During portions of the season when the Lakers rotated two goalies, the Ohio State-bound senior's poise helped to smooth transitions.
A three-sport athlete with excellent speed and mobility, Matthews could adjust to runs from sideline to sideline, all the while remaining a stabilizing defensive force.
Alex Ashcroft - Centennial, senior, attack
Steve Bosse - Fallston, senior, attack
Ben Hunt - Severna Park, senior, attack
Randall Cooper - Friends, senior, midfield
Bryn Holmes - McDonogh, junior, midfield
Mitchell Rosensweig - Pikesville, senior, midfield
Tim Skeen - Towson, senior, midfield
Brady Smith - Loyola, senior, midfield
Michael Evans - South River, senior, defense
Charlie Kolkin - Gilman, senior, defense
Adam VanLeeuwen - Westminster, senior, defense
Jeremy Blevins - Calvert Hall, senior, goal
1. McDonogh 22-1
2. Boys' Latin 18-2
3. Loyola 14-3
4. St. Paul's 14-4
5. Calvert Hall 10-6
6. Gilman 8-6
7. Mt. St. Joseph 9-5
8. Friends 7-6
9. Dulaney 16-4
10. Severna Park 16-2
11. Centennial 16-1
12. Severn 7-9
13. Broadneck 14-3
14. Annapolis 12-4
15. Fallston 14-2
Other teams considered: Glenelg Country School (13-0), John Carroll (13-4), Park (14-2), Towson (14-3), Westminster (15-1).
Note: Teams selected by Lem Satterfield after consultation with The Sun staff and area coaches.