T.C. hockey player named league’s Player of the Year

First Row: Lucas Hernandez-Wilson, Jason Townsend, William Long
Middle Row: Ewan Thompson, Jackson Oppel, Aiden Obrien, Ethan Steinburg, Jacek Zavora, Jacob Thiessen.
Back Row: Head Coach Peter Townsend, Assistant Coach Mike Grainger, Jack Grainger, Owen Grainger, Nicholas Mackey, Michael Planey, Patrick Kenny, Phil Ainey, William Anaya, Ian McEvoy, James Townsend, Assistant Coach Ron Ainey, Assistant Coach Chris Hernandez-Roy (Courtesy Photo)

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]

T.C. Williams High School hockey player Jason Townsend was named the Capital Scholastic Hockey League’s Player of the Year on Feb. 27, according to Monumental Sports.

Townsend, a senior at T.C. Williams, led the league with 21 goals and 20 assists during the 2019-2020 season. He also played a key role in T.C. Williams’ playoff wins.

Townsend had five goals and three assists in the team’s 10-2 quarterfinal win over Woodbridge High School and secured T.C. Williams’ path to the championship with two goals in a shootout against West Potomac High School. T.C. Williams lost to Lake Braddock High School in the CSHL finals on Feb. 29, ending the team’s 11-game win streak.

Townsend wasn’t the only Titan recognized by the CSHL. Owen Grainger, along with Townsend, was named to first team, and Luke Mattson was named to third team.