Super 12 Women’s Lacrosse Finalists Announced
Members of This week The Super 12 women’s lacrosse team produced impressive statistics.
All of the winners were finalists to be named captain – our female lacrosse athlete of the year. The honor was announced on the Central Ohio High School Sports Awards online show on June 30. Visit ThisWeekSPORTS.com for an update.
You can watch the show on prixsports.usatoday.com.
Below is the Super 12 for lacrosse girls:
Amanda Bailey, Dublin Coffman
The speed of this senior midfielder was evident throughout the Division I playoffs which culminated with the Shamrocks beating New Albany 13-12 to win their first State Championship.
Bailey, who pledged to Mercyhurst, finished with 69 goals and 20 assists as Coffman went 18-5, notably to avenge regular season losses to the Eagles and Upper Arlington in the playoffs.
Bailey was the first team of All States, Region 3 and Central Division of the OCC.
She scored 33 goals and 14 assists in the sophomore year.
“She’s really fast, and you’ve noticed the last two games where she (didn’t score) any goals because everyone (was) so over her, but she’s such a team player,” said Coach Michael Murphy. “She wants to win and has had assists. It makes the difference.
Camryn Callaghan, Upper Arlington
The junior midfielder scored 62 team-leading goals as the Golden Bears went 21-1 and spent most of the season first in the state before falling to Coffman. 11-9 in the Division I Finals, Region 3.
Callaghan, who missed several games early in the season with injury and faced increased offensive responsibilities after Ohio State rookie Annie Hargraves suffered an ACL and meniscus tear, also got eight assists and 23 draw checks.
“I rank Cam among the best of any player who has played for the Golden Bears,” said coach Wendy Pinta. “She is an impact player on the pitch. Her speed, quickness, hesitant movements, quick stick and agility under pressure are what sets her apart from other players I’ve coached or played against.
Mary Carson, New Albany
This junior midfielder led the Eagles in goals (62), draw controls (92), rushing balls (77) and produced turnovers (43) when they were 20-4 overall and 4-0 in OCC-Ohio, finishing in Division I state runner-up for the third consecutive season.
Carson, who also played in college as a freshman, was the first team in all leagues, regions and states.
“She is an incredible athlete. She has stood up at every opportunity this season and has never failed to make her presence known on the pitch. Whether scoring goals or causing turnovers on defense, Mary is a constant threat on the pitch, ”said coach Elaina Enich. “She’s a one-of-a-kind athlete who tends to leave you wondering how she’s capable of doing the athletic games she does game after game.”
Zoe Coleman, Watterson
Coleman led the way as the Eagles reached a Division II semifinal for the first time, losing 14-13 to eventual state champion Cincinnati Mariemont.
Junior forward and engaged in Ohio State, Coleman finished with a program record of 99 goals and added 48 assists as Watterson went 17-6.
Coleman, who has 88 goals and 27 assists in his sophomore, has scored eight goals in one game four times and seven goals in one game twice this spring.
“Zoe has the best shot I have ever seen,” said coach Eileen Barrett. “She can do it from all angles and I have full confidence that she will do it. Out of the prints, she is the best. Sometimes other girls take a while to learn skills and tactics, but she can control them and place them whenever she wants.
Mollie Estepp, Thomas Worthington
Throughout her preparation career, Estepp has been one of the Cardinals’ best players.
A commitment from the University of Denver, the senior forward has scored 61 goals and added 24 assists this season as Thomas went 17-4 overall and won the OCC-Cardinal title with a 5 record. -0.
Estepp was named All-Leagues First Team, All Regions First Team, and All States First Team.
The Cardinals advanced to a Division I, Region 3 semifinal, losing 20-6 to Upper Arlington.
“She’s a natural leader and clearly a talented lacrosse player,” said coach Scott Hamilton. “The best part of Mollie’s game is the way she includes everyone. Mollie makes all of his teammates better.
Cate Isaacson, Thomas Worthington
The forward produced an unforgettable second season, earning honors from the League’s First Team, All-Regions First-Team and All-State First Team with 89 goals and nine assists.
Hamilton said Isaacson was just getting started.
“She has incredible batting skills,” said Hamilton. “What sets her apart is her exceptional vision of the field and her competitive play. I won’t be surprised if Cate follows Mollie Estepp as the next All-American from Thomas Worthington High School. “
Isaacson helped the Cardinals win the OCC-Cardinal title at 5-0 and advance to a Division I regional semi-final, where they lost 20-6 to Upper Arlington to finish 17-4 overall.
