Player Of the Year

Eric Wong

Westlake, Senior

Two-time All-Extra selection named honorable mention All-Met this spring.

Won his third straight SMAC and Region IV titles this spring.

Reached boys singles quarterfinals at state meet in 1997 and `98.

Has career record of 87-5 and will attend University of Maryland.

Coach Of the Year

Rick Lagana

Calvert, Second Year

Led Cavaliers to 17-1 record while capturing SMAC regular season title and finished as Region IV co-champs.

Has two-year record of 32-3; also named All-Extra Coach of the Year in '98 after spending two years as assistant.

First Team

NAME

SCHOOL

YR.

HIGHLIGHTS

Danny Lee

Westlake

Jr.

Completed 16-0 regular season, mainly at No. 2 singles. Finished 22-2 after second-place SMAC and third-place Region IV finish. Unbeaten during regular season as fresh-man at No. 2 singles.

Ben Harrison

McDonough

Jr.

Posted 20-3 record at No. 1 singles -- with his only losses to Wong and Lee -- to improve career record to 34-7. Placed third in SMAC and made second round of region.

Kim Payne

Calvert

Sr.

Entered state tournament at 25-0 (with career singles mark of 56-3) after winning SMAC and Region IV titles. Qualified for state tournament and was named All-Extra at mixed doubles last year. Will attend Fairleigh Dickinson on volleyball scholaship. Named honorable mention All-Met.

Jessica Guy/Britt Farrall

St. Mary's Ryken

Sr./Jr.

Went unbeaten for second straight regular season at 10-0 and boast career mark of 29-1. Guy will attend University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Troy Barricklow/Josh Smith

Westlake

Jr./Jr.

Placed second in SMAC and Region IV tour-naments after finishing regular season at 12-2. Smith is three-year starter, while Barricklow played last season at mixed dou-bles.

Season Kenny/Kelli McAllister

Calvert

Sr./Sr.

Finished 17-1 during regular season, losing only their last match, to improve career record to 27-3. Won Region IV Tournament and was selected to All-Extra first team last season. Kenny will attend East Carolina, and McAllister will attend University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Honorable Mention

Julie Gustafson, Great Mills; Julia Kloft, Patuxent; Mark Wells, St. Mary's Ryken; Eric Braun/Derek Ellis, La Plata; Sam Hundert/Tyler Robinson, Leonardtown; Michael Simone/Amanda O'Rourke, Calvert.

CAPTION: Members of the All-Extra tennis team. In back, from left to right: Josh Smith, Troy Barricklow, Ben Harrison, Jessica Guy and Coach Rick Lagana. In front, from left to right: Danny Lee, Season Kenny, Kim Payne, Britt Farrall and Eric Wong. Not pictured: Kelli McAllister.