SPRING 2006 ALL-MET
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Softball & Baseball
All-Mets
Front row from left: Tony Pasquariello, Osbourn; Adam Hoyt, Northern; Allie Heon, Westfield; Steve Ulaky, Good Counsel; Katie Obal, Sherwood; Mike Celenza, Quince Orchard; Rob Lamas, Paul VI Catholic; Kerry Hickey, Huntingtown. Middle row from left: Nicki Demmel, West Potomac; Kaila Jenkins, Severna Park; Lauren Gibson, Chesapeake; Brittney Dyson, Thomas Stone; Matt Sweeney, Magruder; Coach Frank Moore, Calvert; Karla Powell, Broad Run; Wade Newman, St. John’s; Caitlyn Delahaba, Broad Run; L.J. Hoes, St. John's. Back row from left: Brittany Gardner, Park View; Megan Elliott, Calvert; Scott Swinson, Centennial; Samantha Ingersoll, Stone Bridge; Ryan Smith, Westlake; Kelley Engman, O'Connell; Nick Pearce, DeMatha; Bridget Desbois, Langley; Justin Bour, Westfield; Dorian Shaw, Robinson; Mark Riffee, Madison; Jason Farley, Madison; Val Arduini, Westfield. Not pictured: Coach Bernie Walter, Arundel. (Jonathan Newton -- The Washington Post)

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

Player of the Year
Steve Ulaky
Good Counsel, Sr.
First Base
Team leader did just about everything as the Falcons won their first WCAC title since 1990. Batted .529 with 18 doubles and 42 RBI, while compiling a 5-2 pitching record with a 2.78 ERA and 46 strikeouts in 45 innings. In three WCAC tournament games, batted .750 and was the winning pitcher twice. Will play for Delaware.



Coach of the Year
Bernie Walter
Arundel
In his 33rd year, Walter guided Arundel to a regular season title and county championship. His team was 20-3 heading into the region final. He has been named National High School Baseball Coach of the Year by the National Federation of Interscholastic Coaches Association (1996) and the American Baseball Coaches Association (1998).



First Team
Catcher
Rob Lamas, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.
Batted .443 with three homers and 21 RBI for WCAC finalists. Excellent defensive player threw out six of 10 runners who tried to steal on him. Will play for VMI.

Catcher
Ryan Smith, Westlake, Sr.
Despite seeing few good pitches, batted .446 and slugged .862, with 7 homers and 37 RBI. Picked off nine base runners and threw out half of those attempting to steal. Will play for Notre Dame.

First Base
Justin Bour, Westfield, Sr.
Struck out just three times and hit 6 home runs and 9 doubles with 23 RBI en route to batting .523 for Concorde District regular season champions. Will play for George Mason.

Second Base
Val Arduini, Westfield, Sr.
Team’s leadoff hitter reached base in more than half of his plate appearances, helping Bulldogs average 6.6 runs per game. Batted .424 with 17 runs and 14 RBI and drew nine walks. Will play for Binghamton University.

Shortstop
Wade Newman, St. John’s, Sr.
Three-year starter batted .477 with 10 doubles, 3 triples and 4 homers for a team that was dominant during the regular season. Had 35 RBI, scored 46 runs and walked 27 times. Will play for Winthrop.

Third Base
Mike Celenza, Quince Orchard, Sr.
Led Maryland 4A defending champions to undefeated regular season. Batted .541 with seven homers and 41 RBI. Was 5-0 as a pitcher, with 0.35 ERA.

Outfield
L.J. Hoes, St. John’s, Soph.
One of the most feared hitters in the WCAC, he batted .538 with 10 doubles, 3 triples and 6 homers. Had 45 RBI, 25 walks, 20 stoles bases and walked 25 times. As a pitcher, was 4-0 with four saves.

Outfield
Mark Riffee, Madison, Sr.
Four-year starter batted .433 with 22 stolen bases in 23 attempts, and scored 24 runs. Also drove in 14 runs and did not commit an error. Will play for the University of Virginia.

Outfield
Scott Swinson, Centennial, Sr.
Entered Friday’s region final with a .403 average, including 3 triples, 4 doubles, 7 steals and 14 RBI. Was 7-0 with a 0.71 ERA as a pitcher. Will play for George Washington.

Designated Hitter
Matt Sweeney, Magruder, Sr.
Batted .600 with 11 homers and 36 RBI. Walked 25 times (13 intentional) and struck out only once in 77 plate appearances. Signed with Potomac State.

