Boys lacrosse: First team

Andrew Barton

St. Paul's, senior, midfield

• Two-year varsity player finished with 29 goals, 20 assists and 47 ground balls in emerging as the team's catalyst in the middle

• Finished with six three-goal games in the No. 1 Crusaders' 15-4 season

• Also was a key member of the school's MIAA B Conference champion basketball team and runner-up soccer team

• All-Tewaaraton Team selection set to play lacrosse at Providence next year

Emmett Cahill

Loyola, senior, midfield

• Three-year starter at defensive midfield who had three goals and five assists this season

• Was the igniter for the team's riding, clearing and transition abilities and responsible for shutting down the opponent's top offensive player

• All-Tewaarton Team selection who also will represent the South team in the Under Armour All-America Classic

• Will play for Maryland next year

Jay Carlson

St. Paul's, junior, attack

• Capped a breakthrough season with a four-goal, one-assist effort in the No. 1 Crusaders' 17-7 win over No.2 Boys' Latin in the MIAA A Conference title game

• Finished the season with 41 goals and 13 assists and has 74 and 22, respectively, in his two varsity seasons

• Nicknamed "phone booth" by teammates because of his dodging ability in tight quarters

• Orally committed to playing at Maryland

Brian Cooper

Archbishop Spalding, senior, midfield

• Team captain and three-year starter finished with 43 points to lead the Cavaliers to the MIAA AConference playoffs

• Combined grit and finesse as one of the area's finest two-way players at midfield

• Returned for the playoffs after missing four games because of a separated shoulder and scored four goals in a loss to McDonogh

• First Spalding player to be named an Under Armour and U.S. Lacrosse All-American

Greg Dutton

Calvert Hall, senior, goalie

• Total package with great instincts to stop the ball, distribute and provide confidence with strong vocal presence as team captain

• Four-year starter had 201 saves for a 68 percent save rate this season

• Scored two goals and added three assists

Ohio State-bound player who was named an Under Armour and U.S. Lacrosse All-American

Tyler Frederick

McDonogh, senior, attack

• Dynamic playmaker who could score or set up teammates

• Three-year starter scored 33 goals and added 24 assists this season

• Scored five goals and added an assist in the Eagles' MIAA quarterfinal win over Spalding

• All-Tewaaraton Team selection who is set to play at Ohio State next year

John Hogan

St. Mary's, senior, midfield

• Team captain had 25 goals and 24 assists in his third varsity season

Possessed excellent stick skills and a good understanding of the game to provide steady and dynamic play in the middle

• Also played soccer and football at St. Mary's

• Will be attending Cornell after a year at Deerfield Academy

Connor Hunt

Severna Park, senior, defense

• Shutdown defender led the Falcons to a 20-0 season and the Class 4A-3A state crown

• Finished with 75 ground balls to help the Falcons quickly go from defense to offense

• Contributed six goals and three assists, including a goal in the Falcons' 13-7 state title win over Wootton

• Will follow his brothers, Ben and Chris, by playing at North Carolina next year

Alec Mitchell

St. Paul's, senior, defense

• Two-year varsity player was the mainstay of a defense that surrendered an MIAA league-low 6.15 goals per game this season

• Scooped up 47 ground balls and caused 35 turnovers, while contributing one goal and two assists on offense

• Understanding of the game, anticipation in passing lanes and timely checks were a constant disruption for opposing attacks

• Set to play at Gettysburg next year

Joe Meurer

McDonogh, senior, defense

• A dominating disruptive force on defense, was the recipient of the C. Markland Kelly Award as top player in the state

• Finished the season with 104 ground balls to lead the No. 3 Eagles to the MIAA A Conference semifinals

Also contributed five goals and two assists

• Headed for Ohio State; was named to the All-Tewaaraton Team and Under Armour and U.S. Lacrosse All-America teams

Wells Stanwick

Boys' Latin, junior, attack

• Quarterbacked the Lakers' potent attack with consistently creative play to score and set up teammates

• Finished his third varsity season with 38 goals and 42 assists

• Named to the All-Tewaaraton team and U.S. Lacrosse All-America team

• A Johns Hopkins commitment, he joins older brother Steele, along with sisters Covie, Sheehan, Coco and Wick, in earning All-Metro status in lacrosse

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