Preseason Top 15

September 05, 2000

1 McDonogh

Last season 17-3-3, ranked No.4

Skinny: Eagles return nine starters from MIAA A Conference runner-up team, including All-State striker Kaiser Chowdhry.

2. Mount Hebron

Last season:16-3,No. 5

Skinny: Class 2A state champs return area's top goalkeeper, Greg Peters, and outstanding midfielder Matt White.

3. Oakland Mills

Last season: 17-1-1, No.2

Skinny: Seeks state 1A three-peat with 11 lettermen, including All-State midfielder Trevor Shea and striker Kyle Farmer.

4. Chesapeake--AA

Last season: 13-3, No.8

Skinny: Region finalist returns All-State midfielder Mike Jungerheld and Anne Arundel Player of the Year Adrian Titus, a striker.

5. Loyola

Last season: 11-5-4, No. 10

Skinny: Seven starters, including All-State sweeper Mike Lookingland, return from best Dons team.

6. River Hill

Last season: 18-1, No.1

Skinny: Howard County power graduated entire starting team after three, straight state titles and three No. 1 rankings,.

7. Mount St. Joseph

Last season: 10-5-3,

No. 15

Skinny: Returns entire defense, All-State striker Brad Martin, state ODP midfielder Chaz Losarn and Bethesda United midfielder Mike Dougherty.

8. Archbishop Curley

Last season: 19-1-3, No. 3

Skinny: MIAA A Conference champs and perennial power rebuilds around five returning starters, including midflelder Dale Rothe, striker George Bakoulas and new coach Barry Stitz.

9. C. Milton Wright

Last season: 11-5, NR

Skinny: Class 4A regional semifinalist returns eight starters and has a well-balanced team.

10. Fallston

Last season: 14-2-1, No. 7

Skinny: State 3A runner-up is senior-dominated and hoping to revenge lopsided state final loss to River Hill.

11. Calvert Hall

Last season: 8-9-1,NR

Skinny: MIAA A Conference semifinalist returns 13 lettermen but graduated All-State midfielder and leader Mike Joseph.

12. Franklin

Last season: 13-3, No.9

Skinny: Baltimore County champs return 11 starters, including All-State striker Chris Borcik.

13. Dulaney

Last season: 15-1-1, No.6

Skinny: State 4A co-champs hurt by graduations but have strong senior nucleus led by All-State forward Jonathan Newton.

14. Severna Park

Last season: 15-5, No.11

Skinny: 4A East Region champs and perennial Anne Arundel power rebuilds.

15. Glenelg

Last season: 4-7-4, NR

Skinny: Class 1A South Region finalist returns nine starters, led by goalkeeper Corey Shea.

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