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naomi brookner⁄the gazetteThe 2006 All-Gazette Girls Tennis first team. Front row (left to right): Coach of the Year Jenna Ries, Ashley Stodter, Kristie Blumer, Kaylee Rattie, Rachel Stream, Kelly Callan, Hanh Nguyen; back row: April Cahill, Lucy Hayes, Colleen Childs, Natalie Ellenberger, Player of the Year Emily Ellenberger, Samantha Lonsway and Molly Wannen. Not pictured: Julie Goodwin, Kelsey Flickinger and Shay Smith.
Quince Orchard, Senior, Forward
Two-time Player of the Year was centerpiece of state championship team. Coach of the Year
Quince Orchard, 9th year
Guided Cougars (16-2) to first-ever outright title over South River.
Kristie BlumerMagruder Sr. Midfielder
One of county’s most potent scorers, produced 18 goals and 8 assists.
April CahillB-CC Jr. Midfielder
Adept ball-handler and scorer helped lead Barons to state final.
Kelly Callan Springbrook Sr. Defender
Strong hits helped limit opponents’ chances and kick-start offense.
Colleen ChildsQuince Orchard Sr. Defender
Stingy defender helped Cougars produce 13 shutouts, added 9 assists.
Natalie EllenbergerQuince Orchard Jr. Defender
Did it all for Cougars: defense, ball-handling, scoring and distribution.
Julie GoodwinWhitman Sr. Midfielder
Girded backline for state semifinalists with big hits and contributed 6 goals.
Lucy HayesHolton-Arms Jr. Defender
All-ISL and team MVP pick anchored defense and produced 9 goals.
Kelsey FlickingerQuince Orchard Sr. Goalkeeper
Allowed one goal in five postseason matches, including state-final shutout.
Sam LonswayWootton Sr. Midfielder
One of county’s best passers and ball-handlers, scored 6 goals, 4 assists.
Hanh NguyenSpringbrook Sr. Defender
Ball-hawking sweeper helped Blue Devils to eight shutouts.
Kaylee RattiePoolesville Sr. Midfielder
Totaled 19 points (12 goals, 7 assists) to propel Falcons to state playoffs.
Shay SmithB-CC Sr. Midfielder
Division I prospect paced Barons with 9 goals, 11 assists.
Ashley StodterGood Counsel Sr. Forward
Three-time all-WCAC pick powered offense with 8 goals, 12 assists.
Rachel StreamPoolesville Jr. Forward
Helped Falcons produce average of 4.9 goals per game with 19 herself.
Molly Wannen Blake Sr. Defense
Crafty ball-handler paced defense that guided Bengals to regional final.
Lisa Catterton (Poolesville, Sr., Forward⁄midfielder)
Julie Grothe (Good Counsel, Soph., Forward)
Liza Kaplan (Wootton, Jr., Forward)
Kaitlin Keena (Stone Ridge, Sr., Defender)
Eileen Keller (Magruder, Sr., Defender)
Lauren Kessler (Springbrook, Sr., Goalkeeper)
Samantha Nelson (Holton-Arms, Sr., Goalkeeper)
Ana Palermo (Walter Johnson, Sr., Forward)
Nikki Schellhardt (Northwest, Jr., Forward)
Courtney Tamm (Churchill, Sr., Defender)