Archbishop Spalding, forward, senior
Morrison emerged as the Cavaliers' go-to player last year and responded with an 18-goal, 10-assist season that sparked the team to the IAAM A Conference championship. The first-team All-Metro pick scored six game-winning goals, including a rocket shot in the Cavaliers' 2-0 win over Mercy in the final.
McDonogh, forward, junior
A prominent member of the U.S. Under-17 national team, Spivey, a two-time All-Metro performer, is the area's most skilled and dynamic player. Smart with the ball and relentless, she scored 20 goals and had 14 assists for the Eagles last year and will enter her third varsity season with 45 goals and 26 assists.
Maryvale Prep, midfielder, senior
A standout in her first two seasons when the Lions played in the IAAM B Conference, Tana felt right at home when the team made the jump to the tough A Conference last fall. Also seeing time at forward, the versatile captain is a consistent producer with the ability to score or distribute to teammates. She finished with 13 goals and nine assists last season.
Fallston, midfielder, senior
In her third varsity season, Yapps controls the middle of the field for the defending Class 2A state champion Cougars with a combination of skill, determination and grit. She finished with five goals and five assists last season. Yapps is dominant in the air and strong on tackles to provide an effective defensive presence.
Caroline Baker, Centennial
Dani Beard, Archbishop Spalding
Sydney Blomquist, Fallston
Alyssa Brummitt, Annapolis
Kristen Cannon, Manchester Valley
Lexi Cavey, Severna Park
Alli Cislo, Old Mill
Casey Clarke, Notre Dame Prep
Girls soccer: Players to watch
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