It was a crazy week across the South as playoffs are in high-gear in some states and the regular season is winding down in others. We saw some craziness in both South Carolina and Florida over the past week as Florida finished the first round of the playoffs and state champions crowned in South Carolina.
Canyon Birch from Manasquan (N.J.) broke a 17-year old record to become New Jersey’s all-time leading scorer and earn Player of the Week.
This week’s national notebook highlights Canyon Birch who became New Jersey’s all-time leading scorer. Also this week, the first champions of 2019 are crowned and a new 400 Club member.
Believe it or not, last week was the final week in the regular season for both Florida and South Carolina. The rest of the South still has a few weeks to go before playoff time hits. Even though we are at the back end of the season, there are great games and performances all around.
A duo from Trabuco Hills (Calif.) leads today’s 2019 High School Stat Leader update. California has the point and faceoff leaders for today’s update that includes 16 players and seven states.
Three players from South Carolina put up impressive numbers in several games last week and earn spots on the 2018 Best Known Performers list. Also today, several teams earn spots on the Most Goals in a Game list.
Today, LaxRecords.com looks back at the 2016 boys’ lacrosse season with Season Rewind: South Carolina, highlighting teams and players. July will kick off our first-ever Looking Ahead features with an in-depth look at underclassmen to watch, what milestones could be reached and the teams to watch in 2017.
As team’s win the various championships around the country, LaxRecords.com will post the entire list of 2016 champions, including runners-up and scores. New this year, there is also lacrosse championship recaps.
Among today’s highlights in the weekly notebook, St. Thomas Aquinas (Ft. Lauderdale) became the first team not named St. Andrew’s (Boca Raton) or Lake Highland Prep (Orlando) to win the FHSAA state championship since 2002. Also today, South Carolina gets a champion, Lambert (Ga.) dominates and two new lists make their appearance.
There is a race in Pennsylvania for which senior will end up the Keystone State’s all-time leading goal scorer. Lewisburg senior Matt Fedorjaka is closest, but Upper Dublin senior Michael Mullen is coming on strong with 52 goals this season. Also today, Ponte Vedra and Lake Highland square on in the Florida Final Four and a Rockhurst Jesuit freshman kicks off his high school career.