Player of the Year

Matt Gray

Woodbridge, Jr.

Attackman is a lethal marksman from either wing, scoring 51 goals and assisting on 15 others.

Had more than 80 groundballs.

Scored all three of Woodbridge's goals against St. Mary's Ryken, one of the top teams in Southern Maryland.

Coach of the Year

Bill Ayres

North Stafford

Led Wolverines to third-straight Commonwealth District title.

Helped start high school lacrosse in Stafford County in 1993.

Five-year coach has career record of 51-17-1.

First Team

Pos.

Name

School

Year

Data

A

Beau Ballou

North Stafford

Senior

A tremendous offensive talent who also hustled for groundballs and set the pace of the Wolverines' offense. Has 49 goals, 29 assists entering regional final.

A

Derek Litchfield

Hylton

Junior

Teammates' choice as captain led by example early and took charge vocally as season progressed. Finished with 33 goals, 11 assists.

A

Tom Struble

Osbourn Park

Senior

A versatile attackman who scored 33 goals and assisted on 14 others to lead the Yellow Jackets in scoring. Will attend Cornell.

MF

Paul Fink

North Stafford

Senior

Excellent on faceoffs, winning more than 60 percent of them, Fink was a team leader on offense and defense. He has 38 goals, 11 assists entering regional final.

MF

Louis Marroquin

Woodbridge

Junior

A shifty player with extraordinary vision, Marroquin had 32 goals, 10 assists despite a late-season shoulder injury. Has 3.9 grade-point average.

MF

Drew Penny

Stafford

Senior

A one-man offensive juggernaut, Penny tallied 67 goals, 36 assists before the regional tournament this season and eclipsed 220 points in his four-year career. Will attend Wingate.

MF

Russell Sands

Woodbridge

Senior

The complete midfield package -- hard-working and physical with sharp stick skills. Sands had 17 goals, five assists while anchoring Vikings' first midfield unit.

D/MF

Stephen Macurdy

Potomac

Senior

Team captain and ultimate utility player for the district's most-improved team. Played every position on the field -- including goalie -- at least once and finished with 17 goals, eight assists.

D

John Roche

Gar-Field

Senior

A repeat all-Extra selection, Roche was regarded as the best pure defenseman in the Northwestern Region. His positioning was consistently solid and his stick checks were well-timed and effective. Will play at Virginia Military Institute next year.

GK

J.D. Killian

North Stafford

Senior

Averaging about 16 saves a game, Killian is a major factor in Wolverines' 4.1 goals-against average.

Honorable Mention

Attack: Ryan Peach, Stonewall Jackson; Shawn Rechkemmer, Woodbridge; Scott Stoneburner, Gar-Field; Matt Thompson, North Stafford; Cris Wilson, Potomac.

Midfield: Nick DiPalma, Woodbridge; Chris Eddy, Brooke Point; Brian Fuller, Stafford; Greg Kantz, Hylton; Kris Kimmell, North Stafford; Charles Malone, Potomac.

Defense: Rick Bradish, Woodbridge; Gary Day, Gar-Field; Joe Gillespie, Woodbridge; Joe Montagna, Stonewall Jackson; Mike Sundquist, Potomac.

Goalie: Mike Mechalske, Osbourn Park; Clay VanNortwick, Hylton.

CAPTION: Members of the All-Extra lacrosse team gathered near the boat launch on the Potomac at Leesylvania State Park. They are, front row, from left, Louis Marroquin, Woodbridge; Matt Gray, Woodbridge; Stephen Macurdy, Potomac; Derek Litchfield, Hylton; Paul Fink, North Stafford; and Tom Struble, Osbourn Park; back row, from left, J.D. Killian, North Stafford; Russell Sands, Woodbridge; Beau Ballou, North Stafford; Drew Penny, Stafford; John Roche, Gar-Field; and Coach Bill Ayres, North Stafford.