All-harford County

June 08, 2008

GIRLS LACROSSE

Player of the Year Allyson Carey John Carroll

When it came to winning possession, no one did it better than Carey. She controlled 74 draws - an average of four per game - to give the Patriots an advantage right from the first whistle. Her dominance in the midfield was a major reason behind the Patriots going 18-0, winning their second straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship and finishing with the No. 1 ranking.

A two-time All-Metro selection, the senior also played a key role on attack with 52 goals and 37 assists, as well as on defense where she could come up with a caused turnover and spark the Patriots' transition game.

Coach of the Year Krystin Porcella John Carroll

A former Patriots player, Porcella certainly had plenty of talent on her team, but she had to manage how they handled the great expectations placed on a veteran team that was expected to repeat as IAAM A Conference champion.

In addition to mapping strategies to contend with the one tough team after another, including then-No. 1 Mount Hebron and No. 3 McDonogh (twice), Porcella helped the Patriots deal with the mounting pressure as they went unbeaten through the season. They pulled through a couple of one-goal tournament games before beating McDonogh, 11-6, to cap an 18-0 season. The team

Name School CL P

Casey Ancarrow John Carroll Sr. A

Brittany Dashiell John Carroll Jr. A

Julia Heaps North Harford Jr. A

Roxi Raab Fallston Jr. A

Mallory Vogel C.M. Wright Sr. M

Shannon Bone North Harford Sr. M

Allyson Carey John Carroll Sr. M

Grace Gaeng John Carroll Sr. M

Monica Fischer Fallston Jr. M

Liz Johnson C.M. Wright So. M

Maddie Salamone Bel Air Jr. M

Anne Brockmeyer John Carroll Sr. D

Chrissy Jones North Harford Sr. D

Cara Canington C.M.Wright Jr. G

Note: Team selected by Katherine Dunn and Todd Karpovich after consultation with The Sun staff and area coaches.

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