Katie Kaucheck, New Albany
The junior midfielder scored 53 goals and had 32 assists in the team’s lead, as well as 44 rushing balls and 19 induced turnovers – both second for the Eagles – as New Albany went 20- 4 and fell to Coffman 13-12 in the Division I final state.
Kaucheck, who scored 20 goals in the freshman, was the first team of all regions and leagues. She also averaged 9.8 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.0 steals for the women’s basketball team last winter.
“(Kaucheck is) one of the most competitive but soft-spoken athletes I have ever had the opportunity to train. Every time Katie takes the pitch she thinks about ways to prepare her teammates for success, ”said Enich. “With her infectious energy and selfless play, she has been a key player in our offense this season.”
Gabby Mahaffey, DeSales
Akron’s senior midfielder and rookie, Mahaffey scored 64 goals and managed 50 draw checks, 23 runs and 20 turnovers that led the Stallions to the CCL and Central Independent League championships and a second place finish in the Division. II, Region 7.
Mahaffey, who was part of the 2019 Stallions State Championship squad, was named to the All-Region / All-State First Team as DeSales finished 14-7, losing to Watterson 10-9 in the regional final.
“Gabby did a lot of great things on the pitch, but one of her best qualities was being a leader. She set an example and supported all of her teammates in good times and bad, ”said coach Joe Finotti. “She was an important piece leading her team to the regional championship every year (she was part of the team).”
Sydney Onega, Hartley
With this senior midfielder in the lead, Hartley won two Division II, Region 7 tournaments as an eighth seed, beating Columbus School for Girls 18-13, fifth seed, and Bexley 17-12, fourth seed. series, to reach a regional semi-final. for the first time.
Onega, who signed with Flagler, scored nine goals against CSG and eight against Bexley.
She also scored three points in a 13-7 loss to seed DeSales in a regional semifinal as the Hawks finished 9-11.
Onega, who scored a program record of 101 goals in second year, was the first all-round team while finishing with 92 goals and 25 assists.
“She’s excellent at 50-50 balls on the ground, possession, dodge, shooting accuracy and she’s doing shots,” said coach Molly Gilbert. “She’s great at a lot of things.”
Avery Schwab, Dublin Scioto
The senior forward propelled the Irish to a 13-4 season, leading the team with 69 goals and 58 assists for 127 points.
She was named to the First Team of All States, All Regions, and All OCC-Capital.
A commitment from Eastern Michigan, Schwab ended his career with 164 goals and 103 assists.
“Avery has always been a hard worker,” said coach Sarah Zink. “She has been a leader, consistent and reliable player on our varsity team for the past four years. When Avery first joined our program she was very quiet and over the years she has truly become a strong and respected leader within our team. Avery leaves big shoes to fill.
Scioto went 4-1 in OCC-Capital to finish second behind Worthington Kilbourne (5-0).
Kampbell Stone, Upper Arlington
The sophomore midfielder recorded 47 goals and 10 assists while leading the Bears in draw controls (101) and causing turnovers (25).
Stone was the first team in Region 3 and the second team in all states and leagues as UA went 21-1 overall and 5-0 in OCC-Central but lost two. wins before his sixth consecutive Division I State Championship.
“Kampbell Stone is one of the fiercest and most humble players I have ever coached,” said Pinta. “She is adaptable, coachable and looks for ways to contribute to the success of her team. The confidence and camaraderie she has built with the three units on the field (offense, defense and midfield) is extremely rare for such a young player and is a testament to both her skill and courage.
Mikayla Williams, Bexley
Williams has been the Lions’ offensive fuel, registering 96 goals, 66 rushing balls and 28 assists.
The sophomore midfielder was named All-State / All-Region First Team, MSL-Ohio Player of the Year, and CIL First Team.
“Mikayla is such a fantastic player,” said coach Jackie Lund. “She’s ruthless in defense. She can cause turnover and can deal with the ball. She’s selfish with the ball when she needs it, but she’s also extremely smart with the ball.
“She does a fantastic job performing plays. She makes everything move.
Bexley finished 11-5-1 overall, losing 17-12 to Hartley in the second round of the Division II, Region 7 tournament. The Lions tied for the MSL-Ohio title at 3-1 and went 4-3-1. in the CIL.