LaxRecords.com takes a look back at the 2016 boys’ lacrosse season with Season Rewind: North Carolina, noting top performances, notable milestones and more.
Over the next few weeks, LaxRecords will look back at the 2016 season with notes on what happened in championship games, notable milestones and any surprises or fun facts that occurred.
July will kick off our first-ever Looking Ahead features with an in-depth look at underclassmen to watch, what milestones could be reached and the teams to watch in 2017.
Cardinal Gibbons (Raleigh, North Carolina) finished the year on a 12 game winning streak and the NCHSAA Class 4A title with a 14-8 win over Lake Norman (Mooresville, North Carolina) on May 21. Mark Schachte led all players with four goals and helped the Crusaders jump out to an 8-0 lead. The victory was the Crusaders third consecutive championship. They won the Class 3A/2A/1A championship in each of the previous two seasons.
Marvin Ridge (Waxhaw, North Carolina) defeated Carrboro (North Carolina) 16-3 to win the Class 3A/2A/1A championship on May 20.
The Mavericks were making their third-straight trip to the title game, but came out on top this time. Marvin Ridge jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first half, led by sophomore Cam Renner who finished the game with five goals and four assists. Renner scored two goals in the first three minutes of the game. Kyle Atlas scored four goals and had two assists in the win.
Christ School (Arden, North Carolina) head coach Jeff Miles won his 150th game on April 12 in a 17-6 win over Greenville (South Carolina). Miles founded the Greenies program in 2002 and has not had a losing season since 2003.
Hoggard (Wilmington, North Carolina) head coach Steve Treman passed 140 career wins with his team’s 18-3 record this season. Treman, who has been the Vikings head coach since 2007 is 146-46 in his career.
Marvin Ridge (Waxhaw, North Carolina) head coach John Dodd won his 100th career game against West Stokes (King, North Carolina) on May 6.
Southwest Guilford (High Point, North Carolina) junior, Will Hasinger, had the most known goals this season with 87.
Jack Maginnes from Page (Greensboro, North Carolina) and Michael Meley from Northern Guilford (Greensboro, North Carolina) tied for the most assists this year with 79 each.
Maginnes led the state with 139 points.
As of this posting, Chapel Hill (North Carolina) senior, Kyle Hornik, led the state in most known saves with 279.
In the single game department, Providence (Charlotte, North Carolina) senior Jack Morelock led the state with an 11-goal game against Butler (Matthews, North Carolina) on March 17.
Maginnes had the most known assists with an 8 assist game on March 11. He tied for the season lead for most points in the same game with a 13-point game against Western Alamance (Elon, North Carolina).
Morelock tied with Maginnes with a 13-point game in the Butler game.
Jacksonville (Jacksonville, North Carolina) goalie Alex Leifheit, had the most known saves with a 22-stop night against New Bern (North Carolina) on April 29.