Coach of the Year - Paul Foringer, Quince Orchard
One of Montgomery County’s longest-tenured coaches, Foringer led the Gaithersburg public school to an improbable postseason run in the Maryland 4A state playoffs. The Cougars, who finished the campaign at 24-3, upset previously unbeaten Wise in the state semifinal before falling in overtime to Perry Hall in the state final, 59-56.
Player of the Year - Bryan Knapp, Jewish Day School, Sr.
Knapp, a Cornell recruit, was a four-year varsity performer at the Rockville private school and scored a career-high 40 points in his final game to lead the Lions to a 24-3 record including the Potomac Valley Athletic Conference tournament championship. The area’s third-leading scorer, Knapp averaged 26.9 points per game and accumulated more than 1,800 points during his high school career.
Bryan Knapp, Jewish Day School, Sr.
Milos Apic, Sandy Spring Friends School, Sr.
Brandon Simpson, Seneca Valley, Sr.
Matt Kelly, Quince Orchard, Sr.
Anthony Duruji, St. Andrew’s, Sr.
John Fierstein, Quince Orchard, Sr.
Chyree Walker, Bullis, Sr.
Vado Morse, Bullis, Jr.
Jonathan Mustamu, Kennedy, Sr.
Kobe Colston, Blake, Sr.
Matthew Balanc, Springbrook, Jr.
Bryan Boehlert, Magruder, Sr.
Jared Bynum, Georgetown Prep, Jr.
Cameron Galic, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Sr.
Heru Bligen, St. Andrew’s, So.
Kareem Matthew, Seneca Valley, Sr.
Ian Krishnan, Clarksburg, Sr.
Lincoln Yeutter, Bullis, Jr.
Ike Nweke, Georgetown Prep, Jr.
Donnell Frayer, Landon, Sr.
Honorable Mention: Steve Etienne, Paint Branch, Sr.; Kalil Bowen, Einstein, Sr.; Brad Leventhal, Churchill, Sr. ; Alex Sanson, Whitman, Jr.; Will Quam, Wootton, Sr. ; Paris Dyson-Dimes, Gaithersburg Sr.; Trey Lucas, Seneca Valley, Sr.; Davis Long, Sherwood, Jr. ; Josh Seils, Sherwood, Sr. ; Jashon Hawkins, Richard Montgomery, Sr. ; Daryn Alexander, Richard Montgomery, Jr. ; Jordan Stover, Richard Montgomery, Sr. ; Zaire Mitchell-Paden, Richard Montgomery, Sr. ; Anthony Scafide, Georgetown Prep, Sr. ; Mezie Offurum, Georgetown Prep, Jr. ; Malakai Parker, Sandy Sping Friends School, Jr. ; Sam Rappaport, McLean School, Sr.; Dominic Doyle, St. Andrew’s, Sr.
- Triumphant over Eleanor Roosevelt, Northwest softball heads to states
- Will Pugh be the shot in the arm the Spirit need?
- Delayed by rain, Northwest comes back to defeat Blair in playoffs 3-2
- Sherwood Warriors eke out 2-1 victory for regional varsity softball championship.
- Local track and field athletes qualify for state championships at 4A West Regionals