Sibling stars, dynamic defenders and great goalies: Meet the All-Scholastic Lacrosse Team – Enterprise News


RYAN COLLINS

Southeastern

This attackman was one of the top scorers in the area. … Senior tallied 41 goals and 29 assists for 70 points in a shortened season. … Four-year starter for the Hawks. … Served as a captain this season. … Will attend Plymouth State University in the fall. … “Ryan has shown great dedication to the sport of lacrosse that has helped build our program since his entrance four years ago,” said Southeastern coach Michael McKinnon.

REMI CREIGHTON

Oliver Ames

Senior capped his season by recording his 100th career point on Senior Night. … Played attack and midfield. … Scored 18 goals and 19 assists this season. … Hockomock League and Eastern Mass. All-Star. … Named Team MVP. … Finishes career with 43 goals and 59 assists. … Also on the wrestling team. … Will continue lacrosse career at the University of Tampa. … “Remi was a leader on and off the field this year,” said OA coach Ben Devlin. “Despite playing with many new and younger players, he was still able to continue his high level of play.”

JOSH HUNTER

East Bridgewater

This senior flashed his scoring ability with a nine-goal game. … Scored the winning goal against Whitman-Hanson as time expired. … Finished season with 29 goals and 21 assists. … Four-year starter was a captain. … Graduates with 54 goals and 38 assists. … Will play lacrosse and study nursing at Curry College. … “Josh is humble and coachable and his impact on and off the field will be missed,” said EB coach Bill Silva.

NOAH ISLEIB

Oliver Ames

Sophomore was a stalwart in net for the Tigers. … Started every game and was a vocal leader from the back. … Stopped 196 shots with a 56.3 save percentage. … Honorable mention for a Hockomock League All-Star spot. … Named team’s defensive MVP. … Selected as a junior captain next season. … Also plays hockey and golf. … Most memorable season moment was a close game against Foxboro. … Wants to play lacrosse in college. …  “Making his first high school appearances in net,” said OA coach Ben Devlin, “Noah started every game for OA and became a vocal leader on defense.” 

TIM KEEFE

Bridgewater-Raynham

Senior attackman was a three-time league champion. … Two-time league all-star and Enterprise All-Scholastic. … Scored late winning goals against Silver Lake (13 seconds remaining) and Old Rochester Regional (one second remaining). … Scored 38 goals and 13 assists this season to bring career totals to 86 goals and 50 assists. … Also ran cross country and winter track. … Will attend Bridgewater State University in the fall. … “He is always looking to create offense for everyone else, and would rather get assists than goals,” said B-R coach Matt Connolly. 

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LUCAS LEANDER

Rockland

This attacker made scoring goals look easy. … Sophomore averaged five goals per game. … Opened the season with an eight-goal performance in a win over South Shore league rival East Bridgewater. … Scored 36 goals and 25 assists in nine games. …  Career totals of 82 goals and 65 assists. … Has been on varsity since eighth grade. … Selected as a captain for next season. … Also plays football and basketball. … Most memorable season moment was defeating Hull in overtime in the SSL Cup. … “(Lucas has a) huge impact on offense as far as scoring and seeing the field for assists,” said Rockland coach David Taylor.

NICHOLAS LEANDER

Rockland

Senior captain was a defender but showed his versatility by picking up a short stick and scoring three goals in Rockland’s first-ever win against Hull. … Three-year captain scored nine goals and 18 assists this season while causing 22 turnovers. … Most memorable season moment was scoring in overtime to defeat Hull in the South Shore League Cup. … Enterprise All-Scholastic in football and hockey. … Will play football and lacrosse at Mass Maritime Academy. … “(Nick was) shutdown on his side. Huge impact player and leader,” said Rockland coach David Taylor.

JAKE LYNCH

East Bridgewater

Senior scored in every game this season. … Had five multi-goal games. … Tallied 36 goals and 22 assists this season. … Attacker finishes with 109 points (68 goals, 41 assists). … Had it not been for a cancelled 2020 season and shortened 2021 season, he would have been one of the top scorers in program history. … Helped team earn its first home tournament game. … Served as a captain this season. … Will continue lacrosse career at Bridgewater State University. … “Jake is by far one of the most talented lacrosse players to come through the South Shore League,” said EB coach Bill Silva.

KATHRYN LYSKO

Cardinal Spellman

This midfielder led the Cardinals in scoring and ground balls. … Junior scored 42 goals and 20 assists. … Picked up 131 ground balls while tallying 17 deflections. … Catholic Central League All-Star had three games with six or more goals. … Has 72 career goals. … Named team co-MVP with her sister Mary. … Selected as a captain for next season. … Also plays volleyball and runs winter track. … “Kathryn is force in all phases of the game,” said Spellman coach Meredith McManus.

