Warrior/USL High School Boys' Players of the Week (April 24)

The Warrior/US Lacrosse Players of the Week are named each Tuesday to recognize the most outstanding individual performances in high school boys' lacrosse in each of the five regions — Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, South, Midwest and West — outlined in our high school coverage.


Tavin Rell, Saugerties (N.Y.)

Rell netted eight goals to lead the Sawyers to a 17-10 win over Schnectady (N.Y.) last week. He finished with two more goals in a 10-5 loss to Red Hook (N.Y.).

Also notable: Logan McGovern, Darien (Conn.); Zack Cosentino, Half Hollow Hills East (N.Y.)

— Will Cleveland


Mike McShea, Radnor (Pa.)

McShea was successful on 25 of 30 faceoffs in two games last week, including winning 78.95 percent of his chances in a win against Strath Haven (Pa.) on April 19. 

Also notable: Josh Coffman, Severna Park (Md.); TJ Malone, Haverford School (Pa.); Thomas Gill, Delaware Military Academy (Del.); Jack Myers, Gonzaga (D.C.); Brenden Crouse, Boys' Latin (Md.); Mac Bredahl, Chatham (N.J.)

— Mike Loveday


Brandon Meaux, Episcopal Dallas (Texas)

The senior attackman was a solid and steady presence in four wins last week. Meaux scored 12 goals and had 12 assists for the week, including five goals and two assists in a 13-8 win over Kinkaid. He started the run with a two-goal, four-assist game in an epic 11-10 overtime win against Dallas Jesuit (Texas), which was started and finished on two different days because of weather. He also had three goals and three assists against Episcopal Houston and added two goals and three assists in a win over St. Mark’s that gave ESD its fifth consecutive Southwest Preparatory Conference championship.

Also notable: Kevin Lambe, Louisville Trinity (Ky.); Bennett Bowers, Oxbridge Academy (Fla.); Wyatt Schupler, Ponte Vedra (Fla.); Stephen Avery, Montgomery Bell Academy (Tenn.); Eric Malever, Woodward Academy (Ga.)

— Aimee Ford Foster



Austin Madronic, Culver Academy (Ind.)

Madronic scored a dramatic game-winning goal with seconds left in triple overtime to deliver an 8-7 win over Hill Academy (Ont.) on Saturday. He finished with a hat trick in the battle of two of the top high school teams in North America. Madronic is headed to Harvard next year.

Also notable: Tommy Clayton, Columbus DeSales (Ohio); Johnny Marrocco, Cincinnati St. Xavier (Ohio); Matt McGannon, Shawnee Mission East (Kan.); Brendan Sigurdson, Cincinnati Moeller (Ohio); Pete Thompson, Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.)

— Justin Boggs


J.J. Sillstrop, La Costa Canyon (Calif.)

The junior attackman helped the Mavericks come from behind to beat then-No. 10 Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.) 13-10 on Friday. He scored two of his five goals in a third quarter rally. Sillstrop, a Denver commit, also had five goals and five assists in a win over Carlsbad (Calif.) last week. He was the team’s leading scorer as a sophomore and a US Lacrosse All-American.

Also notable: Tom Heed, Bellevue (Wash.); Stephan Lauter, Torrey Pines (Calif.); Gabe Mein, Columbine (Colo.); Gabriel Minisini, Cherry Creek (Colo.)

— Laurel Pfahler

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