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Utah Lacrosse Report Team is Growing… We welcome two photographers to our ULR team, Ellie Mitchell (Ellie Lauren Photo ) and Ronald Hill (Hill and Hill Sports Photography). Ellie Mitchell will be shooting photos for the South and Ronald Hill will be shooting photos for the North. These two are very talented photographers and I am thrilled to have them join us. All of their work will be available for purchasing. Coaches please allow these two down on your field to capture great photos of your team.
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UHSAA RPI Released
The UHSAA Rating Percentage Index was released today, April 3, 2023. You can view it here: https://www.uhsaa.org/rpi/girlslacrosse/2023/ - As a reminder, this is the system that will be used to seed the playoff brackets when the postseason starts. This will surely change as time goes on and more games are played.
No. 1 Olympus The Titans have risen to the top! Olympus comes off of Spring Break to host No. 8 Riverton, Tuesday April 4th at 7:00pm. Olympus is 4-0 on the season with their Top Performers being Jr. Hazel Baker, Jr. Hannah Nelson, Sr. Eva Thorn, So. Sarah Anne and Jr. Sydney Rossi.
No. 2 Park City The Miners come back from Spring break to face off at No. 7 Herriman Tuesday April 4th at 7:00pm. Park City is 3-0 on the season with their Top Performers being: Sr. Lilly Hunt, So. Maddie McHenry, Jr. Charlie Iacobelli and Ava Kimche.
No. 3 Brighton The Bengals game was canceled because they were snowed this past week. Brighton heads into Spring Break to return to play at Alta Tuesday April 11th at 7:30pm. Brighton is 2-0 on the season with their Top Performers being: Sr. Sarah Hart and Jr. Isabelle Gurley.
No. 4 Lone Peak The Knights had a competitive game at No. 10 Skyridge this past Tuesday (3/28). Lone Peak took home the win with a 4 goal lead on Skyridge, 10-6. The Knights tightened their strings and played at Provo Friday night (3/31). Lone Peak knocks it out of the park with a 16-6 score against the Bulldogs. The Knights put down their sticks this week to enjoy Spring break. Lone Peak is 3-1 on the season with their Top Performers being: Sr. Ellie Fuller, Sr. Michelle Cook, Jr. Emrie Pererson and So. Eliza Agate.
No. 5 Corner Canyon The Chargers sped up their game with a score of 21-1 over Westlake Tuesday (3/28) on their turf. Corner Canyon is 3-1 on the season with their Top Performers being: Sr. Kenzie Zimmerman, Jr. Janneke Remick, So. Catherine Faucette, Sr. Allison Reading and Sr. Abbey Richardson. We’ll be seeing the Chargers after their Spring break this week.
No. 6 Mountain Ridge The Sentinels sprint back from Spring break to take on No. 1 Park City once more. Recap on their first game against one another. Park City came to Mountain Ridge where the Miners beat the Sentinels 15-3. Sentinels will be traveling to the Miners Thursday April 6th at 7:00pm. Mountain Ridge is 1-4 on the season with their Top Performers being: Sr. Analise Anderson, Sr. Amelia Weller and Sr. Trustee Souza.
No. 7 Herriman The Mustangs come back from Spring break to invite No. 1 Park City Tuesday April 4th at 7:00pm. Herriman is 3-0 on the season with their Top Performers being: Sr. Kelsie Lambert, Sr. Morgan Eldredge and Sr. Madi Rogers.
No. 8 Riverton The Silverwolves return to play after their Spring break, to challenge Olympus on their turf, Tuesday April 4th at 7:00pm. Riverton is 4-0 on the season with their Top Performers being: Sr. Isabel Milner, Sr. Grace DeGreef and Sr. Madison Sorensen.
No. 9 Bear River The Bears swiped two more wins against Logan 20-1 Monday (3/27) and Ridgeline 23- 1 Wednesday (3/29). Next up for the bears is a nice break to enjoy their Spring break. Bear River is 3-1 on the season with their Top Performers being: Jr. Mackenzie Michelsen, So. Shelby Wilkinson, Sr. Jenna LaCroix, Sr. Bentley Lorimer and So. Saydee Pebley.
