2013 boys lacrosse players to watch
Jack Adams

Hereford, midfielder, senior

Big. Strong. Fast. Those are the three words Hereford coach Brian King used to describe his All-Metro first-team standout. Adams, who finished with 25 goals and 37 assists last season, sets the tone with hard work in practice and precise play in games. His team-first approach makes teammates around him that much more effective.

Teddy Chase

Winters Mill, midfielder, senior

A four-year starter and two-year captain, the long-pole midfielder is a disruptive force that opposing attacks try to avoid. It's easier said than done. Last season, he wreaked havoc all over the field for the Class 3A-2A state semifinalists, scooping up 98 ground balls and causing 68 turnovers.

Ben Chisolm

South River, attackman, senior

A relentless approach to the ball, followed by an explosive first step and a quick and accurate shot make Chisolm one of the area's most dangerous finishers. The All-Metro second-team selection, who scored 63 goals to lead the Seahawks to a Class 4A-3A state title last year, will be leaned on heavily for more goals and leadership this season.

Garrett Epple

Calvert Hall, defenseman, senior

The All-Metro second-team pick and four-year starter fits the description of a shutdown defenseman for the Cardinals. He's strong, fast and smart. The defending MIAA A Conference champions lean heavily on Epple to anchor the defense and jump-start the team in transition.

Austin Frederick

McDonogh, midfielder, senior

Every successful team has a player who brings extra energy, intensity and leadership. Frederick, an All-Metro second-team choice last season, cherishes that role for the Eagles. He also brings exceptional skills and field sense, which helped him to a 32-goal, 15-assist performance as a junior.

Carson Kalama

Bel Air, attackman, senior

On top of his staggering offensive numbers — 55 goals and 46 assists last season — the four-year starter excels at doing the little things that add up to wins for the Bobcats. With a tenacious approach and a keen sense of the game, Kalama knows how to make the needed play in the biggest moments.

Stephen Kelly