USA Lacrosse High School Girls' Players of the Week

PHOTO BY MIKAELA CARROL

Wantagh (N.Y.) junior Eva Ingrilli helped spark a come-from-behind win over rival North Shore (N.Y.) by scoring the winning goal with 16 seconds left in regulation and then won the ensuing draw control to seal the win.


The USA Lacrosse Players of the Week recognize the most outstanding individual performances in high school girls’ lacrosse in each of the five regions — Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, South, Midwest and West — outlined in our high school coverage.

NORTHEAST

Eva Ingrilli, Wantagh (N.Y.)

If Eva Ingrilli has proven anything in the early days of her junior season, it’s that the Wantagh attack has a flair for the dramatic. The North Carolina commit helped spark a come-from-behind win over rival North Shore (N.Y.) by scoring the winning goal with 16 seconds left in regulation and then won the ensuing draw control to seal the win.

Ingrilli, who also had two goals and two assists in a season-opening 17-9 win over Syosset (N.Y.), had three goals and one assist in the win. A year ago, Ingrilli had 31 goals, 27 assists, 14 caused turnovers and 18 ground balls as a sophomore. “She took that game over on all ends of the field. She caused big turnovers on the defensive end, won draw controls and scored big-time goals, including the game-winner,” Wantagh coach Robyn Rooney said. “A true baller, she refuses to quit and does whatever the team needs to succeed at all times.”

Also notable: Carlie Desimone, Baldwinsville (N.Y.); Lea Flobeck, Mt. Sinai (N.Y.); Emma Kelly, Eastchester (N.Y.); Kaylie Mackiewicz, Northport (N.Y.); Julia O’Connor, Skaneateles (N.Y.); Nicole Panny, Mahopec (N.Y.)

— Dylan Butler

MID-ATLANTIC

Kori Edmondson, McDonogh (Md.)

Kori Edmondson came up huge for the McDonogh (Md.) offense in a battle of unbeatens. The senior midfielder – ranked the top player in her class by Inside Lacrosse – scored five goals and assisted on another as the Eagles pulled away from Archbishop Spalding (Md.) 16-8. For the week, she posted totals of nine goals, one assist, four draws, one caused turnover, and four ground balls between the win over Spalding and an 11-7 win over St. Mary’s (Md.) earlier. Edmondson comes off a season in which she finished with 68 goals and 21 assists in 16 games, and her play at both ends has McDonogh unbeaten through six games.

Also notable: Ava Bleckley, Archbishop Carroll (Pa.); Emma Dengler, Moorestown (N.J.); Lindsey Devir, Ridgewood (N.J.); Cailin Hetrick, C. Milton Wright (Md.); Sydney Richter, Episcopal (Pa.); JJ Suriano, Bryn Mawr (Md.)

— Justin Feil







SOUTH

Lauren Render, Hillgrove (Ga.)

The Virginia Tech recruit has been off to a stellar start with 54 goals and nine assists. Last week, leading Hillgrove to a four-win week, the senior attacker scored 19 goals and added four assists, 12 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers. Render scored five goals and was 88% with draw controls to help Hillgrove in a win over previously unbeaten Blessed Trinity (Ga.).

Also notable: Marina Dean, Bartram Trail (Fla.); Taylor LaPointe, Steinbrenner (Fla.); Maeve Simond, Milton (Ga.)

— Justin Boggs

MIDWEST

Sophie Mock, Carmel (Ind.)

The Greyhounds freshman was a big reason her team was able to comfortably win its state title game rematch against Hamilton Southeastern. Mock finished the game with six goals, four groundballs and three draw controls and now has double-digit goals (17), groundballs (10) and draw controls (10) on the season as Carmel has exploded to a 6-0 start.

Also notable: Camryn Callaghan, Upper Arlington (Ohio); Maeve Dwyer, Loyola Academy (Ill.); Adrienne Leone, Loyola Academy (Ill.); Hollis Rang, Carmel (Ind.)

— Jonah Rosenblum

WEST

Eliza Osburn, Valor Christian (Colo.)

The sophomore scored three goals and finished with five ground balls as the Eagles pulled out a 10-9 win over Fairview (Colo.) last week. She has 17 goals, one assist, 26 groundballs and five caused turnovers through five games.

Also notable: Anna Colpack, Colorado Academy (Colo.); Reagan Digby, Valor Christian (Colo.); Sophia Laubner, Newbury Park (Calif.); Maddie McHenry, Park City (Utah); Elena Torres, Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.)

— Laurel Pfahler

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