Senior Issue: All Senior Team

by Malec Fahmy and Adam Pfeiffer ’20

Michael Boyd (Football) 

Boyd was a three year member of the varsity football team, and also played varsity lacrosse his junior year. In his senior season, he was named first team All-County, while helping lead the football team to a Division championship. He also was a team captain and won the team Lineman of the Year award. He will continue playing football at Slippery Rock University.

Favorite Memory: Beating Howard in football his senior year. 

Ian Brady (Baseball) 

Brady was a two year member of the varsity baseball team. He won the 2019 varsity Cy Young award, was named first team All-Division, and was selected to the 2019 Maryland Cup and 2019 MSABC Futures West Teams as a junior. He helped the team win division and regional titles, on their way to a state finals appearance. Heading into his senior season, Brady was an MSABC preseason All-State selection, and was voted team captain prior to the Coronavirus pandemic ending the season before it began. He will continue playing baseball at Virginia Wesleyan University.

Favorite Memory: Daily practices with his teammates, and the day they went to states, and everything that led up to the game, like the bus ride and pregame warmups.

Luke Cheng (Baseball) 

Cheng was a four year member of the varsity baseball team, and also played varsity soccer his freshman and sophomore years. He was twice voted a baseball team captain, (2019 and 2020), and in 2019 was an All-Region selection. In 2020, Cheng was also named to the MSABC preseason All-State team, and was an NHSBCA preseason All-American. Cheng was a division and regional champion in both baseball and soccer, reaching the soccer state semis as a sophomore, and lost in the baseball state finals as a junior. He will continue playing baseball at Illinois State University.

Favorite Memory: Spending time with his teammates on and off the field, and winning the regional championship last year in baseball. 

Ryan Deerin (Football) 

Deerin was a three year member of the varsity football team, and also played varsity lacrosse as a sophomore and junior. He won the football Sportsmanship Award his senior year, and was voted a team captain, while helping to lead the team to a division championship. Deerin was also named 2nd team All-Division his senior year. 

Favorite Memory: Beating Howard on their homecoming.

Eddie Dumas (Football) 

Dumas was a three year varsity football player, in addition to being a four year varsity track runner. He was voted a football team captain in 2019, and earned two coaches awards (2018, 2019). As a junior, he earned county and regional track titles, en route to a team MVP. His senior year, he was a first team All-Division selection, and helped lead the football team to a division title. Dumas will continue playing Division I football at Towson University.

Favorite Memory: Intercepting three passes in one game, and qualifying for New Balance Track Nationals. 

Sean Enright (Cross Country, Track)

Enright was a four year runner on the varsity cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track teams. As a junior, he won cross country team and indoor track MVPs, and was named to the All-Region cross country team. As a senior, Enright was named to the RunWashington magazine preseason and postseason cross country teams, was a cross country team captain, and selected to the All-County, All-Region, and All-State cross country teams, and the All-County indoor track team. He was named a All-Decade team honorable mention, and will continue running cross country and track at Johns Hopkins University.

Favorite Memory: Winning the 2019 Chesapeake Invitational as a team.

Malec Fahmy (Swim) 

Fahmy was a four year member of the varsity swim team, as well as spending two years on varsity golf. He was a team captain, boys swimming Sportsmanship Award recipient in 2019, and team MVP in 2020. At the State Championship meet in 2019, Fahmy helped earn the Dr. Douglas Sutherland Sportsmanship Award. In addition, he was a three time Top Ten State Finalist, three time Metro Finalist, and seven time Top Three Regional Finalist. Over four years, he contributed to a third place (2019), second place (2018, 2020), and first place (2017) regional team. Fahmy plans to swim club at the University of Maryland.

Favorite Memory: Each year, Metros provided Fahmy with memories that will last a lifetime. The unparalleled energy, competition, and team comradery is something that he has never and will never experience again in his life. Swimming in the Metros Finals was the most exciting experience he has had in his swimming career. 

