Ryan Drenner

Westminster, senior, attackman

After the Owls' heartbreaking 10-8 loss to South River in last year's Class 4A-3A championship, Drenner was determined to lead Westminster to the state title this year.

The senior accomplished his goal in impressive fashion, scoring four goals and adding five assists as the No. 8 Owls (19-0) avenged the defeat and completed a perfect season with a 13-10 win over the No. 9 Seahawks at UMBC Stadium last month. It was Westminster's first state championship in boys lacrosse.


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No player in the Baltimore area meant more to his team's success than Drenner, who finished the year with 69 goals and 69 assists. A dazzling playmaker, he was particularly dominant in the playoffs, with 23 goals and 22 assists in five games.

Set to play at Towson, Drenner leaves Westminster as the program's all-time leading scorer with 281 points (146 goals, 135 assists) in three-plus seasons. He ranks second in Carroll County history in points and first in assists.