Warrior/USL High School Boys' Players of the Week (March 27)

Middle Creek (N.C.) senior attackman Owen Caputo became the fifth player in North Carolina to reach 400 career points with seven points in an 11-4 win over Apex (N.C.).


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

Northeast

Cooper Moore, Brunswick (Conn.)

Moore finished with four goals as the Bruins opened the season with a 12-6 road win over Landon (Md.). He netted three consecutive goals to give Brunswick a 6-3 lead at halftime and Brunswick never trailed from there.

Also notable: Xander Dickson, Brunswick (Conn.); Jake Sexton, Chaminade (N.Y.); Kevin Winkoff, Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.)

— Will Cleveland

Mid-Atlantic

Jack Keating, Gonzaga (D.C.)

Keating scored three goals, all in the first half, to help the Purple Eagles defeat Bullis (Md.) 11-8. Gonzaga is off to a 4-1 start with a loss to Georgetown Prep.

Also notable: Dylan Gregar, Severn School (Md.); Brendan Grimes, Boys’ Latin (Md.); Ethan Masucci, La Salle College (Pa.); Jeff Conner, Strath Haven (Pa.); Jack Mulcahy, Downingtown East (Pa.)

— Mike Loveday

South

Owen Caputo, Middle Creek (N.C.)

The senior attackman became the fifth player in North Carolina to reach 400 career points when he scored five goals and dished out two assists in an 11-4 win over Apex (N.C.). He opened the week by scoring eight goals in a 16-5 win over Apex Friendship (N.C.) and now has 405 career points, including 236 goals. The North Carolina career record for goals scored is 271. The career points record is 472.

Also notable: Eric Malever, Woodward Academy (Ga.); Ben Hull, Kennesaw Mountain (Ga.); Rawley Smith, Wesleyan (Ga.); Conor Davies, Oxbridge Academy (Fla.); Jack Spillman, Jensen Beach (Fla.); Jacob Hintermaier, Mount de Sales Academy (Ga.); Jack Reddeck, Boone (Fla.); Michael Fox, Western (Fla.); Nathan Pepe, Bloomingdale (Fla.); Logan Stinson, St. Thomas More (La.); Henry Stites, Louisville Collegiate (Ky.); Seth Cianfoni, Male (Ky.); Stefan Caray, St. Augustine (Fla.)

— Aimee Ford Foster






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Midwest

Peter Thompson, Detroit Catholic Central (Mich.)

Thompson, who is headed to Georgetown, has started off the 2018 season with a bang, scoring five goals and adding five assists in Detroit Catholic Central’s opener win over Huron Valley (Mich.). Thompson was named as a 2017 All-American.

Also notable: Kevin Kolb, Cathedral (Ind.); Henry Schertzinger, Summit County Day (Ohio); Johnny Wiseman, Olentangy Liberty (Ohio)

— Justin Boggs

West

Jake Taylor, Regis Jesuit (Colo.)

The junior came up big for his team in a marquee win over defending state champion Cherry Creek on March 21. Taylor had five goals and two assists to lead the Raiders to a 13-12 win, avenging their 17-8 loss in the state final last year. The Notre Dame commit also had three goals and three assists in a loss to Torrey Pines on Monday.

Also notable: Nicholas DeMaio, Coronado (Calif.); Josh Fox, Foothill (Calif.); Porter Hollen, Torrey Pines (Calif.); Andrew Kelly, Bellevue (Wash.); Jorge Montgomery, La Costa Canyon (Calif.)

— Laurel Pfahler

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