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Player of the Week
Matt Grillo, Ward Melville (N.Y.)
Grillo capped a stunning comeback by the Patriots to give his team the 10-9 win over Pittsford (N.Y.) in the Class A championship game.
The junior scored the game-winning goal with one second left in overtime to give Ward Melville its first state title since 2013. In addition to the game-winner, Grillo tied the score at 9 with eight seconds left in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime.
Grillo’s performance highlighted a fourth quarter in which the Patriots scored three goals in the final minute to tie the game.
Grillo scored two goals in the Class A semifinal win over Lakeland-Panas (N.Y.) to give him five goals and one assist in the final two games of the year.
The junior finished the year with 43 goals and 15 assists for 58 points.
Zach Augustine, Avon Grove (Pa.)
Augustine had one assist and scored the game-winning goal to bring the Red Devils their first PIAA state championship with a 5-4 double overtime win over Conestoga. Augustine scored two goals in the 7-5 semifinal win over Central Bucks East (Pa.).
Colin Crowley, Delbarton (N.J.)
Crowley led the Green Wave with four points on four goals in a 10-4 win over Ramapo in the Tournament of Champions semifinal. The senior added another four points on three assists and one goal as Delbarton defeated Moorestown (N.J.) 15-9 in the Tournament of Champions final. Crowley finished the year with 52 points on 26 goals and 26 assists.
Cameron Gould, Brother Rice (Mich.)
The junior scored four goals, including the game-clincher as Brother Rice defeated Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.) 8-7 in the Division I state championship on Saturday.
Frankie Labetti, Moorestown (N.J.)
Labetti scored two goals and had one assist, all in the fourth quarter to help lead Moorestown to an 8-4 win over Pingry (N.J.) in the Tournament of Champions semifinal. Labetti also won eight of his first-half face-offs to help his team to victory. He scored four points on two goals and two assists against Delbarton in the Tournament of Champions final.
Kyle Long, Springfield-Delco (Pa.)
Long dished out four assists in the Cougars 9-8 win over Henderson (Pa.) in the Class AA state championship, the team’s second-consecutive state title. Long had four assists and one goal in the 12-0 win over Lansdale Catholic (Pa.) in the state semifinals.
Kevin Lindley, Darien (Conn.)
The senior scored seven goals and had one assist as the Blue Wave defeated Cheshire (Conn.) 16-3 in the Class L championship game. Lindley helped the Blue Wave win their 54th consecutive game with the win.
Jackson Miller, Woodson (Va.)
The senior had a game-high six points on four goals and two assists to help Woodson to an 11-9 win over South County in the Class 6A state championship game. Miller had five points on three assists and two goals in the semifinal win over Colonial Forge (Va.).
Taylor Strough, Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.)
Strough scored four goals in the 11-9 Class C championship win over Jamesville-DeWitt (N.Y.). He scored one goal in the semifinal victory over Pleasantville (N.Y.).
Jack Sutherland, Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.)
Sutherland scored seven points on five goals and two assists as the Warriors defeated Reading (Mass.) 14-8 in the Division I North semifinal.
