Player of the Year

Wijy Jones, Old Mill, Sr.

Jones was the catalyst for the Patriots' 14-3-2 season, with eight goals and six assists. The four-year starter scored the game-winner with 10 minutes remaining in the county championship game against South River, and scored the lone goal against the Seahawks to claim the 4A East Region title.

First Team

Nick Bonacci, St. Mary's, Sr.: Bonacci, also a stellar lacrosse player, made the transition from striker to midfield and tallied 14 goals and seven assists. He will play lacrosse at Dartmouth next year.

Dan Bulls, Old Mill, Jr.: In his third varsity season, Bulls led the team with 11 goals as a striker, five of which were game-winners.

Tim Carrier, Old Mill, Jr.: In his first season starting in goal, Carrier posted seven shutouts. He finished the season with 166 saves and allowed only 18 goals.

Scott Forney, South River, Sr.: One of the strongest defenders in the county, Forney also managed five goals and five assists while sharing time at forward.

Andrew Hall, South River, Sr.: Hall was the team's strongest distributor, making eight assists in the Seahawks' run to the Class 4A East Region final.

Ryan McFarland, Glen Burnie, Sr.: McFarland, a four-year starter, led the Gophers to a 6-6-1 season with seven goals and seven assists. Three of his goals were game-winners.

Matt McGehrin, Spalding, Sr.: McGehrin propeled the Cavaliers from a defensive standpoint and contributed one assist along the way. He was named the team's most valuable player.

Scott McGuire, Severna Park, Sr: The sure-handed captain made 55 saves in 15 games, giving up only nine goals. McGuire posted six shutouts in the team's 10-4 season.

T.J. Nairn, Spalding, Sr.: Nairn led the Cavaliers to a 13-8-1 record with 11 goals and eight assists. He scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, in the first round of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association playoffs against Mount St. Joseph.

Addison Pumphrey, Chesapeake, Sr.: Pumphrey, the team's strongest sweeper, had three goals and three assists this year.

Matt Riggin, Broadneck, Sr.: Riggin, a three-year starter and team captain, made the switch from midfield to defense this year. He had two goals and one assist.

Craig Schneider, Severna Park, Sr.: A talented midfielder, Schneider propeled the Falcons to a 10-4-1 record and registered three goals and one assist. He also boasts a 4.50 grade-point average.

Honorable Mention

Forwards: Dan Johnson, Broadneck, Sr.; Tom Shelly, South River, Sr.; Justin Thompson, Arundel, Jr.

Midfielders: Blake Best, Severna Park, Sr.; Ryan Engles, Severn, Sr.; Dave McGowan, Arundel, Jr.; Tim Smith, Glen Burnie, Sr.

Defenders: Andrew Appelbaum, Old Mill, Jr.; Charlie Emerson, South River, Sr.; George Norris, Glen Burnie, Sr.; Spencer Reed, Severna Park, Sr.; C.J. Twombly, Northeast, Jr.; Mike Warshauer, Meade, Sr.; Nolan Wiles, Severna Park, Sr.

Goalkeepers: Steve Ridgeway, South River, Sr.

Coach of the Year

Jeff Martin, Old Mill

In his third year, Martin led the Patriots to county and 4A East Region titles, defeating county power South River three times along the way. By moving Jason Stern to midfield and Andrew Appelbaum to defense, the Patriots were able to compile a 14-3-2 record.

Front, from left: Ryan McFarland, Glen Burnie; Matt Riggin, Broadneck; Matt McGehrin, Spalding; Addison Pumphrey, Chesapeake; T.J. Narin, Spalding; Scott McGuire, Severna Park; Andrew Hall, South River. Back, from left: Craig Schneider, Severna Park; Dan Bulls, Old Mill; Tim Carrier, Old Mill; Wijy Jones, Old Mill; Nick Bonacci, St. Mary's; Scott Forney, South River; Coach Jeff Martin, Old Mill.