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Best of the Best: 2024 Daily Herald Girls Lacrosse All-Valley Team

By Darnell Dickson - | Jun 11, 2024
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Lone Peak junior Sadie Neuenschwander runs the ball up the field during the 6A playoff game in Highland on Thursday, May 16, 2024.
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Payson senior Morgan Jacobson drives towards the goal during the 4A semifinal match against Timpanogos at Dumke Field in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.
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Timpanogos junior Cecily Williams takes a shot during the 4A semifinal match against Payson at Dumke Field in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

Here are the top girls lacrosse players in the Utah Valley area in 2024:

Player of the Year: Morgan Jacobson Sr. A/MF, Payson

Jacobson led the Lions to the 4A state title match and finished the season with 67 goals and 16 assists (83 points).

Offensive MVP: Eliza Berg Sr. MF, Pleasant Grove

Berg was a master of the draw (93 draw controls) while leading the Valley with 69 goals and 17 assists for 86 points. She also contributed 63 ground balls and 93 draw controls.

Defensive MVP: Abby Stringham Sr. G, Maple Mountain

The Golden Eagles went undefeated (10-0) in Region 7 and Stringham was a huge reason why. She finished with 195 saves (an impressive .601 save percentage) and allowed just 7.7 goals per contest.

Coach of the Year: Marc Jacobson, Payson

Jacobson was a rookie coach with the Lions but had a terrific debut. Payson lost just one game during the regular season, topped Region 8 with a 10-0 record and advanced to the 4A state title match before losing a close one to top-ranked Bear River 12-9.

First Team All-Valley

Kaia Anderson Jr. A/MF, Wasatch

Anderson made life difficult for defenses with 58 goals, to go along with three assists (61 points), 48 ground balls and 55 draw controls.

Ianna Baldwin Sr. G, Lone Peak

Baldwin allowed 8.7 goals against in 2024, making 108 saves (.413 save percentage).

Makenna Christensen So. G, Timpanogos

Christensen was tough on opposing offenses and allowed just 4.3 goals against per game, making 72 saves (.436 save percentage).

Sophie Crismon Sr. A/MF, Westlake

Crimson was all over the field for the Thunder, totaling 42 points (33 goals, nine assists) to go along with 48 ground balls and 43 draw controls.

Kendall Davies So. MF/A, Cedar Valley

Davies had an excellent sophomore season with 41 points (38 goals, three assists) and 34 ground balls.

Madi Floyd Jr. G, Pleasant Grove

Floyd was outstanding in goal for the Vikings, allowing 6.7 goals against with 153 saves (.560 save percentage).

Kyli Haws Sr. MF, Skyridge

Haws had a terrific senior season, totaling 45 points on 35 goals and 10 assists. She led the Falcons with 91 ground balls and 50 draw controls.

Tessa Jamison So. A, Skyridge

Jamison is one of the state’s top young players and contributed 68 points for the Falcons on 63 goals and three assists while adding 37 ground balls.

Kacee Kelley Sr. D/MF, Skyridge

Kelley did good work for the Falcons with 54 points (38 goals, 16 assists) while also contributing 55 ground balls and 49 draw controls.

Camree Kenison Sr. A, Lehi

Kenison finished an outstanding career for the Pioneers with 62 points (49 goals, 13 assists) along with 56 draw controls.

Ella Maddox Jr. MF, Timpanogos

Maddox had a nice junior year with 19 goals, 46 ground balls and 38 draw controls for the Timberwolves.

Katrina Maddox Sr. A, Lone Peak

Maddox totaled 47 points on 42 goals and five assists for the Knights.

Brindley McCarty Sr. A, Springville

McCarty topped the Red Devils with 45 points (34 goals, 11 assists) and added 24 ground balls.

McKenna Mecham Sr. G, Payson

Mecham was solid in goal for the Lions with 6.6 goals allowed per game, totaling 137 saves (.598 save percentage).

