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Lellie King of St. Anne's-Belfield (Va.)

USA Lacrosse High School Girls' Players of the Week

March 20, 2024
USA Lacrosse Magazine Staff
Steve Morris

The USA Lacrosse Players of the Week 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.

The Mid-Atlantic, South, Midwest and West are the only regions to be honored this week with the Northeast mostly not yet playing.


Lellie King, St. Anne’s-Belfield (Va.)

King, a senior midfielder and captain, scored four goals in a 9-7 win over previously unbeaten Stone Ridge (Md.), which had just knocked off highly regarded St. Paul’s (Md.). King also had a goal and assist in a 14-2 win over Covenant School (Va.). Through four games, she has 11 goals for the unbeaten Saints. King is headed to Penn next year.

Also notable: Chloe Cassidy, Stone Ridge (Va.); Lilly Fortin, Glenelg Country Day (Md.); Claire Lynch, Springfield-Delco (Pa.); Hannah Rudolph, Good Counsel (Md.); Sophia Trahan, McDonogh (Md.)

— Justin Feil


Brooke Goldstein, American Heritage-Delray (Fla.)

Brooke Goldstein helped American Heritage-Delray to an impressive week. She had a combined 15 points in a busy three-game stretch for the Stallions, including hat tricks against St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) and Bartram Trail (Fla.). She also picked up a goal and three assists against Bryn Mawr (Md.). Goldstein will follow the footsteps of former American Heritage-Delray attacker Sara Palmisano and join the Clemson Tigers next season.

Also notable: Ryann Frechette, Bartram Trail (Fla.); Ava Schulties, Benjamin (Fla.); Victoria Tomonto, American Heritage-Delray (Fla.)

— Justin Boggs


Ellie Beam, Kentucky Country Day (Ky.)

Beam’s sophomore season is off to a remarkable start, including seven goals in the Bearcats’ 16-12 victory over Briarcrest Christian, one of the top teams in Tennessee. Beam also had a hat trick against one of Indiana’s best (Guerin Catholic) and leads KCD in goals (24) and points (37) through seven games.

Also notable: Breckin Hare, Carmel (Ind.); Kennedy Harcourt, Kentucky Country Day (Ky.); Sophie Mock, Carmel, (Ind.); Isabelle Pohmer, Olentangy Liberty (Ohio)

— Jonah Rosenblum


Riley Padian, Palos Verdes (Calif.)

Padian, a senior middie headed to Towson, recorded nine goals, three assists and four caused turnovers across two contests last week. Padian controlled nine draws against Culver City (Calif.) and six versus Downey (Calif.). She also broke the school record for career goals with 232 career goals and counting. Through 10 games, Padian has 49 goals, 19 assists, 23 caused turnovers and 62 draw controls.

Also notable: Kaitlyn Bray, San Ramon Valley (Calif.); Kate Van Oast, St. Ignatius (Calif.); Annika Tanner, Oak Ridge (Calif.); Elle Vickers, Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.)

— Theresa Palmquist