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October 26, 2012

Boys Soccer Playoffs: Friday, October 26

4A West First Round

(12) Magruder 4, (5) Gaithersburg 3 (penalty kicks)

4A North First Round

(6) Sherwood 4, (11) Poly 1

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October 25, 2012

Boys Soccer Playoffs: Thursday, October 25

4A West First Round

(4) Northwest 1, (13) Kennedy 0 (2 OT)

(9) Montgomery Blair 4, (8) Clarksburg 0

(11) Richard Montgomery 1, (6) Churchill 0

4A North First Round

(8) Westminster 1, (9) Paint Branch 0

3A West First Round

(5) Einstein 6, (12) Rockville 0

(4) Frederick 1, (13) Northwood 0

(7) North Hagerstown 1, (10) Seneca Valley 0

(8) Damascus 5, (9) South Hagerstown 0

2A West First Round

(7) Poolesville 3, (10) Wheaton 0

October 22, 2012

Boys Soccer: WJ, Watkins Mill Get Regional Top Seeds In State Playoffs

The Walter Johnson High School boys soccer team, looking to return to the state finals after suffering an overtime loss to Bowie in last year’s title game, was named the top seed Monday in the 4A West region of the 2012 Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association Championship Tournament. The Wildcats received a bye in the first round in the tournament, and will face either Clarksburg or Blair in the second round.

Watkins Mill, last year’s Class 3A state champion, was named the third seed in the 3A West region. They, too, received a first-round bye and will face either Thomas Johnson or Linganore in the second round.

First round games begin on Friday, and the tournament will run through November 17.

First round matchups for Montgomery County teams:

4A West

(1) Walter Johnson – bye (will play winner of Clarksburg/Blair)

(2) Wootton – bye (will play winner of B-CC/Whitman)

(3) Quince Orchard – bye (will play winner of Churchill/RM)

(13) Kennedy @ (4) Northwest

(12) Magruder @ (5) Gaithersburg

(11) Richard Montgomery @ (6) Churchill

(10) Whitman @ (7) Bethesda-Chevy Chase

(9) Blair @ (8) Clarksburg

4A North

(4) Blake – bye (will play Springbrook in 2nd round)

(5) Springbrook – bye (will play Blake in 2nd round)

(11) Poly @ (6) Sherwood

(9) Paint Branch @ (8) Westminster

3A West

(3) Watkins Mill – bye (will play winner of Thomas Johnson/Linganore)

(12) Rockville @ (5) Einstein

(9) South Hagerstown @ (8) Damascus

(10) Seneca Valley @ (7) North Hagerstown

(13) Northwood @ (4) Frederick

2A West

(10) Wheaton @ (7) Poolesville

September 3, 2012

Soccer: Gaithersburg 1, Wheaton 0 (OT)

Photos from Gaithersburg’s 1-0 victory over host Wheaton on Saturday. The winning goal was scored by sophomore midfielder Elmer Ramos on a direct free kick in overtime.

Click on images for higher resolution versions. All photos by Eric Meany.

Wheaton midfielder Heyner Pajaro.

Gaithersburg High School senior midfielder Alexis Osorio.

Wheaton High School boys soccer coach Oscar Amaguana.

Amiralah Nesru of the Wheaton High School boys soccer team.

March 28, 2012

B-CC’s Martin To Graduate Early, Play Soccer At Wake Forest In The Fall

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School boys soccer team will lose junior Collin Martin a year earlier than expected, as it has been announced that the standout midfielder will graduate a year early in order to play for Wake Forest University in the fall.

From the Wake Forest website:

The 2012 recruiting class for Wake Forest men’s soccer, already ranked among the top five classes in the country by several websites, picked up yet another highly-touted commitment on Tuesday, March 27 when Collin Martin committed to the Demon Deacons for the 2012 season.

The third-ranked player in the class of 2013 by College Soccer News and the lone high school junior to train with the U.S. Soccer U-20 squad in January, Martin will graduate from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Maryland one year ahead of schedule and will round out the Deacs’ incoming class of eight players.

Paul Tenorio has a full writeup at the Washington Post.