Players To Watch

March 15, 2006

Megan Bosica -- Mount Hebron, midfield -- The 2005 All-Metro Player of the Year does it all on both ends of the field. The senior had 65 goals last season and 17 caused turnovers.

Jackie Doherty -- Mount Hebron, defense -- The second-team All-Metro junior helped the Vikings hold opponents to just 2.8 goals per game, and none hit double digits.

Christina Dove -- Bel Air, midfield -- Harford County's top scorer returns after a 42-goal, 31-assist junior season to lead the Bobcats in a close county race.

Ali Flury -- Broadneck, midfield -- The second-team All-Metro senior had a knack for scoring at critical moments, rolling up 65 goals and 17 assists.

Kristen Horsman -- Dulaney, defense -- In addition to being the Lions' top defender, the All-Metro second-team junior also had 23 goals and 21 assists.

Brittany Mallory --McDonogh, midfield -- The All-Metro junior opted for basketball in college, but she's no less a force on the lacrosse field - 61 goals last season.

Becca Markle -- North Carroll, goal -- The senior, who had a 62 percent save rate, could be a huge factor in a close Carroll County race.

Caitlyn McFadden -- Notre Dame Prep, midfield -- The Blazers' top goal-scorer, an All-Metro senior, doubles as one of their best defenders, excelling as a transition catalyst.

Allison Perkins -- St. Mary's, attack -- Split-second timing and precise passing resulted in 106 assists last season for the All-Metro senior.

Amanda Spinnenweber --Chesapeake-AA, midfield -- A knack for creating scoring opportunities helped the second-team All-Metro senior roll up 56 goals and 17 assists.

Other notables -- Anastasia Adam, Severn; Brittany Baer, Westminster; Bretton Bathras, Severn; Kelly Burgoyne, Century; Hollis Burman, Dulaney; Caitlin Burr, Centennial; Ally Carey, John Carroll; Christian Carr, St. Mary's; Kristen Carr, Mercy; Natalie Cullers, South River; Cory Donohoe, North Harford; Kim Dubansky, McDonogh; Kelsey Ferris, Severna Park; Chelsea Ford, John Carroll; Emily Franke, Towson; Jacqueline Giles, Mount Hebron; Jessie Heisterman, Broadneck; Katie Hertsch, Winters Mill; Jill Hodges, South River; Claire Hubbard, Towson; Alice Hughes, North Carroll; Brittany Kalkstein, Roland Park; Marye Kellerman, Maryvale; Caitlin Mathers, Poly; Brooke Matthews, Friends; Chelsie McNeil, C. Milton Wright; Erika Mihm, Annapolis; Alex Mundy, Glenelg; Lizze O'Ferrall, Mount de Sales; Jill Puffenbarger, Severna Park; Katie Rees, Catonsville; Amanda Rosenberg, Bryn Mawr; Samantha Schrum, St. Mary's; Jessica Sturgill, Centennial; Meredith Torr, Bryn Mawr; Maria Valderas, Seton Keough; Mary Waller, C. Milton Wright; Caity Whiteley, St. Paul's; Lindsey Winkler, Western.

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