Foley, Kefale headline All-Area golf team

Coach of the Year

Mike Foley

Osbourn Park

Year: 20th

Age: 50

Accomplishments: Led the Yellow Jackets to a second-straight Cedar Run title as well as the school’s first-ever Northwest Region championship. OP finished fourth in the state tournament out of eight teams. Team went 10-1 in the regular season and finished third overall in the two-day Quantico Invitational.

Most memorable moment: “When we realized that we’d won the regional tournament. I think that was pretty special. I was moderately confident, but I was still a little nervous.”

— Foley

Quotable: “He knew that Jimmy [Femino], Todd [Brannan], Curtis [Kirby] and I were all decent golfers and he knew we had to practice our own game, so he concentrated on the players underneath us to bring their level up. … You can work with them as a coach and that’s exactly what he did and it showed with Daniel [Littlefield] and Alan [MacMullin] pulling through for us.”

— Danny Kefale

OP sophomore

Player of the Year

Danny Kefale

Osbourn Park


Age: 15

Achievements: Followed up an outstanding amateur summer season where he won four tournaments with a terrific fall season. Won Cedar Run tournament, was third in the region and sixth in the Group AAA state tournament. Finished second overall in the Quantico Invitational and averaged 73 per round. Won medalist honors in a regular-season dual match with Woodbridge with a nine-hole total of 36 and was tied for second with Woodbridge’s Charlie Wills in the first matchup between the Yellow Jackets and Vikings on Oct. 3.

Most memorable moment: “I’d say probably when I won districts just because of the way I played. I shot a 41 and a 32 so I was pretty happy making the turn after a shooting a 41 on the front. I was really disappointed [with the 41]. My goal is to shoot under 75 and I knew I had to shoot at least a couple under in order to do that, so I was pretty happy to do that. Also, OP went 1-2-3 in the district so that was pretty tight.”

— Kefale

Quotable: “What can you say about a kid that gets into Dulles airport at 1:30 a.m, rides with his mother for three hours, steps on the first tee about an hour and half later and, never have seeing the golf course before, shoots a one-over par. … He’s really unflappable.”

— Foley

First team

Jason Baillargeon



Finished second in the Bull Run District tournament and second in the Region B tournament.

Charlie Wills



Won Cardinal District and Northwest Region tournaments as the Vikings’ top player. Also was sixth in the Quantico Invitational and fourth in the Heritage High School Invitational.

Jimmy Femino

Osbourn Park


One of Yellow Jackets’ top players the last two years. After a poor showing at the Cedar Run tournament, Femino was second in the region to help Kefale and the rest of the Yellow Jackets to their first-ever Northwest Region title and Group AAA state tournament berth. Femino also shot a 36 to take medalist honors in the first of two dual matches against Woodbridge. He finished second in a later match with the Vikings.

Nathan Manis



Qualified for state tournament in a playoff at the region tournament. Also, tied for fifth in the Cedar Run Tournament.

Glenn Dye

Colonial Forge


Won the Commonwealth District tournament.

Adam Woodward

Stonewall Jackson


Qualified for the state tournament by tying for third in the region tournament. Also, finished fourth in the Cedar Run.

Ryan Guillen

Stonewall Jackson


The No. 1 player for the Raiders averaged 75.0 per round and finished fifth in the district meet. Won the 12-team Halifax Invitational and was fifth at the Bryan Gunter Invitational

Gerald Tremblay



Qualified for the state tournament by finishing in a tie with Woodward for third in the region. The Indians’ best player shot an 80 in the district to qualify for the region meet.

Joey Boivin

Forest Park


The Bruins’ top player and one of the top players in the Cardinal, Boivin finished third in the Cardinal District tournament and 11th in the Northwest Region tournament. Had an 18-hole stroke average of 74.0.

Chris Shuford

Colonial Forge


Was medalist in two regular-season Commonwealth district tournaments and finished third in the district championship. Toted a team-best 74.8 average for 18-hole events and just over 38.0 for nine-hole events.

Second team: Hank Lux (Woodbridge), Andrew Brauzer (Forest Park), Alan MacMullin (OP), Daniel Littlefield (OP), Todd Brannan (OP), Chris Shuford (Colonial Forge), Jesse Matthews (Brooke Point), Taylor Gill (Brooke Point).

Honorable mention: Curtis Kirby (OP), Adam Farnsworth (Hylton), Perry Kukura (Hylton), John Bigley (Hylton), Kevin Stametti (Gar-Field), Eric Crowder (Gar-Field), David Branscome (Gar-Field), Joe Choiniere (Osbourn), Kyle Smickley (Osbourn) Andrew Desing (Osbourn), Ryan Schildneck (Potomac), Eric Leightner (Brooke Point), John Zorich (Brooke Point), Nathan Rycroft (Woodbridge), Christopher Wills (Woodbridge).

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