Izzy Moyes Jr. MF, Provo

Moyes topped the Bulldogs with 46 points (34 goals, 12 assists), along with 61 ground balls and 35 draw controls.

Sarah Neuenschwander Jr. MF, Lone Peak

Neueschwander topped the Knights with 66 points (57 goals, nine assists) and added 74 ground balls.

Myarae Pilati Jr. MF, Maple Mountain

Pilati had a nice all-around season with 40 points (29 goals, 11 assists) and 37 ground balls for the Golden Eagles.

Hailey Romrell Jr. A/D, Westlake

Romrell topped Westlake with 50 points (37 goals, 13 assists) and added 37 ground balls in 2024.

Sydney Schultz Jr. MF, Pleasant Grove

Schultz topped the Vikings with 44 points on 30 goals and 14 assists in 2024.

Leah Sorenson Jr. MF, Payson

Sorenson contributed 45 goals and seven assists (52 points) along with 23 ground balls and 158 draw controls for the Lions.

Jaynee Tanner Sr. A/MF, Maple Mountain

Tanner finished her senior season with 41 points (29 goals, 12 assists) along with 62 ground balls.

Carlie Uhrich Jr. A/MF, Wasatch

Uhrich was a playmaker for the Wasps with 24 goals and 19 assists for a total of 43 points in 2024.

Brooke Warren Jr. A/MF, Salem Hills

Warren was an offensive threat for the Skyhawks, scoring 60 goals and adding six assists for 66 points. She also contributed `02 ground balls and 180 draw controls.

Cecily Williams Jr. MF, Timpanogos

Williams took the lead on offense for the Timberwolves and had 56 goals along with four assists for 60 points. She also contributed 37 ground balls.

AnnaLee Wright Sr. MF, Cedar Valley

Wright totaled 58 goals and five assists for 63 points, adding 58 ground balls for the Aviators.

Taylor Yee Sr. MF, Maple Mountain

Yee was lethal for the Golden Eagles and had 64 points (50 goals, 14 assists), 47 ground balls and 26 draw controls.

Carol Yost Sr. A/MF, Payson

Yost was a powerful offensive threat for the Lions with 51 goals along with nine assists for 60 points.

Second Team All-Valley

Taira Anderson Sr. MF, Salem Hills

12 goals, two assists (14 points), 36 ground balls

Sarah Bartholomew Sr. D, Lone Peak

20 ground balls, 21 caused turnovers,

Brinley Buhler Sr. A/MF, Lehi

19 goals, 12 assists (31 points)

Ella Clark Jr. A/MF, Cedar Valley

39 goals, one assists (40 points), 32 ground balls

Shaylee Drew Sr. A, Pleasant Grove

24 goals, 11 assists (35 points)

Mackenzie Goode Sr. A/MF, Wasatch

12 goals, six assists (18 points), 69 ground balls, 63 draw controls

Annie Hansen Jr. A/MF, Timpanogos

20 goals

Liesel Hansen Sr. MF/D, Maple Mountain

26 goals, three assists (29 points), 45 ground balls

Hayley Harris Sr. D, Springville

45 ground balls

Elenoar Haslam Jr. MF, Timpanogos

16 goals, six assists (22 points), 33 ground balls

Anna Jaussi So. MF, Provo

35 goals, 10 assists (45 points)

Hannah Jorgensen So. MF, Lehi

16 goals, three assists (19 points), 24 ground balls, 37 draw controls

Olivia Kelemen Sr. MF, Provo

18 goals, two assists (20 points), 47 draw controls

Hannah Lane Sr. G, Provo

7.6 goals against average, 148 saves (.522 save percentage)

Ashelyn Larsen So. A/MF, Salem Hills

14 goals, 10 assists (24 points)

