McDonogh's Agorsor earns national honor

January 22, 2008

McDonogh senior Chris Agorsor, The Sun's boys soccer All-Metro Player of the Year, was named the NSCAA/Adidas National High School Player of the Year.

Agorsor scored 24 goals and added eight assists to lead the No. 1 Eagles to the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship in the fall.

Joining Agorsor on the NSCAA/Adidas All-America Team were teammate Andrew Bulls, a senior midfielder, and Severna Park senior midfielder Michael Rose. Archbishop Spalding senior midfielder Christine Nairn was a repeat All-America selection on the girls' team.

McDonogh boys soccer coach Steve Nichols was named the youth boys National Coach of the Year for his work with the Casa Mia Bays program.

The players and Nichols were recognized at NSCAA Convention which took place in Baltimore over the weekend.

Towson Catholic -- Shooting guard Lashon Edwards has left the school. Edwards, a 6-foot-4 junior who has started for the No. 11 Owls (11-9) since his fresh- man year, is ranked No. 70 by Rivals. com in its Top 100 players nationally. Rivals.com also ranks Edwards No. 16 in the nation at his position for the class of 2009.

Arundel -- Standout 6-foot-3 junior center-forward Simone Egwu did not break her collarbone Friday against South River as first thought and is expected to be back playing in a week. "Simone is fine and will be in a sling for a couple of days," said her mother, Brigitte Bivens-Egwu. Egwu averages 13.1 points and 10.1 rebounds for the No. 3 Wildcats.

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