

Mike Sufczynski
St. John's, Sr.

Tyler Young
Old Mill, Sr.

Utility
Ben Reade
Robinson, Sr.



Honorable Mention
Pitchers
John Adams, Potomac (Va.), Jr.
Mike Anton, River Hill, Sr.
Demetrius Barnes, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.
Brad Beck, Wakefield, Sr.
Greg Berlin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.
Josh Canova, Madison, Sr.
Phillip Chapman, Forest Park, Sr.
Mike Clark, Riverdale Baptist, Sr.
Sean Corcoran, Calvert, Sr.
Nick Couzantino, Old Mill, Sr.
Asher Demme, South Lakes, Sr.
Steve Evans, Chapelgate Christian, Sr.
Evan Frederickson, Oakton, Soph.
Kendall Hurst, Parkdale, Sr.
Jorge Laboy, Hylton, Jr.
Kevin Marrie, River Hill, Sr.
Matt McCarty, Sherando, Soph.
Keith Moreland, St. John's, Jr.
Kenny Moreland, Lee, Sr.
Michael Murphy, Potomac School, Jr.
Chris Nann, Damascus, Sr.
Brett Rembold, Chantilly, Sr.
Chorey Spoone, Northeast, Sr.
Brett Tidball, Georgetown Prep, Sr.
Jeff Williams, Gaithersburg, Sr.

Catchers
Mike Cassidy, Bishop Ireton, Sr.
Ed Jablonski, Oakton, Sr.
Adam Melis, Wootton, Sr.
Preston Pehrson, Broadneck, Sr.

Infielders
John Bigley, Hylton, Jr.
Emmanuel Burriss, Wilson, Sr.
Mike Cardany, Urbana, Sr.
Brian Conley, Quince Orchard, Jr.
Justin Crowell, Thomas Stone, Sr.
Steven Gonzalez, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.
Landon Gouveia, Stone Bridge, Jr.
Adam Grap, Mount Hebron, Sr.
Travis Johnson, Annandale, Sr.
Chris Kearney, Osbourn, Sr.
Joel Katz, Watkins Mill, Sr.
Benji Marshall, Gaithersburg, Sr.
Danny Melvin, Stafford, Sr.
Tyler Owens, Loudoun Valley, Sr.
Joe Palumbo, DeMatha, Jr.
Chris Romanow, Potomac Falls, Jr.
Anthony Russell, DeMatha, Jr.
Ben Sheehan, Georgetown Day, Sr.
Brandon Snyder, Westfield, Soph.
Zach Terrell, Manassas Park, Soph.
Anthony Williams, Northeast, Sr.

Outfielders
Mike Bianucci, W.T. Woodson, Soph.
David Collins, Northern, Sr.
Robert Gemmill, The Heights, Jr.
T.J. Guinan, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.
Andrew Jensen, Severna Park, Sr.
Kyle Morgan, Hayfield, Sr.
Kyle Skellchock, Watkins Mill, Sr.
Micah Terrell, Riverdale Baptist, Sr.
Sam Timberg, Landon, Sr.

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

Player of the Year
Karie Morrison
Park View, P, Sr.

The area's dominant pitcher threw a Virginia-record 110 consecutive scoreless innings this spring. She holds school records in career victories (70) and strikeouts (934), and has pitched Park View's only three perfect games. She will attend Virginia Tech.



Coach of the Year
Chirs Dilandro
Westfield

DiLandro came to Westfield when the school opened three years ago with the goal of building a championship-level program, as he had when he won two Virginia AAA Northern Region titles at Madison. After winning a total of 13 games in their first two seasons, the Bulldogs posted 17 regular season wins this spring.



First Team
Pitcher
Megan Elliott
Calvert, Fr.

Set Maryland record for shutouts in a season with 21. Pitched two perfect games, struck out 334 and walked 11 in 158 innings and allowed no earned runs.

Pitcher
Cara L'Etoile
O'Connell, Jr.

Led Knights to WCAC championship game with a 21-2 record and 0.15 ERA, striking out 216 in 144 innings. Hit .391 with 7 doubles, 3 triples and 16 RBI.

Pitcher
Beth Mullins
North County, Soph.

Led the Knights to the Anne Arundel County co-championship and the Maryland 4A championship game with a 0.77 ERA and 155 strikeouts. Hit .335 with 18 runs scored and 14 RBI.

Pitcher
Abbey Welch
McDonough, Sr.

Struck out 282 of the 462 batters she faced and allowed no earned runs, while hitting team-leading .528. Committed to Longwood.

Catcher
Andie Alexander
O'Connell, Sr.

Batted a team-high .456 with 4 triples, 21 runs scored and 13 RBI. Struck out only twice. Had eight assists and made just one error.

Catcher
C Liz Anderson
Oakton, Sr.

Directed a young pitching staff which allowed eight earned runs in 154 innings. Batted .483 and slugged .883 with four home runs and 20 RBI.

First Base
Jess Luckett
Bishop Ireton, Sr.

Led the Cardinals to their first appearance in WCAC championship with 29 RBI, 20 runs scored and no strikeouts. Pitched 111 innings with 164 strikeouts and 19 walks. Committed to North Carolina Wilmington.

