Logan Santos, St. Paul’s (Md.)
Santos scored four goals as the Crusaders opened conference play with a win over the No. 1 team in the nation. Santos helped St. Paul’s to a 12-9 win over McDonogh (Md.), which was coming off a win over Culver Academy (Ind.) earlier in the week.
St. Paul’s went up 7-2 early in the game and withstood a McDonogh barrage that tied the game late in the third quarter.
“We worked all offseason on sweat performance…you could see on the field today we were giving more effort,” said Santos told miaasports.net. “We were getting after it.”
Santos is an Ohio State commit who transferred to the Brooklandville school after spending time at New Hanover in Wilmington, N.C. He has nine goals and one assist to go along with seven ground balls for the Crusaders this season.
Player of the Week Honorable Mentions
Luke Ackermann, Pingry (N.J.)
Ackermann scored three goals as Pingry upset Bridgewater-Raritan (N.J.) 7-5 last week. Bridgewater-Raritan was the No. 18 team in the NJ.com Top 20. The senior had two assists in the season-opener against Phillipsburg (N.J.).
Brooks Baro, McIntosh (Ga.)
Baro reached the 300 Club with two goals against St. Pius X (Ga.) last week. The junior has 300 career points, joining Ben Hull of Kennesaw Mountain (Ga.) and Eric Malever of Woodward Academy (Ga.) as Georgia juniors to reach 300 this season. Baro has 177 career goals and 123 career assists.
Dominic Corto, York Suburban (Pa.)
Corto became the all-time leading scorer in program history just two games into his junior year. Corto scored a goal in the first quarter to break Colin Mailman’s record and finished the night with four goals and seven assists. He broke Mailman's record of 193 points. Corto has been consistent through his first two seasons - scoring 93 points as a freshman and 94 as a sophomore. With 11 assists and six goals through the first two games this season, Corto is now the program leader with 219 career points.
Jake Maguffin, Commack (N.Y.)
Maguffin totaled five points on three goals and two assists to help Commack (N.Y.) to its first Suffolk County win of the season. Maguffin’s performance helped his team to an 11-10 win over Smithtown East (N.Y.) He added five more goals against Northport (N.Y.) and Riverhead (N.Y.) earlier in the week.
Garrett Meuninck, Starr’s Mill (Ga.)
Meuninck went 21-for-21 against Trinity Christian (Ga.) to surpass 600 career faceoff wins. The junior now has 617 career wins, which is just 28 away from the current best-known leader in wins, Nick Jones from Greater Atlanta Christian (Ga.).
Tanner Pohl, The First Academy (Fla.)
Pohl tied for the lead for most points in a game and took over second place for the most assists in a game with a 17-point, 11-assist game against Dalton (N.Y.) on March 28. He also tied Mikey Berkman (West Orange) for the most assists in a game in Florida history with his performance. Pohl helped his team to a 15-5 victory and assisted teammate David Prinsell score nine goals in the victory.
Liam Powderly, McDonogh (Md.)
The senior scored four goals and three assists against Culver Academy (Ind.) to help McDonogh to a 12-11 win. Culver Academy was ranked as the No. 2 team in the nation.
Kevin Ritter, Wakefield (N.C.)
The senior reached 300 career points against defending Ohio Division 2 champion St. Frances de Sales (Ohio.). Ritter totaled 12 assists and nine goals last week, which included assisting on the game-winning goal against de Sales in the 7-6 victory. He helped Wakefield to a 15-0 win over Wake Forest (N.C.) with four goals and three assists.
Jack Rooney, St. Dominic (N.Y.)
Rooney’s second goal of the game broke open a 7-7 tie and helped his team to a 10-8 win over Jericho (N.Y.) on Tuesday. Rooney finished the game with two goals and seven assists. He followed that up with four goals and two assists in a 15-6 win over Baldwin (N.Y.) on Thursday.
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