Byron Banegas, GK, Sr. Lewis
Banegas, the anchor of the Lancers’ solid defense, even equalized in the state quarterfinals. He will play at Marymount.
Tai Bhalla, MF, Jr., Meridian
An all-out defensive midfielder, Bhalla has led the Mustangs’ strong defense, adding four goals and four assists this season.
Aidan Connolly, MF, Jr., Langley
A threat at midfield or at the top, the junior was a dynamic part of the state champions’ balanced attack. He finished with 12 goals and 10 assists.
Cole Fisher, D, Sr, Langley
Fischer was a key leader for the Saxons, the only local team to win a state championship this spring.
Ethan Fraser, F, Jr., Tuscarora
He was an unstoppable force for the Huskies, who advanced to the state quarterfinals this spring with 27 goals and 12 assists.
Angel Garcia, MF, Sr., Briar Woods
Virginia Wesleyan was at the center of a powerful Briar Woods offense that included 22 goals and seven assists.
Ethan Gregory, F, Sr., Oakton
The Maryland signer was one of the most dangerous players in the talented 6D region, scoring 12 goals for the Cougars.
Sean Kelsey, D, Sr., Washington-Liberty
A one-loss Generals back-line leader, Kelsey was tasked with stopping the strikers in one of the region’s toughest regions.
Will Mahoney, D, Sr. McLean
He was the heart of the Highlanders team that came together in the postseason as they pieced together an unexpected path to the state semi-finals. Mahoney will play in Binghamton.
Cooper Noseworthy, MF, Jr., Osborne
Pace-setting linebacker Noseworthy helped lead the Eagles to an unbeaten record all the way to the state quarter-finals.
AJ Schuetz, F, Sr., Patriot
A Naval Academy subscriber broke the program’s record by scoring 27 goals that season for the Pioneers.
Spinello ended a long career at Falls Church by doing what he has done so often in the past two decades: helping them win the state championship. While his Mustangs finished second this year, Spinello has turned Meridian into one of the best football programs in the state. He helped the Mustangs win five state championships as a longtime assistant and then six times as head coach, a role he assumed in 2011. He retired at the end of that season.
Brandon Bonilla, MF, Sr., Washington-Liberty
Lucas Caldas, F, Sr, Dominion
Alex Gardner, MF, Jr., Meridian
Frankie Gutierrez, D, Sr., Park View
Dylan Hirmas, D, Sr. Lewis
Sheraz Saadat, GK, Sr., Briar Woods
Chris Santisteban, D, Sr, Riverside
Noel Sotelo, F, Jr, Osborne
Matthew Tissell, F, Jr., Riverside
Nate Woods, MF, Sr., Yorktown
Daniel Young, F, Sr, Fairfax
Zayan Ahmed, F, Sr, Legacy
Ryan Cassidy, MF, Sr, Loudoun Valley
Angel Chavez, F, Sr, Freedom (Woodbridge)
Mason Cunningham, MF, Sr, Yorktown
Michael Eberle, F, Sr, Forest Park
Ahmed Elgamal, F, So., City of Alexandria
Aidan Faulkner, D, Sr, Madison
José Gutierrez, F, Jr., Edison
Matthew Guzman-Weizaga, MF, Jr., Tuscarora
Hector Hernandez-Beltran, F, Sr, Wakefield
Edwin Henriquez, F, Sr., park view
Jalen Holliday, MF, Sr. McLean
Tarik Kamara, MF, Sr., Westfield
Charles Katzen, D, Sr., Centerville
Asher Kuzemka, MF, Sr. Robinson
Aidan Langley GK Sr Yorktown
Matthew Lehnert, F, Jr., Marshall
Ryan Lilly, F, Jr, Stone Bridge
Jack Lim, D, Sr, WT Woodson
Jorge Lopez Escobar, MF, Jr., Hayfield
Itzar Mejia Arteaga, D, Sr., Tuscarora
Terra Nagai, MF, Senior, Chantilly
Billy O, F, Sr., Langley
Ronaldo Oliva-Pineda, F, Sr, South Lakes
Michael Osafo, D, Sr., Judge
Anthony Pate, D, Sr, Briar Woods
Ryan Poplavsky, MF, Sr., Octon
Angel Rivas, D., Jr., Osborne
José Reyes, MF, Sr., Dominion
Augie Rubino, MF, Senior, Stone Bridge
Kevin Sandoval, D, Jr., Osborne Park
Manzi Silbo, MF, Jr., Battlefield
She Sinani, D, Senior, Langley
AJ Smith, F, Senior, Meridian
Alex Stetz, D, Sr, Lowdown Valley
Jack Sturman, MF, Jr., Independence
Merlin Torres, MF, Sr. Lewis
Fredy Vargas, MF, Sr., Washington-Liberty
Benjamin Velasquez, MF, Sr., Gar Field
Patrick Westphal, F, Sr, Herndon