MARY LYSKO

Cardinal Spellman

Senior midfielder was named the team’s co-MVP, sharing the honor with her sister Kathryn. … Captain tallied 159 draw controls. … Scored 29 goals and 18 assists. … Picked up 94 ground balls. … Catholic Central League All-Star also played volleyball. … 60 career goals. … Will attend Providence College in the fall. … “Though the stats speak for themselves, it’s the respect gained from her teammates, and opposing players and coaches that I am most proud of,” said Spellman coach Meredith McManus.

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ZACHARY MCBRINE

Cardinal Spellman

Junior was the defensive anchor for a team with a young goalie and inexperienced defense. … Defender compiled 38 ground balls. … Also chipped in offensively with a goal and three assists. … Captain. … Enterprise All-Scholastic in football as he was a two-way starter on the offensive and defensive lines. … Most memorable season moment was the game against Whitman-Hanson. … “We counted on him to make all of the defensive calls and to cover the opponents top offensive threat each game,” said Spellman coach Ralph Grillone. “Zach was a leader for us on and off the field this season.”

ELLA NAGLE

Whitman-Hanson

Sophomore was the hero of W-H’s tournament win over Canton. … As her Panthers rallied from a 12-7 deficit in the fourth quarter, she scored the equalizer late in regulation and the winner in overtime. … Midfielder/attacker had 26 goals and 17 assists. … Strong on draw controls. … Was named the Team MVP and was voted the Patriot Ledger’s Girls Lacrosse Player of the Week. … Also plays soccer. … Wants to play soccer or lacrosse in college. … “Ella scored in the most competitive games and scored consistently throughout the season and is the team’s leading scorer,” said W-H coach AC Decker.

EMMA PARSONS

Middleboro

This senior became a lockdown defender after switching positions during her sophomore seasons. … She collected 38 ground balls and 37 caused turnovers this season. … Finisher career with 71 ground balls and 78 caused turnovers. … Helped Sachems reach tournament and win six games. … National Honor Society member’s most memorable moment of the season was Senior Night. … Will attend Massasoit in the fall. … “Never looking for the spotlight, Emma quietly rose to be the top defensive player on the team for 2021,” said Middleboro coach Matt Roberts.

AILEEN PEDDIE

Middleboro

Senior was class valedictorian and was an all-around midfielder for the Sachems. … Tallied 13 goals and 21 assists on offense. … Compiled 27 ground balls and 28 caused turnovers on defense. … Finishes career with 21 goals, 90 ground balls and 64 caused turnovers. … Served as team’s captain and was named the team’s MVP. … Also plays basketball and soccer. … National Honor Society President. … Most memorable season moment was working with her sister in the offensive end. … Will study biomedical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. … “To say Aileen was one of the most coachable players to play in our system would be an understatement!” said Middleboro coach Matt Roberts. 

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EDDIE PERRY

Bridgewater-Raynham

Goaltender earned Second Team All-American Eastern Mass. Lacrosse Coaches Association honors. … Recorded a .621 save percentage this season with 105 stops. …Finishes career with 234 total saves and a .592 save percentage. … Two-time league all-star and three-time league champion. … Also plays hockey. … Most memorable season moment was coming back from down two goals in the final two minutes to defeat Silver Lake. … Committed to play at Providence College following a post-graduate year at IMG Academy. … “Eddie has been our rock since his sophomore year,” said B-R coach Matt Connolly. “He controls the defense vocally, has kept us in games, and flat out has won us games as well.”

MICHAEL VAN LULING

Abington

This 5-11 midfielder won 75 percent of faceoffs while leading the team in assists and ground balls. … Junior played with a long pole on man-down defense. … Recorded the winning goal against East Bridgewater with 12 seconds remaining, which was his most memorable moment of the season. … Averaged two goals and three assists per game this season. … Had 20 points and 80 ground balls as a freshman. … Also plays football and basketball. … “(Mike is an) impact player who played every position on the field except goalie,” said Abington coach Tom Flanagan. “Great kid, natural leader.” 

BRODEN YOUNGCLAUS

Middleboro

This junior goaltender had the rare lacrosse feat of recording two shutouts. … Captain made saves on 60 percent of the shots he saw. … Has 345 saves in career for a 60 save percentage. … Enjoys playing soccer and hockey and fishing. … Most memorable season moment was playing in the field against New Bedford and scoring a goal. … Stands at 5-8. … Hopes to continue his lacrosse career in college. … Two-year starter. … Favorite classes are psychology and science. … Favorite athlete is Matt Rambo. … “(Brody is a) first-year captain that provided tremendous positive energy and leadership,” said Middleboro coach Joe Barry.

KATHLEEN FRANCIONE

EAST BRIDGEWATER

This senior capped a four-year career as a starter with a strong campaign. … Led the Vikings with 20 goals. … Chipped in four assists. … Named a South Shore League All-Star. … Will attend the University of New Hampshire in the fall. … “(Kathleen has) quick speed and is not afraid to go to the net,” said EB coach Kerry Kiley.



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