CHS Athletes Named to Post’s All Met Team


Photo Courtesy of Deb Lindsey

Junior Zack Einhorn received an honorable mention for the boys swim and dive team.

By Ben Dross, Sports Editor

Twelve CHS athletes were named to The Washington Post All Met winter teams for their respective sports.  

The All Met teams represent the top talent from both public and private schools in the D.C. Metropolitan Area. CHS had three boys make the All Met swim and dive team, four girls make the All Met swim and dive team, one girl on the Moco 4A South all division team and four boys selected to the All Met ice hockey team.

The CHS boys swim team came in second in the state championships. Junior Zack Einhorn, received an honorable mention for the boys swim and dive team. He led the boys relay to a second place finish in states, and won the 200 yard freestyle as well.

“It’s an honor to be among the fastest swimmers in the area, and I’m proud to represent CHS,” Einhorn said.

Divers juniors Parker Johnston and Moury Gold also received honorable mentions,. Gould won the Metro Meet, a meet for all of the divers in the DC Metro area, and Johnston came in third.

The girls team received accolades as well, with two swimmers, junior Emily Wang and senior Hannah Lindsey being recognized. Wang received an honorable mention, while Lindsey was named to the first team. Lindsey is a two-time Metro and three-time state champion in the 100m backstroke. The Wisconsin commit’s time of 55.08 is the fastest of all swimmers eligible for the All Met team.

“I’m honored to be named first team All Met, and proud to represent the Bulldogs for the last official time as a Churchill swim and dive swimmer,” Lindsey said.

Divers seniors Elaina Faerber and Bridie Dunn also were named as honorable mentions. Dunn finished third in the Metro meet while Faerber finished fourth.

CHS’s basketball team had an impressive 18-5 record, and a big part of the success was junior point guard Coco Kuchins. Kuchins was recognized as the point guard for the All-4A/3A South team. Her 12.8 points per game helped bring the team to the next level.

“I think this year was a major breakout season for me, with being able to step up and be a key player out on the court,” Kuchins said.

The ice hockey team’s spectacular season puts it in the conversation for one of the greatest teams in Maryland hockey history.

The Bulldogs finished 21-1-1, outscoring opponents an astounding 168-20 and winning the state championship 11-0. The Bulldogs became one of two teams to represent MD in the USA Hockey National Tournament, and became the first Maryland  school to place, finishing third in the nation among public schools.

The team was well represented, with senior goalie Markus Hurd and senior forward Trevor Dixon receiving honorable mentions, junior forward Andrew Kurapov being named to the first team, and senior forward Phil Satin being named player of the year. Kurapov led the team with 43 goals, including seven in the state championship. Satin broke the career points record for the Maryland Student Hockey league with 211, with 40 goals and 66 goals coming this season.