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All-Mets All-Mets
Front row (left to right): Kyle Stough, DeMatha; Joseph Gross Jr., La Plata; Kevin Vollmer, Georgetown Prep; Chris Derby, Gonzaga; Ryan Wielgus, Churchill; Kelly Manders, DeMatha; Frank Alafoginis, Churchill. Back: Coach George Malenich, Centreville. Not pictured: Greg Carlin, Georgetown Prep; Stephanie Connelly, Northeast; Chris McCartin, Yorktown.
(John McDonnell - The Washington Post)

Golfer of the Year |  Coach of the Year
First Team | Honorable Mention


Golfer of the Year
Chris McCartin, Yorktown, Sr.
The three-time All-Met won the Virginia AAA Northern Region individual title for the third year in a row. Despite the windswept conditions at Virginia National Golf Club in Bluemont, McCartin rallied to force a three-way playoff for individual honors in the AAA state tournament and wound up second. Will play for Wake Forest.

Coach of the Year
George Malenich, Centreville
Directed Centreville to its third consecutive Virginia AAA Northern Region championship. The Wildcats also captured the Concorde District regular season with an undefeated record and were runners-up to Westfield in the district tournament. Centreville won the team title at the Quantico Invitational. Malenich has also helped golfers from his school and others land college scholarships.

First Team
Frank Alafoginis, Churchill, Sr.
Two-time All-Met helped lead Bulldogs to their second consecutive Maryland 4A/3A title. Was runner-up in District 2, and finished tied for sixth in state tournament, shooting a 74. Will play for Illinois.

Greg Carlin, Georgetown Prep, Sr. A two-time All-Met and one half of the area's most feared duo, was runner up to teammate Kevin Vollmer at IAC championship, firing a 68 at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club.

Stephanie Connelly, Northeast, Jr.
Three-time All-Met finished second by one stroke at the state tournament, shooting an even-par 72. Also won the Anne Arundel County Golf Championship for third straight year.

Chris Derby, Gonzaga, Sr.
Was only player under par at Washington Catholic Athletic Conference tournament, which he won with a 4-under 68 at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club. Will play for Loyola (Md.).

Joseph Gross Jr., La Plata, Jr.
Three-time All-Met captured his second state title in three years, posting a 1-under 70 the University of Maryland. Helped lead La Plata team to an undefeated season.

Kelly Manders, DeMatha, Jr.
The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference runner-up led DeMatha team to team titles at the WCAC and at Washington Private Schools championships. Didn't lose in head-to-head competition in the regular season (11-0-1).

Kyle Stough, DeMatha, Soph.
Like Kelly Manders, Stough was undefeated in regular season head-to-head matches (11-0-1). Tied Manders for first place at Washington Private Schools Championship a 2-under 73. Nine-hole average: 36.5.

Kevin Vollmer, Georgetown Prep, Sr.
Two-time All-Met birdied six of first eight holes to win the IAC championship for the second straight year, finishing with a stunning 4-under-par 67 at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club.

Ryan Wielgus, Churchill, Jr.
Led Churchill to District 2 and Maryland 4A/3A state titles. Captured district individual championship at Rattlewood (75) and finished tied for third at state tournament in College Park.

Honorable Mention
Dave Arabe, Wootton, Jr.; Matt Benz, Churchill, Jr.; Josh Bonner, Massaponax, Jr.; Brian Dillard, Lake Braddock, Sr.; Chas Golibart, Sherwood, Soph.; Chrissy Gonzalez, Great Mills, Sr.; Jeff Henry, Bishop Ireton, Soph.; Julia Huh, Northeast, Sr.; Doug Hurson, Bullis, Jr.; Sara Hurwitch, Dominion, Jr.;

Justin Kim, Centreville, Soph.; Daniel Kefale, Osbourn Park, Jr.; Dennis Kwon, Walter Johnson, Jr.; Hillary Lawson, Magruder, Fr.; Federico Lopez, Churchill, Sr.; Scott Marino, W.T. Woodson, Sr.; Brent Martin, La Plata, Jr.; Josh Moore, Langley, Sr.; Alex Olshonsky, Walter Johnson, Jr.;

Chris O'Neill, Landon, Soph.; Michael Perlmutter, Landon, Soph.; Durke Phillips, Old Mill, Sr.; Morgan Reich, Severna Park, Sr.; Andy Roach, Flint Hill, Jr.; Zach Spees, Westfield, Jr.; Mike Strasburg, Oakton, Sr.; Jimmey Tomaseski, Centreville, Sr.; Justin Wingo, Paul VI Catholic, Soph.

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