Ian Gormley (Track) 

Gormley was a member of the varsity track team for three years and cross country for two years. He was a Sportsmanship Award winner as well as team captain. Gormley has contributed to both a divisional and regional championship. Gormley will continue his track career at Dickinson College. 

Favorite Memory: Beating Paint Branch in their relay. 

Dylan Grant (Lacrosse) 

Grant was a four year member of the varsity lacrosse team, while also playing varsity football for two years. He was a captain for lacrosse his junior and senior years, with his senior season unfortunately being cancelled. Grant was a part of two region champion lacrosse teams (2018 and 2019), and helped the football team win their division in 2019. As a junior, he was a 2nd team All-Division lacrosse selection, and as a senior was selected to the All-4A North 2nd Team. Grant will continue playing lacrosse at Salisbury University.

Favorite Memory: Scoring two touchdowns to help beat Howard for the first time in Sherwood football history.

Brandon Holda (Wrestling)

Holda was a four year varsity wrestler, and also ran varsity track as a freshman. He was a four time regional qualifier, placing three times to reach the State Tournament. He also won the Grapple at the Brook tournament, and reached the finals of the Northern Patriot Classic Twice. Holda eclipsed the 100 win mark, becoming the 12th Sherwood wrestler to do so. He hopes to wrestle club at either Montgomery College, or the University of Maryland in two years.

Favorite Memory: Spending time with his teammates at the hotels for overnight tournaments.

Nate Lacey (Basketball) 

Lacey was a four year member of the varsity basketball team, being named a team captain both his junior and senior year. His senior year, Lacey was a second team All-County selection, and was named to the All-State team as an Honorable Mention. He will continue playing basketball at Washburn University.

Favorite Memory: All of his coaches, trainers and student sections supporting him for all four years.

Bryan Major (Basketball) 

Major was a three year member of the varsity basketball team. In his senior season, Sherwood won their winter tournament and Major took home the MVP honors. Major will be attending University of Tampa and is unsure if he will continue his playing career.

Favorite Moment: Scrimmaging at practice against each other and talking smack to one another in a competitive environment.  

Kyle Natoli (Volleyball)

Natoli was a four year member of the Sherwood varsity volleyball program, spending three years on the Co-ed team and one year on the varsity boys team. In 2019, Natoli was awarded Most Improved Player and named captain of the boys team. Natoli helped play a large role in three division championships, three regional championships, as well as a 2019 County championship. After exploring his options, he will play club Volleyball at Penn State. 

Favorite memory: Winning the regional championship junior year and only losing one set the whole season, finishing with an undefeated 15-0 record.

Joni Ndrenika (Soccer)

Ndrenika was a three year member of the varsity soccer team. In his senior season, he was named team captain and selected to participate in the Montgomery County All-Star Game. Ndrenika helped lead Sherwood to two division titles, a regional title, and a state semifinal in 2017. He will continue his playing career at Frostburg State University. 

Favorite Memory: Double overtime win against Urbana in 2017 to go to the regional final. Urbana was the defending state champions at the time and to knock them out deep in the playoffs with a packed student section was a massive moment.

Adam Pfeiffer (Wrestling, Football) 

Pfeiffer wrestled on varsity for four years, and also played varsity football for four years. As a wrestler, he was a two year captain, won the 2020 4A/3A North Region title, and qualified for the State Tournament every year, placing twice (6th as a junior, 3rd as a senior). As a senior, he was a Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention, and finished his career with 131 victories, 4th most in Sherwood history. In football, Pfeiffer was also a two year captain, a two time team Defensive MVP, and was a first team All-County selection as a senior. He will continue wrestling at the University of Maryland.

Favorite Memory: Winning regionals his senior year, and the Friday Night Lights

Diego Ramirez (Soccer) 

Ramirez was a three year member of the varsity soccer team. He was named to the All-County and All-State teams as well as earning team MVP awards in 2018 and 2019. Ramirez played a pivotal role in Sherwood’s two division titles, a regional title, and a state semifinal during his three years of varsity soccer. Unsure on his college plans, Ramirez plans to continue playing at Stevenson College or Mount St. Mary’s. 