Pitcher
Jason Farley, Madison, Jr.
Left-hander went 8-1 with a 0.36 ERA, giving up runs in only one inning out of 47. He struck out 70 and walked 10, and held opponents to a .131 batting average.

Pitcher
Adam Hoyt, Northern, Sr.
Left-hander went 6-2 with 2 saves and a 0.90 earned run average. Held opponents to a .193 batting average, struck out 64 and walked only 10 in 46C innings.Will play for Radford.

Pitcher
Tony Pasquariello, Osbourn, Sr.
Right-hander entered the stretch run 7-0 with a 1.20 ERA. Has struck out 69 in 49 innings with six complete games. Will play for Christopher Newport University.

Pitcher
Nick Pearce, DeMatha, Sr.
One of the top pitchers in the WCAC the past two seasons, the 6-foot-4 right-hander went 6-2 for the Stags in his final season, striking out 69. Will play for Maryland.



Second Team
Catcher
Chris Berset, The Heights, Sr.

First Base
Mike Marion, Hayfield, Sr.

Second Base
Steve Delmar, Gaithersburg, Sr.

Shortstops
Matt Campbell, DeMatha, Sr.
Gerard Hall, Gonzaga Sr.

Third Base
Matt Schrader, Blake, Sr.

Outfielders
Harold Brantley Springbrook Sr.
OF Kevin Collins Q. Orchard Sr.
OF Matt Fouch Col. Forge Sr.

Pitchers
Tyler Hibbs, Arundel, Soph.
Matt Johns, N. Stafford, Jr.
Chris Boggs, Osbourn, Sr.
Sean Swetnam, E. Roosevelt, Jr.
Kurt Bruce, Patuxent, Sr.
Dan Lombardozzi, Herndon, Sr.



Honorable Mention
Catchers
Ben Brawley, Loudoun County, Sr.; Eric McCamant, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; John McCauley, Osbourn, Jr.; Zach Moore, Chesapeake, Sr.; Rick Phillips, Gaithersburg, Sr.; Rich Porohnavi, Northeast, Sr.; Brad Shepherd, Oakland Mills, Jr.; Greg Zingler, Severna Park, Sr.

Pitchers
Derek Anderson, Flint Hill, Sr.; A.J. Anido, Bullis, Sr.; David Dudish, Georgetown Prep, Sr.; Wesley Gross, Frederick, Sr.; Connor Hoehn, St. John’s, Sr.; Ian Horkley, Wilson, Soph.; Benji Kagan, Oakton, Sr.; Will Krasne, St. Albans, Sr.; Kevin Landry, Gonzaga, Sr.; Jeremiah Meiners, St. Albans, Sr.; Byron Mendenhall, George Mason, Jr.; Shane Mills, McLean, Sr.; Andy Moldawer, Quince Orchard, Sr.; Brett Moore, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.; Chris Moore, Chesapeake, Sr.; Brian Moran, Sherwood, Sr.; Bryce Morrison, Langley, Sr.; Tim O’Connor, Howard, Sr.; J.D. Polcari, Paul VI Catholic, Sr.; Kyle Shifflette, Severna Park, Sr.; Ryan Shugars, Stone Bridge, Sr.; Kyle Starr, Patuxent, Sr.; Travis Stewart, Pallotti, Sr.; Zack Tarner, Blake, Sr.; James Teehan, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sr.; Scott Van Dusseldorp, Heritage, Sr.; Eddie West, Gar-Field, Sr.; Ryan Woolley, Forest Park, Sr.; Justin Wright, Forest Park, Jr.

Infielders
Sam Bender, Wootton, Jr.; Austin Drewyer, River Hill, Jr.; Austin Harclerode, Centennial, Jr.; Chris Holland, Chesapeake, Sr.; Chris Huisman, Spalding, Sr.; Mike Kirik, Edison, Sr.; Mitch Levine, Magruder, Sr.; Ryan Lightfoot, Westlake, Sr.; Steve Lombardozzi, Atholton, Jr.; Drew Lydon, Riverdale Baptist, Sr.; Andrew Miller, Chopticon, Jr.; Arman Moniri, Madison, Jr.; Gabriel Ortiz, Notre Dame, Jr.; Shawn Pleffner, Arundel, Sr.; John Ralston, Paul VI Catholic, Jr.; Devin Rivers, DeMatha, Sr.; Ian Schwalenberg, Huntingtown, Sr.; Brian Scherer, Churchill, Sr.; Sammy Sheckells, Severna Park, Sr.; Mike Stancik, Stone Bridge, Soph.; Andy Thal, Bullis, Sr.; Harry Williams, Potomac (Va.), Sr.

