Starting in 2017, LaxRecords.com names a boys’ high school lacrosse Player of the Week every Monday during the season. Below are all the players who have earned the honor. Included…
Player of the Week
Gabe Goforth helped lead Bishop Shanahan (Pa.) to its first PIAA championship after 11 goals in the final two games of the year. Also included in today’s Honorable Mentions are players from Garden City (N.Y.), Islip (N.Y.), Ridgefield (Conn.), Stone Bridge (Va.), Oakton (Va.), South Portland (Maine), Ward Melville (N.Y.), Manheim Township (Pa.) and Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.).
In an almost impossible week to pick one player for Player of the Week, Jeffrey Conner earns the distinction after a clutch performance. Today’s Honorable Mentions include players from Islip (N.Y.), Newtown (Conn.), Mountain Lakes (N.J.), Fairfield Prep (Conn.), Loyola Academy (Ill.), Bishop Shanahan (Pa.), Robinson (Va.), York Catholic (Pa.), Watchung Hills (N.J.), New Canaan (Conn.) and Darien (Conn.).
Birch broke the best-known New Jersey record for the most points in a season after scoring 17 points in three games last week. Among this week’s Honorable Mentions are players from Malvern Prep (Pa.), Severna Park (Md.), Bishop Guertin (N.H.), Half Hollow Hills East (N.Y.) and Delbarton (N.J.).
Matt Carr reached several career milestones as the regular season ended to earn this week’s LaxRecords.com’s Player of the Week. Honorable Mentions this week hail from Lake Norman (N.C.), Calvert Hall (Md.), Wayland (Mass.), Clinton (N.Y.), Haverford School (Pa.), Chaminade (N.Y.), Lambert (Ga.), Weddington (N.C.), Penn Charter (Pa.), Christ School (N.C.) and Winston Churchill (Md.).
Kyle Long became the latest player to reach 400 career points after tallying eight points in a win over Strath Haven (Pa.). Among today’s Honorable Mentions are players from Manasquan (N.J.), Gonzaga (D.C.), Middle Creek (N.C.), West Islip (N.Y.), Archbishop Carroll (Pa.), Bullis (Md.), Central York (Pa.) and Seton Hall Prep (N.J.).
After becoming just the fifth player in history to surpass 600 career points on May 28, Nicky Solomon scored 10 points against North Cobb (Ga.) to put him at 623 career points, which ties the Georgia state record.
With three goals and one assist in a 10-9 win over Valor Christian (Colo.), Pure became the first player in Colorado history to score 400 points in a career. Among today’s Honorable Mentions are players from St. Anthony’s (N.Y.), Severn (Md.), Centennial (Ga.), Ward Melville (N.Y.), Gonzaga (D.C.), Manhasset (N.Y.), Wando (S.C.), Notre Dame Prep (Ariz.) and Penn Charter (Pa.).
Berkman became Florida’s all-time leading scorer last week, while helping his team to a District Championship. Honorable Mentions this week hail from Chatham (N.J.), Boys’ Latin (Md.), Loyola-Blakefield (Md.), Landon (Md.), First Academy (Fla.), St. Mary’s (Md.), Darien (Conn.), Radnor (Pa.), Episcopal Dallas (Texas), Mountain Lakes (N.J.), Loyola Academy (Ill.) and Haverford School (Pa.).
Jake Taylor came up big as the Raiders took on playoff teams from Colorado and Missouri last week. Among this week’s Honorable Mentions are players from Paul VI (Va.), Strath Haven (Pa.), Northwest Guilford (N.C.), Loyola-Blakefield (Md.), Hoggard (N.C.), Upper Dublin (Pa.), Palos Verdes (Calif.), Archbishop Carroll (Pa.), Immokalee (Fla.), Bullis (Md.) and McDonogh (Md.).