Favorite Moment: Winning regionals at home sophomore year and starting on the team as a 10th grader 

Radhika Abeywickrama (Field Hockey)

Abeywickrama was a three year member of the varsity field hockey team. She was named a captain her senior year, helping lead the team to its third straight division title, as well as a regional championship. Abeywickrama was named second team All-Division as a junior, before being named first team All-Division and second team All-County as a senior. She plans on continuing playing on a club team in college.

Favorite Memory: The amazing friends and bonds she made with her teammates and coaches, as well as winning the Regional Championship.

Ayana Antoine (Track)

Antoine was a member of the varsity indoor and outdoor track team for four years. She was a four year county and regional qualifier, placing sixth in the shotput in 2019. In addition, Antoine is a Sportsmanship Award recipient. She plans on returning to Sherwood to help coach the next throwers.

Favorite Memory: The first day of outdoor freshman year Antoine planned to try out for volleyball but track Coach Dan Reeks pulled her out of volleyball tryouts and directed her over to the track and she has been doing outdoor track ever since.

Eliza Averbach (Soccer) 

Averbach was a four year member of the girls varsity soccer team along with spending her freshman season on varsity lacrosse as well. In an outstanding career, Averbach was named a captain both for her junior and senior season. In addition, she won team MVP in 2017 and 2019, and was named the US Army Impact Player of the Month in November 2019. Averbach was a part of two regional championships in 2017 and 2018.

Favorite Memory: Beating Blair in the regional final in penalty kicks. “They are our rivals so it made the win extra special.”

Hannah Bowers (Softball)

Bowers was a four year member of the girls varsity softball team along with spending one year on varsity basketball. Bowers was a Co-captain in 2019 in addition to receiving All-Division honors. Along with her individual accomplishments, Bowers has also participated in two State Finals, finishing second in 2017 and winning the championship in 2019.   

Favorite Memory: Winning states, but also every practice and game that led up to it. Bowers is extremely proud of the team and all their accomplishments over the years.

Lauren Chrosniak (Lacrosse)

Chrosniak was a three year member of the varsity lacrosse team. In her career, Chrosniak was first team All-Division, an All-County Honorable Mention, and received team captain honors. As a member of the girls lacrosse team, Chrosniak was a part of a State Semifinals team in 2017, three Sectional Final appearances (2017, 2018, 2019), and a 2017 Regional Final.

Favorite Memory: Bonding and improving with the team throughout throughout her tenure

Annabelle Kahn (Volleyball) 

Kahn was a four year member of the varsity girls and coed volleyball teams. She was twice named a captain of the girls team (2018 and 2019), and was a captain of the coed team her senior year. She won the co-ed team sportsmanship award twice (2017 and 2018), while leading the team to three co-ed division championships, as well as a co-ed county championship her junior year. As a member of the girls varsity volleyball team, Kahn was a three time regional champion (2016, 2017, 2019), reaching the State Semifinals in 2017, and the State Finals in 2016. She plans on playing intramural volleyball at the University of Arizona.

Favorite Memory: Playing at Ritchie Coliseum at the University of Maryland, and winning coed counties. 

Ashton Labarta (Field Hockey) 

Labarta has been a two year member of the varsity field hockey team. In her senior season, she was named captain and helped lead the team to the number one seed, where the team won the regional championship and advanced to the state quarterfinals. Labarta hopes to play on the University of Maryland club team. 

Favorite memory: The Regional finals game against Paint Branch this year. The game went into double overtime and then had to go into shootouts. It was the most intense game she has ever played.

Lindsey Morris (Track) 

Morris spent four years in the varsity indoor and outdoor track teams, and was named a captain her senior year. Morris was named most dedicated and most improved her junior year, and ran at the Penn Relays, the Regional championships, and the State championships.  

Favorite Memory: Roaming Philadelphia with her teammates during an overnight meet.

Christi Mathis (Basketball, Softball)

Mathis was a four year member of the varsity softball team, while also playing varsity basketball for three years. In softball, she reached the state championship game in 2017 and 2019, winning it her junior year, unaware that would be her last time suiting up for Sherwood. She earned All-Met and All-County honors. Mathis was named a basketball team captain her senior year, leading the basketball team to a division title. She will continue playing softball at Montgomery College.

