Top male Mark Frye, Severna Park Football
This junior running back's touchdown plunge from the one was the margin of victory as the Falcons upset previously ranked No. 12 Annapolis, 6-0, in the 35th meeting in 34 years between the two schools. The loss knocked the Panthers out of the playoffs as both teams finished 7-3. Frye carried 26 times for 109 yards to finish with 1,003 yards rushing on the season. He also caught two passes and played well in the defensive secondary while running back kicks.
Top female Sandra Norris, Chesapeake Girls soccer
Norris posted a pair of shutouts in the Class 4A/3A East Region playoffs to advance the Cougars (11-2-1) to the state semifinals. After a 12-0 shutout of Baltimore Western, Norris rejected 25 shots in a 3-0 victory over Old Mill in the region final.
@Football, defense Jamar Mullen, Southern
Mullen intercepted three passes and ran one back 44 yards for a touchdown as the No. 7 Bulldogs of coach Buck Gardner capped the greatest regular season in school history at 9-1 with a 30-14 romp over archrival South River. Southern clinched a Class 2A playoff berth two weeks ago and will make its first appearance in the postseason Saturday at Potomac.
Boys soccer Scott Vane, Severna Park
Only a sophomore, Vane scored two goals in a 3-0 win over Old Mill in the
Class 4A East Region semifinals and scored the game-winner Saturday night in a thrilling 5-4 double-overtime triumph over North County. Vane's game-winning goal came with 3:04 left in the second overtime.
Field hockey Emily Plenge, Chesapeake
Plenge's four goals and one assist propeled the Cougars (10-2-2) of coach Jerry Raab to a 6-0 romp over Woodlawn of Baltimore County and into the Class 4A East Region final, where they lost a 1-0 game to top-ranked Severna Park.
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