Outfielders
Peter Barrett, Wootton, Jr.; Alex Bechta, Centennial, Jr.; Jared Laxton, O’Connell, Sr.; Dan Liscinsky, Sherwood, Sr.; Corey Overholtzer, Arundel, Sr.; Brandon Padula, Oakton, Jr.; Jarrett Parker, Colonial Forge, Jr.; David Procelli, Landon, Sr.; T.J. Prioletti, Fairfax, Sr.; Brandon Short, Chopticon, Sr.; Tate Swanson, Herndon, Sr.; Peter Verdin, Paul VI Catholic, Soph.

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

Player of the Year
Megan Elliott
Calvert, Sr.
Pitcher
Four-time All-Met and two-time Player of the Year reached the 20-victory and 300-strikeout marks for the fourth straight season, as she broke the Maryland career records for victories, strikeouts, earned run average, shutouts, nohitters and perfect games. Went 20-2 with a 0.14 ERA, 311 strikeouts and 8 no-hitters. Will play for Arizona State.



Coach of the Year
Frank Moore
Calvert
The only softball coach in Maryland history to win state championships in three different classifications -- 4A (1997), 3A (1992, ’93, ’96) and 2A (2005) -- the 18th-year coach led the Cavaliers to a share of the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference title and a return to the 2A state tournament.



First Team
Catcher
Katie Obal, Sherwood, Jr.
The junior allowed no passed balls and committed just one error while batting .622 with 18 runs scored and 23 RBI for the Montgomery County 4A East champions.

First Base
Dorian Shaw, Robinson, Jr.
The repeat All-Met batted .579 and slugged 1.000 with five home runs and 21 RBI. She drew 16 walks, with 15 of those intentional.

Second Base
Allie Heon, Westfield, Jr.
The Bulldogs’ leadoff hitter struck out just once in 58 at-bats and scored 15 runs, nearly a third of the team total. She batted .385 with 10 stolen bases and had a team-high .969 fielding percentage.

Third Base
Bridget Desbois, Langley, Jr.
Displaying a powerful bat and arm, the three-year starter batted .552 with two home runs, 14 doubles and 37 RBI. Her fielding percentage was .960.

Shortstop
Samantha Ingersoll, Stone Bridge, Sr.
The two-sport All-Met (volleyball) batted .574, with 39 hits -- 18 for extra bases -- 35 RBI, 31 runs scored and only one strikeout. Will play for North Carolina.

Outfield
Nicki Demmel, West Potomac, Sr.
The clutch hitter batted .546 and struck out once in 64 at-bats. She slugged 11 doubles, 3 triples and 4 home runs to go with 22 RBI and eight stolen bases.

Outfield
Brittney Dyson, Thomas Stone, Sr.
The skilled center fielder moved to the leadoff position and batted .481, scored 23 runs, drove in 21 and stole 15 bases. Will play for James Madison.

Outfield
Karla Powell, Broad Run, Soph.
The sure-handed fielder was errorless at first base and in the outfield. She led topranked Broad Run with a .563 batting average, totaling 27 hits, 20 RBI and 14 walks.

Utility
Lauren Gibson, Chesapeake, Fr.
Freshman shined on mound and at third base, batting .582 with 5 home runs, 38 RBI, 34 runs scored and 13 steals. She was 11-1 with a 1.48 ERA in 13 games pitched.

Pitcher
Caitlyn Delahaba, Broad Run, Soph.
The sophomore went 18-0 for the topranked Spartans with a 0.12 ERA. She pitched four no-hitters and one perfect game and struck out 244 batters in 115 innings. Also batted .458.

Pitcher
Kelley Engman, O'Connell, Jr.
She is unbeaten in her past 39 starts and posted a 20-0 mark this season with a 0.58 ERA and 195 strikeouts in 133B innings pitched. She batted .404.

Pitcher
Brittany Gardner, Park View, Sr.
She went 18-2 with a 0.43 ERA, threw seven no-hitters and one perfect game and totaled 283 strikeouts in 131 innings. Also batted .482. Will play for Syracuse.