Second Base
Cassidy Doane
West Springfield, Sr.

Clutch hitter had a .612 slugging percentage, with 4 doubles, 4 triples and 12 RBI. Committed no errors.

Third Base
Lauren Frankiewicz
Madison, Soph.

Led AAA Liberty District champion in batting (.594), slugging (.870) and RBI (29). Went 8-1 on the mound with 116 strikeouts and 12 hits in 58 innings.

Shortstop
Veronica Skinner
Park View, Sr.

Four-year starter moved up to No. 3 in the batting order and hit a career-high .455 for the defending Virginia AA champion. Committed only two errors.

Outfield
Jessica Burke
Loudoun Valley, Jr.

Was not in the Vikings' opening-day lineup, but earned a spot and batted .412 with three home runs and 20 runs batted in, all team highs.

Outfield
Kristin Fusco
Pallotti, Jr.

Hit .494 with 29 runs scored and 23 RBI as the Panthers made their first appearance in the IAAM A conference final. Made 28 putouts and committed two errors.

Outfield
Sierra Mitchell
Calvert, Sr.

Leadoff hitter reached base an average of twice per game, for a .650 on-base percentage. Also scored 30 runs. Committed no errors.

Utility
Courtney Bures
Stonewall Jackson, Jr.

Two-time All-Met played shortstop and pitched. Hit .435 with 5 home runs, 2 triples, 10 doubles, 15 RBI and 26 runs scored. Went 6-1 with 47 strikeouts and 10 walks.



Second Team
Pitchers
Tae Courtney
Gwynn Park, Sr.

Lindsey Ettinger
Chesapeake, Sr.

Kaila Jenkins
Severna Park, Fr.

Peggy Montague
Bowie, Sr.

Larissa Roscher
Westfield, Sr.

Stephanie Sims
Glenelg, Jr.

Catcher
Mary Ann Kearney
Madison, Sr.

Infielders
1B -- Catie Ewen
Westfield, Jr.

2B -- Sarah Malene
Gar-Field, Soph.

3B -- Katie Lee
Osbourn, Jr.

SS -- Stephanie Gaynord
Osbourn, Sr.

Outfielders
Lacey Cochran
Patuxent, Sr.

Catherine McGowan
Robinson, Sr.

Carly Viera
Blair, Sr.



Honorable Mention
Pitchers
Angel Carrasquillo, Maret, Sr
Jenny Clohan, Broad Run, Soph.
Crystal Dillon, Poolesville, Soph.; Cristi Ecks, Osbourn, Soph
Ashley Gray, Northeast, Jr.
Liz Hall, Madison, Sr.
Rachel Jacobs, Watkins Mill, Jr.
Jessie Marr, Loudoun County
Sr.
Jesse McCarrick, Oakton, Fr.
Mandi Phillips, Parkdale, Sr.
Morgan Simpson, Potomac School, Soph.
Brooke Sorber, Mount Vernon, Sr.
Whitney Wides, Damascus, Sr.
Becky Zanelotti, Pallotti, Jr.

Catchers
Karyn Curley, Glenelg, Jr.
Beth Dalmut, Bishop Ireton, Jr.
Julia Dominguez, Park View, Soph.
Danielle Martinez, North County, Soph.
Jenny McCord, Lake Braddock, Soph.
Erika Nagy, Damascus, Sr.
Sam Posey, Gar-Field, Sr.
Christina Smith, Pallotti, Sr.
Tiffany Smith, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.

Infielders
Chloe Beizer, Maret, Sr.
Tracey Dahlen, Chesapeake, Jr.
Maureen Dooley, Chantilly, Sr.
Cat Ebert, Magruder
Sr.
Jessica Everhart, Loudoun Valley, Soph.
Nicole Fuqua, Richard Montgomery, Sr.
Amanda Griswold, Magruder
Sr.
Lauren Haag, Severna Park, Sr.
Liz Hirschhorn, National Cathedral, Jr.
Erin King, Bowie, Fr.
Brittany Owen, Chesapeake, Jr.
Julie Pallatt, Stonewall Jackson, Jr
Lindsay Preuss, La Plata, Sr.
Gaby Reckendorf, Watkins Mill, Sr.
Alex Roderick, Hylton, Soph.
Nicole Simonz, O'Connell, Sr.
Megan Travers, Calvert, Jr.
Riley Ward, Sherwood, Sr.
Jamea Waltersdorff, Thomas Stone, Sr.
Ryan Washington, Liberty, Jr.
Danielle Ziegler, Old Mill, Jr.

Outfielders
Amy Bush, Broadneck, Jr.
Melissa Dewey, Hayfield, Soph.
Michelle Durnavich, Brooke Point, Jr.
Jen Francis, Oakton, Fr.
Amaris Hartshore, Gwynn Park, Sr.
Mel Hose, Broad Run, Sr.
Hannah Karaszkiewicz, North County, Soph.
Fallyn Reeves, Bowie, Sr.
Jenny Rench, Watkins Mill, Jr.


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