Boys soccer: First team

December 10, 2009

Oumar Ballo
Archbishop Curley, defender, senior

•A three-time first-team All-Metro pick

•A four-year starter, Ballo often took the best opposing forwards out of the game

•"He is physically gifted and has a great work rate," Curley coach Barry Stitz said.

•He will attend Loyola

Geaton Caltabiano
Mount St. Joseph, midfielder, senior

•Led the Gaels in points with 16 goals and eight assists

•Had the winning goal in MIAA A Conference quarterfinals against Curley and winning penalty kick in semifinal shootout against Calvert Hall

•Scored both goals in a regular-season victory over McDonogh, then the No. 1 team in the nation

•Has taken official visits to Wake Forest, UMBC and Loyola

Pete Caringi III
Calvert Hall, forward, senior

•Finished the season with 14 goals, six assists in 16 games

•Scored the lone goal in the Cardinals' upset of then-No. 1 McDonogh and added a goal and an assist in a 3-1 victory over No. 14 Gilman in the same week

•Had two goals in the MIAA A Conference semifinals against No. 1 Mount St. Joseph

•Considering UMBC, North Carolina State and Providence

Marquez Fernandez
McDonogh, defender, senior

•A four-year starter who has been to four consecutive MIAA A Conference finals, winning two

•Scored 11 goals while anchoring an Eagles defense that recorded 18 shutouts

•Member of U.S. Under-17 national team

•Will attend Maryland after receiving scholarship offers from Virginia, Wake Forest, Duke and North Carolina

Joe Glos
Perry Hall, forward, junior

•Led the Gators with 13 goals and 10 assists

•Instrumental in leading Perry Hall to the Baltimore County championship

•Had two goals and an assist in Perry Hall's 5-2 upset over Calvert Hall in October

•Has several Division I colleges expressing interest, including Towson and UMBC

Mike Kane
South River, midfielder, senior

• Led the Seahawks with 11 goals and eight assists

• Finished his career with 28 goals and 18 assists

• "He is a high-character kid who helped others succeed on and of the field," South River coach Jeff Vincent said.

• Considering Loyola, UMBC, Towson, Longwood and McDaniel

Mamadou Kansaye
McDonogh, forward, senior

• Scored eight goals and had 16 assists; was at times the most dominant player on the field

• Two-year captain who led team to a 41-3-1 record over that stretch

• Member of U.S. Under-17 national team

• Will play at Maryland

Seth Moses
Loch Raven, forward-defender, junior

• Guided the Raiders to the Class 1A state championship

• Led Loch Raven with 10 goals and seven assists

• Would often move to sweeper once the Raiders took the lead

• "Moses carried this team to a state championship," Raiders coach Joe Fiedler said.

Tim Peitsch
Loyola, goalie, senior

• Led Loyola to MIAA A Conference semifinals and is a two-time first-team All-State selection

• Four-year varsity starter

• Two-time United States Youth Soccer Association national champion, where he was named the top goalkeeper in both tournaments

• Orally committed to San Diego State

Jalen Robinson
Mount St. Joseph, defender, sophomore

• Helped control defense of top-ranked Gaels

• Scored tying goal against Calvert Hall in MIAA A Conference semifinal with 15 seconds left

• Served as captain of U.S. Under-15 national team in spring

• Being scouted by several pro teams in Europe

Guy Skord
Broadneck, midfielder, senior

• Scored five goals while controlling the midfield

• Led Bruins to Class 4A East regional championship

• Four-year varsity player who owns school record for games played with 66

• Considering U.S. Naval Academy and several other Division I schools

Patrick Sullivan
Marriotts Ridge, midfielder, junior

• Finished with eight goals and seven assists

• Helped Mustangs win Class 2A state championship

• Was named Howard County Player of the Year by the coaches

• Instrumental in helping Mustangs build their attack

Jon Talbot
River Hill, defender, senior

• Switched from forward to defender

• Helped the Hawks finish with an 11-3-1 record

• Led defense that allowed only five goals in county; also scored two goals

• Will attend Towson in the fall

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