No. 10 Skyridge The Falcons were fierce competitors against No. Lone Peak lost to them 6-10. Skyridge beat American Fork 17 -3 Thursday (3/30). The Falcons will be hanging up their sticks as they enjoy Spring break this week. Skyridge is 2-3 on the season with their Top Performer being: Jr. Eliza White.
Weekly Game Recap
Alta traveled to Jordan to compete in an active game. Alta collected 14 goals leaving the score 14-9. Erica Lloyd is the MVP for this game against Jordan. A few words from Coach Breur “She played solid defense throughout the whole game! Within the first ten minutes of the game she had caused two turnovers and that’s ultimately what set the pace for our game.” Coaches thought of the game as a whole, “we think the team improved from the previous week's game. They started to play together as a team more and we think it showed. We’re excited to see them continue to build team chemistry on and off the field!”
American Fork has been learning and growing a lot these past couple of weeks. First up, the Cavemen invited Wasatch to their field Wednesday March 22. Despite the loss (23-3) Abby Coston stood out as the MVP of this game. Few words from Coach Fletcher “first time ever in goal, tenaciously stayed with it, even as the score looks lopsided” Overall thoughts from this game, “We competed well at the start. We are learning that it takes quite more effort than we’re giving to compete for the full two halves. But we’ll get there!” Second up, was at Pleasant Grove where they dug in their clears and scored 2 goals in this game, 2-21. Lastly fought their way into their Spring break this week. The Caveman final game was against Skyridge where they closed their goal differential from the previous game to be closer, 3-17.
Corner Canyon made their way West to play Westlake. The Chargers and the Thunders. The Chargers gained 20 more goals on the thunders as they won 21-1. The MVP for the Chargers is Kenzie Zimmerman. A few words from Coach Kenning “She was everywhere in this game grabbing every ground ball in sight, controlled the draw with ease, played solid defense and set up her teammates well on offense.” Coach Kennings thoughts on this game “I think my team improved from the previous week's game. They started to play together as a team more and I think it showed. I’m excited to see them continue to build team chemistry on and off the field!”
Lone Peak faced off with Skyridge where they took the win in a tight game, 10-6. The Knights recognize Sadie Neuenschwander as their MVP for this game. A few words from Coach Lundell “Sadie is everywhere all the time. She does exactly what you need her to do right when it needs to be done without you ever needing to tell her.” Coach Lundell final thoughts on this game “Such a fun game. So many friends between the teams which always makes it a wonderful time playing. The girls worked really well together but knew they still had much room for improvement.” Second game, The Knights took on Provo where they took a 10 goal lead. The Knights recognize Brooke Wright as this game MVP. A few words from Coach Lundell “Brooke executed her assignments almost perfectly. Her teammates were able to count on her several times throughout the game as were the coaches. She’s a true leader.” Coach Lundells final thoughts on their Provo game “Having never played Provo, we didn’t know what to expect. They’re a great team with a solid defense, strong attack, and quick goalie. The girls really had to work hard to make things happen and after this game, they truly came together as a team”.
Provo has had some intense competition these last few weeks. Starting with their game against Pleasant Grove (3/23) with only a one goal lead, the Bulldogs brought home the W. Elle Scott is the MVP for the game against Pleasant Grove. Coach Jensen shares with us “Ellee was instrumental in changing the momentum of the game with 3 goals and 1 caused turnover right when we needed it.”
Next up, was their battle against Lone Peak where they gained 6 goals to add to their stat board, 6-16.
University of Utah Wins Rivals Brigham Young University. The Utes traveled South to the home of the Cougars Friday (3/31). The fight was pure and strong throughout this high competition game. The rivals battled it out but the Utes came on top. With a 3 goals lead the Utes end the game 16 - 13.
Women’s Lacrosse Game Schedule
Regionals April 14th - 15th in Provo
Nationals May 9th - 12th in Virginia
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