Michael Ward travels to Long Island to watch Loyola Academy (Ill.) take on three of the best high school lacrosse teams in the nation. He recaps his trip in this week’s Ward Report.
From Northeast teams involved in the GEICO Lacrosse Showcase, to players and coaches reaching milestones for their programs, this week’s Northeast Notebook has a little of everything.
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.
The Mid-Atlantic featured a plethora of big games and results this week. This week’s notebook looks at a several teams with national rankings on the line, a Player of the Year candidate out for the season and Pennsylvania winning streak snapped a game stopped early and a coaching reaching a milestone victory.
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.).
In a break from tradition, it’s not just one player earning LaxRecords.com’s Player of the Week for April 9, 2018. A trio of players from Darien gets the honor after a big week for the Blue Wave. Today’s Honorable Mentions include players from Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.), Hereford (Md.), St. Mary’s (Md.), St. Anthony’s (N.Y.), Strath Haven (Pa.), Archbishop Spalding (Md.), Delbarton (N.J.), Chaminade (N.Y.) and Conestoga (Pa.).
Under Armour announced today the Midwest boys’ who will represent the region at the 2016 Under Armour Underclass Lacrosse Tournament. The sport’s most prestigious underclassmen tournament will feature boys teams and consist of two divisions of players from the graduating classes of 2017-2020.