Brine/USL High School Girls' Players of the Week (April 10)

Milton junior midfielder Briana Carrasquillo recorded four assists, 11 goals and 18 draw controls in one weekend to earn honors in the the South region.

The Brine/US Lacrosse Players of the Week are named each Tuesday to 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.


Alex Busch, Carey (N.Y.)

Carey finished with five goals and three assists to lead Carey to a 14-10 win over Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK (N.Y.). She now has 19 goals and nine assists in five games this season.

Also notable: Olivia Penoyer, Christian Brothers Academy (N.Y.); Andra Savage, Palmyra-Macedon (N.Y.); Hannah Dorney, Comsewogue (N.Y.)

— Will Cleveland


Hannah Gillespie, Notre Dame Academy (Pa.)

Gillespie scored three goals, dished out one assist and caused two turnovers in Notre Dame’s win over St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes on Saturday. The junior helped the Fighting Irish take a 3-0 lead early in the game and a 5-3 lead at halftime.

Also notable: Julia Cooper, McDonogh (Md.); Jackie Lanzalotto, Notre Dame Academy (Pa.); Katia Carnevale, Summit (N.J.); Annabelle Zebrowski, Oak Knoll (N.J.)

— Mike Loveday


Briana Carrasquillo, Milton (Ga.)

The junior midfielder had a big weekend in Maryland. She scored three goals in a win over Holy Cross and had three goals, two assists and seven draw controls in a win over Holy Child. Carrasquillo had five goals, two assists and 11 draw controls in a loss to Good Counsel.

Also notable: Ellie Stricker, Bishop Moore (Fla.); Carly Steinlauf, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.); Anna Winkeler, Episcopal Dallas (Texas); Sydney Tuttle, Northgate (Ga.); Kali Waugh, Hagerty (Fla.); Julie Cyrkel, Oviedo (Fla.); Baylee Barker, Tampa Plant (Fla.); Reiley Young, Martin County (Fla.)

— Aimee Ford Foster


Lauren Shekell, Evansville North (Ind.)

Evansville has won nine in a row and is off to a 9-2 start to the season, thanks in large part to Shekell’s offense. Last week, the senior attacker scored seven goals and added two assists in Evansville North’s 24-0 victory over Brownsburg (Ind.). She also scored four times in Evansville’s 19-0 win over Center Grove (Ind.).

Also notable: Lucy Murray, New Trier (Ill.); Isabella Page, Cathedral (Ind.); Brooke Smith, Upper Arlington (Ohio)

— Justin Boggs


Arielle Shahrabani, Torrey Pines (Calif.)

Shahrabani helped the Falcons come from behind to beat Carondelet (Calif.) 8-7 last week, tallying the game-tying and game-winning goals within a 34-second span of time. She finished with a hat trick.

Also notable: Bri Gross, Oak Ridge (Calif.); C.J. Jones, La Costa Canyon (Calif.); Niki Miles, St. Margaret’s (Calif.) Lauren Russell, Colorado Academy (Colo.); Hali Sibiia, Cherry Creek (Colo.); Rylee Sutherland, Lake Oswego (Ore.)

— Laurel Pfahler

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