School: Stone Bridge.
On the Field: The only four-year starter for Stone Bridge, which opened in 2000-01, Batchelder has not missed a game in goal for the past three seasons. He made 245 saves last year and already has more than 160 this season. Has been a two-time all-Virginia AA Dulles District selection and team most valuable player each of the past three seasons. Is in Stone Bridge's record books as the first goalie to record a shutout and have an assist from goal. Will attend classes next year in Florence while playing for Italian club Empoli's youth team.
Off the Field: Member of the National Honor Society with a 3.4 grade-point average. Was one of 17 Loudoun County students invited to participate in the Leadership in the Law summer program, where he worked and studied with local attorneys and judges. Was named the Ashburn Soccer Club's volunteer of the year for his dedication to working with area youth ages 4 to 12.
In His Own Words: "I like kids and I enjoy coaching them. I just like being out on the field with them, giving back. I think that's important. It's also always been very important for me to be an A student. It's something that my mom, Ramona, definitely pushed me to do."
-- Angela Watts
School: Seneca Valley
On the Field: Four-year starter at attack had a team-high 75 goals and 15 assists through last week's games. The team captain has played a major role in Seneca Valley's turnaround -- the Screaming Eagles are 9-4 after going 1-10 last season.
Off the Field: Maintains a 3.82 grade-point average. Has been on the honor roll for the past four years and a member of the National Honor Society the past two. Spent last summer helping feed the homeless by volunteering at a local soup kitchen. Also volunteers at the Bethesda Naval Medical Center, where she assists in the pediatric clinic. Has earned a lacrosse scholarship to play next season for Wagner College, where she plans to major in pre-medicine with aspirations of being an orthopedist.
In Her Own Words: "I really enjoy working with kids, and it will prepare me for the future. . . . Helping little kids is fun for me, and the other stuff I do is a way to give back to everyone and help others."
-- Jon Gallo