2017 Players of the Week
|Feb. 12||Marc Galindo||Immokalee||FL|
|Honorable Mention: Jed Dalton, South Fork (Fla.); Brennen Fountain, The First Academy (Fla.); Matthew Keeler, Ponte Vedra (Fla.); Jack Phipps, Bolles (Fla.)|
|Feb. 19||Reid Smith||Ponte Vedra||FL|
|Honorable Mention: Mikey Berkman, West Orange (Fla.); Jacob Hicks, Oak Hall (Fla.); Matthew Keeler, Ponte Vedra (Fla.); Zack Pacheco, Marist (Ga.); Trent Parker, South Fork (Fla.); Nicky Solomon, Centennial (Ga.)|
|Feb. 26||Oliver Alpert||St. Andrew's||FL|
|Honorable Mention: Brad Baker, Tampa Jesuit (Fla.); Joey Guglielmo, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.); Matt Adams, St. Andrew's (Fla.); Chris Ryan, Monte Vista-Danville (Cailf.); Evan Vogel, Buchholz (Fla.); Payton St. Geme, St. Ignatius Prep (Calif.)|
|March 6||Alex Walker||Lambert||GA|
|Honorable Mention: Brad Baker, Tampa Jesuit (Fla.); Jack Goller, Marin Catholic (Calif.); Preston Lalicker, Apex (N.C.); Blake Lecky, Lake Norman (N.C.); Eric Overbay, Lambert (Ga.); Wyatt Peek, Mill Creek (Ga.); Peter Salit, Johns Creek (Ga.); Wyatt Schupler, Ponte Vedra (Fla.); Marty Shargel, Agoura (Calif.)|
|March 13||Kadin Kightlinger||Bishop O'Connell||VA|
|Honorable Mention: Matt Adams, St. Andrew's (Fla.); Jackson Lamb, Oak Hall (Fla.); Mason O'Hanlon, Loyola-Los Angeles (Calif.); Carson Sorrells, Allatoona (Ga.); Alderik van der Heyde, Torrey Pines (Calif.); Sean Voelkel, Chapel Hill (N.C.); Tim Vanderlinde, Creekside (Fla.)|
|March 20||Reed Babcock||Regis Jesuit||CO|
|Honorable Mention: Payton St. Geme, St. Ignatius Prep (Calif.); Tyler Hancock, Vail Mountain (Colo.); Jackson Harvey, Arapahoe (Colo.); Ian Krampf, St. Mary's (Md.); Jake Larkin, Green Hope (N.C.); Cory Lund, El Segundo (Calif.); Alex Rode, St. Paul's (Md.); Luke Shilling, Boys' Latin (Md.); Lex Voelker, Ardrey Kell (N.C.)|
|March 27||Clay Welch||Ponte Vedra||FL|
|Honorable Mention: Tyler Bradbury, Oak Park (Calif.); Jared Halverson, Jordan (Durham, N.C.); Gunner Kerig, Maurice J. McDonough (Md.); Logan Posner, St. Paul’s (Md.); Tommy Sopko, Conestoga (Pa.); Taylor Strough, Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.); Alex Trippi, Bullis (Md.); Jack Traynor, Malvern Prep (Pa.)|
|April 3||Alex Trippi||Bullis||MD|
|Honorable Mention: Eric Cecere, Centennial (Ga.); Kevin Crowley, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.); Jonathan Huber, St. Anthony's (N.Y.); Matt Rueter, Holy Ghost Prep (Pa.); Tom Sopko, Conestoga (Pa.); Evan Trizonis, Garnet Valley (Pa.)|
|April 10||TJ Malone||Haverford School||PA|
|Honorable Mention: Brett Baskin, La Salle College (Pa.); Mike Clibanoff, La Salle College (Pa.); Joey Epstein, Landon (Md.); Kevin Lindley, Darien (Conn.); Kyle Long, Springfield-Delco (Pa.); Jack Parr, McDonogh (Md.); Regan Quinn, Chaminade (N.Y.); Will Ramos, Nyack (N.Y.); Jackson Rieger, John Jay (N.Y.)|
|April 17||Trevor Patschorke||Severna Park||MD|
|Honorable Mention: Prescott King, Episcopal Dallas (Texas); Ian Laviano, Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.); Dalton Lucas, Riverhead (N.Y.); Logan McGovern, Darien (Conn.); Asher Nolting, Cherry Creek (Colo.); Brennan O'Neil, St. Anthony's (N.Y.); Henry Savage, Cherry Creek (Colo.); Nicky Solomon, Centennial (Ga.); Kaleb Stroman, Legend (Colo.)|