Favorite Memory: Winning states with a team that is her family. It is an unforgettable feeling.

Gracie Manlapaz (Softball)

Manlapaz was a four year member of the varsity softball team. Along with being named a captain, Manlapaz was a part of many team accomplishments. In 2017, softball advanced to the State Finals. In 2018, a Sectional Final. In what no one knew would be the final game of her Sherwood career, Manlapaz was a contributing factor to a State Championship in 2019. She looks to continue playing club softball at the University of Tennessee. 

Favorite Memory: Winning the State Championship in 2019, which also qualifies as the best day of her life thus far.

Megan McDonald (Lacrosse)

McDonald was a four year member of the varsity lacrosse team. She was a captain in her senior year, and was also a contributing part in a state semi-final, three sectional finals, and a regional final in 2017.

Favorite Memory: The Whitman game in 2019 which felt unlike any other she has played in. 

Anna Roberts (Volleyball) 

Roberts has been a three year member of the varsity coed and girls volleyball team. Roberts was named MVP for girls volleyball her junior year and captain of the girls volleyball team senior year. She was a part of a regional championship and state semifinal in 2017, and a regional championship in 2019. In addition, she helped lead the coed team to a county championship in 2019. 

Favorite Memory: The Dig Pink game every year.

Sydney Spillman (Volleyball) 

Spillman has been a four year member of the varsity volleyball team. During that time, she has received an All-County honorable mention in 2017 as well as being selected as a senior All-Star for the county this past season. In addition to her individual accomplishments, Spillman was a part of a State Final in 2016, a regional championship and State Semifinal in 2017, and a regional championship in 2019. 

Favorite Memory: Playing in the state finals freshman year. “The energy from the crowd was insane and everything about it was so memorable!”

Hannah St. Laurent (Basketball, Volleyball) 

St. Laurent was one of Sherwood’s most accomplished athletes over the last four years. She spent two years on varsity coed volleyball, four years on varsity girls volleyball, four years on varsity basketball, and her freshman year on varsity softball. St. Laurent was captain of both volleyball and basketball her senior year after earning Most Improved for both sports her junior year. In the 2018-2019 season, St. Laurent earned second team all county honors for basketball. In volleyball, she won regionals three times (2016, 2017, 2019), reaching the State Quarterfinals in 2019, State Semifinals in 2017, and the State Finals in 2016. For basketball, she won the division in her junior year. For coed volleyball, she won counties her junior year. St. Laurent plans on playing club volleyball at Clemson.

Favorite Memory: Sherwood sports has brought St. Laurent some of her closest friends and happiest memories. Every season has always been something new and exciting.

Ally Walsh (Lacrosse)

Walsh has been a four year member of the girls varsity lacrosse team. In 2020, she was named captain, in 2019, she was awarded Most Improved athlete and second team All-Division. In 2018 Walsh was the girls lacrosse sportsmanship award recipient. Walsh also played in three sectional finals (2017, 2018, 2019), one State Semifinal (2017), and a Regional Final in 2017.

Favorite memory: Getting the opportunity to play with her sister and making it to the state semifinal in 2017.

Amanda Wenhold (Swim) 

Wenhold was a member of the varsity swim team for four years. In those four years, she was a two time team MVP (2018, 2020), a captain, and four time All State and All Met. In addition to being a Metro and State finalist, Wenhold has multiple championships in the highest level high school swim meets in the area. While these individual accolades are incredible in itself, Wenhold also helped lead Sherwood to one Metro championships, two state championships, and four regional titles. Wenhold will be attending Wingate University in North Carolina and continuing her swimming career on a full athletic scholarship.

Favorite memory: Team bonding/being able to build stronger friendships, dressing up for spirit days, cheering really loud and encouraging everyone to do their best at meets, winning and attending the best meets in the state, celebrating the spirit of swimming itself, and witnessing the success and the growing the team has become as a whole.