Rivers Larsen Sr. MF, Spanish Fork

29 goals, four assists (33 points), 34 ground balls

Hannah Lindsay Sr. MF, Lehi

21 goals, three assists (24 points), 27 ground balls, 27 draw controls

Norah Lisonbee So. A/MF, Lone Peak

40 goals, two assists (42 points), 37 ground balls

Lilli Miller Sr. MF, American Fork

25 goals, eight assists (33 points), 28 ground balls, 20 draw controls

Mindi Montague Sr. MF, Timpanogos

28 goals, four assists (32 points), 70 ground balls, 58 draw controls

Noelle Muhlestein Jr. MF, Payson

28 goals, three assists (31 points), 31 ground balls

Allie Parke Jr. MF, Wasatch

28 goals, six assists (34 points), 48 ground balls

Tiger Parkin Sr. A, Skyridge

16 goals, eight assists (24 points), 48 ground balls, 38 draw controls

Kailey Parkinson Sr. A, Springville

24 goals, five assists (29 points)

Lauren Robertson Sr. MF, Timpview

30 goals, 63 ground balls, 44 draw controls

Natalie Rowley Jr. A, Payson

30 goals, five assists (35 points)

Milly Schofield Sr. A, Provo

20 goals, four assists (24 points)

Sarah Seiler Sr. A, Maple Mountain

12 goals, one assist (13 points), 38 ground balls

Maya Siri Jr. A/MF, Lone Peak

16 goals, five assists (21 points)

London Smith So. A/MF, Pleasant Grove

23 goals, 11 assists (34 points)

Elli Stevenson Sr. A, Westlake

39 goals, nine assists (48 points), 36 ground balls

Emery Stohlton Jr. MF/A, Cedar Valley

26 goals, two assists (28 points), 23 ground balls

Taylor Sulz So. MF, Pleasant Grove

28 goals, two assists (30 points), 47 ground balls, 41 draw controls

Ava Swasey Jr. MF, Spanish Fork

23 goals, 37 ground balls, 81 draw controls

Ella Welsch Sr. MF, Springville

35 goals, five assists (40 points), 38 ground balls

Honorable Mention

AMERICAN FORK: Emmylou Blackhurst, Emma Call, Claire Corbridge, Karlei Havili, Bella Mascherino.

CEDAR VALLEY: Taylor Hess, Rachel Taylor.

LEHI: Alexis Atkin, Ashley Atkin, Tilly Poulton, Mia Richards.

LONE PEAK: Lily Brown, Kate Hamilton, Emrie Peterson, Simone Winger.

MAPLE MOUNTAIN: Shay Brown, Charly Gallman, Elsie Griffin, Lilly Hickman, Sierra Liggett, Taylah Smith, Hannah Warren, Rebekah Wall.

PAYSON: Erika Davies, Morgan Beveridge, Alice Hales, Miley Miller, Kathy Morgan, Lily Potter.

PLEASANT GROVE: Gwenyth Elcock, Andelun Lloyd, Riley Powell.

PROVO: Ellie Jaynes, Courtney MacFarlane, Connie Mendez, Emma Parke, Raymie Skeen, Jocelyn Snyder.

SALEM HILLS: Kalala Centeno, Ruby Lindstrom, Kate Mangum, Whitney Murray, Sarah Strassburg, Rachel Turner, Tiffany Turner.

SKYRIDGE: Grace Brimhall, Aubree Cox, Chloe Hammond, Hadley Orcutt, Eliza White.

SPANISH FORK: Kelsie Applegarth, Yoselyn Corona, Addalice Flores, Adia Gardner, Lily Seidel, Emily Walker.

SPRINGVILLE: Megan Conrad, Reagan McSweeney, Kelsie Reed, Abby Roberts.

TIMPANOGOS: Ashley Bean, Jada Intharath, Leticia Janotti, Camilla Senior.

TIMPVIEW: Youjin Bann, Abigail Davis, Jillian Freedman, Ella McClellan.

WASATCH: Faith Hedrickson, Lana Shallenberger, Ella Willard.

WESTLAKE: Katie Atchley, Savannah Fowler, Allison Johnson, Emerald Morton, Joelle Morton.


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