A dynamic difference-maker and gifted finisher, Hanks has been the most dangerous player in Anne Arundel County for some time. This fall, he totaled 30 goals and five assists while leading the Wildcats to a 14-3-1 record and an appearance in the Maryland state semifinals.
Michael Adekanmbi, F, Jr., Bowie
Maybe the most dangerous player in Prince George’s County, Adekanmbi totaled 22 goals and 11 assists.
Oscar Barrientos, MF, Sr., Gaithersburg
The crafty midfielder capped his Trojans career by netting 11 goals — four off free kicks — and 13 assists.
Garrett Bridgwater, D, Sr., Leonardtown
The stout defender helped the Raiders to their first Maryland 4A championship game appearance, and his team gave up just three goals during an undefeated regular season.
Caleb Ehrenhaft, GK, Sr., St. Albans
The Swarthmore commit anchored one of the area’s best defenses, giving up just four goals all season.
Ryan Elie, MF, Sr., Gonzaga
The attacking midfielder was integral to the Eagles’ championship runs in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference and D.C. State Athletic Association brackets.
Hunter Lee, D, Sr., Whitman
A strong and reliable center back, Lee had a key goal for the Vikings in the Maryland 4A championship game.
Nick Mayronne, D, Sr., Good Counsel
The two-year captain helped the Falcons to their first WCAC title-game appearance in 31 years.
Jordan McMillen, D, Sr., The Heights
The James Madison commit put up ridiculous offensive stats from the Cavaliers’ back line, totaling 15 goals and six assists.
Ian Poe, MF, Sr., Whitman
The motor of the Vikings’ midfield, Poe played a key role in back-to-back state championship campaigns.
Ousman Touray, F, Jr., Wilde Lake
Touray’s 23rd and final goal of the season was the overtime winner in the Maryland 3A championship game.
Alek Wroblewski, F, Sr., Wootton
The Mount St. Mary’s commit finished with 26 goals for a team that lost only to eventual champion Whitman.
Coach of the Year
Scott Waller, Gonzaga
In his 14th season as the varsity coach on Eye Street, Waller led a team that evolved slowly but surely. The 2007 All-Met Coach of the Year helped engineer a drastic turnaround after his team started 2-5-5. The Eagles ended it by going 12-1-1, including DCSAA and WCAC championship victories.
Javan Aching, D, Sr., International High at Langley Park
Ethan Belcher, GK, Sr., Chesapeake
Kwame Duncan, F, Sr., Laurel
Diego Gomez, MF, Jr., DeMatha
Alex Krause, F, Sr., River Hill
Pandelis Margaronis, MF, Jr., St. John’s
Finn McCaslin, D, Sr., Gonzaga
Francis Meyer, MF, Sr., Wootton
Colton Ward, D, Sr., Georgetown Prep
Zion Williams, F, Sr., Sidwell Friends
Zach Velli, MF, Sr., St. Albans
Aidan Abril, D, Jr., O’Connell
Chase Albritton, GK, Sr., St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes
Jonathan Alvarado, F, Jr., International High at Langley Park
Thanos Androus, D, Sr., Episcopal
Jovani Aparicio, D, Jr., Magruder
Jose Argueta-Membreno, F, Sr., Bladensburg
Zach Barrette, MF, Sr., School Without Walls
Gordie Bernlohr, M, Sr., Severna Park
Jason Caro, F, Sr., Good Counsel
Julia Elguera, D, Sr., River Hill
Kristian Fletcher, F, Fr., Landon
Kevin Hernandez, MF, Sr., Hammond
Anderson Herrera, F, Jr., Annapolis
Michael Hicks, GK, Jr., Bowie
Lukas Huntington, MF, Sr., Sidwell Friends
Khairy Jones, D, Sr., St. Charles
Tim Lee, F, Sr., Damascus
Ben Pigg, F, Sr., Northern
Denzel Pinyin, D, Sr., Wilde Lake
Diego Ramirez, MF, Sr., Sherwood
Will Rissing, D, Sr., Paul VI
Felix Rivera, F, Sr., Rockville
Alvaro Robles, F, Jr., Patuxent
Daniel Schehl, F, Sr., Georgetown Prep
Andrew Schug, F, So., Huntingtown
Hayden Sheppard, F, Jr., Georgetown Day
Nic Shirley, MF, Jr., Northwest
John Sullivan, GK, Sr., O’Connell
Shaku Wagay, F, Sr., Bladensburg
Connor Yager, F, Sr., Leonardtown
— Text by Michael Errigo