defensive presence for the Sabres. Blair Goodrich So., Kent Island Goodrich often started at midfield and shifted throughout the field the rest of the game, a superb athlete with the ability to cover all corners with aplomb.
She led the Bucs with 59 draw controls, while also routinely stuffing the stat sheets to the tune of 33 goals, 13 assists, 54 groundballs, 16 caused turnovers and 10 takeaways. Goodrich plays club ball for Maryland United. * ** Attack Josephine Smith
Sr., Gunston Smith was a three-year member of the ESIAC and Capital Area Lacrosse League all-conference teams, coinciding with her three years as the primary finisher for the Herons varsity unit.
Smith capped her senior season with 38 goals, 28 assists. 39 groundballs, eight caused turnovers and 15 takeaways. She will be attending St. Vincent College in western Pennsylvania this fall.
Kylie Tulowitzky So., Queen Anne’s Much of the Lions’ future success will hinge on the continued development of Rulapaugh and Tulowitzky, who scored 35 goals, passed for 10 assists and picked up 32 groundballs in her second year with the varsity.
The Lady Blue Crabs club player is a candidate to make the biggest leap in 2019 with added responsibilities.
Camryn Pepper So., North Caroline The do-everything Pepper was at the forefront of the Bulldogs’ emergence from Bayside also-rans to competing with perennial contenders. Pepper netted 25 goals, 21 assists and 23 groundballs, and should only improve her performance and profile in 2019 given North Caroline’s rapid rise in the conference.
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Defense Sydney Holtzner Sr., Kent Island Tasked with checking the other team’s top finisher in virtually every game, Holtzner was also a ball-hawk throughout the season with 38 groundballs, 18 caused turnovers and eight takeaways.
The Buccaneers’ team captain is also a Maryland United alum, and will attend Florida Southern beginning this fall. Myia Jeter So., Easton Arguably the best defender in the Bayside Conference, Jeter also bolsters her play with impeccable stick work when carrying the ball, and has the ability to shift to midfield when called to duty. The Lady Blue Crabs member is already drawing attention from numerous Division I schools, and should be a virtual lock for the first-team All-Mid-Shore team for the remainder of her high school career.
Grace Sweetak Jr., Queen Anne’s The leader of a Queen Anne’s defense that found its stride later in the season, The Chesapeake Club Lacrosse member has verbally committed to Rollins (Fla.) College.
Goalie Kyleigh Hessian Sr., Kent Island The Buccaneers allowed more than 10 goals to only one Bayside Conference program in 2018, and Hessian, as the final line of defense, was instrumental in that dominance. Voted as the team MVP on defense by Kent Island, Hessian excelled on eight-meter shots and made 132 saves, including a combined 27 from the 2A East Section II final and onward.
Hessian, another decorated Maryland United member, will be attending Seton Hall University beginning this fall.
*** Second Team
Midfield Annabelle Gillespie, So., Gunston (33G, 15A, 74DC, 32GB, 18CT, 14TA): Gillespie performed at every position for the Herons, and filled over 95 percent
Callie Crawford, Sr., Queen Anne’s (32G, 4A, 15GB): The Lions’ workhorse in the midfield also played for the Lady Blue Crabs and is headed to Haverford (Pa.) College.
Shannon Donovan, Jr., Queen Anne’s (18G, 13A, 28GB): The Maryland United performer has verbally committed to Queens (N.C.) University.
Maddie Boehm, Sr., Saints Peter and Paul (11G, 4A, 32DC, 35GB, 12CT): The Indiana University-bound Boehm was a firstteam All-ESIAC in 2018.
Morgan Tracy, So., Cambridge-South Dorchester (37G, 18A, 57 percent DC): The Dolphins Lacrosse Club member is already receiving looks from Division I schools.
Attack Anna Roser, Fr., Easton (32G, 12A, 7DC): The M&D Black club participant played every position on the field and was particularly adept when shifting to the midfield.
Morgan Gunn, Jr., Kent Island (28G, 9A, 12DC, 28GB, 7CT): Gunn’s athleticism pulled her toward midfield at crunch time for the Bucs. She also plays for the Lady Blue Crabs and has verbally committed to George Mason University.
Sarah Bradley, Jr., Saints Peter and Paul (39G, 8A, 12GB, 5CT): Bradley played defense and attack and was second on the team in scoring.
Bayley Tracy, So., Cambridge-SD (38G, 22A): The Dolphins Lacrosse Club player formed a potent combination with twin sister Morgan. She is also being recruited by Division I programs.
Defense Emma Caulk, Jr., Queen Anne’s: Caulk has verbally agreed to attend University of Cincinnati and also plays for Chesapeake Club Lacrosse.
Keelyn Haarhoff, Sr., Kent Island (15CT, 8TA): Haarhoff’s great speed aided her abilities as a strong ballhandler. The Maryland United alum is headed to Longwood (Va.) University this fall.
Alex Lawton, Jr., North Caroline (10G, 3A, 11DC, 27GB, 6CT): Lawton has verbally agreed to attend Grand Valley State (Mich.) University and was the 2018 captain for the Bulldogs. Given her all-around abilities, the Lady Blue Crabs member is a leading candidate to make the biggest leap in her final year playing high school lacrosse.
Goalie Emily Griffith, So., Easton (98 saves): Griffith’s stick work stems from her time as a defender, and the Lady Blue Crabs member is also more than capable of marking players on the field once stepping outside of the circle.
Honorable Mention Cambridge-SD: Jenna Blue, Jr., G (over 15 saves per game); Elizabeth Dodge, Jr., D (57GB, 31CT); Micah Slacum Sr., M (10G, 5A); Karli Hughes, Jr., M (21G, 13A).
Easton: Lily Osborne, Fr., M (25G, 10A, 34DC); Erin McDonald, Sr., D.
Kent Island: Kaylen Karnes, Jr., A (14G, 23A, 12DC, 36GB, 13CT, 8TA); Alley Heath, Jr., A (28G, 12A, 22GB, 5CT); Kelley Poole, Sr., A (20G, 14A, 16GB, 10CT); Madalyn Messersmith Jr., D (2DC, 25GB, 8CT).
North Caroline: Pearl Sutton, So., M (11G, 9A, 39DC, 29GB, 6CT); Natalie Calloway, Jr., A/M (10G, 11DC, 16GB); Kylie Phillips, Jr., M (10G, 3A, 13DC, 13GB); Corinne Webb, Fr., A/M (25G, 8DC, 17GB); Emilee Lawton, Fr., D (3G, 11GB, 3CT); Sarah Ferkler, Jr., M/D (6G, 21GB, 21CT); Sydnie Bisesi, So., D (5G, 6DC, 11GB); Kaylee Jester, Jr., A/M (13G, 9A, 5DC, 10GB).
Queen Anne’s: Addy Caulk, Fr., A/M (23G, 14A, 15GB); Sarah Bowyer, So., M (14G, 11A, 25GB).
Saints Peter and Paul: Caroline McKelvey, Fr., M (10G, 4A, 30DC, 29GB, 10CT).
Editor’s Note: Nominations and statistics were not made available by Kent County High School.
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