Players To Watch

High School Sports

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Boys Soccer

September 04, 2001

Matt Boras

Midfield, River Hill

The skilled senior distributes well, but he also can score (four goals, eight assists) and is the Hawks' pivotal player.

Kosta Fleytman

Midfield, Franklin

The "Russian Lightning" (17 goals, 15 assists) is a good one-on-one player with excellent touch and distributing ability.

Jamie Flynn

Sweeper, Perry Hall

Honorable mention All-State last season, the 6-foot, 180-pound back is drawing looks from UMBC and East Carolina.

Mike Glancey

Forward, Mount Hebron

The senior earned his second state title plaque and second-team All-Metro honors with a 16-goal, six-assist season.

Brandon Hawkes

Sweeper, Oakland Mills

Sure-footedness and quick reactions earned the senior his third state title plaque and second-team All-Metro for the defense-oriented Scorpions.

Saah Johnson

Forward, Mount St. Joseph

A pure striker, crafty on the ball, composed in the box, he scored 13 goals as a freshman.

Kevin Mezzadra

Midfield, Loyola

Can distribute or finish (13 goals, five assists) with equal ability, and the senior is solidly built at 6-2, 185 pounds.

J.P. Murphy

Midfield, Severna Park

The unselfish, versatile senior who'll man almost any position, he is the only returning first-team All-County player from Anne Arundel County.

Nick Warner

Goalkeeper, Dulaney

The third-year player posted 10 shutouts and had a .926 save percentage as a junior, stopping 151 of 163 shots.

Brian Yi

Midfield, McDonogh

The only returning first-team All-Metro player, the junior is a technically superior player who posted 18 assists and seven goals.

Other notable players

James Agorsor, Arundel; Gabe Amponsah, Oakland Mills; Marco Barresi, Fallston; Kwaku Boateng, Hammond; Powell Cucchiella, Eastern Tech; Brandon Franklin, Liberty; Chris Daniloski, Mount Carmel; Michael Dougherty, Mount St. Joseph; Brandon Hines, River Hill; Derrick Jameson, Howard; Jeff Kocher, C. Milton Wright; Tim Lane, Centennial; Kyle MCue, McDonogh; Phil Phillips, Calvert Hall; Corey Shea, Glenelg; John Stallings, Sparrows Point; Brian Swiech, Mount Hebron; C.J. Twombley, Northeast; Jesse Weisburg, Severna Park; Nate Yinger, Francis Scott Key.

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