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The Register's All-County girls lacrosse team. Back row, from left: Mater Dei's Mackenzie Wallevand, Mater Dei's Grace Houser, Corona del Mar's Katherine Mulvaney, Corona del Mar's Jensen Coop, Santa Margarita's Erin DiBernard, Foothill's Hannah Upshaw and Foothill's Meridian Lee. From row, from left: San Juan Hills' Journey Fishbeck, St. Margaret's Noetani Murayama and St. Margaret's Cameron Manor.

All-County girls lacrosse: First team

STAFF WRITER

The Register’s All-County girls lacrosse team.

FIRST TEAM

HANNAH UPSHAW

Foothill, Sr., Goalie

The Register’s player of the year.

JOURNEY FISCHBECK

San Juan Hills, Attack, Sr.

Fischbeck earned the Sea View League MVP honor after helping the Stallions win the league title. Fischbeck, who will continue her lacrosse career at Butler University, scored 90 goals and added 26 assists.

She also had 26 ground balls and 17 takeaways and won 15 draws.

NOELANI MURAYAMA

St. Margaret’s, Attack, Sr.

Murayama led the Tartans in goals (49) and had 21 assists. She had three five-goal games and a season-high six-goal game in a 12-11 victory over San Juan Hills. Murayama earned All-County honors in her final three years of high school. She also had 11 ground balls and six takeaways. She will attend Cal.

MERIDIAN LEE

Foothill, Midfield, Sr.

Lee (Pomona-Pitzer) was also first-team All-County last year. Her versatility helped the Knights advance to the O.C. Championship game. Lee won 82 draws, recorded 30 ground balls and 14 takeaways. She also scored 32 goals with seven assists.

GRACE HOUSER

Mater Dei, Midfield, Jr.

This is Houser’s third consecutive first-team All-County appearance. Houser, who is committed to Cal, scored 74 goals and added 21 assists. She added 30 ground balls with 15 takeaways and won 83 draws.

MACKENZIE WALLEVAND

Mater Dei, Midfield, Jr.

Wallevand, who is committed to Fresno State, won 100 draws (58.8 percent), 48 ground balls and 36 takeaways. She scored 92 goals and added 56 assists. The scary thing for opposing teams: Wallevand will be back next year.

CAMERON MANOR

St. Margaret’s, Midfield, Jr.

Manor, another of the county’s talented juniors, was the leading scorer for the Tartans. Manor, who has committed to Army, scored 48 goals and led the Tartans with 41 assists. She also had 34 ground balls and won 30 draws.

JENSEN COOP

Corona del Mar, Midfield, Jr.

The Sea Kings advanced to the county semifinals thanks in large part to Coop. The junior led CdM in goals scored (54) and had some big performances in important games. She had seven goals in a 17-9 victory over Los Alamitos, four in a 12-7 victory over Foothill and 10 through the first two rounds of the playoffs. She also had 24 ground balls and 11 takeaways and won 42 draws.

ERIN DiBERNARDO

Santa Margarita, Midfield, Jr.

DiBernardo led the Eagles with 74 goals scored. She also had 11 assists and picked up 38 ground balls, nine interceptions, 17 and won 146 draws. DiBernardo recently committed to Arizona State DiBernardo has scored 156 goals in her high school career.

RYLIE SIEGFRIED

Newport Harbor, Midfield, Sr.

Siegfried helped lead the Sailors to the CES (Century/Empire/Sunset) League title. She earned MVP honors after scoring 57 points (42 goals and 15 assists) as the Sailors pulled off several upsets to advance to the Orange County semifinals. Siegfried also had 32 ground balls, three interceptions, 13 takeaways and won 72 draws.

JORDAN RAUSCH

Rausch was a key to Newport Harbor’s defense. In 19 games, she picked up 32 ground balls and had 24 takeaways. Rausch earned first-team All-CES honors. Coach Matt Armstrong credited Rausch’s competitiveness as a reason for her success and the defense.

KATHERINE MULVANEY

Corona del Mar, Jr., Defense

Mulvaney was part of a defense that helped CdM advance to the Orange County semifinals. The junior had 19 ground balls and 21 takeaways for a defense that allowed just 6.5 goals a game.

ALL-COUNTY GIRLS LACROSSE

Contact the writer: dcalhoun@ocregister.com


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