This week there are a number of player and coach milestones around the country. From a pair of Kentucky players to a Georgia player reaching 400 points, this was a week to remember.
This week’s national notebook profiles a Florida player who doctors though was paralyzed, a pair of Georgia players who reached milestones, a Florida player tying one of the state’s best and a look at some familiar names on the USA Today Preseason All-America team.
The LaxRecords Player of the Year is annually given to the player who makes a significant statistical contribution to high school lacrosse.
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.).
Among today’s High School Stat Leader update, Eric Malever from Woodward Academy (Ga.) gets closer to becoming Georgia’s third-leading scorer.
Over the last few days, there have been numerous players with career and game performances. As a result, today’s Stylax Stat leaders is a combination of performances from the weekend and Monday, May 7.
Mikey Berkman from West Orange (Fla.) took over the No. 1 spot on Florida’s all-time scoring list last night to highlight today’s Stylax Stat Leaders. Also among today’s 36 entries are a pair of Georgia sophomores putting up double-digits.
Friday, March 23 was a big night across the nation in boys’ lacrosse, especially on the East Coast. Owen Caputo hit 400 career points in North Carolina. Jef Hewlings reached 300 career wins in Pennsylvania and Eric Malever set the season mark for most points in a game in Georgia. All this and more in today’s Stylax Stat Leaders update.
Three players earn spots on today’s update, including a California senior who scored 12 points in a season-opening victory. Also today, a Georgia sophomore posts his second-straight 11-point game and a Florida senior scores seven.
A pair of Georgia sophomores got their seasons off to hot starts with games of 11 points each. Also today, a Georgia goalie makes 30 saves in his team’s double-overtime victory.