|April 24||Bryn Evans||St. Ignatius Prep||CA|
|Honorable Mention: Aleric Fyock, St. Mary's (Md.); Michael Hubbard, Lake Mary (Fla.); Brendan Curry, Calvert Hall (Md.); David Madril, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.); Carson Marano, Penn Charter (Pa.); Bryce Mumpower, Lake Mary (Fla.); Jack Ortolano, North Gwinnett (Ga.); Jack Phillips, Lake Highland Prep (Fla.); Keaton Roarick, Old Saybrook (Conn.)|
|May 1||Kevin Crowley||St. Thomas Aquinas||FL|
|Honorable Mention: Jacob Buttermore, Garnet Valley (Pa.); Joe Covino, Fair Lawn (N.J.); Jake Glatz, Boys' Latin (Md.); Cole Grant, Watertown IHS (N.Y.); Jacob Kelly, Calvert Hall (Md.); Logan Mitchell, Wando (S.C.); Jack Parr, McDonogh (Md.); Dom Pryor, Ward Melville (N.Y.); Jake Taylor, Regis Jesuit (Colo.); Sam Weis, Wando (S.C.)|
|May 8||Kevin Lindley||Darien||CT|
|Honorable Mention: JP Basile, Garden City (N.Y.); Ben DeBlauw, Southern (Md.); Peter Garno, Haverford School (Pa.); Austin Hudson, Gilman (Md.); Patrick Kavanagh, Chaminade (N.Y.); Logan Posner, St. Paul's (Md.); Owen Seebold, Highland Park (Texas); Donovan Welsh, Fayetteville-Manlius (N.Y.)|
|May 15||Justin Shockey||Landon||MD|
|Honorable Mention: Ryan Bannon, Hopkinton (Mass.); Hayden Frey, Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.); Jacob Kelly, Calvert Hall (Md.); John Kiracofe, St. John’s (D.C.); Kyle Laforge, Tyngsborough (Mass.); Luke Millican, Dallas Jesuit (Texas); Evan Sibson, Absegami (N.J.)|
|May 22||Lance Tillman||Valor Christian||CO|
|Honorable Mention: Owen Caputo, Middle Creek (N.C.); Joey Cinque, Christ School (N.C.); Parker MacLean, La Costa Canyon (Calif.); Ryder Mora, Loyola-Los Angeles (Calif.); Nolan Moon, Lassiter (Ga.); Trevor Patschorke, Severna Park (Md.); Jordan Swoyer, Linganore (Md.); Joe Theuer, Loyola-Los Angeles (Calif.); Joe Wolf, Allentown Central Catholic (Pa.)|
|May 29||Logan McGovern||Darien||CT|
|Honorable Mention: JT Bugliosi, Calvert Hall (Md.); Brendan Curry, Calvert Hall (Md.); Ben DeBlauw, Southern (Md.); Greg Gatto, Ridgefield (Conn.); Nico Ipeker, Montgomery (N.J.); Jacob Kelly, Calvert Hall (Md.); Liam Powderly, McDonogh (Md.)|
|June 5||Ryan Brown||Central Bucks East||PA|
|Honorable Mention: Jamie Atkinson, Garden City (N.Y.); Harry Berg, Conestoga (Pa.); Brendan Harman, Avon Grove (Pa.); Eddie Munoz, Ward Melville (N.Y.); Tehoka Nanticoke, IMG Academy (Fla.); T Ridgeway, Georgetown Prep (Md.); Andrew Robbins, Ramapo (N.J.); Tom Schelling, Delbarton (N.J.); Taylor Strough, Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.); Dylan Watson, Hill Academy (Canada)|
|June 12||Matt Grillo||Ward Melville||NY|
|Honorable Mention: Zach Augustine, Avon Grove (Pa.); Colin Crowley, Delbarton (N.J.); Cameron Gould, Brother Rice (Mich.); Frankie Labetti, Moorestown (N.J.); Kyle Long, Springfield-Delco (Pa.); Kevin Lindley, Darien (Conn.); Jackson Miller, Woodson (Va.); Ryan O’Connell, New Canaan (Conn.); Taylor Strough, Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.); Jack Sutherland, Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.)|