Pitcher
Kerry Hickey, Huntingtown, Jr.
The repeat All-Met went 13-2 and did not allow an earned run in 104 regular-season innings, while striking out 240 and allowing just 18 hits. Batted .444, slugged .685 for the SMAC co-champions.

Pitcher
Kaila Jenkins, Severna Park, Sr.
The three-time All-Met led Falcons to a second straight Anne Arundel championship with a 19-4 record, 0.36 ERA and 240 strikeouts. She hit .517 with 25 RBI. Will play for Tallahassee Community College.



Second Team
Catchers
Kelly Haller, Heritage, Sr.
Malorie Weller, Loudoun Vy., Sr.

First Base
Katie Nutaitis, O’Connell, Jr.

Second Base
McKinley Cooper, Langley, Jr.

Third Base
Ashli Breau, Madison, Sr.

Shortstop
Cecile Egan, G’town Visit., Sr.

Outfielders
Brooke Owen, Chesapeake, Jr.
Lynn Pronobis, McDonough, Jr.
Allison Rubin, Blair, Jr.

Pitchers
Ashley Frederick, Patuxent, Sr.
Amy Guyton, Long Reach, Sr.
Breighana Harris, Stone Bridge, Sr.
Jesse McCarrick, Oakton, Sr.
Linda Pirro, Westfield, Jr.
Dana Ward, Sherwood, Jr.



Honorable Mention
Pitchers
Brittany Bailey, Brentsville, Sr.; Becky Boucher, West Potomac, Sr.; Lynsey Carter, Edison, Jr.; Amanda Hanson, St. Mary’s Ryken, Jr.; Becca Jacobs, Watkins Mill, Sr.; Melissa Kirby, Stonewall Jackson, Soph.; Kelly Leary, Glen Burnie, Jr.; Michelle Linford, Blair, Jr.; Julia Moore, Paul VI Catholic, Soph.; Rebecca Pinchev, Potomac School, Sr.; Chrissy Sborz, Bishop Ireton, Jr.; Stephanie Speierman, Hammond, Fr.; Courtney Steele, Manassas Park, Jr.; Kelly Sullivan, Georgetown Visitation, Sr.; Jessica Thomas, West Springfield, Soph.; Candace Thompson, Richard Montgomery, Sr.; Stephanie Weigman, Spalding, Jr.

Catchers
Sarah Brown, Edison, Sr.; Kelsea Bullock, Patuxent, Jr.; Christina Bumpus, Langley, Soph.; Courtney Crews, North Stafford, Soph.; Jordon Degennaro, Huntingtown, Soph.; Lauren Hensley, Osbourn Park, Sr.; Sarah Himan, Hylton, Sr.; Kayla Lechler, Stone Bridge, Soph.; Aurora Salter, Lee, Jr.; Holly Schonberger, Oakton, Soph.

Infielders
Michelle Clohan, Broad Run, Soph.; Leah Cossentino, Glenelg, Jr.; Morgan Davis, Madison, Soph.; Karen Elder, McDonough, Sr.; Sharde Estep, Gwynn Park, Soph.; Diondra Fryer, Dominion, Soph.; Samantha Gajewski, Long Reach, Soph.; Michelle Grap, Centennial, Jr.; Lindsey Gray, Northeast, Jr.; Briana Hanafin, Yorktown, Soph.; Alice Hardwick, Poolesville, Sr.; Amanda Kibbe, Gaithersburg, Jr.; Erin King, Bowie, Sr.; Becca Kirshner, Gaithersburg, Soph.; Erin Marrone, O’Connell, Jr.; Lauren Mernin, Herndon, Sr.; Lauren O’Malley, Spalding, Sr.; Sarah Orrison, Park View, Sr.; Kaitlin Petrella, Heritage, Sr.; Lauren Robison, Calvert, Jr.; Ellen Smith, Damascus, Jr.; Haley Stueckler, Huntingtown, Soph.; Desirae Sullivan, Severna Park, Jr.; Sha Tabor, Thomas Stone, Sr.; Reba Tutt, Highland School, Jr.; Lauren Ware, Courtland, Jr.; Angela Yannone, Chesapeake, Soph.

Outfielders
Ashley Ahearn, Hylton, Sr.; Janelle Barth, W.T. Woodson, Sr.; Colleen Carty, O’Connell, Soph.; Caitlin Davis, Madison, Sr.; Katie Donovan, Pallotti, Sr.; Kathy Holonich, Sherwood, Soph.


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