2016 All-County Girls’ Lacrosse
Coach of The Year Mary Dunman, Perryville
Guided Panthers to 10-1 regular season and perfect record in lower division to win Susquehanna title with help of assistant coaches … will compete in upper Chesapeake Division next season … undefeated against county opponents … defeated upper-division Havre de Grace for first time in nine years … earned top seed in 2A-1A North Region Section II Tournament … reached third-straight region final after beating Bohemia Manor 21-0 on May 13 and Elkton 14-6 on May 13 … thirdstraight Coach of The Year award and fourth in last five years.
Player of The Year
Sydnie Bjork Perryville, Jr., Att. County’s first three-time Player of The Year in girls’ lacrosse … led Panthers in goals (57) and points (88) … recorded 31 assists … won 40 draws … collected 47 ground balls … intercepted four passes …high lacrosse IQ, could impact the game even when face-guarded and denied the ball … hard, accurate shooter … served as junior captain for Susquehanna Division champions … three-time All-County Player of the Year.
Maura Muldoon Elkton, Sr., Att. Senior leader on Golden Elks’ attack unit … scored 30 goals and distributed 10 assists while starting every game … led Elkton with six points (four goals and two assists) in 2A-1A North Region Section II Semifinal win over county rival North East on May 13 … back-to-back All-County selection.
Bea Muscella Perryville, So., Att. Key contributor to Cecil County’s top offense … recorded 34 goals and 18 assists for 52 points … scooped 38 ground balls and controlled 11 draws … intercepted three passes … helped Panthers to undefeated record against county teams and division opponents … 2015 honorable mention.
Liz Zatalava Rising Sun, So., Att. Tigers leader in goals (34) and assists (24) … recorded 58 points total … scored on nearly 50 percent of her shots … picked up 28 ground balls … tallied four goals including gamewinner with 1:34 remaining in 12-11 comeback win over Elkton on April 25.
Brianna Christie North East, Sr., Mid. Top goal scorer in Cecil County with 69 … fast midfielder able to dodge to the goal with ease … finished 48 percent of shots on goal … second on Indians with 14 assists … recorded eight goals and one assist against Elkton and Aberdeen on April 27 and April 29, respectively … back-to-back All-County selection.
Erin DePaul Elkton, Jr., Mid. Junior led Golden Elks with 54 goals and 18 assists for 72 points … one of county’s most dominant forces on draw control … scored five goals, including three in final seven minutes and game winner in overtime during 11-10 win at Rising Sun on April 8 … back-toback All-County selection.
Amy O’Dell North East, Sr., Mid. Second on Indians in goals (41) and team leader in assists (17) … finished with 58 total points … quarterbacked offense from behind the goal … accurate shooter, finished 53 percent of shots … 2015 honorable mention selection.
Talyor Poore Perryville, Sr., Mid. Passionate, dynamic player that finished second to teammate Sydnie Bjork for most points in county … recorded 85 points (45 goals and 40 assists) … four-year player that helped Panthers program reach new heights … won 47 draws … collected 63 ground balls … intercepted three passes … twoway midfielder with major presence on both ends … three-time All-County selection.
Jess Borchardt Rising Sun, Sr., Def. Tigers leader with 42 ground balls … caused team-high 15 turnovers … scored three goals on only seven shots … handout out two assists … helped Tigers to second seed in 3A2A North Region Section II Tournament and first-round win over Eastern Tech.
Taylor DiPietro Perryville, Jr., Def. Low defender who started Panthers’ transition to attack … caused 10 turnovers and scooped 22 ground balls … recorded three assists … key piece in team’s double teams and would face guard top opposing attackers … back-to-back All-County selection.
Ally Remesch Perryville, Sr., Def. Unsung hero and fouryear player that helped Panthers improve each year, resulting in Susquehanna Division title as senior … controlled 17 draws and intercepted eight passes … gathered 21 ground balls … played up at midfield and recorded 21 goals and 17 assists … among top defensive players to come through Cecil County … three-time AllCounty selection.
Delaney Shertz Elkton, Jr., Def. Strongest, most consistent defender for Golden Elks … collected 30 ground balls while anchoring defense … junior started every game for team.
Kelsey Perkins Rising Sun, Sr., GK Back line of Tigers defense … senior stopped 101 shots on the season … came up clutch late in several close contests … saves critical to Tigers’ three one-goal victories.
Honorable Mention Catherine Sciamanna, Bohemia Manor Angel Lowe, Elkton Anna Gamble, North East Mackensie Kilby, North East Kiley McMullen, North East Abbie Jones, Perryville Jordan Justice, Perryville Kyleigh Knell, Perryville Logan Alexander, Rising Sun Heather Amos, Rising Sun Jasmyne Moore, Rising Sun Maggie Palfi, Rising Sun
Sydnie Bjork has been named the first three-time Player of the Year in Cecil County history.
PERKINS, RISING SUN