Alexandria athletes honored by Post


Theres snow on the ground and high school sports have moved indoors, which means its time for the release of the Washington Posts fall All-Met rankings. Though Alexandria didnt dominate the Posts list of the best-of-the-best high school athletes, several local students were honored for their performance. 

Football: T.C. Williams senior Damian Benton and St. Stephens and St. Agnes senior Darius Lee earned honorable mentions for their 2010 play in the linebacker position.

Field Hockey: Episcopal senior Cary Wade Hairfield IV made the Posts All-Met first team for her 12 goals and 13 assists in her final season as a forward on the Maroon. 

Fellow forward Kelly Chandler, a junior, made the Posts second team.

T.C. Williams senior Anjuli Dewaker, also a forward, earned an honorable mention. Episcopals Lallie Lukens, a senior midfielder, earned an honorable mention, as did St. Stephens and St. Agnes senior midfielder Ana Gomez-Acebo.

Boys soccer: Episcopals Ntokozo Tshuma, a junior midfielder, earned a spot on the Posts first team for his 19 goals during the teams third undefeated season. 

Episcopals senior goalkeeper, Bennett Jones, made the second team. 

St. Stephens and St. Agnes sophomore goalkeeper Ryan Huddleston earned an honorable mention, as did Dominique Badji, a senior forward for Episcopal, and Bishop Iretons senior defender Daniel OKeefe.

Boys cross-country: Episcopal senior Reid Nickle won an honorable mention.